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Port Said emerges as Egypt’s focal point of soccer-driven protest

Port Said, the Suez Canal city associated with the worst incident in Egyptian sporting history, is emerging as a prime locus of soccer-driven protest in a country that does not brook dissent. Repeated protests in the city are laden with soccer’s tangled involvement and key role in the 2011 popular revolt that toppled president Hosni …

James Dorsey

Nile Cooperation akin to teamwork in sports

For any football team, you have the goal keeper, defenders, midfielders, strikers, and the coach. These entities blend together so as to secure victory for their team. Separately, they would achieve nothing, for it is through team work (cooperation) that the eleven players can face their opponents (challenges) and win. The players are organised into …

John Rao Nyaoro

Football clubs tackle eSports

Schalke and other football clubs have set up their own eSports teams. What’s surprising about this is that it goes well beyond soccer simulations like FIFA or Pro Evo. Footie clubs in eSports, can it work?

Deutsche Welle

Kuwaiti rulers fight their internal battles on the sports field

Political infighting within Kuwait’s ruling family is about to take a dramatic turn with reports that the Gulf state plans to dissolve its national sports organisations in a blatant illustration of the incestuous relationship between sports and politics. The expected Kuwaiti move, part of an effort to sideline Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of …

James Dorsey

Chinese retailer buys Inter Milan

With football fever growing in China, another investor from the country is shooting for the sport’s foreign market. Electronics giant Suning has purchased a majority stake in storied Italian football club Inter Milan.

Deutsche Welle

Saudi Arabia uses football to isolate Iran

  Saudi Arabia is using football and its influence in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to expand its campaign to isolate Iran, complicate Iran’s return to the international fold in the wake of the nuclear agreement, strengthen Iranian hardliners in advance of next month’s crucial elections in the Islamic republic, and deflect attention from mounting …

James Dorsey

Elneny in Paris for medical check up before joining FC Arsenal

Egyptian international midfielder Mohamed Elneny will undergo medical in Paris Tuesday ahead of singing his contract with the Arsenal Wednesday. Former Arab contractors player and FC Basle midfielder is about to join the north London giants in a deal worth £ 7.4m but must first wait for a work visa before he is allowed to move to England ahead of join the Arsenal team by completing terms on a four and half year contract.

Mohamed Farouk

Sporting highlights of 2015

Usain Bolt, Barcelona FC and Lewis Hamilton figured big in the highlights of 2015. On the negative side, the doping scandal that hit Russian athletics and the latest terror attacks in Paris also made the headlines.

Deutsche Welle

2015: The year of the fall of football giants

2015 was marked by the fall of some of the major football heavyweights in the world,It began with Chelsea, the former Premier League champion 2014/2015. The Blues had finally recovered the Premier League title after five years of its absence, with its distinctive and successful coach, José Mourinho. Chelsea won the Premier League title with …

Daily News Egypt