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AS Roma Reaches Stadium Deal With Mayor, City Officials

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 27 / 17

Serie A side AS Roma "struck a deal with city officials over building a new stadium in the Italian capital, opening the way for a project meant to boost" the club's revenue, according to Agnieszka Flak of REUTERS. The 52,500-seat Stadio Della Roma, to be built in the city's southwest, was originally...

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Images Show New No. 1 Court

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Fulham Appoints Heatherwick Studio

Redevelopment work on the Riverside stand at League Championship side Fulham’s Craven Cottage home "will be overseen by Heatherwick Studio," according to Aaron Gourley of FC BUSINESS. Club Chair Shahid Khan has "personally commissioned Heatherwick Studio, led by celebrated designer Thomas Heat ...

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Tokyo 2020 In Talks With Jingu Officials

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Organizing Committee on Tuesday "met for the first time with relevant authorities of Jingu Stadium to discuss the six-month closure of Japan’s second-oldest pro baseball stadium," according to KYODO. Olympic organizers met with Meiji Jingu Gaien, which manages the roofl ...

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Wanderers Denied Training Run

A request from the Australian Football League for the grass at the Adelaide Oval to remain at a longer length for the match between Adelaide and Fremantle on Saturday "will deny Western Sydney Wanderers and Adelaide United the chance to familiarise themselves with playing conditions at the ground un ...

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Sharks In Talks For Stadium Move

Super Rugby side Sharks is in talks with Durban, South Africa "over the possibility of playing home matches at the Moses Mabhida Stadium," according to OMNISPORT. The club currently plays home matches at the adjacent Kings Park Stadium, but "discussions are underway over a move to the Moses Mab ...

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Anfield To Stage Four Nations Final

Rugby league "will return to Anfield for the first time in almost two decades later this year after the Rugby Football League confirmed that the iconic home of Liverpool will be the venue for the 2016 Four Nations final," according to Aaron Bower of the London GUARDIAN. Six venues will be used for t ...

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Barcelona Presents New Camp Nou

Barcelona presented the New Camp Nou on Thursday, showing a design that aims to emphasize the spirit of being open to everyone. The club's Board of Directors, including President Josep Maria Bartomeu, along with a number of other execs, and current and former players and coaches attended t ...

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Stoke City Announces Expansion Plans

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South Korea's tax office "has decided to lift a controversial ban on beer vendors at baseball stadiums ," officials said Thursday, "apparently giving into an outcry from angry fans." Starting Monday, "beer boys" were banned from carrying kegs of draft beer and pouring it into cups upon order ...

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Cornish Pirates Expect To Move In By '18

English Championship rugby side Cornish Pirates Chair Ian Connell said that the Stadium for Cornwall "could be ready in two years' time," according to the BBC. The club is "hoping to move into the ground on the outskirts of Truro," which was given initial planning permission in July '15. The project ...

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