Palace of Sports of the Central Lenin Stadium as it appears today

Luzhniki Palace of Sports, formerly Palace of Sports of the Luzhniki Stadium, is a (arena) in Moscow, Russia, a part of the Luzhniki Sports Complex. Built in 1956, it originally had a spectator capacity of 13,700. In the past it was a host for World and European championships in ice hockey, gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, boxing and other sports.

It hosted the 1972 Summit Series between the Soviet Union and Canada and was a venue for gymnastics and judo events at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

In 2002 the arena experienced major reconstruction and the seating capacity is now 11,500. The arena hosted the 2005 World Figure Skating Championships. Presently, it is primarily used for ice hockey, and was the home arena for HC Dynamo Moscow up until the year 2000, when the club moved to Minor Arena.

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