Saudi rider Abrar Alabdulqader secures 2024 Endurance World Championship qualification

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Anticipation abounds ahead of this week’s restart of the 2023-2024 Roshn Saudi Pro League. The six-week interlude for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup saw managerial changes, eye-catching player acquisitions and noteworthy exits. Arab News provides a breakdown of the 16 clubs as they head into Thursday’s resumption, including their key winter business and outlook for … Read more

Saudi rider Meshari Al-Harbi among prize winners at IST Grand Prix in Jeddah

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Meshari Al-Harbi was among the victorious riders at the International Showjumping Tour Grand Prix, which concluded in Jeddah on Saturday. The event, which had a prize pool of more than SR1 million ($266,000), ran from Jan. 24 until Saturday at the Trio Sporting Venue, featuring 160 riders and 200 horses from around … Read more

Qatari rider Saeed Al-Naimi wins 2024 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup

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LAS VEGAS: Smash GC’s dominant team performance in Saturday’s final round of LIV Golf Las Vegas allowed captain Brooks Koepka to celebrate his fifth trophy of any kind since joining LIV Golf, while teammate Talor Gooch became the first player to win trophies with three different teams. But perhaps the most meaningful celebration came from … Read more

Stephane Peterhansel takes 50th Dakar win, Spanish rider in ‘serious condition’

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AL-DUWADIMI, Saudi Arabia: Dakar Rally veteran Stephane Peterhansel notched up a record-equalling 50th stage win on Sunday as Spanish rider Carles Falcon was reported in a “serious condition” after crashing in Saudi Arabia. Falcon, who made his Dakar debut in 2022, was nearing the second stage finish line when he suffered a bad accident.

Saudi motorcycle stunt rider sets new world record on ice

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RIYADH: Hours before Saudi Arabia recently won the right to host World Expo 2030, Italian businessmen Roberto Daneo and Giorgio Re were with the Kingdom’s team in Paris eagerly awaiting the voting results.  The pair head WePlan, a company hand-selected alongside Avisa group by the Royal Commission for Riyadh City to help develop Riyadh’s bid.  … Read more