Saudi Arabia to announce new international sporting event on Thursday

Saudi Arabia will unveil on Thursday an international sporting event, the first of its kind in the Kingdom; the Ministry of Sport said on Wednesday.

In a press statement; the ministry markedly said the under wraps event is part of a series of successful international sports events that the Kingdom recently hosted thanks to unlimited support extended by Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman.

Thanks to the Crown Prince’s support; the Kingdom played host to a number of major international sports events over the last two years covering international championships; tournaments, and competitions, the press statement added.

On another hand It cited Formula E and Dakar rally, Spanish super cup, Italian super cup, international tennis championships, first female WWE match; European golf tournaments for females and males, free wrestling at the international equestrian federation; SAUDIA equestrian cup, which is the world’s most valuable race, and Ad Diriyah historical boxing battle in 2019.

In fact the statement recalled that Saudi Arabia has submitted; its bid to host Asian Games 2030 and Asia football finals 2027; as part of its commitment to host the most important continental and international sports events.