Featured Story

New Zealand Rugby Union, Sky TV Sign 'Conditional' Deal For Broadcast Rights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 24 / 14

The New Zealand Rugby Union and Sky TV signed "a conditional five-year deal for broadcasting rights from 2016," according to Greg Stutchbury of REUTERS. A final agreement is expected to be signed off by the end of November. NZRU CEO Steve Tew said that no financial details were disclosed "due to the...

Read More

Tags: Media, Australia

More Stories

10/07/13
Japanese Club Adds On To Stadium

Japanese professional baseball team Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles is increasing the capacity at its Nippon Paper Kleenex home stadium after winning the Pacific League on Sept. 26, the first championship for the nine-year-old franchise. The stadium in Sendai, built in '50, suffered serious flood damag ...

Tags: Facilities, Japan

10/07/13
Moseley Rugby's Stadium Upgrades Set

English Rugby Championship side Moseley has announced that its application, in conjunction with Birmingham City Council, for construction of a complex on the west side of the Billesley Common ground was approved by the City Council's Planning Committee. The proposed two-story building includes ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

10/04/13
Napoli To Remain At San Paolo Stadium

Serie A Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirmed the club "will remain at the Stadio San Paolo and revamp it together with the local council," according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. A few days ago the president "had threatened to walk away from the iconic venue and build a new stadium in nearby Caser ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

10/04/13
U.K. Firms Urged To Protect Worker's Rights

The British government has warned U.K. construction companies working on lucrative pre-World Cup contracts in Qatar "to obey regulations on workers' rights following the deaths of dozens of migrant workers on building sites in the Gulf state," according to Robert Booth of the London GUARDIAN. U.K. ...

Tags: Facilities, Middle East

10/03/13
Cost For Sochi F1 Circuit Soars

The construction cost of the F1 circuit in the Russian Black Sea resort town of Sochi is to go up by one-third, the developer says. The total construction cost of the Sochi Int'l Street Circuit, which is to host an inaugural race next year, will be 11B rubles ($341M), a spokesperson for Tsentr ...

Tags: Facilities, Russia

10/03/13
Freiburg Delays Decision On Stadium Site

The "decision on the location for Bundesliga club SC Freiburg's new stadium will be delayed because evaluation reports for the Wolfswinkel site will take longer than expected," according to the BADISCHE ZEITUNG. The city announced the city council's decision "will be moved from late this year t ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

10/03/13
World Cup Stadium Construction Halted

Building work at Curitiba's 2014 World Cup stadium, the Arena da Baixada, has been "suspended on the orders of a Brazilian labour tribunal due to numerous and serious safety breaches," according to Tatiana Ramil of REUTERS. The Parana Regional Labor Tribunal said in a statement that judge Loren ...

Tags: Facilities, South America

10/02/13
Arena Construction Could Start In '14

Construction for a proposed new multi-purpose arena in Würzburg, Germany "could start as early as mid-'14," according to BR. Evaluations and a business plan for the new arena "have been created, but talks with potential investors are yet to come." Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) s.Oliver Baskets W& ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

10/02/13
SCG Gets $185M Grandstand Upgrade

A "digital revolution is under way" at the Sydney Cricket Ground, with a new A$197M ($185M) grandstand "to become more technically advanced than a sports fan’s loungeroom in time for this summer’s Ashes Test," according to John Lehmann of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Fans "will be able to ...

Tags: Facilities, Australia

10/02/13
Facility Notes

Pacific-League winning baseball team Rakuten Eagles announced its project "to increase crowd capacity at Kleenex Stadium to 28,120 seats in anticipation of the club reaching the Japan Series for the first time ever." The expansion project, which got under way in August, "has already added about 2,00 ...

Tags: Facilities

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug