A handout picture shows the design plan for the 500-metre tall parallel structures at the Red Sea NEOM. File/AFP
The TROJENA development is expected to be completed in 2026 and will offer outdoor skiing, a man-made freshwater lake and a nature reserve, according to the project's website.
"With the unlimited support by the Saudi leadership & HRH Crown Prince to the sport sector we are proud to announce we have won the bid to host AWG TROJENA2029 as the first country in west Asia," Sports Minister Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal said on Twitter.
NEOM is Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's most ambitious project under the kingdom's Vision 2030 development plan to reduce reliance on oil and transform the economy, including by developing sports.
NEOM, a 26,500-square-km (10,230-square-mile) high-tech development on the Red Sea, will include zero-carbon city "The Line" as well as industrial and logistics areas.
The inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund, the first female professional golf tournament to be played in Saudi Arabia, has been rearranged for 8-11 October, 2020, following its postponement last month due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) on Wednesday announced that the fourth Asian Youth Para Games will take place in the Kingdom of Bahrain from Dec.1-10, 2021.
The second Coordination Commission meeting for the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games was held virtually recently, marking the end of a series of successful 500-days-to go countdown celebrations for the Games scheduled from Oct.9-15, 2022.
On this occasion, plenty of surprises are in store for the fans. An interactive competition with the audience will take place, during which a variety of questions will be asked and cash prizes in the amount of Dhs5,000 will be awarded to the winners.
Balooshi leads the rankings by a single point over two of his competitors in this tournament, Portugal's Fabio Magalhaes and Poland's Konrad Dabrowski.
Cameroon finished third on four points, two points below second-placed Switzerland, who defeated Serbia 3-2. Brazil, who had already qualified, finished on top on goal difference with six points and will face South Korea in the last 16.