Sochi Olympic stadium to lose roof for 2018 World Cup

Fisht Olympic Stadium Sochi

Sochi Olympic stadium: In preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Krasnodar regional government is to spend  RUB3bn ($46 million) removing the roof  from the Fisht Olympic Stadium that was built for last year’s Sochi Winter Olylmpics at a cost of $270m. Although the stadium is already partially open to the air. FIFA, requires that all arenas used in the tournament be roofless. All roofing is be removed from the stadium, leaving just two white awnings over the eastern and western bleachers. St Petersburg Times