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A MULTI-MILLION dollar revamp of the Frankston Basketball Stadium will begin next month.The move comes after council voted late last year to award the contract for works to Devco Project and Construction Management Pty Ltd.Frankston and District Basketball Association secretary Rob Little described the announcement as a milestone. “We look…

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Rollerblade®, the worldwide leader in inline skating, announces the launch of the revolutionary Active Brake Technology (ABT), an innovative braking system that allows skaters of all levels to stop safely with more ease and stability. Active Brake Technology addresses one of the biggest concerns of beginner and intermediate skaters –…

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After a host of legal challenges and brouhaha over a new stadium, and the traffic it will likely bring to San Francisco, the Golden State Warriors broke ground Tuesday on the new Chase Center stadium across the bay from the team's current home in Oakland. The team, along with GSW…

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PrideSports®, a global manufacturer and provider of golf traction elements, golf tees and other golf related accessories, today announced that it has merged with MacNeill Engineering, maker of CHAMP® spikes, to create a new holding company, MacNeill Pride Group.  The new company will be the largest global designer, manufacturer and…

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India has started building the world´s biggest cricket stadium that will accommodate 110,000 spectators and cost around $100 million. Since the capacity of Kolkata´s Eden Gardens was reduced as part of a major rebuilding project, Melbourne Cricket Ground has held the title of the sport´s largest stadium with seating for…

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The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) and architects Gensler have revealed new renderings for the $250-million LAFC stadium in Los Angeles’s Exposition Park. The new renderings also showcase the stadium’s new name—the Banc of California Stadium—and provide a glimpse into the complex’s sleek interiors. The 22,000-seat stadium was approved by…

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Goodbye, Putra Stadium. From now, it will be known as Axiata Arena. Yesterday, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin announced that Axiata Arena would be the iconic venue at the KL Sports City for the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games in August – on par with the Staples Centre in Los…

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Organizers trying to land the 2024 Summer Olympics for Los Angeles would include a new football stadium in the Games' ceremonies. The NFL stadium being built in Inglewood near Los Angeles International Airport would be used for ceremonies along with Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as part of the committee's concept…

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The Shire of Esperance has received $723,000 though latest round of Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund for The Esperance Indoor Sports Stadium redevelopment. “I congratulate the Shire of Esperance who have worked with sporting groups to put together a strong case for funding for the redevelopment. I look forward…

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CONSTRUCTION on the long-awaited expansion of the Frankston Basketball Stadium will begin next month. Frankston Council has awarded a contract to Williamstown-based Devco Project & Construction Management to build stage one of the $12.45 million project.Devco built the State Basketball Centre in Wantirna South in 2012. Frankston mayor Cr Brian…