Tag: Saudi Arabia


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


Saudi Arabia set sights on 2030 World Cup

Saudi Arabia planning World Cup bid 2030

Saudi Arabia is preparing a bid to stage the FIFA 2030 World Cup™. The entire initiative is being seen as a move to win a seat at the global football table. The bid is set to rival a mooted joint-one by Britain and Ireland. ‘The Times’ stated that an American consultancy company has been... » Read more


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


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


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