Saudi to play Palestine in landmark West Bank game

2019-10-15 14:43

Saudi Arabia's football team will play Palestine in the occupied West Bank for the first time Tuesday.

Dakar Rally chiefs defend Saudi deal despite human rights concerns

2019-04-25 21:02

Dakar Rally chiefs defended the decision to stage the world's most gruelling motor racing event in Saudi Arabia despite the kingdom's controversial human rights record.

Davies in Saudi Arabia to discuss R133bn investment

2018-09-30 19:30

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies is in Saudi Arabia to follow up on the Kingdom's pledge to invest $10bn in South Africa.

Egypt's El Hadary, 45, now the oldest player in World Cup history

2018-06-25 16:00

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary is now the oldest player ever to appear at a World Cup after the 45-year-old was named in the team to face Saudi Arabia.

Salah's 30 days of hurt a sorry tale of two cities

2018-06-25 10:49

The 2017-18 season has been the best of times, and the worst of times for Mohamed Salah.

Arab dismay - and jokes - after mass World Cup exit

2018-06-21 17:32

No-one expected Egypt, Morocco or Saudi Arabia to win the World Cup but for all three to crash out on the same day was a disaster for Arab football.

Bird in engine caused Saudi plane to malfunction - airline

2018-06-20 15:50

Russia’s Rossiya airline revealed that a bird is the likely reason behind one of the plane's engine to malfunction during Saudi Arabia's teams flight.

Saudi thumping offers little hope for Asian teams

2018-06-15 08:45

Asia's quartet of World Cup representatives failed to deliver a single victory four years ago and hopes of a turnaround in Russia are low.

WATCH: Key stats for Russia ahead of SWC opener

2018-06-14 11:33

Take a look at the key statistics for hosts Russia ahead of the 2018 World Cup of their opening clash against Saudi Arabia in Group A.

Robbie Williams to perform at 2018 SWC opening ceremony

2018-06-11 08:59

British pop star Robbie Williams will perform at the Soccer World Cup opening ceremony in Moscow on Thursday, FIFA confirmed.


Saudi football team to play Palestine in West Bank

2019-10-04 07:22

Saudi Arabia's national football team will play Palestine in the occupied Palestinian territories on October 15, the kingdom's sports authority said Friday.

Brazil make heavy work of beating Saudi Arabia

2018-10-13 09:28

Brazil struggled to victory over hosts Saudi Arabia in a stuttering performance on a muggy night in Riyadh in a friendly international.

Late Saudi goal condemns Egypt to defeat

2018-06-25 18:04

A goal in the 95th minute has seen Saudi Arabia snatch a victory from Egypt in Group A at the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia.

Soccer World Cup permutations: Groups A and B

2018-06-25 14:12

Here's what teams in Group A and Group B need to do to keep their Soccer World Cup hopes alive heading into the final round of group matches.

Egypt to complain about match officials in SWC loss to Russia

2018-06-22 14:32

Egypt plans to complain to FIFA about the "injustice" of match officials during the team's World Cup loss to Russia.

African misery grows as Egypt join Morocco in elimination from SWC

2018-06-20 18:56

Egypt along with Morocco and Saudi Arabia have been knocked out of the 2018 Soccer World Cup.

WATCH: Saudi Arabia team plane catches fire in mid-air

2018-06-19 13:00

The plane carrying Saudi Arabia's Soccer World Cup team suffered a fire in one of its engines as the players flew to Rostov-on-Don for their next match.

Hosts Russia thrash Saudi Arabia in SWC opener

2018-06-14 18:57

Hosts Russia got their 2018 Soccer World Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a win over Group A opponents Saudi Arabia.

Hosts Russia have point to prove in World Cup opener

2018-06-12 16:51

Host nation Russia are under enormous pressure to perform as they head into Thursday's World Cup opener against Saudi Arabia.

2018 Soccer World Cup factbox: Group A

2018-05-31 07:32

All the need-to-know facts on the international teams vying for glory at the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Group A.

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