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The latest trends and developments regarding hybrid fields, the field of choice by clubs keen on playing football or rugby on a grass surface

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New chair for CEN-TC 217

CEN-TC 217, the technical committee for sports surfaces of the European Committee for Standardization, has appointed Roberto Armeni as the new…

Iowa Sports Turf brings hybrid stitching to the US

Iowa Sports Turf and GrassMax Systems  join forces to introduce GrassMax hybrid stitching in the US sports field market. Iowa…

Maracana Stadium goes hybrid

Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Maracana stadium will have a hybrid surface from March 2022. The Grassmax surface should be installed…

Hybrid pitches facilitate growth of cricket

To accommodate the growing number of members, Dutch cricket club Voorburg has opted to have five natural grass pitches to…

RHENAC Sports LED CLS: game changer in pitch management

Monitoring and improving a stadium field per square metre has finally become reality. The RHENAC Sports LED CLS R-BL-1750, developed…

Retractable pitch for Real Madrid stadium?

Real Madrid FC have released a video that shows how its proposed retractable pitch is expected to work. A five-minute…

Pitches, balls to be sterilised when football resumes

Leagues are considering to sterilize balls and pitches frequently in order to minimise the chance of players getting infected by…

Idverde opens German subsidiary

Idverde continues its development in Europe with the opening of a subsidiary based in Cologne, Germany. The company is aprovider…

French study: 60% of sponsors will not continue sponsoring clubs

Union Sport & Cycle, a French federation for the sports infrastructure industry, has calculated a EUR 3.1 billion loss of…

GAA asks HSE: can we maintain pitches during lockdown?

The GAA are seeking clarification from the HSE regarding the current coronavirus guidelines currently preventing them from cutting pitches. It…