Detroit conjures a dream with groundbreaking of $650mn new hockey arena

Detroit Hockey Arena

Hockey fans in Detroit will be enthused by a new arena in two years time. The $650-million arena in Woodward Avenue, just north of downtown, will host the Detroit Red Wings, currently based out of Joe Louis Arena, which was opened in 1979. On September 25, Detroit held a groundbreaking for the...
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Saudi King orders construction of 11 new stadia

Saudi King orders construction

King Abdullah Football Stadium and Sports City to be the templates for the new sports complexes Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build 11 new stadia – three more than Qatar is constructing for the football World Cup. Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, on...
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AIFF vows to make FIFA U-17 World Cup a ‘grand success’

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017

Having won the hosting rights for the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, India now has three years to prepare for the mega event. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has already promised to make the event a ‘grand success’. Following the inauguration of a new government in India in May, an AIFF...
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The six stadiums for 2019 Asian Cup

2019 Asian Cup

In less than four years, the UAE is poised to host its largest and most prestigious football tournament – the 2019 Asian Cup. The Asian Cup was last held in the UAE in 1996, when Saudi Arabia defeated the hosts in the final, via a penalty shootout. The 2019 Asian Cup has been expanded from 16...
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