Saudi Arabia Allows Full Capacity At Sports Stadiums, Facilities

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Sports announced that vaccinated visitors will be allowed into all sports stadium and facilities as they operate at full capacity, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Sunday. Visitor entry will be limited to those who are  fully vaccinated against COVID – 19, as per Kingdom’s rules, the … More Saudi Arabia Allows Full Capacity At Sports Stadiums, Facilities

Justin Bieber in Saudi Arabia: Pop Star To Headline F1 post – race concert in Jeddah

PARIS, France – Justin Bieber will be performing in Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah on December 5, headlining a concert on the sidelines of the Formula 1 stc Saudi Arabian Gran Prix (GP). ‘CALLING ALL BELIEBERS’. Yes, it’s true! @JustinBieber is headlining the stc Saudi Arabian GP post – race concert on Sunday 5 December at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit!’ the F1 stc … More Justin Bieber in Saudi Arabia: Pop Star To Headline F1 post – race concert in Jeddah

Consortium Led By Saudi Arabia’s PIF Officially Takes Over Newcastle United

LONDON – A consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment fund (PIF) officially took over Newcastle United, the Premier League announced on Thursday. ‘Following the completion of the Premier League’s  Owners’ and Directors’ Test, the club has been sold to the consortium with immediate effect’, the Premier League statement said. The consortium includes PCR Capital … More Consortium Led By Saudi Arabia’s PIF Officially Takes Over Newcastle United

Gezahegne Breaks 10 Km Road Race World Record In Geneva

GENEVA  – Bahrain’s Kalkidan Gezahege won the Giants Geneva 10k in 29 minutes 38 seconds on Sunday to take five seconds off the women’s world record for a 10km road race when men are also competing. The Ethiopian – born 30 – year -old, who won 10,000 metres silver behind Sifan Hassan at the Tokyo … More Gezahegne Breaks 10 Km Road Race World Record In Geneva

Qatar Set To Debut On Revised 22 – Race F1 Calendar

Paris / France – – Formula One published a revised calendar for the remainder of the season on Saturday with the number of races dropping from a record 23 to 22 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Qatar expected to debut. Three races given new dates and one weekend in late November was left subject … More Qatar Set To Debut On Revised 22 – Race F1 Calendar

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Congratulates Olympic Champion Tarek Hamedi

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has congratulated karate player Tarek Hamedi, the silver medalist in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics, Saudi Press Agency SPA reported on Tuesday. The prince congratulated Hamedi for distinguished skills in karate, wishing him to achieve many major titles in the future. Hamedi expressed his gratefulness and affirmed his support for … More Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Congratulates Olympic Champion Tarek Hamedi

Tears, Standing Ovation Mark Messi’s Farewell To Barcelona

Between trying to compose himself,  wiping away tears and facing a long standing ovation, it took Lionel Messi more than a minute to start his farewell news conference on Sunday at FC Barcelona, where the Argentine has spent all of his playing career. ‘I don’t know if I am going to be able to  speak’, … More Tears, Standing Ovation Mark Messi’s Farewell To Barcelona

Saudi Sports Minister Says Olympic Champion Hamedi Will Be Awarded 5 Million Saudi Riyals

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Sports and President of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki al – Faisal announced that karate player Tarek Hamedi will be honored and gifted 5 million Saudi riyals ($1.3 million). Hamedi will bring home a silver Olympic medal after being disqualified from the men’s over – 75kg … More Saudi Sports Minister Says Olympic Champion Hamedi Will Be Awarded 5 Million Saudi Riyals

Tokyo Olympics Opening Draws 16.7 Million U.S. TV Viewers, A 33 – Year Low

NBC’s broadcast on the Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony drew 16.7 million viewers, the smallest U.S. television audience for the event in the past 33 years, according to preliminary data from Camcast – owned NBCUniversal on Saturday. Across all platforms, including NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, 17 million people watched the ceremony, NBCUniversal said in a … More Tokyo Olympics Opening Draws 16.7 Million U.S. TV Viewers, A 33 – Year Low

Qatar Says Only Vaccinated Fans Allowed At World Cup 2022

Qatar will only allow people fully vaccinated against COVID – 19 to attend next year’s World Cup and is in talks to secure one million doses in case global immunisation efforts lag, the prime minister said. The Gulf Arab states hosts the four – week tournament in November 2022 and the president of global soccer … More Qatar Says Only Vaccinated Fans Allowed At World Cup 2022