Hosts and pre-tournament favourites Russia's campaign for men's International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship glory began with defeat as they were stunned 3-0 by the Czech Republic on the opening day of the competition at the Moscow Ice Palace.
Vladislav Tretyak, President of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation (RHF), claimed today he had no information about alleged cases of banned substance meldonium abuse in the Russian-based Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
René Fasel has made improving player safety a "top priority" for his sixth term as President of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), admitting there remains a "long way still to go".
Player safety and keeping NHL stars at Olympics leading concerns as Fasel prepares for sixth term as IIHF President
My first experience of ice hockey politics came during a press conference in Sochi midway through the 2014 Winter Olympics, where world governing body chief René Fasel appeared alongside National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman.
Exclusive: Deal on NHL participation at Pyeongchang 2018 "even more difficult" than before, admits Fasel
A decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to pay transportation or insurance costs for National Hockey League (NHL) players to participate at Pyeongchang 2018 has left a "difficult financial situation", the head of the sport's world governing body has admitted.
Gian-Franco Kasper is set to replace fellow Swiss René Fasel as the winter sporting representative on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board.
René Fasel looks set to be re-elected as head of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) after the world governing body named him as the only Presidential candidate ahead of next month’s IIHF Council election.
Two years ago Kamloops, in Canada, staged the Four Nations Cup, which served as a warm-up event for the Ice Hockey Women’s World Championships it is about to host. After the home country had earned a 3-2 shoot-out win over the United States, such was the level of general enthusiasm that young female fans were still outside the arena playing street hockey at midnight.
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) general secretary Horst Lichtner has urged the National Hockey League (NHL) to "seriously consider" committing to participating at the next two Olympic Games in order to best capitalise on the commercial opportunities provided by the Chinese market at Beijing 2022.
Russian decides against standing against Fasel to become IIHF President because of close relationship with Putin
Former Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) chief Alexander Medvedev has ruled himself out of the running for against René Fasel for the position of President International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) after admitting there was “no sense” in entering the race due to the close relationship between the Swiss and Russia.
Russia will host the 2022 World Junior Championship, International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has claimed, although this has yet to have been confirmed by the Russian Hockey Federation (RHF).
Buffalo has been chosen as the venue for the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championships, which will feature an outdoor match for the first time.
The 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championship surpassed all previous audience and spectator benchmarks, securing a total cumulative television audience of more than 1 billion, the event’s exclusive media and marketing partner Infront Sports & Media has announced.