- World Cup is Next Goal for Soccer Teens in Hijab
FIFA's final approval on head coverings for players in international competition is energizing Arab female football (soccer in U.S.) players. In Egypt, many more players can now set sights on the World Cup for under-17 players in Jordan in 2016.
- Kicking and Screening: celebrating soccer films from Brazil to Egypt
The sixth edition of the football film festival kicks off in New York with a focus on Brazil It may be one of the most successful failed blind dates in sporting history: In April 2009, when Rachel Markus, a former NYU film student and freelance writer, met up with Greg Lalas, also a writer and former professional soccer player, romance didn't spark. But when the pair's conversation turned to ...
- Zamalek club chief bows out of Egypt presidential race
Mortada Mansour declares his full backing for former defence minister Abdul Fattah Al Sissi?s candidacy
- Soccer-African Champions League results
CAPE TOWN, March 30 (Reuters) - African Champions Leaguethird-round second leg results on Sunday:In Cairo: Zamalek (Egypt) 5 Nkana FC (Zambia) 0First leg: 0-0; Zamalek won 5-0 on aggregateIn Garoua: Coton Sport (Cameroon) 0 Entente Setif (Algeria) 1First leg: 0-1; Entente Setif won 2-0 on aggregateIn Khartoum: Al Hilal (Sudan) 0 AC Leopards (Congo) 0First leg: 1-1; Al Hilal won on the away goals ...
- Family feud resumes in southern Egypt, killing 2
ASWAN, Egypt (AP) ? Clashes between an Arab clan and a Nubian family resumed Sunday in Egypt's south, killing two people and wounding four, health officials said, leaving the tourist city of Aswan on the edge despite a high-profile government effort to end the bloodshed.
- Bartlett boys soccer team ties Cordova
For the first half Thursday night, Bartlett didn?t look like the area?s undefeated soccer team. But fortunately for the Panthers, there was a second half.
- Soccer-Holders Al Ahli knocked out of African Champions League
(Reuters) - Holders Al Ahli of Egypt were sensationally eliminated from the African Champions League after losing 3-2 at home to namesakes Al Ahli Benghazi of Libya in the final knockout round on Saturday. Al Ahli, title winners a record eight times, missed out on the group phase after being beaten 4-2 on aggregate after the second leg which was hosted in Alexandria because Ahli are prohibited ...
- Egypt Al-Jazeera trial resumes March 31
CAIRO (AP) ? Defense lawyers in Egypt's trial of three journalists and 17 others cross-examined prosecution witnesses Monday, grilling them over seized equipment and footage shot by the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera English that the prosecution says undermines national security.
- Key events in Egypt since the 2011 uprising
CAIRO (AP) ? Here are some key events from more than three years of turmoil and transition in Egypt:
- EURO 2020 set to polish Turkey?s tarnished image
Turkey, eager to polish its image tarnished by a politicized match-fixing scandal, a massive corruption scandal, hard-handed police tactics against anti-government demonstrators and a bruising domestic power struggle, has emerged as a favourite to host the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final. ?We think we will be awarded the two semi-finals and finals and we deserve [?]