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Are the Saudis using big sporting events to 'sportswash' their image?

Are the Saudis using big sporting events to 'sportswash' their image?

PRI - Stephen Snyder

News of a prizefight set to take place in Saudi Arabia in December has riveted boxing fans but outraged human rights advocates, who pointed at a new trend — “sportswashing” — in which countries with questionable human rights reputations organize mass sporting events to escape international …

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