In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nombrePlural stadiums, Plural stadia
- Major plans are now afoot to completely transform the Lower Lea Valley as the focus of London's 2012 Olympic bid, complete with sports stadia and athletes' village.
- At the final whistle, the whole stadium gave the players a standing ovation for top class football.
- Clusters of empty seats throughout the stadium were evidence that some had not overcome their disappointment.
- There are new disabled access paths into the stadium, new seats for carers and viewing restrictions have been removed.
- A result of the Taylor recommendations following the Hillsborough disaster was that football stadia should provide seating for all spectators.
- The stadiums of the clubs are great arenas where the teams play, and the game is fast and requires skill and passion.
- And in a related development, government says it has set the ball rolling for the construction of the three modern stadia ahead of the 2010 World Cup set for South Africa.
- More and more high schools are building larger and grander stadiums and gymnasiums.
- They grow up dreaming of hitting home runs in the Tokyo Dome and their own stadiums.
- A good competition with high standards of play will fill the stadiums.
- The battle hotted up from halfway as spectators in the stadium watched nervously on the giant screens.
- Now most stadiums, even Premiership stadiums hold about 30,000 people.
- Having conceded three goals in their own stadium, Celta Vigo have given themselves loads to do in the second leg.
- Anders Frisk blows his whistle for full time and the stadium erupts.
- Later this year, the international football governing authority FIFA will enforce a rule stating that games will have to be played in all-seater stadia with no temporary seating allowed.
- There's a real buzz around the stadium, a stadium where Brazil might be returning in a month's time for the final.
- We played in World Cup stadia every week and got the chance to visit a lot of different countries.
- In fact, it would be a fair point to state that mandatory seating in Premier League stadia has played a role in lessening trouble in the stands.
- The Olympic stadium follows a rise-and-fall pattern of stillness and intense activity.
- The stadium now has 5,000 amber and black seats in its main stand and a new concourse bar at the back.
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