Featured Story

Russia's Samara Region Proposes New Facilities In Addition To Kosmos Arena

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 22 / 15

Russia's build for the 2018 World Cup is having a "knock-on effect for other sports with Samara being the latest to announce that as well as the new Kosmos Arena, the region is proposing a number of other new sports facilities," according to Paul Nicholson of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. At a meeting with...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, Russia

More Stories

04/30/15
Facility Notes

By setting aside 7,200 seats for its members to rent personal seat licenses in the Arena Corinthians, Brasileiro side Corinthians "expects to profit" R$60M ($20.3M). The club's objective to "end the emptiness of the West Section" of the stadium will begin on Friday, with seat rentals ranging fr ...

Tags: Facilities, Brazil

04/29/15
Millbrook Plans $40M Development

Millbrook Resort plans to spend NZ$50M ($38.6M) on a new golf and residential development, according to David Williams of the NEW ZEALAND HERALD. The Arrowtown golf and spa resort "co-hosted the New Zealand Golf Open in March." It bought the neighboring 66 hectares Dalgleish Farm in the "h ...

Tags: Facilities, Australia

04/29/15
AC Milan Clears First Stadium Hurdle

AC Milan has "cleared the first hurdle" in its quest for a new stadium, with the plan among those approved by land owner Fondazione Fiera Milano, according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. The Rossoneri are "planning to build a new arena in the Portello area of the city," with its bid just one of many submi ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

04/28/15
Maracanã May Need $5M Tunnel Widening

Maracanã stadium's field entry tunnels may need to be widened for the Olympic Games opening ceremonies but those "will not be paid for by the Rio de Janeiro state government," according to Leonardo Filipo of GLOBO ESPORTE. State Secretary of Rio de Janeiro Leonardo Espíndola said, ...

Tags: Facilities, Brazil

04/28/15
Glasgow Sports Hall Given Go-Ahead

Glasgow-based architecture firm Burnet Bell has been given the go-ahead for a £6.5M ($9.9M) sports hall outside Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art, according to Laura Mark of ARCHITECTS JOURNAL. The firm's scheme received "more than 20 letters of objection." The project for St. Aloysius Colleg ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

04/28/15
Aventa Plans To Build $500M Welsh Circuit

London investment company Aventa Capital Partners Dir Michael Carrick is "trying to explain" why his company wants to build an int'l motor racing circuit in "one of the poorest parts" of the U.K., according to John Murray Brown of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Carrick’s plan envisages a 5.1km circ ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

04/26/15
Ajax Could Buyout Amsterdam ArenA

Dutch Eredivisie side Ajax "is considering the possibility of making a buy-out offer for a majority stake in the Amsterdam ArenA," according to Zack Newmark of NL TIMES. Voetbal Int'l reported Ajax Managing Dir Michael Kinsbergen "drew up a medium-term plan in which the potential purchase is include ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

04/24/15
Qatar Releases Al Rayyan Stadium Design

Qatar unveiled the design for its fifth World Cup stadium, "a 40,000-seater ground built in 'the gateway to the desert' and featuring air conditioning for the comfort of players and fans," according to Oliver Todd of the London DAILY MAIL. The Al Rayyan Stadium "is inspired by sand dunes" and its d ...

Tags: Facilities, Middle East

04/24/15
HK Official Slams Legislative Committee

Top sports official Terry Smith added his voice to the "chorus of disapproval" over delays in funding approval for the proposed Kai Tak sports hub, highlighting the irony of what he called "political bloody-mindedness," according to Alvin Sallay of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. Smith, a member of th ...

Tags: Facilities, China

04/24/15
Tiger Woords To Redo Chinese Golf Club

Tiger Woods will "redo a 27-hole facility," currently called Holiday Golf Club, that will reopen as Pacific Links National Golf Club, according to Bob Harig of ESPN. Woods is "headed to Asia this weekend" for a series of clinics in addition to announcing the golf course design project in China. ...

Tags: Facilities, Asia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug