Tag: Saudi Arabia


AFC team does a recce of Riyadh facilities

New stadiums planned in Saudi Arabia

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s delegation opened its field tours on November 13th in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) by visiting the facilities of the Saudi 2027 dossier, as part of its visit to the Kingdom to inspect the plans and readiness of its bid to host the 2027 Asian Cup finals. The... » Read more


Saudi Arabia take motorsport to next level

Saudi Motorsport Company launched

The Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation (SAMF) announced on November 10th the launch of the Saudi Motorsport Company – a new and dedicated commercial entity established to bring the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s motorsport events under a single umbrella. The Saudi Motorsport Company will... » Read more


Saudi Arabia get-tough COVID policy

Regulations for visiting stadiums in Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Interior (Saudi Arabia) has clarified on November 3rd that wearing masks and maintaining physical distancing are mandatory for those who enter stadiums and big event halls. The exemptions from this are given only in open spaces like public parks and walkways. The ‘Saudi Gazette’... » Read more


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


Saudi Arabia lands AFC extravaganza

AFC Champions League to be played in Saudi Arabia

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League 2021 Quarter-finals and Semi-final (West) as well as the eagerly anticipated Final will be played in Saudi Arabia subject to the AFC Executive Committee’s ratification of the AFC Competitions Committee’s decision (via correspondence on... » Read more


Saudi Arabia stand like a rock with RFEF

Spanish Super Cup will be played in Saudi Arabia until 2029

The Spanish Super Cup will continue to be played in Saudi Arabia until 2029 after the latter agreed to a multiyear extension of its partnership with the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF). ‘2Playbook’ stated that the Spanish soccer body initially penned a deal with Saudi Arabia in November... » Read more


Saudi Arabia go whole hog on sports economy

Saudi Arabia will open up for sports investors

Saudi Arabia is going the whole hog to boost sports economy and in this connection it is inviting global investors to take full ownership of clubs, academies and centers across 27 of its most popular sports. The ‘Arab News’ stated that the Ministry of Sport launched on June 21st NAFES, a new... » Read more


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