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Rugby World Cup 2015: Ticket prices set to rise but £7 minimum stays

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The organisers of Rugby World Cup 2015 have named the venues and pledged to keep the £7 minimum ticket price for the pool stages
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What happens when things go wrong.

 

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Stadium Managers Association

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Stadium Managers Association educates and provides industry resources to assist professional and collegiate stadium managers in achieving the highest levels of facility administration and operation.
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The Stadium Managers Association is a network of stadium managers that offers insight and training from a leadership level to help all satduim managers keep their facilities functioning at their full potential.

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Stun Guns Increasingly Used at Sporting Events - Athletic Business

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What is your opinion about the increased use of stun guns at sporting events? Is this a necessity for the safety of fans, or is this taking crowd control too far?

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Grieving mom takes on stadium vendor over beer sales

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Pierson wants South Carolina-based Centerplate, the food and beverage provider for Lucas Oil Stadium, to end a practice she and some other critics contend encourages drunkenness in the stands and — Pierson believes — set in motion the tragic chain...
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This video helps us to see the result of alcohol sales at sporting events. Now this mother argues that stricter standards should be enforced to ensure that drunk drivers are not allowed to be on the road after leaving these events.

 

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Concessions Management

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This scholarly article offers a vast amount of knowledge and insight into the world of concessions management. It also discusses outsourcing and the reasons that it generally works when stadiums choose to let vendors manage concessions.

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Safety in the Stadium | Risk Management

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Live sports may be fun to watch, but for event organizers they can be a liability-laced nightmare.
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This article from risk Management Magazine talks about how proper risk management can lead to a smooth event with less issues or concerns.

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allAfrica.com: Uganda: The Woes of Running a Multi-Sports Stadium

allAfrica.com: Uganda: The Woes of Running a Multi-Sports Stadium | Sports Facility Management.4296211 | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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Discussion about the many challenges oof running a stadium that supports more than one type of sporting event.

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A Closer Look at Stadium Subsidies — The American Magazine

A Closer Look at Stadium Subsidies — The American Magazine | Sports Facility Management.4296211 | Scoop.it
Despite what many people believe, professional sports venues typically do not spur large-scale economic activity.
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This article, written by a professor, cautions about the growing issues that subsidies pose to cities that offer them.

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Campus Safety Magazine

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A valuable perspective on how to control large crowds at sporting events. This link covers everything from pre-game, during game, and post-game.

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Five of The World’s Most Sustainable Sports Stadiums - Green Building Elements

Five of The World’s Most Sustainable Sports Stadiums - Green Building Elements | Sports Facility Management.4296211 | Scoop.it
Sustainability is one of the most important aspects of any new architectural design and in recent years we’ve seen this spread into the world of sports stadiums.

Via Amanda Mueller
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Sustainability is a concern for new facilities, as well as those older ones due for renovation.

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Amanda Mueller's curator insight, October 23, 2013 6:43 PM

"Five of The World's Most Sustainable Sports Stadiums are;  Dalian Shide Stadium in China, 2012 Olympic Stadium in London, Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne, World Games Stadium in Taiwan, and New Meadowlands Stadium in New York."

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Joshua Evans's curator insight, January 16, 2014 8:49 PM

Some of the most green sports facilities are among some of the most eye appealing I think. These stadiums are amazing.