Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020

Category: Sports

Minister of Sports Meets with Hungarian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports, has met virtually with the Hungarian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. During the meeting, they discussed means of enhancing bilateral cooperation.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Scholarship Program to Promote Football Talents, abroad, Co-sign Accord with Spanish Real Sociedad

Riyadh, The Saudi Scholarship Program, to train and upgrade sports-related talents abroad, co-signed an accord with the Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad, in order to promote Saudi youth football skills. The accord falls within the framework of a program launched, last year, by the Ministry of Sports, which is taking place on the Salud […]

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 the people involved with the games are working together to prepare, and the athletes are […]

Minister of Sports Instructs SR1 mln Support to Clubs Participating, in the AFC Champions’ League

Riyadh, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports instructed to award SR1 million to each club taking part in the current edition of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) championships’ league, set to resume on Sept. 14, in accordance with the AFC decision, in addition to undertaking the cost of accommodation players. of the 4 […]

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 at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, Barca’s training centre, with the same 19 players that […]

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 number of prominent sports figures around the world at the Olympic and continental levels. The […]

Juventus Sacks Sarri After Champions League Exit to Lyon

Riyadh, Juventus announced in Turin today sacking their coach Maurizio Sarri, one day after Juventus elimination from the UEFA Champions League in the round of 16 by Lyon. In a statement, the club: “We announce sacking Maurizio Sarri from his position as coach of the first team, and the club would like to thank him […]

Wolves boost Champions League hopes with 3-0 win over Everton

WOLVERHAMPTON, England, Wolverhampton Wanderers boosted their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League with a 3-0 home win over Everton in the Premier League on Sunday, according to Reuters. Victory lifted Nuno Espirito Santo’s side up to sixth in the standings — four points behind fourth-placed Leicester City who play Bournemouth later on Sunday. Wolves […]

French Sports Delegation Visits Leaders Development Institute

Riyadh, A French sports delegation, headed by Ambassador for Sports of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs Laurence Fischer, paid a visit here today to the headquarters of the Leaders Development Institute of the General Sport Authority, in the pres…