Saudi Arabia Recognizes Yoga as Sport

The Saudi Arabian government has approved the practice of yoga as a sports activity, claimed a social media post of Nouf Marwaai, founder of the Arab Yoga Foundation in the Saudi kingdom.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has recognized the practice of Yoga as an approved sport, which can be practiced freely there. 
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Saudi Arabian government- approved the practice of yoga as a sports activity.

Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
  1. June 21- UN-designated- International Yoga Day- in 2015.
  2. Saudi Arabia Capital- Riyadh, Currency- Saudi Riyal.