Ljubljana, Mar 18 : This year's Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group A tournament has been cancelled. The international tournament had been scheduled to take place in the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana from 27 April to 3 May, however, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) decided on Tuesday to cancel it.
The cancellation was also reported by the Slovenian Ice Hockey Association (HZS), which said the Group B tournament of the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I in Poland's Katowice had also been canceled. In addition to the Slovenian national team, the tournament in Ljubljana's Tivoli Arena was supposed to feature France, Austria, South Korea, Hungary and Romania. All IIHF committee meetings and camps, seminars, and other meetings have been postponed until June 30. (UNI-Xinhua)