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Stadium financing has been an issue across the ages

Stadium financing has been an issue across the ages

How are sports stadiums financed? In America and throughout the world, public monies are almost invariably involved. That’s not a modern invention. The Roman Colosseum, an elliptical amphitheater seating as many as 60,000 people, was completed in 80 AD. It was financed with treasure looted by Roman legions from the Second Temple in Jerusalem 10… Continue Reading Stadium financing has been an issue across the ages

February tourism hoisted by skating figures

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Once again, Colorado Springs will be in the international sports spotlight when more than 100 of the world’s best figure skaters descend on the city next week for the 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. Continue Reading February tourism hoisted by skating figures

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College hockey fans – including Colorado College Tiger fans – will be able to watch their favorite teams in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference on television in the 2013-14 season. The newly formed National Collegiate Hockey Conference, which is based in Colorado Springs, inked a multi-year deal with CBS Sports Network to televise the games.… Continue Reading National Collegiate Hockey Conference inks deal to TV coverage

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Colorado Springs will host the 2012 International Skating Union Four Continents Figure Skating Championship at the World Arena Feb. 7-12, 2012. The internationally recognized event is ISU sanctioned and will feature 100 top figure skaters from North America, Asia, Australia and Africa. Tickets go on sale Nov. 29. U.S. Team pairs Caydee Denney and John… Continue Reading 100 top figure skaters set to compete in Colorado Springs

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CC hockey takes over World Arena

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It’s two days before the Colorado College men’s ice hockey season begins and the team at the World Arena has their game faces on. Making ice is one of their specialties. And while Colorado College hockey games only represent 22 of the 250 events each year in the World Arena, hockey is a big part… Continue Reading CC hockey takes over World Arena

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