MLS holds off major tentpole events

MLS canceled competitions May 2020

Global COVID-19 outbreak has forced Major League Soccer (MLS) to cancel three major tentpole events involving Liga MX clubs this year. The All-Star Game between MLS and Liga MX players as well as planned interleague competitions, the Leagues Cup and Campeones Cup, have all been called off. It is... » Read more


Sri Lanka cricket stadium plans put on hold

Sri Lanka R Premadasa Stadium

The project to build a major new cricket stadium in Homoagama, Colombo district in Sri Lanka, has been suspended following an order by the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. It was supposed to be the island’s biggest international cricket stadium. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and the... » Read more


‘Technology cannot steal stadia thunder’

Coliseum GSVA Henk Markerink May 2020 interview

The COVID-19 pandemic has put people’s lives worldwide on the edge – the world is almost at the crossroads today. The global economy is bleeding white. The pandemic has upended all areas of life – and sports are no exception. The sporting calendar has gone totally topsy-turvy. Professional... » Read more


Additional loan for SoFi Stadium approved

SoFi Stadium construction May 2020 update

National Football League (NFL) owners have voted unanimously to provide Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke with an additional $500m (£408.1m/€456.7m) in financing to help complete SoFi Stadium – the most expensive football stadium in history. Media reports stated that the funding was... » Read more


National Rugby League venues announced

Australia National Rugby League

The six venues that will be utilized during the first phase of the National Rugby League’s resumption from May 28 have been announced by the Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC). Australian Rugby League (ARL) Commissioner Wayne Pearce formally announced recently that the National Rugby... » Read more


Two venues not confirmed for Euro 2021

Euro 2021 update May 2020 - Wembley

The two host venues that are reportedly yet to furnish the requisite legal guarantees to stage the postponed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament next year are Wembley Stadium in United Kingdom and Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Henk Markerink, CEO, Johan Cruijff ArenA, Netherlands, is the... » Read more


Fans’ help sought to design West End Stadium

FC Cincinnati stand design

Fans have been asked to pitch in to help choose the under-construction West End Stadium bowl seating design. The stadium authorities want to finalize the bowl seating design at West End Stadium in an organically-focused way. When West End Stadium opens in Spring 2021, FC Cincinnati’s future home... » Read more


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