Month: June 2019


USA Cricket gets a $1-bn thrust to develop T20 league

USA Cricket

USA Cricket has received an investment of over $1 billion from American Cricket Enterprises (ACE) in a major thrust for development of a domestic T20 league, according to media reports. USA Cricket, in a media release, announced that it has selected ACE as its strategic partner to conclude a...
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Wasps ties up with Vodafone to bring 5G in Ricoh Arena

Ricoh Arena and Wasps Rugby

British telecom major Vodafone has been signed in by Wasps Rugby and Wasps Netball as the main club partner with an aim to bring 5G capabilities to Ricoh Arena in Coventry City. Under the new sponsorship and technology deal with Wasps, Vodafone will equip the rugby stadium and netball center with...
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Inter Miami starts to pull down old Lockhart

Lockhart Stadium - May 2019 update

The Inter Miami soccer club staged a ‘demolition ceremony’ on May 8 to begin knocking down of the old Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale while preparing the ground for their new stadium. The MLS expansion team is set to debut with the first game in 2020 in their new home. With great...
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Orlando City makes heritage park its training grounds

Orlando City FC training facility

Orlando City SC announced a new step in the investment of its development pyramid recently, as the Orlando City Development Academy (DA) will make the Orlando City SC Training Complex at Osceola Heritage Park its new official training grounds, the club said in a statement. The DA will join Orlando...
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LaLiga inks deals to boost Chinese football

LaLiga in China

LaLiga, the organizing body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, has signed an agreement with China Sports Futurity Investment (CSFI) that will lead to the development of its first permanent academy in China, along with the formation of a youth tournament, according to a...
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Lodz enters into deal for third stadium

Łódź third stadium

Poland’s third largest city Lodz recently entered into a contract to build its third major stadium. As per the deal, the 18,000-seater new stadium should be constructed and delivered in less than three years but the contractors have apparently assured they will aim to finish it even...
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Stadiums Queensland sparks fury after facial recognition trial

Stadiums Queensland facial recognition

Australia’s Stadiums Queensland has admitted to testing facial recognition software on sports fans and concertgoers, prompting questions by the state’s privacy commissioner about its quiet implementation. The move meant patrons were being monitored in real time, with their biometric...
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