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360° time-lapse of Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium roof installation

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Take a look from all angles of the roof being installed at English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur FC’s new stadium thanks to this 360° camera placed in the middle of the construction action.

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LA Coliseum renovation update

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The mighty LA Coliseum is undergoing a complete overhaul that will modernize everything from seating to concourses, lighting, technology and AV. It will also reduce capacity at the Californian venue from over 93,000 to 77,000 as it introduces more comfortable seating. With a completion date of 2019, watch the progress so far.

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Chase Center completes first quadrant of pre-cast stadia work

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Watch the latest update on construction at Chase Center, the multipurpose arena which will be the new home of the Golden State Warriors NBA team in California.

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In the current issue of Stadia we explore the difficulty turf specialists face these days of growing and maintaining natural turf playing surfaces. Can you name this stadium, which had to redesign its pitch after it was once criticized by former Chelsea FC manager Jose Mourinho?


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Perth Stadium rumored to host India test match this year

As Perth Stadium prepares to officially open its A$1bn doors on January 28 speculation is mounting that the first ever test match (cricket) to be played at the venue could be against India later this year.

With a venue still to be decided to host the start of the 2018-2019 Australian Test summer, according to cricket website Cricbuzz the 60,000 seat stadium in Burswood, Perth, Western Australia, could be scheduled to stage the first of the four-test series in late November.

The historic match would be the first ever to be played in front of a 60,000-capacity crowd in Burswood and sources claim it would be played on a drop-in wicket to replicate the pace and bounce of the WACA’s (the Western Australian Cricket Association ground, also in Perth) notoriously challenging pitch for visiting teams. Should Perth Stadium be selected for the test series, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney would then host the following matches respectively.

Perth Stadium was in line to host the third Ashes test between Australia and England last month but construction was not ready. However the new stadium will see a One Day International between the two sides on its opening day.

The multipurpose ground is Australia’s third largest capacity stadium behind Stadium Australia (ANZ Stadium) and Melbourne’s MCG and will also be home to two AFL teams.

January 10, 2018

Written by James Billington


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