The ice hockey world championship can move from Switzerland to Sochi

TASS said the President of the IIHF Rene Fasel. World Cup 2020 to be held in Zurich and Lausanne from 8 to 24 may. Earlier, the government of Switzerland for coronavirus banned in the country hold public events numbering more than a thousand people. While the ban is in effect until March 15.

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“to Move the world Cup will be very difficult, but probably will be able to move it to Sochi, there is also a version with Belarus, – said Fasel. – Now we start to explore various solutions to the problem. We discussed with FHR if we can hold the Championships in Sochi, but I can’t say anything until 15 March.”

According to Fasel, at the moment, tickets for the world Cup in Switzerland are sold. It was also reported that might be reduced the number of participants, but organizers are considering the option of only 16 participants.