Featured Story

Nine Corners At Sepang Circuit Altered Ahead Of Malaysian Grand Prix

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 28 / 16

Nine corners at the Sepang circuit "have been renovated ahead of this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix," which organizers promise "will provide a new challenge for drivers," according to Nate Saunders of ESPN.com. Malaysia's race "dropped to the lower end of the calendar" for '16 after several ye...

Read More

Tags: Asia, Facilities

More Stories

Facility Notes

West Ham United  co-Chair  David Gold  said that the government was "lucky" that the club was moving into the  Olympic Stadium  this summer because it has stopped the stadium from becoming a "white elephant." The club "will move in as tenants from the start of next sea ...

Tags: Facilities

Hong Kong Should Build More Facilities

Organizers of the weekend’s C3fit Action Asia Challenge "hailed Hong Kong’s first-ever professionally designed mountain-bike trail at Tai Lam Country Park and called on the government to build more world-class facilities" for adventure enthusiasts, according to Nazvi Careem of the SOUTH ...

Tags: Facilities, China

Russia Stops Work On World Cup Stadium

Russia's Sports Minister said that construction work "has stopped on a stadium that will host 2018 World Cup games in the city of Samara," according to the AP. Vitaly Mutko, who also sits on FIFA's governing council, told the R-Sport agency that "in Samara, the stadium has come to a halt; this issue ...

Tags: Facilities, Russia

Dubai To Build New $817M Stadium

A stadium with a seating capacity of 60,000 "will be set up at Dubai Club in Al Aweer, Dubai," according to Alaric Gomes of GULF NEWS. The stadium, which will cost 3B Dirham ($817M), will be named after Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. The stadium "is unique for its design ...

Tags: Facilities, Middle East

Stadium Operators Want Higher Rent

Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin "could be suffering a financial hit after Olympic Stadium operators asked for a drastically increased rent," according to Roberto Lamprecht of BILD. Hertha's rental agreement with the stadium will expire in '17. Initial discussions between the club and stadium operators ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

Newcastle Racecourse Fit For Racing

The British Horseracing Authority has deemed Newcastle Racecourse’s new £12M ($17.4M) tapeta all-weather track "fit for racing," according to Jamie Hardesty of BDAILY. As well as the investment to build the track, complete with the first ever floodlit straight mile, racecourse owner Aren ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

Montpellier To Build New $148M Stadium

Ligue 1 side Montpellier President and city Mayor Philippe Saurel announced Wednesday the club “will replace its historic Stade de la Mosson and build a new 25,000-seat stadium” by ’20 or ’21, according to L’ÉQUIPE. Saurel said, “The city is working on a pr ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

Facility Notes

Rugby Football Union Championship side  Doncaster  "will play home games at the  Keepmoat Stadium " next season if it is promoted to the Premiership while temporary facilities are installed at Castle Park to meet the Minimum Standards Criteria. The club leads Yorkshire Carnegie 30-17 ...

Tags: Facilities

MCG Pitches Makeover Plan

A billion-dollar Melbourne Cricket Ground makeover plan "has been pitched to the government to maintain the sport's precinct as the world's best and ensure maximum entertainment and security for patrons," according to McClure, Dowling & Preiss of THE AGE. The plan, commissioned by the Melbourne ...

Tags: Australia, Facilities

Methods For Lay Equipment Outdated

In an age when cricket’s success is tied to TV audience, "primitive methods are still used to lay broadcast equipment, mainly cables, that relay matches into living rooms," according to Khurram Habib of the HINDUSTAN TIMES. Currently, "the broadcaster hires an equipment company which ...

Tags: Facilities, India

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug