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WWE Superstar Titus O'Neill Reflects on Super Shows in Saudi

United Arab Emirates -  January 07, 2021:  At the start of a new year, WWE’s Titus O’Neill has been reflecting on his previous trips to Saudi Arabia - and he hopes to return in 2021. O’Neill was a part of WWE’s first-ever live event in KSA, Super Showdown in Jeddah, which took place in 2019. During that particular event, O’Neill made headlines after tripping and sliding under the ring as he was about to enter the 50-man Battle Royal. “My main memory from our visits to Saudi is the Greatest Royal Rumble, and sliding under the ring,” he laughs. “Thankfully there was nothing under the ring. Normally there’s a big crossbar, or an LED board, which we use on RAW and SmackDown. Luckily none of that stuff was around. I think there were some ladders underneath, ......read more

Saudi Sports for All Federation Prepares to Enter 2021 at Pace, with the Launch of the Fourth Edition of Step Together

• The latest Step Together program will challenge adults across the country to walk or run a half marathon, with a children’s challenge set at 10 km encouraging the benefits of increased fitness and health • The Step Together series was launched in July 2020, and has seen thousands of people cover tens of thousands of kilometers • Working closely with the Quality of Life program, the Saudi Sport for All Federation seeks to increasing physical activity levels across the population to 40% by 2030   (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) January 6, 2021 - The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) is encouraging people across the Kingdom to start 2021 on the right foot with the launch of the fourth edition of its popular Step Together program.    Taking place from Thursday, January 14 until Saturday, ......read more

Sports for All Federation Announces the First Ever Global Goals World Cup Saudi Arabia

• Inaugural Global Goals World Cup Saudi Arabia will take place throughout 2021 and invites women to uplift their communities through team sports, combining sports and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals • The winning team will progress to the next Global Goals World Cup in New York, where they will compete against teams from around the world in the finals • 2019’s GGWCUP runners up, the Saudi Greens, are the official ambassadors of GGWCUP Saudi Arabia   (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) December 27, 2020 - The Sports for All Federation (SFA) announced its first ever Global Goals World Cup (GGWCUP) Saudi Arabia, encouraging women across the country to participate in sports, boosting overall health of the community.    The SFA is inviting women across the Kingdom to take part ......read more

Challenge Team Announced as the First-ever Winner of the Saudi Community-level Women's Football League Finals

- 24 community-level teams from Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam competed in the WFL’s first season - A total of 50 matches were played between November 17 and December 17 with a total of SAR 500,000 in prize money awarded  - Challenge won the Champion’s Cup in the WFL’s final match of the season    December 19, 2020 (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) - Marking a historic moment in sports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the community-level Women’s Football League (WFL) saw a rousing finale to its first season with Challenge Team taking home the Champion’s Cup and an award of SAR 150,000.  Developed by the Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) with the close guidance of the Ministry of Sports, and supported by the Quality of Life program, the WFL commenced gameplay on November 17, 2020 with ......read more

AMC Cinemas New IMAX® with Laser Now Open at Al Khair 9

First cinema in Riyadh to feature IMAX with Laser Technology, IMAX’s most advanced theater experience Now screening Wonder Woman 1984    Riyadh - December 19, 2020 – AMC Cinemas has announced that guests visiting AMC Al Khair 9 will now be able to enjoy the IMAX Experience® at its newly opened IMAX® auditorium, featuring IMAX® with Laser Technology. The IMAX Experience® includes a next generation laser projection system with a 12-channel sound system which is exclusive to IMAX auditoriums. AMC Al Khair 9 is the first cinema to offer the IMAX Experience® in Riyadh and has opened with the latest Hollywood blockbuster, Wonder Woman 1984.   Wonder Woman 1984 includes sequences shot with IMAX film cameras and shown exclusively in IMAX cinemas these sequences will visually ......read more

WWE Saudi Superstar Mansoor Enjoys Emotional Family Reunion in Riyadh

United Arab Emirates -  December 05, 2020:  WWE Superstar Mansoor met up with his family in the desert as he returned to his native Saudi Arabia.   The Saudi-born Superstar is in Riyadh to meet young local students and athletes for a series of activities.   Having been able to spend some time with his family, Mansoor was delighted.   “It has been a very emotional and uplifting experience to return to Saudi Arabia after such a challenging year for everyone on pretty much every level,” he said.   “I have not been able to see family and friends and so returning to Riyadh for this reunion was overwhelming – and it has been incredible to start my trip with such joy.   “We played soccer, enjoyed a huge family lunch and I also got to learn more about the changes ......read more

AMC Cinemas Opens Its Fifth Location in Riyadh

AMC Azizia Plaza 3 offers luxury auditoriums featuring best-in-class projection, sound and seating and is the latest effort in an ongoing program to provide state-of-the-art cinemas across KSA   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 5, 2020 - AMC Cinemas, in yet another milestone to improve the moviegoing experience in Saudi Arabia, has opened its fifth movie theater in Azizia Plaza in southern Riyadh on 3rd of December 2020, which offers moviegoers the same high standards they have come to expect and enjoy from AMC Cinemas, including best-in-class projection, sound and seating, exceptional food and beverages and five-star service. The result is an industry-leading auditorium experience found nowhere else in the Kingdom. Speaking on the occasion of the opening John Iozzi, CEO & Managing Director of AMC Cinemas, said: ......read more

European Ryder Cup Stars Take Aim on 2021 Saudi International Powered by Softbank Investment Advisers

2021 Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers looks set to be one of the strongest events on the 2021 European Tour schedule Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – November 26, 2020:    European Ryder Cup stars Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Paul Casey, Tommy Fleetwood, Sergio Garcia, Tyrrell Hatton,  Ian Poulter, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Lee Westwood join defending Champion Graeme McDowell in looking to get their campaign to qualify for the 2021 European Ryder Cup team off to the strongest possible start at the Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers, Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, 4 – 7 February 2021. With World Number One and 2020 Masters Champion Dustin Johnson and 2020 US Open Champion Bryson DeChambeau already confirmed in the field, along with reigning Open ......read more

Saudi Ladies International Confirmed for 2021 After Hugely Inspiring Debut Tournament

Saudi Ladies International confirmed for 2021 after “hugely inspiring” debut tournament attracts TV audience of millions and sees more than 1,000 Saudi women & girls register to take up golf   • Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF & Saudi Ladies Team International were the Kingdom’s first ever women’s golf events when they took place last week • Despite being closed to spectators the tournaments had considerable impact worldwide • Featured $1.5m prize money, 100+ LET golfers and TV broadcast that reached more than 300 million households – with 1,000 Saudi women & girls signing-up to learn sport • Event conducted more than 1,500 COVID test on 600 players and staff, showing Saudi Arabia is capable of returning to live events • Second ......read more

Emily Kristine Pedersen completes miracle ‘Saudi Slam'! Unstoppable Dane wins both categories of the Saudi Ladies Team International just days after $150,000 SLI triumph

• Pedersen pockets $207,500 after winning both the SLTI’s team and individual events following her victory at the weekend’s debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF • Triumph also means 24-year old wins the Ladies European Tour’s 2020 Race to Costa Del Sol  • Australian teenager Stephanie Kyriacou breaks course record with stunning final round 63 – the lowest round by any women in Saudi Arabia • HE Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan: “This has been an historic time for Saudi Arabia and women’s golf”   21 November, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Emily Kristine Pedersen crowned an unbelievable two weeks in Saudi Arabia with a double victory at today’s inaugural Saudi Ladies Team International.  The outstanding 24-year-old surged to victory in the ......read more

“An Unbelievable Legacy – and This is Only Just the Beginning!” Golf Saudi's World-leading Ladies First Club Initiative Sees 1,000 Women and Girls Sign-up to Learn Golf in Just Fou

• Ladies First Club launched in the hope of introducing more Saudi women to golf • Registration opened on Day 1 of the Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF with space for 1,000 members • By tournament’s fourth and final day the Club was at capacity – with waiting list opened • Members will be given free golf lessons, range access and rounds at three courses • Ladies European Tour heralds the impact of “superb” initiative in growing the game   19, November, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: A world-first ‘free golf’ initiative launched by Saudi Arabia to get women and girls into the sport saw more than 1,000 new golfers sign-up in just four days.   Inspired by the weekend’s debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF – ......read more

Pedersen Triumphs in Thrilling ‘duel in the Sun' to Land Golf's First-ever Aramco Saudi Ladies International Presented by PIF

• Emily Kristine Pedersen holds off Georgia Hall in tense play-off to win Saudi Arabia’s first professional women’s tournament and claim $150,000 winner’s cheque • Pedersen’s stunning approach shot on the final hole: “It was one of the best shots I’ve ever hit” • England’s Georgia Hall finishes runner up ($90,000), Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall in third ($60,000)   16 November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen held her nerve to secure a dramatic play-off victory over Georgia Hall to win the inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF.  The pair went head-to-head in a thrilling finale at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club that required an extra hole’s play to find a winner after ......read more

The Aramco Saudi Ladies International Presented by Public Investment Fund Goes Green!

United Arab Emirates -  November 14, 2020:   In celebration of the launch of Saudi Arabia’s pioneering National Golf Sustainability Strategy – announced on Wednesday, ahead of this weekend’s $1million debut event – the lush fairways of Royal Greens Golf & Country Club were made to be even greener than usual as the tournament’s players donned their best emerald shades to show their support for Golf Saudi’s new eco-initiative. The course’s pin flags were also turned green, as were the tournament leaderboards, and the famous 16th hole was adorned with two ‘Green Agenda’ tee boards in other ways to herald the world-first scheme. Saudi Arabia’s new National Golf Sustainability Strategy embraces an innovative and ambitious outlook aimed at enhancing three ......read more

Zahid Group Signs Up to Inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International Presented by PIF as an Official Tournament Partner

The Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund marks the return of live sport in the Kingdom on 12th November  12 November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Zahid Group; a Saudi Arabia based, multi-national organisation encompassing a diverse portfolio of companies that operate across 11 sectors has signed up as an official partner of the first-ever Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF when it takes place between 12-15 November 2020.  The Aramco Ladies International presented by PIF is the first professional ladies’ golf tournament in the history of the Kingdom and is the first international sporting event to return to Saudi Arabia following the COVID-19 pandemic. The landmark occasion, sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour, takes place 12th-15th November with live coverage ......read more

First Ever Women's Golf Tournament Kicks Off in Saudi Arabia as Leading National Golf Sustainability Strategy Unveiled

Saudi Arabia was once again at the centre of golf news as the world’s best players descend on the Kingdom for the country’s inaugural ladies tournament  Wednesday 12, November 2020:  His Excellency Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Chairman of Golf Saudi and the Saudi Golf Federation today kicked off the inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by the Public Investment Fund, a historic occasion for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The tournament commencement was accompanied by an announcement that Saudi Arabia has also created a comprehensive national golf sustainability strategy that embraces an innovative culture and ambitious outlook across key environmental, economic and social aspects of the sport. “The central tenet of our national golf strategy is sustainability. The ambition is for Golf in ......read more

Leading Golf Stars Hugely Impressed Ahead of ‘Massive' First Women's Tournament for Saudi Arabia

• Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF can inspire “next generation of young boys and girls here in Saudi Arabia” • Charley Hull: “The 16th next to the Red Sea is one of the prettiest holes I’ve ever played anywhere” • $1m prize money is “huge statement” for this week’s maiden Ladies European Tour event at KAEC’s Royal Greens Golf & Country Club • LET’s first Arabic player Maha Haddioui speaks of pride in “representing my region in my region”   11 November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Stars of the Ladies European Tour are ready to make golfing history this week as they play in Saudi Arabia’s first ever professional female tournaments, taking place in King Abdullah Economic City ......read more

Aramco Confirmed as Title Sponsor of Saudi Arabia's First Female Golf Tournament

International competition to be called Aramco Saudi Ladies International 10 November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Golf Saudi is pleased to confirm that Aramco, the world’s largest integrated energy company, is the title sponsor of the first female golf tournament in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Aramco Saudi Ladies International is taking place from November 12th to 15th at the Royal Greens Golf and the Country Club, King Abdullah Economic City, near Jeddah. Top names from the world of women’s golf will compete for cash prizes totaling a record $1 million. The Aramco Saudi Ladies International, presented by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), is the first professional female golf tournament in the history of the Kingdom. The tournament will see 108 professional golfers participate over four days and 72 holes.  ......read more

Saudi Arabia Ready to Bring Back Live International Sport as ‘Safe Zone' Bubbles Now in Place Around the Kingdom's First-Ever Women's Golf Tournament

• King Abdullah Economic City is home to the $1m Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF and $500,000 Saudi Ladies Team International – Saudi Arabia’s first ever ladies golf events • Coastal resort now has initiated ‘safe zones’ strictly for the Ladies European Tour players, event staff, accredited media and KAEC employees  • All those granted permission inside ‘bubbles’ will require a series of negative COVID tests • The ‘women’s week of golf’ promises to be a landmark occasion for the Kingdom as the country aims to inspire its next generation under the ambitions of Saudi Vision 2030   9  November 2020, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia is gearing up to welcome international live sport back with ‘safe zones’ ......read more

Golf Saudi Honoured for Its Strategic Contribution to Game by World Golf Awards

Game’s most exciting and dynamic new golf market wins Vision Award at 2020 virtual ceremony 31 October, 2020 - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:  The World Golf Awards, one of the industry’s most prominent and revered accolades, has awarded Golf Saudi with a Vision Award, during their COVID-modified 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 celebration of the best courses and destinations across the golf industry.  The World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses and golf destinations. Voted for by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry, this accolade further solidifies Golf ......read more

Pioneering Saudi Women Reflect on Their Ground-breaking Achievements in Inspirational Video Series Celebrating the Kingdom's First Ever Ladies Golf Tournament

• Online series explores the significance of the feats of five different Saudi women • Discovers what it means to each of them to be a ‘first woman’ in the Kingdom • Features Olympic medalist, Arctic diver, DJ, football manager & dance studio founder • Women discuss landmark nature of Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF and Saudi Ladies Team International – Saudi Arabia’s first ever ladies golf events   27 October, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  Inspirational Saudis who overcame gender barriers to achieve a string of firsts for women in the Kingdom have reflected on the ground-breaking nature of their feats in a new video series heralding the country’s first-ever female golf tournament. Dalma Malhas, Saudi Arabia's first female Olympic medalist; ......read more

Police Rockstone Wallet and Card Case

PA40141WLBK POLICE ROCKSTONE BLK/BLU WALLET PA40142WLBK POLICE ROCKSTONE BLK WALLET CARD CASE   October 27, 2020:    The POLICE DNA is all about freedom. A brand that has its finger on the fashion pulse, the accessories from POLICE are not just fleeting cursory fashion moments, they are the choices of a generation that is fearless when it comes to letting its voice be heard. To be subversive, bold and authentic in a world living vicariously through social media filters, zoom meeting and hashtags is a revelation in itself. Celebrating this unique and brazen spirit is the new collection of wallets and small leather goods from POLICE.    Debuting this November, POLICE ROCKSTONE is an exclusive and sophisticated wallet fashioned in the classic colours of black and blue. Utilitarianism is the mood ......read more

World's Best Golfers Return to Saudi Arabia in 2021

World No 1 Dustin Johnson, 2020 US Open Champion Bryson DeChambeau and Defending Champion Graeme McDowell Head Star-Studded Field for the 2021 Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers  Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – October 26, 2020:  World No.1 Dustin Johnson, 2020 US Open Champion Bryson DeChambeau and defending Champion Graeme McDowell have confirmed their participation in the third edition of the Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers, February 4 – 7, 2021.  Shaping up to be the strongest line-up on the European Tour’s Middle East swing, the first two winners of the Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers, Johnson and McDowell are joined at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club by fellow Major Champion and man of the moment Bryson ......read more

Saudi Arabia to Make Golf Free for Women in World-first Initiative Aimed at Growing the Game

• Golf Saudi today unveil ‘Ladies First Club’, which is available to women across the Kingdom • Will grant first 1,000 registrants free lessons, club membership and rounds of golf • Aimed at introducing women to the sport, welcoming them to clubs and getting more Saudis regularly active • The initiative will launch next month ahead of the $1m Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF and $500,000 Saudi Ladies Team International – Saudi’s first all-women golf events   21 October, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia has today announced a world-first initiative that will offer free golf to women across the Kingdom. To be launched at next month’s debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund, Golf Saudi’s innovative ......read more

Saudi Arabia Leading GCC entries To Date in the 10th annual National Geographic Abu Dhabi & Almarai ‘Moments' Photography Competition

UAE images captured oddly silent marketplaces in old Dubai and contrasting images of life outdoors and indoors This year’s competition judging panel features Mohammed Muheisen, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner National Geographic photographer   Abu Dhabi, October 19, 2020: ‘Moments’, the Middle East and North Africa’s largest annual regional photography competition by National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) and Almarai, is receiving an overwhelming response from budding photographers across the MENA region – with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia dominating GCC submissions, followed closely by the UAE.  Celebrating its tenth-year anniversary, ‘Moments’ has established itself as one of the largest photography competitions across the Middle East and North Africa, with the aim of ......read more

Unique Format Revealed for Next Month's Saudi Ladies Team International

Innovative new golf format revealed for debut Saudi Ladies Team International – with ‘NFL-style’ draft, professionals teaming-up with amateurs and $500,000 up for grabs • Unique three-day event will see 36 LET-playing captains choose their own teams • Each fourball will comprise captain, two fellow LET professionals, and one amateur • Captain will openly select first professional team-mate – with the second determined by random draw  • $500,000 Saudi Ladies Team International will run 17th-19th November – two days after debut $1million prize-fund Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund   15 October, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Golf Saudi has today unveiled the format for next month’s debut Saudi Ladies Team International – a ......read more

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CEO of Golf Saudi, Majed Al Sorour: “Saudi Arabia will become golf's most dynamic market within a ...…

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Invest Saudi Continues Its Support of Saudi Arabia's Top Golfer…

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Saudi schoolgirl Layla AlTelmissani, 16, aiming high after becoming hooked on golf…

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Spanish golf star Sergio Garcia determined to make a positive impression at next week's Saudi ...…

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World Class Music Acts Announced to Perform at Saudi International With Dimitri Vegas, Gipsy Kings ...…

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AMC Cinemas Launches the First Loyalty Program in the Kingdom with AMC Da'era…

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Saudi Women Equestrians Mount their Horses for a Historic First in Diriyah Equestrian Festival…

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Mako and the Crystal Method Perform at Nexus Festival in Riyadh…

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Golf Saudi Summit: Major New Golf Business Event Announced…

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WWE® and the Saudi General Entertainment Authority Expand Event Partnership…

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10 year old becomes first female from Saudi to be a mascot at the global sporting tournament  08 June, Riyadh:  Basmah Nawaf Alshnaifi, a ten-year-old girl from Saudi with a passion for football, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime, to become the first female Saudi mascot at the UEFA Champions League. The priceless experience was made possible for her thanks to ......read more

Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed crowns Saudi Driving School as NAS Futsal Champions'…

Defending champions defeat three-time winners Fohood Zabeel 2-1 in final   May 25, 2019:  The seventh edition of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament – the biggest yet with more than 6,500 participants across 13 events – came to a close on Friday night with H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of Dubai International Marine Club, presenting Saudi ......read more

First Five Cities Revealed for New Call of Duty Esports League…

ACTIVISION BLIZZARD: First Five Cities Revealed for New Call of Duty Esports League   12 May 19:   Following the blueprint established and validated with the Overwatch League, Activision Blizzard has started the team sales process for a professional Call of Duty esports league and has already sold five franchises for Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Paris and ......read more

New Pampers Pure Protection Diapers contains Premium cotton and plant-based materials to give your ...…

Say Hello to Pure Protection with 100% Pampers Dryness and 0% Compromise   May 07, 2019:   Some parents are looking for product options with plant-based ingredients and don’t want to sacrifice performance. A tried & true and most importantly trusted brand by parents for decades, Pampers just released a new line of diapers that are crafted with Premium cotton, ......read more

Key Highlights From The 2019 AboutHer Global Forum In Washington D.C.…

Saudi Arabia, April 21, 2019:  On the 16th of April, the prestigious George Washington University in Washington D.C., USA saw visitors enter its premises to attend the newest forum dedicated to honoring the journey and accomplishments of Saudi Arabian women. The inaugural edition of The AboutHer Global Forum (AGF) entitled “Saudi Women On The Road To Vision 2030” comprised a ......read more

SMISC board members visit Sharjah Team at Saudi Arabian Grand Prix…

March 30, 2019:  A delegation from the Board of Directors of the Sharjah Marine International Sports Club (SMISC) visited the headquarters of the Sharjah F1 Team, which is participating in the first round of the UIM F1 H20 World Championship the Saudi Grand Prix currently underway in Dammam.  The delegation, which includes Abdullah Rashid Al Salami, Humaid Ali Al Muhairi and Tariq ......read more

Team Abu Dhabi Primed for New Double Title Bid As F1H2O Series Returns to Saudi…

Torrente, Al Qemzi prepared for big challenge in season opener  26 March, 2019:  Team Abu Dhabi are prepared for a major challenge when they launch their bid for a second successive double title triumph in the opening round of the 2019 UIM F1H2O World Championship in Saudi Arabia this weekend. Reigning world champion Shaun Torrente and Emirati Thani Al Qemzi who finished third in ......read more

Art Jameel launches an International Design Competition for Hayy: Cinema, Saudi's bespoke cinema ...…

Opening in 2020, Hayy: Creative Hub is the first major complex of its kind in Saudi Arabia, and the first bespoke home for the arts and creative industries   Hayy: Cinema will be an anchor within the complex, an independent picture house screening local, regional and international films  Interested architects and designers should register online by March 22, ......read more

World's First Female Only Trampoline Park Is a Hit With Riyadh Ladies…

BOUNCE Rawdah has witnessed 30 million jumps in its first month, resulting in more than 10 million calories being burnt.   January 30, 2019:   The female community of Riyadh are swarming into the world’s first ladies only trampoline park and have embraced a fun, new fitness trend.   BOUNCE Rawdah opened its doors to the public in December, following a special launch ......read more

Saudi International benefits from strong commercial support…

His Excellency Yasir Al Rumayyan, Chairman of the Saudi Golf Federation, thanks tournament partners for helping make history in King Abdullah Economic City King Abdullah Economic City, 27 January, 2019:  The inaugural Saudi International powered by SBIA is gearing up to be a stunning success thanks to the generous support of the Tournament’s national and international ......read more

Othman Almulla becomes Saudi Arabia's First Professional Golfer ahead of Inaugural Saudi ...…

Home hope will tee-up with the biggest names in golf at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club as Saudi Arabia joins European Tour Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 27 January 2019:  Newly-turned professional Othman Almulla, Saudi Arabia’s first-ever professional golfer, is relishing the prospect of shouldering the hopes of a nation – and the wider Arab world – at next ......read more

Young Saudi women take centre-stage in brand-new television drama…

‘Boxing Girls’ is the fourth collaboration between MBC Group’s O3 Productions and twofour54 Abu Dhabi Series is penned by first-time writer Afnan Alqasimi and is directed by Saudi filmmaker Samir Aref Saudi Arabia, January 22 2019:   MBC Studios is proud to unveil ‘Boxing Girls’, a brand-new Arabic-language drama produced by O3 Productions and ......read more

World No.2 completes all-star field, with four of golf's top five setting sights on Saudi success…

PGA Tour Player of the Year and three-time Major Champion, Brooks Koepka, joins Ryder Cup compatriot, Bryson DeChambeau, and Presidents Cup Captain and Four-Time Major Champion, Ernie Els   Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saturday 12 January, 2019:   The Saudi International powered by SBIA has finalised its headline player line-up for the inaugural tournament taking place in ......read more

Saudi International powered by SBIA Makes Major Player Statement…

European stars Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter all confirmed for inaugural event  Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Tuesday 18 December, 2018 –   The Saudi International powered by SBIA continues to bolster its field strength, announcing today the confirmation of European Ryder Cup stars world No. 2, Justin Rose; 2017 Masters Champion, Sergio ......read more

World's first female only trampoline park BOUNCE opens in Riyadh…

Bounce converted a 3,500 square meter warehouse into a huge entertainment venue featuring wall-to-wall trampolines, an X-Park Adventure challenge course and more.  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec 16, 2018:   The anticipation has been building for weeks and now finally the world’s first female-only trampoline park has opened its doors in Riyadh.   An indoor adrenaline ......read more

Total cinema revenue in Saudi Arabia to hit US$1.5 bn annually by 2030, PwC announces at MENA ...…

Saudi Arabia’s DIEC invests SR10 billion to help build more cinema halls, estimated to reach 2,600 cinema screens in 2030 that will drive revenues as Saudi Arabia’s youth ready to spend more on entertainment   Key Announcement: SR12 billion is being invested in Saudi cinema industry between now and 2030 Saudi Arabia to see the development of 2,600 cinema screens by ......read more

World's First Female Only Trampoline Park Set to Bounce Into Riyadh…

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct 10, 2018:   After its successful opening in Jeddah, BOUNCE Middle East is all set to open the world’s first female-only trampoline park in Riyadh.  BOUNCE will be bringing its high-energy trampoline park and X-Park adventure challenge course to the capital allowing the female residents to literally fly through the air and bounce off the ......read more

WWE ® Championship Match Set for Crown Jewel…

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA and STAMFORD, Conn., October 7, 2018 –   The WWE Championship match featuring AJ Styles vs. Daniel Bryan will take place at Crown Jewel at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 2. Additionally, the Crown Jewel will also include a Universal Championship Triple Threat match featuring Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar and Braun ......read more

Registration open for the 4th MITEF Saudi Startup Competition…

Competition organised in collaboration with Bab Rizq Jameel and MITEF Global December 25, 2018 deadline for application submissions  Funding of over SAR 325,000 awarded to winners at closing ceremony in the Eastern Region, Saudi Arabia, on March 2, 2019 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, October 3, 2018:   The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Enterprise Forum Saudi ......read more

WWE® Crown Jewel Set for November 2 in Saudi Arabia…

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 18, 2018:   The Saudi General Sports Authority in partnership with WWE will present the Crown Jewel at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 2, including a Universal Championship Triple Threat match featuring Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman, and the first-ever WWE World Cup tournament to determine ......read more

17 Young Saudi Journalists Take Part in Second Bloomberg-Misk Training Program…

Dubai, 10th September, 2018: Bloomberg and the Misk Foundation have begun the second edition of their intensive, week-long financial journalism training program in Dubai for Saudi students. The initiative aims to advance financial education and journalism in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through training conducted by Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Bloomberg News, and more than 20 ......read more

Aseel Al-Hamad tells CNN: Nothing is impossible…

August 26, 2018:  To celebrate the lifting of Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving, Aseel Al-Hamad, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, drove Renault Sport’s 2012 Formula One car around the 2018 French Grand Prix track and became the first Saudi woman to drive a Formula One car.   On this month’s episode of The Circuit, host ......read more

EverSnow to launch Snow Land at the Al Shallal Theme Park Ice Rink in Jeddah in partnership with ...…

From June 15 to August 30 visitors to enjoy 300 m2 of a Snow Garden and snow packed activities throughout the summer Dubai, United Arab Emirates: June 25, 2018:   EverSnow, a French company specialising in snow making and event production has partnered with Fakieh Group to create the Snow Land event at the Al Shallal Theme Park Ice Rink in Jeddah, KSA. A 300m2 Snow Garden is ......read more

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