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Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games to receive extensive global broadcast coverage

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND ꟷ Fans eager to witness the Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games, taking place from October 20-30 in Saudi Arabia's capital, will have access to comprehensive worldwide coverage, with several broadcasters signed up to bring the multi-sport event to global audiences.

Managing the exclusive broadcasting rights for the Games is Spring Media, an international sports agency specializing in rights management, streaming solutions, and production services. Notable networks securing the broadcasting rights include Arena Sport, CEEN TV, Combate, La Liga TV, Olympic Channel, New World TV, and BeIN Sports.

Jose Moreno, Partner at Spring Media, expressed their enthusiasm for the partnership with SportAccord and dedicated broadcast partners, highlighting the extensive global footprint the event deserves. The coverage is set to offer high-end production of the finals featuring some of the world's finest athletes.

Moreover, the local organizing committee will live stream each competition on its website,, ensuring broader accessibility to the Games.

The Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games feature eleven days of martial arts and combat sports, with athletes from over 120 countries participating. The action begins on October 20, covering sports like Karate, Sambo, and Boxing, all hosted at the King Saud University Stadium.

The event comprises 16 sports, including Aikido, Armwrestling, Fencing, Judo, Ju-jitsu, Karate, Kendo, Kickboxing, Muaythai, Sambo, Savate, Sumo, Taekwondo, Wrestling, and Wushu.

The Games' Opening Ceremony, slated for October 19, will revolve around the journey of a young martial artist guided by a Grand Master, emphasizing the values of martial arts, such as discipline, self-control, determination, perseverance, humanity, loyalty, harmony, respect, and honor.

With high demand for tickets, they are available for purchase on the official website at and through kiosks at the King Saud University stadium during the Games.

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