What is olympic stadium?

Olympic Stadium

The Olympic Stadium is the name usually given to the big centrepiece stadium of the Summer Olympic Games. Traditionally, the opening and closing ceremonies and the track and field competitions are held in the Olympic Stadium. Many, though not all, of these venues actually contain the words Olympic Stadium as part of their name. The Winter Olympic Games do not have a central Olympic Stadium, however some edifices are designated as the Olympic Stadium, which usually hosts the opening and closing ceremonies.

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List Of Canadian Football League Stadiums - Current Stadiums
... Key Domed Stadiums Stadiums with a retractable roof Image Stadium Location Team Capacity Opened Alumni Stadium Guelph, Ontario Hamilton Tiger-Cats 10,000 1970 BC Place Vancouver ... As of 2008, the franchise uses Olympic Stadium for playoff games only ... Also, the stadium was originally designed as a retractable roof stadium but the roof was not installed until 1987 ...
Sticky & Sweet Tour - Tour Dates - Box Office Score Data
... Sold / Available Gross Revenue Millennium Stadium Cardiff 33,460 / 33,460 (100%) $5,279,107 Stade Charles Ehrmann Nice 41,483 / 41,483 (100%) $4,381,242 Olympic Stadium Berlin 47,368 / 47,368 (100 ...
Fisht Olympic Stadium
... The Fisht Olympic Stadium will be built in the new Sochi Olympic Park ... be located within walking distance of the Olympic Village and the capacity of the stadium will be 40,000 ... The Olympic Stadium, designed like a shell to recall the glories of Fabergé art, will provide a seaside setting for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics ...
Multi-purpose Stadium - Replacement and Retention
... The first real departure from the multipurpose stadium design occurred in 1972, when the Jackson County Sports Authority in Kansas City, Missouri opened the Truman Sports Complex, which houses Kauffman Stadium (named ... The Truman Sports Complex was the first example of multiple stadiums being built for specific sports at the same time ... the Truman Sports Complex model of stadium design was widely ignored for the next twenty years, though the influence of both Arrowhead and Kauffman Stadiums ...
Olympic Stadium - Other Major Events
... IAAF World Cup in Athletics Centennial Olympic Stadium Atlanta Reconstructed into Turner Field for Major League Baseball's (MLB) Atlanta Braves ... Hosted 1999 World Series and 2000 MLB All-Star Game Olympic Stadium Berlin 2006 FIFA World Cup Final and 2009 World Championships in Athletics Olympic Stadium Helsinki 1983 and ... White City Stadium London 1934 British Empire Games Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Los Angeles Super Bowl I (1967), Super Bowl VII (1973), 1959 World Series, and second game of the 1959 MLB All-Star ...

Famous quotes containing the words stadium and/or olympic:

    In their eyes I have seen
    the pin men of madness in marathon trim
    race round the track of the stadium pupil.
    Patricia K. Page (b. 1916)

    Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else.
    Joseph Heller (b. 1923)