Tag: Russia

Mammoth vax center opens at Moscow venue

Russia Luzhniki Stadium as vaccination center

Moscow (Russia) opened one of the world’s largest vaccination centers at the Luzhniki Stadium on July 7th, where 15,000 people can get SputnikV or single dose Sputnik Light per day. The center has been opened with foreign citizens in mind. The ‘Official Website of the Mayor of Moscow’ quoted... » Read more

Ice Palace to mirror Russian constructivism

Russia St. Petersburg new arena from Coop Himmelblau

Austrian design practice Coop Himmelb(l)au has won an international design competition for the rehabilitation of the Ice Palace, current home of the Russian Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) club SKA Saint Petersburg (Russia). ‘Coophimmelb(l)au’ stated that the facility was originally built for... » Read more

‘The Bulls’ all set to hit the (bull’s) eye

Russia Krasnodar FC Krasnodar training ground Chetuk

Sergey Galitsky, the Russian billionaire who is also the President of the Russian professional football club FC Krasnodar, is always full of novel ideas and he ensures that his ideas are translated into reality. His ideas revolve around improving the sports infrastructure. He is presently working... » Read more

Rostov Arena mired in ‘sleaze’ photo session

Russia Rostov stadium nude photo shoot

The Director of Rostov Arena in Russia, Pavel Gavrikov, has been caught on the wrong foot – he has been given the marching order after allowing an ‘erotic photo session’ to take place at FC Rostov’s home stadium. It is reported that Gavrikov approved the photo session and he has been (ro)... » Read more

Putin boost to Russia Rugby World Cup bid

Russia Rugby World Cup Bid 2027

The Russian Rugby Federation has got a shot in the arm in its bid to stage the 2027 Rugby World Cup following Russian President Vladimir Putin backing the proposal. The Rugby Union of Russia is the governing body for rugby union in Russia. It was founded in 1936 originally as the Rugby Union of the... » Read more

Ekaterinburg Arena stands to be dismantled

Ekatarinenburg Arena

The striking temporary stands used for hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ games at Ekaterinburg Arena in Russia will be torn down as work begins on repurposing the stadium as a multipurpose venue. The Ekaterinburg Arena is a football stadium in the city of Yekaterinburg in Russia. It is the home... » Read more

Sports venue sector braces up to COVID-19

1_Corona virus and sporting events postponed IV

Coronavirus has come as the biggest curse for mankind in 2020 and has had a disastrous effect on the world with people living on the edge. The sports venue sector has also been hugely affected with sporting events impacted globally. With events canceled or postponed, revenue streams are drying... » Read more

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