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LAFC’s Banc of California Stadium is officially open for business

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Watch the reaction and ribbon cutting ceremony attended by co-owner Magic Johnson, head coach Bob Bradley, the team’s players and many more eager to see the doors open to this highly anticipated stadium

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Wrigley Field renovation time-lapse

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The Chicago Cubs’ iconic stadium is in the process of an US$750m upgrade and this video shows the progress of the latest phase since October 2017, where club and field box sections have been overhauled.

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Headingly Stadium redevelopment time-lapse

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As the £40m (US$56m) upgrade to the home of rugby league side Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire County Cricket Club progresses, watch the rebuilding of the venue’s South Stand and construction of a new main stand, set to be completed by 2019.

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The stadium pictured was the world's first to feature a fully fixed roof covering a natural grass playing surface thanks to the use of EFTE. Can you name it?
 


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New aerial images show Olympic Park transformation

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has released new aerial images and footage showing the transformation of the Olympic Park as 2012 approaches.

The latest aerial shots show the Olympic Park ‘big build’ now over 90% complete with the Olympic Delivery Authority on track to hand the site over to LOCOG early next year.

The latest aerial images and footage released today show the huge progress and activity on the Olympic Park site over the last 12 months including:

Olympic Stadium
Construction of the Olympic Stadium completed in March 2011 and the running track unveiled in October with GB athletes & local school children the first to take to the track.

Aquatics Centre
The completed Aquatics Centre unveiled during the ‘one year to go’ celebrations in July 2011 with Tom Daley making the first dive into the pool.

Velodrome & BMX Track
The Velodrome becoming the first Olympic Park venue completed in Feb 2011 followed by the BMX Track which held the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup test event in August.

Basketball Arena
The temporary 12,000 seat Basketball Arena completed in June 2011 and becoming the first Olympic Park venue to host competitive sport with the London International Basketball Invitational test event taking place in August.

Olympic Village
The 2012th new home completed in October with the ODA also securing the legacy owners for the purchase and long-term management of the Olympic Village. The Village is on track to be completed and handed over to LOCOG early next year.

Handball Arena
The Handball Arena was completed in May 2011 and has already held two test events with the London Handball Cup in November and the London International Goalball Tournament in December, the first Paralympic test event in the Olympic Park.

Hockey Centre
The first of the Olympic Hockey Centre’s striking blue and pink pitches was unveiled in October 2011 along with news that a yellow ball will be used during the Hockey competition for the first ever time at an Olympic Games.

IBC/MPC
Construction of the International Broadcast Centre and Main Press Centre completed in July 2011. Work is underway to kit-out the IBC/MPC for more than 20,000 media in 2012 who will communicate the Games to a worldwide audience of 4 billion people.

Parklands
The two-year planting programme completed in November 2011 to create the UK's largest new urban park for more than a century with 4,000 semi-mature trees, over 300,000 wetland plants and more than ten football fields worth of meadows planted.


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