Tag: Wimbledon


Spectators’ safety key in Wimbledon 2021

Wimbledon future plans 2022-2028

Following the publication of the UK Government’s ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) Main Board and Committee of Management met to consider some operational decisions in relation to planning for The Championships 2021 (read Wimbledon – the oldest tennis... » Read more


Breaking the proverbial glass ceiling

Women on the move

Women are breaking the glass ceiling and rubbing shoulders with men equally in boardrooms. And this counts for the sports venue sector as well. Gone are the days when women with pinstripes were a rare phenomenon. Today they are storming the male bastion with a vengeance. Below are three women who... » Read more


Few fans in Wimbledon as virus ‘strain’ on UK

Wimbledon 2021 with planned with reduced capacity

With the United Kingdom bearing the maximum brunt of the new COVID-19 strain, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) has said there will be a “reduced capacity” 2021 Wimbledon Championships, as fellow tennis Grand Slam the Australian Open got underway on February 8th with pandemic... » Read more


‘The Dons’ to play at ‘The Hoops’ home

AFC Wimbledon update - August 2020

As construction work on their new home ground Plough Lane Stadium continues, AFC Wimbledon is to begin the new English Football League (EFL) season at QPR’s stadium in London. ‘The Dons’ will play at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium – home ground of London-based football team, Queens... » Read more


Work on at ‘The Dons’ new residence

AFC Wimbledon update April 2020

Work continues to be on at the Plough Lane Stadium site – all set to be the future home of AFC Wimbledon later this year. The progress is good with the pitch continuing to be laid, the roof is on (apart from a couple of final panels) and the ground floor has now been cladded. New Plough Lane is a... » Read more


Chic facility to come up near Wimbledon tennis complex

Wimbledon AELTC - aerial view update August 2019

A £70m facility will come up adjoining the iconic Wimbledon Championship complex. Willmott Dixon of the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has been put in charge of the project. The new facility will include 12 new tennis courts (six indoor and six outdoor), new club house facilities, an... » Read more


Wimbledon reveals new £70m retractable roof on Court No 1

Wimbledon retractable roof on Court No 1

A new retractable roof was unveiled over Wimbledon’s No 1 court ahead of this summer’s competition. The new roof cost £70million and is identical to the one that has covered Centre Court since 2009. It was constructed by British company Sir Robert McAlpine over the course of three... » Read more


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