Saudi Arabia will allow women to attend sporting events in three selected stadiums from early next year according to the countries General Sports authority
Stadiums in Jeddah, Dammam and Riyadh are being prepared to accommodate women. Restaurants and cafes will also be set up as part of the changes.
Last month Saudi Arabia announced that from June, women would be allowed to drive cars, ending the world’s only ban on female drivers.
The plans are part of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salmans reforms laid out in his ‘Vision for 2030’.
The 32-year-old plans to modernize Saudi society and diversify the economy away from Oil.