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Russia, Belarus Barred from Ice Hockey Worlds

The International Ice Hockey Federation announced on Wednesday that Russia and Belarus will be banned from all world championships next season, including the Women’s World Championships scheduled to be held in the United States. The IIHF cited security concerns for players, competition staff and fans because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: “It is too soon,” […]

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World Hockey Championship Heading to Finland and Latvia in 2023, Switzerland in 2026

The International Ice Hockey Federation’s world championships in 2023 will be jointly hosted by Finland and Latvia after the event was taken out of Russia, while Switzerland will host in 2026 after its previous host turn was cancelled because of COVID-19. The IIHF congress approved the moves on Friday, going to the Nordic region to […]

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Women’s Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championships Heading to Madison, Wisconsin

The International Ice Hockey Federation has awarded the 2022 Under-18 Women’s World Championships to Madison, Wisconsin, and Middleton, Wisconsin, starting June 6. The event was originally scheduled in January in Sweden but could not take place due to COVID-19. While Sweden offered to host in 2023 but did not have the opportunity to move the […]

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