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PNE Agrodome is a sports arena located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It was built in 1963 and holds 5,000 people or 3,260 when configured to use the hockey or lacrosse surface.

It annually hosted the provincial high school boys' 'AAA' basketball championships until 2010. The tournament moved to the Langley Events Centre in 2011.

It served as the home field for the Vancouver Whitecaps for the 1981–82 NASL indoor soccer season, when the Pacific Coliseum became unavailable.[1]

It was host to the Vancouver Voodoo roller hockey franchise from 1993 to 1994.

It was home to the Vancouver Burrards Western Lacrosse Association team from 1990 through 1993. The team moved to the North Surrey Recreation Centre for the 1994 season.

The venue played the role of the Soviet arena in the climactic fight between Rocky Balboa and Ivan Drago in the movie Rocky IV.[2] It also portrayed Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York for the film Miracle. It has also appeared in films such as Slap Shot 2 and Deadpool and in episodes of MacGyver, Booker, and Highlander.

The Arena hosted concerts by some of the worlds biggest rock acts on their early tours. Some of these acts include The Rolling Stones (1965), Bob Dylan (1966), The Who (1967), Led Zeppelin (twice in 1969), Vanilla Fudge (1969), The Mothers of Invention (1969), Pink Floyd (1970) and Wishbone Ash (1975).

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