The Division IA World Championship tournament in Nottingham, England saw the top two spots for promotion to the 2024 World Championship in Ostrava and Prague, Czechia locked up on the final day of competition, with hosts Great Britain and Poland both clinching their returns to the Top Division.
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🇮🇹 🇬🇧 Italy, Great Britain Relegated From World Championship Top Division
A day before the group round came to a close at the 2022 World Championship, both relegation spots to Division IA in 2023 were clinched, with Italy and Great Britain gaining the dubious distinction of being sent down, at the hands of Kazakhstan and Austria, respectively.
🇸🇮 🇭🇺 Slovenia, Hungary Promoted To 2023 World Championship
The Division IA World Championship tournament in Ljubljana saw the top two spots for promotion to the 2023 World Championship locked up a day before the tournament wrapped, with hosts Slovenia and Hungary both locking up returns to the Top Division.
IIHF Announces Tournament Updates Following Russia, Belarus Suspensions
Just under three weeks after announcing that Russia and Belarus were banned from IIHF participation after the Russian-led and Belarusian-backed invasion of Ukraine that began on 24 February, today the International Ice Hockey Federation announced replacement clubs for upcoming participation in the upcoming 2022 Men’s, Women’s and Junior World Championships.
Major Announcements Made At 2019 IIHF Congress
The IIHF Annual Congress today was held on the off day at the 2019 World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, with a number of major announcements voted on to impact the future of international hockey in the coming years.
🇧🇾 🇰🇷 Belarus, South Korea Relegated From World Championship
An expected team and a very unexpected team both clinched the unwanted spots of relegation to Division IA at the 2018 IIHF World Championship, with South Korea clinching the second relegation, after Belarus, with a day still remaining in group play at the tournament in Denmark.
🇬🇧 🇮🇹 Great Britain, Italy Promoted To 2019 World Championship
The Division IA World Championship tournament saw one expected and one very surprising participant both qualify for the 2019 World Championship top division in Slovakia, with Italy returning after a one-year absence, while Great Britain returns after a quarter century absence.