Thursday, 8 March 2018
Why should Saudi families not be overjoyed to enter stadiums? I come from a family in which my uncles were captains of the Al-Ittihad football team. They played in games I never had the chance to watch because they were not filmed those days in the late 1960s.For many years, I heard about the skill, performance and achievements of my father and uncles on the pitch through word of mouth. I attend football matches abroad with my family but have never done so here in the Kingdom. I have attended ...
Friday, 12 January 2018
In yet another historic day in Saudi Arabia, on Friday families began to enter the sports stadiums for the first time with the start of round 17 of the Saudi league. The King Abdullah Sport City stadium in Jeddah opened its doors for Saudi women to attend the Saudi professional League game scheduled between Al Ahli club of Jeddah and al-Batin. In the run-up to the event, social media had been abuzz with images showing preparations ahead of the game. Signage have been placed showing the ...
Thursday, 5 May 2016
The stadium that will have a seating capacity of 60,000 and is expected to cost around $820 million
Saturday, 14 November 2015
Paris will never be the same after last night, and as the French mourn their dead - and we all mourn with them - the reality is that Friday 13 November will inevitably leave a permanent scar on the face of this beautiful city, just like 9/11 did to New York or 7/7 did to London. However, just like New York, London, Madrid, Riyadh, Beirut and other cities which have been and continue to be hit by terror, Paris will find a way to go on, despite this being the second attack in the French capital ...
Friday, 6 November 2015
The Jordanian capital Amman witnessed on Thursday heavy rains which flooded Amman International Stadium. Saudi Arabia’s team had played several matches on this field with the most recent against Iraq in the Asian Cup qualifiers in 2013.
Saturday, 23 May 2015
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he likes the idea of a partnership
Thursday, 8 January 2015
The north London side is confiscating the sticks from anyone trying to take them into the ground
Wednesday, 3 December 2014
Beckham announced in February that he would exercise his option to become the owner of a new MLS franchise
Monday, 4 August 2014
Aramco has already formed teams for taking initial steps to build the stadiums
Sunday, 6 July 2014
Saudi Aramco will build 11 sports stadiums in various regions of the Kingdom in accordance with international specifications and standards, according to the directives issued by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah to Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al-Naimi. In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on Saturday, Al-Naimi said these projects will be implemented as part of the King Abdullah Program for constructing stadiums in various regions of the Kingdom. He ...