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Australia's Whitney Hillier Captains Team to victory at the Aramco Team Series – Bangkok; Patty Tavatanakit leads by two going into Final Day of Individual contest

May 14, 2022:   Australian-Thai star Whitney Hillier captained her mixed fourball to a three-shot victory in the Ladies European Tour’s debut Aramco Team Series – Bangkok presented by Public Investment Fund. Team Hillier, captained by the Australian, whose mother is Thai, led by one after strong opening round performances from Hillier, team-mate Krista Bakker of Finland, and the group’s amateur player, Bangkok businessman Pattanan Amatanon. However, it was the team’s third professional player and other Bangkok local, Chonlada Chayanun, who led the charge on Friday’s deciding day, shooting a five-under-par 67 to help secure the fourball victory in the first ATS event of the season. “I’m so proud of my team,” said Hillier, after securing the first victory of her ten ......read more

Ladies European Tour CEO Heaps Praise on Aramco and Golf Saudi for being “Key Player” in Growing Women's Game

May 12, 2022: The CEO of golf’s Ladies European Tour (LET), Alexandra Armas, has heaped praise on Aramco and Golf Saudi for the role they have played in helping build the Tour’s strongest season on record. Armas was speaking ahead of Thursday’s first day of the Aramco Team Series – Bangkok presented by Public Investment Fund, the newest of now six Kingdom-backed tournaments on the LET’s annual global schedule. The Tour CEO stressed that both had been a “key partner” in elevating women’s golf. Armas said: “Our partnership with Aramco and Golf Saudi has definitely been key in the development of the Tour over the last few years. I mean, through Covid in 2020, these players only had 19 tournaments and were playing for €11 million. Now, in 2022, we have 34 tournaments and ......read more

ABT Sportsline confirms return to Formula e

5 May 2022 – ABT Sportsline has confirmed it will return to the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship from the beginning of the Gen3 era, starting in 2023. The German outfit will enter as a customer team and makes its way back to Formula E having been a fixture throughout the championship's first seven seasons. Despite a hiatus in Season 8, ABT can still count itself among the most successful teams in Formula E history, with 47 podiums and 1,380 points to its name. The team won the first ever Formula E race in Beijing in 2014 while Lucas di Grassi steered to the Drivers' title in 2017. ABT sealed the Teams' crown a season later and partnered with Audi between 2017 and 2021. “Formula E has always had a big place in our hearts and we have never made a secret of the fact that we want to be back,” says ......read more

Saudi Racer Reema Juffali Optimistic for Rest of Season after double Triumph at International GT Open

 The Jeddah-born driver registers her first professional career win after securing back-to-back victories in the Pro-Am class in Portugal.    Dubai, 3 May 2022: Saudi female racing driver Reema Juffali “feels it’s going to be a good season” for her after registering back-to-back victories in the Pro-Am class in her maiden International GT Open in Portugal.   Racing in the SPS Automotive-run #18 Mercedes-AMG GT3 EVO, Reema could not have asked for a better start to her first full GT3 Series at Estoril. Sharing driving duties with British team-mate Adam Christodoulou, the duo were in top form and finished on the podium in both encounters as Reema secured her first professional career win.   Following her dream opening weekend debut, Reema said her results in Portugal will give ......read more

Saudi World Rally Championship Star Rakan Al Rashed Says Local Experience will Prove Crucial Going into WRC 2 Rally De Portugal Weekend'

The 32-year-old professional racer and successful businessman recently competed in the local Rali Terras D'Aboboreira in Amerante, gaining valuable in-country race experience ahead of the major WRC 2 Rally de Portugal event in the country next month    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28 April 2022:  Saudi professional rally driver Rakan Al Rashed hopes his recent participation in the local Rali Terras D'Aboboreira series will prepare him for next month’s WRC 2 Rally de Portugal race.    The 32-year-old, who is also a successful business professional and entrepreneur, used the local series event as an acclimatisation experience, expecting that the priceless on-ground local knowledge gained during the race will stand him in good stead for the fourth round of the WRC 2 championship, starting May ......read more

Saudi Racer Reema Juffali Excited to Participate in First Full Gt3 Series Season

 The Jeddah-born driver to line up at International GT Open season-opener in Portugal this weekend for SPS Automotive Performance.   Dubai, 28 April 2022: Saudi female racing star Reema Juffali is looking forward to competing in her first full season in a GT3 series when she lines up in this weekend’s International GT Open Championship in Portugal.   Juffali will again be part of the SPS Automotive Performance team for the season-opening race in Estoril – her first competitive outing since finishing an impressive second-place in the GT3-AM class at this year’s Dubai 24 Hours race in January. She will alternate at the wheel of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 car #18 with British team-mate Adam Christodoulou, an experienced GT3 driver and winner of the 2016 Nürburgring 24 Hours.   With a ......read more

Saudi World Rally Championship Star Rakan Al Rashed Says Local Experience Will Prove Crucial Going into WRC 2 Rally De Portugal Weekend

The 32-year-old professional racer and successful businessman recently competed in the local Rali Terras D'Aboboreira in Amerante, gaining valuable in-country race experience ahead of the major WRC 2 Rally de Portugal event in the country next month   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 26 April 2022: Saudi professional rally driver Rakan Al Rashed hopes his recent participation in the local Rali Terras D'Aboboreira series will prepare him for next month’s WRC 2 Rally de Portugal race.   The 32-year-old, who is also a successful business professional and entrepreneur, used the local series event as an acclimatisation experience, expecting that the priceless on-ground local knowledge gained during the race will stand him in good stead for the fourth round of the WRC 2 championship, starting May 19th. “It was ......read more

The World's Tallest Stack of M&M's® just got higher

20 April 2022 – Over the past couple of years, Guinness World Records™ witnessed an exceptional interest in the world record title of Tallest stack of M&M's®, which has just been topped up by an additional piece to become 7 in total, as achieved by Ibrahim Sadeq, a 29 years old from Iraq. In a video of unbelievable gravity-defying way, Sadeq was able to stack the 7 chocolate sweets on top of each other in no more than 2 minutes. An attempt that took so much more to be achieved by the previous record holders over the years. “I am using a mix of mind and body focus but people usually define it as a gravity defying act,” said the Iraqi national from his hometown in city of Nasiriyah, Dhi Qar Governorate in Iraq. Sadeq is the current record holder for the Most eggs balanced on the back of hand, an ......read more

Minnesota Family Reaches New Heights with Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records reveals the world’s tallest family is an average of 203.29 cm tall      April 14, 2022:  The Trapp family from Duluth, Minnesota has achieved the Guinness World Records title for tallest family. The family is an average of 203.29 cm (6 ft 8.03 in) tall.   The heights of each family member measure at:  • Kristine Trapp, mother: 191.2 • Scott Trapp, father: 202.7 • Savanna Trapp, daughter: 203.6 • Molly Steede, daughter: 197.26 • Adam Trapp, son: 221.71   “I love saying I’m the shortest person in the world’s tallest family at 191.2 cm!” joked Kristine.    They also joke that they are easy to find in a group of people; “just look up.”   Scott and Kristine ......read more

Hisense debuts Laser TV L9G at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Final Match Draw; Offering a Glimpse of the Football Home Experience

Dubai, UAE – 12 April, 2022: Following the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Final Draw, Hisense, the Official Sponsor of this quadrennial tournament, has outlined plans to provide regional football fans with hyper-realistic stadium-like at-home viewing experiences through the comfort of their home during the largest international sports event, which is taking place from November 21st until December 18th. During the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Final Match Draw, Hisense unveiled the regional debut of its super smart 100L9G TriChroma Laser TV – the brand’s latest large-screen from the groundbreaking TriChroma Laser TV series. Significant figures that attended the substantial event included, H.H. Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Qatar, Prince Mansour bin Khalid bin Abdullah Al Farhan Al Saud, Fatma Samoura, ......read more

Evans Claims Historic Back-to-Back Wins in Rome E-Prix Double-Header Race Weekend

• Jaguar TCS Racing’s Mitch Evans wins Round 5 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Rome, matching his Round 4 victory on Saturday  • Jean-Éric Vergne claims second place putting the DS TECHEETAH racer at the top of the Drivers’ standings • Envision Racing’s Robin Frijns takes third in Round 5 going up to second in the Drivers’ standings just two points behind rival Vergne • Almost 20,000 ticket holders attended the Rome E-Prix double-header weekend     Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Monday 11 April 2022 – Jaguar TCS Racing's Mitch Evans claimed back-to-back victories in the Rome E-Prix double-header of races with a dramatic win in Round 5 following Saturday’s first place finish in Round 4 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The ......read more

Formula E Appoints stichd as Retail Merchandise Partner

• Formula E and specialist brand partner stichd announce long term licensed product and retail partnership from this season  • New product collections are in development for fans of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship and race teams with a classic selection available now and an extended range to come marking the new era of Gen 3 racing  • New e-commerce site launched on 6th April  • At-track retail stores open from the Rome E-Prix weekend on 9 and 10 April     Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 8 April 2022 – Formula E and stichd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Puma SE Group, on Wednesday announced the specialist brand partner in fashion essentials, lifestyle apparel and accessories as well as football and motorsport fanwear, has been appointed to produce high quality ......read more

Black Eyed Peas and Chris Brown Complete Line Up for the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2022

Iconic group and R&B star to close spectacular F1® race weekend in Jeddah on Sunday, March 27th   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:– The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – Promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2022 – is thrilled to confirm that multiple Grammy winning and million-selling supergroup, Black Eyed Peas and R&B megastar, Chris Brown, will perform on Sunday 27th March after the Formula 1® race in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has concluded.   The concert will again take place on the Main Stage of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, F1®’s newest, longest and fastest street circuit.    Over the past 25 years, the iconic Los Angeles trio Black Eyed Peas—will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo—have earned six GRAMMY® Awards and achieved sales of 35 million albums and ......read more

US breakout star Kelly Whaley sets a new Ladies European Tour record for consecutive birdies after carding EIGHT in a row at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International

• 24-year-old sets new LET record with birdies on each hole from four through 11 • Eight-birdie run one better than previous Tour record, held by five players • Stunning run propelled Epson Tour player to a sixth-place finish in Jeddah   March 21, 2022: Breakout US golf star Kelly Whaley set a new Ladies European Tour record with an incredible EIGHT birdies in a row on Sunday’s final day at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund. The 24-year-old went -8 from the fourth hole through 11, en route to equaling Royal Greens’ course-record 63. It was the first time in history any player has bagged more than seven consecutive birdies in a regular season LET event. Whaley – who turned pro in 2019 and was competing in her first ever event outside the ......read more

Georgia Hall Delivers Commanding Final Round Performance to Win the 2022 Aramco Saudi Ladies International by Five Shots

• World #25 seals second LET win, to add to only other – the 2018 Women’s Open • Kristyna Napoleaova (CZR) and Johanna Gustavsson (SWE) come joint second •   American Kelly Whaley equals course record 63 with an LET tournament record 8 consecutive birdies      March 21, 2022: England’s Georgia Hall delivered a measured final round 71 to win the $1million Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund by five shots at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, on the Jeddah coast.   After being congratulated on the final green by Solheim Cup team member and good friend Emily Kristine Pedersen, a clearly delighted Hall showed how much the win – her first on the Ladies European Tour since her only other Tour victory, the 2018 ......read more

History Made as Rally Jameel, Saudi Arabia's First-Ever Women-Only Motorsport Event, Begins in Hail

JEDDAH (SAUDI ARABIA) – March 17, 2022: Yesterday saw the ceremonial start of Rally Jameel, the region’s first-ever women-only motorsport event and initiative from Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, marking a historic moment in the Kingdom’s 2030 plan to empower its people, and especially Saudi Arabia’s women. The ceremony, which was held in the historic Al-Qashla Palace in the city of Hail, was opened by His Royal Highness, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saad bin Abdulaziz, Prince of Hail, who said: “The city of Hail is an iconic site that carries history, culture and adventure, and is also known for hosting international events celebrating our area’s rich culture. We host all kinds of sports in this region, especially extreme sports, and are always passionate in nurturing our local talent. This is especially true of ......read more

Champion Lydia Ko confirmed for 2022 Aramco Saudi Ladies International as $1million LET Event returns this Month

• $1million Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF to take place March 17-20th  • LET will visit Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City twice in 2022, for ASLI & Aramco Team Series - Jeddah • Event will again provide one of the biggest prize-funds on the Ladies European Tour   March 2, 2022: The Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund is returning for 2022, with a new date and the biggest early-season purse in what will be a record-breaking year for the Ladies European Tour (LET).   The ground-breaking event will tee-up at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, King Abdullah Economic City, in just over two weeks’ time – March 17-20th. It returns with a $1million prize-purse and a superstar field led by ......read more

One Month to Go! The FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2022 Gets Ready to Host Return of F1 in Jeddah

Renowned Saudi artist Rex Chouk to decorate run off areas Modifications to track sightlines planned at Turns 2, 3, 14 and 21 Start time brought forward by half hour to 8pm local time Main Grandstand sold out for Race Sunday Further development of the JCC complex, including new Marina, underway   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – February 28, 2022:  With just one month to go, the Saudi Motorsport Company - Promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2022 - is finalising its preparations ahead of the return of the greatest drivers in the world to Jeddah on the weekend of March 25th – 27th.   Last year’s inaugural F1® Grand Prix in Saudi Arabia produced one of the races of the season, accompanied by a world-class live entertainment schedule that ensured it was the biggest sporting and ......read more

Match Preview: Thrilling Tag Team Matches as Rousey, Flair to Light Up Jeddah Superdome on Saturday

United Arab Emirates, 18 February 2022 – With merely hours until to the thrilling WWE Elimination Chamber begins on Saturday evening in Jeddah, an epic tag team showdown featuring the best of SmackDown awaits as Ronda Rousey joins forces with Naomi to lay down some justice against SmackDown Women’s Champion, Charlotte Flair and Sonya Deville in Saudi Arabia.    Following her incredible return to WWE with her victory in Royal Rumble, Rousey is set to get a first attempt to take down Charlotte Flair in Jeddah ahead of their championship showdown at Wrestlemania 38 in April. This is one of many targets on Flair’s back, with all eyes across SmackDown looking to topple The Queen and take her crown as the SmackDown Women’s Champion.     The match also features a personal vendetta for ......read more

Saudi's ‘MDLBEAST Presents' Targets more Growth and Unique Experiences Following Breakout Year

MDLBEAST’s talent booking arm goes from strength to strength  February 14, 2022, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: After delivering milestone events at the end of 2021 and building on them with more incredible experiences already in 2022, Saudi music-entertainment company, MDLBEAST, sees not only the local market but the wider Middle East region as key to growth for its “MDLBEAST Presents” talent booking and event management arm. From securing global artists James Blunt, Wyclef Jean, and Craig David for the DIRIYAH E-PRIX, to bringing Justin Bieber, Tiesto, Jason Derulo, and David Guetta for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after race concerts, ‘MDLBEAST Presents ‘has quickly built a reputation as the leading full-service talent booking provider for the region. It comes as the live-event sector continues to ......read more

W7Worldwide Pays Tribute to Radio on World Radio Day

Jeddah - February 14, 2022:   The UNESCO proclaimed Feb. 13 as World Radio Day in 2011, which was later adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2012 as an international day, celebrated by radio stations across the world. On the occasion of World Radio Day this year, W7Worldwide released a short video, highlighting the evolution of radio in Saudi Arabia, how it has kept pace with the evolution of society, as well as the incredible ability of radio to reach the largest number of people despite their diversity. The 50 second-video reminds us that the sound of the radio is ever present in our vehicles, no matter where we are, and it is a constant companion on the road, thanks to its rich and diverse programs.  Abdulrahman Inayat, Co-Founder and Director of W7Worldwide Marketing Communications Constancy Agency said that, ......read more

Harold Varner III Sinks Incredible 92ft Walk-Off Eagle to Beat Bubba Watson and Win the 2022 Saudi International

American bags first title since 2016 with phenomenal fairway putt on final hole February 07, 2022:   King Abdullah Economic City: American Harold Varner III drained a colossal 92-foot putt for an 72nd hole eagle and the PIF Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers title – beating close friend Bubba Watson by a single stroke. Varner III needed only a birdie four to take two-time Masters champion Watson to a play-off on the final day of the $5million tournament, being played at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City. However, his snaking effort from the fairway of the closing hole was judged to perfection, dropping into the cup to his elation, sparking scenes of wild celebration between the Ohio-native and his caddie, Chris Rice. “I'm just ......read more

Superstar Golfers Graeme McDowell and Patrick Reed Wrap-Up the Saudi International Trophy Tour with 300-Pupil Golf Lesson in KAEC School

February 4th, King Abdullah Economic City: Three hundred students were treated to a superstar-led golf lesson on the last stop of the Saudi International Trophy Tour, ahead of the tournament getting underway at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club yesterday. Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell and Patrick Reed of the USA visited The World Academy in King Abdullah Economic City, the last stop on the four-school tour that has seen visits from national and international stars of the game, plus a Golf Saudi initiative teaching schoolchildren the basics of the sport, across the Kingdom. The innovative ‘Starting New at Golf’ (SNAG) certification programme includes all the basics of golf, helping to teach beginners and build-up their skills. SNAG has become popular globally, as it can be played both indoors and outdoors, ......read more

Iconic Arabic Football Commentator Fahad Al-Otaibi lends his Voice to Golf in hilarious video launching this week's Saudi International!

• Fahad Al-Otaibi records fun preview video to launch Kingdom’s flagship golf event • “Voice of Arabic football” brings his iconic style to a whole new sport for first time • PIF Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers started Thursday   **The video can be found on the tournament’s Instagram & Facebook pages. Click here to download it** February 3, King Abdullah Economic City: The Arab world’s “voice of football” Fahad Al-Otaibi could be looking at a career change after lending his iconic commentary to Saudi Arabia’s flagship golf event the PIF Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers. The superstar commentator – known around the world for his passion-packed narration to the biggest games in club and ......read more

Gaviria Opens Season Account With Podium in Saudi Arabia

Colombian 3rd in Stage 1 sprint at Winter Park   Fernando Gaviria made a promising start to his 2022 season with 3rd place on Stage 1 of the Saudi Tour, with teammate Felix Gross finishing just behind in 6th place.    The 198km route, with start and finish around Winter Park, was largely flat with a gravel section coming inside the final 20km.   The fastest man in the Middle East, UAE Team Emirates’ very own Emirati rider, Yousif Mirza, made a daring solo attack just after the hectic gravel section, building up a gap of 20’’ and helping the team into a strong position for the finish. The brave attempt by the Emirati champion came undone with just under 2.5km to the line when the sprint trains reeled him back for the big group gallop.   Australian Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) ......read more

NYCK de Vries takes Victory in ABB FIA Formula e World Championship

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 29, January 2022 – Reigning champion Nyck de Vries took the first chequered flag of Season 8 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship after an enthralling Diriyah E-Prix in Saudi Arabia. The Mercedes-EQ driver finished on top of the podium ahead of teammate Stoffel Vandoorne and Jake Dennis (Avalanche Andretti) under the lights of Diriyah, and in front of an energetic local crowd.  De Vries had sealed victory in Formula E here last year and took advantage of an uncharacteristic Vandoorne slip-up to double up, with the Belgian missing his second jump through the ATTACK MODE activation loop. The pair were dominant from there, winding up eight seconds clear of Dennis. Jaguar TCS Racing's Sam Bird crossed the line a fighting fourth, with Andre Lotterer (Porsche) looking strong early on - ......read more

Formula E Racing Champions at Diriyah Gate to Kick Off Season Opener

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Friday 27 January 2022 - Some of the best drivers in motorsport have gathered at one of the world's most picturesque sporting locations ahead of Season 8 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.  Reigning World Champion Nyck De Vries from the Mercedes EQ team was joined by Jake Dennis (Avalanche Andretti), Oliver Rowland (Mahindra), Mitch Evans (Jaguar TCS Racing), Lucas DiGrassi (ROKiT Venturi Racing), Antonio Felix Da Costa (DS TECHEETAH) at Diriyah Gate, Riyadh ahead of the much anticipated first race on Friday night.  The eight season of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship begins with a double-header in Diriyah, with a new qualifying format, along with the ever-popular Fan Boost, and Attack Mode features to place supporters at the heart of the action and guarantee an exhilarating ......read more

Amazon Joins Forces with MTE (MENATECH) to Expand Amazon UNIVERSITY Esports to UAE and KSA

19 January 2022 - Amazon in Saudi Arabia and the UAE joins forces with MTE (MENATech), a GGTech Entertainment Group company to launch Amazon UNIVERSITY Esports, the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s first educational esports league.   Amazon’s involvement in the tournament across the UAE and Saudi Arabia will help upscale the competition, increasing visibility and growth opportunities for players, in addition to providing exciting prizes and resources for participating teams. The agreement between Amazon and MENATech follows a first season in which the esports competitive series hosted teams from more than 130 universities across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  The University Esports Project, which brings students together to compete for their universities in esports leagues, has ......read more

Formula E and Mobily Announce Partnership with the Diriyah E-Prix in Support of Sustainability in Sports

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia. 18 January 2022:   Formula E and Etihad Etisalat Co (Mobily) have today announced a new partnership with the Diriyah E-Prix races of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, beginning with the upcoming double-header race weekend on 28 and 29 January, in support of sustainability in sports. The partnership reflects Mobily’s commitment to support and encourage sustainability as part of the company’s wider strategy to enable an environmentally aware society across every aspect of life, and the Diriyah E-Prix is the best example of how sports can follow sustainability measures and deliver experiences like no other. Formula E fans in Saudi Arabia will be able to access original Formula E mobile content throughout the season on Mobily’s fast and secure network, unlocking ......read more

Golf Saudi Shortlisted in 2022 Sports Podcast Awards

‘Power of the Game’ podcast which gives listeners the chance to hear more about Saudi Arabia’s growing reputation as golf’s most dynamic market nominated for coveted award 18 January, 2022, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Golf Saudi’s ‘Power of the Game’ podcast has been shortlisted alongside some of the top names in the sports podcasting world ahead of this year’s Sports Podcast Awards.  The inaugural awards which have been launched to honour the work of the very best that the global sports audio community has to offer will take place in March of this year after a rigorous judging process is concluded.  The ‘Power of the Game’ podcast was launch almost two years ago in 2020 for listeners interested in the rapid development of golf in Saudi Arabia. The podcast series ......read more

BRX Trio Stage Top Ten Show As Dakar Heads for Finish

Loeb ensures Al Attiyah is left with tense last day test 14, January, 2022: Bahrain Raid Xtreme secured a trio of top ten stage finishes in the Dakar Rally as Nasser Al Attiyah was left to face a tense last day test before securing a fourth triumph in the event. Sebastien Loeb initially recorded the second fastest time on the 346-km penultimate stage around the south-western town of Bisha as he looked to reinforce his challenge at the wheel of BRX Prodrive Hunter in second place overall. A five-minute penalty later imposed after he braked late going into a speed control zone dropped the nine-times World Rally Champion Loeb and Fabian Lurquin to eighth on the day, which they ended 33 mins 19 secs adrift of overall leader Al Attiyah. With Carlos Sainz setting the fastest time on the stage, the two other BRX cars also ......read more

Faisal Salhab Wins Sixth Edition Of The Saudi Open

Victory Sees Saudi National Team Player Qualify For 2022 Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers 13 December, 2021, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Leading Saudi amateur golfer Faisal Salhab was this weekend crowned champion of the sixth edition of the Saudi Open. Collecting his trophy during a special prize giving ceremony organised by Golf Saudi, the Saudi Golf Federation and Riyadh Golf Club, Salhab finished head and shoulders ahead of his fellow competitors by posting an overall score of 205 (11 under par) over three rounds.  The tournament was open to all professional and amateur golf players in the Middle East and North Africa who are registered with any golf club and saw 88 players from more than 27 countries compete over the weekend. A cut was held at the end of day two, from which 60 players went forward to ......read more

Sixth Edition Of The Saudi Open Gets Underway

Tournament to take place at Riyadh Golf Club between 9th – 11th December 09 December, 2021, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Prince Khalid bin Saud Al-Faisal, advisor to the Saudi Golf Federation and Mohammed Al-Issa, Executive Manager of the Saudi Golf Federation both oversaw the launch of the sixth Saudi Open Golf Championship today. The tournament is due to get underway tomorrow between 9th - 11th December at Riyadh Golf Club. Participation in the tournament will be open to all professional and amateur golf players in the Middle East and North Africa who are registered with any golf club. The tournament is expected to receive wide interest from golf fans inside and outside the Kingdom. The Saudi Open will see the participation of the most prominent players from the G.C.C and Arab countries, in addition to Saudi Arabia’s ......read more

Jeddah Corniche Circuit Nears Completion Ahead of the Inaugural FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2021

World’s fastest and longest circuit due for completion in days, with construction of F1®’s newest track set to be finalised in record time.   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – November 21, 2021:   With just two weeks to go until the inaugural FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2021 makes its long-awaited debut, anticipation is beginning to rise for the moment the world’s greatest drivers will take on the formidable challenge of the world’s fastest and longest street track, the Jeddah Corniche Circuit.     Set to host the penultimate round of this year’s enthralling Formula 1® season, the newest race on the calendar is readying itself to play host to a titanic title battle for the ages between seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton & the young pretender to his ......read more

Records to Bounce, Flip and Soar for Guinness World Records Day 2021

Records up for grabs globally include:   • Pan Arab: Most single leg backward somersaults in 30 seconds - 12   • UK: Farthest backflip between two horizontal bars - 6 metres    • USA: Most double 'around the world' ball control tricks in one minute – 24 & Most sit-down football crossovers in 30 seconds (female) – 62   • CHINA: Fastest time to pull a car 50 metres walking on hands - 1 minute 13.27 seconds   • JAPAN: Most BMX time machines in 30 seconds...45     18, November 2021 - Guinness World Records today celebrates the eighteenth annual GWR Day. Celebrating the theme of Super Skills, record-breaking hopefuls from across the globe have put on a jaw-dropping display of dedication, persistence and ......read more

New Ninjamas Nighttime Bedwetting Underwear Helps Kids To Conquer The Night

November 17, 2021:  1 in 6 children* experience bedwetting and don’t know that nighttime underwear can have an immediate impact on their confidence and comfort.   While bedwetting is not always a medical concern and children normally grow out of it, it can contribute to feelings of embarrassment and stress for older children and their parents. It has been a difficult period for many children with homeschooling, lockdowns, and added anxiety in every household driven by COVID 19. While many parents think that bedwetting could indicate a regression in their children’s development as a result of their external environment, the reality is that bedwetting is more common than they think, and it is perfectly normal.   The NEW Ninjamas absorbent nighttime underwear is designed to help children conquer the ......read more

Princess Nourah bint Mohammed Al Faisal Impressed By The Uptake In Golf By Saudi Women

The Saudi royal attended the finale of the Aramco Team Series in Jeddah 13 November, 2021, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Her Royal Highness Princess Nourah bint Mohammed Al Faisal yesterday visited Royal Greens Golf & Country Club to see for herself the progress Golf Saudi is making in terms of growing participation in female sport in the Kingdom. During her first visit to a golf club, Princess Nourah experienced a golf clinic with two Golf Saudi coaches, whilst watching her cousin His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al Faisal play in the event as an amateur. Picking up a golf club for the first time, Princess Nourah was impressed and excited by Golf Saudi’s Mass Participation programme and what it meant for the future.  Princess Nourah is an internationally recognised designer and entrepreneur with nearly two decades of ......read more

Emily Kristine Pedersen Triumphs in Saudi Arabia yet again with Team Victory in the $1m Aramco Team Series - Jeddah

• Took two play-off holes against Lydia Hall but Dane kept her cool to bag title for her fourball • Team Pedersen comprised the Dane, Hannah Burke (ENG), Krista Bakker (FIN) & amateur • Slovenia’s Pia Babnik beats Olivia Cowan to Aramco Team Series – Jeddah’s individual title   November 13, 2021: Emily Kristine Pedersen defended her Saudi Arabian team title with a play-off victory in the Aramco Team Series – Jeddah, with Slovenian teenager Pia Babnik bagging the tournament’s individual title. The Dane saw off Wales’ Lydia Hall over two extra holes at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City to secure the title for Team Pedersen – the Solheim Cup star, Hannah Burke of England, Finland’s Krista Bakker and Ahmed Al Subaey, the ......read more

Team Georgia Hall with Morocco's Maha Haddioui, India's Diksha Dagar & H.E Yasir Al-Rumayyan lead at the Aramco Team Series – Jeddah

• 19-under par has Team Hall a stroke ahead of Team Ciganda after opening day at Royal Greens • Olivia Cowan (GER) and Hall (ENG) lead in ATS – Jeddah’s individual category, both on -7   November 11, 2021: A captain’s performance from Georgia Hall has given the Major-winner’s team a one-shot lead after Day 1 at the Aramco Team Series – Jeddah.    Team Hall – the 25-year-old, her captain’s draft pick Maha Haddioui of Morocco, Diksha Dagar of India, and H.E Yasir Al-Rumayyan, chairman of Aramco and Golf Saudi, the fourball’s amateur player – carded an opening round of -19 to lead the $1million tournament, which follows last week’s Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, King Abdullah ......read more

Lydia Ko Squares Course Record to take Four-Shot lead into the Final Day of the Aramco Saudi Ladies International

November 07, 2021:  A course-record equaling 63 from Lydia Ko has the New Zealander in firm control heading into the final day of the $1million Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF. The former world #1 carded five birdies on both the front and back nine at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club to lead by four with one round to play. Sitting at -16, the 24-year-old will look to hold off a final day push from Thailand’s Atthaya Thitikul, whose scintillating 65 propelled her into lone second. England’s Alice Hewson sits two further back on -10, with Spaniards Carlota Ciganda and Nuria Iturrioz both on -9. “I played really solid today,” said Ko, who tied Australian Steph Kyriacou’s record low round at Royal Greens. “I missed a short putt for par on three and then went on a ......read more

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November 06, 2021: England’s Alice Hewson stormed to an eight-under-par 64 to lead at the halfway point of the Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF. The 24-year-old carded six birdies on the back nine to come home in 30, a scintillating return that shaved three strokes off her career best Ladies European Tour round and put her top of the pile with two rounds remaining in ......read more

Lydia Ko and Carlota Ciganda share the lead after Day 1 at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International ...…

November 06, 2021:  New Zealand’s Lydia Ko and Spain’s Carlota Ciganda share the Day 1 lead at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF. Out an hour later than planned following thick morning fog on the Kingdom’s Red Sea coast, former world #1 Ko steamed to a five-under par 67 to hold the solo lunchtime lead at Royal Greens Golf & Country ......read more

Saudi Star Al Rajhi, New World Champion Walkner Chase First Wins in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge…

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Royal Greens Golf & Country Club Takes Delivery of Snag Equipment…

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Game's most Exciting and Dynamic New Golf Market Wins Sustainable Legacy Award…

30 October, 2021, Dubai - UAE: The World Golf Awards, one of the industry’s most prominent and revered accolades, has awarded Golf Saudi with a Sustainable Legacy Award, during their annual ceremony in Dubai.  The awards which brought together market leaders from more than 40 nations across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, North America and Oceania, was a ......read more

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    Jeddah’s new creative complex Hayy Jameel launches with a five-month opening season on December 6, 2021: a broad range of exhibitions and arts programmes featuring more than 45 artists and creatives from around 20 countries, is followed in the Spring by the inauguration of partner creative spaces and Saudi’s first independent cinema   ● Hayy ......read more

Jeddah Old Town to Be the Home for Red Sea International Film Festival…

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Roman Reigns Vows to Right Wrongs at KSA's WWE Crown Jewel Event…

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