Tag: France


Toulouse misses Paris 2024 host cities’ bus

Paris 2024 soccer venues announced

Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice and Saint-Etienne will join France capital Paris for the 2024 Olympics as host cities for the men’s and women’s football tournaments at the Games. This information was given by the organizing committee for the 2024 Olympics in Paris. Toulouse (France) had... » Read more


OL Vallée cherry on France tourism cake

France Olympique Lyon leisure center

OL Vallée is a massive project of the Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais the design of which was conceived when the Groupama Stadium (France) opened in 2016. Spread over a 50 ha site, it is all set to become a sports center of excellence and is scheduled to go on stream in 2024. The new complex will... » Read more


France venues sans fans as COVID badgers

France games still behind closed doors Nov 2020

An announcement has been made by the French Presidency that fans will not be allowed to return to sports venues this year, and when they will return to the stadium fold it will be subject to strict limits based on a stadium or arena’s size. President of France Emmanuel Macron led a conference... » Read more


‘The Red Star’ new venue plans pigeonholed

Paris Red Star stadium renovation

Plans for a new arena have been formally shelved by the French football club Red Star F.C. of Paris (France). Instead, the club has decided to revamp its residence Stade Bauer in partnership with the French development group Réalités. Red Star Football Club is a French association football club... » Read more


Paris to host major rugby showpiece events

France Rugby 2023 update October 2020

The organizing committee for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France has arrived at an agreement for Paris’ Stade de France to host 10 matches at the national team tournament. The 2023 Rugby World Cup, to be hosted by France, is scheduled to be the 10th men’s Rugby World Cup, taking place in the... » Read more


Paris 2024 organizers tighten purse strings

Paris 2024 venue update

A series of cost-cutting measures were announced recently by the organizers of Paris 2024 Olympics (France) which will bring down the Games’ bill by 400 million euros due to the severe impact of COVID-19 on the sports venue sector as well as on the sporting calendar. The most significant of the... » Read more


FC Metz venue revamp work gets a jumpstart

Metz Stadium - October 2020 update

The French association football club FC Metz is one of just two major clubs in France to own their home grounds. The club’s stadium redecoration work was in the works for a long time. Work has suddenly caught pace and now, the club is gearing up to launch the new grandstand of its residence... » Read more


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