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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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Windsor Park Redevelopment Plans Backed

The redevelopment of Windsor Park "has moved a step closer" after the Irish FA received confirmation that its proposals have received planning permission, according to the BELFAST TELEGRAPH. A proposed extensive revamp of Northern Ireland's home ground, also that of Irish League champions Linfield, ...

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$257M Upgrade Will Give ANZ Stadium New Roof, Stands

Sydney's ANZ Stadium is set to receive a A$250M ($257M) upgrade "featuring moveable stands at the northern and southern ends and a rectractable roof," according to Dean Ritchie of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. With Sydney's sporting scene "more vibrant than ever" -- nine NRL clubs, two A- ...

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Progress In West Ham's Stadium Move

EPL West Ham United’s deal to move into London's Olympic Stadium could be completed "within weeks after legacy chiefs reported good progress in negotiations," according to Ashling O'Connor of the LONDON TIMES. The commercial terms of the 99-year lease are agreed in principle after both sides " ...

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Spartak Sells Naming Rights To Bank

Russian Premier League Spartak Moscow has "sold the naming rights" to its new stadium to a financial firm, meaning it will be called the Otkritie Arena, according to R-SPORT. The 44,000-seat stadium, one of the 2018 World Cup venues, will "bear the name for six years," the length of a $40M sponsorsh ...

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Workers At Rio's Maracanã Go On Strike

After a one-day strike, workers at Rio de Janeiro's Maracanã stadium "returned to work on Tuesday," according to Marcelo Baltar of GLOBO ESPORTE. The union representing the workers has asked for better benefits from the consortium in charge of the reforms, and they are "very close to reaching ...

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Durban Sharks Look For New Sponsorship

South African Super Rugby side Durban Sharks have confirmed that their stadium naming-rights sponsorship with clothing and furniture retailer Mr. Price "has ended," effective Jan. 1, according to SPORT24. The stadium, which over the past two years has been known as Mr. Price Kings Park, will now be ...

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Eels, NSW Minister Discuss New Arena

National Rugby League club Parramatta Eels have "held preliminary discussions" with New South Wales Minister for Sport Graham Annesley about the potential for a new "state of the art'' stadium, according to Michael Chammas of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. During the next few months, the NSW state gover ...

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Rwanda To Build New Cricket Stadium

Once it was a killing field, now a few miles away from this small patch of land near the Rwandan capital Kigali, there are "plans to build a world-class cricket stadium," according to Mark Tran of the London GUARDIAN. The first phase of the stadium supposed is to be completed by April 2014, the "20t ...

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Sponsor Steps In For Nuremberg Stadium

Bundesliga club FC Nuremberg's search for a new stadium naming-rights sponsor "has finally come to an end with the introduction of electronic company Grundig," according to the BAYERISCHER RUNDFUNK. The football stadium in Nuremberg "will be renamed Grundig-Stadium." City Mayor & Club Chair Ulri ...

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Australian Stadium Site Debated

Political party West Australian Labor will move the site for a new 60,000-seat sports stadium away from the current location next to billionaire James Packer's Crown casino "as part of a range of cost savings designed to pay for its key election public transport promise," according to Nicolas Perpit ...

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