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Tampa Bay Rays plan Tropicana Field site redevelopment
7 December 2022
TAMPA BAY RAYS PLAN TROPICANA FIELD SITE REDEVELOPMENT
MLB’s Tampa Bay Rays have put forward plans to redevelop their Tropicana Field site into a new downtown ballpark in a mixed-use district.
NRL Dolphins’ home becomes Kayo Stadium
7 December 2022
NRL DOLPHINS’ HOME BECOMES KAYO STADIUM
Broadcaster Kayo Sports and the Dolphins Group have agreed a partnership that will see the Australia National Rugby League’s newest club rename its home base in Brisbane as Kayo Stadium.
Rangers increasing capacity at Ibrox Stadium
6 December 2022
RANGERS INCREASING CAPACITY AT IBROX STADIUM
Scottish football club Rangers have announced plans to restructure Ibrox Stadium to increase the capacity and improve provision for supporters who use wheelchairs.
Green light for Sydney NRL centre of excellence
6 December 2022
GREEN LIGHT FOR SYDNEY NRL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE
North-west Sydney will soon be home to Australia’s largest community rugby league precinct, after the NSW Government approved the construction of the Parramatta Eels Centre of Excellence and Community Facility at Kellyville Memorial Park.
Old Trafford steps up to help local community
2 December 2022
OLD TRAFFORD STEPS UP TO HELP LOCAL COMMUNITY
Manchester United will open the doors of Old Trafford to the local community during December to help those facing difficult months ahead as part of the club’s winter campaign - United by Your Side.
MLC eyes cricket/baseball stadium in Washington D.C.
2 December 2022
MLC EYES CRICKET/BASEBALL STADIUM IN WASHINGTON D.C.
Major League Cricket (MLC) is working with George Mason University to study the feasibility of a new multi-purpose cricket and baseball facility in the Washington D.C. region. 
Renovations continue at OSU’s Boone Pickens Stadium
1 December 2022
RENOVATIONS CONTINUE AT OSU’S BOONE PICKENS STADIUM
Upgrades to the fan experience are on the cards for Oklahoma State University’s Boone Pickens Stadium.
Liverpool FC expand rail seating trial at Anfield
1 December 2022
LIVERPOOL FC EXPAND RAIL SEATING TRIAL AT ANFIELD
Liverpool FC is expanding its rail seating trial on the Kop following the installation of the seating last season.
New Arizona Coyotes arena edges closer
30 November 2022
NEW ARIZONA COYOTES ARENA EDGES CLOSER
A new arena for the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes has come a step closer after Tempe City Council voted unanimously to advance the proposal to a public vote.
Green light for fan zone at Stockport County FC
29 November 2022
GREEN LIGHT FOR FAN ZONE AT STOCKPORT COUNTY FC
Stockport Council has approved plans for a new fan zone at Edgeley Park, home of EFL League 2 club Stockport County FC.
More concerts for Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium
29 November 2022
MORE CONCERTS FOR BRISBANE’S SUNCORP STADIUM
Suncorp Stadium’s concert cap will temporarily increase from six to 12 major events per year to enhance Queensland’s lifestyle and support local jobs.
Ticketing process revealed for Paris 2024 Olympics
28 November 2022
TICKETING PROCESS REVEALED FOR PARIS 2024 OLYMPICS
The first phase of the ticketing process for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 will open on 1 December giving fans around the world their first opportunity to secure tickets for the highly anticipated Paris 2024 Games.
Alexander Stadium enhances legacy with elite performance centre
25 November 2022
ALEXANDER STADIUM ENHANCES LEGACY WITH ELITE PERFORMANCE CENTRE
UK Athletics (UKA) has confirmed that Birmingham will host a new Performance Innovation Centre from summer 2023.
PSG consider move to Stade de France
25 November 2022
PSG CONSIDER MOVE TO STADE DE FRANCE
Paris Saint-Germain could move across the French capital to the 80,000 seat capacity Stade de France.
Brisbane Lions unveiling new stadium at AFLW Grand Final
25 November 2022
BRISBANE LIONS UNVEILING NEW STADIUM AT AFLW GRAND FINAL
The Brisbane Lions Football Club will welcome fans to their brand-new home, the Brighton Homes Arena, on 27 November after gaining hosting rights to the 2022 NAB AFLW Grand Final Season 7.
Blue Jays’ Rogers Centre transformation progresses
24 November 2022
BLUE JAYS’ ROGERS CENTRE TRANSFORMATION PROGRESSES
Major League Baseball’s Toronto Blue Jays have made good progress with the $300 million privately funded renovation that will transform Rogers Centre from a stadium into a ballpark.
Lincoln City hands in stadium expansion plans
23 November 2022
LINCOLN CITY HANDS IN STADIUM EXPANSION PLANS
Lincoln City Football Club has officially submitted plans for a £1.8million redevelopment of the Stacey West Stand at its Sincil Bank Stadium. 
Plans for new Gibraltar National Stadium revealed
23 November 2022
PLANS FOR NEW GIBRALTAR NATIONAL STADIUM REVEALED
Gibraltar has revealed plans for a new national stadium and residential development to be funded by the Gibraltar Savings Bank (GSB).
Demolition work underway at St Andrew’s Stadium
21 November 2022
DEMOLITION WORK UNDERWAY AT ST ANDREW’S STADIUM
Birmingham City has begun work to demolish the lower tiers of the Tilton Road Stand and the Kop Stand at St Andrew’s Stadium.
Go-ahead for Sport Ireland Dublin campus
21 November 2022
GO-AHEAD FOR SPORT IRELAND DUBLIN CAMPUS
FaulknerBrowns Architects’ mixed-use masterplan vision for the development of the Sport Ireland campus in western Dublin has been given the green light by the Irish government.

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PSAM editor John Sheehan caught up with Yves De Cocker, Managing Director of PitchTecConcept, who explains how his company bridges the gap between sports organisations and the technology used in the playing surface industry.

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The interview covers:

Yves 20+ years industry leading experience in the evolution of hybrid grass, trends he has noticed and some of the notable projects he has been involved with

The key reasons for Yves launching PitchTecConcept

Common mistakes often made with playing surface management

The steps he offers as a bridge between the industry and the end user

Advice to clubs looking to maximise their event calendars without compromising on the performance of their playing surface