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While Papua New Guineans seem to embrace sporting events in the country, Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko said seating capacities at both the National Football Stadium and the Sir John Guise stadium will have to increase, as there is great interest shown by the people of PNG. While these two stadiums…

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The River City Rascals (independent; Frontier League) and the City of O’Fallon, MO have announced the installation a synthetic turf playing surface at CarShield Field. The team is hoping that the new surface will allow the venue to host more events throughout the year. The project is expected to be…

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The Detroit Lions have unveiled designs for a $44 million renovation of Ford Field’s hospitality areas. Leading the design is Detroit-based ROSSETTI. The firm was also responsible for the original design of the stadium, which opened in 2002. The comprehensive renovation will affect every aspect of the fan experience throughout…

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Andy Sumrall, Oklahoma State’s assistant athletic director for ticket operations, told the Tulsa World, “Some of the biggest issues we have come from someone sitting on my seat or half of my seat - seats are just too close together.” The average airline seat is 16-18 inches, so this is…

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Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex, one of the country’s top amateur soccer facilities, will replace their old playing surfaces with 12 new Shaw Sports Turf’s Legion Pro system over the next two years. The facility, which opened in 2009, currently has 12 synthetic turf playing surfaces. These fields accommodate 2,000…

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Orlando City is expected to open its brand new soccer stadium later this week.A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Friday.Crews are putting the finishing touches on the new 25,000-seat stadium along Church Street in downtown Orlando.   Officials told News 6 that construction is on schedule, but work may still…

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n the fall of 2015, the University of New Haven (UNH) in Connecticut had three asphalt tennis courts that had fallen into disrepair, rendering them unplayable. In preparation for the spring tennis season, the school recruited the Classic Turf Company, LLC. to design a new tennis facility for its students.…

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The Atlanta Sports Connection is working together to put together a multimillion dollar 200-acre indoor-outdoor sports and entertainment complex in the new DeKalb County city of Stonecrest. Officials are set to announce the project at a midday news conference Wednesday on the site of the new complex, located across from…

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Lagos State government has expressed its willingness to renovate the National Stadium Surulere, Lagos. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode made the state’s intent known when he paid a condolence and courtesy visit to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, at his residence in Abuja at the weekend. “I will like…

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The Baltimore Ravens announced a self-funded, $120 million, three phase renovation. The goal of this renovation is to “enrich our gameday experience by delivering added convenience, entertainment and excitement,” according to Ravens president Dick Cass. The first phase is estimated at $32 million. It will be completed before the 2017…