El Gouna to Host Women’s World Championship for Squash

El Gouna to Host Women’s World Championship for Squash

Squash fans and Egyptians in general have a reason to be freakin’ excited. The Women’s World Championship for Squash has decided to come to the land of the Pharaohs. Yes, Egypt. The event is going to take place in the oh-so Instagrammable El Gouna from 5th-14th April where the world’s top female squash players will go head […]

Geddo Ali Getting a Football Remix Is the Best Thing About 2016

Geddo Ali Getting a Football Remix Is the Best Thing About 2016

Over the course of our social media adventures, while we were avoiding all the work we’re supposed to be doing, we bumped into this incredible video. The guys from Coca-Cola Egypt just took everyone’s favorite children song “Geddo Ali” and made it ten times better.   I’m not that much of a football fan, to […]

Egypt Fitness Fest Celebrates Fitness with a Carnival Atmosphere in Cairo

Egypt Fitness Fest Celebrates Fitness with a Carnival Atmosphere in Cairo

  Attention everyone, empty your calendars as Egypt Fitness Fest returns this year for round four on October 22nd, and it’s bigger and better than ever. Joining forces with the likes of Palm Hills Club, it’s bound to be a day full of fun activities for you and the rest of the family.     Think […]

Shewolves: Inspiring Egyptian Women Follow Their Passion for American Football

Shewolves: Inspiring Egyptian Women Follow Their Passion for American Football

  The Arab world, and Egypt especially, doesn’t have it easy when it comes to being a woman. Which is why it was quite refreshing when we found out about this team that consists of more than twenty Egyptian women, as young as 18 and as old as mid-thirties, juggling their responsibilities and their passion […]

A US Fitness Magazine Featured a Hijabi Woman on the Cover for the First Time

A US Fitness Magazine Featured a Hijabi Woman on the Cover for the First Time

You might have noticed something different about the October issue of Women’s Running magazine. Well, for the first time in the history of fitness and health magazines in the US, the cover star is wearing a hijab. Who is, you say? She’s Rahaf Khatib, a 32-year-old Syrian-American who is a hijabi marathoner that lives in Michigan with […]

Rio 2016 Olympics Might Be over, but Zabado Sa7el Olympics Aren’t

Rio 2016 Olympics Might Be over, but Zabado Sa7el Olympics Aren’t

  Just because Rio 2016 Olympics is over it doesn’t mean that the entire summer-themed Olympics are! Zabado has decided to drive the summer vibes and mix it with fitness all together by Telal’s shimmering beach at  the North Coast.     The Sa7el Olympics started on August 11th and will continue every weekend until September […]

Iranian Woman Held a Sign at the Olympics, Security Insisted She Puts It Down

Iranian Woman Held a Sign at the Olympics, Security Insisted She Puts It Down

  Darya Safai, an Iranian volleyball fan, held a sign in Rio 2016 stating: “Let Iranian Women Enter Their Stadiums,” she also wore a t-shirt holding the same statement. In response, the security working in the Olympics rushed to make Safai put the sign down; the International Olympic Committee bans political statements at the games.   “This […]

Tests Just Revealed Doping Among Lebanon Basketball Players

Tests Just Revealed Doping Among Lebanon Basketball Players

By Paula George

  The use of steroids is pervasive in all elite sports these days. So it comes as no surprise that several players on the Lebanese Basketball League tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, according to MTV Lebanon.   “We received the test results but cannot release the names, because after the player is notified of his positive test result, he […]

These Red Bruises on Rio’s Olympic Athletes Are Not from a Khena2a, They’re ‘Cupping’

These Red Bruises on Rio’s Olympic Athletes Are Not from a Khena2a, They’re ‘Cupping’

By Leena ElDeeb

  If you’ve been watching the Olympic games, you might have seen a couple of athletes (or more) with circular bruises – that look like they just had a big khena2a with someone. Worry not, they are a result of cupping, a process that is undergone using hot cups that suck on your flesh until it […]

Meet the Arab Flag Bearers in Rio 2016 Olympics

Meet the Arab Flag Bearers in Rio 2016 Olympics

By Leena ElDeeb

    With the Olympics starting, we’d like to gather up all the Arab flag bearers, making us proud in Rio, in one article here. We’ll start from the West to the East.     1. Mauritania: Jidou ElMoctar     He is a 31 year-old runner who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where he […]

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