The 5 Coolest Sports Facilities in the World
Whether you’re playing in a local park for your weekly 5-aside match or if you’re a professional athlete that plays in a massive stadium on the regular, athletes of all levels can relate to the feeling of playing in a great venue. But there’s some sports venues that stand out among the rest, making it to the bucket lists of sports fans around the world. Today on the blog, we’re breaking down 5 of the most incredible sports venues across the globe.
5. Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia
Often described as the heart of Melbourne, the MCG (also referred to simply as “The G”), has a rich history of sport in Australia. It has hosted events like the 1956 Olympics, the Commonwealth Games, as well as visits from the Pope and the Royal family. It is one of the biggest stadiums in the world, with a capacity of over 100,000 people.
4. Tournesol Swimming Pool by Urbane Kultur, France
Enclosed in a dome structure, this swimming pool makes going to swim some laps an experience like no other. The structure can also be opened up with sliding panels for the summertime!
3. Burj al Arab Tennis Court, Dubai
The world’s highest tennis court not only looks incredibly impressive, but it’s hosted some of the world’s most famous athletes. Roger Federer and Andre Agassi notably played here in 2005.
2. Wembley Stadium, England
One of the most well-known sports facilities in the world, London’s Wembley Stadium is the largest stadium in the UK and the second largest in Europe, and is home to England’s national football team.
1. Beijing National Stadium, China
Also known as the Bird’s Nest, the Beijing National Stadium was designed for the 2008 Summer Olympics and holds up to 91,000 people.
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