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Sydney Stadiums Rebuilt with $2b Price Tag
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Tuesday November 28 2017

Sydney Stadiums Rebuilt with $2b Price Tag

Sydney's Olympic stadium will be rebuilt a year after the smaller Allianz Stadium gets the same treatment, with the combined works to reportedly cost $2 billion.

Townsville’s $250m stadium one step closer
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Thursday December 22 2016

Townsville’s $250m stadium one step closer

A design for Townsville's new $250 million stadium has been revealed, with the facility resembling the region's Pandanus tree.

NSW:’State-of-the-art Stadium’ for Parramatta
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Monday December 12 2016

NSW:’State-of-the-art Stadium’ for Parramatta

A state-of-the-art stadium in Sydney's western suburb of Parramatta is set to take the crown off Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium as the best rectangular sporting and entertainment...

Brazil Anti-trust Body says World Cup Construction Bids Rigged
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Thursday December 8 2016

Brazil Anti-trust Body says World Cup Construction Bids Rigged

Several construction companies rigged their bids for 2014 World Cup stadiums, driving up costs by overcharging for the work, according to Brazil's anti-trust body.

Major Firms to Bid on NEW Parramatta Stadium Build
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Thursday July 14 2016

Major Firms to Bid on NEW Parramatta Stadium Build

The construction company behind London's Wembley Stadium is one of three firms short-listed to build the new Western Sydney Stadium.

Olympics: Police Raid Construction Consortium on Fraud Charges
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Thursday June 9 2016

Olympics: Police Raid Construction Consortium on Fraud Charges

Brazilian federal police have raided the offices of a consortium responsible for construction at a site that will host 11 sports during August's Olympics Games in...

Stoppages Won’t Delay Gold Coast Games
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Tuesday June 7 2016

Stoppages Won’t Delay Gold Coast Games

The construction of the 2018 Gold Coast Games' centrepiece venue is on track despite industrial action causing delays, Queensland's government says.

Sydney Stadium Overhaul Gathers Steam
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Thursday June 2 2016

Sydney Stadium Overhaul Gathers Steam

Sydney's great stadia overhaul is starting to gather steam, with the NSW government calling on expressions of interest to rebuild Parramatta Stadium.

Amnesty Report Alleges Worker Abuse in Qatar World Cup Preparations
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Monday April 4 2016

Amnesty Report Alleges Worker Abuse in Qatar World Cup Preparations

Migrant laborers have faced abuse that in some cases amounted to forced labour while working on a stadium that will host soccer matches for the 2022...

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Oct 4 2018
NSW Should Delay Stadium Rebuild: inquiry

The NSW government should hold off refurbishing ANZ Stadium in Sydney's west until the rebuild of Allianz Stadium in the city is completed, a parliamentary inquiry...

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Sep 14 2018
Post-Games Legacy Alive on Gold Coast

Six months after the Commonwealth Games left town, the Gold Coast's sports venues are booked solid.

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Aug 8 2018
Govt Accused of Inflating Stadium Figures

A key claim supporting the NSW government's business case for a new western Sydney stadium was never agreed to by the NRL, a parliamentary inquiry has...

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Mar 15 2018
NSW:Politicians Team Up for NSW Stadium Probe

A pack of political foes have teamed up to launch two parliamentary probes that have the scope to expose the NSW government's secretive stadiums plan, with...

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Feb 28 2018
Perth Stadium Given the All-clear for Lead

Water inside Perth's Optus Stadium has been given the all-clear for lead contamination despite independent testing which found high levels of the potentially toxic chemical in...

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Feb 28 2018
NSW:Labor Pounces on NSW Stadiums Reports

Labor says it will consider a royal commission-like inquiry into the NSW government's $2.5 billion splurge on sporting stadiums if elected in 2019.

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Feb 1 2018
Ottawa Senators Inch Closer to New Arena

The Ottawa Senators’ potential move to a downtown arena is a small step closer to becoming reality after the National Capital Commission (NCC) announced recently it...

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Jan 25 2018
Pieces for New Perth Stadium Bridge Finally Arrive

While Perth's new $1.6 billion stadium will make its debut before a sell-out 55,000 one-day cricket crowd this Sunday, the footbridge that will play a crucial...

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Jan 23 2018
Perth's New Stadium Finally Opens

Perth was promised its new stadium would be "world class" and when the $1.6 billion venue was finally opened to the public many were indeed in...

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