Month: July 2019


Beijing 2022 draws out plan to reduce carbon footprint

Beijing 2022 sustainability

The Beijing 2022 Olympic Organizing Committee has announced that most of the ice venues for the sporting gala will use natural CO2 refrigeration systems to decrease the overall carbon footprint at the Games. The landmark decision was announced by the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee, as it joins...
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Populous hired to design Rice-Eccles Stadium project

University of Utah

The University of Utah has selected Populous to design its $80 million Rice-Eccles Stadium south end zone expansion project, according to media reports. With the hiring of Populous comes a slight change to the stadium’s original expansion designs, KSL.com reported. The original design mockups had...
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North Carolina FC raises MLS bid with stadium plan

North Carolina FC

North Carolina FC have ramped up their bid for a Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion franchise by unveiling plans for a US$1.9 billion stadium site in downtown Raleigh. Steve Malik, the United Soccer League (USL) Championship club’s owner and chairman, told WRAL TechWire he is partnering with...
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Scottish FA to take Hampden Park ownership

Scottish FA to take Hampden Park

The Scottish FA has concluded its agreement to purchase Hampden Park and will take ownership of the national stadium on August 1, 2020, the BBC reported. The governing body agreed a £5m deal with owners Queen’s Park in September 2018, after discussing a possible move to Murrayfield, the...
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Seattle’s NHL team gets first sponsor

Seattle new arena update July 2019

Seattle’s new National Hockey League (NHL) franchise doesn’t have a name yet and won’t take the ice for another two years, but the team already passed a key business milestone, Bloomberg news agency reported. The Seattle team have their first corporate sponsor: life-insurance firm Symetra...
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Arrowhead Stadium to have ‘Drum Deck’ soon

Kansas City Chiefs drum deck

The Kansas City Chiefs announced a new addition to Arrowhead Stadium recently through its official Twitter handle. The new feature is a special section in the upper deck called the “Drum Deck.” The “Drum Deck” will be located around section 335 and will house the famous drum...
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San Siro to be demolished

San Siro - June 2019 update

AC Milan and Inter Milan are planning to knock down San Siro and build a brand new stadium together on the same area of land, according to the Rossoneri’s president Paolo Scaroni, ESPN reported. The two clubs are collaborating on a joint project which, according to Scaroni, will see the...
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