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‘Our focus is the community and gamers’ – Next World Forum begins in Riyadh
Sports | Thursday 31 August, 2023 8:53 am
Next World Forum, a major global industry gathering created to shape the future of the rapidly evolving gaming and esports sector, began the opening day of its second edition on Wednesday.  High-profile guests from the worlds of gaming, entertainment, technology, sports, and government...
Sports Boulevard affirms commitment to inclusivity through agreement with Authority for the Care of People with Disabilities
Sports | Tuesday 29 August, 2023 2:21 am
The Sports Boulevard Foundation (SBF) and the Authority for the Care of People with Disabilities (APD) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to maximise access and opportunities for people with disabilities in Riyadh. This agreement will help to deliver a key aspect of the...
‘Gamers8 is so different, unique, and fun’ – Version1 celebrate Rocket League triumph as tournament concludes Gamers8: The Land of Heroes elite action
Sports | Monday 28 August, 2023 9:57 am
American stars Version1 tasted the “phenomenal feeling” of victory in the Rocket League tournament at Gamera8: The Land of Heroes on Sunday night after beating Saudi Arabian team Rule One 4-1 in the grand final.  After four days of incredible action involving 24 elite level teams at...
Jawaher Al Qasimi: Female athletes excel when backed with funding, support
Sports | Tuesday 22 August, 2023 4:34 am
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohamed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of Sharjah Women's Sports, has underscored that the achievements of Emirati women across local and global sporting arenas during 2022-23 reflects the dedication of athletes when backed by ...
Saudi Sports for All Federation Wraps up
Sports | Sunday 20 August, 2023 10:03 am
The Saudi Sports for All Federation today marked the conclusion of the "Move With Us" initiative in Jeddah. Held at the Corniche Jeddah circuit (F1), the event saw the involvement of approximately 2 000 participants. With the vision of promoting running, the initiative set courses of 3.5...
Afro-Arab Esports League launches in Riyadh
Sports | Saturday 19 August, 2023 1:30 am
The Afro-Arab Esports League launched in Riyadh on Friday featuring 25 member nations across the African and Arab world.  The league has been launched to enhance the competitive level of esports across member nations, while utilizing esports’ dynamic spirit and the power of gaming to...
Neymar Jr. officially signs with Saudi club Al-Hilal
Sports | Wednesday 16 August, 2023 9:08 am
Al-Hilal Club announced that it has agreed terms to sign prolific goalscorer Neymar Jr. The Brazilian superstar will join the Riyadh-based club of the Roshn Saudi League (Saudi Pro League) on an initial two-year period until at least 2025. Paris Saint German also announced the departure of...
The Land of Heroes and prepare to go on the offensive for $1 million Counter-Strike tournament at Boulevard Riyadh City
Sports | Wednesday 16 August, 2023 8:49 am
Gamers8: The Land of Heroes, the biggest esports and gaming festival worldwide, will bring 16 top teams from around the world together to battle it out over five days of intense action for a $1 million prize fund in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournament. The five-day...
‘Life changing’ – Kakeru revels in $400,000 Street Fighter™ 6 triumph at Gamers8: The Land of Heroes
Sports | Monday 14 August, 2023 9:04 am
Japanese warrior Kakeru hailed his Street Fighter™ 6victory on Sunday night at Gamers8: The Land of Heroes, the biggest gaming and esports festival worldwide, as “life changing” after claiming silverware and the $400,000 winner’s prize.    Kakeru, who triumphed...
Al-Nassr Wins King Salman Club Cup After 2/1 Victory over Al-Hilal
Sports | Sunday 13 August, 2023 9:31 am
Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and on behalf of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Prince Badr bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, the Deputy Governor of the Makkah region...