He said that recent changes to International Olympic Committee (IOC) rules opened the door to joint bids, allowing the kingdom to sidestep domestic opposition.
Thursday, 29 January 2015
News: SAY WHAT NOW? Saudi Arabia wants men-only Olympics
Saudi Arabia has proposed hosting a mens-only Olympics in a joint bid with neighbouring Bahrain, where the women’s events could be held.
The plan for a gender-segregated Games was floated by Prince Fahad bin Jalawi al-Saud, a consultant to the Saudi Olympic Committee.