Tag: Sacramento


MLS Sacramento expansion plans come a cropper

Sacramento stadium in question after investor pulls out

The coronavirus pandemic which has played the role of ‘Death the Reaper’ globally has also sounded the death knell on Major League Soccer’s (MLS’s) expansion plans in Sacramento (California, US) with primary investor of the proposed team American billionaire businessman Ronald Wayne Burkle... » Read more


‘Kings’ digital arena experience for fans

Sacramento Kings virtual arena

With people in the United States still going through harrowing times due to COVID-19, in-person attendance of sporting events has almost become a distant dream. Keeping the above scenario in mind, the Sacramento Kings NBA basketball franchise has claimed a first for a professional sports team with... » Read more


GBAC STAR feather to Golden 1 Center hat

Golden 1 Center receives GBAC accreditation

The Golden 1 Center in California (US) announced recently that the arena has been bestowed the Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s (GBAC) STAR Facility Accreditation. Recognized as a gold standard, GBAC STAR is a performance-based accreditation program that means a facility has established the... » Read more


(Rail) yards Stadium work chugs on merrily

Sacramento Republic Stadium May 2020

The new Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium in Sacramento (California, US) is still on course for its scheduled completion in early 2022 notwithstanding the coronavirus pandemic. Construction should begin in the summer. COVID-19 beat to pulp the California region and some of the stringent public... » Read more


MLS expansion targets 30 teams

MLS expansion plan 2019

Major League Soccer (MLS) has unveiled plans to expand to 30 teams in the coming years, up from the previous target of 28 clubs that the league had established in December 2015, according to a media release on MLS’ official website. The decision was made by owners at board of governors... » Read more


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