Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
11 - 17 May 2000
Issue No. 481
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

ShootingShooting for the clay
The eerie silence of the Pyramids contrasts sharply with gunfire thundering in the air. Nashwa Abdel-Tawab put on her ear plugs to see, not hear, clay target shooting
The genie was kind
Egypt's football coach wanted to fall in a tough World Cup qualifying group. He had his way
A champ falls
Ismail El-Baqri, who helped make the sports section of Al-Ahram one of the liveliest and most popular fixtures, died last week of a heart attack. --read on--
Ahli's table tennis girlsFemmes fatales
Ahli's table tennis girls turn the tables on the men. Abeer Anwar reports on the fairer sex
The flab four
SumoWhile sumo wrestling is not exactly the national pastime, the country is trying to make room -- and a lot is needed -- for the sport, Eman Moemen reports
'I have a dream'
Seven months after taking office, Egypt's youth and sports minister spoke to Inas Mazhar about why Egypt can and should host the 2008 Olympics
Blitzkrieg in Ismailia
One victory stood out head and shoulders above the rest as all three Egyptian clubs won their first-leg matches in their respective African championships, reports Abeer Anwar

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