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Team picked for next phase of Camp Nou renovations
23 September 2022
TEAM PICKED FOR NEXT PHASE OF CAMP NOU RENOVATIONS
Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona have appointed the team that will take charge of the next phase of the remodelling of their Camp Nou stadium.
Everton partners with Elevate for new stadium opportunities
23 September 2022
EVERTON PARTNERS WITH ELEVATE FOR NEW STADIUM OPPORTUNITIES
Everton has appointed Elevate Sports Ventures to support the delivery of its commercial strategy and find a naming rights partner for the club’s new waterfront stadium.
Mansfield Town switch kick-off time to save energy costs
23 September 2022
MANSFIELD TOWN SWITCH KICK-OFF TIME TO SAVE ENERGY COSTS
EFL League 2 club Mansfield Town has moved its match against Walsall on Saturday 15 October to an earlier kick-off time to say money on energy bills.
TenCate launches U.S. synthetic turf recycling programme
22 September 2022
TENCATE LAUNCHES U.S. SYNTHETIC TURF RECYCLING PROGRAMME
TenCate Grass, a leading manufacturer, distributor and installer of synthetic turf for sports and landscape applications, has launched a first-of-its-kind programme in the U.S. to recycle end-of-life artificial grass.
World Test Championship Final switches to The Oval
22 September 2022
WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL SWITCHES TO THE OVAL
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final 2023 will be played at The Oval in June 2023.
Stockport bid to raise capacity at Edgeley Park
22 September 2022
STOCKPORT BID TO RAISE CAPACITY AT EDGELEY PARK
EFL League Two club Stockport County FC is launching a public consultation on proposals to expand and improve their Edgeley Park stadium.
All-female grounds team to work on Adelaide Oval
21 September 2022
ALL-FEMALE GROUNDS TEAM TO WORK ON ADELAIDE OVAL
The inaugural AFLW Showdown on Friday 30 September will be one for the history books for many reasons, with an all-female grounds team set to curate the hallowed turf of Adelaide Oval for the first time.
25,000 capacity covered stadium planned for Bradford
21 September 2022
25,000 CAPACITY COVERED STADIUM PLANNED FOR BRADFORD
Bradford Council has unveiled plans to build the largest covered stadium in England and a regional skills centre for Rugby League as part of a new complex for elite sports.
Bolton Wanderers on hunt for new stadium sponsor
20 September 2022
BOLTON WANDERERS ON HUNT FOR NEW STADIUM SPONSOR
Sports commercial partnerships and recruitment specialists Sporting Group International has been appointed by Bolton Wanderers Football Club to deliver a naming rights agreement for its stadium. 
Key decision boost for new Inter Miami stadium
16 September 2022
KEY DECISION BOOST FOR NEW INTER MIAMI STADIUM
Major League Soccer’s Inter Miami CF could soon break ground on the site of the club’s new home after a key approval from lawmakers. 
New ballpark on the boards for Flying Squirrels
16 September 2022
NEW BALLPARK ON THE BOARDS FOR FLYING SQUIRRELS
Richmond City in Virginia has boosted plans for a $2.4 billion mixed-use development with a new baseball park at its heart.
Green light for Leicester City stadium expansion
15 September 2022
GREEN LIGHT FOR LEICESTER CITY STADIUM EXPANSION
Councillors have given the go-ahead to for Leicester City to expand the King Power Stadium.
Naming rights partner sought for Tallaght Stadium
14 September 2022
NAMING RIGHTS PARTNER SOUGHT FOR TALLAGHT STADIUM
South Dublin County Council is on the hunt for a commercial partner to take on the naming rights to Tallaght Stadium.
EDG plans $1.4 billion Shanghai esports hub
14 September 2022
EDG PLANS $1.4 BILLION SHANGHAI ESPORTS HUB
Edward Gaming (EDG) have revealed plans to build a new esports complex in the Chinese city of Shanghai.
Coolidge Cricket Ground renovation plans gather pace
13 September 2022
COOLIDGE CRICKET GROUND RENOVATION PLANS GATHER PACE
Plans are continuing to be drawn up for a major redevelopment of the Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG), home of West Indies Cricket, in Antigua.
Revamp planned for FC Basel’s stadium
12 September 2022
REVAMP PLANNED FOR FC BASEL’S STADIUM
FC Basel’s St Jakob Park Stadium is getting an update to extend its lifespan and improve resiliency in the years ahead.
Kansas City Current team up with Levy for F&B
12 September 2022
KANSAS CITY CURRENT TEAM UP WITH LEVY FOR F&B
The Kansas City Current will team up with Levy to craft a one-of-a-kind food and beverage experience for the first stadium purpose-built for a women’s professional soccer team, opening in 2024. 
Sport pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
9 September 2022
SPORT PAYS TRIBUTE TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II
British sport is paying tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Daktronics displays light up State Farm Stadium
9 September 2022
DAKTRONICS DISPLAYS LIGHT UP STATE FARM STADIUM
Daktronics has continued a partnership with the Arizona Cardinals and State Farm Stadium to deliver an upgraded LED video display to the north end of the venue in Glendale, Arizona.
USF pick team for new on-campus stadium project
9 September 2022
USF PICK TEAM FOR NEW ON-CAMPUS STADIUM PROJECT
The University of South Florida has reached an important milestone in the process to construct an on-campus stadium, with university leaders recommending selection of the design/build team of Barton Malow and Populous for the project.  

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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