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Former names Palatrussardi (1986-1996)[1]
PalaVobis (1996-2002)[2]
PalaTucker (2002)[3]
Mazda Palace (2002-2007)[4][5]
Location Via Antonio Sant'Elia, 33 20151 Milan, Italy
Coordinates 45°29′28.70″N 9°7′44.68″E / 45.4913056°N 9.1290778°E / 45.4913056; 9.1290778Coordinates: 45°29′28.70″N 9°7′44.68″E / 45.4913056°N 9.1290778°E / 45.4913056; 9.1290778
Built 1985-1986
Opened September 26, 1986[4][6]
Capacity 8,479[7]
Website Official Site
Olimpia Milano (1986-1990)

PalaSharp was an indoor arena, located in Milan, Italy. The seating capacity is for 8,479 people and it hosts concerts and indoor sporting events.[7]

The arena hosted the 1987 Basketball Intercontinental Cup in which local Philips Milano defeated FC Barcelona and won the competition.[8]

In 2013 the arena will be demolished.

Naming right history[edit]

When opened in 1986, it was named after Nicola Trussardi, a local fashion designer and entrepreneur.[9]

Other naming rights deals included computer company Vobis (1996–2002),[1] automobile emissions control company Tucker[3] and Mazda automotive manufacturer.[4][5]

The arena was lastly under an agreement with Sharp electronics corporation, in effect since 2007.


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Preceded by
Estadio Obras Sanitarias
Buenos Aires
Intercontinental Cup
Final venue

Succeeded by
Best of three series