City Of Barcelona To Convert Olympic Stadium Into Sports Theme Park
Barcelona "will become the first city with a theme park dedicated to sports," according to Cristina Navarro of MARCA. It will be located at the Barcelona Olympic Stadium and is scheduled to open in July '15. The park is expected to attract 7,000 visitors per day and will include areas to play football and basketball, among other sports. Technology "will be featured in each area, from being able to virtually run alongside Usain Bolt to football games controlled by technology." Visitors will pay an entry fee of €28 ($38) (MARCA, 7/17).