Saudi female athletes fear crackdown after Olympics

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In this May 21, 2012 photo, members of a Saudi female soccer team pose before a training session in a secret location in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Back row, standing from left are: Rawh Abdullah, Saudi, 28; Rana Al Khateeb, Saudi, 23; and Mawada Chaballout, American, 27. Bottom row are: Mashael Abdullah, Saudi 27; left, and Lamia Fahad, Saudi, 24. While Olympic leaders and human rights advocates are encouraged by signs that Saudi Arabia may bow to pressure and send female athletes to the Summer Games, women athletes in the ultraconservative kingdom are worried about a backlash at home. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)