Connor Sports Surfaces Selected For 3 New Venues In Qatar

Connor Sports has been selected as the surface of choice across three new venues being constructed in Qatar for the World Handball Championships in January 2015.

Connor, distributed by Raymond Sport in Dubai and the Middle East, have supplied nearly 20,000 square meters of their market leading sports, athletic and gym flooring to the project.

The first completed is the Lekheweya Sport Complex featuring 7,800 square meters of the Connor Neoshok system featuring 20mm x 57mm MFMA Certified 2nd and Better Grade Hard Maple surface as well as the Poloplaz World Class finishing system.

The complex is a project of the Prince of Qatar and will be one of the main venues for the upcoming championships. It includes a main hall and two training halls.

A further two venues for the events with sports surfaces provided by Connor are in the final stages of completion.

For more information on Connor Sports, visit http://www.raymondsport.com/sport-surfaces/squash/connor/.

Sport Court® Appeal Revealed From Above With Drone Technology

The benefits of Sport Court® have been revealed from above in an exciting photo shoot from an overhead drone camera.

The images showcase the vibrancy and colourful appeal of Sport Court® and offer a fantastic tool for demonstrating the surfaces to potential customers including schools, clubs and community courts.

Taken in Czech Republic and Slovakia, the small DJI drone device, fitted with a camera has taken a series of impressive aerial shots of the courts.

Sport Court® is the world’s largest court builder having installed over 100,000 courts in 100 countries worldwide and are tested and approved by the leading sporting bodies.

For more information on Sport Court®, visit http://www.raymondsport.com/sport-surfaces/multi-purpose/sport-court/.

Sport Court® Response Official Volleyball Surface at the Central American & Caribbean Games

Sport Court® Response™ beat the competition to be chosen as the official volleyball surface at the Central American & Caribbean Games, held 15th – 30th November 2014.

31 countries from the region participated over 36 sports at the event, held in Veracruz, Mexico.

Sport Court®, a specialist in providing safe sports courts approved by the world’s leading sporting bodies, supplied a main indoor competition surface, secondary Sport Court® Response™ training surface and three separate Sport Court® Power Game™ training surfaces.

Championship tested, Sport Court® Response™ is The Official Playing Surface of the NCAA Volleyball Championships and USA Volleyball National Teams and provides superior traction, shock absorption and performance for nearly any sport at any level.

Sport Court® Power Game™ was selected as the maintenance-friendly option where the facilities were open to the elements. The Sport Court® Power Game™ system is recognised as the safest outdoor court in the world with the lowest skin abrasion of any outdoor court and featuring patented Double-Tier shock absorbing grid and Lateral Forgiveness™ to reduce joint strain and fatigue.

Sport Court® was first used as the main volleyball competition surface at the CAC Games in Sal Salvador, El Salvador in 2002 and remains the only modular surface approved for international competition by the FIVB.

For more information, visit http://www.raymondsport.com/sport-surfaces/multi-purpose/sport-court/.