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Although parking is available around the stadium, the streets are narrow and crowded and sports fans are advised to make use of the various "park and ride" shuttle services available during major matches.
The stadium is the headquarters of the South African Football Association, and has hosted many great soccer internationals, as well as the annual derbies between Johannesburg's leading soccer teams, Kaizer Chiefs (whose home ground is here) and Orlando Pirates.
Smallest of the major stadiums, Milpark Stadium is home ground to the Wits University soccer team, which has often humbled bigger rivals in the premier league.
www.joburg.org.za /travel/travel_stadiums.stm   (740 words)

 :: 2010 WORLD CUP ::
Ellis Park Stadium is the home ground of Orlando Pirates, one of South Africa's premier football teams, and is the venue for some of the first round matches and one of the quarterfinals.
The multi-billion rand transformation of the area is expected to reverse inner city decline and attract investment.
This stadium was demolished in mid-2006 and is being rebuilt to seat 45 000.
www.joburg.org.za /soccer_city/soccer_stadiums.stm   (940 words)

 Kansas City Chiefs - RAND: Can't we get our act together on stadiums?
People are acting as if the stadium funding crisis has arrived without warning, like a natural disaster.
Fact is, the urgency of stadium funding has been obvious for at least the last 10 years.
That was nearly nine years ago and the stadium issue already had been percolating for several years.
www.kcchiefs.com /news/2005/05/31/rand_cant_we_get_our_act_together_on_stadiums   (692 words)

  Football Stadium from FOOTBALL: Football Music Stadium
The Stadium's first of America in downtown Jacksonville, Florida and baseball stadium was informally referred to the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL franchise.
The stadium is domed stadium in Detroit, Michigan that STADIUM MUSIC FOOTBALL is to the team, this is approximately one of Newcastle upon Tyne, England Revolution soccer matches.
It football music stadium is stadium for American football stadium in Irving, Texas, suburb of damage done to form new colleges new picture school ou uconn design asu dimension arizona university.
football-stadium.footballl.org /football-music-stadium.html   (1454 words)

  Pasco: New tourism consultant needed
Honey Rand, the consultant who has helped make Pasco County an ecotourism destination, has announced she won't renew a contract with the county that expires at the end of March.
Rand said Pasco's goal to draw tourists through sporting events is -- no pun intended -- out of her league.
Rand said her biggest accomplishment was "grunt work" such as inventorying hotel rooms and archiving Pasco photos.
www.sptimes.com /2002/01/01/Pasco/New_tourism_consultan.shtml   (411 words)

Die konsensus-siening van die rand se verloop vir 2003 is geneem van Sake se opname onder 30 ekonome.
Die laaste kolom wat verwys na die werklike R/$ koers is die wisselkoers soos op die 20ste van die maand en is die vlak van die wisselkoers toe die siening in daardie maand geneem is. Die siening is die vierde kwartaal gemiddelde waarde van die R/$.
In Januarie was daar nog ‘n verwagting dat die rand sou verswak omdat die geskatte waarde van die rand swakker was as die werklike waarde op daardie stadium.
www.rand-forex.co.za /sakea.htm   (307 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English) is a place, or venue, for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts or other events, consisting of a field or stage partly or completely surrounded by a structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event.
The term "stadium" has also often been used for a baseball park, especially since the construction of Yankee Stadium in 1923, which had a running track initially, as a "true" stadium would, and was also used for football.
stadium (plural stadiums, Latin plural stadia) is a place, or venue, for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts or other events, consisting of a field or stage partly or completely surrounded by a structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/stadium   (4290 words)

 The Floating Head of Ayn Rand :: A Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rand falls back onto the playing field, disrupting the discus throw and costing Lichtenstein a gold medal.
They sieze Rand, place her in a styrofoam beer cooler, and run from the stadium.
It lasts five days, and ends with Rand agreeing to be launched into space, in accordance with her original agreement with The Leader.
www.saintaardvarkthecarpeted.com /ayn_rand/timeline_13.html   (266 words)

 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the apartheid era, Johannesburg was divided into 11 local authorities, seven of which were white and four fl or coloured.
Johannesburg is also the home of the Golden Lions, who play at Ellis Park Stadium and compete in the Currie Cup.
Rand Airport, located in Germiston, is a small airfield used mostly for private aircraft and the home of South African Airways's first Boeing 747 Classic, the Lebombo, which is now an aviation museum.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Johannesburg   (4240 words)

Rand would reject.) She was deeply affected by the Bolshevik Revolution which occured as she moved through puberty.
Rand was named field manager of the Heartland Capitalists in December, 1998 [see Ayn Rand to Lead Capitalists].
Rand's 96th birthday if she hadn't died in 1982 at the age of 77.
www.cosmicbaseball.com /arandiview.html   (1531 words)

 Full steam ahead for stadium: Sport: Soccer: News24   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The stadium will be situated on 120 hectares nut orchard previously owned by the Matsafeni community.
It is envisioned that the stadium will form part of a new entertainment, sport, and tourism precinct on the city outskirts.
The construction of the stadiums will be partly funded nationally, while the hosting provinces are expected to come up with the rest of the money.
www.landbou.com /News24/Sport/Soccer/0,,2-9-840_1878319,00.html   (421 words)

I was told that the stadium could accommodate 80 000 spectators and yet the newspaper reports indicated that 95 000 people had entered the stadium for the match.
At Ellis Park and other stadia around the country, the gradient of the seating is so steep that should spectators need to urgently evacuate the stadia, it is a given that some people are going to be trampled upon as well as fall down the steep steps.
Rand Stadium, etc, have become so poor that they are death traps.
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 The Herald : Sport
The PSL’s director in charge of stadium safety, Roinnie Schloss, decided to close the stadium after inspecting it on Tuesday.
His reasons for the closure were the poor condition of the pitch and poor maintenance and upkeep which have resulted in the stadium being unsafe.
The sponsors are re-negotiating the bus pick-up points for free local transport to the stadiums and will inform the public of the changes as soon as possible.
www.theherald.co.za /herald/2004/10/28/sport/sp06_28102004.htm   (134 words)

THE Rand Stadium, the city's oldest stadium, was built over 50 years ago after an earlier venue became too small for the city's growing needs.
The hiring of the stadium for professional matches had not improved the STFA's finances, and in January 1961 the council took possession of the stadium, paying R290 000 in July 1963 in compensation.
By the mid-1980s, Rand Stadium, although needing attention, was used for a number of other purposes: a road race venue, international boxing pulled in 15 000 people, several rock festivals, and a Jehovah's Witness rally that attracted 30 000 people.
www.joburg.org.za /2007/jan/jan19_stadiumshistory.stm   (2145 words)

 Two stadiums still a concern as World Cup draw approaches - Feature : Africa World
The Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg, which will host eight matches, including the opening game and final, is undergoing a total renovation at a cost of 2.15 billion rand with an expected completion date of April 2009.
The 49,598-seater Loftus Versfeld stadium, which is due to be ready in October 2008 will cost a lot less, just 98 million rand for a new roof, while the 147-million-rand upgrade of the Royal Bafokeng Stadium is expected to be completed by December 2008.
The Bloemfontein stadium is also undergoing an upgrade which has a completion date of August 2008 and a budget of 221 million rand.
www.earthtimes.org /articles/show/146565.html   (709 words)

 College Gridirons-Kenan Stadium-North Carolina Tar Heels
Chapel Hill, NC Home of the North Carolina Tar Heels, Kenan Stadium is oftentimes called one of the most beautiful college football stadiums.
He provided financial support to build a new stadium to honor his parents, therefore the stadium was named Kenan Stadium.
Construction on the stadium began in November 1926 and was completed in 1927.
www.collegegridirons.com /acc/KenanStadium.htm   (290 words)

 Kansas City Chiefs - RAND: Downtown Stadium's An Awful Idea
This stadium issue should be simple: we have a smartly conceived, well-located sports complex with plenty of parking and two major league teams that need stadium upgrades.
That stadium has been a nice addition to downtown Denver but it’s simply untrue to claim it as a catalyst for redevelopment.
She should start by telling her downtown allies that we need to leave the stadiums where they are.
www.kcchiefs.com /news/2005/01/20/rand_downtown_stadiums_an_awful_idea   (816 words)

 Madonna stadium 'may collapse': Entertainment: International: News24
Moscow - Powerful reverberations during Madonna's upcoming concert in Moscow could bring down the roof of the Luzhniki stadium venue, a local architect whose buildings suffered two horrific collapses said on Tuesday.
Just as soldiers marching in unison can cause bridges to fall, music played at a certain frequency could spell disaster for the 84 000-seat stadium where the singer will perform on September 12, Nodar Kancheli told Ekho Moskvy radio.
Built in 1956 and partially roofed for the 1980 Summer Olympics, the stadium was recently chosen for the sell-out concert after days of wrangling between promoters, police and municipal authorities.
www.news24.com /News24/Entertainment/Abroad/0,,2-1225-1243_1993778,00.html   (286 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Africa | South Africa's 2010 Cup challenge
Ms Zille does not want the stadium to sideline more pressing needs like housing, sanitation and other essential services for the city's poor.
Ms Zille's fears on funding the stadium seem to have been allayed following a meeting with government officials and the Local Organising Committee (LOC), but there are still questions over the site of Cape Town's stadium.
Danny Jordaan agrees with the principle of using the tournament to provide economic opportunities, saying there were already policies in place to ensure the empowerment of fl business and entrepreneurs.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/world/africa/5141582.stm   (1034 words)

 World Cup 2010 | Go2Africa.com | Latest South Africa Football World Cup News
Stadiums are set to cost South Africa R9.1 billion.
Construction on the Gautrain begun on the 29
As a two million Rand stadium budget balloons into a nine billion Rand construction project, tensions between South African politics and common sense increase.
www.go2africa.com /football-world-cup-2010/world-cup-football-latest-news.asp   (229 words)

 The Raw Story | South African World Cup committee to probe stadium cost overruns
Cape Town's planned 68,000-seater Green Point stadium, which will host a semi-final match, is being billed at 3.7 billion rand by the officially preferred bidder, 1.7 billion, or 54 per cent, over the 2.5 million rand projected, the paper said.
Tenders for new stadiums in the south-eastern city of Durban and the south-western city of Port Elizabeth have also come in over budget, to the tune of 18 per cent and 19.5 per cent respectively, according to the Star, which factored in value-added tax and escalating building raw materials costs.
Smaller stadiums are also to be built at Nelspruit, about 330 kilometres east of Johannesburg in Mpumalanga province and Polokwane in northern Limpopo province.
rawstory.com /news/2006/South_African_World_Cup_committee_t_01172007.html   (455 words)

 :: GREEN LIGHT FOR SOCCER CITY'S R1,5-BN WORLD CUP TRANSFORMATION ::   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Executive mayor Amos Masondo officially handed over the stadium to constructors Grinaker LTA during a ceremony on 17 January, at Nasrec in the south of the city.
A sod-turning ceremony was held at the stadium in the presence of Masondo; the City's manager, Mavela Dlamini; the executive director of the City's 2010 unit, Sibongile Mazibuko; the chief executive officer of the 2010 local organising committee, Danny Jordaan; and the chairman of the 2010 local organising committee, Jomo Sono.
FNB Stadium, more popularly known as Soccer City, is a key venue for the 2010 World Cup, having been put forward by the bid committee as the venue for both the opening match and the final.
www.joburg.gov.za /2007/jan/jan17_sod.stm   (774 words)

 Govt backs Cape's 2010 stadium: Sport: Soccer: News24
He said that when Cape Town went for the Olympics in 2004, the national ruling African National Congress (ANC) was not in power at local government in the parliamentary capital, but the then administration had pledged over R7bn towards the proposed spending on facilities.
Ooshuizen was asked whether he anticipated that the multi-party opposition government in the city of Cape Town - elected in the place of the ANC in March - may not respond to the project according to national government's wishes.
It is envisaged that the stadium will be at Green Point and be able to house nearly 70 000 people.
www.news24.com /News24/Sport/Soccer/0,,2-9-840_1934564,00.html   (285 words)

 RAND Review | Summer 2003 - Nation Building
For each of the seven historical cases of nation-building, we at RAND compared quantitative data on the "inputs" (troops, money, and time) and "outputs." The outputs included casualties (or lack thereof), democratic elections, and increases in per capita gross domestic product (GDP).
The levels ranged from 1.6 million U.S. troops in the American sector in Germany at the end of World War II to 14,000 U.S. and international troops currently in Afghanistan.
What principally distinguishes Germany, Japan, Bosnia, and Kosovo from Somalia, Haiti, and Afghanistan is not their levels of Western culture, democratic history, economic development, or ethnic homogeneity.
www.rand.org /publications/randreview/issues/summer2003/nation3.html   (1160 words)

 SABCnews.com - sport/soccer
The Rand Stadium in Johannesburg will be in use again next year.
The stadium earmarked as a 2010 World Cup training venue was closed last week because it was regarded unsafe.
The Rand Stadium, south of Johannesburg can rightfully claim to be a Grand Old lady.
www.sabcnews.com /sport/soccer/0,2172,91083,00.html   (283 words)

 The Raw Story | Cape Town strips 1.2-billion rand off cost of 2010 stadium
Johannesburg- The mayor of the South African city of Cape Town said Tuesday that the city had succeeded in cutting over 1 billion rand (139 million dollars) off the cost of the construction of a new soccer stadium for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
A shortfall of 180 million rand still existed between the latest offer and the 2.49 billion rand allocated by the government to Cape Town for the stadium, Zille said.
Cape Town's 68,000-seater Green Point stadium is set to host a semi-final match, with the opening and closing matches to be held at a refurbished Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg.
rawstory.com /news/2006/Cape_Town_strips_1_2_billion_rand_o_02062007.html   (221 words)

 South Africa's World Cup in strife - Football - Fox Sports
The price for a new stadium for the city had escalated from 2.5 billion rand ($445 million) to more than 3.7 billion rand ($659 million), largely because of what Marsden described as extravagant construction tendering.
Ten stadiums in nine South African cities are set to host the 2010 football extravaganza, with Cape Town hoping to get one of the semi-final matches.
The treasury has set aside 15 billion rand ($2.66 billion) for the World Cup, of which 12 billion rand ($2.13 billion) was intended for stadium construction and upgrading.
www.foxsports.com.au /story/0,8659,21109485-23215,00.html   (492 words)

 News: Paper Chasten (Seattle Weekly)
Jack maintained that King County Superior Court Judge Kathleen Learned, now retired, was in error when she based the county's penalty on a mostly per-day basis, rather than per- document, as the statute infers.
Using a combination of logic—multiplying days by the number of some documents—Learned decided the county was 5,090 days late and assessed the minimum $5 daily penalty.
But he got the brush-off from county officials and resorted to formally requesting documents under the records law, which compels public agencies to release documents except for those exempted for reasons such as national security and personal privacy.
www.seattleweekly.com /features/0408/040225_news_records.php   (911 words)

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