Al-Ahram Weekly Online   18 - 24 June 2009
Issue No. 952
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Not bad for starters
After an impressive opening game in which they ran Brazil ragged before going down on a last-minute controversial penalty, Egypt hope to play just as well when they face defending World Cup champions Italy later today. Inas Mazhar reports from South Africa
Big deals
Manchester United have accepted a world record 80 million transfer fee from Real Madrid which will see the Portuguese phenomenon, Cristiano Ronaldo, switch to Spain this summer once personal terms are agreed...
Speed demons
Egypt hosted the first Arab Motorcycling Championship, reports Ghada Abdel-Kader
Another Portuguese
Ahmed Morsy sees whether Ahli's newly appointed coach can follow in the footsteps of his illustrious predecessor

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