Excelsior bent on building majestic stadium

Excelsior Rotterdam new stadium

Football club S.B.V. Excelsior has one of the smallest stadiums in professional Dutch football. But, they are determined in building a majestic stadium which could boost them up to Eredivisie for good. S.B.V. Excelsior – also known as Excelsior Rotterdam - is a professional football club based ... » Read more

UNLV-Arizona State match at Allegiant Stadium

Allegiant Stadium UNLV game May 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) came to an agreement recently to move its home game against Colorado State up a day, thus making room for its contest against Arizona State to be played at Allegiant Stadium. The Raiders had laid down that UNLV needed to shift the Colorado ... » Read more

MLS holds off major tentpole events

MLS canceled competitions May 2020

Global COVID-19 outbreak has forced Major League Soccer (MLS) to cancel three major tentpole events involving Liga MX clubs this year. The All-Star Game between MLS and Liga MX players as well as planned interleague competitions, the Leagues Cup and Campeones Cup, have all been called off. It is the ... » Read more

Sri Lanka cricket stadium plans put on hold

Sri Lanka R Premadasa Stadium

The project to build a major new cricket stadium in Homoagama, Colombo district in Sri Lanka, has been suspended following an order by the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. It was supposed to be the island’s biggest international cricket stadium. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and the Government had ... » Read more

‘Technology cannot steal stadia thunder’

Coliseum GSVA Henk Markerink May 2020 interview

The COVID-19 pandemic has put people’s lives worldwide on the edge – the world is almost at the crossroads today. The global economy is bleeding white. The pandemic has upended all areas of life – and sports are no exception. The sporting calendar has gone totally topsy-turvy. Professional leagues everywhere have ... » Read more

Additional loan for SoFi Stadium approved

SoFi Stadium construction May 2020 update

National Football League (NFL) owners have voted unanimously to provide Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke with an additional $500m (£408.1m/€456.7m) in financing to help complete SoFi Stadium – the most expensive football stadium in history. Media reports stated that the funding was greenlighted on Tuesday. The Rams, which will ... » Read more

National Rugby League venues announced

Australia National Rugby League

The six venues that will be utilized during the first phase of the National Rugby League’s resumption from May 28 have been announced by the Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC). Australian Rugby League (ARL) Commissioner Wayne Pearce formally announced recently that the National Rugby League (NRL) will restart on May 28. ... » Read more

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