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Asian Winter Video games: Saudi Arabia to host Asian Winter Video games at new ski resort near futuristic metropolis Neom

Saudi Arabia will host the Asian Winter Video games in 2029 in mountains close to the $500 billion futuristic metropolis mission Neom. The Olympic Council of Asia on Tuesday picked the Saudi candidacy that facilities on Trojena which is deliberate to be a year-round ski resort by 2026.

“The deserts & mountains of Saudi Arabia will quickly be a playground for Winter sports activities!” the OCA mentioned in a press release asserting its determination.

Saudi sports activities minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal mentioned the dominion’s winter sports activities mission “challenges notion” in a presentation of the plan to OCA members.

“Trojena is the way forward for mountain residing,” the minister mentioned of a area described as an space of about 60 sq. kilometers at altitude starting from 1,500 to 2,600 meters.

The Neom megaproject is being fund by the Saudi sovereign wealth car, the Public Funding Fund.

Saudi Arabia additionally will host the Asian Video games in 2034 in Riyadh as a part of aggressive strikes to construct a sports activities internet hosting portfolio and assist diversify the economic system from reliance on oil.

A marketing campaign to host soccer’s 2030 World Cup is anticipated with an unprecedented three-continent bid together with Egypt and Greece.

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