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Sydney to spend A$2b to rebuild its two biggest stadiums

But critics slam it as waste of money; say funds could be better spent on improving schools, hospitals

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The 83,500-capacity ANZ Stadium was completed in 1999 for Sydney's hosting of the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Sydney

THE two biggest stadiums in Sydney will be torn down and rebuilt in a major A$2 billion (S$2.05 billion) redevelopment, the state government said on Friday, in a controversial move that critics have deemed a waste of money.

The 83,500-capacity ANZ Stadium - completed in 1999

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