Dr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has officially disclosed the names of individuals appointed to serve on various commissions within the organization. Notably, four distinguished Saudi figures have been welcomed into the fold, emphasizing the robust partnership between the Olympic movement and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: 1- His Royal Highness […]
Team Saudi is participating in the 19th Asian Games (Hangzhou 2022), hosted by the Chinese city of Hangzhou, from September 23 to October 8, with more than 12,000 male and female athletes representing 45 Asian countries. The games will see the participation of 193 male and female athletes who will compete in 19 events, namely […]
Asian Paralympic Committee announce venue and dates for 7th General Assembly and Executive Board elections
The Asian Paralympic Committee (AsPC) have announced that the 7th AsPC General Assembly (GA) will take place in Riyadh, KSA from 25 to 28 November 2023. Representatives from the 45 Asian National Paralympic Committees will gather in Riyadh to take part in the assembly, which is the first time that the KSA have hosted such […]
Exciting news comes as Peace and Sport, in partnership with the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC), introduces the inaugural Peace and Sport Middle East Forum, powered by SOPC. Scheduled for October 18th and 19th, 2023, this landmark event will unfold within the Cultural Palace in Riyadh’s Diplomatic Quarter.
Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC) Board Member HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan presided over the first meeting of the Women In Sports Committee “virtually”, to be held in this elections cycle, in the presence of all committee members today from the capital city of Riyadh. The meeting discussed the committee’s strategic direction […]
The Saudi show jumping team managed to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games after achieving first place in the Group G qualifiers at the Doha International Show Jumping Championship. The Saudi equestrians won the qualification card after presenting an outstanding performance among the participating teams to return to the Olympics after an absence of [...]
HH Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, Vice-President of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC), crowned the Saudi rider, Mashari Al-Harbi, with the title of the sixth round, the “Grand Prix half”, with a height of 1.45 meters, at the end of the Riyadh International Show Jumping Championship, which was held on the grounds of the Riyadh International Center For conferences and exhibitions, with the participation of 81 riders representing eight countries. This championship is the first show jumping championship to be held in Saudi Arabia in a closed field.
HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Chairman of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC), crowned British boxer Tommy Fury with the title “The Fight of Truth” in the Diriyah Arena. The event witnessed the attendance of spectators from inside and outside the Kingdom, including international athletes such as Portuguese football player Cristiano Ronaldo from [...]
HH Vice President of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC), Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, visited the Athletes’ Village in the French capital, Paris, which is preparing to host the 33rd Summer Olympics next year. During the visit HH was accompanied by the Secretary-General of the SOPC, Mr Abdulaziz bin Ahmed [...]
Eighty million riyals will be the prize for the winners of the Al-Ula Cup Camel Race to be held under the patronage of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Prime Minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Commission for Al-Ula Governorate, the Royal Commission for Al-Ula Governorate, in cooperation with the Saudi Camel Federation. The event titled, “Al-Ula Cup for Camels”, will take place during the period from 14-17 March.