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Dubai developer announces 1,000-hectare green, smart city in Saudi capital Riyadh

Dubai developer URB announced on Thursday the launch of a green living development in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh with 11,000 residential units. The smart city called ALNAMA, Arabic for ‘thrive,’ will see a 1,000-hectare plot transformed into a city that seeks to be a benchmark model for all future cities that aspire to promote greener […]

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Tennis-Murray rules out playing in Saudi Arabia

LONDON (Reuters) – Three-times Grand Slam winner Andy Murray has ruled out any possibility of playing in Saudi Arabia in the future, adding that he had previously turned down an offer to play in the kingdom. British media reports last week said Saudi Arabia had expressed an interest in hosting a tennis tournament on the […]

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Andy Murray issues public rejection of Saudi Arabia and outlines previous big money snub

Andy Murray discusses his tennis future aged just 14 Andy Murray turned down a lucrative offer to play in Saudi Arabia. (Image: GETTY) Murray will begin his Wimbledon campaign on Monday. (Image: GETTY) Source link

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Saudi Arabia, a Growing Force in Golf, Seeks to Host Women’s Tennis

With the golf world already divided over Saudi Arabia’s emergence as a powerful force in the game, another major sport is contending with whether to do business with the kingdom. This time it’s women’s tennis, which pulled out of China last year over concerns for the welfare of a player who accused a Chinese vice […]

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Brooks Koepka’s Saudi tour move confirmed as Greg Norman praises tour’s ‘momentum’

It has been announced that Brooks Koepka will join the Saudi-backed LIV golf series. He will compete in the LIV Golf Invitational Portland, which commneces on June 30 at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in Oregon.  **We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures, and video on this breaking news story. For the latest news and breaking news visit:https://www.express.co.uk/sport/football Stay […]

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Brooks Koepka joins rebel Saudi tour with American next big name to defect from PGA Tour

Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka appears to be the latest star name headed for the LIV Golf Invitational Series. The odds of Koepka leaving for the new Saudi-backed league have been slashed after he removed ‘PGA Tour’ from his social channels. Fans were recently sent into a frenzy when Koepka appeared to tease a move […]

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Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk secure mouthwatering fee for Saudi Arabia showdown

Saudi Arabia has forked out a staggering amount of money to host Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk’s rematch in mid-August. According to reports, the Middle Eastern country will splash out an eye-watering £65m ($80m) to host the second fight. This fee surpasses the colossal £48.7m they paid for Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr II – however, Joshua […]

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Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk rematch confirmed in Saudi Arabia on August 20

Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight rematch with Oleksandr Usyk has been confirmed at the Jeddah Super Dome in Saudi Arabia on August 20. Joshua is aiming to reclaim the WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles after a unanimous decision loss to the Ukrainian in their first fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London last September. Since […]

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Saudi authorities seize rainbow toys and clothing over ‘promoting homosexuality’ fears

In a report by state television network Al-Ekhbariya, a commerce ministry official is seen entering a shop in Riyadh, the Saudi capital. He goes on to remove a range of items from the displays, including hair clips, t-shirts, hats and pencil cases. According to a BBC translation, one official said the items “contradict the Islamic […]

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New environment law in Saudi stipulates $8mln fine, 10-year jail for owning endangered animals

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia has criminalized possession of endangered animals by private individuals and anyone found violating the regulations in this regard will face a fine of SR30 million and imprisonment of up to 10 years, or any one these penalties. The possession of the endangered species is considered as a clear violation of the […]