Tag: Belgium

Belgium, Netherlands to host 2026 hockey show

Netherland and Belgium to co-host Hockey WC 2026

Belgium and the Netherlands will jointly host the men’s and women’s FIH Hockey World Cups in 2026, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) confirmed on November 3rd. ‘olympics.com’ stated that the two FIH Hockey World Cups will take place simultaneously in July or August 2026 in... » Read more

Spa to bloom in Belgian flag colors!

The Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in new colors

The Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) track is recognized worldwide by its yellow and red rumble strips in the colors of Wallonia (French-speaking region of Southern Belgium). ‘Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps’ stated that from now on the run-off areas of the Raidillon of Eau Rouge (car racing... » Read more

Diamond League Final at Zürich-Brussels

Diamond League Finals in Zurich and Brussels

The Wanda Diamond League Final will be held alternately in Zürich (Switzerland) and Brussels (Belgium) between 2024 and 2027. The ‘World Athletics’ stated that the above announcement was made following a decision by the Diamond League Association’s General Assembly in March. The Diamond... » Read more

‘The Smurfs’ home to boast tech muscle

KRC Genk stadium naming rights

The IT service management company Cegeka has become the new title sponsor of the Belgian professional football club Racing Genk’s stadium (Belgium), expanding a relationship that goes back to the Summer of 2019. The ‘Consultancy.eu’ stated that two years ago, the Belgium-headquartered IT... » Read more

Belgium racing circuit head honcho ‘killed’

Spa Francorchamps CEO killed

Spa Francorchamps circuit management – motor racing circuit located in Belgium – have confirmed the death of Nathalie Maillet, their popular head honcho with reports suggesting that a domestic incident involving her husband has resulted in her death together with that of a close friend,... » Read more

Nod for ‘Les Rouches’ home capacity increase

Standard Liege got final approval for new stadium

The Belgian professional football club – Standard Liege – have been given the green light to expand their stadium capacity – Stade Maurice Dufrasne – from 28,700 to 32,000. ‘Inside World Football’ stated that the Stade Maurice Dufrasne boasts steep stands which are not... » Read more

Residents sulk over Club Brugge venue plans

Club Brugge stadium updates May 2021

The Belgian professional football club – Club Brugge – idea of a new stadium within the Olympia site where their present residence – Jan Breydel Stadium is housed – has already met with stiff resistance from 125 residents. Club Brugge’s planned venue has been in the works... » Read more