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Mohamed Safwat Becomes First Egyptian in 42 Years to Qualify for Australian Open

Mohamed Safwat Becomes First Egyptian in 42 Years to Qualify for Australian Open

Egypt’s Mohamed Safwat became on Saturday the first Egyptian player in 24 years to qualify for a Grand Slam. The 172nd seed defeated Russia’s Evgeny Donskoy 7-5, 6-4 to also become the first Egyptian in 42 years to play at the Australian Open, which kicks off on Monday. Safwat, 29, will face 8

Call the Super-Agent! How Arda Turan Might Try to Get His Career on Track

Call the Super-Agent! How Arda Turan Might Try to Get His Career on Track

At first Mino Raiola was surprised by the sound of his phone ringing. The fact that it was 1am was not the surprising part: as a football agent constantly on the move he had long since grown used to being called at all sorts of strange hours.

Why Danny Ings Should Be in the England Squad for Euro 2020

Tottenham supporters are understandably worried about Harry Kane’s injury and José Mourinho’s claim that the striker may not play again this season is also a concern for England fans. Kane suffered a hamstring injury on New Year’s Day and the Spurs boss seems uncertain about when he will return.

Manchester City’s Flaws Have Been Exposed but Singular Brilliance Remains

Manchester City’s Flaws Have Been Exposed but Singular Brilliance Remains

There was something almost refreshing about Manchester City’s performance in beating Manchester United in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday. Here was a Pep Guardiola side back to its best, passing and moving, a blur of a thousand midfielders confounding duller-witted opponents.

Firmino Is Picture Perfect Again as Liverpool’s Away-Day Goal Monster

Firmino Is Picture Perfect Again as Liverpool’s Away-Day Goal Monster

There was a funny moment at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as the TV camera team ran on to get that full-time shot, the one that frames the gurgling post-match summary.

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