Stadia

The organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games unveiled two major venues to the media yesterday, with both nearing completion eight months ahead of the Games. The ¥56.

US-headquartered ticketing company SeatGeek has moved into the cricket market by agreeing a multi-year deal to ticket Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.

Football Federation Australia (FFA) chairman Chris Nikou has stated that a joint bid with New Zealand for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup “makes sense” with under a month to go before a bid book needs…

National Women’s Soccer League team Sky Blue FC will play its home games next season at Red Bull Arena, the home of Major League Soccer franchise New York Red Bulls.

Test cricket will return to Pakistan for the first time in over a decade after Sri Lanka today (Thursday) committed to playing their forthcoming World Test Championship matches in Rawalpindi and Karachi

Major League Soccer expansion club Austin FC has unveiled plans for a $45m training center in Northeast Austin, which will house the first team and academy teams. The 30,000-square foot St

The French Football Federation (FFF) will put forward Saint-Etienne as its bidder for the final of the 2022-23 Uefa Europa League, according to the city’s Mayor, Gaël Perdriaux.

Esports showpiece the League of Legends World Championship will return to China next year, with Shanghai Stadium named as host

French Ligue 1 football club Olympique de Marseille has announced plans to make its Stade Vélodrome home ground the first 5G stadium in the country through an agreement with telco Orange.

Barry M. Bloom looks at Chase Center, the newly-developed home of NBA team the Golden State Warriors, and how it reflects a quickly redeveloping San Francisco.

The city of Las Vegas is not immediately recognizable for its reputation as a sports hub. Bob Williams looks at how it is transitioning "from the entertainment capital of the world to the sports and entertainment capital of the world".

Stadium designers are increasingly turning toward psychological and anthropological research to guide the development the next generation of NFL facilities and create comfortable, as well as Instagram-able, venues. Randy Williams reports.

The Milwaukee Bucks are looking to host a range of events in the coming year, including multiple concerts and the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Eric Fisher talks to the Bucks president Peter Feigin about how the NBA team plans to leverage the Fiserv Forum as a venue for more than just basketball.

The Desert Ford Dealers arm of US automotive manufacturer Ford has signed on as the latest founding partner of Allegiant Stadium for NFL American football franchise the Oakland Raiders’ move to the new L…

Discussion of possible move by NFL team aimed at addressing tepid fan reception in Los Angeles

The Hulman family will end more than seven decades of control over Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) after a surprise deal for subsidiary of the Penske C0rporation to take over the iconic motor-racing…

Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt plans to open its regional office in New York City in January 2020, SportBusiness has been told.

Churchill Downs Racetrack, the home of the Kentucky Derby, has announced plans to invest $300m (€269m) upgrading its facilities.

New dining, entertainment, and retail concepts to help fuel second phase of mixed-use development

World Rugby has awarded hosting rights for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens to South Africa, with Cape Town’s staging of the event to mark its first edition on the continent.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed today (Friday) that the final of its AFC Cup competition will now be held in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur and not the Chinese city of Shanghai…

Nascar race track Dover International Speedway is slashing its seating capacity from 83,000 seats to 54,000 – a reduction of 29,000 seats – for 2020.

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber has admitted he is "disappointed" and "frustrated" in the ongoing delays to Inter Miami's stadium proposal, which is in real danger of being scrapped

English Premier League side Watford has appointed Populous architects to draw up plans for a 32,000-seat expansion of its Vicarage Road stadium

Women's National Basketball Association team Atlanta Dream is undergoing a reboot for 2020, which involves a new logo and other branding, as well as a venue change

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has awarded hosting rights for the finals of the 2020 Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana to Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã and Córdoba’s Estadio Mario…

Space, a Swedish company established to create contemporary digital cultural hubs, has announced that it is set to open Europe’s largest dedicated esports facility in Stockholm.

Women's National Basketball Association team New York Liberty will play their home games at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, from 2020.

Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has announced that its Grand Final will effectively remain in Sydney until at least 2046 after reaching a resolution on where its showpiece game will be staged a…

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has announced that 12 stadia across Argentina, Brazil and Peru will contest the hosting rights for the finals of the 2020 Copa Libertadores and Copa…

US healthcare company University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has agreed a 10-year deal for naming rights to Nowlan Park, the principal Gaelic Athletic Association stadium in Kilkenny, Ireland

National Women's Soccer League team Washington Spirit will look to strengthen its ties with local Major League Soccer franchise DC United in 2020 with a ground-sharing deal

League cites potential need for A's to move if stadium effort is blocked

Major League Soccer team Chicago Fire will play Atlanta United in its first game back at Soldier Field, in a nationally-televised fixture on March 21, 2020

Three days after its creation through the merger between AEG Facilities and SMG, ASM Global has announced that it has acquired a 25-per-cent share in Sydney-based stadium operator VenuesLive

Globe Life Park, the former home of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers, has added a new tenant

Vivint Smart Home Arena, the home of the National Basketball Association's Utah Jazz, has become the latest sports stadium in the United States to make a move towards cashless payments