By Rustam Sharafutdinov – Tass Russian News Agency
The dates and venue for the World Junior Hockey Championship, which was canceled in December, will be announced during the Olympic Games in Beijing.
The tournament, which started on December 26 in Edmonton and Red Deer, Canada, was canceled by the decision of the IIHF board after positive tests in the US, Czech Republic and Russia teams, which were counted for forfeits defeats. Later, Luc Tardif IIHF President announced that the federation plans to hold the World JUnior Championships in the summer.
“We are preparing to hold the tournament in the summer. The dates and venue will be known during the Olympics,” Tardif said.
The Olympic Games will be held in Beijing from 4 to 20 of February 2022