Three-time world squash champion Ramy Ashour of Egypt has announced his immediate retirement from the sport at the age of 31.
Paralympic gold medallist Hany Abdelhady secured the men's under-88 kilograms title on another successful day for Egypt at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai.
Hungary's draw with Egypt was enough to see them through to the main round of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Men's World Championship.
Qatar recovered from a shock opening defeat to Angola to beat Egypt in Group D of the International Handball Federation Men's World Championship.
The South African Football Association (SAFA) have claimed the manner in which the Confederation of African Football (CAF) awarded the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to Egypt was "unprocedural and unfair".
Egypt has been named as the host of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after beating sole rival bidders South Africa in a vote held at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee meeting in Dakar in Senegal.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have claimed they will decide on a replacement host for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on January 9, with Egypt and South Africa the two contenders.
Morocco have said they will not stage the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with Egypt now emerging as a potential host.
Egypt retained their Women's World Team Squash Championships title with victory over England in the final in Dalian in China.
Egypt and England progressed to the final of the Women's World Team Squash Championships with victories over Hong Kong and France respectively in China.
Top seeds and defending champions Egypt recovered from an early upset to reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Team Squash Championship in China.
Egypt's top-seeded stars continued their march at the World Junior Individual Squash Championships in Indian city Chennai as the quarter-final line-ups were decided.
Egypt take team event as first FISU World University Modern Pentathlon Championships ends in Budapest
Egypt ended the first World University Modern Pentathlon Championships on a winning note as they won the team event at the University of Budapest.
Internationally renowned sports stars from Egypt are a bit thin on the ground, give or take the odd squash player or émigrés like Jaroslav Drobny, the exiled Czech who took temporary political refuge under the African nation's flag and won Wimbledon back in 1954.
Egyptian players are expected to get their hands on both the men's and women's titles at this week's Professional Squash Association (PSA) British Open at the Airco Arena in Hull.