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Canada triumph on home ice at World Cup of Hockey

Sidney Crosby cemented his status as one of hockey’s finest after he captained Canada to a second consecutive World Cup of Hockey title.

Sidney Crosby cemented his status as one of hockey’s finest after he captained Canada to a second consecutive World Cup of Hockey title.

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World Cup of Hockey: Canada thrash Europe to win Group A

Canada highlighted their status as tournament favourites by steamrolling team Europe 4-1 to advance to the semi finals as Group A winners at the World Cup of Hockey On home ice in Toronto the host nat

Canada highlighted their status as tournament favourites by steamrolling team Europe 4-1 to advance to the semi finals as Group A winners at the World Cup of Hockey On home ice in Toronto the host nat

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Hosts Canada eliminate Team USA from World Cup of Hockey

Canada condemned the United States to an early exit from the World Cup of Hockey following a 4-2 victory in their second game of group A in Toronto.

Canada condemned the United States to an early exit from the World Cup of Hockey following a 4-2 victory in their second game of group A in Toronto.

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Russia puts Team North America to the sword

Russia bounced back from their opening defeat to Sweden by downing Team North America 4-3 in their second group B encounter of the the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Russia bounced back from their opening defeat to Sweden by downing Team North America 4-3 in their second group B encounter of the the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

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Ice hockey: Homeless Donbass win Ukraine Championships

Ice hockey star Serhiy Varlamov signed off his illustrious career by winning the Ukrainian Championship with Donbass following a best-of-seven final

Ice hockey star Serhiy Varlamov signed off his illustrious career by winning the Ukrainian Championship with Donbass following a best-of-seven final

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Stanley Cup champs Chicago Blackhawks honoured at White House

The Chicago Blackhawks were honoured at the White House this week in celebration of the team’s 2015 Stanley Cup triumph. The Blackhawks beat the

The Chicago Blackhawks were honoured at the White House this week in celebration of the team’s 2015 Stanley Cup triumph. The Blackhawks beat the

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Goaltending legend Brodeur's New Devils shirt retired

The number 30 shirt of arguably ice hockey’s most celebrated goaltenders Martin Brodeur was retired on Tuesday evening. Prior to the New Jersey

The number 30 shirt of arguably ice hockey’s most celebrated goaltenders Martin Brodeur was retired on Tuesday evening. Prior to the New Jersey

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Rio Olympics: hockey and badminton venues under the spotlight

Two of Rio’s Olympic venues are currently under the spotlight as test events for field hockey and badminton began this week. Seven nations, including

Two of Rio’s Olympic venues are currently under the spotlight as test events for field hockey and badminton began this week. Seven nations, including

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Happy Birthday Mr President - Putin turns 63 winning a game of hockey

After launching airstrikes in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin chose to spend the rest of his birthday playing hockey. Taking to the ice in

After launching airstrikes in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin chose to spend the rest of his birthday playing hockey. Taking to the ice in

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Cold War sports: how Moscow and the West played for supremacy

The news that Russia could lose the 2018 World Cup if there is evidence Moscow has paid bribes to obtain the award threatens to strain further the

The news that Russia could lose the 2018 World Cup if there is evidence Moscow has paid bribes to obtain the award threatens to strain further the

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Hall of Famer Beliveau dies aged 83

Ice Hockey hall of famer Jean Beliveau died on Tuesday night aged 83. One of the finest and most elegant centres to grace the rink Beliveau helped

Ice Hockey hall of famer Jean Beliveau died on Tuesday night aged 83. One of the finest and most elegant centres to grace the rink Beliveau helped

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Decorated Soviet Union ice hockey coach dies

Russian ice hockey legend Viktor Tikhonov has died in Moscow aged 84 following a long-term illness. After a glittering playing career, notably with

Russian ice hockey legend Viktor Tikhonov has died in Moscow aged 84 following a long-term illness. After a glittering playing career, notably with

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Finnish ice hockey player makes history

The ice hockey history books were rewritten this week when Noora Räty became the first Finnish woman ever to play a game in the men’s second-tier

The ice hockey history books were rewritten this week when Noora Räty became the first Finnish woman ever to play a game in the men’s second-tier

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Russia celebrate World Championship title with Moscow parade

Russia’s national ice hockey team paraded the world championship trophy on a bus tour of downtown Moscow on Tuesday. Thousands of people lined the

Russia’s national ice hockey team paraded the world championship trophy on a bus tour of downtown Moscow on Tuesday. Thousands of people lined the

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Russia secure fifth world title

Former Dynamo Moscow forward Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin both scored to lead Russia to a 5-2 victory over Finland in the final of the ice hockey

Former Dynamo Moscow forward Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin both scored to lead Russia to a 5-2 victory over Finland in the final of the ice hockey

Culture

Cannes doc: hockey used for Cold War propaganda

‘Red Army’ is the story of the Soviet Union’s world dominance in ice hockey during the Cold War and how it was used as a propaganda tool. An

‘Red Army’ is the story of the Soviet Union’s world dominance in ice hockey during the Cold War and how it was used as a propaganda tool. An

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Continental Cup: Donbass defeat hands Oilers title

Norwegian newcomers Stavanger Oilers won the Continental Cup at the first time of asking on Sunday. The Oilers lifted the title after they thrashed

Norwegian newcomers Stavanger Oilers won the Continental Cup at the first time of asking on Sunday. The Oilers lifted the title after they thrashed

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Continental Cup: Donbass edge out Stavanger Oilers

Defending champions Donbass Donetsk opened the 2014 Continental Cup Final with a narrow 3-2 win over the Stavanger Oilers in Rouen on Friday

Defending champions Donbass Donetsk opened the 2014 Continental Cup Final with a narrow 3-2 win over the Stavanger Oilers in Rouen on Friday

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'Record breaking' crowd rings in the new year for the NHL

The American National Hockey League rang in the New Year in record-breaking style on Wednesday. A crowd of over 105,000 spectators attended the

The American National Hockey League rang in the New Year in record-breaking style on Wednesday. A crowd of over 105,000 spectators attended the

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Norway: dancing on ice

Norwegian ice hockey player Adrian Alvarstein Bockelie dances on the ice after the victory of his Arctic Eagles team over Viking.

Norwegian ice hockey player Adrian Alvarstein Bockelie dances on the ice after the victory of his Arctic Eagles team over Viking.

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Hockey legend Mike Vernon on the modern game, doping and Sochi

Hockey legend Mike Vernon not only had a great career, but one that is arguably Hall of Fame worthy. The retired goaltender won the President’s

Hockey legend Mike Vernon not only had a great career, but one that is arguably Hall of Fame worthy. The retired goaltender won the President’s

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Sweden win world title on home ice

Sweden won their ninth world title on home ice in Stockholm courtesy of a 5-1 demolition of surprise package Switzerland on Sunday. Switzerland

Sweden won their ninth world title on home ice in Stockholm courtesy of a 5-1 demolition of surprise package Switzerland on Sunday. Switzerland

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USA thrash Russia at Worlds

The United States kept themselves on track for a third World Championship title by thrashing old foes and defending champions Russia 8-3 in the

The United States kept themselves on track for a third World Championship title by thrashing old foes and defending champions Russia 8-3 in the

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Czech mate as Russia win Euro Hockey crown

The Euro Hockey Tour decider pitted arch-rivals the Czech Republic against Russia. On home ice the Czechs took the lead after 5 minutes thanks to

The Euro Hockey Tour decider pitted arch-rivals the Czech Republic against Russia. On home ice the Czechs took the lead after 5 minutes thanks to

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Jagr returns home during NHL lockout

Czech ice hockey legend Jaromir Jagr has returned home to play for the team he owns near Prague for the duration of the NHL lockout in the United

Czech ice hockey legend Jaromir Jagr has returned home to play for the team he owns near Prague for the duration of the NHL lockout in the United