Tag: Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia make a pitch for AFC Asian Cup

Saudi Arabia bid to host Asian Cup 2027 update

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman recently invited the Asian Football Cup (AFC) working team to discuss Saudi Arabia’s bid to play host to the AFC Asian Cup 2027. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Servant of the Two Noble Sanctuaries or Protector of the Two Holy Cities, is a royal... » Read more


Diriyah E Prix promises ‘elect’rifying action

Formula E in Saudi Arabia

Sported as friendly on the planet, fierce on the track, Formula E’s maiden all-electric night race as part of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship 2020-21 calendars will be hosted at Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, on February 26th and 27th, 2021. A staunch advocate of innovative, sustainable... » 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


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 into sports shopping spree

Saudi Arabia into sports shopping spree

Saudi Arabia is embracing sports in a big way and sees racing, boxing and soccer as a means to enhance its image. The kingdom did not have a huge footprint on the world sporting map. But, of late, the staging of sporting events extraordinaire has marked a sharp turnaround for the oil-rich... » Read more


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