Al-Ahram Weekly - Sports

From generation to generation

President of the Egyptian Modern Pentathlon Federation Sherif Al-Erian tells Inas Mazhar why Egypt is so good in the sport

Better than before

In its best performance yet in the tournament, Egypt won 13 medals at the Youth World Pentathlon Championships, reports Inas Mazhar

Another roll of the dice

Cairo football giants Ahly have hired yet another coach to try to get their house in order, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Egyptian has big task in 2024 Paris Olympics

Mohamed Shaaban is the first person from the Arab world and Africa to preside over the taekwondo events at an Olympics, reports Abeer Anwar

Soares’ ouster keeps Ahly searching for new coach

Portuguese Ricardo Soares stayed only two months as the club’s football coach, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Why Zamalek are champions

A wily coach, some outstanding rookies and a lethal trio of attackers gave the Cairo football club their second consecutive league title, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Lucky No 13

Egypt made history by winning the African Men’s Handball Junior Championship held in Kigali, Rwanda, reports Inas Mazhar

Winning with a baby

Giving birth last year did not prevent Egypt’s Nour Al-Tayeb from winning the CIB Zed Squash Open, reports Abeer Anwar

Glorious Degla girls

For the second year in a row, Egypt’s Wadi Degla football team are going to the finals of the 2022 African Women’s Champions League, reports Inas Mazhar

Dominance over

For the first time in over 20 years, Egypt lost in the Men’s World Junior Team Championship to arch-rivals England, reports Abeer Anwar

Joy in jail?

Egypt’s Zamalek football team have won their second league crown in succession but their president could be celebrating behind bars, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Canoeing in dead waters

Egypt is chosen to advance the sport in Africa, reports Inas Mazhar

Not too long ago

Zamalek are in the quarter-finals of a tournament they won less than a month ago, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

They did it again

The women’s unified football team of Special Olympics Egypt won the bronze medal for the second time in a row, reports Abeer Anwar

Makeover pays off

In the midst of a miserable stretch that has just about ended their league title hopes, Ahly benched their starters and brought in new blood. It worked, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

A wise man gone

Viken Djizmedjian (1961-2022)

No medals but admirable hosts

Egypt did not win any medals but received praise for its hosting of the World Fencing Championships, reports Inas Mazhar

In view

Zamalek are within touching distance of the league trophy. Alaa Abdel-Ghani reports on whether the Cairo club can go all the way

Handball heroes

Egypt claimed the African Handball Championship for the second time in a row, reports Inas Mazhar

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