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Ice Hockey World Championship 2023 not to be held in Russia

Ice Hockey World Championship 2023 not to be held in Russia

At today's meeting in Zurich Council of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) decided to move the world championship from Russia to another country. This is stated in a message posted on the IIHF's official website. …

Russia in 9th place of Olympics medal standings

Russia in 9th place of Olympics medal standings

Team ROC (the Russian Olympic Committee) has placed 9th in the team standings of the Olympic Games in Beijing and 2nd place in the total number of medals. On the last day of the Games, Russian hockey players lost 1-2 to Finland, …

Russia's ice hockey team through to 2022 Olympics semifinals

Russia's ice hockey team through to 2022 Olympics semifinals

The Russian ice hockey players proceeded to the semifinals of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China after defeating on Wednesday Team Denmark 3-1 in their quarterfinals match. The score was opened in the middle of the 1st period by ROC …

Ovechkin ties Brett Hull for fourth on NHL goals list

Ovechkin ties Brett Hull for fourth on NHL goals list

Alex Ovechkin scored the 741st goal of his NHL career Monday night in Washington, pulling him even with Hall of Famer Brett Hull for fourth on the NHL’s all-time goals list. He deflected Dmitry Orlov's shot from the point just …

Putin’s team wins 13-9 in Night Hockey League gala match

Putin’s team wins 13-9 in Night Hockey League gala match

The Hockey Legends team, with Russian President Vladimir Putin as playing, has won 13-9 in a gala match of the Night Hockey League in Sochi. Putin was wearing his customary red hockey jersey, sporting number 11, TASS reported. …

Riga to host all matches of 2021 Ice Hockey World Championship

Riga to host all matches of 2021 Ice Hockey World Championship

The Latvian capital of Riga will be the sole host for all matches of the 2021 Ice Hockey World Championship, the press service of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said. "The IIHF Council has voted to confirm Riga, …

NHL announces plans to resume season

NHL announces plans to resume season

The NHL season will resume this summer, directly into playoffs that will be contested in two "hub cities" for the duration of the tournament, Commissioner Gary Bettman announced. Cities being considered as playoff hosts are …

Russian ice hockey team takes third place at Karjala Cup

Russian ice hockey team takes third place at Karjala Cup

Russia’s national ice hockey team has been defeated by the Czech team 0:3 yesterday in third match of the 2019 Karjala Cup, the first stage of the Euro Hockey Tour. The Czech team scored eight points in three matches and now tops …

Georgian hockey player now plays for Canadian team

Georgian hockey player now plays for Canadian team

Temur Vedyapin went down in history. The twenty-year-old striker of the Georgian ice hockey team became the first native of this country to sign a professional contract (1 + 1 scheme) in Canada’s homeland of hockey. Now Temur is the striker …

Russian prime minister congratulates hockey team

Russian prime minister congratulates hockey team

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the men’s hockey team on winning gold in the Winter Olympics, The Washington Post reports. In a message on Twitter on Sunday, Medvedev crowed: “Our …

Russia beats Germany to claim Olympic ice hockey gold

Russia beats Germany to claim Olympic ice hockey gold

The Russian men’s hockey squad, competing in PyeongChang under the name Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR), has claimed Olympic gold, defeating Germany 4-3 in an overtime thriller, RT reports. For the first time since 1992, …

 Russian hockey team reaches Olympic finals

Russian hockey team reaches Olympic finals

Russia's hockey team has reached the men’s hockey finals of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, beating the Czech Republic in the semifinals 3-0. The Russians, playing as the Olympic Athletes from Russia because of a doping ban, …