The Olympic stadium follows a rise-and-fall pattern of stillness and intense activity.
There are new disabled access paths into the stadium , new seats for carers and viewing restrictions have been removed.
There's a real buzz around the stadium, a stadium where Brazil might be returning in a month's time for the final.
Having conceded three goals in their own stadium , Celta Vigo have given themselves loads to do in the second leg.
Clusters of empty seats throughout the stadium were evidence that some had not overcome their disappointment.
Caligula was murdered by his own guard while exiting from the stadium of some public games.
The plans were sparked by the astonishing discovery of a Roman stadium at Colchester Garrison.
The stadium now has 5,000 amber and black seats in its main stand and a new concourse bar at the back.
Anders Frisk blows his whistle for full time and the stadium erupts.
Of course how accurate this value is depends on the length of the stadium and scholars have argued over this for a long time.