Iconic Turkey stadium to be operable soon

Turkey Izmir new stadium August 2020

The new version of the iconic Altay Alsancak Stadium at Izmir in Turkey is structurally complete, at least when it comes to the primary elements. In early 2021, the first ball should roll on the field that saw Turkish league’s first goal in history. Recently, the leader of Izmir Sports ... » Read more

Fiscal boost for Yarrow Stadium facelift

New Zealand New Plymoth Yarrow Stadium

The New Zealand Government has put in capital infusion of $20 million to rehabilitate New Plymouth’s Yarrow Stadium. Yarrow Stadium in New Zealand conforms to the International Rugby Board’s ‘clean stadium’ policy. The venue was first developed as a rugby ground in 1931, with the first stadium completed in 1947. ‘ausleisure.... » Read more

Vivo bows out as IPL 2020 title sponsors

IPL UAE news August 2020 brands bail out

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recently confirmed Vivo’s exit as title sponsors of IPL 2020. The deep-pocketed Board is all set to invite new bids for the sponsorship deal. Learning app BYJU’s owned by Bengaluru-based Indian billionaire Byju Raveendran and beverage giant Coca-Cola are among ... » Read more

(The Crew) to play perfect (host) to fans

Columbus Crew new renderings August 2020

The renderings have been released for the Nordecke supporters’ section of the New Downtown Stadium in Columbus, US. The New Columbus Crew Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium under construction in Columbus, Ohio, United States. It will primarily serve as the new home stadium of the Columbus Crew SC of Major ... » Read more

Big Ten may cancel season as COVID pounds US

US College Football Big 10 conference

In a historic move, the Big Ten is expected to cancel its Fall college football season as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a heavy toll in the United States. “It's done,” one high-ranking source in the Big Ten said on Monday afternoon. The Big Ten Conference is the oldest ... » Read more

UK Govt’s financial teeth to Ricoh Arena

Ricoh Arena expansion August 2020

The Ricoh Arena – a stadium in Coventry, England – has revealed further details of its plans to add to and enhance its conferencing and exhibition facilities ahead of the Commonwealth Games after receiving multi-million-pound Government funding. This is due to be the third time England will host the Games, after London ... » Read more

Camp Nou Stadium makeover not before 2025

Camp Nou update Aug 2020

Jordi Moix, Commissioner of the Espai Barça project in Spain, has revealed that the expanded Camp Nou Stadium is not expected to open before 2025, with the disastrous COVID-19 pandemic to attribute partially for the delay. The Espai Barça project is a large-scale infrastructure redevelopment project to improve (and ... » Read more

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