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Too cold? Sochi suffers from empty seats and a lack of atmosphere

Too cold? Sochi suffers from empty seats and a lack of atmosphere | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Photographs of Olympic venues show that entire banks of seats are practically deserted, and senior figures have complained that crowds are unenthusiastic and know nothing about the sports.

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Tens of thousands of sports clubs to get tax breaks to keep Olympic flame alive - Telegraph

Tens of thousands of sports clubs to get tax breaks to keep Olympic flame alive - Telegraph | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of sports clubs are to be handed tax breaks worth up to £50,000 each as part of the Government's attempt to boost the Olympic legacy.

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Melanie Dean's curator insight, February 10, 2014 10:31 AM

Don't you wish you can get a tax break of 50,000!?

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The Sports Industry Goes Green

The Sports Industry Goes Green | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it

Just this month the White House brought together major sports players, leaders and enthusiasts to discuss and celebrate the sports industry’s success in going green and promoting sustainability.

 

Not only are these teams making smarter, more economical and sustainable decisions about their stadiums and arenas they are also promoting the environmental message to their fans before, after and during game time.

Read full article here :http://ow.ly/cG7Ni

 


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Should Taxpayers Subsidize Sports Stadiums?

Should Taxpayers Subsidize Sports Stadiums? | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
My colleague Pat Garofalo and I have written extensively about cities, states, and professional sports franchises that have asked taxpayers to subsidize new arenas and stadiums, and whether it’s a good idea for local taxpayers — who usually double...

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Fan arrested for allegedly pointing laser at pitcher, manager in Busch Stadium - STLtoday.com

Fan arrested for allegedly pointing laser at pitcher, manager in Busch Stadium - STLtoday.com | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it

USA TODAYFan arrested for allegedly pointing laser at pitcher, manager in Busch StadiumSTLtoday.comLOUIS • Cardinals' Manager Mike Matheny personally identified a 17-year-old boy as the fan he saw aim a green laser pointer at the opposing team's...


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IL: Hidden deals, hefty subsidies keep sports teams in your city

IL: Hidden deals, hefty subsidies keep sports teams in your city | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
By Scott Reeder | Watchdog.org SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The most miraculous baseball play of 1988 didn’t happen in a...

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Jason Cain's curator insight, March 22, 2014 10:23 PM

Here again we see the benefits of having a major team in the area along with politicians that do not want to lose a team while they are in office. 

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Northwest Teams Lead A Growing 'Green Sports' Movement

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Northwest Teams Lead A Growing 'Green Sports' Movement
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Northwest sports teams are leading an effort to use the widespread appeal of basketball, football, baseball and hockey to spread an environmental message.

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Florida politician: If taxpayers are going to pay for sports stadiums, they ... - Death and Taxes

Florida politician: If taxpayers are going to pay for sports stadiums, they ... - Death and Taxes | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Florida politician: If taxpayers are going to pay for sports stadiums, they ...

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Texas Rangers To Promote Anti-Bullying « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Texas Rangers To Promote Anti-Bullying « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Texas Rangers players Michael Young, David Murphy and Elvis Andrus have participated in a series of taped public service announcements to encourage students to stop bullying one another.

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10 environmentally friendly stadiums designed for greener sports

10 environmentally friendly stadiums designed for greener sports | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Alarming rise in global warming has forced engineers to design eco friendly stadiums that offer an opportunity for greener sports. Just take the tour and see the architectural marvels entwined with modern technology.

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