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Planning major sporting events: a complex business

21 July 2016

The planning and delivery of stadia and major events is a complex business. Typically there will be multiple stakeholders with sometimes differing objectives:

Maracanã, a World Cup legacy

20 August 2014

The Maracanã Stadium was built to open the 1950 Soccer World Cup and still holds the record attendance for a World Cup Final of almost 200,000 spectators. The stadium, currently undergoing major renovations, will host the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup Final, Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and other major events in legacy.

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With over twenty years’ experience as a transport planner and traffic engineer, Mike has gained extensive experience in assessing, designing and implementing transport infrastructure projects.

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