The Kingdom will host a Formula One grand prix for the first time ever next year, with the aim of attracting tourists from all over the globe and promoting for the Kingdom as a top touristic destination.
The kingdom said that it will host the race in November 2021 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, using scenic roads along the coast.
Saudi Arabia is a country that is rapidly becoming a hub for sports and entertainment with many major events taking place there in recent years and we are very pleased that Formula One will be racing there from next season,” said F1 chairman Chase Carey in a statement.”
“The region is hugely important to us and with 70% of the population of Saudi being under 30 we are excited about the potential to reach new fans and bring our existing fans around the world exciting racing from an incredible and historic location.” He added.
Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Faisal, President of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, hailed the race as ground-breaking.
“I firmly believe the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will be the biggest sports event hosted in our country’s history and has the potential to change lives, perceptions and reach new audiences and communities like never before,” he said.
The Saudi round is expected to ultimately move to Qiddiya, a planned entertainment resort about an hour’s drive from the capital Riyadh, once a permanent circuit has been constructed.
Ronaldo Lights up Burj Khalifa In Celebration of His Girlfriend’s Birthday
Georgina Rodriguez Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend had just had astonishing birthday celebration, as her boyfriend had just lit up the Burj Khalifa for her. After lighting up one of the world largest buildings with her face for her birthday, and got parts of her latest netflix series I Am Georgina, to celebrate the occasion. The football star had featured her name in large bold white letters and, wrote a message in white letter “Happy Birthday Gio”, as she couldn’t be happier, it ended with a laser show and a dinner with their children. Above the moon she stated on Instagram, “This exciting day is over, I cannot articulate words, thank you, thank you, thank you Cristiano Ronaldo. You make me happier every day. Thank you Dubai for always treating us so well and making us feel at home. Thanks to all of you who have worked to make this day so special. And thank you for always rejoicing in my happiness and that of my family. I love you with all my heart.”, as she posted a photo teary eyed next to her boyfriend Ronaldo. Above all it was an astonishing experience for her.
Djokovic Top Tennis Player Visa Is Canceled
A world tennis player that has opposed the vaccination guidelines had been taken to hostage in a government hotel during travel. According to officials he had not taken the entry rules and guidelines, because he had not been following the vaccination. The tournament to be held in Australia is around exemption. In addition his visa is declined and he is not permitted to enter. Furthermore, a court will decide on his deportation on Monday. Tournament organizers had stated that the Serbian player had opposed the vaccination guidelines, furthermore the medical exemption provided by two independent panels in the Australian Tennis event, and Victoria state. The decision had infuriated the public and caused further restriction in COVID19. Cases. Further, travel restrictions are going to be applied.
Saudi Women Now Have a Better Chance at Participating In Water Sports & Diving Sector
New opportunities have opened for women of Saudi Arabia as the Ministry of of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) signed a understanding (MoU) this week with the Saudi Water Sports & Diving Federation (SWSDF), which agrees on bringing in more women into the sector.
The agreement will allow more women to participate and take part in water sports and diving, this comes in light of the Kingdom’s efforts to empower its women and ensure equality. This will give provide several women with job opportunities, in addition to empowering self-employment.
Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Eng. Ahmed Al-Rajhi and Prince Sultan Bin Fahd Bin Salman, chairman of the Board of Directors of SWSDF and president of the Water Sports Association, inked the MoU, regulate all work related to water sports and diving sector.
It also looks at increasing the percentage of women’s participation in both the sector and employment market.