Legends Maldini, Villa say ‘passion’ key to Saudi football’s ‘rapid development’ ahead of FIFA Club World Cup

Pakistan aims to revitalize football after first-ever collaboration with Saudi Arabia LAHORE: Pakistan is looking to reshape the future of football in the country after reaching out to Saudi Arabia for first-ever international collaboration in the field, the top official of the FIFA-backed Normalization Committee (NC) currently running the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), said in … Read more

Villa and Maldini in Saudi to promote FIFA Club World Cup 2023

Howe eyes Newcastle ‘defining moment’ in Champions League, with young star set for huge role PARIS: With Newcastle United’s Champions League hopes hanging by a thread, boss Eddie Howe said defeat is not an option when they face Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday. Should Newcastle leave Parc des Princes empty-handed, they will be out of the … Read more

FIFA investigating crowd disruption in Brazil-Argentina clash

RIO DE JANIERO, Brazil: FIFA has started disciplinary proceedings over the crowd disturbances that caused a delay in the World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium on Thursday, according to media reports. Brazil and Argentina fans started fighting behind one of the goals during the national anthems, prompting police to charge … Read more

Jeddah Historic District Program sponsors FIFA Club World Cup Saudi Arabia 2023

JEDDAH: Artist Dima Al-Rifai teamed up with Guerlain around five months ago to show off her colorful artwork on the French luxury house’s perfume bottles. The 27-year-old artist has carved a niche for herself after collaborating and painting on perfume bottles of renowned local and international brands such as Rubaiyat, Maison Crivelli, Sephora, Laure, Maison … Read more

Qatar’s economic growth stabilizes after FIFA World Cup boom: IMF 

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s National Debt Management Center has closed the November issuance of its riyal-denominated sukuk program, with a bid amount totaling SR2.66 billion ($710 million), representing a decline of 33.16 percent compared to October. The November issuance was divided into two tranches, with the first tranche valued at SR1.99 billion set to mature in … Read more