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Saudi Doctors Sweep Awards at Geneva Inventions Expo 2024

Makkah Doctors Claim Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals for All Five Presented Innovations Riyadh: A team of doctors from Makkah have made history at the prestigious Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions 2024. In a remarkable display of innovation, they secured a clean sweep, winning gold, silver, and bronze medals for all five inventions they presented. This achievement underscores the dedication of Saudi Arabia's healthcare sector to progress and research. It also highlights the exceptional talent within the country's medical community, whose inventions have the potential to revolutionize healthcare globally. The award role began with Dr. Tawfiq Siraj's gold medal-winning invention which offers a minimally invasive treatment for recurrent shoulder dislocation, potentially reducing pain and improving ......read more

Saudi film 'Norah' Nominated for Cannes Film Festival 2024

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 17 April 2024 - The Cannes Film Festival announced that the Saudi film "Norah," supported by the Saudi Film Commission through its 'Daou' initiative, has been selected as part of the festival's Official Selection in the 'Un Certain Regard' section. The festival will take place in Cannes, France, from May 14 to 25. Written and directed by Tawfiq Al-Zaidi, the feature film "Norah" clinched the top prize of a funding award from the Saudi Film Commission's Daou Film Competition, an initiative launched by the Kingdom's Ministry of Culture in September 2019 to bolster Saudi film production and nurture the next generation of filmmakers. The film also garnered support from the Quality of Life program, one of the Kingdom's Vision 2023 initiatives, Film AlUla, ......read more

Khabib's Official Training Gloves Will Be Sold at Tooba Charity Auction in Dubai

The charity auction will take place both online and offline at the Invest World Expo Dubai gala dinner on the 23rd of April  (Dubai, UAE — April 17, 2024) —  Tooba, the charitable platform dedicated to facilitating global giving in a quick, simple and secure manner, will mark its inaugural presence at the Invest World Expo Dubai 2024 to channel resources towards meaningful causes. The charity auction is taking place online on Tooba's instagram account and offline at the gala dinner of the event on the 23rd of April, at the Atlantis The Royal, Dubai. Participants are encouraged to make donations towards various causes, with the individual making the largest contribution earning a chance to win a special gifts by Tooba ambassadors: Official Khabib's training gloves Official Islam Makhachev's ......read more

Formula E and FIA to unveil new gen3 evo race car at upcoming monaco E-prix

Latest GEN3 Evo car to be unveiled on 25th April in the build-up to Round 8 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Monaco Cutting edge performance upgrades integrated into the world’s first race car designed for street racing for faster, more dramatic, wheel to wheel action London, Dubai and Riyadh, 17th April 2024: Formula E and the FIA have today announced that they will unveil the highly-anticipated GEN3 Evo race car on Thursday 25th April in the build-up to the 2024 Monaco E-Prix. As an evolution of the current GEN3 race car – the world’s fastest, lightest, most powerful and efficient electric race car ever made – the all-electric championship is set to raise the bar even higher with this latest iteration that will be pushed to the limit by the series’ world-class drivers across ......read more

Victory for Pascal Wehrlein after last Lap Heartbreak for Rowland

Pascal Wehrlein clinches victory in Round 7 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship at the Misano E-Prix. Wehrlein's sixth Formula E career win follows Oliver Rowland's last-lap energy management issue, securing a triumphant comeback for TAG Heuer Porsche. Reigning champion Jake Dennis claims second place for Andretti Formula E Team, while Nick Cassidy of Jaguar TCS Racing secures third. Wehrlein's victory ties him with Dennis at the top of the Drivers' standings, with Jaguar TCS Racing leading the Teams' table. ​Misano, Dubai, Riyadh, 15th April 2024: In another dramatic turn of events at the Misano E-Prix, Pascal Wehrlein of the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team emerged triumphant after an intense battle for Round 7 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship on Sunday night. Wehrlein's ......read more

Oliver rowland wins misano e-prix opener after antonio felix da costa disqualification

Misano, Riyadh, Dubai, 14th April 2024:  Oliver Rowland of Nissan Formula E Team clinched victory at the Misano E-Prix Round 6 on Saturday night after race winner António Félix da Costa of TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team, was disqualified for a technical breach following FIA investigation. An FIA technical report revealed there was a breach on da Costa's Porsche 99X Electric GEN3 resulting in his disqualification from the inaugural Misano E-Prix. With a da Costa disqualification, Oliver Rowland inherits the top spot, marking both the British driver and the team's first win in Formula E since the Berlin E-Prix in 2020. Starting from the 13th position on the grid, da Costa had executed a flawless race strategy, timing his surge precisely to overtake the competition with three laps remaining. Despite fierce challenges from his ......read more

Mitch Evans Looks For Another Italian Triumph As Formula E Descends On Rimini Debut - Where To Watch The 2024 Misano E-Prix

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship Season 10 progresses with Rounds 6 & 7 at the Misano World Circuit in Italy The Misano E-Prix double-header marks the championship’s first visit to the prestigious circuit known for intense two-wheel action, and the series’ seventh meet in the country The next instalment of the Season 10 calendar promises an unpredictable and action-packed weekend following a season start of intense competition, featuring five different race winners, from five different teams, in just five races MISANO, Italy, Dubai and Riyadh, 11th April 2024:  It’s race week once again for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, as the championship’s 22 drivers descend on another brand-new location for Rounds 6 & 7 of Season 10, the Misano E-Prix, on 13-14 April. After a thrilling ......read more

Formula E to Use Latest Sustainable Tech to Power its Events Worldwide

Renewable energy to power the series via biofuel generators, solar arrays and high efficiency batteries Improved battery efficiency charges four cars simultaneously Multi-year deal with leading global energy solutions provider Aggreko London, Dubai, Riyadh, 5th April 2024: Formula E has today announced a multi-year deal with leading global energy solutions provider Aggreko to provide the latest sustainable technology to its events globally, contributing to help the series achieve its emissions reductions target (validated by the Science Based Target initiative) of 45% across Scopes 1, 2 and 3 by 2030 from a Season 5 (2019) baseline.   As an Official Provider for Formula E – the world’s first net zero carbon sport in line with the 2020 definitions - Aggreko will ensure events are powered via renewable ......read more

Tokyo E-prix Winner Max Gunther Eager to Challenge for Formula E Title

Dubai and Riyadh, 4th April 2024: Formula E driver Maximilian Gunther is determined to challenge for this season’s Formula E world championship title after emerging victorious in the inaugural Tokyo E-Prix. The Maserati MSG Racing driver crossed the chequered flag first after a strategic move to the front of the grid on Lap 24. The victory was the team’s first since the Jakarta in Season 9 and his fifth career win in the series. The result sees the 26-year-old German move up to fifth in the driver standings 15 points behind the leader and Gunther believes there is no reason why he should not contend for the title. He said: “Yes, the start to the season has been good. It was a brilliant weekend in Tokyo and since Sao Paulo we showed really good pace in all sessions. I feel great in the car and it's ......read more

Maximilian Guenther Secures Victory For Maserati Msg Racing In Debut Tokyo E-PRIX

Maximilian Guenther secures victory for Maserati MSG Racing in the first Tokyo E-Prix, overcoming Oliver Rowland's early lead with Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida and Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike in attendance The event unfolded before a star-studded crowd, including Formula 1 sensation Yuki Tsunoda, Sung Kang of Fast & Furious fame, motorsport legends Emerson Fittipaldi and Takumo Sata, along with television host and actor, Emilia Hartford Tokyo, Dubai, Riyadh, 30th March 2024:  Maserati MSG Racing's Maximilian Guenther emerged victorious in the inaugural Tokyo E-Prix on Saturday, triumphing over polesitter Oliver Rowland (Nissan Formula E Team), marking a historic moment as Formula E adds yet another race winner to its already too-close-to-call line-up for Season 10. In a thrilling display of skill ......read more

Rowland Seeks To Extend Nissan's Podium Streak In Front Of Sell-Out Home Crowd At Formula E's First Japanese E-Prix

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship makes its inaugural debut in Japan with the highly anticipated Tokyo E-Prix this weekend The historic spectacle is the first-ever motorsport race on Tokyo’s streets, and the 34th venue in the Championship’s history With four winners in as many rounds, the Championship stands on a knife-edge, promising unpredictable and thrilling action on unchartered territory Nissan Formula E Team prepares to defend string of podiums on home turf, as Jaguar TCS Racing celebrates a milestone 100th Championship race in front of a sell-out crowd​ Tokyo, Dubai, Riyadh, 28th March 2024: The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns this weekend with Round 5 of Season 10 for the record-breaking Tokyo E-Prix on 30 March. After an exhilarating Round 4 in Brazil, Formula E returns for ......read more

Formula E Races Into Asphalt 9: Legends With Time-Limited Events Ahead Of Tokyo E-Prix

In an expansion of their partnership, Formula E is integrating into Asphalt 9: Legends, the globally renowned racing game by Gameloft. Launching with a series of time-limited events (TLEs) starting this weekend on Asphalt 9: Legends' Osaka track, to celebrate the eagerly anticipated Tokyo E-Prix, the collaboration introduces the Formula E GEN2 car with a special edition Asphalt livery into the game's tracks. ​London, Dubai and Riyadh, 27th March 2024: Formula E, in partnership with Gameloft, is excited to announce the continuation of their partnership through the integration of Formula E into Asphalt 9: Legends.  This collaboration is set to launch ahead of the eagerly anticipated Tokyo E-Prix on Saturday 30 March, with time-limited events that will bring the high-octane excitement of electric street racing ......read more

Ubisoft to launch formula E Universe in Trackmania with Three Championship Racetracks

Formula E, in partnership with game publisher Ubisoft, launches Formula E universe in Trackmania, featuring Season 10 racetracks, team liveries, Game Mode and cash prizes. Formula E Season 10 circuits of Tokyo, Berlin and London launch ahead of corresponding real-world races. Each circuit features three live races, with €1,000 prize pot up for grabs in each of them, including a Grand Winner prize. Formula E car skins and dedicated Game Mode, including ATTACK MODE and energy management, also integrated.​ London, Dubai, Riyadh, 25th March 2024: Formula E has today announced a new partnership with Ubisoft through the integration of a Formula E universe including its Tokyo, Berlin and London circuits that will be recreated and implemented in its popular Trackmania game. Players will also have access ......read more

Royal Commission for Alula Marks Key Milestone in Excavation of Alula's Sharaan Resort

Bouygues Construction commences first rock excavation at Sharaan Nature Reserve, highlighting commitment to excellence with sustainable and technologically advanced construction practices The Jean Nouvel-designed project inaugurates a new era of eco-luxury deeply intertwined with AlUla’s heritage AlUla, Saudi Arabia, 25 March 2024: The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has marked a significant milestone in the development of the Sharaan Resort with the inaugural rock excavation for the much-anticipated project.  The initial excavation symbolises the start of a mission that combines Jean Nouvel’s architectural innovation with Bouygues' engineering expertise. This milestone is an important step forward in AlUla's evolution into a premier destination for sustainable luxury tourism. Nestled within the ......read more

Alula Camel Cup countdown Officially Underway: The Pinnacle of Camel Racing Returns Next month with Four-day Marquee Event

World's most prestigious camel racing event back in AlUla from 24-27 April – organised by Royal Commission for AlUla in collaboration with Saudi Camel Racing Federation ●        Second edition promises exhilarating fusion of sport, culture and entertainment alongside 'Year of the Camel' celebrations ●        Region's fastest camels and most talented riders set to feature in series of elite races ●        Further details to be announced in due course; information available at experiencealula.com AlUla, Saudi Arabia – 20 March 2024: Audiences from Saudi Arabia and beyond are gearing up for a sporting spectacle unlike any other ahead of the AlUla Camel Cup, the world's most prestigious camel racing event, which ......read more

Formula E Announces New Technology Partnership With Google Cloud To Accelerate Growth Of Championship

Multi-year expansion of world record-breaking collaboration. Partnership spearheads Formula E's push to secure a roster of specialist technology partners. Collaboration expands to enhance Formula E's sporting, marketing, and sustainability capabilities.​ London, Dubai and Riyadh, 18 Mach 2024: Ahead of this Saturday's race around Sao Paulo's iconic Sambadrome, Formula E today announced a new multi-year technology partnership with Google Cloud. The partnership will leverage Google Cloud technologies to help drive powerful on-and off-track performance in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The collaboration will involve Formula E harnessing Google Cloud technologies ranging from scalable cloud infrastructure to data and analytics, to generative artificial intelligence (gen AI) tools in the ......read more

TikTok and KSA's Telfaz 11 Launch First-Ever Episodic Branded Content Exclusively for TikTok This Ramadan

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 12: TikTok announced a partnership with Telfaz 11, a creative media studio from Saudi Arabia specializing in local entertainment content, to debut the first-ever episodic branded content series produced exclusively for TikTok. This partnership ushers in a new era of native Saudi-first branded entertainment for audiences across the region, and presents advertisers with a fresh opportunity to reach diverse audiences. This Ramadan, Telfaz 11 will introduce two captivating shows tailored exclusively for TikTok viewers. These series will natively integrate advertisers into the heart of weekly Ramadan episodes, while delivering immersive experiences that prioritize entertainment and celebrate Saudi culture. The two shows span across different themes, ensuring that there’s something for everyone to enjoy. ......read more

Bupa Arabia Supports Historic Jeddah Half Marathon, Encouraging Community Health

Jeddah: Bupa Arabia for Cooperative Insurance sponsored The Historic Jeddah Half Marathon, organized by the Saudi Sports for All Federation, which was held on Saturday, March 2, 2024, in the city's historic district. The Historic Jeddah Half Marathon was a unique event offering a remarkable opportunity to celebrate the fusion of sports, culture, and history while adhering to the highest safety standards and precautionary measures to ensure the well-being of participants and the public. The race started in the historic part of Jeddah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and covered a breathtaking 21.1-kilometer route beginning at the Bab Jadid. Runners wound through the city's old neighborhoods, passing iconic landmarks like the Nassif House, the Matbouli Museum, and the King Fahd Fountain. Participants were immersed in a ......read more

Max Verstappen wins the formula 1 stc Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2024!

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - (March 9th) - After a thrilling 50 laps, magnificent Max Verstappen won the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2024 under the floodlights at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit on Saturday evening. He stood on the podium for the 100th time in his career alongside his Red Bull team-mate Sergio Pérez and third-placed Charles Leclerc. Verstappen’s winning margin was over 13 seconds after his team-mate picked up a five-second time penalty for an unsafe release in his pitstop. But it was Leclerc’s Ferrari team-mate Oliver Bearman that won the fan-vote Driver of the Day for seventh place on his Formula 1 debut, finishing ahead of his compatriots Lando Norris and Lewis Hamilton. The latter two decided not to pit when the race’s one and only Safety Car was deployed on lap six and ran a longer stint on ......read more

Max Verstappen to Start on pole Position at the Formula 1 stc Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2024!

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - (March 9th) - Max Verstappen will start on pole position for the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX after a thrilling qualifying session at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit. The Dutchman set a time 0.319s quicker than Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. Third on the grid will be his Red Bull team-mate Sergio Pérez, one place ahead of the Aston Martin of Fernando Alonso. Just outside the top ten — by 0.036s — was Englishman Oliver Bearman making a surprise debut for Ferrari. Bearman was suddenly drafted into FP3 as a replacement for Carlos Sainz who had been diagnosed with appendicitis in the morning. He becomes the 12th British driver to race a works Ferrari in the history of Formula 1 and the youngest-ever to compete for the Scuderia at just 18 years of age. Starting last on the grid will be ......read more

Baseball United Signs Historic Partnership to Bring Professional Baseball to Saudi Arabia

Agreement with the Saudi Baseball and Softball Federation will enable Baseball United to host its league within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and includes rights to launch Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam franchises RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (March 6, 2024) - Baseball United, the first-ever professional baseball league focused on the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent, announced today a historic partnership with the Saudi Baseball and Softball Federation (SBSF). The agreement gives Baseball United an unlimited term to host its professional league and tournaments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and includes rights to new Baseball United franchises representing Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam – three of the Kingdom’s largest cities. This marks the first time in history that professional baseball will be brought to Saudi Arabia. As part of ......read more

Formula e sets new Acceleration Benchmark for current FIA Single Seaters, outpacing formula 1 and Championing Diversity in Motorsport

Saudi Arabia's Reem Al Aboud sets a new acceleration benchmark in Formula E's GENBETA race car, outpacing the current Formula 1 race car and achieving a 0-60mph time of 2.49 seconds. The new time cements Formula E’s position as the fastest accelerating sport on and off the track and highlights Formula E's commitment to promoting gender equality in motorsport. The benchmark was achieved with Formula E's GENBETA electric race car, an 'unlocked' GEN3 vehicle created by Formula E and the FIA with 400kW of power and enhancements from partners: Hankook Tire, SABIC, ABB and Google Cloud.​ Dubai and Riyadh, 7th March 2024:  In a landmark moment for motorsport, Reem Al Aboud - the pioneering Saudi Arabian female racing driver - clocked a faster 0-60mph acceleration time than the ......read more

Billboard Arabia creates sounds from the lands of the Arab world

A trailblazing music initiative that allows MENA’s iconic natural landscapes to be heard for the first time ever Sounds of the Land uses unique sounds from diverse topographies across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Through this innovative music initiative, Billboard Arabia aims to have the sounds of these iconic landscapes featured in future chart-topping hits Billboard Arabia is partnering with gamma. to produce the first Sounds of the Lands album Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 06 March 2024: Billboard Arabia, a platform dedicated to covering music, culture and entertainment, has announced the launch of Sounds of the Land, a groundbreaking initiative that pays tribute to the landscapes of the Arab world, celebrating the region’s rich natural beauty through music. To bring this first-of-its-kind project to ......read more

ALULA FUTURE CULTURE SUMMIT UNVEILS FULL PROGRAMME, CELEBRATING CULTURAL DIALOGUE AND INNOVATION

The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) in partnership with the Saudi Ministry of Culture has announced the full programme for Saudi Arabia's inaugural AlUla Future Culture Summit, taking place from 25-27 February. Set in Daimumah, where contemporary art, nature and heritage come together in the scenic heart of the Cultural Oasis, the summit brings together 150 global cultural leaders, including His Excellency Rakan Altouq, Saudi Arabia's Assistant Minister of Culture; Lise Macdonald, President of L'ÉCOLE School of Jewelry Arts; Laurent Le Bon, President of the Centre Pompidou; and international artistic director and curator Akiko Miki, to address culture's most pressing issues. Expanding culture's role in advancing societal progress and fostering lasting positive change, RCU and the Ministry of Culture ......read more

In motorsport we definitely need more female role models... the more the merrier!

Saudi Arabia's first female racing driver, Reema Juffali, discusses her inspirations, hopes for the future and her 'wild card' entry in the first round of the 2024 F1 Academy season.   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (26th February 2024) - Saudi Arabia's first female racing driver and founder of Theeba Motorsport, Reema Juffali, has established herself as an inspiration and role model to female athletes in Saudi Arabia and across the world. Reema developed an interest in cars at an early age and made history in 2018 by becoming the first-ever female racing driver to come from Saudi Arabia. Following a promising debut season in 2019, she again trailblazed by becoming the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete in an international race in her home country, racing on the streets of Riyadh in the Jaguar I-PACE ......read more

OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR PFL CHAMPIONS VS. BELLATOR CHAMPIONS

Renan Ferreira and Ryan Bader collide in Champion vs. Champion Heavyweight Main Event Impa Kasanganay and Johnny Eblen meet in the Champion vs. Champion Co-Main Event PFL vs. Bellator Champions takes place tomorrow, February 24th on ESPN+ PPV and DAZN PPV with the Early Card beginning at 12:00 PM ET RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league in the world, kicks 2024 off with the biggest MMA event of the year, PFL vs. Bellator Champions. The card will feature a pair of champion-versus-champion headlining bouts, as well as some of the biggest names in combat sports going head to head inside the PFL SmartCage.  In the main event, heavyweight titleholders face off, as 2023 PFL Heavyweight Champion Renan “Problema” Ferreira meets Bellator ......read more

Claressa Shields Hopes Her Journey Inspires A Future Generation of Champions

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, 21st February 2024: Ahead of the biggest mixed martial arts (MMA) event of the year, multiple-time boxing world champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and Professional Fighters League (PFL) fighter Claressa Shields took time out of her busy schedule and met with members of the Saudi Boxing Federation to discuss her combat sports journey.   The 28-year old American, who hails from Flint, Michigan, shared her experiences with the Federation and also imparted some words of wisdom as well as important tips and advice for the future generation of athletes.   Shields herself began her boxing journey at a young age, winning two Junior Olympic Championships at age 16, before capturing her first Olympic Gold Medal at age 17 during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.   In 2016, after ......read more

Saudi Sports for All Federation Signs Agreement with Sports Brand ASICS to Sponsor Upcoming Events

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 18 February 2024 – The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with the Middle East arm of renowned Japanese sportswear brand ASICS. A signing ceremony for this exciting collaboration took place at the SFA headquarters in Riyadh, with representatives from both organizations present, including Shaima Saleh Al-Husseini, SFA Managing Director, and Seiji Hori, General Manager of ASICS Arabia, who both signed the agreement.   ASICS Arabia will serve as a strategic partner for two SFA events and will play a prominent role as a key sponsor of the highly successful Riyadh Marathon. The partnership follows the visit of SFA members to Japan, where they engaged with various sports organizations, meeting representatives of ASICS at its international ......read more

Saudi Film Commission set to participate at 74th Berlin International Film Festival

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, February 12, 2024 – The Saudi Film Commission (SFC) announced its Participation in the 74th Berlin International Film Festival "Berlinale," from February 15 to 25th, to showcase the Kingdom's efforts in supporting the film industry, developing cinematic production, and nurturing local talent by encouraging their Participation in international festivals, as part of the Kingdom's aspiration to become a global destination for the film industry. The Participation includes a Saudi pavilion in partnership with Film AlUla, the Cultural Development Fund, NEOM, the "Invest in Saudi Arabia" initiative, the Red Sea International Film Festival, and the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra).     Abdullah Al Eyaf, CEO of the Saudi Film Commission, said: ......read more

RIYADH SEASON ANNOUNCES PFL CHAMPIONS VS. BELLATOR CHAMPIONS TICKETS ON SALE TODAY

First-ever PFL PPV Super Fight event to feature PFL Champions vs. Bellator Champions Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to host the first mega MMA event of the year Saudi Arabia’s Abdullah Al-Qahtani among those to be competing on 24th February   Riyadh, 12th February 2024: The Professional Fighters League (PFL) and Riyadh Season have announced tickets for the first-ever mega MMA event of the year, PFL Champions vs. Bellator Champions that will be held on 24 February are available now. Tickets for PFL Champions vs. Bellator Champions can be booked through the WeBook.com website and application through the link: https://webook.com/en/events/champs-vs-champs-boxing-tickets The PFL Champions vs. Bellator Champions weigh-ins will take place at The Kingdom Arena on the 23 February at 6 pm KSA time. Emanating live from Saudi ......read more

Esports World Cup Foundation Launches Program to Support Club Ecosystem, Crown World's First Club Champion

EWC Club Program Aims to Elevate Cross-Game Competition Under Esports Club Banners, Promote More Sustainable Ecosystem Structure RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — February 5, 2024 – Esports World Cup (EWC) Foundation announced today the EWC Club Program, a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to promote sustainable planning for multidisciplinary esports clubs, unite global fans of different esports titles under collective banners, and elevate the best athletes in the world under one consolidated competition. The inaugural Esports World Cup will crown the very first Esports World Cup Club Champion in the summer of 2024. “The EWC Club Program enables clubs to build a sustainable pipeline for growth of both their existing teams and additional programs,” said Ralf Reichert, CEO, Esports World Cup Foundation. “Our ......read more

Winners Revealed for “TRT World Citizen Awards”

The winners of “TRT World Citizen,” a project initiated by TRT in 2017 with the principle of “Inspiring Positive Change,” have been revealed.  “TRT World Citizen Awards,” which is among TRT's most significant social responsibility initiatives and was launched in 2017 with the principle of “Inspiring Positive Change,” found its recipients at the ceremony held last night. Awarded in five different categories to individuals who have made significant contributions to their societies on a global scale, the “TRT World Citizen Awards” contribute to sharing the stories of these individuals with the world and inspiring positive change. The award ceremony, hosted by General Director of TRT Mehmet Zahid Sobacı in İstanbul, was attended by prominent figures from ......read more

Formula E Renews Exclusive Partnership with Saudi Sports Company for Expanded Broadcast in Mena

• Saudi Sports Company (SSC) Extend Broadcast Rights for Formula E with Enhanced Coverage on SSC Sports, Shahid platform and MBC ACTION. • Formula E is thrilled to announce this renewed partnership in Diriyah where it is launching the season's first double-header on January 26 and 27.   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, 27th January 2024: In a landmark move for motorsport broadcasting in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Formula E announces the renewal of its media partnership exclusively with the Saudi Sports Company (SSC) for the next three seasons. This extended agreement includes more comprehensive year-round coverage on SSC, Shahid and MBC ACTION, including live coverage of the Diriyah E-Prix.   SSC 2, the dedicated   motorsport channel, will complement its offering of extensive ......read more

World Champion Jake Dennis Storms to Diriyah E-Prix Victory Wearing the Green of Saudi Arabia

• Englishman blows competition away with 13.289 seconds win – the second-largest winning margin in Formula E history  • World champion reveals helmet adorned with initials in Arabic • Stage set for more world-class motorsport on Saturday with round 3  • Tickets available from SAR 100 via Formula E World Championship | webook.com   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 26 January 2024: Wearing a helmet in the green of Saudi Arabia with his initials in Arabic, world champion Jake Dennis sealed a sensational double-figure win at the 2024 Diriyah E-Prix on Friday night, securing victory by 13.289 seconds.    Under the lights in Diriyah, the Englishman blew away the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship competition to record the second-largest winning margin ever in the 10-year ......read more

Saudi Star Yara Alhogbani Confirmed for Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

Saudi’s first female professional awarded wild card for qualifiers at tournament Philippines’ Alexandra Eala added to main draw Grand Slam-winner Naomi Osaka confirmed as wild card entrant earlier this week Tickets for the all-female competition on sale now January 24, 2024 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: The start of the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open is just around the corner and three additional wild cards have now been announced, with Saudi Arabia’s Yara Alhogbani and Japan’s Ena Koike entering the qualifiers, while Philippines’ Alexandra Eala will participate in the main draw at the second instalment of the tournament. This year’s competition takes place at the International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City, on February 3-11, featuring a star-studded line-up including the likes of Kazakhstan’s ......read more

Rafa Nadal Sets new Target to Grow Tennis and Sport in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Tennis Federation announces new ambassador role for global tennis icon Riyadh, 15th January 2024: Rafa Nadal, one of the greatest sporting figures and tennis players of all-time has become a new ambassador of the Saudi Tennis Federation (STF) as part of a long-term commitment to help grow the sport and inspire a new generation of athletes in Saudi Arabia.   The new role is announced following a recent a surprise visit to a junior tennis clinic in Riyadh hosted by the STF and will see the Spanish superstar spend dedicated time in the Kingdom each year to help nurture and plan the development of boys and girls in the sport as well as grow further interest in tennis amongst the country’s young population.  Beyond encouraging the growth of the sport overall, plans are also being put in place to develop a ......read more

Formula E's GEN4 Suppliers Confirmed, To Debut in Season 13

Dubai and Riyadh, 7th December 2023: The next phase of progress and evolution of Formula E came one step closer as the FIA confirmed the choice of suppliers for the GEN4 race car – set to debut in Season 13 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in 2026/27. With Formula E just nine seasons old, the on-track technology is ever-evolving and has undergone revolutionary changes in that short spell and has come a long way since its debut back in 2014. The tender process completed by Formula E and the FIA took on thorough analysis of all bids submitted, evaluating the technical specifications of each product as well as a host of supporting aspects. As with GEN3, GEN4’s tender process saw sustainability take centre stage as a key pillar for Formula E. Suppliers were required to identify all of the measures they are ......read more

Jeddah's Hayy Cinema Celebrates One-Year Milestone with Nawartuna

Jeddah; Art Jameel, the independent organisation that supports artists and nurtures creative communities, celebrates the one-year anniversary of launching Hayy Cinema at Hayy Jameel, Jeddah’s home for the arts, marked by a collaborative programme with Red Sea International Film Festival (RSIFF). This milestone is marked by a year of engagement with the local community which included more than 180 Saudi, regional and International films screened across thematic programmes, graduation screenings, festivals and competitions.  The celebration unfolds with an exclusive, free exhibition titled ‘Nawartuna: The Illuminating Legacy of Asmahan and Farid Al Atrash’ (December 4, 2023 – January 11, 2024) and a screening of a meticulously restored Egyptian classic, Victory of Youth (1941), debuting on December 3, 2023, ......read more

Ethereal Echoes Showcases a Celestial Collaboration of Art & Couture

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 24, 2023 — Ethereal Echoes, a pioneering exhibition introduces a collaboration between Marina Fedorova, an international contemporary artist and Yousef Akbar, a Saudi Arabian fashion designer. The exhibition is a multifaceted dialogue between art, fashion, and culture enriched by digital reality, running from 25 November- 9 December 2023 at the FWD by MOKSYZ Boutique Centria Mall in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   The two creatives share a common vision to build a platform that redefines classical art and fashion design narratives. This extraordinary collaborative endeavour will unfold at the avant-garde setting of the FWD by MOKSYZ Boutique Centria Mall, nestled in the heart of Riyadh.   «It's a unique collaboration between two artists from different media — ......read more

#Art_Jameel Announces the Opening of new Exhibition in Jeddah; “At the Edge of Land”

Jeddah: Art Jameel, an organisation supporting artists and creative communities, announces the opening of a major new group exhibition titled 'At the Edge of Land’ (on view through to April 16, 2024). The exhibition investigates the intricate and often concealed relationships between landscapes and trade and their interconnected geographies, resources and commodities. Through stories that trace trade routes to and from Jeddah, ‘At the Edge of Land’ draws parallels between the movement of goods and people, crossing lands, canals and rivers. The two-floor Hayy Arts exhibition brings together new commissions, loans and critical, key works from the Art Jameel Collection by international artists showing in Saudi Arabia for the first time.  The selection of artists and artworks presented here traces the trade ......read more

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Madina's First Cinema Project Achieved by Empire Cinemas…

Madina, Saudi Arabia, 15th November 2023: Empire Cinemas has expanded its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after opening its first branch in the Madina region. Located at Al Rashid Mall, it is the 10th branch to be opened by Empire Cinema in Saudi Arabia with the cinema home to 10 screens and a capacity of 764 seats. It also includes a children’s theatre and a designated play area ......read more

History made and records broken during scintillating first day of Aramco Team Series presented by ...…

• Alison Lee shoots nine-under-par for overnight lead; makes history with eight successive birdies  • World No.4 Minjee two behind with first round 63 • Teams Ciganda and Law share team event lead; six teams trailing closely behind  • Riyadh Golf Club hosting Saudi capital’s first-ever professional golf event until Sunday    Riyadh, ......read more

Alison Lee makes more History, Seals Emphatic Victory in Aramco Team Series presented by Public ...…

• The American star finished on 29-under-par to win the individual event – a new 54-hole tour record  • Lee also broke 36-hole record yesterday and finished bogey-free tournament with 29 birdies  • Team event-winning captain Carlota Ciganda finished second on 21-under-par   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 29 October 2023: Alison Lee capped off her ......read more

2024 F1 Academy to Launch Season At Jeddah Corniche Circuit…

Ground-breaking all-women racing series to commence its 2024 season as part of the  FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2024 weekend on March 7th – 9th   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (Oct 18th, 2023) - The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) – Promoter of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2024 – is delighted to confirm that the Jeddah Corniche Circuit – the ......read more

Saudi Sports Fans can Enjoy a Historic Sporting Occasion as Tickets go on Sale for Aramco Team ...…

• Riyadh’s first professional golf event to feature 28 teams and 84 of the world’s top women golfers. • The tournament in the oasis, which will be hosted at Riyadh Golf Club, from October 27-29, will be the fifth and final 2023 series event. • Fans can secure their tickets on TicketMX   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 12, October 2023: Golf Saudi, in partnership ......read more

Azimuth Leaves Lasting Impact” as Thousands Celebrate Live Music, Culture and Saudi National Day…

- AZIMUTH returned with its highly anticipated third edition and did not disappoint – providing a spectacle that left fans ecstatic  - More than 30 local, regional, and international artists delivered exhilarating live performances over two days on Thursday and Friday AlUla, Saudi Arabia – 23 September 2023: The 2023/24 AlUla Moments calendar has officially commenced ......read more

174 Elite Runners Embrace Ultimate Challenge Amidst Soaring Temperatures at Inaugural AlUla Desert ...…

• AlUla Desert Blaze brought together athletes and adventurers from around the globe to compete amidst soaring summer temperatures in ancient Saudi Arabian region • Male and female runners hailed from Ethiopia, Morocco, Spain, Germany, Oman and beyond • AlUla Desert Blaze joined ranks of most intense physical challenges in the world, with 5km, 10km, 21km, and 42km races in ......read more

W7Worldwide Holds the Status of Being a Key Ally for the Social Responsibility Association…

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The First Two Episodes of “Star Wars: Ahsoka” Are Now Streaming on Disney+…

Riyadh, KSA, 23 August 2023: The wait is finally over. The first two episodes of “Star Wars: Ahsoka” are now streaming, exclusively on Disney+. Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated Original series will have new episodes every week.  Set after the fall of the Empire, “Star Wars: Ahsoka” follows the former Jedi Knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging ......read more

TikTok Drives Impact for Mondelez in Saudi Arabia…

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