Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

  Egypt has been killing it in squash for the past few years. Our athletes’ killer talents have been celebrated internationally, and this year, The Gouna International Tournament was just another chance where Egypt, especially Alexandrians, show off their skills.   This year, the semi finals had four players from Alexandria. Marwan ElShorbagy, Fares Dessouky, Nour ElSherbini and […]

Why Squash Player Mohamed Elshorbagy Is #BrotherGoals

Why Squash Player Mohamed Elshorbagy Is #BrotherGoals

by Raghda Elsayed

  On today’s episode of Sibling Rivalry (joking, obviously, but not really), Marwan Elshorbagy, world #6, beats the #1 squash player in the world, Mohamed Elshorbagy, who also happens to be his older brother, at the quarter final of the 2017 Windy City Open squash tournament.   According to the PSA world tour, “It was Mohamed […]

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 […]

Egyptian Mazen Gamal Wins 2016 PSA Valencia Squash Championship

Egyptian Mazen Gamal Wins 2016 PSA Valencia Squash Championship

by Salma Iraqui

  Egyptian squash player, Mazen Gamal, just won the 2016 PSA Valencia Squash Championship’s title earlier this month in Spain. In his second semifinal match, Gamal also defeated Spain’s Iker Pajares Bernabeu.   Another Arab player, Kuwait’s Ammar Al-Tamimi, participated in the championship. Unfortunately, Al-Tamimi exited the tournament in the first round, after losing 3-2 to Spain’s […]

Squash by the Pyramids Raised the Bar to a Whole New Level

Squash by the Pyramids Raised the Bar to a Whole New Level

By Menna Abu-Zahra

  When I first heard that the unstoppable Squash by the Pyramids is set to make a comeback this year, I knew I had to attend that one-of-a-kind event. Yet, nothing prepared me for the majestic scene I was about to witness. I took a seat next to hundreds of excited Egyptians and foreigners who were […]

How Amr Mansi Raised the Bar and Set a New Standard for Squash

How Amr Mansi Raised the Bar and Set a New Standard for Squash

Why does Egypt absolutely crush when it comes to squash? The dominance of Egyptian players dates back to squash’s earliest days as an internationally competitive sport. After being invented at a British prep school in the 19th century, the sport spread throughout the empire, including to Egypt. Until this very moment, Egypt dominates the game with its […]

Squash Tournament by the Pyramids to Offer $200k in Prize Money

Squash Tournament by the Pyramids to Offer $200k in Prize Money

    Have you ever wanted to play squash in the shadow of the Great Pyramid? Well, whether that’s your life-long dream or not, more than 50 from the world top players will get to do just that next month! When we say top players, we mean Egyptian squash king Mohamed El-Shourbagy, and queen Nour […]

Egyptian Raneem El Welily Becomes #1 Women’s Squash Player in the World

Egyptian Raneem El Welily Becomes #1 Women’s Squash Player in the World

Egypt is globally known for its prowess at squash, and once again, the land of pharaohs has struck awe into the hearts of the global squash community. Today, Egyptian squash player Raneem El Weleily’s victoriously claimed the #1 world rank, according to the September 2015 Professional Squash Association (PSA) Women’s World Rankings. This victory makes El […]

6 Recent Egyptian Sports Achievements that Have Been Overshadowed by Al Ahly Vs. Zamalek

6 Recent Egyptian Sports Achievements that Have Been Overshadowed by Al Ahly Vs. Zamalek

By Mohamed Sayed El Kamash

During the past few weeks, social media, coffee shops, schools, universities and every single place Egyptians gather had one thing in common: a discussion about the mighty battle between Al Ahly and Zamalek. We debated the statistics of both teams, who is better, who deserves what, the players, their coaches, the club presidents, hair styles, etc. […]

Amr Shabana Wins 2014 Squash Tournament of Champions

Amr Shabana Wins 2014 Squash Tournament of Champions

In good news for Egypt, Egyptian squash star Amr Shabana beat out Gregory Gaultier in Today’s J.P Morgan Squash Champions Tournament 2014 in New York. The Egyptian pro beat the Frenchman 3/0 to seal the win, putting him on track to possibly regain the No. 1 title that he once owned between 2006 and 2008. […]