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National League side Forest Green Rovers have unveiled plans for a £100m sports facility, which will include a new stadium for the club. The new stadium is expected to accommodate 5,000 supporters with capability to double in size. Forest Green have played at The New Lawn since 2006 with chairman…

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Ethylene-tetra-fluoro-ethylene. It's not one of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's audible calls, nor is it a term for a three-wide receiver set in the Vikings offense. Look higher for the clues to this tongue-twister, all the way up to the roof of Minnesota's new stadium. Sixty percent of the colossal venue, some…

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A group led by David Beckham has solidified plans to build a Miami stadium to house its Major League Soccer team on city-owned land next to the Miami Marlins baseball park. In a statement after a conference call with Miami's mayor, a spokesman for the Miami Beckham United group confirmed…

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on Friday the scrapping of a plan for a controversial national stadium, the centerpiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after sky-rocketing costs sparked public outrage. Anger over the stadium, the estimated cost of which had climbed to $2.1 billion, almost twice its expected cost…

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The southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has more than just a passing interest in peace breaking out in Ukraine as it prepares to host matches in the 2018 World Cup soccer finals. In addition to building a new stadium, airport, hotels and restaurants, the local and regional authorities have to…

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The cost to construct NFL stadiums has reached an astronomical level—literally. Pat Kessler of CBS Minnesota recently pointed out a mind-blowing fact: The construction of the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium is a more costly project than the space probe NASA sent to Pluto. The Vikings' new home, recently christened U.S.…

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The Wisconsin State Senate overwhelmingly approved in a 21-10 vote a $250 million public-funding plan for a new arena in downtown Milwaukee, ending months of debate on whether the project deserved taxpayer support. An amended arena-funding bill, which was the subject of heavy last-minute negotiations the past few days, provides…

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Turkey is set to build a 20,000-seat stadium to international standards in the Gaza Strip to support sports in Palestine, officials revealed on July 14. A member of the Higher Council of Youth and Sports in the Gaza Strip, Abd al-Salam Haniyeh, said the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA)…

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When the dust settles on the marquee venue for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, it could well be the most expensive sports stadium in the world. The latest cost estimate of 252 billion yen ($2-billion at current exchange rates) would push it beyond the current record-holder, the $1.6-billion MetLife…

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County officials are negotiating with a contractor for installation of Wi-Fi technology at NRG Stadium, and the chairman of the Harris County Sports and Convention Corp. said Wednesday he hopes a deal can be struck in time for the system to be installed during the 2015 NFL season. Houston attorney…