Mediolanum Forum

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Mediolanum Forum
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The central arena during the Euroleague Final Four (c.2014)
Full name Mediolanum Forum di Assago
Former names Forum di Assago (1990–97)
FilaForum (1997–2006)
DatchForum (2006–08)
Address Via Giuseppe di Vittorio 6
20090 Assago MI Italy
Location Grande Milano
Coordinates 45°24′4″N 9°8′32″E / 45.40111°N 9.14222°E / 45.40111; 9.14222Coordinates: 45°24′4″N 9°8′32″E / 45.40111°N 9.14222°E / 45.40111; 9.14222
Owner ForumNet Group
Capacity 12,700
Construction
Broke ground 1988
Opened 26 October 1990
Tenants
Pallacanestro Olimpia Milano (LBA) (1990–present)
Website
Venue Website

The Mediolanum Forum (originally the Forum di Assago, formerly the FilaForum, DatchForum) is an indoor sports arena that is located in Assago, near Milan, Italy. The arena has a seating capacity of 12,700[1] and is primarily used for ice hockey, basketball, tennis & live concerts. The venue is the home ground of the Italian League professional basketball team Pallacanestro Olimpia Milano.

The Forum received the European Prize for Architecture for sports venues awarded by CONI and the Council of Europe. It is also one of two facilities in Italy, along with PalaLottomatica in Rome, to be part of the European Arenas Association network.[2] In January 2009, the arena changed its name to the current name of Mediolanum Forum, replacing the old name of DatchForum.[3]

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Sports[edit]

The arena hosted the 1994 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships, the 2003 IIHF Continental Cup Superfinal of ice hockey (together with Lugano's Pista La Resega), WWE Raw and WWE SmackDown in 2007, and the 2009 World Amateur Boxing Championships.

Since 2011, the Forum has also been home to La Grande Sfida, the annual tennis exhibition event played every Christmas. The arena also hosted the 2014 edition of the EuroLeague Final Four[20] Also, some matches of the FIVB Volleyball World Championship are scheduled to be held at the venue.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ CHI SIAMO (in Italian).
  2. ^ MediolanumForumn.it Chi Siamo.
  3. ^ Numeroventi.com Il Datchforum cambia nome, nasce il MEDIOLANUM FORUM (in Italian).
  4. ^ "Milano: Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour dal 23 al 24 Febbraio Mediolanum Forum di Assago". nicedie.it. Archived from the original on 2016-10-09. Retrieved 2016-10-08. 
  5. ^ "Ci sono tutte le hit nella scaletta dei Nickelback a Milano". Jacopo Casati. Retrieved 2016-09-30. 
  6. ^ Odelli, Elena (2014-11-18). "Gli One Republic si scaldano solo a fine serata. A Milano concerto a due velocità". On Stage. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  7. ^ "One Republic conquistano Milano con un concerto di classe e rock". TGCOM24. 2014-11-18. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  8. ^ "Prismatic World Tour - European tour dates announced!". katyperry.com. Archived from the original on 2016-10-04. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  9. ^ Gagliardi, Claudia (2015-02-22). "Katy Perry vola su Milano col Prismatic Tour: video dal concerto al Mediolanum Forum". Opti Magazine. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  10. ^ "Katy Perry, foto report al Mediolanum Forum di Assago, Milano – 21 febbraio 2015". Jay Mag. 2015-02-22. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  11. ^ "Le canzoni che Katy Perry ha cantato a Milano". On Stage. 2015-02-22. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  12. ^ "Le foto del maestoso show di Katy Perry a Milano". On Stage. 2015-02-22. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  13. ^ "5 Seconds of Summer announce 2015 "Rock Out with Your Socks Out" UK & European Tour". SuprTickets. 2014-07-09. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  14. ^ "Biglietti concerto 5 Seconds Of Summer a Torino e Milano Maggio 2015". Team World. 2014-09-06. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  15. ^ "5 Seconds Of Summer: concerto a Torino, 8 maggio 2015 – foto". Cube Magazine. 2015-05-09. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  16. ^ "Lo show di Ellie Goulding colora Milano". Laura Ritagliati. Retrieved 2016-09-30. 
  17. ^ "Muse Milano 2016 biglietti: polemica per il sold out; ticket ancora disponibili". daringtodo.com. Retrieved 2016-09-30. 
  18. ^ "twenty one pilots announce world tour dates". .altpress.com. Retrieved 2016-09-30. 
  19. ^ Ascione, Arianna (2016-11-17). "Bruno Mars tour 2017, appuntamento a Bologna e Milano: date e biglietti". Milano Weekend. Retrieved 2016-11-28. 
  20. ^ Euroleague.net Milan, Italy to host 2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four. and, in the same year, the finals of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.

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