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Schedule, Ice Hockey World Championship 2017

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This year, the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships are hosted in Germany (Cologne) and France (Paris), May 5-21. 16 teams are divided into two groups. The top four teams from each group advances to the play offs. The worst placed team in each group are eliminated from next year’s tournament. In this post you will find groups and schedule. Groups, Ice Hockey World Championship 2017 Group A: Russia USA Sweden Slovakia Germany Latvia Denmark Italy…
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The sports year 2017


In this post we look forward to the major sports events of 2017. Although this year is a kind of middle year between the “super” sports year of 2016 (Euro 2016, Summer Olympics and World Cup of Hockey) and 2018 (Winter Olympics and FIFA World Cup in Russia), we have been able to pick out some raisins from the cookie so to say. As this post is being written, USA just won the World Ice…
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We summarize the (super)sports year 2016


We had great expectations for 2016, with three major sports tournament: Euro Football in France, The Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil, and World Cup of Hockey in Canada. In this post we summarize the sports year 2016. Hockey! Finland started the new year by winning the World Juniors of hockey. With future superstars like Patrik Laine and Sebastian Aho in the team, they beat their Eastern rivals Russia in the final. In the IIHF World…
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El Clásico 2016-2017 dates

el clasico

The rival matchup between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona in Spanish La Liga attracts attention every year, and 2016-2017 is no exception. It is a classic meeting between two of football’s giants, and the outcome is often a deciding factor for what team will win La Liga at the end of the season. In this post we present the dates for the El Clásico of the 2016-2017 season. El Clásico 2016-2017 Saturday, 3 December 2016:…
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Swedes in the NHL 2016-17

NHL Sweden

Exactly as we did during the 2015-16 season, in this post we will list the Swedish players in the National Hockey League 2016-17. The list below is sorted by a) the number of Swedes in the team and b) alphabetically. At the top we find Carolina Hurricanes and Vancouver Canucks with 6 and 5 Swedish players. If we missed a player, feel free to contact us! G = goalie, D = defender, LW/RW = left / right…
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What team will win the Ice Hockey World Juniors 2016/17?

World Juniors

Christmas time means hockey time in Canada! 2016 is no exception when we once again look forward to watching the best juniors in the world take part in the Ice Hockey World Juniors 2016/17. Last year, Finland won the tournament after defeating Russia in the final. In this post we present the group and play offs schedule for this year’s tournament. The 2016/17 World Juniors starts December 26, 2016 and the final is played January…
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World Cup of Hockey 2016 results

World Cup of Hockey

The much-anticipated World Cup of Hockey 2016 is ongoing! In this post we will present results from all games as the tournament progresses. The format of the tournament is two groups with four teams. Two teams from each group advances to the semifinals. World Cup 2016: Playoffs Finals: Canada 2-0 Team Europe (3-1, 2-1) There were mixed feelings before the final between Canada and Team Europe: many saw TE as a made-up team without any…
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Champions League 2016-2017: Schedule and fixtures

UEFA Champions League

August will soon turn into September which means that the biggest Football leagues of Europe will start. One of them is the prestigious Champions League tournament. Last season Real Madrid defeated local rivals Atletico in the final and thus became the champions. This year we find Ronaldo and Real in Group F where they are drawn against… In this post you find the drawn groups and schedule for the group phase as well as dates…
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We summarize: The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil

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The 2016 Summer Olympics are over and during two weeks we have enjoyed a great deal of sports in Rio de Janeiro. This was the first time the games was held in South America. Despite doping suspensions, economic troubles and sanitation problems, Brazil could deliver some great sports moment to us this summer. In this post, we summarize the highlights of the 2016 Summer Games: Peaceful selfie In the women’s gymnastics, Lee Eun-ju of South Korea…
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Portugal won Euro 2016


The final of the European Football Championship in 2016 was played between the host nation France and Portugal. Portugal defeated Wales in the semi-finals while France knocked out reigning world champions Germany. France was slightly favorites for the win, thanks to the strong game against the Germans. Cristiano Ronaldo injured Expectations were high on Portugal’s big star, Cristiano Ronaldo. Already after approximately 20 minutes played, however, he got hit by a hard tackle to the…
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