René Fasel http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33363/all en NHL-Talks end without deal to allow NHL players for Sochi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/nhl-talks-end-without-deal-allow-nhl-players-sochi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 15 (Reuters) - The National Hockey League (NHL) and Olympic officials ended two days of talks on Friday without an agreement that would free players to take part in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/nhl-talks-end-without-deal-allow-nhl-players-sochi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dentists René Fasel Sports Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 23:30:17 +0000 5757255 at http://www.globalpost.com Players get green light to compete in Sochi Olympics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130719/league-reaches-deal-send-players-sochi-olympics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>(Reuters) - The National Hockey League (NHL) and International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) reached an agreement to free players for the 2014 Sochi Olympics on Friday after nearly four years of intense and sometimes bitter negotiations.</p> <p>After the 2010 Vancouver Games unhappy NHL owners signaled through Commissioner Gary Bettman that they were prepared to end their Olympic participation, triggering years of talks followed by months of grinding negotiations before finally producing the long-awaited deal.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130719/league-reaches-deal-send-players-sochi-olympics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dentists National Hockey League René Fasel Thomson Reuters Fri, 19 Jul 2013 17:32:51 +0000 5888326 at http://www.globalpost.com S. Korean chances of playing hockey in PyeongChang slim after another loss http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140424/s-korean-chances-playing-hockey-pyeongchang-slim-after-anoth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, April 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's chances of playing in men's ice hockey on its home ice at the 2018 Winter Olympics appear slim after the country suffered relegation to the third tier of international play this week.</p> <p>South Korea on Thursday fell to Japan 4-2 for its fourth consecutive loss at the ongoing International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship, Division I Group A in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province.</p> <p>South Korea clinched last place among six participants with one game remaining, and will be demoted to Division I Group B next year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140424/s-korean-chances-playing-hockey-pyeongchang-slim-after-anoth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dentists René Fasel South Korea Sports Technology Yonhap News Agency Fri, 25 Apr 2014 03:02:12 +0000 6130178 at http://www.globalpost.com