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Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition
World

Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition

TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. The American gymnastics superstar withdrew from Thursday’s all-around competition…
Swimmer Farida Osman thanks Egypt for bringing her back amid outbreak
Egypt

Swimmer Farida Osman thanks Egypt for bringing her back amid outbreak

Egyptian international swimmer Farida Osman on Monday thanked the government for safely returning her to Egypt amid the spread of…
From winners to worriers: isolated athletes face mental health risks
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From winners to worriers: isolated athletes face mental health risks

Fear, stress and money worries: coronavirus lockdown is hard for anyone, but athletes are facing extra mental health risks as…
‘Putting us in danger’ – athlete concerns grow ahead of Olympics
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‘Putting us in danger’ – athlete concerns grow ahead of Olympics

Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi said athletes were being forced to take health risks as competitors started to speak…
Olympic makeover: all aboard for new sports lighting up Tokyo 2020
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Olympic makeover: all aboard for new sports lighting up Tokyo 2020

Modern upstarts skateboarding and surfing as well as the ancient martial art of karate are among new sports for 2020…
BBC names two Egyptians among world’s 100 most inspiring women
Egypt

BBC names two Egyptians among world’s 100 most inspiring women

Two Egyptian women, acclaimed swimmer Farida Osman and AI entrepreneur Rana al-Kaliouby, are part of the BBC’s 2019 list of…
Egypt’s Ahmed al-Gendy wins UIMP’s Best Junior Athlete second time in a row
Egypt

Egypt’s Ahmed al-Gendy wins UIMP’s Best Junior Athlete second time in a row

Egyptian Pentathlete Ahmed al-Gendy snatched the Best Junior Athlete title at the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) for the…
Wrestler Samar Amer wins gold medal at African Wrestling Championship 2019
Egypt

Wrestler Samar Amer wins gold medal at African Wrestling Championship 2019

Egyptian 24-year-old Samar Amer Ibrahim Hamza won the gold medal in the 72 kg weight class at the African Wrestling…
Mohamed Salah and other Egyptian athletes win MBR Creative Sports Awards
Egypt

Mohamed Salah and other Egyptian athletes win MBR Creative Sports Awards

  The “Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum Creative Sports Award” announced on Monday that Egypt won five awards for major achievements…
Four Egyptian women listed in top 5 squash player rankings
Health & Fitness

Four Egyptian women listed in top 5 squash player rankings

Egyptian women dominated the top five spots on list of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour, for April’s top 20…
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