Inspecting Rostov Arena, which will host 2018 FIFA World Cup matches 2018-02-01 17:45:00 Rostov-on-Don On the way from Platov airport to the company Rostselmash, Vladimir Putin’s helicopter flew around a sports complex built for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The President inspected Rostov Arena and adjacent facilities from the air. The President heard a report by Governor of Rostov Region Vasily Golubev on the readiness of the stadium and infrastructure, as well as on the prospects of turning this territory into a sports and recreation cluster. In addition to Rostov Arena, the integrated sports complex includes a rowing channel and an area for water sports, an ice rink, handball courts and an equestrian school. In the future, the facilities will be used by both professional athletes and amateurs, including students and schoolchildren.