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.

Jan 15, 2018 14:01
JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) stadium on Sunday after it was renovated for the upcoming 2018 Asian Games. The ceremony was held prior to a friendly football match between Indonesia and Iceland in the stadium, reports Xinhua news agency.
Jan 15, 2018 14:01
BHUBANESWAR: The Odiya state capital, which is fast emerging as an international sport venue, is all set to host its first ever International Tennis Federation sanctioned tournament for men at the Kalinga Stadium here from February 26. The seven-day $15,000 tournament, named ‘India Future’, would end on March 4.
Jan 15, 2018 13:01
MUMBAI: The Sports Gurukul (TSG), a sporting organization that promotes and develops various sports at the grassroots level, has launched a football training school - TSG Football School. The TSG Football School, which was launched here Friday, will conduct their training programs and clinics at the newly laid facilities at the All India Balkanji Bari ground, Santa Cruz (West), an official release states.
Jan 15, 2018 13:01
NEW DELHI: National badminton coach and former All England champion Pullela Gopichand inaugurated the Times Group owned Bennett University's new sports facility on Monday at its Greater Noida campus.
Jan 12, 2018 12:01
PERTH: Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday confirmed the International Cricket Council (ICC) has approved Perth Stadium as a venue fit to host all international cricket formats, formally lowering the curtain on the city's venerable WACA Ground. 
Jan 04, 2018 13:01
PANAJI: The Goa state cabinet on Wednesday cleared the proposal for leasing land admeasuring 189,000 sq ms at Dhargal to Goa Cricket Association for the construction of an international standard cricket stadium. The cricket stadium will be of 50,000 crowd capacity and it will be constructed by GCA.
Dec 28, 2017 12:12
BEIJING: Major League Baseball (MLB) and Beijing Enterprises Real-Estate Group Ltd.(BEREGL), a top Chinese state-owned enterprise, have announced a 10-year relationship to grow the game in China.  The announcement was made at a press conference here recently attended by members of the Chinese government, BEREGL, MLB China and some of the top baseball players in the country. 
Dec 12, 2017 14:12
NEW DELHI: The capital's deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Monday approved a proposal for setting up a Rs 1.22 billion sports complex here with modern facilities for cricket, football, basketball, athletics, tennis and swimming. Spread over 18.2 acres, the complex - which is coming up at Najafgarh in west Delhi - will have world class facilities, IANS reports. 
Dec 02, 2017 12:12
LAUSANNE: Throughout a two-day orientation seminar, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Paris 2024 reinforced their commitment to organising the Olympic Games in a spirit of co-construction over the next seven years.
Nov 29, 2017 06:11
TOKYO: The Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, a new permanent venue to be used during the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, has officially opened to the public.  With respectively 970 days and 1,002 days to go until the opening of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the delivery of this first new permanent venue means Tokyo's preparations are well on track.