Posts Tagged 'stadium'

2000 Year Old Amphitheater Is Still In Use

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Verona-arena-smWikipedia page begins –

The Verona Arena (Arena di Verona) is a Roman amphitheatre in Piazza Bra in Verona, Italy built in 30 AD. It is still in use today and is internationally famous for the large-scale opera performances given there. It is one of the best preserved ancient structures of its kind.

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New Singapore Stadium – Largest Dome Ever Built

SportsHub-sAccording to Gizmodo –

If huge spaces freak you out (looking at you, agoraphobes), look away now. Singapore’s huge new stadium, SportsHub, just clinched the title for the largest free-spanning dome structure ever built—stretching more than 1,010 feet across at its widest point. Designed by Arup, AECOM, and DPArchitects, this sprawling development doesn’t just include a 55,000-seat stadium—there’s also a network of pedestrian and cycling trails, infrastructure to hold all manner of games from cricket to rugby, a pool and a water park, a skate park, volleyball courts, space for canoeing and kayaking, a mall, and a huge rock climbing wall. And more. In short, it’s its own city devoted to sports.

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Brief History of Stadium Naming

Excellent article presenting a few unusual cases of sports stadium naming rights.

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