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IBA supports Saudi Boxing Federation in training women as coaches

Inside The Games 26 May 2024
... Emirates, Jordan and Palestine under the expert guidance of IBA Coaches Committee Vice-Chair Nadia Abdelhameed Mohamed from Egypt.38 women participated in the coaching training course held in Riyadh.
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The Saudi trailblazers paving way for women to pursue gaming industry careers

The National 26 May 2024
Women are getting involved too, and more should be encouraged to do so. That's message from two junior female gaming designers in Riyadh who have progressed through an internship programme to full-time employment.
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‘The Brink Of Dreams’: Cannes Review

Screen Daily 22 May 2024
Observing the women over a four-year period, directors Ayman El Amir and Nada Riyadh capture a poignant coming-of-age documentary that finds bigger truths in individual experiences ... Ayman El Amir, Nada Riyadh, Marc Irmer, Claire Chassagne.
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Women Choice and PwC Academy Middle East launch pioneering accelerator program for mid-career Saudi Women

MENA FN 22 May 2024
(MENAFN - Hill & Knowlton) Monday 20th of May 2024, Riyadh, KSA. In a significant move to empower Saudi women, Women Choice and PwC Academy Middle East proudly launched an innovative accelerator ... .
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Sports on TV for Thursday, May 23

Wtop 22 May 2024
(All times Eastern). Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Thursday, May 23. AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL (MENS). 5.30 a.m. FS2AFL. Sydney at Western. COLLEGE BASEBALL. 10.30 a.m. SECN — Southeastern Tournament ... Al-Nassr at Al-Riyadh. SOCCER (WOMEN’S).
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WTA enters

The Daily Mail 21 May 2024
Legendary players Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert united to call the plans to stage the WTA final in Riyadh ‘a significant step backward, to the detriment not just of women’s sport, but women’.
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Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund to sponsor women's world tennis rankings

RTE 21 May 2024
The partnership follows the announcement earlier this year that the next three season-ending WTA Finals will be held in the Saudi capital Riyadh ... "Through our partnership with WTA, PIF will continue to be a catalyst for the growth of women’s sport.
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Women’s tennis signs ‘multi-year’ deal with Saudi investment fund following lead of men’s game, football, ...

South China Morning Post 21 May 2024
WTA said it shared PIF’s ‘ambition to grow women’s professional tennis’ but the push has met resistance over Riyadh’s women’s rights record ... .
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Andy Murray on the brink in Geneva Open comeback

Taipei Times 21 May 2024
Much like its forays into golf and soccer, the Saudi Arabian tennis push has met some resistance, with legends Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert denouncing Riyadh’s record on women’s rights in an op-ed published in January by the Washington Post.
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Women's tennis signs 'multi-year partnership' with Saudi investment fund

Yahoo Daily News 20 May 2024
Much like its forays into golf and football, the Saudi tennis push has met some resistance, with legends Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert denouncing Riyadh's record on women's rights in an op-ed published by The Washington Post in January.
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Saudi Arabia Female Rock Band

Beaumont Enterprise 20 May 2024
... interview with The Associated Press in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, May 12, 2024.
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The Brink of Dreams: What is the only Egyptian film at Cannes 2024 about?

The National 17 May 2024
“We used to work with a Cairo-based feminist institute that supported women in the arts in marginalised communities,” adds Riyadh.
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The First Effect: IOC and Deloitte launch inspiring global campaign

Inside The Games 17 May 2024
She would place last on the track, but her initiative would change women’s sport in Saudi Arabia ... Saudi women sit in a house in Riyadh as they watch and film Saudi Arabia's Sarah Attar competing in the women's 800m heats.
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Family Affairs Council leads Saudi delegation at G20 women’s empowerment meetings in Brazil

Saudi Gazette 15 May 2024
RIYADH — The Family Affairs Council led the Kingdom’s delegation at the second meeting of the Women’s Empowerment Working Group within the framework of the G20 in Brazil. The meeting, held on May ....
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Saudi money has reshaped boxing but how do we justify the human cost?

Yahoo Daily News 14 May 2024
“If [execution] happens we are prepared.” Last week, too, when reflecting on her 29-year-old sister Manahel being jailed in Riyadh for 11 years by an anti-terrorism court, after being arrested for ...
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