News Saudi Arabia » Sports: La Liga: Spanish union hits out at Saudi Arabia player loan deal
Spain's footballers' union say a deal which has seen nine players from Saudi Arabia join Spanish clubs on loan sacrifices "the essence of this sport". On Sunday, six first and second division teams signed nine players on loan from teams in Saudi Arabia.
News Saudi Arabia » Sports: Saudi stars head to La Liga
A trio of Saudi Arabia’s top talent have joined La Liga clubs, as part of a footballing link-up between the two countries. Spanish top flight clubs Villarreal, Leganes and Levante have all brought in recruits on loan from the Arab state until the end of ...
News Saudi Arabia » Sports: Soccer-Villarreal among Liga clubs to sign Saudi Arabia players
Saudi Arabia will play the opening game of the 2018 World Cup against hosts Russia after qualifying for the tournament for the first time since 2006. "The General Sports Authority (GSA) of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Arabian Football federation (SAFF ...
News Saudi Arabia » Sports: Saudi Arabia Fast Facts
In September 2017, a royal decree was issued that will allow women in the country to drive. Saudi Arabia will allow women into three sports stadiums starting in early 2018. Timeline:September 23, 1932 - Abd-al-Aziz Bin-Abd-al-Rahman Bin-Faysal Bin-Turki ...
News Saudi Arabia » Sports: Rocking from Scotland to Saudi Arabia, Canada to Qatar
A few months earlier, Middle Eastern neighbors Saudi Arabia secured conditional membership of the World ... “You’d obviously think curling is for winter sport countries, it’s not really,” says Kate Caithness, the Scottish head of World Curling ...
News Saudi Arabia » Sports: La Liga, Spanish Second Division Clubs Sign Saudi Arabian Players
La Liga sides Villarreal, Leganés and Levante announced loan signings of Saudi Arabia internationals until the end of the season as part of "an agreement between La Liga and the Arab state's authorities," according to the PA. Spanish second division sides ...
News Saudi Arabia » Sports: Squash star hails first professional women's sports event in Saudi Arabia
American number one Olivia Blatchford has heaped praise on the organisers of the Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters - the PSA World Tour event which made history by becoming the first professional women’s sports event to be held in Saudi Arabia.
News Saudi Arabia » Sports: Villarreal Gets Salem Al-Dawsari on Loan from Saudi’s Al-Hilal
The signing came as part of a deal by the General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Arabian Football Federation and La Liga to help grow soccer in Saudi Arabia. “The Saudi Arabian international, Salem Al-Dawsari, will play on loan for the ...
News Saudi Arabia » Sports: Saudi corruption settlements could total more than $100 billion
(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File) Saudi Arabia's Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al Mojeb told ... In Australia's fourth record year of car sales in just five years, sports utility vehicle sales in 2017 outstripped sales of other cars for the first time.
News Saudi Arabia » Sports: Saudi Woman Who Attended Historic Soccer Match: ‘No Words Can Describe How Amazing It Was’
“I am very proud. It shows how Saudi Arabia is stepping in the right direction to emphasize the role of Saudi women, not only in sports, but all aspects of life,” she concludes. “The future looks promising.”