Tag: Saudi Arabia

Italian Super Cup in Saudi Arabia

Italian Supercup as a 4-teams tournament in Saudi

The Italian Super Cup will be played as a four-team tournament next season and will be held in Saudi Arabia for four of the next six years, Serie A said on March 13th. ‘MSN’ stated that Serie A said it would decide whether to maintain the four-team format for the following five seasons at a... » Read more

Saudi Arabia host of 2023 FIFA spectacle

Next Club World Cup to be hosted in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will host its first major FIFA event this year, after being selected to put on the 2023 Club World Cup in December. ‘EUROSPORT’ stated that the Middle East State – who is preparing a bid to co-host the 2030 World Cup alongside Egypt and Greece – was unanimously selected... » Read more

AFC show host Saudi Arabia plans big on venues

Saudi Arabia 2 stadium renovations unveiled King Fahd International Stadium and Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium

Saudi Arabia has won a bid to host the 2027 Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on February 1st. ‘Saudi Projects’ stated that meanwhile, the designs of the King Fahd International Stadium and the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium in Riyadh have been officially unveiled as part... » Read more

Saudi Arabia big push to venues’ sector

Saudi Arabia launches Events Investment Fund

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has announced the launch of the Events Investment Fund (EIF), a fund that aims to develop a sustainable infrastructure for the culture, tourism, entertainment, and sports sectors across the Saudi Arabia. ‘Arab News’ stated that the EIF aims to... » Read more

PIF to call the WWE shots as McMahon returns?

WWE bought by Saudi PIF

American media proprietor Vince McMahon has sensationally returned to the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is reportedly in talks to sell the franchise to the Premier League club Newcastle United F.C.’s (UK) Saudi Arabian owners. ‘talkSPORT’ stated that Saudi Arabia’s Public... » Read more

India construction giant lands SEVEN project

Saudi SEVEN awards construction contract

India-based Shapoorji Pallonji, one of the largest engineering, procurement and construction conglomerates in the region, has secured a contract from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF)-backed Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) to undertake the construction and management of its Al... » Read more

India pulls out of bid to host 2027 AFC show

2027 Asian Cup will be hosted in Saudi Arabia

India on Monday (December 5th) withdrew its bid to stage the 2027 AFC Asian Cup with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) declaring that hosting big-ticket events is not among its “strategic priorities” at this juncture. ‘The Hindu’ stated that India and Saudi Arabia were the only two... » Read more