The International Olympic Committee says it is confident Saudi Arabia is "working to include women athletes and officials at the Olympic Games in London in accordance with the International Federations' rules."
Female footballers —
Saudi members of the King's United women's football club train at a stadium in Jeddah.
Hoop dreams —
"We are trying to make it on a national level, integrate into public schools and then maybe compete on a regional level before we even think of the Olympics," says Lina Al-Maeena (center), captain of the Saudi women's basketball team.
Veiled support —
A Saudi football fan cheers for her team before the start of the Asian Cup Group B match against Jordan in January 2011.