International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has claimed a meeting with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko was held with "a serious tone" and was to "open and maintain a constructive dialogue" on this year's Men's World Championship.
Fasel pictured with Belarusian Ice Hockey President IIHF are investigating for role in death of political opponent
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has been pictured with the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association President Dmitry Baskov, who the world governing body are supposed to be investigating for his role in an alleged murder, at a Kontinental Hockey League in Minsk.
IIHF decision on moving World Championship from Belarus due this month amid talks with replacement hosts
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has admitted the organisation is in talks with countries which could replace Belarus as co-host for this year's Men's World Championship.
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel is set to inform Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko that the country has been stripped of its 2021 World Championship co-hosting rights, according to Swiss media reports.
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel insists he is willing to meet representatives of Belarusian opposition groups and the Belarus Government "at any time" and "anywhere in Europe" in order to achieve "a constructive dialogue on how to perform the 2021 World Championship outside of political objectives."
Belarusian basketball player Yelena Leuchanka has backed a campaign by the Belarus Sport Solidarity Foundation (BSSF) to strip Belarus of co-hosting rights for next year’s men's International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship.
Earlier this week, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach made the dramatic announcement of sanctions against those who run Olympic sport in Belarus.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has vowed to challenge the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to ban him from Tokyo 2020 in court.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has been banned from attending next year's postponed Olympic Games in Tokyo as part of a series of provisional International Olympic Committee (IOC) measures against the country's National Olympic Committee (NOC).
Former 800 metres world champion Marina Arzamasova has been banned for four years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after failing an anti-doping test.
The Belarus Sports Solidarity Foundation (BSSF) has hit back at what it calls pro-regime letters sent to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by the Minsk Government in the wake of unrest in the country.
Seven players have been banned from playing in International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) tournaments for nearly two years after they were found guilty of match-fixing.
A group of Belarusian athletes have rejected calls from other competitors in the nation for the country to be suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), claiming they should be allowed to compete under their own flag at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has begun a formal proceeding against the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus (NOCRB), in light of allegations it has breached the Olympic Charter.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) is reportedly set to move the 2021 Men's World Championship from Minsk in Belarus to Russian capital Moscow.