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World Stadium Congress 2015

Doha, Qatar - St Regis HotelDoha, Qatar - St Regis Hotel10.04.2015: The world's premier meeting place for the stadiums community set to take place in Doha. The much anticipated World Stadium Congress returns to Doha from 18-21 May 2015 and is bigger and better than before with more networking, more content and more interaction. Each year, over 300 industry professionals gather in May for this global industry event and 2015 is set to be the most exciting year to date.

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The Victory Arena – the new 2018 World Cup venue

Volgograd - Volgograd ArenaVolgograd - Volgograd Arena07.04.2015: At the end of 2014 the Centralnyj Stadium, the then home ground of FC Rotor Volgograd with a capacity of 30,000 seats, was demolished. Construction of a new stadium, the “Victory” Arena, was begun on its site. The stadium will have a capacity of 45,000 seats and will be one of the twelve venues for the 2018 World Cup.

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The Arab Sports Management Summit

United Arab Emirates - DubaiUnited Arab Emirates - Dubai19.03.2015: We at M.I.C.E Quotient are currently organizing The Arab Sports Management Summit scheduled for the 27th – 28th May 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Summit would mainly focus on subjects around Major Sports Events, Sports Governance, Venue Design and Management, Athlete Management, Sports Tourism, Sponsorship and Revenue Generation, Branding and Marketing and Bidding.

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Construction of a new stadium in the Czech Republic for Baník Ostrava

Ostrava - City StadiumOstrava - City Stadium18.03.2015: The track and field stadium in Ostrava-Vítkovice, which every year holds Golden Spike, a significant athletics meeting, will be the home ground of FC Baník Ostrava from the 2015/2016 season. Officially called the Municipal Stadium, it will have a capacity of 15,000, including 1,200 seats reserved for away fans. The stadium will be completely roofed over and given the degree of comfort it will offer, it will be one of the most modern stadiums in the Czech Republic.

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Kirov Stadium – the former home of Zenit Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg - Kirov StadiumSt. Petersburg - Kirov Stadium30.01.2015: The construction of the Kirov stadium was done as a part of a larger project aimed at reconstruction of Saint Petersburg (then called Leningrad) ravaged by the World War II. The stadium was built on the end of Krestovsky Island, on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. Initially it could hold up to 100,000 spectators. The Kirov stadium was inaugurated on 30th July 1950, with a match between two Leningrad teams.

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The renovated Stade Vélodrome opened

Marsille - Stade VélodromeMarsille - Stade Vélodrome07.01.2015: After the renovation works, which went on for three years, were completed earlier this year, Stade Vélodrome was officially opened by a French league match between Olympique Marseille and Toulouse, which the home team won 2:0. The match was seen by 61,846 spectators, which is a record number, beating the previous record by several thousands. Apart from Ligue 1 matches the stadium will host many other events: international matches, rugby matches, concerts, Euro 2016 matches and possibly also a Champions League final.

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A new venue for the Russia World Cup and a new home ground for Spartak

Moscow - Otkritie ArenaMoscow - Otkritie Arena02.01.2015: The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has opened the third venue for the 2018 World Cup. The new stadium – Otkritie Arena is the only venue for the World Cup, which has not been financed by public money. In September Otkritie Arena became the very first home ground of Spartak Moscow, which had been waiting for this to happen for years. One of the most famous Russian clubs, if not the most famous one, have been trying to complete construction of their own stadium since 1994.

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