Tag: Rio de Janeiro


Rio Mayor volte-face on fans’ entry to venues

Brazil Rio de Janeiro allows fans back

On January 13th morning the Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) municipal administration was all poised to allow the return of fans to stadiums. However, after a severe backlash on social media going by the fact that COVID-19 continues to batter Brazil with 92 percent of the City’s intensive care units... » Read more


Maracanã Stadium bridle in home teams’ hands

Brazil Maracanã management

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football clubs Flamengo and Fluminense have agreed to a further extension of their management contract for Rio de Janeiro’s (Brazil) iconic Maracanã Stadium. The Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, commonly referred as Brasileirão, is a Brazilian professional league... » Read more


Rio for football with fans despite COVID rise

Maracanã Stadium back with fans

Despite a rise in the seven-day rolling average of new daily deaths in Brazil due to the deadly COVID-19 which continues to batter the world, the City Council of the Brazilian metropolis of Rio de Janeiro is keen on allowing football spectators back into the famous Maracanã Stadium – which sits... » Read more


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