Tag: Madison Square Garden


Excelsior Pass to help US fans ‘pass’ muster

Mobile covid pass for Madison Square Garden

New York (US) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on March 3rd, 2021 a pilot program to test the Excelsior Pass during events at Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center in New York. The ‘New York State’ website stated that first announced in the Governor’s 2021 State of the State address and... » Read more


New York arenas open with strict COVID norms

New York venue requirements for fans

Following the recent announcement that Madison Square Garden (MSG) (US) will begin welcoming limited in-person fans for the American professional basketball team New York Knicks and the American professional ice hockey team New York Rangers games in accordance with State reopening guidelines, the... » Read more


Steve Ballmer prevails as deal struck to buy The Forum

The Forum Club - Los Angeles

The American professional basketball team Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has struck a deal with the multipurpose indoor arena in New York City – Madison Square Garden (MSG) – to buy The Forum for $400 million in cash, the team announced on Tuesday. The deal clears the path for the... » Read more


MSG makes ‘significant progress’ on business spin-offs

Madison Square Garden (MSG) revealed the proposed spin-off

The multipurpose indoor arena in New York City – Madison Square Garden (MSG) – revealed the proposed spin-off of its entertainment businesses from its sports businesses, naming the intended leadership team for the new units. MSG informed that it is continuing to make “important progress” on... » Read more


AEG accused of waging PR war on MSG Sphere

AEG vs MSG The Sphere London

AEG Europe, owner and operator of London’s O2 arena, created a residents’ group to oppose rival Madison Square Garden’s plans for a new venue in east London, according to an investigative report by The Times. The Times reported that AEG hired media agency Sans Frontières Associates to... » Read more


Chinese basketball team plans swanky new stadium in Chengdu

Chinese Basketball Association new stadium - Yutang Sports

Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) team Sichuan Jinqiang Blue Whale Basketball Club has kicked off the construction of a new stadium project, the Sichuan Jinqiang International Sports Events Center, in Wenjiang District, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, the home city of the club, China’s sports... » Read more


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