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Egypt plans historic bid for first Olympic Games in Africa in 2036


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Egyptian President Abdul Fattah El-Sisi has given the go-ahead for his nation to bid for the 2036 Olympic Games, a lofty goal that could position Egypt as the first African or Arab nation to host the world’s largest sports event. The announcement was made by Sport and Youth Minister Ashraf Sobhi during a reception for […]

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Another bid that the IOC can string along for a while before deep sixing it. Way too hot in the preferred time window along with Egypt being a security nightmare. The idea of hosting the Olympics in a country where ISIS has a significant presence should make this a very easy decision after a period of "dialogue."

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