solutions by stc, Mavenir forge path for KSA’s first open RAN

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In its quest to provide more sporting facilities in the Kingdom, the Saudi Sports for All Federation signed an agreement with leading property developer ROSHN to establish and activate a new sports dome in SEDRA, ROSHN’s flagship project located in Riyadh. The agreement was signed at ROSHN’s offices by Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal … Read more

Second-seeded Holger Rune eases past American Michael Mmoh at Mexican Open

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RIYADH: The eyes of the boxing world will once again turn to Riyadh on March 8, when Knockout Chaos sees the highly anticipated bout between Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou. No less significant a narrative for the sport in the Kingdom will be that of Ziyad Almaayouf, the rising star of Saudi boxing, gracing the … Read more

Medvedev makes winning return after Australian Open final loss

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DUBAI: Former champion Andy Murray dug deep to edge out Canada’s Denis Shapovalov 4-6, 7-6, 6-3 in front of a jubilant center court crowd at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday night. The come-from-behind victory saw Murray — who claimed a solitary Dubai title in 2017 — register a landmark 500th career win … Read more

Tennis can champion equal pay across all sports: US Open champ Coco Gauf

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Sloane Stephens talks Dubai return, taking on Iga Swiatek, and race to qualify for Paris Olympics DUBAI: Sloane Stephens is not planning to retire any time soon but said her return to Dubai for the first time in 10 years was inspired in part by an urge to “make the rounds” and ensure she did … Read more

Open banking market could reach $43 billion in 2026, says Saudi Capital Market Authority chief

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RIYADH: Global financial experts will gather in Riyadh on Monday to discuss the future of finance, evolving strategies, and innovative ideas to boost the sector’s growth at the third Saudi Capital Market Forum. The two-day event organized by Saudi Tadawul Group, to be held under the theme “Powering Growth,” will serve as a nexus for … Read more

Jarry sends defending champion Alcaraz packing in Argentina Open semifinals

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ABU DHABI: Elena Rybakina produced a dominant performance to defeat Daria Kasatkina in straight sets and become the champion of the 2024 Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council. The world No. 5 secured a 6-1, 6-4 victory over her Russian opponent in the UAE capital, while American duo Sofia Kenin and … Read more

Unlocking history: At the Vatican Museums, a crew of key keepers open 2,797 doors every day

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DAMASCUS: Majida has been working from a central Damascus cafe almost every day for a year, depending on it for reliable electricity and wifi in a country plagued by debilitating power cuts.“Without cafes, I would have been unable to work because of the long blackouts at home,” said the graphic designer, 42, declining to provide … Read more

King Salman architecture award open for registration

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RIYADH: Saudi Architecture and Design Commission chiefs on Tuesday opened registration for the King Salman Charter for Architecture and Urbanism Award, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The award recognizes environmental projects that uphold the charter’s principles while encouraging high-quality built designs. Its categories are for completed, unbuilt, and university student projects.

Ruthless Rybakina dispatches Kasatkina to win Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

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Ons Jabeur was left heartbroken after being forced to withdraw from last year’s Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships owing to injury. But the Arab star player is now more determined than ever to taste success at the annual Women’s Tennis Association Tour event. Jabeur had to undergo knee surgery following the 2023 Australian Open, which … Read more

PIF-backed Dussur, Baker Hughes open chemicals and industrial materials facility in Jubail

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Arab nations see 9.8% surge in public expenditure, reaching $957.5bn in 2022: report  RIYADH: Arab countries witnessed a 9.8 percent increase in total public expenditure, reaching $957.5 billion in 2022, compared to $878.9 billion in 2021, according to a recent analysis.  The 43rd edition of the Arab Monetary Fund’s Joint Arab Economic Report disclosed that … Read more