Egypt’s Consumer Protection Agency Bans Orange Ad Following Social Media Backlash

Egypt’s Consumer Protection Agency Bans Orange Ad Following Social Media Backlash

  Orange’s latest campaign was initially designed with the intention of encouraging our Egypt’s team to qualify for FIFA’s 2018 World Cup. Atef Yaqoub, Head of the Consumer Protection Authority, however has received multiple complaints regarding the ad’s content. Indeed, Ghada Waly, Minister of Solidarity, has been quite vocal about her disapproval of this new […]

Egypt’s Gymnastics Team Says It Needs More Recognition and Appreciation

Egypt’s Gymnastics Team Says It Needs More Recognition and Appreciation

Al Masry Al Youm just posted a video containing footage of the young ladies of Egypt’s very own National Gymnastics Team, and basically, you need to watch it. For real, these talented athletes really want you to watch it.   The video shows the girls talking about how they don’t receive any kind of recognition, […]

New Campaign Asks Egyptians Not to Jinx Their Chances at Qualifying for the World Cup

New Campaign Asks Egyptians Not to Jinx Their Chances at Qualifying for the World Cup

  The last time Egypt got a chance to qualify for and participate in the FIFA World Cup was in 1990; that was about 28 years ago. We’ve been trying to qualify for the World Cup ever since, with no luck whatsoever.     Some might argue that this year is the most promising year, […]

Our Favorite Looks from Dubai World Cup 2017

Our Favorite Looks from Dubai World Cup 2017

by Alaa Fares

The world’s equal best racehorse Arrogate defied a slow start to dominate the final stages of the US$10million Dubai World Cup, to see his career – read, annual – earnings eclipse $17million…but no, we’re not here talk about that.   We’re gathered here today to talk about how Dubai World Cup 2017 was a stylish […]

Sia to Headline Dubai World Cup 2017

Sia to Headline Dubai World Cup 2017

  Everyone going to the Dubai World Cup will be swinging from chandeliers because Australian pop powerhouse Sia just announced that she’s headlining it.   The 41-year-old singer who took over our hearts with hits such as Chandelier, Elastic Heart, The Greatest and much more, is set to play a 70-minute set at the Meydan […]

Shocking News: FIFA’s Big Boss Sepp Blatter Resigns After 17 Continuous Years

Shocking News: FIFA’s Big Boss Sepp Blatter Resigns After 17 Continuous Years

By Mohamed Essam

Sepp Blatter announced that he stepped down from FIFA’s presidency. The surprising and shocking news come after a whole week of bribery scandal rumors and the arrest of FIFA officials on suspicion of years of bribe-taking. The 79-year-old Swiss man said that he will organize a FIFA congress to pick a replacement for him. The […]

The 6 Best Goalkeepers at the World Cup

The 6 Best Goalkeepers at the World Cup

(Where they play and other fun facts)

Now that the FIFA 2014 World Cup is over, I felt obliged to write a little “hat’s off” to the men whose job it is to leap and sprawl acrobatically across 7.3 meters of open space, preventing a football from getting into their net. It’s common for most to talk about incumbent football stars during […]

10 Cry Me a River Moments from the World Cup

10 Cry Me a River Moments from the World Cup

We’ve seen a lot of celebrations and surprises this World Cup, but we’ve also seen a lot of tears, heartbreak and love. Here are some of the most memorable “cry me a river” moments from this year’s tournament:   Some things never change We know that Suarez left Liverpool, but he showed great sportsmanship here… […]

Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina

Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina

AKA The 2014 World Cup Final

Well, I can’t say I am surprised by the result of last night’s World Cup final, but I am surprised that it took so long for Germany to get ahead. Off the bat, both teams were defensive and a little rigid, La Albiceleste were crammed by the Germans and couldn’t maneuver their way towards Manuel […]

North Korea in the World Cup Finals?

North Korea in the World Cup Finals?

  According to North Korean news, North Korea isn’t just participating in the World Cup, but has also qualified to the finals! How on earth they managed to come up with that kind of news and make their people believe it beats me!     Surprisingly, they’ve been doing rather well with a 7-0 triumph over […]

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