Feb 5 – Vinci Stadium has been handed a 25-year contract to manage West Ham United’s new home, the 2012 London Olympic venue. Mark Bisson reports.
July 16 – Also: Johannesburg police hand over traffic control at Soccer City … Costa Rican stadium named after World Cup goalkeeper.
July 2 – Also: Premier League Settles West Ham dispute … San Antonio plans stadium upgrade for possible MLS club.
June 20 – Also: Benfica sticks with Adidas … Meo to sponsor Portugal in Russia
Nov. 24 – Oceania Football Confederation signs memorandum of understanding with Indonesia… FIFA and Adidas extend partnership until 2030… Floodlights are removed from 2012 Olympic Stadium as part of conversion for West Ham. Here’s our weekly round-up of press releases.
August 16 – Turkey investing heavily in 20 new stadiums for football and other sports… Revamp of London Olympic stadium begins for 2015 Rugby World Cup and to host anchor tenant West Ham United… More inside.
Aug. 16 – Actors Ray Winstone and James Corden and Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell are among the star names throwing their weight behind West Ham United’s bid to take over the Olympic Stadium as the club steps up its campaign. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 3 – The British government and London mayor Boris Johnson today gave the green light to West Ham United’s plans to move to the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
27/1/2011 New figures offer early look at Qatar’s financial planning for 2022 World Cup… MPs pledge support for West Ham’s 2012 Olympic stadium bid as club unveils first rendering of venue’s post-Games look. More inside. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
18/8/2010 As formal bidding opens for parties interested in taking over London’s Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games, West Ham FC’s Olympic project director Ian Tompkins tells INSIDER about the club’s plans to turn the venue into a multipurpose facility.