|Cost||RUB 20,2 bln / mld|
|Construction||09.2012 - 2017|
Rostov: Beautiful and expensive? No, only expensive
In a cost-cutting effort the 2018 World Cup stadium in Rostov was stripped of anything that made its previous vision impressive. The humbled venue is still only 15% cheaper than expected.
Russia 2018: Stadiums 30-40% more expensive
Russian sports minister confirmed stadiums may again prove more expensive than expected. Each of the ongoing projects may cost 30-40% more, coming after previous 50-100% increase.
Russia: The fight to keep stadium budget from inflating
Russian prime minister ordered to replace imported components with domestic products where possible. This should help with keeping budgets from overruns.
Russia 2018: Rostov cannot be delayed any more
The delivery date for Rostov’s new stadium is already at critical deadline of December 2017. It won’t be ready until half a year before the World Cup. And may need a roof redesign…
Russia 2018: „Our stadiums aren’t more expensive”. But they are…
General director of Sports In, company running 7 projects for the 2018 World Cup, argues Russian stadia aren’t more expensive than in other countries. But he presented the public with manipulated data to make his case.
Russia: 20 billion for Rostov, 16.5 for Saransk
Russian currency is plummeting, but so far stadium prices haven’t inflated further than before the crisis. Most recent information gives RUB 20.2 billion for Rostov and 16.5 billion for Saransk.
Russia 2018: Design preparations twice overpaid?
The country’s central audit body found seven projects prepared for the 2018 World Cup to be severely overpaid. Work that should have cost $80 million was priced at over $170 million, according to insideworldfootball.com.
Russia 2018: Better late than over budget?
Russian Ministry of Economic Development refused to accept a notion by the Sports Ministry to skip financial audits in order to speed up World Cup stadiums progress. Report by Saint Petersburg Times.
Russia 2018: Sports Minister slams delayed stadia
Despite very generous funding, Russian World Cup stadiums suffer from very severe setbacks. Sports Minister admits there’s trouble in every region. Unless all projects get under construction this year, heads will roll.
Russia 2018: Stadium prices to inflate further?
The Russian Sports Ministry suggests to cancel all financial audits for 2018 World Cup stadiums. This is expected to increase work pace on delayed stadiums. But this might increase costs further, while they already highly exceed earlier estimations.
2018 World Cup: Last seven stadiums to go under construction
While works in Kazan are done and finishing in Sochi, most projects for the 2018 World Cup still only exist on paper. This is to change now, as contract to build all seven remaining has been granted to FGUP Sport-inzhiniring.
Russia: Rostov to create a new heart for 2018
Today the pulse of Rostov beats on the north bank of river Don. But with the new stadium planned to become first major project on the other side, authorities are hopeful to put some life into the almost pristine land.
Russia: FIFA drops two cities ahead of 2018 World Cup
Yesterday complete list of 11 host cities was presented. Without Krasnodar and Yaroslavl that were dropped despite advancing with their stadium projects. Another venue lost chances in Moscow.