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The unforeseen expense of retro-fitting retractable seating at the London Stadium was the major factor behind a £51million rise in conversion costs, according to London Legacy Development Corporation chief executive David Goldstone. London Mayor Sadiq Khan last month ordered an investigation into the climb to £323million in tax-payers’ money being…

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The Oakland City Council and Alameda County each approved Ronnie Lott’s $1.3 billion stadium plan on Tuesday. According to Filipa A. Ioannou and Rachel Swan of the San Fransisco Chronicle, the non-binding agreement was unanimously approved by the Oakland City Council and passed with a 3-1 majority in the Alameda…

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Meeting the highest UEFA standards, Bitola will get their long awaited football stadium. With a capacity of 12,000 seats, the new stadium will be owned and managed by the city of Bitola, as arranged with the Macedonian Government. Development is already under way. The North stand will have seating capacity…

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Minnesota United FC may have held its groundbreaking Monday for a new St. Paul soccer stadium, but it will be at least several months before substantial work will begin on the project. Team owner Bill McGuire confirmed that he has not yet reached an agreement with RD Management, which owns…

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As the Braves continue their long search for a new spring-training home, commissioners in Collier County, Fla., are scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to pursue negotiations with the team to build a $100 million stadium in a Naples development. A preliminary feasibility study, which will be presented to the commissioners,…

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Early in the new year The Citadel will be exploring possibilities to replace the deteriorated eastside stands at Johnson Hagood Stadium. “The Citadel Board approved a motion allowing the administration to move forward with the demolition of the eastside stands of Johnson Hagood Stadium,” said Lt. Gen. John B. Sams,…

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Kolkata may soon get one of the largest indoor sports arenas of the country with a capacity to accommodate upto 15,400 people at one time.  With this capacity, the arena, which is proposed to come up in the New Town area, will be larger than Indira Gandhi Arena or Indira…

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Tokyo has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a $1.5bn (£1.2bn) national stadium that will host the 2020 Olympic Games. The prime minister, Shinzo Abe, Tokyo’s governor, Yuriko Koike, and other dignitaries attended the event on Sunday at the site of the demolished national stadium that was used during the 1964…

Atletico Madrid's new stadium to be named 'Wanda Metropolitano'

Atletico Madrid's new stadium will officially be called the "Wanda Metropolitano," the La Liga club have confirmed. Atletico first announced plans in 2009 to move from the centrally located Estadio Vicente Calderon to a new home in the former athletics stadium La Peineta on the outskirts of the city. The…

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The Gujarat Cricket Association came a step closer to make the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad the biggest cricket stadium in the world in terms of seating capacity when, on Thursday, they handed the contract to Larsen & Turbo (L&T) to begin work for the makeover. GCA vice-president Parimal…