March 21, 2024

SOPC holds a Sports Safeguarding Workshop

The Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee recently hosted a sports Safeguarding workshop at its headquarters in Riyadh. The workshop was designed for administrators and representatives of sports federations, committees, and associations, coinciding with the upcoming 1st GCC Youth Games, to be hosted by the UAE in mid-April. During the workshop, attendees discussed measures, policies, and [...]

March 3, 2024

Secretary General of SOPC meets Japan’s Olympic, Paralympic sport officials

CEO and Secretary General of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC) Abdulaziz bin Ahmed Baeshen headed an SOPC delegation in its visit to Japan, and had a meeting with Vice President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) YOCOI Yutaka at JOC headquarters in Tokyo. In the presence of JOC Secretary-General Mitsugi OGATA, the officials [...]

February 14, 2024

The Saudi and the French Olympic Committees signed an MOU today in Riyadh

Aiming to foster the relationship between both Olympic Committees, the President of SOPC HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki ALFAISAL ALSAUD and President of the French NOC Mr. David LAPPARTIENT at ALJANADRIA RACECOURSES signed a Memorandum of Understanding between both entities, where the vice president of SOPC Prince Fahad Bin Jalawi ALSAUD and the Secretary General [...]

January 10, 2024

HRH Reema Bandar Al-Saud Chairs the Women’s Sports Committee Meeting

As the work of this vital committee continues to ensure the speedy growth of women sports in Saudi Arabia, HRH Reema Bandar Al-Saud, member of Board of Directors at the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee, chaired the third meeting of the current cycle of the Women's Sports Committee today in Prince Faisal bin Fahad’s Olympic [...]

December 9, 2023

Al-Faisal Receives President of the International Olympic Committee in Riyadh

HRH the Minister of Sports, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, today received HE, the President of the International Olympic Committee, Dr. Thomas Bach, in the city of Riyadh upon his arrival in the Kingdom for an official visit. This marks his third visit since his election as the Committee’s president in 2013. Dr Bach’s visit […]

October 16, 2023

SOPC’s Women in Sports Committee held a seminar on Growing participation in women’s sportat Misk Schools in Riyadh

In collaboration with Sport and Federations Relations Department, the Women In Sports Committee organized a seminar titled "Growing participation in women’s sport" today at Misk schools in Riyadh, where Her Royal Highness Princess Reema bint Bandar, member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Arabian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and the President of the [...]

September 7, 2023

International Olympic Committee Reveals Inclusion of Four Saudi Members

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 [...]

August 28, 2023

Team Saudi participates in the Asian Games with 19 sports

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 […]

August 24, 2023

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 […]

August 11, 2023

High-level peace through sports talks to take place in Riyadh

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.