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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  First four founding partners of new Mosaic stadium announced

Click here  Rio 2016 Olympic water polo venue scrapped

Click here  Pro Football Hall of Fame to expand facilities

Click here  STU Sports Park to receive new rigging system

Click here  Two new stadia to be built in Kenya

Click here  Atlanta Braves begins selling SunTrust Park season tickets

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Click here  Qatar 2022 stadium workers need more help, says Amnesty International

Click here  Millennium Stadium covers up for summer

Click here  Largest LED display in English Football League to be installed at Hillsborough

Click here  Final vertical concrete pillar poured at Vikings stadium site

Click here  Lord’s cricket ground media center set for US$6.2m refurbishment

Click here  European Games test event held at Baku Olympic Stadium

Click here  HOK and USL launch stadium development initiative

Click here  Wells Fargo Arena receives new centerhung LED video display

Click here  Patriot Center to be renamed EagleBank Arena

Click here  Shortlist for new Perth Stadium operator

Click here  Dubai to build underwater tennis arena?

Click here  QPR submits revised planning application for new training facility

Click here  Cutting-edge devices proposed for Tokyo’s new National Stadium

Click here  First concrete pour at new Perth Stadium

Click here  Twickenham Stadium installs new point-of-sale software

Click here  Adecco teams up with New Bordeaux Stadium

Click here  Atlanta Braves reveals ballpark hotel plan

Click here  2022 FIFA World Cup venue to feature tensile membrane roofing system

Click here  Atlanta Falcons to borrow US$850m for new stadium construction

Click here  Nippert Stadium renovation details released

Click here  AC Milan shares more information on new stadium

Click here  Fifth proposed 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium design unveiled

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