To support the national team… The railways operate 3 trains to transport sports fans to Basra

Baghdad: The General Company for Iraqi Railways announced today, Monday, the operation of three trains from Baghdad Central Station to Basra, and vice versa, passing through Hilla, Diwaniyah, Samawah, and Nasiriyah, to transport sports fans.

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Baghdad: The General Company for Iraqi Railways announced today, Monday, the operation of three trains from Baghdad Central Station to Basra, and vice versa, passing through Hilla, Diwaniyah, Samawah, and Nasiriyah, to transport sports fans. The company's general manager, Engineer Younis Al-Kaabi, said in a statement: 'Based on the directives of the Minister of Transport, Razzaq Muhaibas Al-Saadawi, and to support the Iraqi national team in its match with its Vietnamese counterpart at the Trunk of Palm Stadium, 3 modern DMU trains will depart from Baghdad Central Station towards Basra, starting today, Monday.' He explained: 'The first train departs at 7:00 p.m., the second at 9:00 p.m., and the third reserve train at 10:00 p.m., stressing that the return of the trains will be tomorrow, Tuesday, after the end of the match.' Source: National Iraqi News Agency

European Champion Real Madrid announces signing up Mbappé

Madrid, France forward Kylian Mbappé has joined Real Madrid as a free agent on a five-year contract, the LaLiga club said on Monday, ending a transfer saga that rumbled on for years before the European champions captured their newest “Galactico”.

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Madrid, France forward Kylian Mbappé has joined Real Madrid as a free agent on a five-year contract, the LaLiga club said on Monday, ending a transfer saga that rumbled on for years before the European champions captured their newest "Galactico". "Real Madrid C. F. and Kylian Mbappe have reached an agreement whereby he will be a Real Madrid player for the next five seasons," the Spanish champions said in a statement, fresh off their 15th European Cup triumph. Mbappe shared images of himself as a youngster in a Real Madrid kit as well as meeting Cristiano Ronaldo on his social media profiles shortly after the club statement. "A dream come true," he wrote. "So happy and proud to join the club of my dream @realmadrid.' "Nobody can understand how excited I am right now. Can't wait to see you, Madridistas, and thanks for your unbelievable support. Hala Madrid!" Source: Bahrain News Agency

Saudi Sports for All Federation, Sports Boulevard Foundation Partner to Increase Sports Participation in Riyadh

Riyadh: The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) and the Sports Boulevard Foundation (SBF) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to significantly improve the quality of life for Riyadh residents and visitors by increasing opportunities …

Riyadh: The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) and the Sports Boulevard Foundation (SBF) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to significantly improve the quality of life for Riyadh residents and visitors by increasing opportunities to participate in sports and physical activities. The partnership reflects both organizations' commitment to promoting a healthy lifestyle for all. The MoU, signed by SFA President Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, and SBF chief executive Jayne McGivern, establishes a comprehensive framework for collaboration, including program and event delivery, data and knowledge sharing, and digital innovation, all of which will create inclusive and accessible avenues for sports participation, thereby enhancing Riyadh's urban landscape. "We are excited about the possibilities that this collaboration with Sports Boulevard presents. The MoU signifies our joint commitment to leveraging innovative approaches to promote sports and well-being. Together, we aim to make meaningful strides towards fostering a healthier and more active community in Riyadh," Prince Khaled said. McGivern emphasized that the MoU with the SFA aligns with the project's ambitious goals of enhancing quality of life. She elaborated that the Sports Boulevard project will provide inclusive sports spaces, highlighting that this agreement will help achieve the shared vision with the SFA of creating a vibrant, inclusive community where everyone can participate in the facilities and programs. SFA Managing Director Shaima Saleh Al-Husseini stated, "I am honored to witness the signing of this impactful MoU between SFA and SBF. This collaboration marks a pivotal moment in our commitment to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for all residents of Riyadh, fostering a culture of well-being and vitality throughout our community." The signing of the MoU represents a landmark moment in Riyadh's journey towards promoting sports and wellness initiatives, underscoring the joint commitment of SFA and SBF to cult ivate a vibrant and active community. With a shared dedication to enhancing the quality of life for Riyadh residents and visitors, this partnership signifies a strategic alignment of efforts aimed at creating accessible opportunities for physical activity and fostering a culture of health and well-being throughout the city. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Asian Triathlon Meetings Conclude at Congressional Conference

Riyadh: The Asian Triathlon (AST) Congress took place today in Riyadh, with all 38 member federations in attendance. In his keynote speech, the President of the Asian Triathlon Confederation, Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, affirmed t…

Riyadh: The Asian Triathlon (AST) Congress took place today in Riyadh, with all 38 member federations in attendance. In his keynote speech, the President of the Asian Triathlon Confederation, Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, affirmed the Confederation's dedication to developing the sport of triathlon across Asia. He called on members to put in more effort to increase the number of events in Asia and improve their quality to ensure that every athlete feels the importance and enjoyment of triathlon. The President of the International Triathlon Union, Marisol Casado, was the guest of honor at the conference. She described the performance of the Asian Confederation and its president as commendable and focused on the rapid improvement and development of the sport of triathlon. She stressed her ongoing support to provide the necessary assistance from the International Triathlon Union. During the Congress, all AST committees and commissions had the opportunity to provide detailed updates to members , and the 2024/2025 calendar and development plan were approved. The first high-performance camp will be organized in Malaysia in July 2024 in cooperation with the Olympic Council of Asia. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Mahd Sports Academy Participates in Karlovy Vary Football Championship in the Czech Republic

Riyadh: The Mahd Football Academy team will participate in the third edition of the “Karlovy Vary Football Championship” for teams born in 2012, which will be held in the Czech Republic from June 8-9. Several international teams will participate in th…

Riyadh: The Mahd Football Academy team will participate in the third edition of the "Karlovy Vary Football Championship" for teams born in 2012, which will be held in the Czech Republic from June 8-9. Several international teams will participate in this tournament. The Mahd team's delegation, which includes 16 players in addition to the technical and administrative staff supervising the team, will leave for the Czech Republic tomorrow, Tuesday. This is the team's first participation, with the aim of playing international matches at an early age to develop the capabilities of talents through exposure to various football schools. The Saudi Mahd team will participate in the tournament along with the English club Liverpool and the German clubs Bayern Munich, Hertha Berlin, and Dynamo Berlin. Other participating teams will include the Spanish team Valencia, the Slovenian team Bratislava, and the Czech clubs Slavia Prague, Sparta Prague, and Slavia Source: Saudi Press Agency

Real Madrid wins the Champions League for the 15 in its history

The Real Madrid team won the Champions League trophy by defeating Borussia Dortmund with 2/0 in the match that brought them together, today, Saturday, at Wembley Stadium in the British capital, London.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

The Real Madrid team won the Champions League trophy by defeating Borussia Dortmund with 2/0 in the match that brought them together, today, Saturday, at Wembley Stadium in the British capital, London. Source: National Iraqi News Agency