FIFA signs long-term energy deal with Saudi oil group Aramco

Saudi Arabian state-owned oil and gas company Aramco has signed a four-year global partnership deal with FIFA.  Aramco becomes FIFA’s first “major worldwide partner exclusive...

IBIA Q1 report reveals increase in suspicious betting alerts

Football and tennis continued to account for the most suspicious betting alerts in the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) Q1 2024 report. The two sports...

Football Australia seeks government support amid AFC plans

Football Australia has announced New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia as the proposed host states for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2026, amid...

Sportradar extends long-running media deal with CBA League

Sportradar’s partnership with the Chinese Men’s Professional Basketball League (CBA League) has been extended for its 29th consecutive season. The Swiss sportstech company will continue...

Marina Storti, WTA Ventures: the importance of the Middle East for...

Saudi Arabia has proven itself as a host for some of the world’s biggest international sporting events, Marina Storti, CEO of WTA Ventures, emphasised...

Gianni Infantino: FIFA cannot fight match manipulation alone

FIFA needs the assistance of regional member associations in the fight against match-fixing and match-manipulation, the governing body’s President, Gianni Infantino, has asserted. The global...

Saudi takes next sporting steps in hosting WTA Finals

The World Tennis Association (WTA) has confirmed that the next three tournament finals will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from 2024-2026. Saudi Arabia has...

TGL announces first three media partners ahead of 2025 launch

TGL, the golf league created by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, has announced its first three international media partners ahead of its January 2025...

Volleyball championship expected to boost Philippine tourism

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and Volleyball World have selected the Philippines to host the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship in 2025.The Philippines secured...

Atos ventures into Saudi Arabia with MENA HQ

Atos, the Worldwide IT partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced plans to open a Sports Technology Centre of Excellence in Saudi...