Tag: US


Cloud over ‘Rays’ future in ‘Sunshine City’

St. Petersburg Tropicana Field

The City of St. Petersburg in Florida, US, has put in a request for proposals (RFP) process for the Tropicana Field site, urging potential applications to be flexible as regards whether the land will ultimately house a Major League Baseball (MLB) stadium. Tropicana Field, also commonly known as... » Read more


Dodgers Stadium revamp lends zing factor

Dodger Stadium Renovation complete July 2020

A $100 million redecoration of Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, US, that was first announced in 2019 and was scheduled to be wrapped up in March this year but got delayed due to the coronavirus bane which has thrown United States into total chaos, has finally been completed. The stadium not only got... » Read more


Virtual fans in MLB games a damp squib

MLB virtual fans

Fox Sports filling up the stands with virtual fans in otherwise empty stadia across US to broadcast its first Major League Baseball (MLB) game of the year on July 25th failed to strike a chord with actual fans. Major League Baseball is an American professional baseball organization and the oldest... » Read more


Sports venues world over pitch in to combat coronavirus

Stadiums used as hospitals combat coronavirus

The dreaded novel coronavirus is tightening its noose leaving 9, 81,258 people infected across the world and over 50,253 people have lost their lives so far globally. This is the second part of the series – ‘Stadium turning into hospitals to tackle COVID-19’. ‘The Coliseum’ carried out... » Read more


UnitedBid wins race to host 2026 World Cup

UnitedBid to host 2026 FIFA World Cup™

The joint UnitedBid 2026 by the US, Mexico and Canada was declared winner of the bid to host the 2026 World Cup on Wednesday, receiving 134 of the 203 votes to defeat the underdogs Morocco which polled 65 in the ballot at a FIFA Congress held in Moscow on the eve of this year’s World Cup. The... » Read more


Hawks recycle 12,500 seats from Philips Arena

Atlanta Hawks - Philips Arena

Philips Arena, home to NBA’s Atlanta Hawks, US, will have new seats as part of its venue renovation that are expected to complete this October. Around 12,500 seats were removed recently and 64 tons of recyclable materials have been separated, according to media reports. The recyclable materials... » Read more


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