News: Venues

Grandstand collapses at cricket stadium during Sri Lanka v Australia Test

The roof on a temporary grandstand at the Galle International Stadium in Sri Lanka has collapsed due to heavy rain and wind before the scheduled start of play on day two of the Test between…

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Jun 30, 2022 Safety / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Cost for COVID-delayed Tokyo Olympics is double the original estimate

Organisers of last year’s COVID-delayed Tokyo Olympics have placed the final cost of the Games at US$13 billion (1.4 trillion Japanese yen) - twice the cost of what was forecast in…

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Jun 28, 2022 Events / Finance / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Carbon Market Watch analysis questions 2022 Qatar World Cup carbon-neutral claim

A report has been released by Carbon Market Watch, a non-profit association with expertise in carbon pricing, in which they question claims made by organisers of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar…

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Jun 28, 2022 Environment / Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Kai Tak Sports Park opening delayed until 2024 as pandemic impacts construction supplies

Kai Tak Sports Park - the new sports and entertainment precinct being developed in Hong Kong - will not be ready for its planned 2023 opening date after delays in construction work,…

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Jun 27, 2022 Sport / Venues /

 
 

ASM Global technology partnership to deliver new venue management platform

Global venue management company and live event producer ASM Global has agreed a multi-year partnership with cloud software firm Infor that will deliver the live entertainment…

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Jun 27, 2022 Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Thai hotels push for gender equality at women’s hospitality event

Hosted at Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, women’s hospitality event - ‘Mind The Gap’ – is pushing for gender equality in the hospitality industry as a study reveals that…

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Jun 23, 2022 Events / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

Singapore Government to take over the ownership and management of National Stadium and Sports Hub

The Singapore Government has announced that its sport agency SportSG will take over the ownership and management of the Singapore Sports Hub after electing to terminate its partnership with…

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Jun 11, 2022 Government / Sport / Venues /

 
 

FIBA approves use of glass LED courts for elite tournaments

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has approved the use of LED glass courts in elite-level tournaments, allowing new broadcast experiences and sponsorships activations.…

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Jun 2, 2022 Marketing / Sport / Surfaces / Technology / Venues /

 
 

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