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Out of the shadows: Young players set to shine at 2014 World Cup

In less than a month, all eyes across the globe will be on Brazil for the World Cup. Every four years, football addicts worldwide share new tactics, squad lists, expectations and hopes. Amid all the obvious gems, it’s worth searching for those young players who might not yet have the crown of stardom around their …

Fady Ashraf

The Rise of the Minnows

Egyptian football has been deeply affected by the political and social events that stormed the country since the 25 January 2011 Revolution, especially by the Port Said massacre, which occurred on 1 February 2012, where 72 Al-Ahly supporters were killed in the Port Said stadium by Al-Masry fanatics. However, Egyptian football is trying to recover, …

Fady Ashraf

Diables Rouges

World football fans are familiar with the names of Eden Hazard, Jan Vertonghen, Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini, Vincent Kompany, Thibaut Courtois and Simon Mignolet. Wwhat gathers this set of quality footballers are their Belgian passports. Belgium was never a football giant, as the national team appeared in 12 World Cups and their best result was …

Fady Ashraf

All-Egyptian finale to World Series Finals

Elshorbagy booked his place in the final with a 3-2 win over World No.1 Nick Matthew, his second consecutive win over the Englishman having beaten him in the 2013 Qatar Classic final, in a tense and hard-fought battle full of sublime squash action.

Daily News Egypt

Archery; a military skill turned sport

Originating as a military and hunting skill, archery dates back to at least 50,000 years ago. The ancient Egyptian civilisation was among the first to employ archery; both for hunting purposes and during warfare. With the advent of firearms, however, the bow and arrow were almost pushed to extinction. The first sign of revival for …

Rana Muhammad Taha