Newcastle United: Eddie Howe and PIF Reignite Geordie Dreams

NEWCASTLE: Just a few short years ago, no one thought it even close to possible. During the dark days of Mike Ashley — that now seem so far away — with its loveless, lifeless existence, a hope and ambition vacuum, which did nothing but suck the life out of everything near it, dreams of the top four were not even talked about on Tyneside, never mind conjured in slumberland. The idea of the Champions League to Newcastle United was something so far out of reach, it may as well have been nestled on top of Makkah Clock Royal Tower.

NEOM and Rajasthan Royals launch community sports program

NEOM: The Saudi smart city NEOM has partnered with one of India’s premier T20 cricket teams, the Rajasthan Royals, to deliver its first ever cricket program. The landmark pilot scheme aims to facilitate an active and healthy lifestyle within the growing workforce, forecast to reach 60,000 people by the end of the year.

“Carlota Ciganda of Spain Wins Individual Title at Aramco Team Series in Florida”

FLORIDA: Spain’s Carlota Ciganda held her nerve down the last hole to take the individual title by one shot at the Aramco Team Series presented by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund in Florida, on the challenging Trump International West Palm Beach layout.

Koepka Wins Fifth Major Title at LIV PGA Championship

ROCHESTER, New York: Brooks Koepka outdueled Viktor Hovland and Scottie Scheffler in a back-nine battle Sunday to win the PGA Championship for his fifth major title, giving Saudi-backed LIV Golf a milestone major triumph.

Vinicius Junior accuses Spanish league of racism after facing more abuse

MADRID: Vinícius Júnior was subjected to racist abuse yet again on Sunday with the Brazil star saying the Spanish league “now belongs to racists.” The latest abuse against Vinícius came in Real Madrid’s 1-0 loss at Valencia, a match that had to be temporarily stopped after the Brazil forward said he was insulted by a fan behind one of the goals at Mestalla Stadium.

Saudi Sports Booming: Awards and Expo Showcasing

RIYADH: The Saudi Sports for All Federation on Saturday concluded the first SFA Expo in the presence of Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud. The President of the Saudi Sports for All Federation was joined by Khalid Abdullah Albaker, CEO of Quality of Life,  Shaima Saleh Al-Husseini, SFA Managing Director, and Kholoud Al Junaibi, Secretary-General of UAE Sports for All Federation.

“UAE Jiu-Jitsu Wins 15 Medals at Thailand Open Grand Prix 2023”

BANGKOK: The UAE national jiu-jitsu team kicked off the Thailand Open Grand Prix 2023 in style with 15 medals on day one of the competition in Bangkok. The team, sponsored by Mubadala Investment Company, secured seven gold, five silver, and three bronze medals.