Stadia News Articles

New owners acquire Wentworth golf club - 17 Sep 2014

Beijing-based company Reignwood Investments has purchased the home to the annual BMW PGA Championship, Wentworth golf club, in a reported £135 million move from restaurant entrepreneur Richard Caring. read more

Ricoh signs Premiership Rugby partnership - 15 Sep 2014

Imaging and electronics company Ricoh has been announced as an official partner of Premiership Rugby in a long-term agreement that will see the company’s branding be displayed on perimeter advertising boards at all matches in the Aviva Premiership, the top tier of club rugby union in England. read more

Jockey Club Live reveals year one results - 10 Sep 2014

Jockey Club Live, the music and entertainment venture from the UK racecourse operator, has staged live music after racing for more than 300,000 people in its first year of operation, according to latest figures. read more

St James’ Park to host Magic Weekend - 10 Sep 2014

Newcastle United’s St James' Park will host the 2015 Magic Weekend in May, when a full round of Super League fixtures will be played at the venue over two days. read more

Seven countries race for Ryder Cup ‘22 - 08 Sep 2014

Seven European countries have declared an interest in hosting the 2022 edition of golf’s Ryder Cup, after organisers revealed that golfing authorities in Austria, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Turkey officially registered an interest before the deadline. read more

Puma gets set for Great North City Games - 05 Sep 2014

Puma has announced an extension of its partnership with Nova International, becoming the title sponsor of the Great North City Games, which will take place in Newcastle on Saturday. read more

Donington Park secures 2015 MotoGP action - 03 Sep 2014

Donington Park has been selected to host the MotoGP British Grand Prix on the 2015 calendar of the motorcycling series after striking a deal with the Circuit of Wales. read more

Bloomberg Square Mile Relay confirms course - 28 Aug 2014

The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay has confirmed its route for the 2014 edition of the annual race – returning to the streets of London on Thursday - with a limited number of team places still remaining. read more

ECB reports record T20 cricket attendances - 26 Aug 2014

The ECB has announced record aggregate attendance figures for T20 cricket this season, which came to an end over the weekend with the NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day, as Birmingham Bears made home advantage count to beat Lancashire by four runs at Edgbaston. read more

Rugby World Cup reveals training bases - 26 Aug 2014

England has secured Pennyhill Park as the host nation’s main training base for the Rugby World Cup 2015, after event organisers unveiled the full list of team bases for the competition. read more

Dock10 creates referee ‘Match Centre’ - 21 Aug 2014

Match officials will have instant access to multi- game footage and be able to respond to questions arising from key incidents straight away for this Barclays Premier League season, thanks to a new Match Centre in MediaCityUK. read more

Bloomberg Square Mile Relay expands series - 20 Aug 2014

Square Mile Sport has announced the latest expansion of its global series, with Hong Kong set to join the growing list of international cities taking on the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay that already includes London and Singapore. read more

Twickenham to host Champions Cup final - 13 Aug 2014

Twickenham has been selected to host the European Rugby Champions Cup final on 2nd May next year, following a successful bid from the RFU for the inaugural event. read more

Carlisle & Capital One bid for child-friendly stadia - 12 Aug 2014

Credit card company and League Cup sponsor Capital One has teamed up with Carlisle United in a bid to make children visiting Brunton Park – home of the League Two side - feel welcome when they kick off their League Cup campaign against Derby County on 11th August, by creating football’s most child-friendly fixture. read more

Football League calls for 'Wall of Colour' - 04 Aug 2014

Ahead of the new season, clubs in the Sky Bet Football League are calling for fans across the country to create a ‘Wall of Colour’ at their side’s opening home league match by wearing home shirts, scarfs and even, for the loyal, body paint.  read more

Invictus Games reveals Closing Concert lineup - 30 Jul 2014

The Invictus Games, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, has announced details of its Closing Concert with the likes of Foo Fighters, Kaiser Chiefs and Ellie Goulding taking to the stage at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on 14th September. read more

Tough Mudder UK to hit 100,000 runners in 2014 - 28 Jul 2014

Tough Mudder organisers have revealed it expects to break the 100,000 participant mark across its UK events in 2014. read more

Students battle it out for Campus World Cup - 28 Jul 2014

As the England Test side battles it out against India, the world's finest cricketing students took to the Kia Oval, London, for the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Championship. read more

Kids Go Free for Royal London One-Day Cup - 23 Jul 2014

Royal London, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and First Class Counties have joined forces to make free tickets available for children at selected Royal London One-Day Cup matches this summer.  read more

Glasgow 2014 launches mobile apps - 23 Jul 2014

Ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday evening, organisers of the event have launched two new mobile apps to help keep visitors and locals up to date with everything going on throughout the competition. read more

Final Glasgow 2014 tickets go on sale - 18 Jul 2014

Sports fans can still get their hands on some of the last remaining tickets to experience the Commonwealth Games - and can buy them over the counter at Glasgow 2014’s Ticket Office. read more

TdF ‘will return to UK’, say organisers - 08 Jul 2014

The Tour de France will return to Britain after what has been described as the "grandest Grand Depart" in the race's 111-year history, according to race organisers. read more

Yorkshire hailed for 'grandest' Grand Depart - 07 Jul 2014

2.5 million spectators have lined the route of the Tour de France during two days which the race's organisers have hailed as 'the grandest' Grand Depart of all time. read more

Sports Direct signs Oldham Stadia & Shirt deal - 03 Jul 2014

Sports Direct has announced a new sponsorship deal with League One side Oldham Athletic that will see Boundary Park renamed Park.  read more

Global tender applications for Sevens - 02 Jul 2014

International Rugby Board Chairman Bernard Lapasset has hailed the global growth of rugby sevens after the International Federation confirmed it had received tender documents from 17 National Unions wishing to host a round of the IRB Sevens World Series from 2015/16. read more

Southampton to light up St Mary’s - 26 Jun 2014

Southampton are set to become the first football side in Europe to install LED floodlighting after signing an agreement with Eastleigh-based lighting firm Vision Accendo, which will be in place in time for the opening game of the 2014/15 season. read more

ICON awarded Olympic Park contract - 24 Jun 2014

The London Legacy Development Corporation has appointed ICON to become the single supplier for the delivery of graphic production and brand implementation on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in a new four-year deal. read more

Rugby World Cup Trophy goes down under - 18 Jun 2014

The Webb Ellis Cup has touched down for the second leg of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour, following its visit of Japan by arriving in Sydney, Australia.  read more

Headingley to undergo major revamp - 10 Jun 2014

Headingley is set to go under a major renovation project following plans announces by Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The project will see the stadium capacity increased from 17,000 to 20,000 and floodlights installed.  read more

Deloitte: Premier League hits highest crowd figures - 06 Jun 2014

The Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte has revealed that Barclays Premier League teams are continuing to pull in record crowds, with average attendance figures hitting an all-time high and fewer unsold seats than ever before. read more

NBA basketball returns to London in 2015 - 02 Jun 2014

The New York Knicks will return to London to play a regular season game against the Milwaukee Bucks at The O2 on 15th January, as part of the NBA Global Games 2015. read more

SPORTFIVE hammers out West Ham deal - 28 May 2014

International sports marketing agency, SPORTFIVE, has agreed a deal to become the exclusive LED advertising sales agency for West Ham United commencing for the coming 2014/15 season. read more

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