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Egyptian woman tops squash world ranking

The Professional Squash Association ranked Egyptian Raneem El Welily as the world's No. 1 women's player on Tuesday, making her the first Egyptian woman to hold the sport's top spot. The international body's September rankings keep Egyptian Mohamed Elshorbagy in the men's No. 1 slot. Three other Egyptian men and women are ranked in the top 10. Egypt has long dominated the sport internationally. Longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak, overthrown in a 2011 uprising, was an avid squash player and promoted the sport. But soccer remains far more popular in the Arab world's most populous country, and receives much more official support. "I'm absolutely...