Here is to new reforms and advancement in the field of sports in Saudi Arabia! Sports Ministry announced a couple of days ago the launch of Saudi Olympic Games and it has already witnessed instant success as more than 1,000 people have registered online in just a few hours from the announcement.
“I am pleased to announce the launch of the first edition of the largest sporting event in the history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” Prince Abdul Aziz said during the launch event.
The launch event for the Olympic Games took place in Riyadh, during which Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal, minister of sports announced that the competition will welcome both male and female athletes for registry, with more than 6,000 athletes from 13 different regions expected to participate.
“The theme of the event will be ‘Heroes Amongst Us’,” Prince Abdul Aziz said.
The event will feature 40 games with the participation of 35 sports federations in 18 venues within Riyadh and will kick off on the 24th of March.
“It is a new, happy day that brings with it a new sporting event to be added to the myriad of events organized or hosted by the Kingdom in its history and in the last three years in particular,” the prince said.
“All of this would not have been achieved without the unwavering care, attention and support accorded by King Salman and the Crown Prince to the sports sector,” he added.
Being the first event of its kind isn’t the only highlight but also the valuable prizes! As the winner of the first place will take home a gold medal, meanwhile the second place will win SR300,000 and the third place SR100,000.
If you have what it takes to join in the Kingdom’s biggest sports event in its history as an athlete, then register now through this link.
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Vintage Cars Pop in Jeddah
In five days, an international motor show, will take place in Jeddah. The Jeddah superdome, 6th December and until 10th of December, will be one of the biggest international motor shows. The exhibition is sponsored by the ministry of transport and logistics and organized by the Salah company. The Jeddah Superdome, has set a world Record for being the largest freestanding dome in the world, in contrast to the Tokyo Dome which formerly held the title, with 206 meters. Located on the Madinah Road, West of King Abdallah sport City, the Jeddah Superdome has an internal area of 24,000 square meters, and a height of 46 meters, with a diameter of 210 meters, a parking space that accommodates 5200 viceless. The exhibition includes many experiences such as drifting, with professional drivers, on dedicated racks, go karting, off road experience with SUVs with professional drivers in a dedicated circuit, and an opportunity to drive the car of your dreams. In addition to restaurants, cafes that suit all of your tastes. The exhibition includes many important car agencies and exclusive launches of many vintage and antique cars presented for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in addition to an auction of rare classic cars, with more than 35 luxury and rare cars on display. The auction was held by the Silverstone auctioneers, the biggest UK classic car auction house. The event is the biggest in its name, and the car industry, featuring the oldest cars, but unfortunately nothing was sold.
Beaches of the Kingdom Are About to Get Cleaner with This New Campaign
Beaches of the Kingdom are about to get cleaner with the ‘Let’s Make Them Cleaner’ initiative, which was launched on Friday by the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.
Professional divers are taking part of the campaign as volunteers who are ready to clean the beaches and seabeds of Saudi Arabia, in order to save the marine environment from pollution.
The initiative is one of the events launched for Saudi and International Volunteer Day, which is celebrated every year on the 5th of December.
Entitles ‘Ataa Watan,’ the event covers several programs and activities across Saudi Arabia, they were held in partnership with government bodies and NGOs.
So far, the ministry launched five initiatives throughout this year, as part of the Voluntary Work Platform it launched on March 31, 2020.