SPORTS | In Implementation Of Directives of Saudi Crown Prince, 5th King Abdulaziz Camel Festival To Start On December 1st

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – In implementaton of the directives of HRH Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, General Supervisor of the Camel Club, the 5th edition of King Abdulaziz Camel Festival is set to be held on the December the 1st. It is … Continue reading SPORTS | In Implementation Of Directives of Saudi Crown Prince, 5th King Abdulaziz Camel Festival To Start On December 1st

SPORT | Red Card For Virus As Saudi Pro League Returns With Riyadh Derby

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The most popular rivalry in the Saudi Pro League (SPL) will take center stage as Al-Nassr host Al-Hilal on Wednesday, with safety precautions to allow the safe return of football in the Kingdom. The eagerness for football’s return will be highlighted when players arrive fully kitted at King Fahd Stadium, … Continue reading SPORT | Red Card For Virus As Saudi Pro League Returns With Riyadh Derby

SPORTS NEWS | Saudi-Led Consortium Pulls Out Of Newcastle United Takeover Bid

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – A consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s Investment Fund has withdrawn a proposed take – over of Newcastle United, the English Premier League football club. A statement from the investment group, which also included U.K. investor Amanda Staveley’s PCP Capital and the family business of British entrepreneur Reuben Brothers said the … Continue reading SPORTS NEWS | Saudi-Led Consortium Pulls Out Of Newcastle United Takeover Bid

SPORTS NEWS | Qatar interested in hosting Olympics, possibly in 2032

MILAN | ITALY – Qatar, the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, announced on Monday it would also like to stage the Olympics, possibly in 2032. The Gulf Arab state’s Olympic committee said it submitted a request to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to join the phase of ‘continuous dialogue’ about hosting a future … Continue reading SPORTS NEWS | Qatar interested in hosting Olympics, possibly in 2032

SPORTS NEWS | Saudi Arabia Permanently Cancels License Of Qatar’s beIN Sports

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Competition (GAG) said on Tuesday it had permanently canceled the license of Qatari broadcaster beIN, which has been barred from broadcasting in the Kingdom since mid-2017 due to a dispute with Qatar. GAC said in a statement it was also fining beIN Sports 10 million … Continue reading SPORTS NEWS | Saudi Arabia Permanently Cancels License Of Qatar’s beIN Sports

NEWS ALERT | Djokovic Tests Positive For COVID-19: Statement

BELGRADE | SERBIA – Novak Djokovic, the men’s world number one tennis player, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Serbian said in a statement on Tuesday. Croatia’s Borna Coric, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria and Viktor Troicki have previously tested positive after playing in Djokovic’s Adria Tour exhibition tournament in the Balkan region. ‘The moment we … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Djokovic Tests Positive For COVID-19: Statement

SPORTS | Diriyah To Host Two Rounds Of Formula E Racing Next February

RIYAHD | SAUDI ARABIA – The Ministry of Sports announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host on February 26 and 27, 2021, two rounds of season 7 of Formula E racing, for the third year in a row in Diriyah, in coordination with the Saudi Automobile & Motorcycle Federation. The International Automobile Federation … Continue reading SPORTS | Diriyah To Host Two Rounds Of Formula E Racing Next February

SPORTS | F1 Cancels Azerbaijan, Singapore And Japan Races

LONDON – Formula One has already cancelled four other races, including the showcase Monaco Grand Prix in May, and published a revised and shortened provisional schedule due to start in Austria on July 5. ‘As a result of the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19, we and our promoters in Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japan have taken … Continue reading SPORTS | F1 Cancels Azerbaijan, Singapore And Japan Races

SPORTS | Saudi Arabia Will Resume Sports Activities, Without Fans starting from June 21

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia will resume its sports activities without fans starting from June 21, taking all precautions and preventive measures, state media said on Friday. Resuming activities includes returning to training. Playing games will start after Aug.4, with decisions left to every sport’s union.

SPORT | QATAR 2020 World Cup Stadium Workers Went Months Without Pay: Amnesty

A Qatari company helping build a 2022 World Cup stadium has been banned from the event’s projects after its labourers went unpaid for months, organisers said on Thursday, in a case Amnesty International said showed inadequate worker welfare standards. Around 100 employees of a Qatari subcontractor, Qatar Meta Coats (QMC), working on the Al Bayt … Continue reading SPORT | QATAR 2020 World Cup Stadium Workers Went Months Without Pay: Amnesty