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FIFA has announced the establishment of a category that is relevant for football surfaces. In addition to FIFA approved football surfaces, FIFA Preferred Producers and FIFA approved testing institutes, FIFA has now also established the FIFA Research Institutes for Football Technology Innovation category.
FIFA has finally adopted definitions for the various types of infill used in long-pile synthetic turf fields. In addition, the football governing body has also sharpened the definition for a non filled system to end the debate of what product constitutes being called a non filled system.
The international football governing body FIFA has released its rating system for natural pitches. FIFA calls the document ‘the missing piece of the Natural Playing Surfaces (NPS) quality programme’.
Field technicians of Labosport, Sports Labs and several other international testing institutes saw themselves being…
A consortium of industry leaders in the consultancy, design, construction, and management of professional sports fields have launched the Elite Pitch Alliance. Its mission is to provide solutions to stadium venues and training facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico for the 2026 World Cup.
Football governing body FIFA has updated its manuals that describe the requirements synthetic turf for…
A product by Chinese synthetic turf manufacturer Vivaturf will be used in a FIFA project that aims at gathering sufficient evidence to justify the inclusion of the non-filled system as a sub-type within the FIFA Football Turf Quality Programme.
There is an uneasy silence around non-filled synthetic turf fields but, behind the scenes, FIFA, the industry and research institutions are studying the product extensively.
In response to continual release of new innovations by the synthetic turf industry, FIFA has decided to update some of the definitions used to define or describe elements of synthetic turf.