Tag: Riyadh


World Combat Games 2023 chapter in Riyadh

Saudia Arabia to host World Combat Games 2023

The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) announced on May 28th that the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, has been awarded the 2023 chapter of the World Combat Games (WCG), an international multisport event featuring 15 combat sports and martial arts which... » Read more


MolcaWorld weaves magic in MRSOOL Park

Javier Martinez on Coliseum Online Week MENA

The 25,000-capacity MRSOOL Park is a football stadium located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Until November 2020, the name of the stadium was King Saud University Stadium. In September 2020, Saudi Media Company won the management rights for operating the stadium. On October 26th, 2020 the Saudi Media... » Read more


Riyadh venue to undergo major facelift

Saudi Arabia Riyadh Mrsool Park Al Nassr FC renovation

The King Saud University Stadium (also known as Victory Arena) – built in 2011 – and which sits in Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, will undergo massive rehabilitation work that will turn it into an avant-garde venue which will be in a position to stage high-level sports and... » Read more


Doha, Riyadh to stage sporting extravaganzas

Asian Games 2030 and 2034 in Doha and Riyadh

Doha (Qatar) was on Wednesday elected as host of the 2030 Asian Games while Riyadh has been awarded the 2034 sporting showpiece edition as the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) reached a compromise agreement between the fierce political rivals of Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Doha beat Riyadh in a vote of 45... » Read more


‘Qiddiya will be a game-changer’

Saudi Arabia Qiddiya update December 2020

Philippe Gas, head honcho of Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC), has asserted that there are no boundaries when it comes to the potential of Saudi Arabia’s $8 billion giga-project Qiddiya – $8bn capital of entertainment will be “like nothing you have ever seen before”. Qiddiya is an... » 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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