The Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa is a stadium under construction for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. During the planning stage it was referred to by some as the African Renaissance Stadium and was originally known before as Green Point Stadium.
The stadium is located in Green Point, between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Cape Town city centre and to the...
Hackney Wick Stadium, Waterden Road, in the London Borough of Hackney, was opened in 1932 and was mainly used for greyhound racing and speedway.
In 1994, a £12M stand and restaurant was built and the stadium was renamed the London Stadium, Hackney. In December 1997 the company that owned the stadium, London Stadium Hackney Ltd., went out of business.
Stamford Bridge is a football stadium in Fulham, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, West London, that is home to Chelsea Football Club. The stadium is located within the Moore Park Estate also known as Walham Green. It is nicknamed "The Bridge" by the club's supporters. The capacity is 42,055, making it the seventh largest ground in the Premier League and the smallest amongst the ...
New Cross Stadium, Hornshay Street, Old Kent Road , in South East London was opened in the early 1900s as an athletic stadium but was mainly used for greyhound racing and speedway. The ground was adjacent to The Den, the then home of Millwall F.C. and was used as a training ground by the club when they did not have facilities of their own. The track was often referred to as 'The Frying Pan'. It...
Lansdowne Road was a stadium in Dublin owned by the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) that has been the location of a number of sports stadiums. It was used primarily for rugby union and for association football matches as well as some music concerts. The stadium was demolished in 2007 to make way for the construction of the Aviva Stadium, which opened in 2010.
For Millenia the inhabitants of the Heard Pond area were Indians from the Nipmucks, of the Algonquin tribe. In the early 1600's Herbert Pelham, first Treasurer of Havard College was given this land. Heard pond is well known in the birding community.
Dudley Wood Stadium on Dudley Wood Road in Dudley, West Midlands, England was opened in 1947 and was mainly used for greyhound racing and speedway. The stadium was demolished in 1998 by the new owners (Barratt Homes), despite not receiving planning permission for their home development project.
Here is the US Military's underwater explosions test pond in at Briar Point Test Pond, Aberdeen Proving Grounds. Just a few miles from my house in Maryland. http://www.dt.navy.mil/sites/uerd/briarpoint.html
Kim Il-Sung Stadium is a very large stadium located in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. Originally the "Kirim Stadium," a baseball field built during the Japanese occupation, it was the site of Kim Il-Sung's first speech after returning from exile in 1945. Rebuilt in 1969, it was then called Moranbong Stadium, but in 1982 it was renovated and renamed in honour of Kim Il-Sung. Th...
Maine Road was a football stadium in Moss Side, Manchester, England that was home to Manchester City F.C. from its construction in 1923 until 2003. It hosted FA Cup semi-finals, Charity Shield matches, a League Cup final and England matches and, because of its high capacity, gained the nickname Wembley of the North.
When Maine Road opened, it was the largest club ground in Engla...
White City Stadium (originally The Great Stadium) was built in White City, London, for the 1908 Summer Olympics, often seen as the precursor to the modern seater stadium and noted for hosting the finish of the first modern distance marathon. It also hosted speedway and a match at the 1966 World Cup, before the stadium was demolished in 1985.
Aviva Stadium is the name of a new stadium being built in Dublin, Ireland, to open in 2010. It will replace the demolished Lansdowne Road Stadium, and will have an all-seater capacity of 50,000. Its primary tenants will be the Irish national rugby union team and the Republic of Ireland national football team.
The stadium, located adjacent to Lansdowne Road railway station, will b...
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