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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  Cal Ripken Jr to speak at Stadia Design & Technology Expo North America

Click here  New football academy for young talent in Mattersburg

Click here  Agilysys launches eMenu for online food ordering

Click here  Unighted club night set for Nice Stadium

Click here  Sheffield United FC awards catering contract

Click here  Ice Hockey World Championship opener aims for world record

Click here  Swedbank Arena signs agreement with ISG

Click here  New regional stadium wins key planning approval

Click here  Lighthouse delivers LED video to Pawtucket Red Sox

Click here  Line-up announced for 2010 FIFA World Cup concert

Click here  Greenwich Park granted planning permission

Click here  PEL completes voice alarm contract for Scotstoun Stadium

Click here  Institute Of Groundsmanship wins financial support from ECB

Click here  Showsec announces management restructure

Click here  Huddersfield Town FC named family club of the year

Click here  Kids go free for Twickenham rugby this summer

Click here  NFL cheerleaders enlist ISC for close protection in the UK

Click here  FCC Elliott UK wins London 2012 International Broadcast Centre contract

Click here  Main South Stand completed at Forsyth Barr Stadium

Click here  Live Event Branding brands Twickenham's pitch for RBS Six Nations match

Click here  Compass Group retains £35 million-worth of business in sport, leisure and hospitality

Click here  FIFA expresses confidence in South Africa's security plans for 2010 FIFA World Cup

Click here  Cubs and PNC Bank team-up for new mezzanine suite

Click here  Luxury suites sold out at STAPLES Center

Click here  Minnesota Twins announce partnership with Caribou Coffee at Target Field

Click here  Alan Ostfield becomes president and CEO of The Palace and Detroit Pistons

Click here  Mitsubishi Electric completes installation at Hakodate

Click here  Real Madrid becomes the first sports team in the world to generate €400 million in revenue

Click here  STADEFRANCE Live Events brings Verdi's Aida to stadia

Click here  New public space to be opened at Target Field

Click here  Kingsmen joins first Youth Olympic Games as events management services sponsor

Click here  Green light for temporary additions to London 2012 venues

Click here  New appointment highlights self-service direction for hospitality specialist Agilysys

Click here  Neptunus provides temporary venues for Dutch Olympic team

Click here  London 2012 team to implement lessons from Vancouver Winter Olympics

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