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8 May 2017

International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) president René Fasel has said he is holding out hope that a deal could yet be struck for participation of stars from North American league the NHL at the 2018 winter Olympic Games, but added that any agreement must be reached by mid-July at the latest.

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4 Apr 2017

North American ice hockey league the NHL has confirmed it will not participate in the 2018 winter Olympic Games, stating no “meaningful dialogue” has materialised to convince it of the benefits of disrupting its season so its stars can compete in Pyeongchang.

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30 Jan 2017

Senior officials from the NHL have said the North American ice hockey league is likely to pass on participating in the 2018 winter Olympic Games unless there is major movement in talks, while the prospect of introducing jersey sponsorship has also been dismissed.

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