Facilities Notes: Brazilian President Opens Brasilia World Cup Stadium
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff officially opened Brasilia's Mane Garrincha World Cup stadium (IANS, 5/19). ... A "world-class indoor velodrome" in the heart of Kuala Lumpur "will likely steal the limelight" from the proposed 80M RM ($26.5M) project in Labu, Malaysia, which was mooted last year. Three consultants "were shortlisted by the UCI" -- Germany-based Schürmann Architects and Velo Track GmbH & Co KG and Ireland-based PJ Lane Construction Ltd. (STAR ONLINE, 5/20). ... Compass Contract Services, which runs League Championship side Leicester City's King Power stadium, was hit Friday with a £16,000 ($24,400) bill "after pleading to three charges of contravening food hygiene regulations." Prosecutor Nicki Agalamanyi said that "10 of 16 food kiosks inside the ground had evidence of mouse activity during a routine inspection by Leicester City Council last year" (DAILY MAIL, 5/18).