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Atlético Madrid's Move To New 'La Peineta' Stadium Could Be Delayed

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 22 / 16

Atlético Madrid "may not be saying goodbye" to the Estadio Vicente Calderón when the current season comes to its close after all, "as the local council cannot ensure" the completion of the club's new home for the next campaign, according to the EFE. Problems of stadium access "h...

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Arena Corinthians Yet To Reach Full Potential

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Russia WC Stadiums Ahead Of Schedule

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Ajax Amsterdam Plans New Training Base

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Bulgaria To Build National Football Center

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Local Government Cannot Afford Brookvale

A Warringah council official said that local government "can no longer afford to maintain Brookvale Oval properly" and only the state government can ensure National Rugby League side Manly Sea Eagles "continue to play there," according to Steven Deare of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Deputy Mayor ...

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Feld Motor Sports, Lagardère Expand

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Pitch Key To Hibs-Edinburgh Ground Share

Former League One side Coventry City Manager Steven Pressley has warned that a ground-sharing arrangement between Scottish Championship side Hibernian and Edinburgh's professional rugby team "will only work if a new hi-tech playing surface is laid at Easter Road," according to Paul Forsyth of the LO ...

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Somague Seeks Compensation

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Moscow To Open 12 Sports Centers In '15

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