Football stadiums – or stadia – are generally seen as being some of the most boring pieces of structure around – after all, how far can you deviate in a design that needs to seat so many thousand people all facing the same way? Here are a few iconic stadiums that do stand out, however.
The new Wembley Stadium was built after the old one was demolished because it was dilapidated and struggling to back up its claim to be a world class venue. The new stadium holds ninety thousand people when full and doesn’t just host football… Continue reading
(PRWEB) January 21, 2010
The FIFA World Cup is the most anticipated sporting event of 2010. Hosted in South Africa from June, an estimated 450,000 foreign visitors are expected to attend this famous spectacle. The 2010 World Cup will be hosted across 10 stadiums located all across South Africa. The stadiums are in some of the most popular tourist destinations. Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, Rustenburg, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein, Polokwane, Rustenburg and Nelspruit will welcome nations from around the world. This event in South Africa this June is a must for every football fan.
South Africa is known for… Continue reading
Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) October 19, 2010
iBwave, the international provider of in-building wireless software solutions, announces today its strategic partnership with iWireless, the leading system integrator that works directly for a signal lead mobile operator for acquisition, design, installations and maintenance services in the UK. The agreement signed with iBwave allows iWireless to use iBwave Design software to better plan and design indoor wireless networks with reliable data and voice coverage in iconic athletic venues such as emerging stadiums and important indoor sport facilities in the UK.
Wireless operators are heavily investing to upgrade their wireless network coverage and… Continue reading
Foxborough, MA (Vocus) July 29, 2010
Gillette Stadium’s FieldTurf Duraspine PRO surface has now earned FIFA 2-Star recommended status. This marks the only FIFA 2-Star certified field in the United States.
Home to Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution for soccer matches and the New England Patriots for football, Gillette Stadium has proven to be the ideal multi-purpose venue with a field that has been designed specifically to mirror the playing characteristics of professional soccer, in addition to football.
The FIFA Recommended 2-Star designation is the highest synthetic turf rating from FIFA and is issued after a battery… Continue reading
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I’ve been to look at soccer matches from a really early age. My father began taking me to observe my favourite workforce Birmingham City from the age of six. On this article I write about how in my view, all seater stadiums have taken the ambiance out of football grounds.
I bear in mind as a younger little one feeling fairly intimidated by the group at Birmingham City’s house ground, called St Andrews. The noise and singing of the supporters was even fairly frightening at times.
The football group itself, all the… Continue reading
The Qatar bid video made the rounds on the internet like some celebrity sex video, but Russia’s bid video fell well below the radar, mostly because their bid wasn’t rooted in some far-off fantasy world.
Just watching it now, because, if you haven’t heard, they just got the World Cup, it’s a surprisingly good proposal and a nice video. And proof that to sell stuff, you don’t need Morgan Freeman.
Entire markets just crashed upon this revelation.Also worth noting we now have to sets of Olympics piggybacking World Cups, or vice-versa: Brazil/Rio and Sochi/Russia.