Sunday, May 16

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President of SAMF: Saudi Arabia Has Proven Its Ability to Host Largest Sports Events

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AlUla, Prince Khalid bin Sultan Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, President of Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation (SAMF), expressed his pride in the excellence achieved in the organization of the international championships that have been hosted in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for motorsport in various classifications, indicating that these achievements embody Saudi Arabia's elements and specific competencies in organizing various sporting events. President of SAMF said, in a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), that Saudi Arabia recently witnessed many and varied hosts, starting with the Champions Race in 2018, Formula E Race, Dakar Rally and the World Desert Rally Championship rounds. He added that Saudi Arabia is distinguished by the availability of all capabilities and infrastructure, ...

Syrian national football team loses 0-3 to Iranian counterpart in friendly match

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Tehran, Syrian national football team lost 0-3 to its Iranian counterpart in an international friendly match held in Azadi stadium in Tehran, as part of preparations for the resumption of the Asian qualifiers for the World Cup in Qatar 2022 and the Asian Cup finals in China 2023. last Thursday, the Syrian team lost to its Bahraini counterpart 3-1, in an international friendly match that was held in Bahraini capital, Manama, as part of their preparations for the resumption of the Asian qualifiers as well.   Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Palestinian National Soccer Team Arrives, in Riyadh

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Riyadh, The Palestinian national football team arrived here tonight in preparation to play against the Saudi national team on March 30, as part of the joint Asian tournament qualifiers for the World Cup 2022 and the Asian Cup 2023. Upon arrival, the mission was received by the Palestinian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Basim Abdullah Al-Agha and the Secretary General of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation Ibrahim bin Suleiman Al-Qassim.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Syrian National Football Team meets Bahraini counterpart next Thursday

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Manama, The Syrian national football team started on Saturday its training camp in Bahrain to meet its team next Thursday in an international friendly match as part of preparations for the resumption of the joint World Cup and Asian qualifiers in Qatar 2022 and China 2023. The Syrian team will also meet Iran in a second friendly match on March 30th. FIFA has decided to postpone the qualifiers to next June due to the Corona pandemic. The Syrian national team tops the qualifiers with 15 points after 5 wins on the Philippines 5-2, Maldives 2-1, Guam 4-0, China 2-1 and 2-1 over Philippines in the second leg.   Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Syria’s Paralympic athletics team participates in Tunisia International Championship

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Tunisia, Syria’s Paralympic athletics team will participate in Tunisia International Championship in preparation for Tokyo Paralympic Games, which will be held next month. The national team consists of players Mohammad Khaled Mohammad, Alaa Abd al-Salam, Ali Asaad and Abdul Hakim al-Bakr, under the supervision of coaches Jamal Aliwi and Musab Aisha. Last month, the team harvested a gold medal, four silvers and a bronze medal at Fazza International Para Athletics Championship.   Source: Syrian Arab News Agency