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Ice hockey - 07 Apr 2008
Infront Sports & Media, the long-term marketing partner of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), has reached an agreement with the German free-to-air broadcaster DSF (Deutsches SportFernsehen) covering the broadcast rights for four editions of the IIHF World Championship, the supreme event in ice hockey.
Ice hockey - 25 Feb 2008
Infront Sports & Media and the German Ice Hockey Association (DEB) have agreed to put in place a strategic co-operation for the organisation of the 2010 IIHF World Championship, which takes place in Germany.
Ice hockey - 14 May 2007
Infront Sports & Media, the exclusive marketing partner to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) in respect of the annual IIHF World Championship, has announced that Škoda Auto’s role as Official Main Sponsor of the IIHF event has now reached a record 15 consecutive years.
Ice hockey - 11 May 2007
The Salzburg Olympic bid is sending a delegation, led by IOC member and President of the Austrian Olympic Committee Dr. Leo Wallner, and Executive Director of Salzburg 2014, Rudolf Hoeller, to the finals weekend at the 2007 Ice Hockey World Championship in Moscow.
Ice hockey - 09 Feb 2007
Kimmo Leinonen, the PR and Marketing Director of the International Ice Hockey Federation will join the Finnish Ice Hockey Association (FIHA) on August 1, 2007.
Ice hockey - 02 Feb 2007
Zug, Switzerland, 02 February 2007 – Infront Sports & Media, the exclusive commercial partner of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), has announced Henkel as a new Official Sponsor for the 2007 IIHF World Championship, which takes place from 27 April to 13 May in Russia.
Ice hockey - 08 Dec 2006
The International Ice Hockey Federation held a meeting at its Zurich office to discuss and brief the national associations of the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, Slovakia and Sweden and their national leagues about the following issues:
Ice hockey - 13 Oct 2006
Sochi, Russia, October 12, 2006 – Sochi-2014, Russia’s Bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, got a lift this week as the Krasnodar region allocated the land for construction of the Grand Ice Hockey Arena, a central part of the Olympic Park in the Sochi-2014 Games Plan.
Ice hockey - 22 May 2006
A delegation from Sochi 2014 is in Riga to study event’s organization
Ice hockey - 08 May 2006
Zug, Switzerland, 5 May 2006 – With the face-off of the 70th IIHF World Championship, Infront Sports & Media, the exclusive commercial partner of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), has announced the key highlights of the Official Sponsorship and Marketing Programme and details of media coverage.
Ice hockey - 13 Apr 2006
Infront Sports & Media, the long-term marketing partner of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), has renewed an extensive and exclusive live broadcast agreement with Viasat Sport for the IIHF World Championship until 2011.
Ice hockey - 08 Dec 2005
Zug, Switzerland, 7 December 2005 – Infront Sports & Media and the Swiss Ice Hockey Association (SIHA) have agreed a strategic co-operation in respect of the organisation of the 2009 IIHF World Championship Switzerland.
Ice hockey - 14 Nov 2005
Bonn, Germany - The two sports of Ice Sledge Hockey and Standing Ice Hockey will co-operate the first time in a joint project at the upcoming Russian National Congress "People and Health" to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from 21 to 25 November 2005.
Ice hockey - 16 May 2005
Zug, Switzerland, 16 May 2005 Infront Sweden AB has signed a contract with the Swedish Ice Hockey Association (SIF) that grants Infront responsibility for marketing all commercial rights associated with the Swedish Ice Hockey Association, its tournaments and all national teams.
Ice hockey - 06 Oct 2004
Zug, Switzerland, 6 October 2004 - Infront Sports & Media, the Swiss-based international sports marketing company, has announced that Škoda Auto has extended its Official Main Sponsorship of the IIHF World Championships in ice hockey for a further seven years, from 2005-2011.
Ice hockey - 02 Jun 2004
St. Petersburg, Russia and the 12,300-seat Ice Palace will host the IIHF Super Six club championship of Europe for the first three years of competition. The inaugural IIHF Super Six will be played on January 13 – 16, 2005 in the state-of-the-art arena, which was also host of the 2000 IIHF World Championship.
Ice hockey - 20 Apr 2004
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- USA Hockey today announced the renewal of an official licensing agreement with New Era Cap Co., Inc., the industry's premier global headwear designer, developer and manufacturer.
Ice hockey - 20 Feb 2004
In light of recent media reports regarding possible re-allocation of the 2006 IIHF World Championship to another country, the Organizing Committee of Latvia 2006 and the appointed building entrepreneur are underway with the construction of the arena in Riga, which will be the main site of the 70th IIHF World Championship.
Ice hockey - 13 Oct 2003
Representatives from Europe’s top seven ice hockey nations, along with the IIHF and its marketing partner Infront Sport & Media, met today in Zurich to discuss the launch of the IIHF Super Six, a competition between the club champions from the top six ranked countries in Europe. Officials representing the national associations and leagues of Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, Sweden and Slovakia were at the meeting.
Ice hockey - 19 Sep 2003
The International Ice Hockey Federation today announced the basics for the format, which will be used for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games ice hockey tournament.
Ice hockey - 18 Sep 2003
The International Ice Hockey Federation announced today that Russia will host the 2007 IIHF Men’s World Championship.
Ice hockey - 01 Sep 2003
The Elite League is pleased to announce that affiliation to Ice Hockey UK has finally been agreed. The International Ice Hockey Federation have played a positive role in helping formulate the arrangement with IHUK.
Ice hockey - 15 Aug 2003
ESPN and ESPN2 will present exclusive national coverage of the World Cup of Hockey 2004 the National Hockey League (NHL) announced today.
Ice hockey - 29 Jul 2003
Zug, Switzerland, 29 July, 2003: The Infront Sports & Media Group has reached agreement with the German free-to-air broadcaster DSF for the broadcast rights to the annual IIHF World Championship in 2004 (to be staged in the Czech Republic) and 2005 (in Austria).
Ice hockey - 29 Apr 2003
Infront Sports &Media and the Austrian Ice Hockey Federation (ÖEHV)have agreed a strategic co-operation in respect of the organisation of the 2005 IIHF World Championship Austria to be hosted in the cities of Vienna and Innsbruck.
Ice hockey - 29 Apr 2003
The Salzburg 2010 Olympic Winter Games would offer icehockey in or close to the city center of Salzburg. As icehockey is an ever growing key sport of Winter Olympics it was of biggest interest to the Salzburg 2010 bid committee to create a well-founded concept which offers short ways for athletes, media representatives and spectators.
Ice hockey - 24 Apr 2003
The 2003 IIHF World Championship,which starts in Finland on 26 April and runs to 11 May,is expected to attract 450,000 spectators – potentially the highest turnout since the 1997 Championship,which was also in Finland.
Ice hockey - 14 Apr 2003
The Official IIHF World Championship www..ihwc.net is to be launched on 18th April, a week ahead of the start of this year’s World Championship in Finland.
Ice hockey - 04 Apr 2003
Eight of the top hockey nations in the world will compete in the second World Cup of Hockey tournament Aug. 30 through Sept. 14, 2004, the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced today.
Ice hockey - 31 Mar 2003
The International Ice Hockey Federation decided on Sunday, March 30, 2003 to cancel the 2003 IIHF World Women Championship, which were to be held in Beijing, China on April 3 – 9, 2003, due to the increased health risks caused by the SARS pneumonia.
Ice hockey - 19 Feb 2003
The group behind the Hala-Sazka Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, has informed the IIHF that it has received a bank loan equivalent of US$ 200 million, which secures the construction of the multi-purpose arena, which will be the main venue of the 2004 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic.
Ice hockey - 02 Dec 2002
ISL is pleased to announce that the Norwegian Ice Hockey League has accepted an invitation to compete in the 2003 Ahearne Trophy.
Ice hockey - 13 Nov 2002
11 November 2002, Zug, Switzerland: KirchSport AG has signed an exclusive television deal with Finnish national broadcaster YLEISRADIO OY (YLE) for the television and radio rights to the IIHF World Championship in ice hockey. The agreement also comprises rights for the EHF European Handball Championships.
Ice hockey - 08 Oct 2002
KirchSport AG has signed an exclusive television deal with the Modern Times Group (MTG) covering the rights to the IIHF World Championship in six key ice hockey countries – Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. This extends a working relationship that has been in place since 1989.
Ice hockey - 23 Sep 2002
KirchSport AG has today announced an extension of its longstanding relationship with Austrian state broadcaster, ORF, with the signing of an agreement that extends coverage of the IIHF World Championship in ice hockey in Austria for a further five years.
Ice hockey - 29 Nov 2001
At a Press Launch held this afternoon at the German Embassy, London, the Superleague unveiled details of its exciting fourth competition, which will be known as 'The Ahearne Trophy.'
Ice hockey - 17 Oct 2001
The future of the Newcastle Jesters was given a boost today when its owners confirmed that payment would be made to cover outstanding wages currently owed to last season’s players, and that all other creditors would be satisfied.
Ice hockey - 09 Jul 2001
The National Hockey League (NHL) and the Salt Lake Organizing Committee (SLOC) today announced a marketing agreement under which the NHL will implement a comprehensive marketing plan that promotes the League's participation in the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. The League and its 30 Member Clubs will adopt the plan in cooperation with the International Ice Hockey Federation. The agreement marks the first deal of its kind between a professional sports league and an Olympic Organizing Committee.
Ice hockey - 11 May 2001
Following complaints received from the Ice Hockey Players Association and others, a preliminary investigation has been carried out to discover the reason for alleged non-payment of monies due to players of the Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey Club.
Ice hockey - 23 Apr 2001
Worldzap today announced a partnership with the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) to offer a trial video-based sport service to more than 200 users in Helsinki, Finland during the IIHF World Championships.
Ice hockey - 20 Apr 2001
At a press conference held this morning (20th April 2001) at the Manchester Evening News Arena, Gary Cowan was unveiled as the new owner of the ISL Manchester franchise.
Ice hockey - 09 May 2000
Ayr Scottish Eagles Sign Top Scorer
Ice hockey - 13 Apr 2000
Ice hockey - 08 Feb 2000
Ice hockey - 13 Jan 2000
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