Tag: France

France rugby show organizers to pull up socks

France again Fans have trouble to get into stadiums

The Rugby World Cup organizers will take steps to improve access to Marseille’s (France) Stade Vélodrome after numerous fans missed the start of England’s match against Argentina on September 9th night. ‘AP’ stated that all 63,118 ticket-holders eventually reached their seats after many... » Read more

Chaix & Morel to spiff up Lorient home

FC Lorient stadium update July 2023

The Paris (France)-based design studio Chaix & Morel has landed the project for redevelopment of the Stade du Moustoir in Lorient, France, digs of the Ligue 1 club FC Lorient. The Municipality of Lorient has appointed Chaix & Morel as the Project Manager of the development. ‘Chaix et... » Read more

Paris 2024 swear by sustainability

Anthony Piqueras at Coliseum Europe 2023

Anthony Piqueras has a huge responsibility on his shoulders. He is in charge of the venues and infrastructures being developed for the greatest sporting extravaganza on the planet – Paris 2024 – and has at his fingertips all the information.Full presentation available exclusively for... » Read more

Brest new home venue price overshoot

Stade Brestois 29 work on new stadium to start in 2025

Work on the new home of the Ligue 1 team Stade Brestois 29 in Brest (France) is expected to start in 2025 and is scheduled to be completed two years later. The price tag of the new 15,000-seat venue has surpassed the original budget and now stands at 106 million euros. ‘dayFREURO’ stated that... » Read more

France not to host Six Nations Games in Paris

Six Nations 3 stadiums in France announced for 2024

France will host their home Six Nations games away from Paris for the first time, tournament organizers said on May 29th, announcing Marseille, Lille and Lyon as the new venues for next year’s edition. ‘Reuters’ stated that France, who have so far played their home games at the Stade de... » Read more

France pull the plug on staging rugby showcase

France to withdraw bid to host Rugby League WC 2025

France will not host the Rugby League World Cup in 2025, organizers said on May 15th, citing a failure to meet the financial criteria outlined by the French Government. ‘Reuters’ stated that France won the bid to host the 2025 World Cup in January 2022. The 2021 edition of the tournament was... » Read more

France Meinau Stadium rejig work set to begin

Racing Strasbourg starts stadium redevelopment

Renovation work on the Meinau Stadium in Strasbourg, France, will begin in the Summer of 2023. The rejig work is scheduled to be over within three years. ‘francebleu.fr’ stated that the redecoration work will see the Meinau Stadium capacity rise to 32,000 from the present strength of... » Read more