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Olympic Stadium May Be Rebranded Tesco Stadium During West Ham Stay

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 16

West Ham's new home could be known as the Tesco Stadium "after it emerged the supermarket giant is poised to join the race to secure the renaming rights for the Olympic Stadium," according to Martha Kelner of the London DAILY MAIL. The London Legacy Development Corp. had been "expected to complete" ...

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FMG Becomes Waikato Stadium Sponsor

Hamilton, New Zealand reached a new naming rights sponsorship agreement for Waikato Stadium. The agreement will see FMG (Farmers Mutual Group) hold naming rights for the stadium for the next 10 years, with an option to extend the arrangement for a further five years. From October, the facility will ...

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World Rugby Crossing Fingers For Rio Venue

World Rugby officials "are crossing their fingers that the venue selected to stage their matches at next year's Rio Olympics will be ready in time even though construction on the stadium has not started with just a year to go," according to Julian Linden of REUTERS. Rugby, returning to the Olympics ...

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Japan Stadium To Open 3 Months Before Games

An official said that Japan's new national stadium "will only be completed three months before the start of Tokyo's 2020 Olympics because of a government decision to order a new design," according to the AFP. IOC VP John Coates, head of a commission monitoring Tokyo's preparations, said the stadium ...

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Corporate Box Backlash A Warning

Australian sports stadiums "have been warned against devoting too much space to corporate boxes as fans claw back prime seats in European football grounds," according to Jenny Wiggins of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. London-based global engineering and design group Arup Vice Chair Tristram Carfrae sai ...

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New Stadium In Monterrey Opens Sunday

BBVA Bancomer Stadium, the new home of LigaMX side Club Monterrey, opens Sunday with a friendly against Benfica of Portugal. The $200M stadium, designed by Populous, is the most expensive facility built in Mexico and its amenities are on par with NFL facilities, according to project officials. Priv ...

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Zaha Hadid Hits Back Over Stadium Flop

The architects whose "controversial plans for a dramatic" £1.3B ($2B) Tokyo Olympic stadium "were scrapped by the Japanese government over concerns about costs hit back on Tuesday, claiming it was not the design at fault but rapidly rising construction costs," according to Caroline Davies of t ...

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Facility Notes

Race promoter Singapore GP announced on Tuesday "several modifications to the Marina Bay Street Circuit ahead of September's Formula One Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix." The stretch from Turn 11 to Turn 13 "will be modified to accommodate the enhancement works for the new Civic District, wh ...

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FC Botosani Unveils $20M Stadium Design

Two years after the side secured a promotion to Romania's top tier Liga I, FC Botosani "unveiled the design of its new stadium," which is estimated to cost about €18M ($20M), according to Jaroslaw Adamowski of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Under the plan, the stadium "will be fitted with a seating cap ...

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Liverpool Says Expansion Project Underway

Liverpool confirmed that work is underway to erect a 650-ton roof truss over the stadium’s new Main Stand expansion project. The operation will see Anfield’s redevelopment reach a major milestone when the new truss is raised onto two 28m-high towers at either side of the Main Stand. The ...

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Sparkasse Gets Ski Jumping Arena Rights

Regional financial institute Sparkasse Vogtland "has purchased the naming rights for the ski jumping arena in Klingenthal, Germany," according to Kathrin Hartmann of SPONSORs. Klingenthal will host the FIS World Cup opener from Nov. 20-22. The contract between Sparkasse Vogtland, the county and the ...

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