Luzhniki Stadium

  • Another empty stadium as Moscow suffers post-Bolt blues August 12, 2013

    Moscow: There was a real Monday morning feeling as the world athletics championships got underway to the now-familiar backdrop of a virtually deserted Luzhniki Stadium, though a knot of dedicated Ukraine fans did their best to lift the flat mood. If Muscovites were not going to turn out to watch Usain...
  • Fans stay away as Athletic Worlds get off to sweaty start August 10, 2013

    Moscow: The world athletics championships got off to low-key but high-humidity start in front of a few hundred hardy fans scattered around the 81,000 Luzhniki Stadium on Saturday, with star attraction Usain Bolt ready to be unleashed in the evening. Among those braving the warm sunshine and sweltering air were...
  • Real ready for CSKA challenge in freezing Moscow February 20, 2012

    Moscow: Real Madrid will be aiming to continue their perfect run in the Champions League on Tuesday when they face CSKA Moscow in sub-zero temperatures on the Luzhniki Stadium's artificial pitch. Madrid go into the last-16 match after winning all six of their group games in the competition and are also...