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Saudi Women Now Have a Better Chance at Participating In Water Sports & Diving Sector

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New opportunities have opened for women of Saudi Arabia as the Ministry of of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) signed a understanding (MoU) this week with the Saudi Water Sports & Diving Federation (SWSDF), which agrees on bringing in more women into the sector.

The agreement will allow more women to participate and take part in water sports and diving, this comes in light of the Kingdom’s efforts to empower its women and ensure equality. This will give provide several women with job opportunities, in addition to empowering self-employment.

The MoU aims to regulate the work of the water sports and diving sector, and strive to increase the percentage of Saudi participation in it

Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Eng. Ahmed Al-Rajhi and Prince Sultan Bin Fahd Bin Salman, chairman of the Board of Directors of SWSDF and president of the Water Sports Association, inked the MoU, regulate all work related to water sports and diving sector.

It also looks at increasing the percentage of women’s participation in both the sector and employment market.

 

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Djokovic Top Tennis Player Visa Is Canceled

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A world tennis player that has opposed the vaccination guidelines had been taken to hostage in a government hotel during travel. According to officials he had not taken the entry rules and guidelines, because he had not been following the vaccination. The tournament to be held in Australia is around exemption. In addition his visa is declined and he is not permitted to enter. Furthermore, a court will decide on his deportation on Monday. Tournament organizers had stated that the Serbian player had opposed the vaccination guidelines, furthermore the medical exemption provided by two independent panels in the Australian Tennis event, and Victoria state. The decision had infuriated the public and caused further restriction in COVID19. Cases. Further, travel restrictions are going to be applied.

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Saudi Golf Reveals An Innovative Golf Format For the First Saudi Ladies Team International

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Golf Saudi has revealed a new formal for next month’s debut of Saudi Ladies Team International, a one of a kind first tournament that will see 36 team captains recruit their players for the first time using a live ‘NFL-style’ draft system, before participating in the competition worth $500,000.

The competition will be held between the 17th-19th of November, the team contest will be the first ever points-earning Ladies European Tour event where professionals play alongside amateur golfers with team and individual scoring running concurrently.

The event will take place two days after the Kingdom’s maiden women’s golf tournament, the $1million Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund.

The Aramco Saudi Ladies International is only the second-ever international, professional women-only sports event held in the Kingdom. Players already confirmed include Major-winning Georgia Hall, Solheim Cup hero and former LET Order of Merit winner Charley Hull, Wales’ Amy Boulden and Camilla Lennarth of Sweden. More players will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

Golf Saudi CEO, Majed Al Sorour, said: “The Saudi Ladies Team International is a completely new and innovative tournament format not seen before on any Tour. Alongside the LET, it is a chance to grow the women’s game in new and exciting ways – and follows the first-ever professional women’s golf event to be played Saudi Arabia earlier in the week. The players love team golf and will enjoy this unique opportunity to try a new format through our ground-breaking and exciting draft system.

“We understand the impact the pandemic has had on Tour golf this year, particularly in the women’s game, so we wanted to do everything we could around the debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF to benefit the players across our double header ‘golf week’ in making it competitive, fun and rewarding.” He added.

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The Kingdom to Host Formula One Night Race in 2021 For the First Time

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The Kingdom will host a Formula One grand prix for the first time ever next year, with the aim of attracting tourists from all over the globe and promoting for the Kingdom as a top touristic destination.

The kingdom said that it will host the race in November 2021 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, using scenic roads along the coast.

Saudi Arabia is a country that is rapidly becoming a hub for sports and entertainment with many major events taking place there in recent years and we are very pleased that Formula One will be racing there from next season,” said F1 chairman Chase Carey in a statement.”

“The region is hugely important to us and with 70% of the population of Saudi being under 30 we are excited about the potential to reach new fans and bring our existing fans around the world exciting racing from an incredible and historic location.” He added.

Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Faisal, President of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, hailed the race as ground-breaking.

“I firmly believe the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will be the biggest sports event hosted in our country’s history and has the potential to change lives, perceptions and reach new audiences and communities like never before,” he said.

The Saudi round is expected to ultimately move to Qiddiya, a planned entertainment resort about an hour’s drive from the capital Riyadh, once a permanent circuit has been constructed.

 

 

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