Featured Story

Legal & General Partners With Leeds City Council To Fund Headingley Redevelopment

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 20 / 17

Financial services company Legal & General partnered with Leeds City Council to fund the redevelopment of Headingley Stadium. This latest deal brings Legal & General's total investment in Leeds to more than £600M ($791.3M). Comprising the redeveloped stand, which sits on the south side...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

More Stories

07/01/16
New Atlético Stadium Facing Criticism

Atlético Madrid "has not opened its new stadium and it is already facing criticism on social media," according to David Vinuesa of LIBERTAD DIGITAL. The club is offering fans, through its website, "the possibility to choose seats using a virtual map of the stadium." This 3D representatio ...

Tags: Europe, Facilities

07/01/16
Bigger Venue Will Attract Int'l Events

Hong Kong will bid for the "biggest badminton events after the government revised the seating capacity of Indoor Sports Centre at the proposed Kai Tak Sports Park," which is due to be completed in '22, "but only if the construction can start in 2018 as anticipated," according to Chan Kin-wa of the S ...

Tags: Facilities, Asia

07/01/16
Standard Liège Announces Renovations

Belgian First Division A football side Standard Liège used its annual meeting to “unveil club projects for the coming seasons,” according to Schyns & Gerday of LA MEUSE. Club President Bruno Venanzi “announced the renovation plans” for the Sclessin stadium. Standar ...

Tags: Europe, Facilities

06/30/16
Victoria Stadium Closer To Reality

Australian Football League side Collingwood President Eddie McGuire’s A$1B ($740M) stadium dream "is a step closer to reality" after the formation of a State Government taskforce to "decide the future of Melbourne’s sporting stadiums and precincts," according to Michael Warner of the HER ...

Tags: Facilities, Australia

06/29/16
FFR Grand Stade Signs With Ibelys

The French Rugby Federation's (FFR) new stadium project reached another milestone with the signing of the contract between the FFR and the developer and main contractor, Ibelys. The 82,000-capacity venue is at the heart of the FFR’s plans for a new era for French rugby. The stadium will be in ...

Tags: Europe, Facilities

06/28/16
AEG Emerges As Second Bidder For Arena

The Anschutz Entertainment Group "has been outed as the second bidder for a planned new multi-purpose venue in Frankfurt, Germany," according to EISHOCKEY NEWS. The U.S.-based company "has emerged as second bidder for the million-dollar project." In April it became public that Lagardère Sport ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

06/28/16
Real Betis Presents Gol Sur Project

La Liga side Real Betis President Ángel Haro presented the remodeling of the Gol Sur section of the club's Benito Villamarín stadium, according to José A. Espina of AS. Haro said, "It is a historic moment for all Betis supporters and for Andalusia in general, beca ...

Tags: Europe, Facilities

06/28/16
AFL Stadium Security Dispute Ongoing

An Australian Football League dispute with the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Etihad Stadium "over the game's increased and costly commitment to match-day security" has placed the '16 financial results of some Victorian clubs "in limbo," according to Caroline Wilson of THE AGE. The clubs "were already ...

Tags: Australia, Facilities

06/28/16
New Stadium In The Works For Everton

A board member of Premier League side Everton has "reaffirmed the club's commitment to building a new stadium," according to Phil Kirkbride of the LIVERPOOL ECHO. Sasha Ryazantsev said that the club's hierarchy is "determined to not only improve re ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

06/27/16
Wimbledon To Air-Condition Grass

Wimbledon "is spending big," according to Murad Ahmed of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Each of the Grand Slams "are jostling for recognition as the world’s best," investing in multi-million-pound renovations and "increasing prize money for competitors." The All England Lawn Tennis & Croqu ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug