Saudi Arabia

SIS, a provider of end-to-end products and services to the betting and broadcast industries, has agreed a two-year deal to distribute live broadcast pictures and data to horse racing’s Saudi Cup.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has said it has received no “official communication” from Saudi Arabia, amid some reports that the beIN Sports channels have returned to the air in the country.

SportBusiness delves into the bid books of the contenders to host the 2027 Asian Cup to examine the thinking and the plans behind each entry. Tom King reports.

Sport was caught in the crossfire of the four-year feud between Qatar and Saudi Arabia that ended with an agreement between the Middle Eastern rivals this month. The peace deal raises intriguing prospects for cooperation and joint projects.

Formula E will start its new season with a floodlit double-header in Saudi Arabia next month

The race to host the 2030 Asian Games has ended in a double award, with the two competing cities – the Qatari capital of Doha and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – set to stage the 2030 and 2034 editions respectively.

The president of the Olympic Council of Asia, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, is urging against a vote to decide the host for the 2030 Asian Games and hopes to persuade one of the two candidate cities,…

Qatar and Saudi Arabia are engaged in two bidding contests to host Asian continental sports events, one concluding tomorrow and one just getting underway

Amazon is expected by some sports media rights industry experts to follow up its bid for New Zealand Cricket rights in India with bids for bigger properties such as the Indian Premier League

The Formula E electric racing series has announced it will stage its first night race in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, as part of its 2020-21 season

Simon Chadwick, director of the Centre for the Eurasian Sport Industry at the EM Lyon Business School, explores the role sport could play in the normalisation of relations between Israel and the Arab Gulf nations.

A state-controlled sports media company set up by the Saudi Arabia authorities would only look to secure broadcast rights in the country and not across the Middle East and North Africa, according to the…

The Australian Institute of Sport is to provide funding of more than A$115m ($82.1m/€69.7

The Formula E electric racing series has revised its calendar plan for the 2020-21 season, with races in China and Mexico postponed indefinitely as the first four rounds will now consist of double-headers…

Saudi Arabia will host its first professional women’s golf events in November under an agreement with the Ladies European Tour (LET) that will establish its second-highest paid non-major.

The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) and global drinks and beverage company PepsiCo have signed a two-year agreement to promote sport and active lifestyles in the kingdom

The English Premier League allowed 2,500 supporters to attend a friendly between Brighton and Chelsea in a test of Covid-19 measures - AFP/CNA