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Herrada escapes to razor-edge Vuelta triumph
Sports | Saturday 27 August, 2022 1:17 pm
Jesus Herrada of Cofidis won stage seven of the Vuelta a Espana on Friday when an escape group beat the chasing pack over the 190km from Camargo to Cistierna in Castilla and Leon. The race ended in a razor-edge, five-way dash for the line with Samuele Battistella of Astana coming second and...
Experts warn of cybercrime threat to Qatar World Cup 2022
Sports | Saturday 27 August, 2022 1:14 pm
Fans and businesses taking part in this year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar have been warned about being targeted by cybercriminals.  Experts anticipate an increase in the number of scams and similar crimes in the weeks leading up to the tournament, due to start on Nov. 20.“There has been...
Saudi Arabian equestrian talent Sara Jedea eyes Olympic dream
Sports | Wednesday 24 August, 2022 2:37 pm
Training for the Olympics is a lifestyle, even if the Games happen to be six years away.That is the mantra of Saudi female equestrian star Sara Jedea, who dreams of representing the Kingdom at the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.It will be the culmination of an ambition Jedea has had since she...
SFA gears up to bring back its Night Walk event to various cities across Saudi Arabia
Sports | Monday 22 August, 2022 11:11 am
The Saudi Sports for All Federation is bringing back its successful "Night Walk," a fully inclusive walking event, aiming to attract more than 5000 participants in each city.  The event is set to kickstart in Abha City on the 16th of September 2022 at the Art Street area. It will continue ...
Abdulelah Mir Alem takes gold for Saudi at MMA Youth World Championships in Abu Dhabi
Sports | Friday 19 August, 2022 4:42 pm
Saudi MMA fighter Abdulelah Mir Alem has a won a gold medal at the 2022 IMMAF Youth World Championships in Abu Dhabi. The Saudi fighter defeated Isaac Esparza of the US in the 62 kg category of the tournament taking place at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena in the UAE capital from Aug. 17-20. After...
Team Abu Dhabi star boosts F2 World Championship bid as Al Qemzi battles to stay in title race
Sports | Sunday 14 August, 2022 9:36 am
Team Abu Dhabi’s Mansoor Al Mansoori underlined his challenge for the 2022 UIM F2 World Championship today by grabbing pole position for the Grand Prix of Lithuania. Motivated by his second place in last month’s first round of the 2022 series in Poland, the Emirati driver produced a...
Saudi weightlifter Siraj Al-Saleem wins 3 silvers at Islamic Solidarity Games
Sports | Saturday 13 August, 2022 3:55 pm
Weightlifter Siraj Al-Saleem on Friday claimed three more medals for Saudi Arabia at the fifth edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey. Al-Saleem’s three silver medals came in the 61 kilogram division after he managed a lift of 123 kilograms in the Snatch category, 154 kilograms in ...
Saudi Arabia take 19 medals at West Asian Table Tennis Championships in Jordan
Sports | Wednesday 3 August, 2022 3:41 pm
In a remarkable feat, Saudi Arabia’s national team claimed a total of 19 medals at the recently concluded West Asian Table Tennis Championships in Jordan. The wins were spread across the Saudi men’s and women’s teams and came in several different age categories. The final tally was...
Stage set for renewal of Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot
Sports | Wednesday 3 August, 2022 3:39 pm
The stage is set for the 2022 renewal of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup and Concert at Ascot Racecourse on Aug. 6. A change in format will this year see an even greater number of international stars taking part in the expanded competition to be decided over an eight-race card. The teams...
Saudi Sports for All Federation Launches Second Edition of Youth Tournaments & Games and Beach games
Sports | Tuesday 2 August, 2022 11:51 am
The Saudi Sports for All Federation announced the launch of the "Active" program, which will be running for eight months, starting from August 2022 until March 2023, with 8 different activities divided into 5 activities in public places and 3 activities in beaches in several different cities....