(formerly, Khodynka Arena
or Ice Sport Palace on the Khodynka Field
, Translite Ledovy dvorets sporta na Khodynskom polye
) is a multi-purpose arena in Moscow
. The arena has a maximum capacity of 14,500 people.Eurosport, , Eurosport , April 5, 2007.
It is situated in the Khodynka Field
and was completed in December 2006.Sport-Express, , Sport-Express , December 15, 2006.Sport-Express, , Sport-Express
, December 1, 2006.
It was one of the arenas to host the 2007 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
It also was the home of the Sultan Ibragimov
vs. Evander Holyfield
World Heavyweight Title Fight on October 13, 2007.
On 23 January 2008, CSKA Moscow
hosted a Euroleague Regular season
game against TAU Cerámica
in the arena, in front of a near sellout 13,000 attendance crowd.
In November 2008, the Cup of Russia figure skating competition
was held there.
Another important evant hosted at the arena was the 2006-07 CEV Champions League
Final four, in which Tours VB
won the title after defeating VfB Friedrichshafen
This arena was rumored to be the venue for the 54th Eurovision Song Contest
in 2009, but instead the competition was held at the Olympic Indoor Arena
On March 24, 2011, the International Skating Union (ISU) relocated... Read More