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Saudi Arabia Wins World Women Empowerment Award

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Riyadh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia won a world award for empowering women, in the sector of communications and information technology for the Year 2020. The award was accorded to the Kingdom by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Such achievement highlighted the ongoing back up of the women role, in all domains, reflecting the wise leadership keenness on promoting the new women generation contribution, that would bolster the drive of the national development, in the context of the National Shift Program as well as the ambitious anticipations of the Kingdom 2030 Vision. Saudi Women have significantly raised their active participation, in the labor market, in general, and promoting the digitally-administered economy, in particular.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Arabia is set to announce tomorrow hosting an international sports event, the first of its kind

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Riyadh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is set to announce tomorrow hosting an international sports event, the first of its kind, as part of a series of international sports events which recently witnessed tremendous success, thanks to an unlimited support extended by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense. Thanks to the Crown Prince’s support, the Kingdom played host to a number of major international sports events over the last two years covering international championships, tournaments and competitions, a press release said, citing Formula E and Dakar rally, Spanish super cup, Italian super cup, international tennis championships, first female WWE match, European golf tournaments for females and males, free w...

Minister of Sports holds a virtual meeting with Danish Ambassador

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Riyadh, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports, has held virtually a meeting with the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ole Moesby. During the meeting, they discussed aspects of joint sports cooperation between the two sides, and effective programs in the framework that serve sports between the two countries.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Sport Meets with Ambassador of Kazakhstan

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Riyadh, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sport met virtually here today with Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Berik Aryn. During the meeting, they discussed ways of cooperation through the exchange of joint programs, in preparation for signing a cooperation agreement and strengthening the sport partnership between the two countries, in a number of fields.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Minister of Sports launches support campaign in support of the Kingdom’s bid to host Asian Olympic Games 2030

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Riyadh, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports and Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, today launched a campaign in support of Riyadh's bid to host the 21st Asian Olympic Games 2030, citing that the Kingdom has officially submitted its nomination file to the Asian Olympic Council yesterday. In a key address during a ceremony to announce the move and launch Saudi Arabia's campaign in support of its candidature to host the event, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal vowed that Saudi Arabia is honored to host the Asian Olympic Games 2030 as the occasion will constitute an unvalued opportunity to stimulate sports, social and cultural changes for better future in the Kingdom according to the Kingdom's vision 2030 under the support of the Custodian of the Two Holy...

Syrian football team to play several friendly matches within new phase of preparations

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Damascus, The Syrian men’s national football team will start a new stage of training in the next month through which it will play a number friendly matches in framework of its preparation for completing its competitions in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and the 2023 Asian Cup. The national team will start an external training camp in the United Arab Emirates at the beginning of next month, during which it will play a friendly match with the Kuwaiti national team on the twelfth of next month, while it will play a second friendly match with the Uzbekistani national team on the twelfth of next November, and five days later it will play a third friendly match with its Emirati counterpart. The national football conducted local training during the past month in Damascus and Lattakia throug...

Messi staying at Barcelona

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Barcelona, Lionel Messi confirmed on Friday that he is staying at Barcelona until the end of the 2020-21 season. In an interview published on the website Goal he said: "I am going to continue at this club because the president has told me that the only way I can leave is if I pay the 700 million euros and that is impossible, according to dpa.   Source: Saudi Press Agency