The western stand of Śląski Stadium in Chorzów will be rebuilt comprehensively. The rebuilding, on which the demolition of half of the recent stand is needed, increases the number of places on the stadium and i salso expected to improve the safety, provide quick evacuation, improve the comfort of watching the show and allow better access to toilets and gastronomic kiosks.. The Śląski Stadum aspires to be the arena of Euro 2012. The range extension of modernization of stadium was necessary because of the UEFA’s requirements. So the cost of […]
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Riding the wave of enthusiasm caused by Euro 2012 many Poles started dreaming. When will an event of this kind take place in Poland again? An analysis conducted by sport redactors it shows that it would be relatively easiest go obtain rights to organize the summer Olympic Games in Warsaw in 2024. It is also possible to organize the football Mundial, but not before 2030. An analysis by Michał Kiedrowski. Poland surely has some assets to organize football Mundial or summer Olympic Games in future, but it won’t happen within […]
The stadium in Kharkiv is another multi-use stadium in Ukraine. Three matches of the group stage for Euro 2012 is planned. Metalist Kharkiv will play its matches at the stadium. The construction of this stadium started in 1925, but since that time the stadium has been renovated several times. In 2007 renovations began, which were necessary for the organization of Euro 2012. In connection with the modernization, the southern part of the stadium was rebuilt and an entirely new eastern grandstand was constructed. In addition, the roof was replaced and […]
Municipal Stadium in Poznan at Bułgarska street was the first Polish facility ready for the Euro 2012. Each of the three group matches of the finals of the Europe championships will be watched by 41 000 spectators. The construction of the stadium in Poznan started in the ’60s, and the opening ceremony was held in August 1980. Since that time the facility has been modernized. The beginning of last reconstruction was in 2002. When Poland received the right to organize Euro 2012, it was decided to introduce changes. Plans of […]
Stadiums in Poland Warsaw – National Stadium The National Stadium has a unique retractable PVC roof which unfolds from a nest on a needle suspended above the centre of the pitch. Read more… Wroclaw – Municipal Stadium The shape of the stadium is highlighted by the innovative design of its external walls. The building is covered by glass fibre mesh coated with teflon. The mesh is anchored by steel rings placed around the entire body of the stadium. The covering lends lightness and transparency to the massive structure. The colors […]
Ukrainian hoteliers are missing out on early bookings for Euro 2012 with reservation databases in host-city hotels still closed for the dates of the event, according to www.booked.net. Less than 250 days from the kick-off of Europe’s top international soccer showcase almost all host-city hotel booking systems in Ukraine, which is co-hosting the tournament alongside Poland, remain closed. Meanwhile, preparations for the 14th European Championship is continuing at pace across Ukraine. Reconstruction of stadiums and key improvements to infrastructure is almost complete in the host-cities of Donetsk, Kharkiv, Lviv and […]
Ukraine and Poland will duly prepare for hosting the UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) European Football Championship in 2012, said UEFA President Michel Platini. “We have been in intense preparations for the Euro 2012. There have been some difficulties, but everything will be good at the 2012 European Championship in Ukraine and Poland. We had asked for stadiums to be ready two years before the tournament, but this is not always possible. This is very hard work. Everything will be done on time,” he told a press conference in […]
View of the construction site of the national stadium ‘Olympiyskiy’ which will host the final soccer match of Euro 2012 in Kiev, Ukraine. National Sports Complex “Olimpiysky” (“Olympic”), the main sports arena of Kiev and Ukraine, is now under reconstruction for Euro 2012 soccer cup. Long and protracted preparation of the cable-stayed system lifting started in July and is one of the most important stages in the rebuilding of the stadium. Let’s have a look on the current state building.
“The delays in construction have been made up, and the reconstruction of the stadium in Kiev, together with adapting it to the requirements of EURO 2012, sticks to the schedule that was agreed on with UEFA.“, said the Minister of Sport in Ukraine, Rawil Safiullin, after he visited the stadium. Safiullin during his visit to the Olympic Stadium was accompanied by Wasilij Mozar, the chief of “Kijewgorstroj” company, which is the general contractor for the reconstruction. Mozar ensured that there are no more arrears towards the subcontractors and the construction […]
Fifty million hryvnas (about 17 million zlotys) for the construction of the stadium will have been given to Lviv before the end of this year. Such a declaration was made on Tuesday in Lviv by the Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko after hearing the report of the city authorities on preparations for the European Football Championships in 2012. Tymoshenko stressed that the situation of the construction of stadium in Lviv was improving. – All necessary steps pertaining to the construction were taken and auditors were engaged into it. Everything goes […]