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Two groups competing for the lucrative contract to build the new Tokyo Olympic stadium have disclosed their design proposals. The Japan Sports Council released the designs on Monday and said the winner will be chosen this month. It did not identify which companies have proposed which designs. The two designs…

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Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs said Jaber Stadium will witness a major celebration that will contribute to restoring the “smile” to the sports community, following the suffering of Kuwaiti sports lately and suspension from sports by the IOC. Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah asked the sports fans…

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Construction plans for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’ main stadium will be released on Monday by companies bidding to build the Games centerpiece, Olympics minister Toshiaki Endo revealed Friday. The “technical proposals” from constructors listing details such as the total construction cost, construction period and conceptual drawing will be unveiled, with…

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It was an eventful final session of 2015 for Philadelphia City Council on Thursday. Members voted to approve zoning for a planned $450 million casino and hotel complex in South Philadelphia. The project is expected to be an economic boom for the city and for the 5,000 local people the…

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Continuing the development process of its future Major League Soccer (MLS) home, Minnesota United FC has announced Populous as the lead architect for the new soccer stadium at the Snelling and I-94 site in the Midway. Populous has worked on many of the top sports facilities—from training venues to Olympic…

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The effort to keep the NFL in St. Louis cleared a major hurdle Thursday, when a committee of city aldermen approved a financing plan for a new $1 billion stadium. The Ways and Means Committee backed the plan by a 7-2 vote. The full Board of Aldermen is expected to…

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St. Paul's mayor has received city council permission to hire a lobbying firm to seek law changes toward a new Minnesota United soccer stadium. The city council approved a resolution Wednesday giving Mayor Chris Coleman the go-ahead to hire the Messerli and Kramer firm. A contract hasn't been signed yet.…

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The Dodgers announced today that, in accordance with the recommendations issued by Major League Baseball, the screen behind home plate will be extended to cover the seating area between the ends of the dugouts closest to home plate and within 70 feet of home plate. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred spoke…

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Virginia Beach City Council approved a deal Tuesday night for a $200 million arena on 19th Street, near the Oceanfront. The arena project passed in a 10-1 vote. Councilwoman Barbara Henley voted against the project. On the heals of last night’s approval, a new conference was held at 3 p.m.…

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Minnesota United FC on Wednesday announced it has selected Mortenson Construction as the construction manager for the team’s planned $120 million, 20,000-seat stadium in St. Paul. The stadium will be the home for United after it joins Major League Soccer. Construction is expected to begin in 2016. The stadium will…