Ice Hockey

Legendary Russian ice hockey coach Tikhonov dies aged 84

By Emily Goddard

Viktor Tikhonov has died after a long illness ©Getty ImagesRussian Viktor Tikhonov, one of international ice hockey's most successful coaches of all time, has died after a long illness at the age of 84.

WADA appeals against decision to award Swedish ice hockey star Bäckström Olympic silver medal

By Paul Osborne

WADA is set to appeal against the decision to clear Nicklas Bäckström of any wrongdoing at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has appealed against the decision to clear Swedish ice hockey player Nicklas Bäckström of any wrongdoing after he failed a drugs test at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

"Miracle On Ice" Olympic ice hockey gold medallist Suter dies aged 57

By Emily Goddard

Bob Suter has died aged 57 ©Getty ImagesBob Suter, a member of the Lake Placid 1980 "Miracle On Ice" Olympic gold medal winning ice hockey team, has died suddenly at the age of 57 of an apparent heart attack.

ŠKODA appointed Official Sponsor of first Champions Hockey League

By Nick Butler

ŠKODA AUTO will support the ice hockey Champions League ©SkodaCzech car manufacturer ŠKODA has been announced as the Official Sponsor of the Champions Hockey League, with the first season having got underway last week.

Paek drafted in to lead South Korean ice hockey squad to 2018 Olympic qualification

By Emily Goddard

Jim Paek has been tasked with guiding the South Korean ice hockey squad to 2018 Olympic qualification ©Getty ImagesJim Paek has been named as the new head coach of the men's South Korean ice hockey team and tasked with leading the nation to qualification at their home Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018.

Ice Hockey Federation of Russia re-elects Tretiak as President after he crushes rival Fetisov

By Duncan Mackay

Vladislav Tretiak has been re-elected as President of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia for a third term ©Ice Hockey Federation of RussiaVladislav Tretiak, who lit the Olympic Flame at Sochi 2014, has been re-elected President of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia after easily beating rival Viacheslav Fetisov at the Annual Conference in Moscow today.

International Ice Hockey Federation extends Infront deal to 2023

By Emily Goddard

The International Ice Hockey Federation has extended its deal with Infront until 2023 ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has extended its media and marketing partnership with Infront Sports & Media for the Ice Hockey World Championship and Division I events until 2023.

Russia beat Finland to claim 2014 Ice Hockey World Championships crown

By Paul Osborne

Russia have been crowned champions of the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships ©Getty ImagesRussia has won the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championships, beating Finland 5-2 in the final to claim its fourth gold medal in seven years.

Denmark to host 2018 Ice Hockey World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Denmark is set to host the 2018 IIHF World Championships in Copenhagen and Herning ©Getty ImagesDenmark has been awarded the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships after a vote at the body's World Congress in Minsk today.
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