2013 Winners

Passant Rabie

Winner: Sport Award

Egypt Today, Egypt

Story title: And the fans play on

Story summary: Passant's story provides insight into the fervour and motivation behind a group of Egyptian football supporters. Tragedy struck 'the beautiful game' when 74 lives were lost as a result of fans and security forces clashing at a local football match in Port Said. Her article investigates the role of the Ultras Ahlawy, a group of hardcore fans who have been relentless in demanding justice for the dead. It shows that as well as being passionate about sport, they are as fanatical about their peaceful fight against injustice.

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