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Amway Center transforms to host three events in 24-hours

Showcasing its ability to host multiple events back-to-back, the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, has released a time-lapse video of how its operations flip the venue to stage basketball, ice hockey and a concert in under two days.

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Watch construction of the Super Bowl halftime show

Though singer Justin Timberlake’s performance divided opinion, it’s hard to dispute the impressiveness of the setup for Super Bowl LII’s halftime show last weekend (Feb 4). Watch crews at US Bank Stadium rig up the massive stage area in a matter of minutes in this video from The Post Game.

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With e-sports now recognized as a sport by the IOC - and with participants calling for it to be added to the roster of Olympic competitions for future games - should future Olympic venue bids include facilities for competitive gaming?


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Stadia readers believe LA has a shot at a successful Olympic Games

Last month’s poll question asked readers for their thoughts on the unusual dual announcement of Olympic host cities for the 2024 and 2028 Games. With Paris, France, and Los Angeles, California, formally awarded the respective summer events, the announcement means that LA has 11 years of lead time to prepare for the Games.

Given that recent Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Athens, Greece, are still surrounded by controversy over how much the events cost to stage, we asked you whether LA’s preparation period will increase the chances of LA 2028 being a success for the city. 

The majority of readers – 70% – felt that the longer period means the Los Angeles has every opportunity to ensure the Games don’t prove detrimental to the city. Just 30% believe that the Olympic model invariably means that the host city will suffer as a result of staging the Games.

September 6, 2017

Written by Matt Ross


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