WADA Hands Russia Four Year Ban On International Sports


This morning in Lausanne, Switzerland, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) unanimously agreed upon a four year ban for Russia not only from the 2020 Summer and 2022 Winter Olympics, but also for its member sport federations (of which the International Ice Hockey Federation is a part) to ban Russia from participating in or hosting any events between now and 2023.
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IHLC Classics: The Velvet Reunion

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of Czech Independence Day, we look back at Czechia’s third World Championship from the year 2000, won in a tense battle over neighbouring Slovakia in their first major elimination game since the split of Czechoslovakia.

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🇨🇿 Czechia 5-3 Slovakia 🇸🇰
World Championship Gold Medal Game
Ice Palace, Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺
Sunday, 14 May 2000

Proving that breakups of countries don’t have to result in bloodshed, Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993, an event sometimes called the Velvet Divorce.
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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.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship again saw eight countries carry the title throughout 2018, with the Olympics being added to the calendar seeing 31 different matchups, with the IHLC being defended at five tournaments in seven different countries.
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IHLC 2016 In Review – Men’s

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The International Hockey Lineal Championship doubled up on champions in 2016, with six different nations taking hold of the IHLC over a span of 23 games, leaving an unlikely country the incumbent champion heading into 2017.
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IHLC Results – Finland 5-1 Denmark – 19 May 2016

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🇫🇮 Finland 5-1 Denmark 🇩🇰
World Championship Quarterfinal
Yubileyniy Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺
Thursday, 19 May 2016

Finland calmly beat Denmark 5-1 in the early Saint Petersburg quarter-final on Thursday. The Finns will face the winner of Russia-Germany in Moscow on Saturday.
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IHLC Results – Finland 4-0 Canada – 17 May 2016

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🇫🇮 Finland 4-0 Canada 🇨🇦
World Championship Preliminary Round
Yubileyniy Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺
Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Tonight’s matchup between Canada and Finland featured the two dominant teams in Group B play in Saint Petersburg.

Finland earned a decisive 4-0 victory, scoring three goals in the second period and never looking back.
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IHLC Results – Canada 4-0 France – 16 May 2016

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🇨🇦 Canada 4-0 France 🇫🇷
World Championship Preliminary Round
Yubileyniy Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺
Monday, 16 May 2016

Captain Corey Perry had a goal and an assist to help Canada blank France 4-0 on Monday. Next, the defending champs will battle Finland for top spot in Group B.
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IHLC Results – Canada 5-0 Slovakia – 14 May 2016

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🇨🇦 Canada 5-0 Slovakia 🇸🇰
World Championship Preliminary Round
Yubileyniy Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺
Saturday, 14 May 2016

Timely scoring and clutch goaltending result in Canada’s fifth straight win of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.
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IHLC Results – Canada 5-2 Germany – 12 May 2016

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🇨🇦 Canada 5-2 Germany 🇩🇪
World Championship Preliminary Round
Yubileyniy Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺
Thursday, 12 May 2016

Two goals by Taylor Hall carried Canada to a 5-2 win over Germany to continue their unbeaten streak at the World Championship.
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