Nike permanently ends sponsorship of Hockey Canada

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OTTAWA –  Nike has said in a statement that it is permanently ending its sponsorship of Hockey Canada, after it temporarily paused its support for the organization. This has happened due to the backlash the sporting organisation received over its handling of allegations of sexual assaults. The statement given to media said:  “Nike is no longer a sponsor of Hockey …

Tickets available for World Junior Championship games in Edmonton

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Edmonton – Amid sexual assault scandal at Hockey Canada, thousands of tickets to the World Junior Hockey Championship are still available. The tournament runs from Aug. 9-20 at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The initial 2022 championship in Edmonton and Red Deer was called off Dec 29 after just four days because of rising COVID-19 cases among players and officials. The …

Moncton, Halifax to host World Junior Hockey Championship 2023

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New Brunswick – New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have been selected to host the 2023 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship. The international tournament will take place at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax and Avenir Centre in Moncton from Dec 26, 2022 to Jan 5, 2023. The 2023 tournament was initially scheduled to be held in Russia, but the International Ice …