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Beat China 6-1 in Asian Winter Games decider[more]

 
The Japanese women’s national team celebrates after winning gold at the 2017 Asian Winter Games on home ice in Sapporo. Photo: Reiji Nagayama
SAPPORO, Japan – Japan's march to the gold medal at the Asian Winter Games culminated with a solid 6-1 victory over China in the final on Friday night at Tsukisamu Gymnasium. China had to settle for the silver medals, Kazakhstan won bronze.

Despite the triumph, Japan coach Takeshi... [more]

Promising premiere

Turkmenistan’s debut with winning streak[more]

Turkmenistan forward Ezizmuhammet Akmuhammedov and team captain Ahmet Gurbanov celebrate a goal against Macau during the national team’s first tournament participation at the 2017 Asian Winter Games. Photo: Reiji Nagayama
SAPPORO, Japan – One of the nice stories of the Asian Winter Games thus far has been the play of the Turkmenistan men's hockey team.

The squad comes from a central... [more]

Living her dream

Canada-born Hosoyamada back to her roots[more]

Japan's Ami Nakamura (#23) and Akane Hosoyamada (#8) celebrate a goal against Austria during the Olympic Qualification. Photo: Seinosuke Uchigasaki
SAPPORO, Japan – As a young child growing up in Canada, Akane Hosoyamada had a dream. She wanted to play in the Olympic Games.

Unsure of how she would accomplish it,... [more]

Tough men from the steppe

From Mongolian lakes to Asian Winter Games[more]

Mongolian defenceman Batgerel Zorigt battles for the puck with Hong Kong forward Herman Lui. Photo: Reiji Nagayama
SAPPORO, Japan – Mongolia evened its record at 2-2 in the Asian Winter Games on Thursday with an impressive 7-6 victory over Hong Kong. While the result was nice, the players... [more]

Never give up

Thai women play against Asia’s best[more]

SAPPORO, Japan – Thailand is a known throughout the world as an exotic travel... [more]

Get your U18 tickets

Advance sale discount until 28th February[more]

BRATISLAVA – Only until 28th February will fans be able to buy cheaper tickets... [more]

Coming full circle in Sapporo

Nadin 45 years in international hockey[more]

SAPPORO, Japan – 45 years ago Bob Nadin for the first time worked at an IIHF... [more]

From Asian to Olympic Games

Countdown begins for Korean women’s team[more]

SAPPORO, Japan – The Korean women's hockey team will face a special challenge... [more]

 

 
 

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