Tag: Rome


Colosseum to get back its floor glory

Rome Colosseum will get new floor

The Italian Government has greenlighted a plan to furnish Rome’s ancient Colosseum with a new floor, giving visitors the chance to stand where gladiators once fought (in ancient Rome a man trained to fight with weapons against other men or wild animals in an arena). It will allow visitors see the... » Read more


Rome fall in line with UEFA ‘fans’ clause

Rome gets UEFA approval as host city for EURO 2020

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) received on April 14th from the Italian Football Association, confirmation from the Italian Government that the UEFA Euro 2020 matches scheduled for the Stadio Olimpico in Rome (Italy) will take place with spectators. ‘UEFA’ stated that the... » Read more


AS Roma venue plans get buried under red tape

AS Roma stadium plans died

The die is cast – the Italian Serie A football club AS Roma is no longer going ahead with its plans to build a new stadium in the South of the Italian capital – Stadio della Roma. The club’s new American billionaire owner Thomas Daniel Friedkin dropped the ambitious Tor de Valle... » Read more


Rome wins race to host athletics showpiece

Italy 2024 European Athletic Championships in Rome

Rome (Italy) has landed hosting rights to the 2024 European Athletics Championships, with the majority of the event set to be staged at the Stadio Olimpico. The Stadio Olimpico is the main and largest sports facility of Rome, Italy. It is located within the Foro Italico sports complex, north of the... » Read more


‘La Magica’ venue dreams still a mirage?

AS Roma update October 2020

The entire development to deliver a new stadium for Italian Serie A football club A.S. Roma – Stadio della Roma – has been hanging fire. However, there is a fresh twist to the whole development – the company which owns the land on which the stadium is proposed to be built was... » Read more


Lying-in-the-cans AS Roma project gets nod

AS Roma new stadium July 2020

It is almost a too good to be true kind of news. Italian professional football club AS Roma has been given the green light to start construction for their stadium in Tor di Valle in Rome, Italy. The development has been hanging fire for eight years now and not a single brick has been laid. Now,... » Read more


Rome works overtime to hold European Athletics’ event

2024 Rome Athletic Championships

The Colosseum – an oval amphitheatre in the center of the city of Rome, Italy – has been lined up to hold shot put events against the backdrop of the Italian Athletics Federation (FIDAL) submitting Rome’s bid to host the 2024 European Athletics Championships. The Polish city of Katowice is... » Read more


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