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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  Dallas Cowboys enhances game-day experience with video displays on outdoor plaza

Click here  Stadium roof to be used to generate electricity

Click here  Two UK universities turn to artificial turf

Click here  Twins announce Treasure Island Resort & Casino as founding partner of Target Field

Click here  ComputaMaps completes 3D digital models of 2010 FIFA World Cup stadia

Click here  Dodger Stadium to hold Star Wars night

Click here  NBBJ unveils Dalian stadium concept

Click here  TCF Bank Stadium achieves LEED certification

Click here  Dan Duffy wins IOG professional football groundsman of the year award

Click here  Work starts on Tottenham Hotspur FC training facility

Click here  Alerus Center installs Daktronics digital billboards

Click here  Countdown begins to opening of new LG Arena

Click here  Ellerbe Becket and SHoP Architects collaborate on Barclays Center

Click here  Radiant Systems expands relationship with San Francisco Giants

Click here  Germany's Impuls Arena latest to introduce cashless payment

Click here  Toronto's Air Canada Centre to use Omnivex Moxie software

Click here  Rapid Retail scores another Manchester United deal

Click here  Orlando Magic caps season ticket sales at 13,000

Click here  Systems Solutions wins Soccer City Stadium contract

Click here  J2 and ECR Concepts join forces for Cardiff City Stadium EPoS

Click here  Beyoncé opens five-star Donbass Arena in Donetsk

Click here  Radiant reveals virtual stadium for Champions League

Click here  Mitsubishi Electric installs two screens at Nakayama Racecourse

Click here  RBC Center features new centrehung display from Daktronics

Click here  Saints fans snap up season tickets

Click here  Liverpool FC delays work on new stadium

Click here  Oklahoma State Fair chooses Daktronics for integrated arena displays

Click here  Plans lodged for £4 million National Curling Academy in Scotland

Click here  Europe's synthetic turf industry hits 25 million square metres per year target

Click here  Sky-blue floor makeover at Manchester City FC

Click here  Don Valley Stadium takes centre stage for U2 spectacular

Click here  Virtual IT environment for Bolton Wanderers FC

Click here  TigerTurf and Nike team up for community project

Click here  Sky to become founding partner of The O2

Click here  DSV Road has cameo in Youtube Croke Park returfing clip

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