Golden State Warriors’ Chase Center takes shape


The NBA’s Golden State Warriors will welcome fans to their new multi-purpose venue by the 2019-20 season. Here, pre-cast work began, which forms the shape of the seating bowl, including the walls and floors.

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Milwaukee Bucks Arena Floor Concrete Placement - Timelapse


The new US$524m arena for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks remains on schedule to be completed by the 2018-19 season. Watch as the concrete for the venue's floor is poured by commercial concrete suppliers DJ Rossetti.

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Stars of LAFC talk about the new Banc of California stadium

The new home stadium of MLS side LAFC is nearing completion, in time for the start of the 2018 season. Here’s what the team’s players have to say about their new home venue.

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Security cameras and surveillance systems clearly visible to fans can have both a positive and negative effect on behavior in stadiums. Should venues consider installing hidden and more covert cameras and security, instead?

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Rio will learn from London 2012

A large contingent from the Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (ROCOG) will be stationed in the capital for the duration of London 2012 to help them in their preparations as hosts of the next Olympic Games.
A team of 152 staff, all of whom will be participating in the IOC’s Observation Programme, and 51 representatives of different levels of government will share their learnings from the London event at a debriefing back in Rio in November 2012.

The team, which makes up roughly half of Rio 2016, will carry out a variety of different functions during their time in London. Many will act as on-site ‘observers’, where they will learn about different operational practices involved in the staging of an Olympic Games, while others will participate as shadows of professionals of the London Organising Committee.

“The world’s eyes will turn to us right after the closing of the London Games,” says José Arthur Peixoto, the person responsible for the Observer. “It is a very important moment from a strategic viewpoint. We will learn through the experience.”

Preparations for Rio 2016 are already well underway. Of the 34 competition venues, 18 are already operating and just 26% of the sports venues will need to be built due to existing infrastructure in place from hosting previous international events.


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