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Chinese amb. appreciates Egypt's support for Beijing hosting winter Olympic Games

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 - 11:36 GMT

The Chinese Ambassador in Cairo,Liao Liqiang, has greatly appreciated Egypt’s support for his country to host the winter Olympic Games.

PM, sports minister review investment opportunities at sports ministry

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 02:50 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli asserted the great interest attached by the State to supporting investment projects in various sectors in partnership with the private sector; with a view to boosting development, attracting further investments and offering more investment opportunities in the coming stage.

Egyptian Tokyo 2020 champions awarded Order of Sports by president Sisi

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 12:53 GMT

The tier of the order was designated according to the type of medal they earned in Tokyo 2020.

Egypt’s armed forces congratulate Feryal Ashraf, Kisho over their honorable performance at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Fri, 13 Aug 2021 - 08:56 GMT

Egyptian Armed Forces congratulated Feryal Ashraf, the Olympic Champion of Karate, after she won the gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Syrian 12-year-old, Tokyo Games' youngest competitor, exits in first round

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 11:18 GMT

Hend Zaza, at 12 the youngest athlete competing at the Tokyo Olympics, exited the table tennis tournament in the opening round.

Indonesia to launch new bid to host 2036 summer Olympics

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 10:10 GMT

The Southeast Asian country had been a contender to host the 2032 Games, alongside Hungary's capital Budapest, China, Qatar's Doha and Germany's Ruhr valley region among others.

El Wensh: It would be an honour to play at the Olympics

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 11:05 GMT

El Wensh’s name has emerged as one of the main candidates for one of the three places that will reinforce Egypt’s squad in the competition.

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.

Egypt handball team faces tough group in Tokyo Olympics

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 02:26 GMT

The Pharaohs were drawn in Group B alongside Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Japan and Bahrain.

Salah Is Our First Choice for the Olympics: Gharib

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 04:56 GMT

Egypt will send an official request to Liverpool to include Salah in Egypt’s squad in the Olympics.

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.

Japan's Anri: Precautionary measures in Egypt 2021 World Cup will be great reference for Tokyo Olympics

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 02:59 GMT

Anri said that the success of Egypt 2021 World Cup will be a reference to the Organisers of Tokyo Olympic Games.

Postponed Tokyo Olympics to open July 23 next year

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 06:07 GMT

The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021.

Tokyo postponement has 'no impact' on Paris 2024 Olympics, says organiser

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 07:08 GMT

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic will have "no impact" on the Paris Games, which will go ahead as scheduled in "summer 2024", the head of the organising committee Tony Estanguet told AFP on Tuesday.

Fate of Olympic torch relay in balance as virus worsens

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 12:16 GMT

The Olympic torch relay, due to begin Thursday from a symbolic site in Fukushima, will proceed as scheduled but organisers said they would re-assess in the coming days given the "worsening" coronavirus situation.

Sisi congratulates Egyptians on African Handball title

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 07:56 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has congratulated the Egyptian people and national team on claiming the title of the 2020 African Men's Handball Championship.

South Korea, Saudi Arabia seal Tokyo Olympics berths

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 - 09:57 GMT

South Korea and Saudi Arabia claimed two of Asia’s three places in the Olympic soccer tournament in Japan later this year after reaching the final of the Asian Under-23 Championship on Wednesday.

Egypian handball team prepares to face DRC

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The first men's handball team, led by the Spanish technical director Roberto Garcia Barondo, is preparing to face the Democratic Republic of the Congo at 7 pm on Sunday, at the end of the first round of the African Nations Cup hosted by Tunisia and qualif

Gharib leaves door open for Salah participation at the Olympics

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 - 09:37 GMT

Salah was one of the U-23 team’s players who participated in 2012 Olympic Games in London.

A record breaking attendance is expected tonight at Cairo Stadium

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 01:00 GMT

Over 75,000 fans will be at the stadium on Friday night which will set a new attendance record for this competition.

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