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Cairo Stadium to host Zamalek matches once more

Zamalek return to Cairo stadium follows ban after 2012 stampede.Egypt's interior ministry has permitted Cairo's Zamalek football club to play its home games once again at the 75,000-seater Cairo Inter...
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Egypt bans ultra soccer fan clubs

Hardcore clubs banned over terrorism accusations A court in Cairo has banned all Egypt's hardcore soccer fan clubs, known as "ultras", over accusations of terrorism. The ruling on 16 May is cons...
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Cairo stadium to host African Super Cup

Al Ahly request authorities to allow fans to attend Cairo International Stadium is to host the African Super Cup between local side Al Ahly and Tunisia's Sfaxien on 22 February, according to the C...
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FIFA rules Cairo safe for World Cup qualifier

First international match since overthrow of Mubarak in 2011 FIFA, the international football governing body, has ruled that Cairo is safe to host the World Cup play-off between Egypt and Ghana on...
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Cairo withdraws from hosting Olympic event

The Egyptian Football Association has pulled out of hosting the African men's football Olympic qualifying tournament which was due to be held in Cairo from 26 November to 10 December. Egypt told th...
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Cairo Tower restored for 50th anniversary

Cairo tower, one of Cairo's most prominent landmarks, has undergone a EGP 35 million restoration process in time for its 50th anniversary in April 2011. Located in the heart of Cairo's embassy distric...
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Cairo celebrates Egypt Cup of Nations win

Jubilant fans took to the streets of Cairo in celebration on 31 January following Egypt
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Egypt and Ghana through to Cup of Nations final

Egypt plays Ghana in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Angola on 31 January. This is the third consecutive final for defending champions Egypt, which beat their great ri...
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Egypt out of running for World Cup

Egypt will not be travelling to South Africa to play in next year
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FIFA U20 World Cup in Egypt

The FIFA U20 world cup, the biennial world championship of association football for players aged under 20, opens in Egypt on 24 September. The opening match, between hosts Egypt and Trinidad and T...
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Egypt to host 2009 U-20s football world cup.

Egypt is to host the FIFA U-20 world cup, or the biennial world championship of association football for male players aged under 20, in 2009. The provisional dates for the tournament are 10-13 July....
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Egypt celebrates African Cup of Nations victory.

There has been partying in Cairo following Egypt
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Egypt tops gold medals table at All Africa Games.

Egyptian athletes took home 74 gold, 62 silver and 63 bronze medals from the All Africa Games that ran from 11-23 July, putting them at the top of the medals table for the fifth time in the history of...
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Special Olympics torch relay ceremony in Cairo.

Egypt is to host the first leg of the torch relay for this year
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International Egyptian marathon.

Roughly 2,000 people from 36 countries are expected to take part in the 14th edition of the international Egyptian marathon, which takes place in Luxor on 16 February 2007. The start and finish are at...


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