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Second Bundesliga Club Dynamo Dresden To Receive Financial Support From City

04 / 18 / 14

Second Bundesliga club Dynamo Dresden "will once again receive financial support toward its stadium rent and financial relief from the city of Dresden," according to the SID. A city council proposal calls for an additional €500,000 ($692,000) on top of the €1.12M ($1.55M) the club already ...

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Fresh Calls For New Stadium In Canberra

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06/19/13
Old Trafford Unveils $68M Renovation

Old Trafford cricket ground "is ready for the Ashes," according to Chris Ostick of the MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS. After years of "planning battles, worry, financial hardship and just sheer determination," the last part of the £44M ($68M) redevelopment of the world famous grou ...

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06/18/13
Rebuilt Maracanã 'The Place To Be'

Rio de Janeiro's Maracanã stadium "got back to doing what it has always done best" Saturday, according to columnist Ben Smith of the BBC, who covered the event. Smith commented coming into the first competitive game to be played at the new Maracanã, "some feared that something has been ...

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06/18/13
Cummings Sells Saintly Place Stable

After 40 years, "a golden era in Australian horseracing is set to end," according to Brendan Cormick of THE AUSTRALIAN. Saintly Place, the stable complex of trainer Bart Cummings in Melbourne's Ascot Vale, "a short canter along a street that runs behind Flemington's main grandstand, has been sold." ...

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06/18/13
Facility Notes

Newly promoted La Liga side Villarreal's El Madrigal stadium on Monday turned 90 years old since being inaugurated. El Madrigal is one of the oldest stadiums in Spanish football and has maintained the same name and location since nearly a century ago. It is also one of a few La Liga stadiums that ha ...

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06/17/13
Real Madrid Plans Profitable Renovations

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06/17/13
Atlético's Family Seating Sells Fast

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06/17/13
DTM Set To Return To Berlin In '14

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06/17/13
Monterrey Stadium Project On Schedule

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