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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Tottenham Hotspur sliding pitch system update

Progress on the anticpiated new Tottenham Hotspur FC stadium continues ahead of its 2018 opening. Watch how the innovative sliding pitch mechanism is being prepared and installed.

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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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Stadia readers believe pyrotechnics have a place within venues

In last month’s poll question, we asked about the role of pyrotechnics within sports stadia.

In light of a UEFA-co-commissioned report, which stated that it was not possible to safely operate pyrotechnic devices in stadia, we asked readers for their opinions on the use of pyrotechnics – whether they should be immediately outlawed, and whether the use of such devices is a fundamental part of the stadium experience for fans. The report, it should be noted, does acknowledge that pyrotechnics and fireworks are a part of stadium culture, and that prohibiting their use would require careful coordination.

Stadia readers overwhelmingly believed that pyrotechnics should not be immediately banned – 70% stating that their use is part of the stadium experience and should not be banned. Remaining opinion was divided, with 14.5% believing they should be immediately banned, and 14.5% of the opinion that they should be phased out over time.

August 2, 2017

Written by Matt Ross


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