Alexander Gomelsky CSKA Universal Sports Hall, formerly known as CSKA Palace of Sports, is an indoor sporting arena located in Moscow, Russia. The seating capacity of the arena is 5,500 people. The arena is named in the honor of the late Alexander Gomelsky, former CSKA coach and honorary president.
The Palace of Sports, that hosts the home games of CSKA Moscow Basketball Club, was completed in the year 1979 during the preparations for the 1980 Summer Olympics, hosted by Moscow, USSR. The arena was used as a venue for the 1980 Olympic basketball tournament there.
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Coordinates: 55°47′21.23″N 37°32′33.48″E / 55.7892306°N 37.5426333°E
NOTE: During the Olympic Games, venues that have naming rights sold may not use their name during the Olympic Games.
- 1936: Tennis Courts, Tennis Stadium (final)
- 1948: Harringay Arena
- 1952: Messuhalli (final), Tennis Palace
- 1956: West Melbourne Stadium, Royal Exhibition Building (final)
- 1960: Palazzo dello Sport (final), Palazzetto dello sport
- 1964: National Gymnasium
- 1968: Juan Escutia Sports Palace
- 1972: Basketballhalle
- 1976: Centre Étienne Desmarteau, Montreal Forum (final)
- 1980: CSKA Palace of Sports, Indoor Stadium (final)
- 1984: The Forum
- 1988: Jamsil Gymnasium
- 1992: Pavelló Olímpic de Badalona
- 1996: Georgia Dome (final), Morehouse College Gymnasium
- 2000: Sydney SuperDome (final), The Dome and Exhibition Complex
- 2004: Hellinikon Indoor Arena, Olympic Indoor Hall (final)
- 2008: Wukesong Indoor Stadium
- 2012: Basketball Arena, North Greenwich Arena1
- 2016: Olympic Training Center – Arena 1