Stadia News Articles

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 SportsDirect.com 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

Ennis-Hill launches Vitality Run Series - 22 May 2014

Jessica Ennis-Hill has launched the Vitality Run Series, a new annual running series featuring eight events during 2014/15, consisting of half marathons and one 10k event.   read more

Murrayfield set for £20m naming rights deal - 16 May 2014

BT is set to acquire the naming rights to Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium in a £20 million deal, with talks in ‘an advanced stage’ according to multiple media reports. The agreement would see the British telecom giant-turned broadcaster take the rights for the home of Scottish rugby over five years.  read more

Sprint champ targets footballer fitness - 15 May 2014

As Wayne Rooney heads to Portugal for a pre-World Cup preparation camp more professionals are following his lead and gearing themselves up for next season, by taking on a preseason preparation camp with 13 time Olympic and World Champion Michael Johnson. read more

EMC2 partners London Wasps for Euro Play-Off - 13 May 2014

London Wasps have received a boost in the build-up to this weekend’s European seventh place play-off, as former sponsor EMC2 has returned to support the Club in their European quest, as presenting sponsor of the home leg. read more

Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games heads Central - 06 May 2014

British Athletics has announced that this year’s Sainsbury's Anniversary Games will take place at Horse Guards Parade Ground and The Mall in central London, with pole vault, long jump, shot put and a full athletics programme taking place over two sessions in front of a crowd of 20,000 this summer. read more

Dubai Duty Free extends Ascot deal - 29 Apr 2014

Ascot Racecourse has expanded its sponsorship deal with Dubai Duty Free, in a new three-year partnership that sees the operator continue as the title sponsor of the annual Shergar Cup card at the Berkshire course, with exclusive naming rights to all six races.  read more

Liverpool reveal Anfield expansion plans - 24 Apr 2014

Barclays Premier League club Liverpool FC have announced plans to increase the capacity of Anfield over two phases of development which will eventually take the overall capacity to just under 60,000.  read more

SSE to title sponsor Wembley Arena - 14 Apr 2014

Energy company SSE has revealed it will become the title sponsor of the Wembley Arena after signing a ten-year deal with venue operators AEG that will see the venue be known as the SSE Arena from 1st June. read more

Man City signs training equipment partnership - 08 Apr 2014

Manchester City has confirmed a partnership with training equipment company TRX, which will see the Barclays Premier League title chaser’s senior and academy players continue to use TRX equipment as part of their fitness regimes and tailored training programmes. read more

Win a pro contract finalists put through paces - 04 Apr 2014

The six amateur players left in Samsung’s nationwide Win A Pro Contract competition are being put through their paces at the new GSK Human Performance Lab today, undergoing a series of scientifically controlled human-performance tests using the latest technology at the facility in Brentford. read more

Man City rolls out stadium wifi - 03 Apr 2014

Manchester City has become the first Premier League club to roll-out high-density wi-fi throughout its stadium, reportedly supplying up to 30mb download speed, the large capacity network marks the culmination of a digital drive at the club.  read more

Tour of Britain route goes longer than ever - 01 Apr 2014

The Tour of Britain has unveiled the full route of the 2014 edition, which includes its hardest summit finish yet on the Tumble, one of the longest routes through the mountains of Wales, and a final-day time trial in central London. read more

Liverpool to host Tour of Britain Grand Depart - 31 Mar 2014

Race organisers have confirmed that Liverpool will host the opening stage of this year’s Tour of Britain on Sunday 7th September, while outdoor clothing brand Dare 2b has signed up to become the Official Clothing Partner and jersey supplier to event, in a three-year deal. read more

Yorkshire to host new international cycle race - 28 Mar 2014

Yorkshire will stage a new three-day race from 2015 following its hosting of the opening stage of the Tour de France this summer, with 100 days to go until the Grand Depart in the northern English county.  read more

10,000 to join Olympic Park running event - 26 Mar 2014

Details of the National Lottery Newham London Anniversary Run, a  running event staged in the heart of the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, have been announced with entries now open for 10,000 people. read more

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