Monday, September 24, 2018

Sport

Saudi minister tweets he refused a meeting request with UEFA chief...

MOSCOW (AP) - Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting...

Football fans sign petition blasting beIN Sports’ World Cup coverage

Nearly 60,000 people have signed a petition calling on FIFA to take action against Qatari-financed broadcaster beIN Sports for its “politicised” coverage of the...
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Watch: Plane carrying Saudi football team catches fire in mid-air

Russia’s aviation watchdog Rosaviatsya said that during the landing there was a brief fire on one of the engines and that it would investigate...

Saudi ‘considers legal action’ against beIN Sports for ‘politicising’ World Cup

BeIN Sports has been accused of politicising the World Cup through some of its commentary.Turki Al Sheikh, head of Saudi Arabia’s sports authority, said...

Saudi confiscates 4,000 devices for bootlegging sports channels during World Cup

JEDDAH: A new anti-piracy campaign toppled more than 4,000 devices in Saudi Arabia that hacked sports channels when agents conducted raids and confiscated them....

Fitness meets fashion as Saudi designer launches first sports abaya

JEDDAH: Meet the certified fitness trainer who holds a BA in fashion. Lojain Badr Al-Refae has merged both her passions in a brand called...

Despite World Cup humiliation, Saudis pursue soccer power grab

MOSCOW (AP) - The Saudis have ambitions to seize control over parts of international soccer. Losing 5-0 by Russia in the World Cup opener...

Saudi Arabia football team face ‘punishment’ when they return from World...

Saudi Arabia players are facing punishment when they return home from the World Cup after their disastrous opening-day defeat by hosts Russia, according to their...

The two faces of the World Cup: Glamorous Russians share stands...

Football fans contrasted enormously as they cheered their teams in Moscow during Russia’s demolition of Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the World Cup. In the...

The two faces of the World Cup: Glamorous Russians share stands...

Football fans contrasted enormously as they cheered their teams in Moscow during Russia's demolition of Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the World Cup. In the...
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