On the south it was bordered by a portico with a single row of columns in front; on the east by a double portico, more than a stadium in length (220 yds.), and serving as a racecourse for practice in bad weather.
An important place of entertainment is Olympia, near Hammersmith Road and the Addison Road station on the West London railway, which includes a vast arena under a glass roof; while at Shepherd's Bush are the extensive grounds and buildings first occupied by the Franco-British Exhibition of 1908, including a huge stadium for athletic displays.
The starting-point and the goal in the Stadium were marked by limestone thresholds.
"Furlong" was as early as the 9th century used to translate the Latin stadium, s th of the Roman mile.
Following northwards the line of the east wall, we reach at the north-east corner of the Altis the entrance to the Stadium, which extends east of the Altis in a direction from west-south-west to east-north-east.
If 500,000,000 is still an inconceivably large number: Imagine a football stadium packed with spectators.
Mick, trailing behind with Penny, called over his shoulder, "Why don't you just round up all of Shipton's enemies, rent a stadium and interview them?"
The Stadium, in which the Panathenaic Games were held, was first laid out by the orator Lycurgus about 330 B.C. It was an oblong structure filling a natural depression near the left bank of the Ilissus beneath the eastern de clivity of the Ardettus hill, the parallel sides and semicircular end, or acev50vn, around the arena being partially excavated from the adjoining slopes.
The practice was long afterwards adopted of designating the Olympiad, or period of four years, by the name of the victor in the contests of the stadium, and of inscribing his name in the gymnasium of Olympia.
Yeah. I'd like nothing more than to round them all up into a stadium and wipe 'em clean.
The Tacoma High School has an excellent stadium for athletic contests, seating 25,000.
A little north of this wall are remains of a theatre and stadium, traces of aqueducts and foundations of buildings.
The Stadium had been already completed and the Odeum had not yet been built when Pausanias visited Athens; these buildings were the last important additions to the architectural monuments of the ancient city.
At Corinth he built a theatre, at Delphi a stadium, at Thermopylae hot baths, at Canusium in Italy an aqueduct.
The stadium lies, as Pausanias says, in the highest part of the city to the north-west.
There is a gutter round the level space of the stadium, with basins at intervals for the use of spectators or competitors, and a post at every hundred feet of the course, thus dividing it into six portions.
The foundation of the stadium generale of Palencia in 1212 by Alphonso IX.
Meanwhile the list of contests on the old racecourse, the stadium, had been enlarged.
In a valley just to the south-west of the precinct is the stadium, of which the seats and goal are well preserved.
But it is clear that it extended south and south-east of the Stadium, and roughly parallel with it, though stretching far beyond it to the east.
The German explorers excavated the Stadium so far as was necessary for the ascertainment of all essential points.
The ancient and the modern eras met together on the Capitol at Petrarch's coronation, and a new stadium for the human spirit, that which we are wont to style Renaissance, was opened.
Closer to the acropolis the outline of the stadium is still visible, and the theatre was situated on the N.
There are a large gymnasium and a stadium of re-enforced concrete for athletic contests, capable of seating 20,000 people and one of the largest athletic fields in the world.
These probably arose after the foundation of Messene in 369 B.C. Aristomenes' statue was set up in the stadium there: his bones were fetched from Rhodes and placed in a tomb surmounted by a column (Paus.
Two theatres, on the eastern slope of the Acropolis, faced the bright waters of the Marmora, and a stadium was found on the level tract on the other side of the hill, close to the Golden Horn.
The exact length of the Stadium itself - which was primarily the course for the foot-race - was about 210 yds.
It was now, too, that he published his famous work Stadium, suggesting a whole series of useful and indeed indispensable reforms (1833), which was followed by Hunnia (1834), which advocated the extension and beautifying of Budapest so as to make it the worthy capital of a future great power.
There was doubtless a similar sill at the lower end for the start of the stadium, this upper one being intended for the start of the diaulos and longer races.
The entrance to the Stadium from the north-east corner of the Altis was a privileged one, reserved for the judges of the games, the competitors and the heralds.
13); Berytus, which had no king of its own, probably formed with Byblus a single kingdom; while Tripolis consisted of a federation of three cities separated by a stadium from each other, and provided a meeting-place for the federal council, which was chiefly occupied in dealings with the Persian government (Diod.
In addition to the sacred precinct, with its temples and other buildings, the theatre and stadium have been cleared; and several other extensive buildings, including baths, gymnasia, and a hospital for invalids, have also been found.
The other buildings which can be identified are the theatre, the stadium, the council chamber or Bouleuterion, and the propylaeum of the market, while on the shoulder of the mountain are the foundations of a small temple, probably that of Artemis Laphria.
It encloses a mass of ruins conspicuous in which are a fine triumphal arch, the colonnades of two streets, a gymnasium, &c. A stadium and a theatre lie outside on the south.
Thus foot, digit, palm, cubit, stadium, mile, talent, mina, stater, drachm, obol, pound, ounce, grain, metretes, medimrius, modius, hin and many others mean nothing exact unless qualified by the name of their country or city.
Dorpfeld, we assume an Attic stadium of 200 steps (500 ft.) to be equal to 164 metres, a degree of 700 stad.
Ariel views of football stadium from the U.K & Europe.
The apparently strange and inconvenient position of the Stadium relatively to the Altis was due simply to the necessity of obeying the conditions of the ground, here determined by the curve of the loweslopes which bound the valley on the north.
acceptable behavior inside the Olympic stadium.
With the atmosphere cranked up to full tempo with the tannoy banging out stadium rousing anthem ' Stand By Your Man ' (!
On a higher level still, a little to the west, is the stadium.
Piazza Navona - An ancient stadium once rested here.
The chief buildings outside the sacred precinct are the theatre and the stadium.
These images stood at the northern side of the Agora, in a row, which extended from the north-east angle of the Metroum to the gate of the private entrance from the Altis into the Stadium.
But the most notable monument is the theatre, which lies outside the walls on the south-west, near the stadium.
amazes everyone in the stadium by doing something that nobody in British football expected.
Walked away from Firhill deflated and the stadium announcer was reading the full time scores, which deflated me more!
Fans of Weymouth Speedway are being urged to back the club's planning application to continue racing at the Wessex Stadium.
No other area of business or sporting venue can boast a bigger attraction or more diverse gathering than Brunton Park Stadium on matchdays.
We also caught a glimpse of the runners carrying the baton on its way to the stadium.
It will make a big impact and suitable entrance which will be so befitting for what is a very special, world-renowned stadium.
reading bulldogs defeated their local rivals Swindon Robins 46-44 in what was an enthralling contest between two Elite League heavy weights at Smallmead Stadium.
An actual stadium was built for the show, which cost big money when combined with the large ensemble cast.
catechesis event hundreds of priests were situated all around the stadium available to hear the confessions of the World Youth Day pilgrims.
cheerynother day, with another referee, they might have bade farewell to the old, gray stadium with a much cheerier wave.
comeback stadium tour in the summer.
The Stadium however was designed for sports events rather than for pop concerts.
Reading Bulldogs defeated their local rivals Swindon Robins 46-44 in what was an enthralling contest between two Elite League heavy weights at Smallmead Stadium.
crammed inside like pebbles on a beach, the crowd made enough noise to have filled a stadium.
delirious fans staged a street party outside the stadium, complete with booming firecrackers.
The race footage shows the Long Beach Marine Stadium in the background (look out for the oil derricks ).
eleventh placed Plymouth this afternoon at the JJB Stadium.
enthralling contest between two Elite League heavy weights at Smallmead Stadium.
erase the memory of the victors ' goading in the stadium car park.
We are using a long reach excavator to nibble away at the stadium structure.
fans ' stadium your England World Cup venue this week?
That the new Arsenal stadium exists at all is an astonishing feat.
Here we are standing outside the stadium beneath the Olympic flame.
football stadium Maracana.
I hope he's playing footie up there in the great stadium in the sky.
I went to see their " hell freezes Over " concert at Murrayfield Stadium almost 10 years ago.
greyhound stadium in Lower Edmonton you cry.
Teixeira already has 107 homers and 340 RB Giants Stadium New York phone calls seeking comment.
Rangers ' matchday hospitality can cater for 1,200 people in executive boxes and suites around the stadium.
The news on club insignia at the stadium in time for next season was also widely welcomed.
lakefront home stadium of American football's Chicago Bears.
Located on the northern perimeter of the stadium, it is a completely landlocked site.
However, Robbie Neilson came out of nowhere to make arguably the best ever last-ditch tackle at the National Stadium.
Are these faults spoiling what is a truly magnificent stadium?
Friday 14th January 2005 Greyhound stadium delay A planned multi-million pound makeover at Great Yarmouth Greyhound stadium has been put back.
He suffered martyrdom about the year 155 by being burnt to death in the city stadium.
Nationwide first division mid table mediocrity looms large for the Raw Dikes Stadium.
Using an optical microscope Wembley Stadium would look like a blurred blob.
Albion usually play their home midweek games on Tuesday, but Gillingham entertained Southend United yesterday at the Priestfield Stadium.
millenniumm stadium will be even more tense than this, if we win, it will even eclipse this as an experience.
outgrowrusade which began in Atlantic stadium soon outgrew the 25,000 capacity.
There will be a range of events, including a pageant at the National Stadium.
Stadium baby prams have the rear seat slightly higher than the front enabling both children a view of the scenery.
On Thursday at Stoke Mandeville Stadium a local primary school was using the pool for their weekly lessons.
processional route to Wembley Stadium has been shelved.
And then checked again when you actually enter the stadium proper.
purpose-built stadium, possibly the best of its kind in Europe.
quintain estates and Development plc is transforming the area around the stadium.
Man U's Old Trafford Stadium is undergoing stand reconstruction.
redeveloping the stadium.
The golden girls even got to relive the race on a 1:6 scale replica model of the Berlin Olympic stadium.
roar of the crowd inside the stadium without being able to see the action on the field.
If Ben Elton is the stadium rocker of the new musical theater scene, Niall Ashdown is the soulful indie band.
The feel good factor is absorbing the Abbey Stadium at the moment as the all-important league run-in continues.
I was amazed to discover that the plans by the board of asset stripping even include the stadium scoreboard.
More than 75,000 fans went to a visitor center to see a video about plans for the new stadium and to buy season tickets.
shambles at the back during the Cheltenham draw at the KC Stadium.
BURTON Albion boss Nigel Clough has promised Derby County a tough work-out in tomorrow's showpiece friendly at the Pirelli Stadium, kick-off 3pm.
A gentle purring rattles the air currents above the South Stand, but the stadium seems as sleepy as it's been for years.
Ideal for outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, stadium visits or riding a sleigh in winter.
sorry saga that has surrounded the building of a new stadium has dragged on for too long.
SOS office musta been impressed by big numbers in Wales to add more facts to the ' stadium yes ' lobby.
Ashington Ashington Arrows too staged speedway at the towns Portland Park stadium in the early 1970's.
speedway stadium, an aquarium complex, a thriving Arts Center and water parks.
Winning would be a real success then:) Eddie Izzard's idea, carrying the huge spliff into the stadium, hehe.
modern football stadia can be soul-less concrete boxes at the best of times - witness Oxford's Kassam Stadium.
Usage for stadium: sports stadia or football stadiums.
In his first 10 years, £ 52 million was spent redeveloping the stadium.
There were, we reminded him, alternative ways to fill a stadium.
They play in a purpose built stadium on Surrey Street, the other side of the railroad to their former home.
stadium on the outskirts of the City and its accessibility has not helped.
The East London Boro lies at the heart of the London 2012 Olympic Bid, with the main Olympic stadium proposed for Stratford.
The ceremony took place in a packed stadium, with musical groups and celebrities.
A 20,000-seater stadium would cost at least £ 12,000,000.
In December of last year Mr McClure won planning permission for the 25,000-seater stadium, together with its commercial development.
In May 1998 the Old Show Ground was demolished for supermarket development and the club switched to Glanford Park, a new purpose-built stadium.
stadium announcer was reading the full time scores, which deflated me more!
stadium rocker of the new musical theater scene, Niall Ashdown is the soulful indie band.
stadium seating are being revised to incorporate recommendations from the emergency services.
stadium rock show is basically the open air festival penned up inside the walls of a sports arena.
Cardiff City have asked for even more time to deliver its 30,000 seater stadium project.
The session runs from 12.30pm 2.00pm at the brand new synthetic grass pitches at the athletics stadium.
The long-awaited 20,000 all-seater stadium is expected to take around a year to build.
Coventry Rugby Club have applied for planning permission to build a dual purpose greyhound racing stadium, which is owned by Coventry City Council.
The noise in a football stadium can be a serious threat to your hearing.
San Diego: There is a logo behind the baseball stadium.
Jose Mourinho includes young midfield starlet Lassana Diarra in the 16 to face Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Sunday.
A new stand would brighten up a stadium that is starting to look a little tatty.
Take the new tramway to its southern terminus - from there a bus takes you to the stadium.
The bowl, which covered three-quarters of the stadium in a horseshoe shape, was completed for the football stadium.
This culminated in the Heysel stadium tragedy of 1985, when violence by English hooligans led to the deaths of over 30 Italian fans.
New stadia include the Berlin Olympic stadium, Arsenal's Emirates Stadium and the as yet unfinished Wembley.
A private tour of the Stadium is included for all parties making any event a totally unforgettable experience.
Twickenham Stadium in west London is the national Rugby union stadium.
unveiled at a press conference at 2pm tomorrow at the KC Stadium.
All eyes will now be on the first match at the City of Manchester Stadium, and the first xi selected by Powell.
The Stadium was used not only for foot-races, but for boxing, wrestling, reaping, quoit-throwing and javelin-throwing.
One hundred thousand fans fill the stadium.
You could power generators that could light up a stadium.
For the 2005/06 season, Ospreys has moved into a new multi-million pound purpose-built stadium, possibly the best of its kind in Europe.
Quintain Estates and Development plc is transforming the area around the stadium.
New Israel Fund launched its New Voice in the Stadium campaign in 2003 to combat racism in Israeli soccer.
The Millenium Stadium, the UK 's only stadium with a retracting roof, has a seating capacity of 74,500 for sports events.
Plans for the increased stadium seating are being revised to incorporate recommendations from the emergency services.
They have to listen to every roar of the crowd inside the stadium without being able to see the action on the field.
Crusaders would also develop a training academy at the former Butts Stadium alongside an arena for Coventry rugger club.
Friday 8th December 2000 Morfa Stadium is on shaky ground.
Goodness me what a shambles at the back during the Cheltenham draw at the KC Stadium.
BURTON Albion boss Nigel Clough has promised Derby County a tough work-out in tomorrow 's showpiece friendly at the Pirelli Stadium, kick-off 3pm.
A gentle purring rattles the air currents above the South Stand, but the stadium seems as sleepy as it 's been for years.
The sorry saga that has surrounded the building of a new stadium has dragged on for too long.
The SoS office musta been impressed by big numbers in Wales to add more facts to the ' stadium yes ' lobby.
Swimming & Swim School Swimming Stoke Mandeville Stadium offers a fully accessible 25m, 6 lane swimming pool with spectator seating for 150.
Poole has a greyhound and speedway stadium, an aquarium complex, a thriving Arts Center and water parks.
Winning would be a real success then :) Eddie Izzard 's idea, carrying the huge spliff into the stadium, hehe.
Modern football stadia can be soul-less concrete boxes at the best of times - witness Oxford 's Kassam Stadium.
Usage for stadium: Sports stadia or football stadiums.
The location of the stadium on the outskirts of the City and its accessibility has not helped.
The stadium rock show is basically the open air festival penned up inside the walls of a sports arena.
This afternoon the boys visited the Phillips Stadium in sweltering heat.
The first floor of the stadium has the bottom tier of seating and directors seating area.
New stadia include the Berlin Olympic stadium, Arsenal 's Emirates Stadium and the as yet unfinished Wembley.
Twickenham Stadium in west London is the national rugby union stadium.
Parkinson is unveiled at a press conference at 2pm tomorrow at the KC Stadium.
All eyes will now be on the first match at the City of Manchester Stadium, and the first XI selected by Powell.
All weapons are strictly prohibited from the stadium, from small knives to incendiary devices.
This 10-theater entertainment center contains digital projection in all their theaters and has stadium seating with large, plush chairs.
Essex Shoppes & Cinemas also has a grocery store and a movie theater with stadium seating.
In the case of the latter layout, your photos will likely consist mostly of tailgating activities and a few shots from inside the stadium.
For the sports fan, you can get them tickets to tour their favorite team's stadium.
One to consider is the Nordic Ware Pro Cast Stadium Pan.
One day in 1989, Pamela and her friends went to a football game and Pamela was shown on the stadium screen.
Made of "Stadium Core" moisture control fabric, which also regulates temperature and is snag and pull resistant.
Coats: If you are looking for something to wear when the temperatures dip below freezing or something just for those chilly days, check out the great coat collection that includes everything from stadium jackets to double-breasted peacoats.
You can also get Frisbees, stadium cups, pencils, key tags, or visors.
Each row is slightly elevated to produce a stadium seating effect with unimpeded views for all riders.
If you do, you get a nice, new, shiny stadium.
Classic tracks such as Wario's Stadium were introduced, as well as a new version of Rainbow Road.
Revisit everything from Delfino Square on the DS to Waluigi Stadium on the GameCube.
Toy Stadium for Challenge Mode - Beat each of the Minigames once on any difficulty.
A Warp Pipe will appear to take you to the Toy Stadium Minigame.
Each stadium, like Bowser's Castle and Donkey Kong's Jungle, have their special obstacles that can be hindrances or just fun to play.In any sports game, the main game is single player mode and Mario Superstar Baseball is no different.
The stadium music is pretty fun to listen to while not getting annoying: the songs are catchy and reminiscent of old school Nintendo.
I expected twitchy graphics and the "player-on-greenscreen" effect (where it looks like they were filmed on a stadium background) and that's what I got.
The music is stadium hip-hop and rock, though sometimes the two are meshed together, which makes no sense.
There aren't 60,000 fans looking on, you don't even play in a stadium.
The scope of your collection can be as simple as a special item protected in a case, or FatHead wall stickers and team stadium throws- the choice is up to you.
The Giants original San Francisco home was on the corner of 16th and Bryant at the old Seals Stadium.
In 1960, the Giants moved to Candlestick Park for forty foggy years before the current jewel of a stadium was opened on the shores of China Basin in 2000.
Golden Gate Park Stadium - Golden Gate Park Stadium was originally built with aspirations of becoming a huge amphitheater.
Those plans never were formalized, but the stadium opened in 1906 and was used for horse harness racing and polo matches.
Living within sixty miles of the home stadium, or being willing to relocate, is a must.
The local real estate has change somewhat as well adding such sites as Texas Stadium and Times Square to the board with property values being extremely high.
In 2007, the princes hosted a concert at Wembley Stadium to celebrate her life.
Let's face it -- those bleachers and stadium seats are not very comfortable.
This is possible through the use of stadium seat cushions.
The most popular being the Football Stadium Seat Cushions.
Team Sportswear sells stadium seat cushions for bleachers.
Custom Ink has customizable vinyl stadium seat cushions.
Totally disbelief seems to wash over the entire stadium at this unexpected turn of events.
Marcus Theaters offer the latest in movie-going technology including comfortable stadium seating and digital sound.
It is stadium seating because the screen is so immense you wouldn't be able to take it all in otherwise.
Doubletree Hotel Cleveland Downtown: The Doubletree lists itself as the closest hotel to the Rock Hall, the Great Lakes Science Center, and Cleveland Browns Stadium, and features complimentary shuttles around the downtown area.
He rides around the stadium after every Trojan score.
If you repeat the same fun football chants at each game, you'll have a stadium full of loud fans that can be heard everywhere!
One of the traditions of the DCC is to have an unveiling party for the girls in the Cowboys' stadium where they get to witness "the big reveal".
These dedicated women are often the first ones to enter the stadium before a game and some of the last to leave.
Other opportunities: Look for alternate ways to exercise outdoors, such as climbing steps in an athletic stadium or doing chin-ups on monkey bars as your kids play on the playground.
Since its inception in 1995, the show has grown to include elaborate set designs and singers and rock bands that, on their own, can easily fill a football stadium.
The 2010 Super Bowl and Lingerie Bowl is scheduled for February 7, 2010 to be played in Dolphin Stadium (the stadium switches names from LandShark Stadium to Dolphin Stadium in January 2010) in Miami, Florida.
While singing her third single from Autobiography, "La La", the entire stadium rose up in boos.
He was there when they played Shea Stadium as a support act for the Who.
Muse has continued to build its fan base through touring, and in December, 2006, they sold out the 75,000 seat Wembley Stadium venue in London in less than an hour.
With Keith Urban selling millions of albums and selling out stadium concert tours, demand for Keith Urban MP3 downloads is at an all time high.
As the years have progressed, Joel has seemed to relish his "elder statesman" position and has even begun to move away from large, stadium tours to more exclusive, smaller shows for his die-hard fans.
He is the only artist to have played Yankee Stadium, Shea Stadium and Giants Stadium.
A sports-themed party should include whatever you'd find at a stadium for that particular sport.
A hush is falling over the crowd and the stadium lights are collecting into beams of illumination on the field and a thick fog of tension is building.
Towering high above the ground fans are packed into the vast stadium and sport banners in support of their favorite players the likes of which you've never seen before.
In addition, you may be able to find a NFL uniform for your child at a store in the stadium of your favorite team.
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