IIHF Council Candidate List Published - Federation Focus

Also: UCI Management Committee Candidates Revealed; Multi-Sport 2022 European Championships Finalizes Program

IIHF - Election candidates submitted

Ski Chief Kasper Re-elected; World Champs Awarded

(ATR) Gian Franco Kasper will become one of the longest-serving IF presidents.

Talks With Koreas Last Into the Night -- On the Scene

(ATR) A late night Friday as IOC, North and South Korean officials prepare for landmark Olympic negotiations Saturday.

ATR First: IIHF Supports Joint Olympic Korean Team

(ATR) The ice hockey federation says a joint Korean women's hockey team would "positively reflect Olympic ideals".

Communique of the Olympic Summit

Beijing Winter Olympics Restores Ancient Steel Mill

(ATR) A century-old steel mill becomes a symbol of the 2022 Winter Games.

Bettman Slams Door on NHL in PyeongChang 2018

(ATR) NHL commissioner says “We are dead set against disrupting our seasons."

Peace and Sport's #WhiteCard Campaign Brings North and South Korean Athletes Together at IIHF Women's World Ice Hockey Championship in PyeongChang

Peace and Sport with the IIHF have this week brought together athletes from both North and South Korea, inviting them to stand united behind a common goal of world peace.

Ceremonial First Puck at PyeongChang

Match between neighbors on day that celebrates peace through sport. 

NHL Says No to PyeongChang Olympics

(ATR) The world's best hockey players had participated in every Winter Games since 1998.

IIHF President Explains Looming Olympic Deadline

(ATR) Timeline for an NHL deadline will be clearer after IIHF President Rene Fasel speaks with member federations.

Fasel on 2018 Olympic Hockey: 'Puck is on the Stick of the NHL'

(ATR) Ice hockey Federation president tells ATR that if the NHL doesn't skate in PyeongChang it will be a “big mistake”.

IOC President Meets with NHL Over PyeongChang Stalemate

(ATR) NHL commissioner and owners assert it's no longer in their best interest to participate at PyeongChang 2018.

Golden 25 - #9 - Rene Fasel/Gary Bettman

(ATR) Whether NHL players come to the 2018 Winter Olympics is the question.

NHL Owners Against PyeongChang Participation

(ATR) Deadline looms to decide whether NHL players will compete at 2018 Winter Games.

NHL Players Still Not Set for PyeongChang

(ATR) NHL reportedly using Olympic participation as leverage to get players to agree to a labor agreement extension.

Time Running Out for NHL to Determine Olympic Participation -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: Isinbayeva running for ARAF presidency; FIFA ..., summer federations leadership changes.

Doubts Loom for NHL Players at 2018 Winter Olympics

(ATR) The National Hockey League and IOC appear further than ever on reaching an agreement for the PyeongChang 2018 Games.

Cycling Fed Adopts BMX Discipline -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: Japan, Taiwan secure sites for new baseball tournament ... New comms chief for AIBA.

Canada Storms to Ice Hockey Gold After Russian Staredown

(ATR) Also: IIHF chief Rene Fasel hopes decision on NHLers in PyeongChang is made by September 2016.

Switzerland Awarded 2020 Ice Hockey Champs

(ATR) The International Ice Hockey Federation granted the Swiss hockey federation candidature rights on Friday.

PyeongChang 2018 Chief Meets Ice Hockey President at World Champs

(ATR) The POCOG president visited Prague this weekend for the IIHF World Championships.

Fasel Says SportAccord Confrontation Will Be Resolved Respectfully

(ATR) IIHF chief René Fasel played down the confrontation between Marius Vizer and IOC president Thomas Bach.

AIOWF Calls for Dialogue with SportAccord President -- On the Scene

(ATR) AIOWF expressed their “disagreement” with the controversial comments from SportAccord President Vizer.

Ice Hockey Chief Regrets Tipping Beijing as 2022 Favorite

(ATR) Rene Fasel says the IOC will "kick my ass" for his comments at the IIHF World Junior Championship.

Golden 25 -- Winter Sports Leaders #8

Kasper Wins Winter Fed Association Presidency

(ATR) The International Ski Federation president replaces Rene Fasel in the AIOWF top spot.

RIA Novosti Roundup -- Hockey Championships in Belarus; Putin Pushes Formula 1

(ATR) The head of the International Ice Hockey Federation says there should not be any concerns about hosting the world hockey championships in Belarus ... Putin emphasizes the Olympic legacy benefits of hosting Formula 1 racing in Sochi

Golden 25 -- #25 Rene Fasel

(ATR) At #25 is René Fasel, International Ice Hockey Federation president.