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Saudi Arabia meaning The Land of the Two Holy Mosques occupies around 80% of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Iraq, Jordan and Kuwait to the north, Qatar to the east and the U.A.E. Oman and Yemen in the south.
The culture in Saudi Arabia is heavily influenced by the religion of Islam.
A considerable portion of the kingdom’s landmass consists of desert and semi-arid regions with less than two percent of the kingdom’s area being arable land The extreme arid nature of the kingdom means it has no permanent river or lake.
Sports are primarily played by men, with women rarely playing sports and if so always in private away from men.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 31, 2019: For the first time since 2015, the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC) hosted Olympic Day on December 31, 2019 at the Prince Faisal bin Fahad Olympic complex in Riyadh.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 30, 2019: The Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee has approved the launch of five new sports federations – hockey, lacrosse, rugby, baseball and softball – at a meeting held recently in Riyadh......