Tag: Paris


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


Sustainability key mantra of Paris 2024 arena

Paris Arena Porte de la Chapelle

A consortium led by the construction engineering company Bouygues Bâtiment Île-de-France has been chosen by the City of Paris (France) for the design, construction and technical operation of the Porte de la Chapelle Arena, which will stage badminton, para taekwondo and para badminton at the Paris... » Read more


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


French Open onlookers’ limit set at 11,500

French Open update September 2020

Taking into view the COVID-19 situation, attendance at this year’s French Open has been capped at 11,500 per day as more details centering the holding of the Grand Slam tennis tournament were announced recently. The French Open, also called Roland-Garros, is a major tennis tournament held over... » Read more


Foolproof plans to reopen Racing 92’s arena

Paris La Defense Arena

Bathilde Lorenzetti, Vice-President of Racing 92, has submitted a document to the prefects of Hauts-de-Seine and Ile-de-France and the Ministry of Sports detailing the measures for the reopening of the Paris La Défense Arena. The document is currently being studied by the prefectures. On July 18,... » Read more


Paris 2024 plans majestic arena to showcase urban sports

Paris 2024 arena will be located in the Place de la Concorde square, which connects the Champs-Elysées to the Tuileries Gardens.

A new 35,000-seat facility has been planned by the organizing committee for the 2024 Olympics in Paris with the aim of showcasing urban sports during the Games. Place de la Concorde will house a spectacular arena in the heart of the city for urban sports both during the Olympic and Paralympic... » Read more


Govt may cede Stade de France ownership

Stade de France ownership

A Senate report has recommended the French government to cede ownership in Paris landmark Stade de France to a private entity. The current lease will run out in six years but it is still not clear if and when the government will pull out. Late last year, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe had said... » Read more


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