Luzhniki Stadium

  • Another empty stadium as Moscow suffers post-Bolt blues 12-08-2013 05:24 PM

    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...
  • Fans stay away as Athletic Worlds get off to sweaty start 10-08-2013 03:08 PM

    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...