Argentina upset MCG Superclásico apple cart

Brazil versus Argentina at MCG cancelled

Brazil’s international friendly against Argentina scheduled for Melbourne, Australia, in June has been canceled. The ‘ESPN’ stated that the June 11th match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) had been planned as part of Brazil’s preparations for the World Cup later this year, but the... » Read more


Wembley goes inclusive with sensory rooms

Wembley Stadium to install sensory rooms

The Wembley Stadium (UK) has opened two new multipurpose sensory rooms to better accommodate neurodivergent guests for matchdays and live events. The ‘Access All Areas’ stated that the new rooms at the 90,000-capacity venue, which is owned by the Football Association (FA), has been created to... » Read more


Major reconditioning of Liberty Stadium

University of Memphis stadium renovation

Major renovations are coming to Memphis’ (Tennessee, US) Liberty Stadium. The ‘Fox 13’ stated that the University of Memphis and the City of Memphis announced plans to pursue a $150-$200 million project to renovate and modernize the home of Memphis Tigers Football. The 58,325-capacity Liberty... » Read more


COVID pushes back Chengdu FISU games to 2023

World University Games Chengdu postponed again

The World University Games in Chengdu (Sichuan, China) have been postponed until 2023. With COVID-19 continuing to clobber China, health and safety concerns regarding the fatal respiratory disease were reportedly the reason for the postponement, with doubts over the Games coming following numerous... » Read more


Arctos Sports all set to ‘Elevate’ business

Arctos invests into Elevate Sports Ventures

The private equity platform Arctos Sports Partners (US) has closed its investment into global consulting firm Elevate Sports Ventures, the latest addition to a rapidly growing portfolio of sports teams and other related businesses. The ‘yahoo!sports’ stated that Arctos, which has raised at... » Read more


COVID make mincemeat of China sport calendar

China cancels Asian Cup 2023

China will no longer host the 2023 Asian Cup finals due to the COVID-19 situation in the country, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on May 14th, adding that it will decide on a new host in due course. The ‘Reuters’ stated that the event, which is played every four years and features... » Read more


Villarreal CF ambitious venue makeover plans

Villareal CF new stadium

The LaLiga club Villarreal CF (Spain) presented refurbishment plans of its residence on May 11th – the Ceramics Stadium. The revamp work began on May 16th and will continue till the end of December. Villarreal CF will play its first game at the renovated Ceramic Stadium once the World Cup in... » Read more


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