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Sabbagh: Syrian-Russian relations are deeply-rooted, strong

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Damascus, Speaker of the People’s Assembly, Hammoudah Sabbagh, met on Saturday member of the Russian State Duma Council , Murad Barev, head of sports federations and an accompanying delegation. Sabbagh described relations between Syria and Russia as “deeply- rooted,” adding that they were consolidated by the two wise leaderships in the two friendly countries. He hoped Syrian-Russian relations would develop in all domains, including sports, appreciating the ongoing constructive and fruitful cooperation between the Olympic Council in the Russian Federation and the Olympic Committee in Syria. For his part, Barev stressed the importance of developing Russian-Syrian relations in all fields, especially the parliamentary ones, saying that the Russian people are following with great inter...

CEO of Formula E Highlights Strong Partnership with Saudi Arabia

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Riyadh, The CEO of Formula E 2021, Jamie Reigle, said that Formula's partnership with Saudi Arabia is very strong and based on common goals. Jamie Reigle expressed, in an interview with Saudi Press Agency (SPA), his optimism about the success of Formula E Championship 2021 that is hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, highlighting the great support that the championship finds from Saudi government. This is the first time in the history of Formula E that the race to be organized at night in the city of Diriyah, the wonderful city that is registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List, he added. CEO of Formula E emphasized that Formula E Championship 2021 is held amid implementation of precautionary measures in accordance with the health protocol of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   ...

Syrian national football team in the 76th place of FIFA World classification

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Zurich, The Syrian national football team came in the 76th place at the FIFA classification. The Syrian football team advanced to the 10th rank in Asia classification and in 9th position in the Arab World, according to FIFA. Belgium remains top of the latest FIFA ranking followed by the French and Brazilian teams. UK, Portugal, Spain, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico and Italy were respectively ranked between 3rd and 10th positions. The FIFA World Ranking is a ranking system for national teams in association football.   Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Syrian equestrian regains brilliance in international show jumping championships

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Abu Dhabi,  Syrian Equestrian has regained its brilliance in the international championships of the horse show jumping after cutout from foreign participation last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, which has affected sport around the world. In the one-star and two-star Sharjah International Show Jumping Championship the Syrian knights have achieved good results as knight captain Yaser al-Sharif was ranked in the 4th  position in a time of 30.63 sec., while rider Amro Hamsho won the 5th position in a time of 31.28 sec. within the  two consecutive round competition and its course is designed with hit barriers height 130 cm category. In the 135cm barriers height category competition, which was held on one-round specification with a round differentiation, as knight Amro Hamsho ranked...

HRH Crown Prince to Patronize Saudi Cup 2021

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Riyadh, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, will patronize, tomorrow evening, the ceremony of the most valuable global race in the world, the Saudi Cup 2021, in its second edition, at King Abdulaziz Equestrian Field, in Janadriyah, Riyadh . The most famous trainers, racers, and horses in the world will participate in the championship, with prizes amounting to $30.5 million. The total number of horses participating in King Abdulaziz Equestrian Field is 77 from 13 countries, with a prize of $20 million to the winner. The horses participating in the race are headed by “Chuwa Wizard”, “Bangkok“, “Great Scot”, "Max Player" and “Knicks Go”, under the supervision of the best trainers in the world. Prince Band...

Syrian Science Olympiad team gains bronze medal at IT International Competition

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Damascus, The Syrian Science Olympiad team has won a bronze medal at “Info (1) Cup” International Competition for Information Technology (IT), organized online by Romania, with the participation of students from 13 countries.  In a statement to SANA, Distinction and Creativity Agency said that Hussein Ahmad Busabit, a student from the Syrian national team for Science Olympiad for Information Technology /IT/, Damascus province, al-Bassel High School for Outstanding Students, won the bronze medal in the competition. The Agency noted that this is the first international participation for the Syrian Science Olympiad Team for the year 2021. It added that the competition lasted for five hours from 09:00 am till 12:00 pm at two exam centers in the provinces of Damascus and Homs. Syria...