Olympic Games

Nasser Maher dreams of winning a medal in Tokyo

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 04:36 GMT

Egypt U-23 national team has been drawn in Group C of the Tokyo Olympic Games alongside Spain, Argentina and Australia.

Were ancient Olympic events any different from those of modern times?

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 01:33 GMT

It is known that the ancient Olympic Games were a series of sports competitions conducted by representatives of the cities of ancient Greece, and held in honor of the god Zeus.

Brazil wants Neymar at Tokyo Olympics

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 - 10:45 GMT

Neymar inspired Brazil to their first Olympic gold medal in football on home soil in 2016, ending a six-decade odyssey.

Japan to begin allowing foreign athletes' entry next month: Nikkei

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 - 10:30 GMT

Athletes participating in this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo can begin entering Japan after it lifts its emergency declaration order next month.

Olympics: Fans, but no cheering, for delayed Olympic torch relay

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 10:09 GMT

Parts of Japan are currently under a virus state of emergency due to lift by March 7, with some areas possibly exiting the measure earlier.

Egypt opens U-23 friendly tournament with a goalless draw

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 04:21 GMT

Egypt U-23 national team started the U-23 friendly tournament with a goalless draw against South Korea.

Gharib announces squad for Brazil and South Korea matches

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 10:59 GMT

Ghareeb announced the team’s squad for November camp as the team will face Brazil and South Korea, as part of the preparations for Tokyo Olympic Games.

U-23 AFCON title is the pinnacle of my career, Sobhy

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 10:30 GMT

The winger, who was not called for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, led the Olympic team to win the title and secure a spot at Tokyo Olympic Games.

Olympic team coaching staff to help 600 families affected by coronavirus

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 10:50 GMT

Gharib led the national team to win the U_23 Africa Cup of Nations title and secure a spot at Tokyo Olympic Games.

Farida Osman thanks government for bringing athletes back home

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 - 02:02 GMT

Osman was preparing for her participation in the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo, initially schedule in 2020 summer, but the event was postponed to 2021.

Players born in 1997 to take part in 2021 Olympic Games

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 - 11:38 GMT

FIFA's decision allows players born after January 1997 to take part in Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021.

No deadline for Olympic decision - IOC's Coates

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 - 07:07 GMT

The International Olympic Committee's point man for the Tokyo Games has insisted there's no deadline to call off the event and that it was still going ahead as planned.

Coronavirus Could Postpone 2020 Olympic Games

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 - 02:07 GMT

Seiko Hashimoto, Japanese Olympics Minister, doesn’t rule out the possibility of postponing the 2020 Olympic games due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Egypt Olympic team face Argentina in March

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 - 12:00 GMT

Egypt U-23 team will face Argentina on 29 March in Dubai in the build-up to 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Egyptian Equestrian team qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 10:03 GMT

The Egyptian equestrian team qualified for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next summer, after the team topped the overall ranking of the Moroccan International Championship qualifying for the Games.

Farida Osman wins Silver medal in World Swimming Championship

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 - 01:28 GMT

Egyptian swimmer Farida Osman won the Silver medal in the 50m butterfly, during her participation in the World Cup Swimming Championships,

2019 Pentathlon African Championships to kick in Cairo Saturday

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 01:59 GMT

The 2019 Pentathlon African Championships, qualifying for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, will kick in Cairo Saturday.

1968 Olympics, symbol of turbulent times, turn 50

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 01:17 GMT

Former Olympic athletes lit a commemorative cauldron Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Games in Mexico City, a symbol of a worldwide year of turbulent times.

Actor Nomura to orchestrate Tokyo 2020 ceremonies

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Following a Tokyo 2020 board meeting in Fukushima Prefecture, Nomura was named as the chief executive creative director overseeing all four ceremonies.

Egypt aims to host 2030 World Cup, 2032 Olympic Games

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 02:50 GMT

Ashraf Sobhy, Egypt’s minister of youth and sports, revealed Egypt's plans to host the 2030 World Cup and the 2032 Olympic games.