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The state government has released designs for its new $300 million, 30,000-seat stadium at Parramatta. The government says the new stadium will have the steepest stands of any in Australia bringing the fans close to the field of play. "Fans will be closer to the action than they are at…

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An innovative new roof is in the process of being installed at Khalifa International Stadium, which will provide more shade to the stands and pitch, while also letting enough sunlight through to the turf for natural growth of the grass. The ‘big lift’ operation of the roof is completed and…

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The Carolina RailHawks, now re-branded as North Carolina F.C., announced plans Tuesday to pursue a Major League Soccer franchise in the Triangle and to build a new 24,000 seat stadium. Local entrepreneur Stephen Malik, who bought the RailHawks 14 months ago, unveiled the new brand during a press conference at…

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Under Armour Inc signed a 10-year contract with Major League Baseball to be its official uniform supplier, the sportswear maker's first such deal with a professional league. The company will become the exclusive provider of all on-field uniform components including jerseys, game-day outerwear and year-round training apparel for all 30…

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The Enquirer understands that ISG told its supply chain last week that it would no longer be part of the consortium led by leisure operator GLL delivering the stadium. Work on site has been delayed by a judicial review into the planning approval but main construction was expected to start…

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The ACT government will seek clarification from the Australian government about the future of the AIS Arena as officials weigh up turning the venue into a specialised volleyball stadium. The Australian Sports Commission board is expected to meet in December to decide whether to transform Canberra's biggest indoor venue into…

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Dutch club Feyenoord has unveiled ambitious plans for a new stadium, part of a larger Feyenoord City campus in the south of Rotterdam. The future venue has a projected price tag of €400 million. For years, Feyenoord, one of Holland’s most prestigious clubs, has been playing at De Kuip, an…

Asics to take over from Adidas as IAAF sponsor

Japanese sportswear giant Asics Corp will take over from Adidas as the official sponsor of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), a source with knowledge of the deal told Reuters on Friday.The IAAF is expected to announce the deal on Saturday. Adidas, who had signed an 11-year sponsorship deal…

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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…