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Ice Hockey

    

Ice Hockey is today the fastest and the most exciting team game in the world. A non-stop action and contact sport, Ice Hockey has caught the imagination of millions all over the world.

The sport originated in the early 1900’s in Canada and quickly gained popularity amongst the youth. The sport was initially restricted to the cold climates of USA, Canada, Russia and Europe. However over time as technology progressed year round facilities with artificial ice were created to promote the sport. Today, countries like Canada and Russia have more than 3000 functional ice hockey rinks spread across the country.

Ice Hockey is the national sport of Canada and countries like USA, Russia, Finland, Germany, Poland are the biggest Ice Hockey playing nations in the world. The International Ice Hockey Federation was formed in 1908 to control and promote the game at the international level.

 

2012 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia

DEHRADUN The Challenge Cup of Asia is underway in the valley of Dehradun, India. This advanturous tournament starts from 17-25 March and features 149 players and team officials from seven countries.

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