News: Surfaces

adidas creates sustainable sporting field using 1.8 million plastic bottles

Global sportswear giant adidas has built a sustainable synthetic sports field using 1.8 million plastic bottles. Partnering with Miami Edison High School in the US-state of Florida, sited…

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Feb 5, 2020 Environment / Sport / Surfaces / Technology / Venues /


Kate Palmer departs Chief Executive role at Sport Australia

Overshadowed by the recent controversy surrounding allocations from the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program, Sport Australia Chief Executive, Kate Palmer has departed the role.…

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Feb 4, 2020 ByNigel Benton Government / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


Golf Saudi advances regional strategy with support from STRI

Global sports solutions provider, STRI Group has announced its support of Golf Saudi in the creation of a regional and a national strategy for the development of golf courses. The…

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Feb 4, 2020 Golf / Surfaces /


Brisbane’s $10 million playground at Northshore Hamilton attracts complaints from parents

The newly opened Hercules Street Park in Brisbane has attracted complaints from parents since its official opening on 10th January. Refurbished at a reported cost of $10 million…

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Jan 28, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation / Safety / Surfaces /


Recreation Aotearoa to stage the southern hemisphere’s biggest parks conference in Rotorua

Recreation Aotearoa has announced details of its 2020 Green Pavlova conference, which, incorporating the World Urban Parks Asia-Pacific Congress, it says will be “the biggest parks…

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Jan 23, 2020 Events / Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Margaret River Hockey Club set to receive new synthetic turf half-pitch with lighting

The Margaret River Hockey Club is set to install a new synthetic turf half-pitch with lighting, with funding of $334,289 provided under the Western Australia Government’s Community…

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Jan 22, 2020 Sport / Surfaces /


Symbolic transfer of turf to Queensland Country Bank Stadium

A helicopter has transferred turf from 1300Smiles Stadium to Queensland Country Bank Stadium as a symbolic transfer of 25 seasons of history to the Cowboys’ new home ground. The…

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Jan 21, 2020 Events / Surfaces / Venues /


What court surfaces will the Australian Open be played on?

With the Australian Open tournament starting tomorrow, Australasian Leisure Management has learned of a number of issues relating to the surfaces being used for Tennis…

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Jan 19, 2020 ByNigel Benton Marketing / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


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