Latest News for: Riyadh women


Samia Khaled, named best goalkeeper in Saudi Women’s League, shares dream of turning pro

Arab News 22 Jan 2022
RIYADH. Saudi footballer Samia Khaled, who was named best goalkeeper in the inaugural Saudi Women’s League Championship, said she is proud to be part of the Al-Mamlaka side that won the title this month ... She also had advice for other women in the country ...

Saudi Arabia threatens victims of sexual harassment after concert with jail

Press TV 21 Jan 2022
Last month, a human rights organization sounded the alarm on the worsening condition of human rights in Saudi Arabia, saying a dozen prominent women’s rights activists have been arbitrarily arrested by the Riyadh regime’s forces throughout this year ... by authorities in Riyadh.

Saudis warned of jail time for posting rumours after harassment claims

BBC News 18 Jan 2022
It comes after a cancelled concert in Riyadh led to reports online that young women were being sexually harassed as they tried to make their way home. Some of the women have told the BBC of their fears over posting about what happened after the event ... This trolling undermined the assertions by a number of women that such incidents had taken place.

Sports on TV

Messenger-Inquirer 16 Jan 2022
(All times Eastern). Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Sunday, January 16. COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S). 12 p.m. BTNPenn St. at Ohio St. FS1Butler at Villanova. 1 p.m ... CBSSN — Loyola (Md.) at LehighCOLLEGE BASKETBALL (WOMEN'S) ... BTN — Nebraska at IowaCOLLEGE GYMNASTICS (WOMEN'S) ... Athletic Bilbao, Final, Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaSOCCER (WOMEN'S) ... .

TV listings for B2 for Sunday, Jan. 16

Atlantic City 16 Jan 2022
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN’S). Noon BTNPenn St. at Ohio St. Noon FS1Butler at Villanova. 1 p.m. ESPNCincinnati at Wichita St. 2 p.m. BTN — Iowa at Minnesota. 4.30 p.m. FOXGeorgetown at St. John’s. 6 p.m ... COLLEGE BASKETBALL (WOMEN’S) ... 1 p.m ... 2 p.m ... 2 p.m ... 2 p.m ... COLLEGE GYMNASTICS (WOMEN’S) ... GOLF ... Athletic Bilbao, Final, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SOCCER (WOMEN’S).

Sports Roundup for Jan. 16

The Post and Courier 16 Jan 2022
Sports on TV. COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S). NoonPenn St. at Ohio St., BTN. Noon — Butler at Villanova, FS1. 1 p.m. — Cincinnati at Wichita St., ESPN. 2 p.m ... 4.30 p.m ... 6 p.m. — Loyola (Md.) at Lehigh, CBSSNCOLLEGE BASKETBALL (WOMEN'S) ... — Nebraska at Iowa, BTNCOLLEGE GYMNASTICS (WOMEN'S) ... Athletic Bilbao, Final, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, ESPN2SOCCER (WOMEN'S) ... .

US Africa envoy set to visit Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Ethiopia

Anadolu Agency 15 Jan 2022
The diplomats’ visit to Riyadh will be followed by another to Khartoum to “meet with pro-democracy activists, women and youth groups, civil society, military leaders, and political figures” to reiterate US commitment “to freedom, peace, and justice for the Sudanese people,” the statement said.

Over 700 entries from 22 countries vying for Saudi Cup meeting’s $35m prize money

Arab News 13 Jan 2022
RIYADH ... 25-26 ... He added ... The support we have received from horsemen and women all over the world has been incredible and we look forward to welcoming everyone to Riyadh next month.” ... Liam could run for the US ... Dan an interesting US entry. In the $1.5 million Group 3 Riyadh Dirt Sprint (1,200m), the US look to hold a strong hand with Group 1 winners Dr.

Saudi woman to ride home on camel back after losing pageant

Gulf News 12 Jan 2022
A Saudi woman, who did not win the women’s camel beauty pageant held as part of the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Riyadh, decided to return to Mecca on the back of her camel, Saudi media reported ... she would return from Riyadh to Mecca on the back of her camel on a 20-day trip.

Women’s camel beauty contest concludes at King Abdulaziz Festival in Riyadh

Arab News 09 Jan 2022
RIYADH. Camel beauty contest judges at the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival, held in the northeast of Riyadh, have announced the results of the women’s singles contest ... Saudi cameleers and horsewomen take part in a parade during the sixth edition of the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in the Rumah region, east of the capital Riyadh, on January 8, 2022.

Women’s camel beauty contest makes debut in Saudi Arabia

The Wire 09 Jan 2022
RIYADH.. Saudi women, in a first for the conservative kingdom, have paraded their camels in a beauty pageant for the prized “ships of the desert” ... In a parade at the event on the red sand track of Rumah, women in black on horseback rode ahead of men in white robes on camels as male musicians, some with swords, danced to the beat of drums.

Saudi women weightlifters win gold in weightlifting tournaments

Arab News 09 Jan 2022
Prior to the tournament, Al-Ameri made extensive preparations as she joined a 25-day camp in Jeddah under the technical supervision of the coach of the Saudi women’s national team Rania Bahloul ... She had already participated in the international weightlifting championship in Jeddah and in a local championship in Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia: Only men allowed to visit Prophet Mohammed’s tomb

The Siasat Daily 09 Jan 2022
Riyadh. Authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have stopped giving permits to women to visit the Prophet Mohammed’s tomb, thereby restricting it to men only, via the app “Eatmarna” and only once every 30 days. According to the Arabic daily Okaz, women can book such ...

Youngest woman to fly solo around the world arrives in Saudi Arabia

Arab News 07 Jan 2022
RIYADH ... The Kingdom’s hosting of the adventurous young pilot, in coordination with the Saudi Aviation Club, the Civil Aviation Authority and the Riyadh Airports Company, aims to shed light on the role of women in the aviation sector, and in particular empower Saudi women in the field in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

Now women in Saudi Arabia can become taxi drivers

The Siasat Daily 07 Jan 2022
Riyadh ... The statement said that women could apply for a general taxi license at any of the 18 driving schools in cities across the Kingdom, including Riyadh, Jeddah, Jazan, Asir, Najran, Jouf, Hail and Taif ... On September 27, 2017, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia announced that he would allow women to drive in the country.