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.
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.
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,…
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 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…
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