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Saudi desert city to host Asian Winter Games

Megacity known as NEOM will be the first West Asian city to host the event

Saudi Arabia is to host the 2029 Asian Winter Games at NEOM, a $500 billion futuristic megacity in the desert that planners say will feature a year-round winter sports complex

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia was chosen on Tuesday to host the 2029 Asian Winter Games at a US$500 billion futuristic megacity in the desert that planners say will feature a year-round winter sports complex.

“The deserts and mountains of Saudi Arabia will soon be a playground for winter sports,” the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said in a statement on the decision made during its general assembly meeting in Phnom Penh.

The Saudi bid was “unanimously approved”,…

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