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  • • Men’s U19 World Championship Will Not Be Held in 2020
    Men’s U19 World Championship Will Not Be Held in 2020 COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA — World Lacrosse and the Limerick 2020 Organizing Committee are confirming today that the Men’s U19 World Championship, originally scheduled for July 9-18, 2020 in Limerick, Ireland, will not be held in 2020. The potential health risks and uncertainty posed by the global pandemic brought about by the COVID-19 vir...2020
  • • Coronavirus: 2020 IIHF Men's Ice Hockey World Championship canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic
    The federation made the decision to cancel the top tournament in May...2020
  • • IIHF cancels world championship to help fight coronavirus
    This year’s tournament, which routinely features NHL players, was scheduled to take place in Zurich and Lausanne, Switzerland from May 8-24....2020
  • • ‘Harsh reality’: IIHF announces cancellation of men’s World Championship
    Days after cancelling the men's Div. I Group A and Div. I Group B tournaments, the IIHF announced the men's World Championship, slated for late-May in Switzerland, has been cancelled, as well. The post ‘Harsh reality’: IIHF announces cancellation of men’s World Championship appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • Czech hockey great Vladimir Zabrodsky dies at 97
    The prolific centre led Czechoslovakia to Olympic silver and two world championship golds....2020
  • • World Cap of Hockey: What would Team Finland look like if it had to be cap compliant?
    The coronavirus outbreak is threatening this year's World Championship, so allow us to introduce a new international competition: the World Cap of Hockey. The six-team tournament is made up of rosters that are compliant to the NHL's salary cap. To kick it off, Team Finland. The post World Cap of Hockey: What would Team Finland look like if it had to be cap compliant? appeared first on TheHockeyNew...2020
  • • World Lacrosse Board of Directors To Determine Status of 2020 Men’s U19 World Championship and General Assembly in April
    World Lacrosse Board of Directors To Determine Status of 2020 Men’s U19 World Championship and General Assembly in April COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA — The World Lacrosse (WL) Board of Directors met today in special session, via teleconference, for an update from the WL COVID-19 Task Force and to continue its detailed review of the impacts and alternatives for international lacrosse events as a...2020
  • • Still no decision from IIHF on men’s World Championship despite nixing of both Div. I tournaments
    The IIHF has cancelled two upcoming men's international competitions, but the World Championship remains on the calendar for the time being. The top men's tournament is scheduled to be played in Switzerland throughout May. The post Still no decision from IIHF on men’s World Championship despite nixing of both Div. I tournaments appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • IIHF cancels Under-18 World Championship
    2020
  • • Hall Of Famer Billy Meyer Is Flushed With Pride
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com The numbers that define Billy Meyer’s drag racing career include one IHRA Funny Car World Championship, 12 NHRA Funny Car national event victories…and 176 restrooms. The first two stats cover Meyer’s ......2020

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World Championship injury and suspension

  • • Cannon Blasts: New Year, New Wins, New Injuries
    Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports That and more of this week’s links Another week of Columbus Blue Jackets, and more names added to the injured list. Both Alexandre Texier (lumbar stress fracture) and Dean Kukan (medial meniscus tear and articular cartilage injury) are out indefinitely. The good news is that Sonny Milano and Emil Bemstrom were each activated off the injured reserve. Milano picked...2020
  • • A Griffin's Survival: Michael Sanzone Thriving After Near-Death Experience
    M ichael Sanzone had two questions when he was taken off the respirator. First, did he finish his ruck march? And second, could he still play lacrosse? “That broke my heart,” said Lisa Sanzone, his mother. “Because I didn’t have an answer.” Sanzone, a senior midfielder at Canisius College, had decided after his sophomore year to enter the school’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps for the U.S. Army...2018
  • • The Miracle on the Mediterranean (and the Making of a Gold Medalist)
    This article appears in the September/October edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. The kibbutz. Just saying the word brings a smile to Tom Schreiber’s face, his bristly blonde beard widening at the cheeks as he describes the 83-year-old communal settlement the U.S. men’s national team called home for two weeks in Israel. While most ...2018
  • • Coaching Carousel: Myers Gets First Shot at Lafayette
    Pat Myers packed his things for a trip to Columbus, Ohio, earlier this week. He’d be visiting his family, who had already made it there, along with his brother Nick, who heads Ohio State men’s lacrosse program. Now that August has arrived, Myers figured it was one of his last chances to relax before the rigors of the lacrosse season returned. “It’s the calm before the storm,” he joked. But this tr...2018
  • • South Korean Brothers Find Purpose in Lacrosse and Life
    NETANYA, Israel — During the first half of South Korea’s opening game Thursday morning in the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, the Yoo brothers separately fell to the grass with ankle and arm injuries and remained there for extended periods. Each hobbled off the field, but eventually rejoined the action. The 33rd-ranked team’s one-sided loss to No. 9 Germany, 19–5, incurred...2018
  • • Galloway's Role Magnified in Wake of Kelly Injury
    NETANYA, Israel — As the co-captain and starting goalie for the U.S. national team, John Galloway was going to play a crucial role in this Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship regardless of what transpired Saturday against Australia. But when backup goalie Jack Kelly tumbled to the Wingate Institute turf with a non-contact injury and came up hugging his left knee, Galloway...2018
  • • Galloway's Role Magnified in Light of Kelly Injury
    NETANYA, Israel — As the co-captain and starting goalie for the U.S. national team, John Galloway was going to play a crucial role in this Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship regardless of what transpired Saturday against Australia. But when backup goalie Jack Kelly tumbled to the Wingate Institute grass with a non-contact injury and came up hugging his left knee, Gallowa...2018
  • • Blues' Schwartz to miss remainder of World Championship with upper-body injury
    2018
  • • Greg Gurenlian and Trevor Baptiste, the Master and the Apprentice
    This article appears in the May/June edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. I t usually begins with a text message from Trevor Baptiste, something like this: “Hey guys, what’s up? Want to take some reps?” But when you’ve taken — and won — as many faceoffs as Greg Gurenlian has, you know when enough is enough. “I’m too old for that,” t...2018
  • • Lasota's Return Brings Confidence Back to Northwestern
    Selena Lasota is back where she is happiest – playing lacrosse. The junior attacker has returned to No. 13 Northwestern after the toughest year of her life. “In the beginning, it was tough,” said Northwestern coach Kelly Amonte Hiller. “You get back and you’re trying to get back in the groove and get your confidence back after being out so long. Now, having a couple games under your belt, it’s pre...2018

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World Championship trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • World Cap of Hockey: What would Team Finland look like if it had to be cap compliant?
    The coronavirus outbreak is threatening this year's World Championship, so allow us to introduce a new international competition: the World Cap of Hockey. The six-team tournament is made up of rosters that are compliant to the NHL's salary cap. To kick it off, Team Finland. The post World Cap of Hockey: What would Team Finland look like if it had to be cap compliant? appeared first on TheHockeyNew...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: New Year, New Wins, New Injuries
    Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports That and more of this week’s links Another week of Columbus Blue Jackets, and more names added to the injured list. Both Alexandre Texier (lumbar stress fracture) and Dean Kukan (medial meniscus tear and articular cartilage injury) are out indefinitely. The good news is that Sonny Milano and Emil Bemstrom were each activated off the injured reserve. Milano picked...2020
  • • Ten players who helped their draft stock at the U-18 World Championship
    The U-18 World Championship offered fans and scouts alike to take one last look at the top draft prospects before June rolls around. Here are 10 players that helped their stock with a solid tournament in Sweden. The post Ten players who helped their draft stock at the U-18 World Championship appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2019
  • • U-18 World Championship Roundup: Raymond’s hat trick leads Sweden to first gold
    Sweden captured its first gold medal at the U-18 World Championship on the strength of a three-goal performance from 2020 draft prospect Lucas Raymond. The post U-18 World Championship Roundup: Raymond’s hat trick leads Sweden to first gold appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2019
  • • U-18 World Championship Roundup: 2020 draft prospects Askarov, Holtz steal the show as Russia, Sweden to play for gold
    A 40-save effort from Yaroslav Askarov helped Russia pull off an upset over the United States, while Sweden will play for gold on home ice after two goals from Alexander Holtz helped put Canada away 4-3. The post U-18 World Championship Roundup: 2020 draft prospects Askarov, Holtz steal the show as Russia, Sweden to play for gold appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2019
  • • Dodgers announce extension for manager Dave Roberts
    The Dodgers announced on Monday that they have reached an agreement with manager Dave Roberts on a contract extension that runs through the 2022 season. Los Angeles had previously exercised Roberts’ option for the 2019 season, but he’ll now be under contract for an additional three guaranteed seasons. That it was announced as a four-year contract may indicate that Roberts was also given a raise fo...2018
  • • Adrian Peterson aiming to be ‘the best player to ever play’
    Though he has accomplished a vast amount in the NFL, Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson has some very lofty goals for the remainder of his career.The 33-year-old wants to win an elusive Super Bowl, but he also wants to be remembered as the best running back to ever play the game.“The best player ever to play is my mindset,” Peterson said, via John Keim of ESPN. “Being able to sit bac...2018
  • • Characters with Character: A Conversation with the U.S. Coaching Staff
    You don’t often find team-defining moments in a 19-2 blowout. But as the U.S. sputtered early in its FIL World Championship preliminary July 17 against England — the fourth game in four days during its redemptive journey to a gold medal in Israel earlier this summer — a sideline exchange between offensive coordinator Seth Tierney and co-captain Matt Danowski perfectly captured the interpersonal dy...2018
  • • Characters with Character: A Conversation with the U.S. Coaches
    You don’t often find team-defining moments in a 19-2 blowout. But as the U.S. sputtered early in its FIL World Championship preliminary July 17 against England — the fourth game in four days during its redemptive journey to a gold medal in Israel earlier this summer — a sideline exchange between offensive coordinator Seth Tierney and co-captain Matt Danowski perfectly captured the interpersonal dy...2018
  • • The Miracle on the Mediterranean (and the Making of a Gold Medalist)
    This article appears in the September/October edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. The kibbutz. Just saying the word brings a smile to Tom Schreiber’s face, his bristly blonde beard widening at the cheeks as he describes the 83-year-old communal settlement the U.S. men’s national team called home for two weeks in Israel. While most ...2018

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  • • Hall Of Famer Billy Meyer Is Flushed With Pride
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com The numbers that define Billy Meyer’s drag racing career include one IHRA Funny Car World Championship, 12 NHRA Funny Car national event victories…and 176 restrooms. The first two stats cover Meyer’s ......2020
  • • The Miracle on the Mediterranean (and the Making of a Gold Medalist)
    This article appears in the September/October edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. The kibbutz. Just saying the word brings a smile to Tom Schreiber’s face, his bristly blonde beard widening at the cheeks as he describes the 83-year-old communal settlement the U.S. men’s national team called home for two weeks in Israel. While most ...2018
  • • Galloway's Role Magnified in Wake of Kelly Injury
    NETANYA, Israel — As the co-captain and starting goalie for the U.S. national team, John Galloway was going to play a crucial role in this Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship regardless of what transpired Saturday against Australia. But when backup goalie Jack Kelly tumbled to the Wingate Institute turf with a non-contact injury and came up hugging his left knee, Galloway...2018
  • • Galloway's Role Magnified in Light of Kelly Injury
    NETANYA, Israel — As the co-captain and starting goalie for the U.S. national team, John Galloway was going to play a crucial role in this Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship regardless of what transpired Saturday against Australia. But when backup goalie Jack Kelly tumbled to the Wingate Institute grass with a non-contact injury and came up hugging his left knee, Gallowa...2018
  • • Best Game Ever? An Oral History of the 1998 World Championship
    Twenty years later, the 1998 men’s world championship final between Team USA and Canada remains among the greatest games — and events — in lacrosse history. “A lot of people think it was the greatest game ever played. It depends on what moments you’re watching. I thought it was for about two and a half quarters.”  — Bill Tierney, U.S. coach “I can’t even remember, how far down were they? —  David ...2018
  • • Best Game Ever?
    Twenty years later, the 1998 men’s world championship final between Team USA and Canada remains among the greatest games — and events — in lacrosse history. “A lot of people think it was the greatest game ever played. It depends on what moments you’re watching. I thought it was for about two and a half quarters.”  — Bill Tierney, U.S. coach “I can’t even remember, how far down were they? —  David ...2018
  • • Greg Gurenlian and Trevor Baptiste, the Master and the Apprentice
    This article appears in the May/June edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. I t usually begins with a text message from Trevor Baptiste, something like this: “Hey guys, what’s up? Want to take some reps?” But when you’ve taken — and won — as many faceoffs as Greg Gurenlian has, you know when enough is enough. “I’m too old for that,” t...2018
  • • Apuzzo's 'Unorthodox Dominance' Leads Undefeated Boston College
    Sam Apuzzo is at her best when she feels comfortable, yet she’s having her best season when she’s been made somewhat uncomfortable. This year, the quiet Boston College junior attacker was asked by head coach Acacia Walker-Weinstein to transform into a more vocal leader. “Coming in this year, I’m not going to lie, I’m pretty shy and pretty soft-spoken, so being that big communicator on offense has ...2018
  • Transcripts: Los Angeles Chargers Postgame Quotes 10/29
    • Transcripts: Los Angeles Chargers Postgame Quotes 10/29
    Los Angeles Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn and select players comment on their game against the New England Patriots on Sunday, October 29, 2017. ...2017
  • • U.S. beats Russia, tops pool at world championship
    Rangers’ Kevin Hayes scores twice as U.S. fights back from three deficits to hand Russia its first loss of the worlds....2017

World Championship kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Morning Flurries: #GirlDad
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images We’re so close to getting Avs hockey back! A Sweet Daddy-Daughter Moment View this post on Instagram Daddy daughter heart to heart A post shared by Gabriel Landeskog (@landeskog.92) on Jan 27, 2020 at 6:18pm PST #GirlDad has been trending online recently in the wake of Kobe Bryant’s death and the fact that he ha...2020
  • • Ron Patterson: The Stick Maker's Perspective
    This article, as told to Matt Hamilton, appears in the April edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, which includes a special 10-page section featuring faces and voices of the Native American lacrosse community. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. I lived up at the Seneca Indian Reservation. I’m actually Oneida, but I lived with the Senecas in the Wolf Clan. In our socie...2019
  • • Caitlyn Wurzburger Has the Wow Factor
    As first glance, the Wurzburger home looks a lot like the others in the tropical town of Delray Beach, Fla. Palm trees stretch beyond the reach of the round tile roof. Red flowers accent the well-manicured gardens. A brick driveway cuts into the landscape, showing you the way to the four-bedroom ranch that resides just two miles west of the Atlantic Ocean. The house stands out not so much for its ...2019
  • • A Griffin's Survival: Michael Sanzone Thriving After Near-Death Experience
    2018
  • • Lewis' grandfather died days before winning fifth title
    Lewis Hamilton has revealed he clinched his fifth world championship just days after the death of his grandfather....2018
  • • Hamilton won title days after death of grandfather
    Lewis Hamilton has revealed he clinched his fifth world championship just days after the death of his grandfather....2018
  • • Characters with Character: A Conversation with the U.S. Coaching Staff
    2018
  • • Characters with Character: A Conversation with the U.S. Coaches
    2018
  • • The Miracle on the Mediterranean (and the Making of a Gold Medalist)
    2018
  • • Inside the September/October 2018 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine
    For the last two years, coach John Danowski talked about constructing a U.S. national team that could perform the best on the last day. Danowski’s vision wound up holding true to the very last second. On July 21, Team USA defeated Canada 9-8 in the gold medal game of the FIL World Championship in Netanya, Israel. Though the immediate aftermath focused on the game’s wild and controversial ending, f...2018

Top World Championship news

  • • Foles, Pederson, outduel Brady, Belichick for Eagles' first Super Bowl title
    Eagles quarterback Nick Foles completed an unbelievable journey after replacing Carson Wentz, leading Philadelphia to its first world championship....2018
  • • ESPN, Sky Sports join forces for Formula 1 2018 World Championship
    An award-winning team of broadcasters will convey the excitement of the FIA Formula One World Championship to American viewers in 2018 as ESPN, Sky Sports and Formula 1 join forces to bring Sky Sports' presentation of the championship to the U.S....2018
  • • Watch: Nylander tackles Lundqvist after World Championship-winning save
    2017
  • • Tre Leclaire: From the Barns of B.C. to Buckeye Sensation
    N ot long before Ohio State attackman Tre Leclaire seemingly came out of nowhere a year ago by unleashing that vicious, accurate shot that left marks on the Division I world and lifted the Buckeyes to historic heights, Leclaire was a relative unknown even among his own kind in the far western Canadian province of British Columbia. Fellow B.C. native Logan Schuss, a 2013 graduate of Ohio State and ...2018
  • • Report: IIHF, Hockey Canada to announce cancellation of Women’s World Championship
    The IIHF is reportedly set to cancel the Women's World Championship amid the coronavirus outbreak. The decision is set to come days after the governing body announced the cancellation of six events on the March calendar. The post Report: IIHF, Hockey Canada to announce cancellation of Women’s World Championship appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • Nylander named World Championship MVP, highlights tournament All-Stars
    2017
  • • One worker dies in arena collapse at future site of 2023 World Championship
    A 29-year-old man has died after the roof of the Saint Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex collapsed during demolition. The 40-year-old arena was being razed to make way for a 23,000-seat venue that was part of Russia's bid for the 2023 World Championship. The post One worker dies in arena collapse at future site of 2023 World Championship appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • Lasota's Return Brings Confidence Back to Northwestern
    2018
  • • U.S. women to sit out World Championship over wage dispute
    The tournament begins March 31 in Plymouth, Mich.         ...2017
  • • South Korea to play in World Championship for first time
    2017

World Championship schedule, game

  • • Men’s U19 World Championship Will Not Be Held in 2020
    2020
  • • IIHF cancels world championship to help fight coronavirus
    2020
  • • Still no decision from IIHF on men’s World Championship despite nixing of both Div. I tournaments
    2020
  • • Women's hockey worlds nixed over virus fears
    The threat of the coronavirus has led the IIHF to cancel the women's world championship. The event had been scheduled to take place March 31-April 10 in Canada....2020
  • • Stewart-Haas eSports announces driver lineup
    Stewart-Haas eSports, the simracing extension of Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), has named its two drivers for the 2020 eNASCAR iRacing World Championship Series, promoting one accomplished simracer from within its NASCAR team and selecting another veteran simracer from outside the United States. Justin Bolton is a 24-year-old engineer on SHR‘s NASCAR Xfinity Series team who helped […]...2020
  • • Caitlyn Wurzburger Has the Wow Factor
    2019
  • • John Force Racing Adds Top Tuner Grubnic
    Clay Millican became a force with David Grubnic turning the wrenches. In the upcoming NHRA season, Grubnic hopes to become a force with Force. By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com Veteran crew chief David Grubnic has joined John Force Racing to oversee Brittany Force’s pursuit of the 2019 NHRA Top Fuel world championship. JFR’s revised lineup _ minus Courtney Force [...]...2019
  • • A Griffin's Survival: Michael Sanzone Thriving After Near-Death Experience
    2018
  • • Haas F1 To Keep Driver Lineup In Tact
    RacinToday.com American-owned Haas F1 Team will retain its driver lineup of Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen for the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Grosjean has been with Haas F1 since its 2016 inception, while Magnussen joined team founder/owner Gene Haas’ organization in 2017. The 2019 season will mark Grosjean’s ninth year in Formula One and [...]...2018
  • • The Miracle on the Mediterranean (and the Making of a Gold Medalist)
    2018

World Championship rumors, scandals

  • • A Griffin's Survival: Michael Sanzone Thriving After Near-Death Experience
    2018
  • • The Miracle on the Mediterranean (and the Making of a Gold Medalist)
    2018
  • • Inside the May/June 2018 Edition of US Lacrosse Magazine
    Digital Edition Redemption is the buzz word as the U.S. men’s national team embarks on a journey to the Middle East in its quest to recapture the world championship. The U.S., which lost to Canada in the 2014 FIL Men’s World Championship final on home soil in Denver, will compete among 48 countries July 21-28, when the quadrennial event comes to the Mediterranean resort city of Netanya, Israel. Th...2018
  • • Alonso To Stick With McLaren In 2018
    Buoyed by an impending switch from Honda to Renault power, Fernando Alonso has signed a “long-term partnership” with McLaren beginning with the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Alonso’s decision, confirmed Thursday, ended speculation the two-time World Driving Champion could leave the team after a frustrating campaign that saw the Spaniard skip the prestigious Monaco [...]...2017
  • • Khristian Marley and the Jamaican Lacrosse Movement
    K hristian Marley is becoming more aware of the significance of his last name. As Bob Marley’s grandson, he has heard the stories that make up the legend of the late musician and humanitarian — one that is intertwined with the culture of Jamaica. He has run into strangers that speak to him of their encounters with his grandfather, like the time he drove out of his gate, picked up local children an...2017
  • • Fact or Fiction on All of Week 1's Hottest MLB Free-Agency, Trade Rumors
    2016

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