Neptune Benson is a manufacturer of high quality water filtration and disinfection products for the recreational, industrial, and municipal water markets. With more than 20,000 installations…read more
Saudi Arabia announces plans to build 11 stadia
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has ordered the construction of a further 11 stadia across the country, just weeks after the opening of the 60,000-capacity King Abdullah Football Stadium in Jeddah.
The stadia, each with a minimum capacity of 45,000, will be built in the provinces across the Middle Eastern nation, in Madinah, Al-Qassim, Eastern Province, Asir, Tabuk, Hail, Northern Border Region, Jazan, Najran, Baha and Al-Jouf.
King Abdullah Football Stadium will be used as a template by which the stadiums will be built by Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company.
There are currently 23 large stadiums in different regions of Saudi Arabia, according to Saudi Press Agency, adding that the King’s decision was based on his support for the country’s youth and desire to achieve balanced development for all regions.
The King Abdullah Sports City Project consists of the King Abdullah Football Stadium, a 2,000-seat multi-sports hall, an outdoor 1,000-seat athletic stadium, training fields for other sports disciplines, a mosque and parking for 45,000 cars.
The design of the King Abdullah Football Stadium includes modern features and capabilities, aligned with the requirements of world football governing body FIFA, which Saudi Arabian authorities hope will help the Kingdom attract regional and international sports and entertainment events.
19th November 2013 - MAJORITY OF SAUDIS FAVOUR WOMEN’S RIGHT TO SPORTS
17th February 2010 - BIDS SOUGHT FOR $1 BILLION ABU DHABI FOOTBALL STADIUM
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Talk To Us For Independent Advice & Specialised Services We're business people, not sales reps IP HUB is one of Australia’s leading advisors on telecoms for both small businesses and…read more
PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…read more
Recreation Management Software for managing all your program registrations, facility bookings, membership pass sales and Point of Sale; including detailed reporting, automated customer communication…read more
Activating skyscapes for tourism, art, leisure and living TouchCloud Global (TCg) is a highly specialised international consultancy, broker and principal, devoted solely to activating and energising…read more
The Jump Pad is a safe, flat inflatable made in a variety of sizes which can be used indoor or outdoor. From 3mx3m up to a whopping 9mx21m. Markets include Indoor and outdoor playgrounds, schools,…read more
Rhinoplay offers playground equipment in Australia that is safe, durable, and most importantly fun! We specialise in creating unique indoor playgrounds for play centres and outdoor playgrounds for…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!