Egypt

The World Squash governing body has insisted that the upcoming 2015 World Men’s Squash Team Championships will go ahead as planned in Cairo, Egypt despite the withdrawal of several of the competition’s leading nations due to security fears.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has awarded its 2021 Men’s World Championship to Egypt, while the 2023 edition of the national team competition will be co-hosted by Poland and Sweden.

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has awarded its 2015 World Cadet Challenge junior event to the Egyptian city of Sharm El-Sheikh.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has confirmed the countries that have been shortlisted as potential hosts for its men’s World Championships in 2021 and 2023.

Egypt’s Sports Minister Khaled Abdel-Aziz has confirmed that the country has withdrawn its bid to stage the 2017 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations.

The president of the African Handball Confederation, Mansourou Aremou, has thrown the governing body’s support behind Egypt’s bid to host the sport’s men’s world championship in 2021.

The World Karate Federation (WKF) has announced its Premier League competition will take to Africa and South America for the first time, with Egypt and Brazil awarded legs on the 2015 calendar.

The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) has awarded its 2017 World Championships to the Egyptian capital of Cairo, while the evolution of the sport has continued with the introduction of a new fencing format.

Egypt will not send a team to next month’s International Aquatics Federation (Fina) World Swimming Championships (25m), which is being staged in Qatar.

The Women’s Squash Association (WSA) has announced that its 2014 World Championship will be staged in Cairo from December 15-20, with the event returning to Egypt for the first time since its inaugural edition in 1979.

The World Squash Federation has awarded the hosting rights for the 2015 World Junior Championships to Cairo in Egypt.

The World Squash Federation (WSF) has awarded the rights to host its 2014 World Cup to the Egyptian city of Sharm el-Sheikh.

The International Triathlon Union has opened a training and education facility in Cairo, Egypt.

The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has confirmed that Al-Masry football club is eligible to re-enter the Egyptian Premier League, following a ban from the competition after the Port Said stadium massacre.

Egyptian club Zamalek has urged its national football association to file a complaint with FIFA about board member age restrictions imposed by its government.

The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has announced it will this month stage a unique event for the Africa and Middle East region, entitled the Sport Security Forum: Challenges & Solutions.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the adoption of a centralised model for its marketing and broadcast rights to the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.