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Lincoln City are pressing ahead with plans for their new stadium on a site about a mile away from the city centre. The new ground would have a capacity of between 10,000 and 12,000 and would include retail outlets and function rooms and would be open seven days a week,…

NBA's Warriors seek to crowdsource tech for new stadium

The Golden State Warriors used technology to help them become an NBA juggernaut. Now, the team wants to do the same for its new state-of-the-art arena. The defending Western Conference champions said Thursday they'd recruit fans in an innovation effort for the Chase Center, which is planned to open in…

Friday, Dec 02, 2016
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Instead of installing artificial turf in its football stadium, North Carolina will continue to use real grass and replace it with sod as needed, said Mike Bunting, associate athletic director of facility planning and management. The discussion to install artificial turf began after plans were secured to build an indoor…

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The main construction work for the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics began Thursday, about 14 months later than originally planned, according to the Japan Sports Council.  The groundbreaking ceremony for the stadium will take place Dec. 11, with construction scheduled to be completed at the…

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Aiming to open the Texas Rangers’ new stadium in April 2020, team and city officials now have a timeline for planning and building the $1 billion project. The schedule and framework, unveiled at a City Council meeting Tuesday, also clarify the city’s and the team’s responsibilities as work begins on…

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The Redmond-based company Arena Sports is planning a new sports complex in Mill Creek. The 98,000 square-foot building would house soccer fields and a family fun center. The complex would include a bowling alley, laser tag, arcade, rock-climbing tower, ropes course and an inflatable playground. It would be about twice…

Thursday, Dec 01, 2016
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China Railway Construction Corp, one of the country's two biggest rail construction contractors by revenue, won a contract to build a stadium for Qatar's World Cup in 2022, the State-owned company announced on Wednesday. The company will form a joint venture with Qatar-based HBK Contracting Co as main contractor for…

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HKS Architects has revealed its design for the new home of American football team LA Rams, which will feature a giant, sculptural roof made of perforated metal and see-through plastic film. Encompassing nearly three million square feet (2.7 million square metres), the sports arena is now under construction in the…

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has urged Tokyo to keep costs for the 2020 Summer Games below $20 billion as the hosts continue to grapple with ballooning expenses for the multi-sports event. Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike ordered a review of the budget that recommended revised plans for three venues to…

Falcons sell $900M in stadium sponsorships, report says

The Falcons organization has sold corporate sponsorships at Mercedes-Benz Stadium totaling more than $900 million in contractually obligated long-term revenue, SportsBusiness Journal reports in this week’s edition. The publication attributes the figure to “sources close to the organization.” The figure would put the Falcons within $100 million of their original…