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Mortenson Construction has topped out the U.S. Bank Stadium, future home of the Minnesota Vikings. Topping out is a major milestone celebrated when the highest or last steel beam is placed in a building under construction. Mortenson broke ground on the project 21 months ago and the stadium is now…

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In the early 1980s, supporters of the Byron-Bergen High School sports teams made an investment in student-athletes that is still paying off today. On Thursday night, the persons responsible for the construction of the Byron-Bergen Sports Boosters Stadium will be honored prior to the girls varsity soccer game against Oakfield-Alabama/Elba…

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The Terrapins baseball team announced major renovations to Bob “Turtle” Smith stadium Monday afternoon. An all-turf field will be installed, a closed-off home bullpen will be built and the outfield fences will be moved back, according to a press release. A timetable for the renovations was not announced.   In…

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Castleford's move to a new stadium has advanced a step closer after final approval was given for a £135m development at Glasshoughton. The scheme, on land near junction 32 of the M62, will deliver a 10,000-capacity community stadium for the Tigers as well as a retail park and country park,…

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Before the University of Georgia Athletic Association breaks ground on its planned indoor practice facility, site preparation will soon begin for a temporary home-away-from-home for football team practices. At the UGA Athletic Association board of directors meeting Friday at the Georgia Center, Athletic Director Greg McGarity shared new information about…

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A large multipurpose athletic facility, King Louie's Sports Complex, is soon to open at 600 N. English Station Road near Shelbyville Road in the Middletown area. The 14-acre complex has been in the planning stages for three years and its first phase has been under construction for about a year,…

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Japan's sports minister Hakubun Shimomura, a close conservative ally of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has tendered his resignation over the scrapping of plans for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics centerpiece stadium after a cost blowout. Shimomura told a post-cabinet meeting news conference on Friday that Abe had asked him to stay…

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Marseille has been ordered to close sections of the Velodrome stadium for its next league match following crowd trouble last weekend. The French league discipline commission issued the provisional sanction on Thursday after a meeting with Marseille officials. A final decision is to be made on Oct. 15, with the…

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Now that the Pawtucket Red Sox have officially ended their pursuit of waterfront land in downtown Providence for a new stadium, some Massachusetts officials said Wednesday they're open to a pitch from the Triple-A baseball team. Officials in Worcester and Springfield said they'd be interested in talking with the team's…

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The vision for a new Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh has moved a step closer after the council revealed the funding shortfall has dropped. In February, a report estimated the project cost was £43m with a funding shortfall of between £11.3m and £19.8m. These figures have now been revised to…