Tag: Saudi Arabia


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


India throws hat into 2027 AFC Asian Cup ring

India to bid for hosting Asian Cup 2027

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) having extended the deadline for bids from March 31st to June 30th this year in the wake of COVID-19 taking on a monstrous form, India has thrown its hat into the ring – it has formally submitted its bid to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup. The All India Football... » Read more


SEVEN’s ambitious plans for Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia - Seven

The Saudi Entertainment Ventures Company (SEVEN) – which is a fully owned subsidiary of the sovereign Public Investment Fund (PIF), and is authorized to invest, develop, and operate entertainment destinations in Saudi Arabia – has unfolded plans to expand its network by setting up additional... » Read more


Saudi Arabia proffers to host AFC 2027

Asian Cup 2027 in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has proffered to play host to the 2027 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup national team soccer tournament. With this, the Middle Eastern country is looking to add a major soccer tournament to its event hosting slate. The 2027 Asian Cup is the continent’s premier men’s... » Read more


Saudi tourism masterpiece Amaala standalone entity

The sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia – has absorbed Amaala as a standalone company.

Public Investment Fund (PIF) – the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia – has absorbed Amaala as a standalone company. Amaala is a visionary giga-project initiated by the PIF in northwest Saudi Arabia. Amaala’s objective is to set new benchmarks in sustainable development while giving the... » Read more


Saudi Arabia to host first Supercopa event

King Abdullah Sports City Stadium for Supercopa

The next three editions of Spanish Football Federation’s (RFEF’s) Supercopa de España will be held in Saudi Arabia. From 2020, the Supercopa will be a four-team tournament in a change from its current format, which sees the winners of the previous season’s LaLiga and Copa del Rey compete in... » Read more


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