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German State Government Will Increase Financial Support For New Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 01 / 15

The German state of Baden-Württemberg "will increase its financial support for the construction of 2nd Bundesliga side SC Freiburg's new stadium," according to Roland Muschel of BADISCHE ZEITUNG. The state government will reportedly contribute a total of €16M ($18M). A corresponding "lette...

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Gerflor Acquires Court Maker Connor

U.S.-based sports court manufacturer Connor Sport Court Int’l was acquired in a stock purchase by int’l floor manufacturer Gerflor on Wednesday. Connor -- which has two U.S. manufacturing sites and 250 employees -- is now part of Gerflor's massive global presence, which includes 2,500 em ...

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Safety Of French Ice Rinks Questioned

After the death on Sunday of an 8-year-old spectator who was hit in the head by a puck during a French Division 1 ice hockey game between Dunkirk and Reims, a preliminary investigation "was opened by the Dunkirk Prosecutor’s office to determine the exact circumstances of the accident," accordi ...

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Lazio President Says Roma Ground At Risk

Serie A side Lazio President Claudio Lotito believes that the AS Roma ground "is at risk at not being built because of safety concerns," according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. Roma has recently announced plans to "build their own stadium in the near future, but their city rivals have expressed doubts about t ...

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Connor Sports Awards Court To ISF

U.S.-based sports court manufacturer Connor Sports will provide a court surface to support Cambodia's IndoChina Starfish Foundation's (ISF) football program. Connor Sports selected the ISF as the recipient of a professional-grade Sport Court surface after receiving applications from more than 28 cou ...

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TSB Bank Renews Wellington Partnership

The Wellington, New Zealand City Council has formally signed an agreement with TSB Bank to continue the bank's brand association and leverage with the TSB Bank Arena -- and now also with the adjacent Shed 6 convention center -- for 10 more years. The two facilities will be known as the TSB Bank Aren ...

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Russian Investor Buys Nürburgring Stake

Russian investor Viktor Kharitonin has bought a "majority stake in the financially troubled" Nuerburgring race track in Germany, the track's administrator said on Thursday, according to Alexander Huebner of REUTERS. Kharitonin's holding company has bought a "two-thirds stake in the track from race ...

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Kia Oval Chooses NCR Venue Management

London's Kia Oval cricket ground chose technology company NCR and its channel partner, Centegra, to improve the food, drink and hospitality experience for supporters at its cricket ground. Kia Oval deployed NCR hospitality software and technology solutions that will be operated by Levy Restaurants U ...

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Euro 2016 Prep To Provide 20,000 Jobs

French Sports Minister Patrick Kanner said that construction and renovation of the 10 football stadia to be used for Euro 2016 is "generating a total of 20,000 jobs in the building and services sector," according to David Owen of INSIDE THE GAMES. Kanner told MPs that work on the venues in Bordeaux, ...

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Rio Golf Course, Developer Given Deadline

Brazilian judge Eduardo Antonio Klausner has given the city of Rio de Janeiro and a local developer a "deadline to decide whether they are willing to make changes to the Olympic golf course design, which could help settle a legal dispute that is threatening its completion in time for the 2016 Games, ...

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Poland's I Liga Pushing Stadium Upgrades

Poland's I Liga, the second tier of the country's professional football league, is "pushing local clubs to upgrade their stadiums with the aim of securing a new broadcasting rights deal," according to Jaroslaw Adamowski of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Starting in the '15-16 season, the sides will be ...

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