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The penultimate day of Rio 2016 had plenty of drama on the soccer pitch and in track and field.
German beats defending champion Keshorn Walcott (bronze) thanks to a mammoth throw. Röhler was not the favorite but had shown promise before Rio.
In Egypt, the national football team has always monopolised the spotlight of the country’s sports scene, supported and cheered for by the population and officials. This year, and especially with the Rio Olympics taking the sports world by storm, the spotlight has started to shine on other team sports, specifically handball. Winning the 2016 African …
Kenyan athletes will kickstart their event at the Rio Olympics on Friday under a dark shadow after team manager Michael Rotich was sent home following bribery allegations. Kenyan police have arrested Rotich in Nairobi.
The younger brother of one of the Brussels suicide bombers will compete for Belgium at the Olympic Games in Brazil after winning gold at the European Taekwondo Championships.
Currently number 98 in the world table tennis rankings, Meshref will also compete in the upcoming Table Tennis World Cup.
The three players that have qualified for the tournament are Seham El-Sawalhy, Ghofran Zaki and Hedaya Malak who will compete in the under-67kg, under-68kg, and under-57kg divisions respectively.
Egypt beat Tunisia (21-19) in the final of the African Handball Cup of Nations held Saturday night. This victory will also qualify Egypt for the 2017 IHF World Men’s Handball Championship in France. This also allows Egypt to qualify directly to the Rio Olympics in Brazil in June. The national handball team drove home fans to …
Egypt will play Tunisia in the final of the African Handball Cup of Nations on Saturday night