Tipsport ArenaEdit profile
The Tipsport Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Liberec, Czech Republic, sponsored by gambling firm Tipsport. The capacity of the arena is 7,500 people and was built in 2005. It is currently home to the HC Bílí Tygři Liberec ice hockey team. It hosted matches from Group B and the Relegation Round at the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. It is also a venue for home games of Polish basketball team Turów Zgorzelec in the ULEB Cup.
The arena will serve as the operating center for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 that will be held February 18 - March 1, 2009. This includes athlete accreditation, location of the organizing committee support staff, an individual meeting center, and individual race offices.