Saudi Arabia

London-based sports marketing agency CSM has been appointed to play a major role in a new joint venture between Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom of Bahrain, …

The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) has submitted an application to host the 2027 edition of the Asian Cup national team tournament

Saudi Arabia is reportedly close to extending its presence in the global sports market with a £340m (€403.9m/$444.9m

Formula 1 is in talks over staging a grand prix in Saudi Arabia, with reports claiming that a deal worth £50m (€58.3m/$64.9m) per year is under discussion.

Saudi Arabia is hosting its first ever women's golf tournament in March next year, under an agreement between the Ladies European Tour, Golf Saudi and the Saudi Golf Federation

World number two golfer Rory McIlroy has ruled out taking part in next month's European Tour event in Saudi Arabia, despite being offered a large appearance fee

World Snooker has announced a 10-year deal with Saudi Arabia's General Sports Authority for a lucrative new tournament to be hosted in the country from 2020

US golfer Tiger Woods has revealed he turned down a $3m appearance fee to play at the controversial Saudi International tournament on the European Tour early next year

Luigi De Siervo, Italian Lega Serie A’s chief executive, has said a “multi-year agreement” for Italian Super Cup finals to be played in Saudi Arabia that pre-dated his arrival in the role is the key i…

Sport in Saudi Arabia is on the cusp of enormous change. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – the heir to the kingdom’s throne and one of the two most powerful men in the country along with his father, King Salman bin Abdulaziz – has targeted sport as one of the vehicles of his ambitious plan to transform the country.

Swiss private banking group Julius Baer has agreed a two-season extension to its global sponsorship of Formula E, while the electric racing series has retained Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) as title…

Spanish commercial duo Atresmedia and Mediaset are reported to be the latest broadcasters to shy away from a bid for domestic rights to the Supercopa, following the Spanish Football Federation’s (RFEF’s) dec…

Spanish public-service broadcaster RTVE has joined the chorus of criticism concerning the Spanish Football Federation’s (RFEF) decision to stage its Supercopa club competition in Saudi Arabia, stating i…

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has criticised the Spanish Football Federation’s (RFEF) decision to stage its Supercopa club competition in Saudi Arabia, citing the country’s alleged support for pirate bro…

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have all confirmed that they will compete in this month’s Arabian Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar, despite their ongoing economic and political b…

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has today (Monday) signed a three-year deal to stage its revamped Supercopa club competition in Saudi Arabia, stating the agreement will lead to the launch of a new…

World Wrestling Entertainment has signed an expanded events agreement with the Saudi General Entertainment Authority, guaranteeing a second annual large-scale wrestling event in the country until 2027

Lega Serie A, the top division of Italian club football, has announced that it will return to Saudi Arabia to stage this year’s edition of its Supercoppa Italiana.

Extreme E, the new motor racing championship being developed using electric SUVs, has announced Saudi Arabia as its third race location

Amaury Sports Organisation, the group behind the Tour de France and the Dakar Rally, has announced that it will organise a new cycling race in Saudi Arabia, with the inaugural edition taking place next…

BeIN Media Group has today (Tuesday) claimed another victory in its ongoing battle against Saudi entities, with a French court ruling that the Qatar-based broadcaster’s rights deal with Amaury Sport O…

The HBA Media agency has signed a multi-year deal with the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia to distribute media rights worldwide on behalf of Saudi Racing, including rights to the world’s richest race, the $…

Saudi Arabia will host its first-ever international tennis tournament later this year in what has been described as a “watershed moment” for the country by Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, chairman of …

UsigRai, the journalists’ union of public-service broadcaster Rai, and the Italian division of Amnesty International have stepped up their pressure on Italian football stakeholders regarding the staging o…

Saudi Arabia fought off competition from several other nations to host the heavily-anticipated boxing rematch between Andy Ruiz Jr

The Saudi Cup will become the richest horse race in history when its inaugural edition takes place in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh next February

The Formula One motor-racing series is in talks over the possibility of staging a grand prix in Saudi Arabia, according to multiple reports

Myanmar, Thailand and Indonesia have officially bid to host the Fifa U20 World Cup in 2021. In total, three of the five bids for the U20 World Cup are from Asia

Luigi Di Siervo, the chief executive of Lega Serie A, the organising body of Italy's top football division, has issued a statement speaking out against Saudi Arabia-based pirate broadcaster beoutQ

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) is considering taking the annual Supercopa de España club competition to Saudi Arabia, according to Marca.

Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) has today (Monday) confirmed that the Dakar Rally will be held in Saudi Arabia from 2020

The Dakar Rally is poised to move to another new territory after Saudi Arabia struck a long-term deal to host the motorsport showpiece, according to multiple reports

BeIN Media Group has called on Italy's top-tier football division Serie A to reconsider its decision to stage the Italian Super Cup in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, accusing the country of backing the piracy of…

Saudi Arabia will play host to next month's Italian Super Cup despite calls to play the match elsewhere in the wake of  journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.