International tournaments hosted by Saudi Arabia in 2021


After the increase in the number of sports tournaments hosted by Saudi Arabia in recent years, the announcement of a sporting event or world championship in Saudi Arabia has become a common occurrence every year. However, the international tournaments held are not limited to one sport or a target group, but rather the hosting tournaments varied, such as Tennis, wrestling and, more recently, the International Women’s Golf Championship.Despite the Corona pandemic, which stopped a large number of world championships, Saudi Arabia was one of the first countries to announce hosting international sporting events.

Dakar … in Saudi Arabia, for the second year in a row, Saudi Arabia continues to host the Dakar Rally, the fierce auto race, in which 559 riders from 49 countries participate in five categories (cars, motorcycles, quad bikes, trucks, and desert cars).

Last week, the Ministry of Sports announced the course of the championship for this year, which passes through ten Saudi cities, with a total distance of 7,646 km, starting from the city of Jeddah and ending with it, where it will be held between 3 and 15 next January.

It is noteworthy that Saudi Arabia intends to host this tournament, which depends on desert and rugged roads (Dakar) for a period of ten years, starting from the year 2020 edition until 2030.

The most famous race … Formula 1 Within the framework of the Ministry of Sports organizing international events, the Ministry announced that it will host the most famous car race around the world, the Formula 1 World Championship at the end of next year (November 2021).

The city of Jeddah will host the start of the first round, but it will be distinguished for its first time at night, according to what the organizers made clear in their announcement early this month.

The Spanish Super The Saudi stadiums continue to host the Spanish Super Championship for the second time in its new form, which includes four teams that play from the semi-finals and the final match.

The tournament will be held between January 13-17 in the capital, Riyadh, with four teams participating, namely Real Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad.

It is noteworthy that the Kingdom’s organization is not limited to these tournaments only, but also participates in organizing two rounds of the World Desert Rally Cup (BAHA), in addition to the second round of (Extreme E) and a round of Formula E (February 26-27).

While it was scheduled to host the Italian Super Cup for the third year in a row before it was kept in Italy due to the repercussions of the Corona virus.


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