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Sir Hubert Murray Stadium Thumbs Up for Upgrading

The upgrading of Sir Hubert Murray Stadium will now go ahead afterthe National Court ruled in favor ofthe government.

Fireworks were displayed on Thursday asthe celebration begins to welcomethe new state ofthe art stadium which was set to be completed in 14 months and ready for the 2015 Pacific Games.

 

The Stadium will also becomethe home of weightlifting as well as ther necessary amenities required.

 

The stadium was once a host tothe 1969 Games as well asthe opening and closing ceremony ofthe 1991 Pacific Games.

 

The construction work was awarded to Curtain Bethersunderthe private-public partnership.

 

 The national government budgeted K11 million for the projectowhile Curtain Betherswill provide labour and machinery free of charge.

 

Present atthe occasion werethe sporting dignitaries includingthe 2015 Pacific Games Committee.

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