Druzhba Palace of Sports
Druzhba Palace of Sports
Palace of Sports
The Kiev Palace of Sports is situated in the center of Kiev, Ukraine, on the right bank of the Dnieper River.It was built in 1960, under the leadership of Mykhailo Hrechyna and Aleksei Zavarov, as a major indoor sports arena....

is an indoor arena in Donets'k, Ukraine
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It has an area of 603,628 km², making it the second largest contiguous country on the European continent, after Russia...

. Built in 1975, it has a seating capacity
Seating capacity
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 of 4,700 people for sporting events and 5,100 for concerts and is the regular home venue of BC Donetsk
BC Donetsk
BC Donetsk is a Ukrainian professional basketball club, that is based in Donetsk. The mascot of the team is a tiger, which also appears on their symbol, and the "Tigers" is also the nickname of the team.-History:...

Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five players try to score points by throwing or "shooting" a ball through the top of a basketball hoop while following a set of rules...

 team and HC Donbass
HC Donbass
Hockey Club Donbass is a Ukrainian professional ice hockey team based in Donetsk. They are members of the Russian Major League , and are the reigning Ukrainian national champions. Following the 2010-11 season, Donbass split into two teams with their affiliate, HC Donbass-2, representing the club...

 Ice Hockey
Ice hockey
Ice hockey, often referred to as hockey, is a team sport played on ice, in which skaters use wooden or composite sticks to shoot a hard rubber puck into their opponent's net. The game is played between two teams of six players each. Five members of each team skate up and down the ice trying to take...


The arena hosts the annual Pole Vault Stars
Pole Vault Stars
Pole Vault Stars is an annual indoor pole vaulting competition which is typically held in February at the Druzhba Palace of Sports in Donetsk, Ukraine. The meeting was founded in 1990 by Sergey Bubka, the pole vault world record holder who grew up in the city...

 meeting, which is hosted by Sergey Bubka and has featured numerous world record performances..
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