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The team is now preparing for the 2017 FIBA Basketball World Cup for juniors, which will be hosted by Egypt
For the first time in history, Egypt will host the 2016 World Helice Championship from 4-9 October
Egyptian squash players witnessed another victorious day on 23 September at the final matches of the 2016 Al-Ahram Squash Open. The first match of the day took place in the presence of legendary former squash champion Ahmed Barad, Egyptian Squash Association President Assem Khalifa, and Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Khaled Abdel Aziz. The …
Ali Farag will play against Karim Abdel Gawad, while Nour El-Sherbiny will take on Raneem El-Welily in the final matches
On 19 September, Al-Ahram International Squash Open celebrated its last qualifier round, which serves as a qualifier to the quarterfinals. Egypt’s Tarek Momen defeated his compatriot, Mohamed Reda in all three matches with 11-4, 11-5, 11-3, resulting in final score of 3-0. Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad won against Scottish Greg Lobban 3-1 with match points …
The 2016 Junior World Modern Pentathlon Championships has come to an end, celebrating the mix relay competitions’ finals at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday. The Italian team, which included Matteo Cicinelli and Francesca Tognetti, won the gold medal, after they acquired 1,428 points. The French team, composed of Brice Loubet and Pulcherie Delhalle, acquired …
The 2016 Junior World Modern Pentathlon Championships was held at Cairo International Stadium from 12-18 September, at which South Korea’s Sunwoo Kim and Guatemala’s Charles Fernandez were crowned this year’s champions. Around 28 countries participated in the event this year, including Egypt, Italy, South Korea, Chile, Hungary, Great Britain, Belarus, Germany, Russia, Poland, Japan, France, …
Thursday’s Europa League group phase action featured Mainz’s clash against Saint-Etienne and Manchester United’s trip to Feyenoord. Schalke met a Nice side which features Mario Balotelli.
Aleksander Ceferin of Slovenia has been elected as the new president of UEFA, European football’s governing body. Ceferin is to complete the term of banned former President Michel Platini.
As the Champions League returns, Borussia Mönchengladbach face familiar foes Manchester City, while Bayern Munich open against Russian side FC Rostov. Get the latest quotes and team news here.
A new Champions League season is starting amid ongoing debate about its controversial upcoming reforms. The changes will only benefit the continent’s biggest clubs and damage UEFA, writes Olivia Gerstenberger.
The idea of merging the Olympic and Paralympic Games has been discussed from time to time. However but there is little support for the idea among the associations that govern the various sports represented.
Angelique Kerber is the new No.1 in the women’s professional tennis ranking. The US Open winner is the first German woman to top the list since Steffi Graf’s last reign ended in 1997.
Clubs at the upper end of the table are investing significantly, so their commercial revenue growth has enabled increased spending
The Bundesliga is back in action after an awkwardly-placed international break. RB Leipzig host a Bundesliga game for the first time but not before a marquee clash between Schalke and Bayern Munich and the Hessen Derby.
Ryan Lochte will not swim competitively for ten months, meaning he’ll miss next year’s World Championships. He’ll also forfeit $100,000 of bonuses as part of the penalty for his drunken escapades during the Rio Olympics.
On 5 September, Gezira Sporting Club (GSC), under the presidency of Assem Abbas, held an event to honour its players who participated in Rio’s Summer Olympics. The aim of this honouring ceremony was motivating and preparing the champions for the Tokyo Summer Olympics 2020. The event was celebrated to honour equestrian champion Karim El-Zoghby, and …
Government hopes that cultural, sports events will rejuvenate Egypt’s tourism
Japan’s Kei Nishikori edged past Andy Murray in a see-sawing five set thriller in the US Open quarterfinal. The number six seed won 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal since 2014.
For the first time in 12 years, tennis star Rafael Nadal has failed to reach a quarterfinal in one of the four Grand Slams. The 30-year-old was beaten in five sets by 22-year-old Lucas Pouille in New York.
Former Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger won’t be playing any European football for the rest of the year. His club have elected not to take him along on its Europa League campaign.
At the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics, Egyptian swimming champion Farida Osman qualified for the semi-finals in the 100-metre freestyle, achieving a new African and Arab record. Osman also broke all records achieved by former Egyptian swimming champion Rania Elwany at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics, 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics, and 2000 Sydney Summer …
Serena Williams’ quest to break the record for the most ever women’s major titles, held jointly with Steffi Graf, is still on course. On Saturday, the American demolished Sweden’s Johanna Larsson in straight sets.
Two days after Felipe Massa announced his retirement, McLaren’s Jenson Button says that after this season he’s going on sabbatical for a year. But the 2009 driver’s champion isn’t ruling out a comeback.
Former Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger won’t be playing any European football for the rest fo the year. His club have elected not to take him along on its Europa League campaign.
Could this be one of the moments that decides the 2016 Formula 1 title? Defending champ and standings leader Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest time at qualifying in Monza by half a second over rival Nico Rosberg.
There were no massive upsets in the early women’s action at the US Open on Friday. But American Madison Keys pulled off an amazing back-from-the-dead act against Japan’s Naomi Osaka.
Germany’s football association has said that it will support Alexander Ceferin in the upcoming UEFA presidential election. He is one of three candidates vying to replace Michel Platini.