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A $10.75 million state grant was awarded Friday to the city for its River80 sports complex project. Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba was in Des Moines Friday for the Iowa Economic Development Authority's announcement of the reinvestment district grant. The money will go toward a proposed $73.8 million project near Interstates…

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The combined bid of baseball and softball were among eight sports shortlisted Monday for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Tokyo Olympic organisers selected the eight from a list of 26 sports that applied for inclusion. The other sports shortlisted are bowling, karate, roller sports, climbing, squash, surfing and the…

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The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff is set to host the 2017 Champions League final, according to Sky sources. Next season’s decider will be held in San Siro, Milan, but it is believed that Cardiff is the favourite to host the 2017 final. No final decision has been made but it…

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Fox Sports 1 has unveiled drones, drop-down remote robotics cameras and a small remote-controlled car with an HD camera attached to it to enhance its coverage of the 2015 U.S. Open Championship. The new technology is said to provide better views and angles of the different shots for Fox Sports…

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PILA recently supplied new AFL goal posts to Etihad Stadium to replace the original posts delivered by PILA’s Managing Director, Reece Wooldridge in the mid-late 90s when the stadium was built. Reece has spent more than 20 years in the goal post game, establishing Australia’s largest goal post manufacturing company…

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The Peoria Sports Complex has begun phase 3 construction that will add more seats, a larger social area, an interactive kid’s zone and a Little League-size turf area. “Our interest is having a facility that we can use all year round,” said Peoria Sports Complex Sports Facility Manager Chris Calcaterra.…

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The new home for the Saskatchewan Roughriders (starting in 2017) has come a long way. In a statement issued Tuesday, on the one-year anniversary of ground-breaking, city officials said construction is approximately 44 per cent complete.    "This is a tremendous source of pride for our community and we are…

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A major announcement has been made today about Scunthorpe United's new stadium. One of the leading stadium contractors in the UK has been appointed to build the Iron's new home. Buckingham Group Contracting will carry out the building work on the striking state-of-the-art stadium designed by the Frank Whittle Partnership…

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Akron Racers Charities unveiled plans Wednesday to make $1.5 million in improvements to the Firestone Stadium complex. The project calls for an indoor training center, a new concession featuring barbecue, a two-story clubhouse, a brick-paved courtyard and picnic area, and changes to the fields. “This has been in the works…

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Columbia City Council is talking about some high-dollar building projects, including $12 million for a sports complex and $8.5 million in improvements at two public housing complexes. The projects are not yet funded but could be, at least partially, if a surplus of money becomes available at the end of…