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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Finland beat Russia to win country's first ice hockey gold in final event of Games
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Finland beat Russia to win country's first ice hockey gold in final event of Games

With the victory, Finland finally add gold to a packed Olympic medals case in ice hockey.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: 'Redemption' as Canada beat US for fifth women's ice hockey gold
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: 'Redemption' as Canada beat US for fifth women's ice hockey gold

Canada led 3-0 in the second period and held on to win, despite being out-shot in the game 40-21, to collect the country’s fifth Olympic gold.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva sets sights on 2nd title; Slovakia stun USA in men's ice hockey
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva sets sights on 2nd title; Slovakia stun USA in men's ice hockey

Russian figure skater Valieva into tears after topping Tuesday's first half of the women's singles competition to put herself in prime position ahead of the all-important free skate.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: For China’s foreign-born ice hockey players, embracing new names part of living Olympic dream
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: For China’s foreign-born ice hockey players, embracing new names part of living Olympic dream

When China's men's team makes it Olympic ice hockey debut in Beijing next Thursday against the United States, more than half of the players will be of foreign origin, most of those from Canada.

Winter Olympics 2022: The rise and demise of South Korea's ice hockey dream
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Winter Olympics 2022: The rise and demise of South Korea's ice hockey dream

The team's demise — hastened by the COVID-19 pandemic — is symbolic of how the Pyeongchang Games four years ago failed to spur much in the way of lasting interest in winter sports in South Korea and investment dried up

NHL players will not compete at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
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NHL players will not compete at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Olympic rosters will now be filled by players from European leagues, colleges and development clubs as they were at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, when the NHL elected not to take part.

Hosts China face possible exclusion from Winter Olympics ice hockey due to 'insufficient sporting standard'
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Hosts China face possible exclusion from Winter Olympics ice hockey due to 'insufficient sporting standard'

Drawn in Group A of the men's tournament, China would find themselves up against Canada, the United States and Germany, teams that would likely thrash the Chinese.

Top Belarus ice hockey official steps down after controversy over threatening players for political views
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Top Belarus ice hockey official steps down after controversy over threatening players for political views

The Belarus hockey federation had initially signaled Dmitri Baskov could stay on as president, but he told state TV on Friday he was stepping aside to avoid possible further sanctions against the federation if he stayed.

Khelo India Winter Games: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to delivery inaugural address via video conferencing
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Khelo India Winter Games: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to delivery inaugural address via video conferencing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the inaugural address at the opening ceremony of the second Khelo India Winter Games to be held at Gulmarg in north Kashmir from 26 February to 2 March.

Belarus stripped of role as 2021 Ice Hockey World Championships co-host due to 'political unrest, COVID-19'
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Belarus stripped of role as 2021 Ice Hockey World Championships co-host due to 'political unrest, COVID-19'

Belarus had been due to co-host the event with Latvia in May and June, but ice hockey's governing body, the IIHF, said the decision to move the world champs from Minsk was "unavoidable... due to safety and security issues that are beyond the IIHF's control".

Coronavirus Outbreak: MLB, NHL teams close Florida training facilities after players test positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: MLB, NHL teams close Florida training facilities after players test positive for COVID-19

The hope for a return of professional sports in North America took a hit on Friday as two teams from MLB and one from the NHL closed their Florida facilities after players tested positive for the new coronavirus.

Coronavirus pandemic: NHL players told to go home and self-isolate as uncertainty persists over fate of season
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Coronavirus pandemic: NHL players told to go home and self-isolate as uncertainty persists over fate of season

NHL players have been told they can go home and must self-isolate there until the end of March, suggesting any potential return to play is many weeks away.

From tape delay of 'Miracle of Ice' to 'everything' live: How coverage of Olympics has changed in 40 years
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From tape delay of 'Miracle of Ice' to 'everything' live: How coverage of Olympics has changed in 40 years

When the Summer Olympics begin in Tokyo in July, viewers will be able to watch every event either live or on demand. That wasn't the case in 1980 when the United States stunned the Soviet Union during the Lake Placid Games

India Women's Ice Hockey Team plays for passion as scant support from government, corporates shadows future
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India Women's Ice Hockey Team plays for passion as scant support from government, corporates shadows future

The India women's side is faced with constraints such as lack of infrastructure which mean that the players can only train during the winter months over frozen lakes in Ladakh

Former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech says there are few differences between football and ice-hockey ahead of Guildford Phoenix debut
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Former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech says there are few differences between football and ice-hockey ahead of Guildford Phoenix debut

Cech said he was not afraid of the much rougher sport despite wearing a protective helmet even as a footballer following a skull fracture he had suffered in a 2006 Premier League game

Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech signs for British ice hockey club Guildford Phoenix as goaltender
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Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech signs for British ice hockey club Guildford Phoenix as goaltender

Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech on Wednesday said he was swapping football for ice hockey after signing to play for a British league team as a goaltender.

Stanley Cup 2019: St Louis Blues start as underdogs against Boston Bruins in finals despite stunning mid-season turnaround
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Stanley Cup 2019: St Louis Blues start as underdogs against Boston Bruins in finals despite stunning mid-season turnaround

The St Louis Blues are enjoying a storybook turnaround, going from the worst team at the start of the season to facing Boston in their first Stanley Cup final since losing to the same Bruins in 1970.

Training on frozen ponds using re-purposed equipment, the story of India's ice hockey teams
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Training on frozen ponds using re-purposed equipment, the story of India's ice hockey teams

India's ice hockey teams are rarely in the spotlight. But a new documentary, Fighting on Ice, is looking to shine a spotlight on the sport, whose popularity is largely restricted to Ladakh.

National Hockey League ends bid to hold 2020 World Cup, but hopeful for holding one in future
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National Hockey League ends bid to hold 2020 World Cup, but hopeful for holding one in future

There have been three World Cup of Hockey tournaments with the last one taking place in 2016. Others were held in 2004 and 1996.