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Zamalek win first match since Cairo tragedy

Zamalek win first match since Cairo tragedy

Egyptians Zamalek defeated Rwandans Rayon Sports 3-1 in the CAF Confederation Cup at the weekend -- their first game since 20 supporters died last month.

The deaths occurred outside a Cairo stadium as fans of the White Knights tried to force their way into a stadium.

Brazil in rush to finish stadiums 10 days from World Cup

With 10 days until the World Cup begins, Brazil was rushing on Monday to finish installing seats in stadiums and to deal with threats ranging from violent protests to dengue fever.

Ahly aerial power grounds Nkana in CAF Cup

Aerial power brought Egyptians Al-Ahly a 2-0 win over Zambians Nkana this weekend as the CAF Confederation Cup group stage kicked off.

Brazil beginning to realise their potential, says Scolari

Luis Felipe Scolari has issued an ominous warning to Brazil`s competitors for next year`s World Cup by claiming his team are gradually reaching a standard befitting of the country`s reputation.

Brazil protests fetch fare hike rollback

Brazils` two biggest cities on Wednesday rolled back transit fare hikes that had triggered massive protests as demonstrators clashed with police outside a Confederations Cup match.

Brazilians protest against Confederation Cup costs

The nationwide demonstrations, the most extensive since the unrest began 10 days ago, were relatively peaceful.