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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  Aberdeen FC reveals details of new stadium project

Click here  Bunzl Catering signs agreement with Lord’s Cricket Ground

Click here  Memorial Stadium to get new screens

Click here  Big Ten adopts clear bag policy for Lucas Oil Stadium

Click here  Australian town could rename cricket ground for Donald Trump

Click here  Middlesbrough FC’s Riverside Stadium steps up access control

Click here  Royal Farms Arena to host games for newly acquired AFL team

Click here  SC and BWI sign MoU for joint inspections on 2022 FIFA World Cup stadia

Click here  Specialist silica sand manufacturer introduces advanced solution for synthetic tennis courts

Click here  Partnership delivers next-generation fan experience for Fenerbahçe

Click here  Wembley Stadium working with Crown Paints to maintain fan experience

Click here  St John’s University upgrades Carnesecca Arena with new Daktronics video displays

Click here  Construction of Al Bayt Stadium bowl advancing

Click here  Funding for Texas Rangers’s new ballpark approved

Click here  Cost increase for Detroit Red Wings's new arena

Click here  San Diego rejects funding of Chargers’ new stadium

Click here  Wooden stadium design from Zaha Hadid Architects selected for Forest Green Rovers

Click here  Meraas announces Dubai Arena

Click here  First halo display engineered by Daktronics for Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Click here  Details of Seattle University’s renovated Connolly Complex revealed

Click here  London mayor calls for former Olympic Stadium inquiry

Click here  Bank of America Stadium confirms college football program until 2020

Click here  Perth Stadium unveils transport options

Click here  Atlanta Hawks and City of Atlanta announce plans to renovate Philips Arena

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