Saturday, November 27

Sports

Greek Birthplace of Olympic Games to be Digitally Preserved

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ATHENS — Greece and U.S. tech giant Microsoft have teamed up to digitally revive one of the ancient world’s most sacrosanct sites: the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The ambitious project uses technology to immerse viewers in the world of ancient Olympia.The collaboration between Microsoft and the Greek Culture Ministry will allow millions of visitors to immerse themselves in an experience that organizers say brings history to life.At a recent news conference in Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Microsoft officials said they used artificial intelligence to map the site, augmenting reality to help restore the sacrosanct location as it might have looked some 2,000 years ago.Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitostakis attended the launch and said the project would revive Greece’s greates...

Greek Birthplace of Olympic Games to be Digitally Preserved

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ATHENS — Greece and U.S. tech giant Microsoft have teamed up to digitally revive one of the ancient world’s most sacrosanct sites: the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The ambitious project uses technology to immerse viewers in the world of ancient Olympia.The collaboration between Microsoft and the Greek Culture Ministry will allow millions of visitors to immerse themselves in an experience that organizers say brings history to life.At a recent news conference in Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Microsoft officials said they used artificial intelligence to map the site, augmenting reality to help restore the sacrosanct location as it might have looked some 2,000 years ago.Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitostakis attended the launch and said the project would revive Greece’s greates...

Saudi National Team’s Mission Arrives in Hanoi in Preparation to Face Vietnam in World Cup Qualifiers

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- The Saudi National Team arrived today in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, in preparation to face Vietnam next Tuesday at My Dinh Stadium.This match comes within the sixth round of the final Asian qualifiers for the World Cup 2022.Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, the mission was received by Chargé D'affaires of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Vietnam Wibar Al-Basir.Source: Saudi Press Agency

HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad hails honourable Jiu Jitsu achievement

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Manama, His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) First Deputy Chairman, Head of General Sports Authority (GSA) and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President, congratulated His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the victory of athlete Ali Munfaridi who won the gold medal in the World Jiu Jitsu championship, being held in Abu Dhabi, the UAE. He also congratulated His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, and His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, HM’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) Chairman. Munfaridi bagged the gold medal in the 77 Kilos weight category in the World Championship, organized by the Internatio...

HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad visits Dar Kulaib and Al Dair Clubs

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Manama, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) First Deputy Chairman, Head of the General Sports Authority (GSA) and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President His Highness Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa today visited Dar Kulaib and Al Dair Clubs. The visits is part of HH Shaikh Khalid’s efforts to support clubs to carry out plans and programmes that contribute to enhancing the standard of players and attaining further sports achievements for Bahrain.  GSA Chief Executive Officer Dr Abdulrahman Sadiq Askar attended.HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa met presidents of Dar Kulaib and Al Dair Mahfoudh Abdulrahim Thamer and Ali Isa Al Madhi and other board members. He valued the efforts exerted by both clubs to serve sports, wishing them every success...