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Egypt’s football team fly to Tokyo in preparation for Olympics

Egypt’s Olympic football team, led by Shawky Gharib, will travel to Tokyo on Thursday for the upcoming event. The squad included 22 players who went through their last training on Wednesday evening at the Cairo International Stadium, in preparation for traveling to Japan to participate in the Tokyo Olympics. The team is scheduled to conduct …

Daily News Egypt

Sherif El Arian

Funding is reason behind Egypt’s few Olympics medals, budget for Tokyo’s preparation exceeds EGP 300m, we only received EGP 23.3m: Al Arian

Despite the great human potential of Egypt, it only succeeded in winning 31 medals throughout its history in the Olympics. Daily News Egypt interviewed Sherif El-Arian, the secretary general of the Egyptian Olympic Committee and the chairperson of the Egyptian Modern Pentathlon Federation in order to discuss the reason behind this and the preparations for …

Abdulrahman Al-Shuweikh

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NHL players won’t take part in 2018 Olympics

The NHL will not adjust its season next year, meaning a host of top ice hockey players will miss the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The sport’s top league could not reach a deal with the IOC.The National Hockey League (NHL) announced their decision on Monday, meaning that players from the league are …

Deutsche Welle

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Olympics boosted Brazil to tourism record

Brazil saw a record number of international tourists in 2016, boosted by the Olympic Games. Some 6.6 million foreign tourists visited the country in Latin America.Hosting the Olympic Games in 2016 boosted tourist numbers to a new record for Brazil, the Tourism Ministry said. Some 6.6 million foreign tourists visited Brazil for the first Olympic …

Deutsche Welle

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Misbehaving at the Olympics

Some athletes use the two weeks away from home to blow off more than a little steam. They don’t seem to take into account that their behavior can get them arrested, sent home and even banned from future Olympics.

Deutsche Welle