Ice Hockey

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.

Engelbert Strauss named official presenting partner of Champions Hockey League

By Paul Osborne

Engelbert Strauss has been named the official presenting partner of the new Champions Hockey League ©Getty ImagesGerman work wear and personal protective equipment manufacturer Engelbert Strauss has been named the official presenting partner for the Champions Hockey League, the new pan-European club ice hockey competition being launched in August.

World Ice Hockey Championships players urged to protest against Belarus' "last dictator of Europe"

By Zjan Shirinian

Alexander Lukashenko, described as the last dictator of Europe in an open letter to players competing in the World Ice Hockey Championships, has been President of Belarus for 20 years ©AFP/Getty ImagesPlayers competing in the World Ice Hockey Championships in Belarus are being urged to make a stand against the "last dictator of Europe" by a group of writers, artists and directors.

Ice Hockey World Championships hoping to for record viewing figures after new broadcast deals

By Paul Osborne

Fans from 115 countries around the world are able to tune into this year's Ice Hockey World Championships ©Getty ImagesIce hockey fans from 115 nations across the globe will be able to follow live action from the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships, which is due to begin today in Minsk, Belarus, following agreements with around 60 broadcast partners on all continents.

Latvian ice hockey player Pavlovs banned for 18 months after failed drugs test at Sochi 2014

By Gary Anderson

April 29 - Vitalijs Pavlovs of Latvia has been banned for 18 months for a doping offence at Sochi 2014 ©AFP/Getty ImagesLatvian ice hockey player Vitalijs Pavlovs has been handed an 18-month ban from the sport after his failed drugs test at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
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