Tag: Jeddah


Jeddah set to become lifestyle destination

Jeddah Arena Airport City

Global venue operator ASM Global has announced its appointment as the managing operator for two venues within a grand mixed-use destination in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. The ‘Conference & Meetings World’ stated that situated in the heart of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), adjacent to the King... » Read more


Jeddah ‘gear’ up for Formula 1 showpiece

Saudi Arabia Jeddah F1 track corner stone laid

The foundation stone for the 6,175m long Jeddah Formula One Circuit was laid on April 11th on the Jeddah Corniche (Saudi Arabia) in the presence of Prince Khalid bin Sultan Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, and other members of... » Read more


Top gun F1 drivers to race in Jeddah streets

Saudi Arabia F1 race in Jeddah

Saudi Arabia will debut in the F1 Grand Prix next year when the Middle East country will stage its biggest ever sporting spectacle. The event will see the world’s cream of crop drivers and constructors battle it out behind the wheels in a street track in Jeddah in a spectacular night race to be... » Read more


Saudi Arabia loosens leash on women with WFL launch

Saudia Arabia Womens Football League

In a bid to shed off its ultra-conservative tag, the Saudi sports authorities have launched a Women’s Football League (WFL). This decision comes two years after women were first allowed into stadia in the Gulf kingdom. The first season of the 500,000 riyals ($133,000) league for women over 17... » Read more


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