Frequent question: Was the o2 arena used in the Olympics?

Which is bigger O2 or Wembley arena?

Used for music, comedy, family entertainment and sport, the 12,500-seat facility is London’s second-largest indoor arena after The O2 Arena, and the ninth-largest (as of August 2019) in the United Kingdom.

Does O2 own the O2 Arena?

The O2 Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the centre of The O2 entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in southeast London.

The O2 Arena.

Owner Homes and Communities Agency
Operator Ansco Arena Limited (AEG Live) Europe
Capacity 20,000
Surface Versatile

Did wizkid sell out O2 arena?

The show scheduled for 29th November at the O2 Arena in London for Wizkid’s Made in Lagos tour was sold out in just two minutes. This was after fans demanded a second date for what was originally meant to be a one off show.

What is the biggest arena in the UK?


City/town Arena Capacity
London The SSE Arena, Wembley 12,500
Manchester Manchester Arena 21,000
Milton Keynes Marshall Arena 5,000
Newcastle upon Tyne Utilita Arena Newcastle 11,400

Why are O2 called O2?

Branding. The BT Cellnet consumer brand was renamed O2 – the chemical symbol for unbound oxygen – as were all the group’s other businesses (other than Manx Telecom).

Why did BT sell O2?

Any mega-deal would mark a U-turn by BT, which was forced to sell O2 – previously called Cellnet – in 2002 to help slash its debts.

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