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News of the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk and Riga

19 May 2017
Belarus, Latvia praised for hard work to prepare bid for hosting 2021 IIHF World Championship Belarus, Latvia praised for hard work to prepare bid for hosting 2021 IIHF World Championship
According to Rene Fasel, the victory of Minsk and Riga was a surprise to many. “There was a little confusion during the vote. We had to hold the second round which confirmed the results of the first vote. It only shows that the Ice Hockey Federations of Belarus and Latvia did a big job"...
19 May 2017
Minsk to host 2021 IIHF World Championship medal games Minsk to host 2021 IIHF World Championship medal games
Both cities will host the preliminary round matches while the Belarusian capital will be the venue of the semifinal and medal games...
19 May 2017
Belarus, Latvia to co-host 2021 IIHF World Championship Belarus, Latvia to co-host 2021 IIHF World Championship
The secret vote took place in Hyatt Regency Cologne Hotel. The joint bid of Minsk and Riga got 55 votes, while Finland’s bid received 52...
16 May 2017
Chances of Belarus and Latvia co-hosting 2021 IIHF World Championship seen as high Chances of Belarus and Latvia co-hosting 2021 IIHF World Championship seen as high
Finland’s and Belarus-Latvia’s bids are interesting. They are both satisfactory. I would like to note that the IIHF World Championship was held in Minsk in 2014 at the highest level and is well remembered by many fans...
9 May 2017
Lukashenko vows to bring IIHF world championship to Belarus Lukashenko vows to bring IIHF world championship to Belarus
“The competition is strong - Finland. But the question is not whether our bid wins or not. We would bid and lose in the past. But finally we got the right to host the IIHF World Championship in 2014”...
15 Feb 2017
IIHF inspection team visits Minsk Arena
The IIHF officials have already been to Minsk and saw the country’s main indoor arena. They took a look at all its facilities once again and hailed the readiness of the arena to host international competitions...
3 Feb 2017
Chances of Belarus and Latvia co-hosting 2021 IIHF World Championship seen as high Chances of Belarus and Latvia co-hosting 2021 IIHF World Championship seen as high
The head of state said that he agreed with this proposal. Belarus filed a bid during the Olympic year...
20 Jan 2017
Ryzhenkov: Belarus-Latvia sports forum co-hosting will be a project of cross-border cooperation Ryzhenkov: Belarus-Latvia sports forum co-hosting will be a project of cross-border cooperation
The Minsk Town Hall hosted the joint bid signing ceremony on 19 January. Finland also bids to host the event...
19 Jan 2017
Joint bid for hosting 2021 IIHF World Championship seen as important step in Belarus-EU relations Joint bid for hosting 2021 IIHF World Championship seen as important step in Belarus-EU relations
“Riga and Minsk have a long-standing friendship. The joint bid is an important move not only in terms of sports, but also in terms of the relations between the European Union and Belarus. We will keep our fingers crossed and hope that our bid wins and we hold the tournament together at a high level,” Nils Usakovs said...
19 Jan 2017
Belarus, Latvia place joint bid for hosting 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Belarus, Latvia place joint bid for hosting 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship
“Minsk was at the heart of the ice hockey celebrations in 2014. That tournament is frequently mentioned at IIHF Congresses. The idea of hosting a championship jointly with Latvia was put forward in 2014”...
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