Rio de Janeiro Olympics

Olympic weightlifter, unsupported in Egypt, applied for Qatari citizenship
Egypt

Olympic weightlifter, unsupported in Egypt, applied for Qatari citizenship

Egyptian weightlifter Mohamed Ihab, who won the bronze medal at this month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, has said…
Judo committee head denies Shehabi sent home from Rio Olympics
Egypt

Judo committee head denies Shehabi sent home from Rio Olympics

The head of Egypt's judo federation has denied media reports that Egyptian judo player Islam al-Shehaby was sent home early…
Ibtihaj Muhammad, first US Olympian to compete in hijab
Life & Style

Ibtihaj Muhammad, first US Olympian to compete in hijab

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad came to the Rio Games determined to show the world that Muslim-American women could compete in elite…
Egypt’s Olympic dark horse aims and shoots for medal and LE2 mn
Egypt

Egypt’s Olympic dark horse aims and shoots for medal and LE2 mn

Chairman of the Egyptian Shooting Federation, Hazem Hosny, has promised Olympic shooter Afaf al-Hodhod LE2 million if she wins a…
Egyptian athlete defends himself after flag faux pas at Olympic ceremony
Egypt

Egyptian athlete defends himself after flag faux pas at Olympic ceremony

On Friday, the Egyptian Olympic squad joined the throng of athletes that flooded Rio de Janeiro's Maracan√£ Stadium for the…
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