Tag: Maracanã Stadium


Flamengo finally zero in on new venue site

New stadium for Flamengo

The Brazilian sports club Clube de Regatas do Flamengo President, Rodolfo Landim, has said the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football club is in talks over using the Gasômetro site in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) for its proposed new stadium, stating it is an “area of interest”. ‘The Goa... » Read more


Maracanã Stadium rolling up tech sleeves

Maracanã Stadium operational challenges

The 78,838-capacity Maracanã Stadium, officially named Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, is an association football stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The stadium is part of a complex that includes an arena known by the name of Maracanãzinho, which means ‘The Little Maracanã’ in Portuguese.... » Read more


Stadia turn into hospitals to handle COVID-19 outbreak

Pacaembu Stadium

As COVID-19 has made a mess of all sporting events the world over, few stadiums are being put to alternative use – they are being used as hospitals, and also being put to other use in countries where coronavirus cases are rising by the day.   Pacaembu Stadium Pacaembu Stadium in downtown... » Read more


Maracanã, Estadio M Kempes to host CONMEBOL club finals

Maracanã, Estadio Mario Kempes

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) has awarded rights to Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Stadium and Córdoba’s (Argentina) Estadio Mario Kempes to host the 2020 Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana, respectively. These annual international club football competitions are... » Read more