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Dr. Razan Baker

Dr. Razan Baker is a member of the board of directors at the Saudi Bowling Federation, a specialist in corporate social responsibility in sports, and a sports columnist/journalist.

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New aims bring with them new challenges

As the new academic year kicked off new challenges awaited schools across Saudi Arabia. How are they going to meet the Vision 2030 and increase participation in sport?

November 04, 2018

Young athletes need support on path to glory

Nurturing an athlete from an early age is not an easy task. Whether you are a parent or coach it is always a question of what your background is and what exactly you want from the sportsperson. 

October 20, 2018

Sport and hygge are the route to happiness

Technology is taking over people’s lives, not least those of children who spend hours every day on their iPads and play computer games.

October 14, 2018

Are we pushing youth in sports too hard, too young?

Being able to qualify for or participate in the Olympics is a dream every athlete aspires to, but when the Youth Olympic Games were inaugurated that goal became obtainable for a whole new generation. 

October 07, 2018

Could bowling be Saudi Arabia’s next big thing?

Saudi Arabia is about to witness the inauguration of three new bowling centers in the western, eastern and central provinces, dedicated by the government thanks to Turki Al-Sheikh, chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA). 

September 09, 2018

It is time to help women with special needs get sporty

According to the General Authority for Statistics in Saudi Arabia, 33 out of every 1,000 Saudis are disabled. 

April 30, 2018