Saudi Arabia

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

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.

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.

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Lega Serie A, the governing body of the top division of Italian club football, has sealed a deal to take its Supercoppa Italiana competition to Saudi Arabia in three of the next five years.

Lega Serie A, the governing body of the top division of Italian club football, has confirmed it has received an “important offer” to take its Supercoppa Italiana competition to Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) has revealed plans to launch a new governing body that will represent 14 national organisations in South and West Asia.

Saudi Arabia has landed its latest major sporting event under the Vision 2030 plan by agreeing a 10-year deal with Formula E to stage the electric street racing series’ first race in the Middle East.

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is set to seal a deal to acquire a minority stake in Endeavor, the parent company of the WME talent agency and IMG, one of the most influential agencies in the sports industry, according to multiple reports.

The European Tour has struck a long-term deal to stage a tournament in Saudi Arabia, in what will mark the first professional golf event to be held in the country.

A lucrative new horseracing event featuring a prize fund of more than $17m (€13.8m) is set to launch in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in negotiations to acquire a minority stake in Endeavor, the parent company of the WME talent agency and IMG, one of the most influential agencies in the sports industry, according to multiple reports.

Organisers of the Gulf Cup of Nations have given Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain until November 13 to decide on whether they will compete in the national team football tournament amid their ongoing diplomatic dispute with host country, Qatar.

Saudi Arabia has announced that it will permit women to attend sports events for the first time in the country’s history.

The 2018 Drone Racing League World Championship will take place in Saudi Arabia, the kingdom’s General Sports Authority (GSA) announced today (Friday).

The General Sports Authority (GSA) of Saudi Arabia has signed strategic partnerships with LaLiga, which operates the top two divisions of Spanish football, and English Premier League club Manchester United.

Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, is to become the first city in the Middle East to stage the Race of Champions (ROC) after securing hosting rights for the motorsport event.

The World Boxing Super Series will stage the inaugural edition of its cruiserweight final in Jeddah, under a deal struck with the General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia (GSA).

Jadwa Investment, a Saudi Arabia-based, privately-owned investment bank, has reportedly been appointed to provide assistance to a number of Saudi Professional Football League clubs as they seek to become privatised entities.

The club crest of Real Madrid will be altered under a new retail partnership the Spanish LaLiga football club has signed for the Middle East market.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ratified the suspensions of the USA Cricket Association (USACA) and the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), along with welcoming Saudi Arabia as its 39th associate member.

Saudi Arabia’s bold plans to embark on a stadium development drive have “been shelved” due to the impact of falling oil prices, according to the Reuters news agency.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has dismissed the prospect of a joint Olympic Games bid from Saudi Arabia and Bahrain that would see men’s and women’s events staged in separate countries.

Prince Nawaf Faisal Fahd bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia has resigned as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following his decision to exit as president of his National Olympic Committee.

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has ordered the construction of 11 new “world-class” sports stadiums in the country, according to multiple reports.