Category Archives: World Sports

AFC dismisses Champions Saudi Al-Hilal’s Appeal over Withdrawal

Riyadh, The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Saturday dismissed a protest lodged by the Saudi Riyadh-based Al-Hilal club, the champions, against their withdrawal from the Asian Champions League, because they were able to name only 11 players for their final

6 Saudi Projects Qualify to Compete in Global Finals of Entrepreneurship World Cup

Riyadh, The National Finals of the Entrepreneurship World Cup, organized by the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Foundation (Misk), was concluded virtually on Monday. 6 Saudi projects out of 14 participating entrepreneurial projects qualified to compete in the global final alongside

Tokyo Games Should Be Held “at Any Cost”: Olympic Minister Hashimoto

Tokyo, Japan’s Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto said Tuesday she believes the postponed Tokyo Games should be held next year “at any cost” in consideration of the preparations being made by athletes and others involved with the tournament, Kyodo reported. “All

Messi staying at Barcelona

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

Messi misses Barca’s second preseason training session

Barcelona, Lionel Messi missed his second Barcelona training session in a row, the club confirmed on Tuesday – and in doing so edged closer to a potential fine for breach of contract. New coach Ronald Koeman took training on Tuesday

Sports Minister Opens International Players Forum

Riyadh, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports and Chairman of Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, inaugurated the first-of-its-kind international players forum organized by the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee represented by the Saudi Players Committee, with the participation of a

Ministry of Sports: Suspending All Sport Activities in the Kingdom and Closing of Private Sports Halls and Centers

Riyadh, The Ministry of Sports announced the suspension of all sports activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in all tournaments and competitions, as well as the closure of private sports halls and centers, starting tomorrow, March 15, 2020, until

Ministry of Sports Takes More Precautionary Measures in Sports Halls and Centers to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

Riyadh, The Ministry of Sports has taken more precautionary measures that are binding on all sports halls and centers with implementing these measures without delay, in a continuation of the preventive measures taken by the Ministry of Sports in cooper...