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Saudi football stadiums prepare to welcome women for first time

Family tickets on sale for Friday and Saturday fixtures in Jeddah and Riyadh where women will sit in designated standsSaudi women will attend a football match in Jeddah later on Friday, in a first for the kingdom.The country’s top sports authority said family tickets were on sale for Friday and Saturday fixtures in the cities of Jeddah and Riyadh, allowing women to attend league games in separate stands. The development is the latest in a series of reforms in the conservative kingdom spearheaded by its crown prince. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - 4 days ago