Khadiga Amin, the first Egyptian woman to compete in an Ironman triathlon, spoke to Daily News Egypt about her sporting career and her recent participation in the 2016 Sharm El-Sheikh ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup and Pan Arab Sprint Triathlon Championships, which concluded its events on 2 April. What is the Ironman triathlon? A triathlon is …
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Currently number 98 in the world table tennis rankings, Meshref will also compete in the upcoming Table Tennis World Cup.
Al-Zamalek Sports Club chairperson Mortada Mansour named Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud as the club’s honorary president on Monday. Saudi King Salman was visiting Egypt on a five-day trip, which ended on Monday. Mansour said he believes the Saudi king deserves the title of honorary president “thanks to his generous and continuous support to …
Mónaco defeated US player Jack Sock in the men’s singles’ final, with scores of 3-6, 6-3 and 7-5
Egyptian table tennis player Ibrahim Al-Husseini Hamato, 41, qualified for the 2016 Summer Paralympics that will be held in Brazil 7-18 September 2016. His qualification for the Paralympics came thanks to his performance in the African Qualifications for the games, which are the Olympic games for disabled players. Damietta’s governor, Ismail Abdel Hamid Taha, received …
Swiss ambassador to Egypt Markus Leitner talks to Daily News Egypt about Swiss companies’ concerns in investing in the Egyptian market
Egyptian teams scored a number of victories at the 2016 ATU Triathlon African Cup & Pan Arab Championships, organised by Alameda Triathlons and the Arab Triathlon Confederation, which concluded its events in Sharm El-Sheikh on 2 April. A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving swimming, cycling and running. The sport is included as an Olympian sport. The sport is performed both individually …
In an interview with Daily News Egypt on the occasion of the Port of Koper day in Cairo, held on 30 March by Luka Koper, DUOL General Manager Dušan Olaj spoke about the company’s activities in Egypt
The Port of Koper is ideal for perishable Egyptian goods, as it takes only three days for goods to arrive in Slovenia, says Dragomir Matić
A previous mutual cooperation agreement between Koper and several Egyptian ports, including Damietta and Alexandria, has provided the groundwork for Egypt and Slovenia to boost their economic cooperation
Heliopolis Sporting Club (HSC) held a press conference on Thursday to announce the 2016 National Squash Championship, which began on Friday. The five-day championship includes more than 800 players that will play on seven courts that were prepared for the championship. Ahmed Ragheb, head of the championship’s organisation committee and HSC board member, expressed that the …
Qualifying for the final match in Namibia means Egypt’s team has qualified for the 2016 Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup, to be held this December in India.
Egyptian Mohamed El-Shorbagy seized the title in the 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship final after defeating his compatriot Ramy Ashour with scores of 11-25, 11-5, 11-9 and a final score of 3-0. This is the second consecutive win for El-Shorbagy in the Allam British Open Squash Championship. Ashour, on the other hand, was the …
El-Shorbagy made it to the finals after defeating his compatriot Karim Abdel Gawad with scores of 11-8, 11-7, 11-7 and a final score of 3-0
The 2016 African Gymnastics Championships concluded its events with an impressive array of victories for Egyptian gymnasts at the 13th edition of the championship which was held in Algeria.
The Egyptians—Mohamed El-Shorbagy, Karim Abdel Gawad and Ramy Ashour—qualified for the semi-finals in the 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship, currently underway in Hull, England.
Egyptians squash players Ali Farag and Ramy Ashour have made it to the 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship quarterfinals, surprising spectators by beating the odds against higher-ranked players. Farag and Ashour will compete against each other in the next round. Egyptian players Mohamed El-Shorbagy, his brother Marwan El-Shorbagy, and Karim Abdel Gawad, have also …
The 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship is currently underway in Hull, England, where Egyptian champions Ali Farag, ranked fourteenth internationally, and Ramy Ashour, ranked fifth internationally, have made it to the quarterfinals. Farag surprised spectators by beating English squash player Nicholas Matthew, ranked third internationally, with scores of 4-11, 13-11, 10-12, 11-7, 11-4 and …
The head of the water polo division in Egypt speaks to Daily News Egypt about the challenges and victories of the sport
El-Askary, 26, started playing billiards at age nine, then began playing snooker when she was 20. What drew her to snooker was that, while billiards is simply a “pocket the ball and score” game, snooker is far more strategic, which is why El-Askary decided to play
Djokovic, ranked first internationally, managed to reach the finals after defeating Spain’s Rafael Nadal, ranked fifth internationally, in the semi-finals, with scores of 7-6 and 6-2
The novel is a fictionalised retelling of the lives of Edelstam herself, along with her mother Ingrid, and her grandmother Hilda, in Egypt
Also in the women’s individual compound competition, Egyptian Nancy El-Gibily won the bronze medal, while the gold medal went to Namibian Beanta Viviers
The 2016 BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, held in California, is almost at an end. Yesterday the two world champions, Serbian Novak Djokovic, ranked first internationally, and Spanish Rafael Nadal, ranked fifth internationally, played against each other. Djokovic came out on top, with scores of 7-6 and 6-2. In the other semi-final match, Canadian Milos …
Aruba qualified for the first time for the Olympics in taekwondo with female player Monica Pimentel
As for the women’s individual re-curve competition, Egyptians Reem Mansour and Hania Fouda, came in second and third place, respectively. First place went to Kenya’s Shehzana Anwar
To further investigate the state of the Greek tourism sector, Daily News interviewed George Alexiou, the owner of the Greek travel agency Santo-Line, based on the Greek island of Santorini
In the African Games, held from 5 to 19 September in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, Dina Meshref and Omar Assar won gold in the women’s singles and the men’s singles, respectively
This is not his first time participating in the Olympic Games; he competed in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics as well as in the 2012 London’s Summer Olympics
Gold went to British fencer Richard Kruse who scored 48 points