WWE returns to Saudi Arabia in June

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) will return to Saudi Arabia with an event at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah on Friday June 7 at 8 p.m. (Supplied)
Updated 01 May 2019
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WWE returns to Saudi Arabia in June

RIYADH: World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) will return to Saudi Arabia with an event at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah on Friday June 7 at 8 p.m.  
The Saudi General Sports Authority will host the event in partnership with the WWE. It will feature WWE superstars Roman Reigns, The Undertaker, Kofi Kingston, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Goldberg, AJ Styles and Brock Lesnar.
Additional details on the event’s matches, ticket availability and pricing, as well as regional broadcasting, will be announced in the coming weeks.
In November 2018, the WWE’s Saudi fans enjoyed the Crown Jewel event at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh.
This was preceded by the Greatest Royal Rumble, which took place at the King Abdullah International Stadium in Jeddah in April 2018.


Sixth season of ​​Formula E to start in Saudi Arabia’s Ad Diriyah in November

Updated 16 June 2019
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Sixth season of ​​Formula E to start in Saudi Arabia’s Ad Diriyah in November

  • The electric cars competition will witness two rounds as part of the sixth ABB FIA Formula E event
  • Fourteen such events are scheduled in 12 cities on four different continents

RIYADH: FIA World Motor Sport Council revealed on Saturday that the 2019 Saudia Ad Diriyah E Prix will kick off the new season on Nov. 22 and 23, 2019, on the outskirts of Riyadh.

The electric cars competition, organized by the FIA and the Saudi Arabia General Sport Authority (GSA), will witness two rounds as part of the sixth ABB FIA Formula E competition, out of 14 organized in 12 cities on four different continents including, Santiago, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Rome, Paris, Berlin, New York, and London and Seoul, which were recently added.

Alberto Longo, vice CEO of Formula E, said that the upcoming season will be one of the most exciting in the short history of the competition.

He also welcomed Mercedes Benz and Porsche to the list of competitors, and Seoul and London to the competition’s venues.

He said that the present season is about to end with three more rounds to go, and that there is a fierce competition for the title.

CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM

● Nov. 22: Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia

● Nov. 23: Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia

● Dec. 14: TBA

● Jan. 18, 2020: Santiago, Chile

● Feb. 15, 2020: Mexico City, Mexico

● March 1, 2020: Hong Kong, China

● March 21, 2020: TBA — China

● April 4, 2020: Rome, Italy

● 9 April 18, 2020: Paris, France

● 10 May 3, 2020: Seoul, S. Korea

● 11 May 30, 2020: Berlin, Germany

● 12 June 20, 2020: New York, US

● 13 July 25, 2020: London, UK

● 14 July 26, 2020: London, UK