Tag: Canada

Plush-palatial look for FirstOntario Centre

OVG first Canadian project

When Los Angeles-based Oak View Group (OVG), a global sports and entertainment company, went looking for its first arena project North of the border, it found its sweet spot in Hamilton. ‘The Globe and Mail’ stated that the 19,000-capacity FirstOntario Centre (formerly Copps Coliseum) may have... » Read more

FIFA 2026 show hit-and-miss Host Cities

FIFA host cities for 2026 World Cup announced

A significant milestone on the road to the FIFA World Cup 2026™ was reached on June 16th as the 16 Host Cities that are due to stage matches at the first edition of football’s showpiece to feature 48 teams were unveiled by FIFA. The ‘FIFA’ stated that the highly anticipated announcement was... » Read more

Toronto, Vancouver FIFA 2026 show Host Cities

2 cities confirmed for 2026 FIFA World Cup

The high-stakes contest to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ has its first two winners. The ‘FRONT OFFICE SPORTS’ stated that Toronto and Vancouver (Canada) have reportedly been selected to host 10 games between them in the 48-team global tournament. Edmonton (Canada) is reportedly out of the... » Read more

theScore to ‘score’ off with ‘lofty’ golf

Skyline seats at Canadian Open

Drones hovering over the action on the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Tour just isn’t enough these days. People actually want that view for their own two eyes, no machines necessary. Well, other than a crane hoisting them up there. The Professional Golfers Association is the usual term... » Read more

Vancouver candidate Host City for FIFA show

Vancouver candidate host city for WC 2026

After a change of heart by the province, FIFA has now named Vancouver (Canada) as an official candidate to hold games during the Men’s 2026 World Cup tournament co-hosted by the United States, Mexico and Canada. The ‘CBC News’ stated that in a release, the organization that governs... » Read more

Rogers Centre ‘mid-term revamp plan’ gets nod

Toronto Blue Jays Rogers Centre renovation

The Major League Baseball (MLB) team Toronto Blue Jays have gained approval for significant renovations to their Rogers Centre home in downtown Toronto (Canada), with work expected to be split over the next two offseasons. The ‘Major League Baseball’ quoted Toronto Blue Jays President and Chief... » Read more

Woodbine Entertainment set soccer goals

Toronto eyes new stadium

Woodbine Entertainment is partnering with private investors to build a soccer training facility and soccer-specific stadium near Toronto (Canada). The ‘SN’ stated that Woodbine confirmed on March 23rd that it will designate a portion of its land for construction of the venues with the goal of... » Read more

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