IIHF postpones the Class I Women’s World Championship scheduled for China – OA Sport

Here comes very important news from the world of ice hockey. In fact, the IIHF announced today The 2023 Women’s World Championship has been postponed Reserved for first-class group A. The event, which was initially planned for April 11-17 in China, more precisely in Shenzhen, has been moved to The date will be set due to complications closely related to the spread of Covid-19.

At the basis of the decision stand out the difficulties associated with travel planning, particularly difficult for a country that still has to deal with various constraints, but not only:The decision of the International Federation of Football Associations to postpone the tournament – reads on Insidethegamez – Primarily based on international travel restrictions and testing requirements that participating teams may face due to ongoing complications related to COVID-19“.

China abolished by implementing the controversial “Zero Covid” operation Most sporting events scheduled in the past three yearsIts national borders have been closed for a long time, and the latter only reopened last December to travelers who are no longer required to present a survey result. However, these measures are still in effect in countries such as Japan, South Korea, and the United States.

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