Infrastructure

LONDON: Formula 1 is heading back to Florida, with the news that the brand-new Miami Grand Prix will join the F1 calendar in 2022.

The race – set to be the first since 1959 in the US state – will be held on an exciting new layout at the Hard Rock Stadium complex in Miami Gardens, home to the NFL’s famous Miami Dolphins franchise.

Although the exact date of the race has yet to be confirmed, F1 president Stefano Domenicali said he expects the first race in a 10-year deal to take place in the second quarter of 2022.

Apr 16, 2021 13:04
LAUSANNE: After positive weeks of discussions with the Harris County Sports Authority, USATT and USOPC, the decision was to go ahead. Necessary adjustments will be put in place to cater for the current ongoing worldwide pandemic; thus, ensuring the event will be staged successfully.
Apr 14, 2021 19:04
TOKYO 2020 AND THE TOKYO Metropolitan Government (TMG) Wednesday celebrated 100 days to go to the opening of the Olympic Games in 2021 with a poignant unveiling of the Olympic Rings on Mount Takao – one of Tokyo’s most scenic vantage points – as well as a commemorative ceremony with the Olympic and Paralympic mascots in downtown Tokyo.
Apr 14, 2021 19:04
MUMBAI: Even as Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced tough restrictions for the next 15 days that include a ban on gatherings and only essential activities to break the chain of COVID infections, it will not affect the Indian Premier League games scheduled to be held at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.
Apr 12, 2021 20:04
MADRID: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Monday approved the move to a three-city format from 2021 Davis Cup and as a result, Innsbruck and Turin were confirmed as co-hosts for the finals following successful bids. Each city will host two of the six groups and one quarter-final. Madrid Arena in the Casa de Campo will also host semi-finals and final.
Apr 06, 2021 17:04
LAUSANNE: Uzbekistan's capital city Tashkent has been awarded the 2023 Men’s World Boxing Championships after the successful bid presentation by the Boxing Federation of Uzbekistan (BFU), the International Boxing Association has confirmed.
Apr 05, 2021 20:04
MUMBAI: Close on the heels of 10 members of the ground staff team at the Wankhede Stadium testing positive for COVID-19, Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik on Monday co0nfirmed that permission has been granted for the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in the city, but with restrictions.  Malik said that matches will be played behind closed doors and only relays will be allowed.
Apr 05, 2021 19:04
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has dedicated a total of 75 Khelo India Centres (KICs) to the state of Uttar Pradesh across 75 districts. These centres will be entrusted with one sports discipline each as per the proposal of the UP state government. It was also decided that the sports disciplines recognized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports shall be eligible for Khelo India Centres.
Mar 30, 2021 17:03
SYDNEY: FIFA has confirmed that the host cities for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia and New Zealand will be announced on Wednesday.  Following an eight-month review process involving each of the 12 candidate host cities and 13 stadiums, FIFA is set to announce which cities will host matches for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.
Mar 26, 2021 16:03
KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Football Confederation and the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 Local Organising Committee have Friday confirmed the three host cities and stadiums, which will stage the continent’s premier women’s national team competition.
Mar 26, 2021 15:03
MELBOURNE: Details of the final designs that will see the iconic WACA Ground transformed into a 10,000-capacity boutique cricket venue have been provided ahead of construction on the A$64 million redevelopment project by Cricket Australia's official website.