May 19, 2009, 7am PDT
Sochi, Russia, is set to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. But work on the site has hardly begun, according to this report from <em>The Moscow Times</em>.
The Moscow Times
April 17, 2009, 11am PDT
Kansas City has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in a new indoor arena with the hopes of luring a pro basketball or hockey team. But a year and a half after opening, nobody's biting.
The Atlantic
March 30, 2009, 8am PDT
Paul Goldberger looks at the two new baseball stadia opening in New York this Spring.
The New Yorker
March 1, 2009, 11am PST
The Los Angeles suburb of Industry has approved plans to build a stadium in the city in hopes of luring a football team back to the L.A. area.
Associated Press
December 23, 2008, 5am PST
This column from <em>The Tyee</em> looks at the architecture for Vancouver's 2010 Olympic games and is not impressed.
The Tyee
December 16, 2008, 11am PST
As part of its bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, the city of Chicago has proposed a slight change to the layout of its Olympic stadia. The only problem is that the newly proposed site for the aquatics center is listed on the National Register.
Chicago Tribune
November 6, 2008, 5am PST
Stadium construction in New York that was intended to have only a small cost to taxpayers has turned out to be a major investment and allocation of tax breaks, causing many to question whether the economic benefits of rebuilding will ever be seen.
The New York Times
September 7, 2008, 1pm PDT
Delays in construction have cased FIFA officials to remove Port Elizabeth from the list of host cities for the 2009 Confederations Cup, the dress rehearsal tournament before the 2010 World Cup. Concerns remain about the country's readiness.
Sports Illustrated
September 5, 2008, 1pm PDT
Football and shopping become one in New England, where the owner of the New England Patriots NFL team has built a $300 million mall and entertainment complex next to the stadium.
August 7, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Olympics-related construction in Beijing has impressed many, but does little to make the city a better place. Architecture critic Blair Kamin says Chicago needs to be careful about not repeating China's mistakes if it hosts the games in 2016.</p>
The Chicago Tribune