Tag: France

Paris 2024 chief’s out-of-the-box ideas

Paris 2024 opening ceremony not in Stade de France

On the night of September 5th, during the Paralympic handover ceremony in Tokyo (Japan), Tony Estanguet could be seen bounding on to a stage in Paris (France) in a black polo shirt and stonewash jeans. Bustling with energy and wearing a big smile, like a radio DJ or Club 18-30 rep, he geed up a... » Read more

With Messi catch, PSG looking to expand home

Parc des Princes expansion

With the Argentine football star Lionel Messi finally joining the Ligue 1 French football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) (France) fold recently and the PSG on cloud nine following the prize catch, the PSG President, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, has expressed his desire to expand the capacity of the club’s... » Read more

‘The Red and Blues’ to greet capacity crowd

Parc de Princes at full capacity

The prefecture has given the nod for the Ligue 1 team Paris Saint-Germain’s home – Parc des Princes (France) – to open to full capacity. The ‘Paris Saint-Germain’ has stated that following the Prefecture’s green light, the Ligue 1 team is getting ready to welcome supporters back... » Read more

Boxers to match wits in home of French Open!

Roland Garros will host boxing fight

The home of the French Open tennis championship – Roland-Garros Stadium (France) – will host boxing matches in September this year, 75 years after French boxing great Marcel Cerdan fought and won there. The ‘French Tennis Federation’ stated that the Roland-Garros Stadium will host... » Read more

Paris 2024 launch website for athletes’ ease

Paris 2024 launches website with potential training sites

Paris 2024 (France) has launched a website which lists potential training camp venues for athletes competing at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics in three years’ time. ‘inside the games’ stated that more than 770 venues are listed, with athletes, National Olympic Committees and National... » Read more

Plans unfolded to rejig ‘The Audonians’ home

France Red Star FC unveils new development plans

Plans for reshaping the iconic Bauer Stadium (France) – home of the French association football club Red Star F.C. since the year 1909 – were unbolted recently before newsmen as well as before the investors of the area. The spruce-up work is scheduled to be completed by the year... » Read more

Stade de France emerge as ‘vaccinodrome’

Stade de France newsletter update May 2021

France’s largest stadium, the Stade de France, opened on April 6th, 2021 as its largest COVID-19 vaccination center. Since then, 30,000 people per week have been vaccinated. The stadium has been turned into a ‘vaccinodrome’. The ‘Stade de France’ stated that the playing field is being... » Read more

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