Tag: China


No lotus design for China football facility

China Guangzhou Stadium update July 2020

Plans have changed for the world’s largest professional football stadium at Guangzhou in China. The 100,000-capacity Guangzhou Evergrande Football Stadium will no longer be in the shape of a lotus as was originally planned. The vision in Guangzhou has changed and a significantly different plan is... » Read more


Shanghai district thinks big on esports

ESP Esports Center Shangai

Putuo district in Shanghai, China, may soon boast a new esports arena. The venue will be developed as Shanghai’s business district tries to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic. The ESP ESports Experience Center will cover 36,000m2 in Putuo’s Changfeng business district. The esports arena... » Read more


Minsk all set to get second national stadium

Belarus Minsk

Though they boast the multipurpose facility – Dinamo Stadium in Minsk – Belarus is all set to get a second national stadium which will be soccer-specific. And, in terms of capacity, it will be 50 percent bigger. Along plans that have been in the offing for nearly a decade, the new... » Read more


Stadia turn into hospitals to handle COVID-19 outbreak

Pacaembu Stadium

As COVID-19 has made a mess of all sporting events the world over, few stadiums are being put to alternative use – they are being used as hospitals, and also being put to other use in countries where coronavirus cases are rising by the day.   Pacaembu Stadium Pacaembu Stadium in downtown... » Read more


First esport arena to spring up at Rizhao in China

China AFL Rizhao

A major new sports and leisure campus will spring up in the city of Rizhao in eastern China. Site works are due to commence on the first stage of the project this Spring. The arena will be equipped with futuristic facilities for the community and use by the pick of athletes. The campus will be... » Read more


AFL Architects unveil design of China training complex

AFL Architects unveil design of China training complex

International sports practice with their people-centric designs, AFL Architects, has made available the final renders for a 22Ha training complex in China. It is Dalian Yifang FC’s new football training complex. The design has been created to serve dual purpose – to create a facility which... » Read more


Shanghai Tennis Masters ticketing strategy pay off

Shanghai Tennis Masters at Qizhong Tennis Centre

The new ticketing strategy adopted by the organizers at the 2019 Shanghai Tennis Masters has paid off – there has been a 20 per cent rise in attendances. The 11th edition of the event held at the Qizhong Tennis Centre at Shanghai in China was attended by 150,000 spectators. To increase... » Read more


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