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Tesla Arena
Praha T-Mobile Arena (6).JPG
Former names Sportovní hala (1962-1999)
Paegas Arena (1999-2002)
T-Mobile arena (2002-2008)
Location Za elektrárnou 419/1 170 00 Prague 7-Bubeneč, Czech Republic
Broke ground 1952
Built 1962
Opened 7 March 1962
Capacity Ice hockey:16,995
Field dimensions 29 x 60 m
HC Sparta Praha (1962-Present)

Tesla Arena is a sports arena in Prague, Czech Republic. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of the HC Sparta Prague but is also used for music concerts. Tesla Arena was opened in 1962 as Sportovní hala and has a seating capacity for 6995 people for Ice hockey games. Also, every year it is the venue of a very prestigious synchronized skating competition.

Formerly called Sportovní hala, it was renamed in 1999 to Paegas Arena, in 2002 to T-Mobile Arena. On September 1, 2008 it was renamed Tesla Arena as part of a naming rights contract for three years with the Tesla electrotechnical conglomerate.

The Ice Hockey World Championships were held there, in whole or in part, in 1972, 1978, 1985, and 1992.

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