News From the Region

23 Aug

Installation of the turf onto the Perth Stadium playing surface is now complete, bringing next year’s opening of the new venue another step closer.

22 Aug

The 12-day Ashgabat 2017 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games is expected to bring together more than 6,000 athletes representing 65 delegations.

22 Aug

Noevir Stadium Kobe, the home ground of Vissel Kobe football club, is an all-weather roofed stadium.

7 Aug

With less than 2,000 days to go until the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, construction is advancing rapidly across all of the stadiums and infrastructure sites for the tournament, organisers say.

7 Aug

Malaysia’s KL Sports City at Bukit Jalil has been rejuvenated and the world class sporting complex is ready to host the South East Asia (SEA) Games.

24 May

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, New York, has reopened after a $165 million renovation project.

24 May

A new smartphone app being developed for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is aiming to provide the smartest and most connected fan experience yet.

24 May

KAA Gent football club in Belgium have tackled the issue of getting to their Ghelamco Arena in a novel way – by persuading thousands of fans to get on their bikes.

24 May

In a move aimed at creating successful stadium and arena projects, the Japan Sports Agency has carried out research into fundraising methods and private finance initiatives.

24 May

The Japan Sports Agency (JSA) has been holding talks with the MEXT Higher Education Bureau about promoting university sports in Japan and developing a National Collegiate Athletic Association.

24 May

The Japan Sports Agency last August launched a public-private council to promote stadium and arena reforms.

11 Jan

World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 organising committee have been looking ahead to an important year of preparation after Rugby World Cup 2019 marked 1,000 days to go

26 Sep

Japan has continued its phenomenal run of success in attracting major sporting events to the country with the award of the Asian Games in 2026

8 Jan

23 Aug