Tag: Stade de France


Stade de France emerge as ‘vaccinodrome’

Stade de France newsletter update May 2021

France’s largest stadium, the Stade de France, opened on April 6th, 2021 as its largest COVID-19 vaccination center. Since then, 30,000 people per week have been vaccinated. The stadium has been turned into a ‘vaccinodrome’. The ‘Stade de France’ stated that the playing field is being... » Read more


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


Stade de France consortium bite the dust in legal battle

Stade de France

The highest tribunal in France has refused to grant the consortium running Stade de France – the national stadium of France, located just north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis – claiming damages of almost €7.5 million due to the hosting of Euro 2016. With this, the Council of State... » 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


Reports hint at major facelift plans for Stade de France

Stade de France upgrade

With an eye on 2024 Olympics, the landmark Stade de France in Saint-Dennis, just north of Paris, will soon get a major facelift that would put the 21-year-old venue among the very best modern stadiums in the world, according to reports by French newspapers l’Equipe and Les Echos. Some of the... » Read more


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