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Sapporo Dome is a stadium in Sapporo, Japan. It is primarily used for baseball and football (soccer), and is the home field of the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters. It opened in 2001 and holds 42,122 people. This stadium hosted some games during the 2002 World Cup. The Athens Olympic Stadium Typical stadium seating consists of terraces, such as shown here at Sarajevos Stadium Kosevo. ... Sapporo scene Sapporo White Illumination Sapporo (札幌市; -shi) is the fifth-largest city in Japan and it is the capital of Hokkaido Prefecture. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium in Saint Louis, Missouri. ... The striker (wearing red jersey) has run past the defender (in white jersey) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to stop the ball. ... The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters (北海道日本ハムファイターズ) are a professional baseball team in Japans Pacific League. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... (Redirected from 2002 World Cup) The 2002 Football World Cup was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ...

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Football Stadiums in Japan: Sapporo Dome (564 words)
Sapporo has played host to the 1972 Winter Olympic Games, and is a popular winter sports mecca for tourists from the big cities, who are looking for an excape from the hustle and bustle.
Sapporo Stadium is a truly magnificent feat of engineering, and as the pictures below should indicate, it is also a very beautiful venue for the World Cup.
Sapporo Dome is located on the Sapporo city subway line, about a 10 minute walk from Fukuju station (the last stop on the "East" line).
Sports Venue Technology - Sapporo Dome World Cup Stadium - Japan (914 words)
The Sapporo Dome, on the island of Hokkaido, Japan is the city’s most futuristic stadium to date.
Sapporo Dome, the venue used for FIFA World Cup™ matches, is situated on a hill, Hitsujigaoka, adjacent to downtown Sapporo.
The Dome has ‘dual arenas’ comprising one open and one closed and its most prominent feature is the "hovering soccer stage," which is the world’s first air hovering mobile system.
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