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Pontiac Silverdome finally demolished after failed first attempt

They don’t make them like they used to. It took two attempts for the Pontiac Silverdome, the former home of the NFL’s Detroit Lions, to bite the dust. Still standing after the first implosion, it was finally demolished by a second blast to the upper section of the stadium, which has stood in Michigan since 1975

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Watch the Qudos Bank Arena transform for supercross

The team at the Qudos Bank Arena – widely known as the Sydney Super Dome – transforms the indoor arena into a supercross track ahead of the Aus-X Open. The venue, which was built as part of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games project, is the largest permanent indoor sports arena in Australia.

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With this in mind, should designers of new stadia, or project managers of renovations, be looking at both on-field and off-field lighting as part of a single solution?


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Click here  University of Dayton reveals arena upgrades

Click here  USL adds stadium design provider to roster of preferred suppliers

Click here  Architectural membrane awarded EPD

Click here  Sports Turf Managers Association opens fifth annual Mowing Patterns Contest

Click here  Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center welcomes media tour

Click here  Revamped Thialf Ice Arena wins German Design Award

Click here  Kroger Field awarded LEED Silver certification

Click here  Wimbledon announces new exclusive hospitality provider

Click here  Wembley Stadium secures New York Bakery-branded kiosks

Click here  Exeter Chiefs appoints new ticketing partner

Click here  Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel to open at Loughborough University in 2018

Click here  Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium reveals new LED display

Click here  Turner Construction and Daktronics partner for video and scoring systems upgrade at Alamodome

Click here  USL announces latest official supplier partnership

Click here  Rossetti wins AIA award for Arthur Ashe Stadium retractable roof

Click here  Atlanta United to play under open roof against Toronto FC

Click here  Populous launches Tokyo office and announces work with Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters

Click here  Revamped PalaTrento arena utilizes new Thorn lighting system

Click here  Jersey Reds installs EPOS system at Stade Santander International

Click here  STMA to host 29th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Fort Worth

Click here  Stadia readers believe naming rights deals can be of value to college sports venues

Click here  TaxSlayer secures naming rights deal for Quad City Civic Center

Click here  Nashville proposes US$250m MLS stadium scheme

Click here  Madejski Stadium becomes first UK sports club facility with dual-use surface to install SISGrass hybrid technology

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