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GL Events Middle East Selected As General Contractor for the 2018 Asian Games
Sports | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 3:27 pm
The 2018 Asian Games is a pan-Asian multi-sport event scheduled to be held from 18 August to 2 September 2018 in Indonesia. Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the Games. As the biggest multi-sport ...
New UAE T20 League Promises to Be a Unique Development Platform for Regional and International Players Alike
Sports | Thursday 14 June, 2018 5:31 pm
A new elite international T20 cricket league, organised in partnership with the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) and sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC), is set to take place in the UAE this December 2018 - January 2019. "Our whole focus of what we are trying to ...
adidas Football Reveals New Energy Mode Predator 18+
Sports | Thursday 14 June, 2018 12:25 am
adidas Football has today launched an updated colourway for the Predator 18+. Part of the Energy Mode pack alongside NEMEZIZ, COPA and X silos, the Energy Mode Predator 18+ comes in a bold electric yellow and black colourway and will be worn by some of the world’s biggest players at this...
Adidas, Nike and Bitmoji Get Kitted Out for the World Cup
Sports | Wednesday 13 June, 2018 3:40 pm
adidas and Nike have teamed up with Bitmoji to let football fans wear their favourite World Cup kits this summer. Available from today in Bitmoji, fans worldwide can kit out their avatar in Saudi Arabia’s official white Nike kit, or the famous yellow Nike shirt of tournament...
Burhan the Bear Guesses Results of Football Fixtures!
Sports | Tuesday 12 June, 2018 12:17 am
Belonging to the young Ahmad from Saudi Arabia, a little teddy bear dazzled his owner and the local community with what appears to be its ability to guess football results, but not any result, hang in there, the KSA vs Japan winner! The game took place at the King Fahd Sadium on September 5,...
Staff productivity to take a hit during World Cup 2018 – GulfTalent Survey
Sports | Sunday 10 June, 2018 3:25 pm
 Employers across the Middle East are set to witness a major productivity drop during June and July this year as a result of the 2018 football World Cup, according to a survey by online recruitment firm GulfTalent.   The tournament, due to be played in Russia from 14 June to 15 ...
Saudi embassy in Moscow issues guide to fans attending World Cup
Sports | Sunday 10 June, 2018 6:07 am
Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Moscow has issues a guide list for citizens planning to attend the FIFA World Cup matches in Russia. A statement published on local newspapers said Saudi citizens are advised to carry their passports all the time along with a FAN ID, an identification...
Saudi national soccer team arrives in Russia
Sports | Sunday 10 June, 2018 6:01 am
The Saudi national soccer team arrived in the Russian city of St. Pittsburg this evening to take part in Russia world cup finals scheduled to kick off on Thursday. At the airport, the mission was received by the Saudi ambassador to Russia Dr. Raed Gurmuli and embassy senior officials. ...
GAZOO Racing’s Lexus LC sweeps first place in SP-PRO of ‎24 Hours of Nürburgring ‎
Sports | Saturday 2 June, 2018 12:15 am
Overcoming the challenges of one of the world’s most demanding circuits, the No. 56 GAZOO Racing’s Lexus LC, driven by Takeshi Tsuchiya, Takamitsu Matsui, Naoya Gamo, and Yuichi Nakayama, made a remarkable debut race and claimed the first position in the SP-PRO class of the 24 Hours of...
Huge celebrations in Silverstone: first podium for Audi driver Andreas Bakkerud
Sports | Friday 1 June, 2018 2:00 am
Huge celebrations in Silverstone (Great Britain): in his fourth event for EKS Audi Sport in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX), Andreas Bakkerud made the step onto the winners’ podium for the first time after finishing second. Mattias Ekström completed the strong showing of ...