The New Champions League Format Explained
The world championship replenished the list of canceled hockey competitions did not resist the coronavirus the list of participants was 16 prefabs, including positioned, as usual, as one of the favorites, the Russian national team, which fell into the group B. In it, its main rivals were Swiss, American and Finnish teams. It is the Finns, having a non-solder name of names of names, stopped Russians, who have been in order with the brightness of the application, in the semifinals of last year’s world championship in Slovakia, and then sensationally took gold, defeated in the final match of Canadians. «The international hockey community had to face a harsh reality, but we do not have a different choice, except to accept her»,— Specified in a statement dedicated to the fate of the Swiss tournament, President IIHF Rene of Fazel. He added that the federation is obliged «do everything possible to support the fight against coronavirus», which the governments of various countries are currently conducting.
The fact that the hockey championship is canceled, no, of course, nothing unexpected. It only replenished and so a huge list of sports events that have become victims of the coronavirus pandemic.
Radently rather, that IIhf, while other federation, sometimes not too tightening with thinking, recognized the inability to spend their competitions, I didn’t want to go on the cancellation of the World Cup.At the same time, a few weeks ago, she began to cancel those of their important tournaments that were preceded by the most important calendar. Speech, for example, about the women’s world championship, as well as junior and youth world championships. At some point it was said about the version with the transfer of the championship from Switzerland to the country safer from the point of view of the epidemiological situation (discussed including the Russian version), but it was not possible to save the competition in the end.