Month: December 2019

‘Market sounding’ to begin for new arena in Brisbane

Brisbane Arena

A decision on which a lot of foot-dragging was done has finally been taken – the 18,000-seat entertainment precinct above Roma Street rail yards in Brisbane, Australia, will finally come up. Premier of Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk said that the Brisbane Live arena would be “put to market”... » Read more

Land deal struck for UK’s Cornwall Stadium

Cornwall Stadium

Cornish Pirates – the professional rugby union team in Penzance, UK – will get a new home soon. A deal has been struck for the land on which the 6,000-seat Stadium for Cornwall will be built to be transferred to the Cornish Pirates. The Stadium for Cornwall is a proposed multipurpose... » Read more

Fans go delirious as Charlotte lands MLS’s 30th team

Charlotte new stadium design

A humongous crowd of elated soccer fans squealed in delight outside a south Charlotte brewery – the most populous city in the US State of North Carolina – recently to celebrate the Queen City’s selection as Major League Soccer’s (MLS) 30th franchise. The announcement to this effect... » Read more

Würzburg arena plans firm despite no groundwork

Wuerzburg Arena

Plans to build a multiuse arena at Würzburg in Germany’s Bavaria region have gathered steam. It is a different matter that the groundwork for the same has still not been initiated – the application has not been filed, permit not issued and not even a single excavator has rolled on – for the... » Read more

Paris 2024 plans majestic arena to showcase urban sports

Paris 2024 update Nov 2019

A new 35,000-seat facility has been planned by the organizing committee for the 2024 Olympics in Paris with the aim of showcasing urban sports during the Games. Place de la Concorde will house a spectacular arena in the heart of the city for urban sports both during the Olympic and Paralympic... » Read more

Lincoln City’s seal of approval to naming rights deal

Lincoln City FC

Lincoln City Football Club based in Lincolnshire, England, has given its approval to a three-year naming rights alliance with the London North Eastern Railway (LNER). The deal will see the home arena of Lincoln City FC – the 10,120 capacity Sincil Bank – renamed LNER Stadium. Sincil Bank has... » Read more

‘Groundwater issue’ delays Munich facility opening

Munich SAP Arena

Contaminated groundwater has reportedly put off the opening of the multimillion dollar Munich SAP Garden. The 11,500-capacity indoor arena planned at Munich in Germany – which will be home to DEL club EHC Red Bull Munich (ice hockey team) and the basketball players of FC Bayern Munich –... » Read more

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