MH Gets 40m Br Contract to Design Ethiopia’s Largest Stadium

Adey Abeba Stadium The tender was announced two years ago, but was delayed following complaints from bidders. By Dawit Endeshaw, Addis Tribune Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Federal Sports Commission (FSC) has awarded close to 40 million Br contract to MH Engineering Plc for the design, supervision and contract administration of a new stadium, which will accommodate 60,000 […]

A new stadium for Addis Ababa

National stadium Addis Ababa- Ethiopia will get its first international standard stadium in two years time. This was disclosed here yesterday while the Federal Sports Commission and MH-Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Co signed a design, construction supervision and contract administration agreement. Speaking at the event, Commissioner Abdisa Yadeta said up on completion, the stadium will not only host […]

Sports Tourism: The Sports Facilities Advisory Reports Record Number of Municipalities Seeking to Capitalize on Potential Economic Boom

Sports Facility Advisory Press Release The Sports Facilities Advisory encourages cities to carefully evaluate the type, size, and setup of sports tourism ventures to take advantage of the recession-resistant sports tourism industry in a mending economy. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) –  Economic downturns lead to job losses and reductions in real estate values, thereby reducing tax revenue to local […]

San Jose Earthquakes’ stadium opening delayed until 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The new stadium for the San Jose Earthquakes will have to wait at least another year. The Earthquakes said Friday that the venue will open for the 2015 season, a year later than previously planned. All 2014 games are scheduled for Buck Shaw Stadium in neighboring Santa Clara. The club cited ”significant […]

VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa Breaks Ground in Beaverton, Oregon

Press Release Premier family athletic club to be located across from Nike World Headquarters. Portland, OR - VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa is pleased to announce plans for a new club that will be located across from the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. VillaSport Beaverton, which will open Summer 2014, will be the first premier athletic […]

Bekele: “My Sululta camp will be the next Iten”

SULULTA, Addis Ababa, September 4 – On a cold and wet morning in the lush green hills high above Addis Ababa, Ethiopian track star Kenenisa Bekele circles a brick red track, slowly, steadily rebuilding his strength. His muscular legs hit the ground in a quick rhythm. The only noise in the serene silence is his […]

Portland’s Rose Garden renamed Moda Center

Press Release PORTLAND, Ore. (August 13, 2013) – Two of Oregon’s most dynamic and innovative companies are banding together in a 10-year agreement that will energize Portland’s hub for sports and entertainment, creating an urban showcase for healthy, active living. The Portland Trail Blazers and Moda Health have unveiled a community partnership that changes the name of the Rose Garden […]

Home Depot Center to be renamed

Home Depot Carson, California (AP) - The home of the Los Angeles Galaxy and Chivas USA Major League Soccer teams is changing its name to StubHub Center in a new naming rights deal. The 125-acre facility known as Home Depot Center since it opened 10 years ago will change its name on June 1. It is the first naming […]

Addis Ababa Sports Commission Undertaking 140m Br Projects

Addis Ababa Sports Commission Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Addis Ababa City Administration’s Sport Commission is hiring contractors for the construction of a gymnasium and athletics village; the projects are expected to cost a total of 70 million Br. The construction of an Olympic standard swimming pool, also costing 70 million Br, began in the Addis Ketema District, on December […]

Brazil to inaugurate first 2014 World Cup arena

The Castelao Arena in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza (Photo: AFP), President Dilma Rousseff travels Sunday to the northeastern city of Fortaleza to inaugurate the first Brazilian stadium readied for the 2014 World Cup, an arena built in part by using prison labour. With its 67,000-seat capacity, the renovated arena, ringed by metallic structures that look like sails floating in the wind, is one of six […]
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