Russia: Sochi stadium opened, once more
After delayed reconfiguration it's in use again. The notorious Fisht stadium in Sochi opened last night, but there are still issues looming.
Russia: Sochi stadium without a host until 2018/19
Not only was it outrageously expensive, not only is it delayed yet again. Now we also know that the new Sochi stadium will not have a tenant at least until 2018/19 Premier League season.
Russia: Sochi stadium suffers major delay
We won’t see reopening of the Sochi Olympic Stadium earlier than in March of 2017. Meanwhile, the stadium was due for delivery in three months from now.
Russia 2018: Sochi speeding up for Confederations Cup
Stadion Fisht will be among the venues of 2017 Confederations Cup. To meet deadlines, employment on site will grow by 25% in 2016.
Russia 2018: Grass in Sochi by year end
No sooner than two years after official opening will Stadion Fisht actually become usable for football. Current preparation progress for the 2018 World Cup stands at just 35%. Why?
Russia: Fisht Stadium soon under construction again
Though already among the world’s most expensive, the Olympic stadium in Sochi will cost a whopping RUB 3.5 billion more as redevelopment contract is awarded, Kommersant informs.
Sochi: Zhemchuzhina to return, but what for?
Local people aren’t particularly unhappy without their former football club, but it’s announced to return. This time it sounds like an alibi for Stadion Fisht standing empty.
Sochi: What’s next for Fisht? Not much, sadly
Two weeks of 2014 Winter Olympics have passed and so has the event calendar for the tournament’s main stadium. First football games is scheduled for mid-2017, no solid plans for other events are in place.
New stadium: Fisht Olympic Stadium
The giant in Sochi officially begins life tonight. It lost a lot of its aesthetics after temporary structures were added, but is still impressive. And apart from the opening ceremony content only its price remains a secret.