Hey hockey fans planning to visit the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk and Riga. New dates were announced by the 2020 IIHF Extraordinary Congress.
The 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship was postponed for two weeks. It will now be hosted in Belarus and Latvia from 21 May to 6 June 2021.
The final game will take place at the Minsk-Arena on 6 June. The national team of Belarus will play in Minsk, as well as the teams from Russia, Czech Republic, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovakia, Denmark and Great Britain.
Riga will be the host of Group B: Canada, Finland, USA, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Italy, Kazakhstan. Tickets to one of the most expected sports championships are scheduled to go on sale in September.
The decision to change the dates was taken to adjust to the later start of the leagues in Europe and North America. The 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, which was due to take place in Switzerland in May, was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.