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Wrigley Field renovation time-lapse

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The Chicago Cubs’ iconic stadium is in the process of an US$750m upgrade and this video shows the progress of the latest phase since October 2017, where club and field box sections have been overhauled.

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Headingly Stadium redevelopment time-lapse

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As the £40m (US$56m) upgrade to the home of rugby league side Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire County Cricket Club progresses, watch the rebuilding of the venue’s South Stand and construction of a new main stand, set to be completed by 2019.

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University of Florida reveal facility upgrades masterplan

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Gators’ athletics director Scott Stricklin talks through revised plans to upgrade on-campus facilities including a new baseball stadium as part of the US$130m project.

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Once known as the 'Eighth Wonder of the World', the stadium below introduced a world first for sports stadia architecture and kick-started a revolution in design back in 1965. Can you name it?
 


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Buffalo Bills announce US$18m upgrades to New Era Field seating

At the NFL’s annual meeting Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula revealed further details of New Era Field renovation project, announcing the National Football League club will be spending US$18m in private funds to upgrade club seating, ribbon displays and fan activations at the stadium.

Upgrades to New Era Field were initially announced in December 2017, and included new concession stands as well as improved furnishings and new bars at the club areas.

At the owners’ meeting Pegula revealed to The Buffalo News the cost of the project and how it would focus on upgrading the seating at the stadium’s three club areas plus install ribbon-board digital signage. It will be the first time club seating has been renovated since they were installed in 1999.

“We’re trying to make our experience for our fans better,” Pegula was quoted in The Buffalo News report. “That’s our thought process on any of these projects. It’s all centered around keeping our fans happy and giving them the best experience they can get.”

The news report also revealed that the Bills are looking to sell the naming rights to its club areas which are currently named after former Buffalo Bills players Jim Kelly, Van Miller and Paul Maguire.

The work is planned to be completed by the start of the 2018 NFL season, which kicks-off on September 6.

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March 28, 2018

Written by James Billington


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