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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 sports governing bodies should take the lead in sustainability

Last month’s poll question asked whether large operational groups with multiple stadia and arenas in their portfolios are doing enough to address sustainability issues, or should the onus lie with individual venues to reduce their environmental footprint?

The question was posed in light of an announcement from John Marler, vice president of energy and environment at AEG (which operates a number of sports and entertainment venues around the world), outlining the company’s ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse emissions, water use and waste across the group’s facilities.

After the end of voting, 45% of respondents believe that facilities should not be held responsible, and that sports governing bodies and national governments should be taking the initiative in this regard.

Of the remaining voters, 27% believe that large operators and corporations should be charged with implementing widespread initiatives across their stadia and arenas, and 27% responded that individual sports facilities, regardless of size, should be taking the lead in terms of sustainability.

November 29, 2017

Written by James Billington


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