Ice Hockey World Championships have been canceled by Amid Coronavirus chaos

Representative image of ice hockey (Photographer: Reuters)

Representative image of ice hockey (Photographer: Reuters)

World Hockey ice skating rinks are scheduled for May 8-24 but when there are fears of the disease & # 39; coronavirus & # 39 ;, canceled.

  • AFP
  • Latest update: 22-Mar-2020, 1:52 PM IST

The men taking part in the Ice Hockey World Cup, scheduled for May 8 in Switzerland, have been canceled due to the disease & # 39; coronavirus & # 39;, the International Relations Federation (IIHF) announced on Saturday.

The IIHF Federation has determined that the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Zurich and Lausanne may not happen, "the federation said in a statement.

"Obviously there is no possibility of relocating … to another country."

The IIHF's annual conference, which is expected to take place from May 21 to May 23 in Zurich, has been postponed indefinitely.

Sub-divisional competitions, allowing teams to be promoted were canceled on Tuesday.

The World Cup girls, scheduled for Nova Scotia in Canada from March 31, were canceled March 7th.