Tag: France


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


France venue court roof sartorial statement

Roland Garros retractable roof on court Suzanne-Lenglen

Come 2024, and the Roland-Garros Stadium (France) will boast a retractable roof on the Suzanne-Lenglen Court. ‘Roland Garros’ stated that with Paris all set to hold the Olympic Games in 2024, the Roland Garros Stadium will be totally metamorphosed and will be high on the chic... » Read more


No takers for French club Les Girondins

Girondins de Bordeaux up for sale

The French Ligue 1 side Girondins de Bordeaux (France) is up for grabs with the US private equity investor King Street taking the above decision as the club is facing a lot of financial heat due to the COVID-19 situation which is bleeding white the sports venue sector globally. ‘INSIDE WORLD... » Read more


‘Health pass’ to grace France mass events

France health pass for sports venues

The French President, Emmanuel Macron, has stated that French people who attend events that attract humongous crowds should use a new ‘health pass’ to gain entry. ‘Reuters’ quoted Macron as stating, “The health pass should not be mandatory for access to everyday places such as... » Read more


Roland Garros courts to greet limited fans

French Open limits fan attendance to 1000

France – which is slowly easing restrictions after a seven-month lockdown as COVID-19 got the better of the European nation – will allow up to 1,000 spectators into each of the three main Roland Garros showcourts while the smaller venues will be able to admit 35 percent of their... » Read more


Rhénus Sport project to be resuscitated

Strasbourg Rhenus arena re-launched

The Rhénus Sport project (France) – which was lying in the cans – got a fresh lease of life recently. ‘stades.info’ stated that the Strasbourg Eurometropolis unanimously voted to pay a deposit of 700,000 euros on the 7.8 million subsidies intended for this project. Rhénus Sport... » Read more


France national stadium as vaccine site

Stade de France

Come April, and the Stade de France in Paris (France) is set to open as a COVID-19 vaccination center. ‘Le Point’ stated that the 80,000-seat stadium, which serves as the home of France’s national football and rugby union teams, will facilitate the vaccinations of “several thousand... » Read more


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