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Synthetic turf

The latest trends and developments regarding artificial grass or synthetic turf for football, rugby, hockey, tennis and padel including legislation and developments regarding the environment

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World Rugby and FIFA round robins explained

Field technicians of Labosport, Sports Labs and several other international testing institutes saw themselves being put to the test last…

New hockey field for Duke Field Hockey requires 65% less water

The new field for the ladies hockey team of Duke University in the US will require 65% less water than…

The importance of investing in synthetic turf pitches

If companies and local governments focused more on the purpose of facilitating sports, they would quickly realise they should invest…

STC rallies industry to oppose bill

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) is rallying the industry to oppose a new bill that would require producers to be…

Richard Shaw to succeed Chris Trickey at SAPCA

The Sport and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) has appointed Richard Shaw as its new CEO. Shaw joins the association from…

The issue of recycling synthetic turf

Millions of square metres of synthetic turf will be removed and discarded in the northern hemisphere in the coming months.…

Biodegradable synthetic turf as the new standard

Soon, the European Commission will decide its approach towards microplastic pollution from synthetic turf pitches. It is anticipated that this…

Grass2Grass claims Dutch innovation award

The polyester artificial grass top layer RSI SPORTS has developed in the past two years, has been awarded the Dutch…

SAPCA strengthens board by appointing Professor David James

SAPCA has announced the appointment of Professor David James, the managing director of Labosport, to its board. Professor James has…

Welsh grassroots football facilities receive regeneration funding

The UK Government has announced the 17 projects to benefit from first tranche of GBP 230 million investment in football…