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Edinburgh Opens New $43.5M Sports Facilty At Hariot-Watt University

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 24 / 16

Scotland "now has a new world-class sports facility" in Edinburgh after the £33M ($43.5M) Oriam building "was delivered on time and on budget," according to the Scotland DAILY RECORD. The building at Heriot-Watt University "will be used" by the Scottish FA , Scottish Rugby, Basketball Scotland...

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