Featured Story

MotorSport Vision CEO Palmer No Longer Interested In Silverstone Takeover

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 24 / 17

MotorSport Vision CEO Jonathan Palmer is "no longer interested in taking over Silverstone, the home of Formula 1's British Grand Prix," according to Matt James of AUTOSPORT. The ex-grand prix driver and father of current Renault F1 racer Jolyon made an official bid for the circuit last year. However...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

More Stories

09/20/16
Manchester Stadia Boosting Economy

Sports stadiums across Greater Manchester "are providing a boost to the city region’s economy in innumerable ways," according to Ben Rooth of the MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS. They are "driving the regeneration of entire communities while simultaneously providing those areas with their own dis ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

09/20/16
Infront Launches D-Servant

Infront Sports & Media launched a new digital solution for professional hospitality and guest management in the German market. D-Servant digitizes the entire hospitality process -- simplifying all related activities from ticket purchasing through the actual match and visiting the stadium. The ap ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

09/19/16
London Stadium Hires New Security Chief

London Stadium bosses have appointed former Metropolitan Police Chief Chris Allison "in a bid to end the crowd trouble at West Ham's home matches," according to Liam Prenderville of the London DAILY MIRROR. Saturday's 4-2 defeat to Watford was "marred by clashes involving Hammers' support." Wes ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

09/19/16
Man City Sprays Pitch With Garlic

Man City is spraying the Etihad Stadium pitch "with garlic to prevent parasites damaging" its pristine surface, according to Jack Gaughan of the London DAILY MAIL. Ground staff could be seen covering the turf with liters of liquid after Wednesday n ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

09/16/16
New Owners For Belle Vue

Inside Media reported Belle Vue Stadium, the 120-year old home of Super League club Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, "has been sold to 88m Group," according to RUNNING RUGBY. The stadium "was sold after several months of strong interest," having been marketed initially at a guide price of £600 ...

Tags: Facilities

09/15/16
Tottenham Opens Naming Talks With QIA

Tottenham Hotspur has "opened talks with the Qatar Investment Authority" over a naming-rights deal for the redeveloped White Hart Lane, according to Erik Eriksson of the LONDON TIMES. The club’s success in selling more than 80,000 tickets for its first Champions League game at Wembley aga ...

Tags: Facilities, Middle East, United Kingdom

09/14/16
Pallotta Hopes To Open Stadium In '19

Serie A side AS Roma President James Pallotta is "very, very confident" over the new stadium, and "hopes to open it" in '19, according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. Pallotta had a meeting with Lazio Region President Nicola Zingaretti, and believes "there has been progress toward breaking ground on the St ...

Tags: Europe, Facilities

09/14/16
Ruskell Hits Out Tennis Center Plans

One of Scotland’s "most prominent" Green Party politicians "condemned Judy Murray’s plans for a multi million pound tennis and golf centre in the countryside near Andy and Jamie’s home town of Dunblane," according to the the SCOTSMAN. MSP Mark Ruskell said that the proposal -- for ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

09/14/16
LNR Adopts Stadium Modernization Plan

The French National Rugby League (LNR) exec board on Tuesday adopted “a financial incentive mechanism to ensure Top14 and ProD2 clubs engage in modernizing their stadiums,” according to Richard Escot of L’ÉQUIPE. The new “Stadium Label” includes two levels: Pro a ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

09/13/16
Oldham Rugby Club Surrenders Lease

Oldham’s rugby league club "has not paid any rent on its ground virtually all season," according to Neal Keeling of the MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS. Now the club "has surrendered its lease to the owners, Oldham council," to which it owes £70,000 ($93,300). Negotiations as to whethe ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug