Chairman of the Nathaniel Idowu Foundation, which recently resuscitated the famed Maracana Stadium in Tolu, Ajegunle, Lagos, Yemi Idowu, has explained that the multi-pitch arena is designed as a template for the emerging Nigerian football culture.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has called on individuals and private sector operators to emulate the Nathaniel Idowu Foundation, which has remodelled the famous Maracana Stadium,
7 Apr 2021
The Rio de Janeiro state legislature backed down Tuesday from plans to rename Brazil's iconic Maracana stadium for football legend Pele, after the proposal triggered controversy.
21 Aug 2016
Atlast, the three weeks of exhilarating sporting events will draw to a close today at the Maracana Stadium here in Rio de Janeiro. As they did on the opening day, the organisers have promised the over one billion...
7 Aug 2016
Police shot a mugger near the stadium where the Rio Olympics opening ceremony took place and a woman was killed close to another Olympic site, police yesterday.
5 Aug 2016
The Olympic torch wound its way around Rio de Janeiro's landmarks on Friday as protesters unleashed a final blast of anger before the opening ceremony of the trouble-plagued sporting spectacle.
5 Aug 2016
Today is the opening day of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, the day the world’s elite athletes have been waiting for, where the results of several years of planning and preparation will come to the fore.