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October 11, 2019
An average temperature of 25 °C, cloudless skies, beautiful beaches and blue sea. What sounds like a perfect day on holiday is in fact a description of this year’s venue for the Socca World Cup 2019 on the Greek Mediterranean island of Crete. A total of 40 teams will compete for the coveted title from 12 to 20 October on the beach at Rethymno.…
September 9, 2019
Field hockey is more popular than ever. The team sport is proving particularly popular with young people. Hockey has been played on synthetic turf since the 1970s. Not least because the even carpet of turf with short blades delivers optimal conditions for a fast and precise game.…
July 15, 2019
You find them in schools and universities, in clubs, leisure facilities and public spaces: Brick-red tartan surface with colourful markings, two goals, basketball net  and a high fence with wire mesh – outdoor all-weather pitches. Their shock-absorbing tartan surfaces have very good ball-bouncing properties, protect athletes from injuries, are non-slip and the water-permeable variants dry out quickly after a downpour.…
June 5, 2019
Exposed red handmade bricks with round arches – the listed stadium in Stockholm is an architectural jewel dating back to 1912. At that time, it was built according to the plans of Swedish architect Torben Grut for the fifth modern Olympic Games. Today, it still serves as a venue for international sports competitions.…
May 24, 2019
On 3 May 2019, it’s that time again – when the best athletes in the world meet for the kick-off event of the IAAF Diamond League in Qatar’s Doha, on the Persian Gulf. After that, it will continue from stadium to stadium at an almost weekly rate, until finally the IAAF Diamond League Champions, which will feature 32 athletics disciplines, will be selected on 29 August in Zurich and on 6 September in Brussels.…
May 2, 2019
Half a century ago, the story of Polytan began with the production of shock-absorbing, seamless tartan race tracks, initially under the name of Firl + Schretter Sportstättenbau, based in Neuburg an der Danube. The company founders were forward-thinking with their product choice.…
March 29, 2019
Any sports club or inexperienced garden or landscape architect wishing to tackle a sports field construction with artificial turf should pay close attention. Sports field construction costs can quickly get out of hand due to poor planning, unsuitable products or incorrect installation of the new sports floor, among other things.…
February 28, 2019
Spectacular hockey news, which sooner or later will inspire die-hard field hockey fans and beyond, will be reported from the international hockey sport world: On 19 January, 2019, the high-calibre FIH Pro League, created by the FIH (International Hockey Federation), was launched with 17 exceptional world-class teams.…

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