News: Surfaces

APT Asia Pacific offers green surfacing solutions at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

This year’s Tokyo Games will be the fifth Olympics where a Poligras hockey surface is to be used for hockey events. Developed by APT (Advanced Polymer Technology), the company feels…

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Feb 11, 2020 Events / Sport / Surfaces / Technology /


Polytan launches cleaning and maintenance services for Australian athletics tracks

Synthetic sport surfaces specialist Polytan has launched a service for the cleaning of athletics tracks. Recommending that tracks should be cleaned every year, the service is aimed…

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Feb 10, 2020 Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


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 /


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