Featured Story

West Ham, London Stadium In Legal Dispute Over Plans For Additional Seats

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 15 / 17

Premier League side West Ham and its London Stadium landlords are "involved in a legal dispute over plans for 3,000 additional seats," according to the London TELEGRAPH. West Ham is the lead tenant of the former Olympic Stadium on a £2.5M ($3...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

More Stories

08/16/17
Wimbledon Secures £175M Loan For Roof

The All England Lawn Tennis Club took out a £175M ($225.1M) loan facility to "finance the construction of a retractable roof" over Wimbledon's No. 1 court and "other improvements," according to Martyn Ziegler of the LONDON TIMES. The roof will cost £71M ($91.3M) and "should be completed ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

08/16/17
Facility Notes

Premier League side Bournemouth  announced a renewed sponsorship deal for stadium naming rights at Dean Court . The club's home will be known as  Vitality Stadium . No details of value were revealed, but it was described as "one of the ...

Tags: Facilities

08/15/17
Rugby Union Execs Call For Renovations

Australia's rugby union execs "have urged action to address the dilapidated state of Allianz Stadium" as the state government prepares to spend more than A$1B ($790M) on upgrades to ANZ Stadium, according to Andrew Clennell of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Allianz is described as a "dangerous dea ...

Tags: Australia, Facilities

08/15/17
Aussie Government 'Committed' To AIS

Australian Federal Sports Minister Greg Hunt "hosed down speculation" the Australian Institute of Sport will close as a center of excellence for athletes and be "converted to an administrative hub" for national sports organizations, according to Roy Masters of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Sports execs ...

Tags: Australia, Facilities

08/15/17
Facility Notes

Premier League side Bournemouth submitted a planning application to the Borough of Poole for a " new multi-million pound training complex ." The club recently acquired the 57-acre former Canford Magna Golf Club site and is "planning a phased development to eventually house the first team, developm ...

Tags: Facilities

08/14/17
Swansea City Close To Stadium Deal

Premier League side Swansea City is reportedly "very close" to agreeing to a deal to "take over ownership of its Liberty Stadium home," according to the BBC. Swansea's American owners "have been locked in talks with the city's council," which built the £27M venue. The club and Premie ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

08/11/17
Man City's Stadium Redo Nearly Complete

Man City Manager Pep Guardiola will move into the club's new "state-of-the-art dressing room" next week after work on the Etihad's redevelopment has been completed, according to Jack Gaughan of the London DAILY MAIL. The renovated circular home roo ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

08/11/17
Facility Notes

League One side Bristol Rovers " plan to remain " at Memorial Stadium for the long-term, club Owner Wael al-Qadi confirmed. After abandoning plans for a new ground at the University of West of England last week, al-Qadi said that the club will "now look to redevelop" its current ground. The cl ...

Tags: Facilities

08/10/17
Liverpool Makes Summer Improvements

Liverpool "used the summer break to make over 70 improvements to Anfield" ahead of the start of the '17-18 season, according to Glenn Price of ESPN.com. The club "installed a new pitch, expanded the Kop stand and will soon open up a bigger retail store." The construction work in and around the stadi ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

08/10/17
ACT Government Hoping For Clarity

The ACT government "hopes to get clarity" on the future of Canberra Stadium at a series of meetings which "could pave the way for a deal with the Australian Sports Commission," according to Chris Dutton of the CANBERRA TIMES. The commission is "in the middle of an asset review and the development of ...

Tags: Facilities, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug