Month: June 2019

Man Arena boss warns against new venue

Manchester Arena

Manchester Arena boss has warned that ‘hubristic’ council plans for a massive new entertainment venue near the Etihad Stadium could put the arena out of business, according to media reports. In a blistering attack on town hall chiefs, John Sharkey, Executive Vice President of European... » Read more

The Saints announces new upgrades

Southampton Premium Seating

Sports architecture practice KSS recently confirmed that it is working with Southampton FC on a wide range of upgrades at St. Mary’s Stadium, including a new pitch-side lounge, improved catering facilities and the refurbishment of the home team changing room, according to media reports. The new... » Read more

Caulfield Racecourse to be revamped

Caulfield Racecourse Melbourne

The Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) recently revealed plans for a major redevelopment of Caulfield Racecourse in Victoria, Australia. Founded in 1876, the MRC is one of Victoria’s oldest member-based organizations, contributing more than A$1.3 billion and over 4,500 jobs into the economy each... » Read more

United Airlines gets naming rights for LA Memorial Coliseum

LA Coliseum naming rights - United Airlines

The University of Southern California and United Airlines have reached an agreement to rename the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum while still honoring the stadium’s original intentions, Yahoo Sports reported. Beginning in August and for the next 10 years, the LA Memorial Coliseum will be referred... » Read more

Frankfurt’s dream of an arena might come true

Kaiserlei Arena - Frankfurt

For nearly 15 years, the German city of Frankfurt am Main has been discussing the construction of a multifunctional arena. Now the project could finally become reality, the Frankfurter Neue Presse reported citing Frankfurt Sports Department head Markus Frank (CDU). “We have two... » Read more

Aberdeen’s £333mn venue named P&J Live

P&J Live - Aberdeen

Aberdeen’s new £333 million event complex, which is set to attract the biggest artists to the city, has been named P&J Live, according to multiple media reports. The world-class venue’s operator SMG Europe and DC Thomson Media, which owns the Evening Express, the Press and Journal and Original... » Read more

FC Metz stadium starts major facelift work

FC Metz stadium

French football team FC Metz, which was recently promoted back to Ligue 1, has started demolition of its Stade Saint-Symphorien home ground as the first phase towards the venue’s extensive renovation, according to media reports. Metz finished first in Ligue 2 during the 2018-19 season to... » Read more

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