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Saudi Arabia does not claim to 'sportswash' by hosting F1 GP

Formula 1 will visit Saudi Arabia for the first time in 2021. Many fans are sceptical about the choice to race in the Middle East country. The country itself says that they are not trying to improve their image by organising sports events. New Grand Prix In Saudi Arabia, a brand new street circuit is being built in the country's second largest city, Jeddah. There, the Grand Prix will probably be organised twice before the venue moves to Qiddiya, where a permanent circuit will be constructed. By bringing in the Grand Prix, many fans think that the country wants to improve its image by means of the so-called 'sportswashing'. Saudi Arabia is known for not doing very well when it comes to...
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