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Monza To Sign Three-Year Deal To Keep F1 Italian Grand Prix Through '19

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 01 / 16

Italian Grand Prix chiefs "expect to sign a new three-year contract" with F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone this weekend to keep the race at Monza, "ending fears the race could drop off the calendar," according to Roberto Chinchero of MOTORSPORT. Automobile Club of Italy President Angelo Sticchi Damiani...

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Rangers Match Delayed For 10 Minutes

Scottish Championship side Rangers' league match with Dumbarton "was held up for 10 minutes amid safety concerns over the stadium roof on Tuesday night," according to David Wood of the London DAILY MAIL. The start to the second half was delayed as around 740 Rangers fans had to be moved to the ...

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Populous Reveals Images Of Bristol Arena

The latest visuals of Populous' "competition-winning scheme" for Bristol’s new £91M ($136M) arena have been revealed, according to Laura Mark of ARCHITECTS JOURNAL. The updated scheme for the 12,000-seat venue was submitted for planning earlier this week as part of two applications ...

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AFL Plans To Boost Stadium Security

The Australian Football League will "significantly boost security at stadiums across Australia next season, while fans at the Boxing Day Test will also be subject to more stringent searches at the MCG in the wake of the Paris terror attacks," according to Caroline Wilson of THE AGE. Following a nati ...

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Chelsea Submits Plans For New Stadium

Chelsea announced on Tuesday that it submitted a planning application to re-develop its Stamford Bridge ground "into a new 60,000-seater stadium," according to Martyn Herman of REUTERS. The current ground, which dates back to 1877 and has been home to the west London club since 1905, holds only ...

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Barcelona Seeks Naming Rights Deal

Barcelona wants a naming rights deal for Camp Nou to "become a reality as soon as possible," according to Toni Frieros of SPORT. The idea is for the search for this strategic partner "to begin in December." Because these types of negotiations "tend to last for more than a year," the club needs a "sp ...

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Tokyo To Foot At Least $33M Of Stadium Bill

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is reportedly "likely to agree to shoulder more than" 40B yen ($33M) of the 155B yen ($1.3B) price tag for the new National Stadium, according to the JAPAN TIMES. Final talks "are underway to spell out the metro government’s share of the costs." The stadium, w ...

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Facility Notes

The K Club is gearing up to host the 2016 Irish Open. As part of the preparations the Straffen club "has undergone" a €20M ($21.2M) program of extension and renovation, doubling its number of guest bedrooms from 70 to 140 and adding a new bar and conference room in the process ( IRISH INDEPEND ...

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Pat Howard Defends State Of Pitches

Cricket Australia Exec GM of Team Performance Pat Howard admits the WACA Ground wicket "was too flat" but is adamant there is "no national pitch problem," according to the AAP. Howard has "already debriefed WACA management following the drawn second Test, in which all manner of run-scoring ...

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Everton Blames LCC For Stadium Delays

Premier League side Everton CEO Robert Elstone blamed Liverpool City Council for a "lack of progress on building a new stadium," saying the club "cannot do it on its own," according to the BBC. Elstone said that the club needed the council to "commit to investing in the project before it could go ah ...

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IBM Launches Global Consortium

IBM announced its Sports & Entertainment Global Consortium, which was created to design, build and deliver the ultimate fan experience. IBM also announced the new Sports, Entertainment & Fan Experience consulting practice led by Jim Rushton, who joins IBM after serving as CRO of the NFL Mia ...

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