The International Ice Hockey Federation was founded on 15 May 1908 at 34 Rue de Provence in Paris, France, as Ligue Internationale de Hockey sur Glace (LIHG). The founders of the federation were representatives from Belgium, Bohemia, France, Great Britain and Switzerland.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) (French: Ligue Internationale de Hockey sur Glace) is the worldwide governing body for ice hockey and in-line hockey. It is based in Zurich, Switzerland, and has 70 members. It is responsible for the management of international ice hockey tournaments, and maintains the IIHF World Ranking.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) is the worldwide governing body for ice hockey and inline hockey.It is based in Zurich, Switzerland, and maintains the international ice hockey rulebook, processes international player transfers, dictates officiating guidelines and is responsible for the management of international ice hockey tournaments.NationDate joinedOrganizationPresident11 February 1938Miranda Ransome18 March 1912Gernot Mittendorfer6 May 1992Valery Laryukov6 May 1992Gennadi Savilov
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The Fédération Internationale de Hockey (English: International Hockey Federation), commonly known by the acronym FIH, is the international governing body of field hockey and indoor field hockey. Its headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland and the president is Narinder Batra.
- 7 January 1924; 96 years ago
- FairPlay Friendship Forever
- 137 national associations
- Lausanne, Switzerland
- Foundation of the association
- Professional–amateur relations
- World hockey relations
- Merger with the LIHG
The International Ice Hockey Association was a governing body for international ice hockey. It was established in 1940 when the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association wanted more control over international hockey, and was in disagreement with the definition of amateur used by the International Olympic Committee. The Amateur Hockey Association of the United States co-founded the association, with the British Ice Hockey Association joining later. The association oversaw the relationships between the
In the wake of Canada not winning the gold medal in ice hockey at the 1936 Winter Olympics, the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association pushed for an updated definition of amateur that met the realities of present-day sport in Canada, and would permit Canada to use its best non-professional players at international competitions. The revisions were led by W. G. Hardy and George Dudley on behalf of the CAHA, and were opposed by the Amateur Athletic Union of Canada and its president W. A. Fry. The CAHA
On April 15, 1940, the CAHA and AHAUS agreed to form a new governing body known tentatively as the International Ice Hockey League, and invited the British Ice Hockey Association to join. Hardy who was also the CAHA president, stated that "the purpose of the new association is to promote the game of hockey among the three Anglo-Saxon nations". He was named president of the new body, and Lockhart was named first vice-president. The BIHA was asked to nominate the second vice-president position. Ha
Amateur and junior ice hockey teams in Canada were upset about losing players to professional leagues without compensation, and Hardy set about to negotiate reimbursement of the Canadian teams when a player became professional. The CAHA had introduced player contracts for the 1940–41 season, with the goal to keep junior-aged and amateur players under service in Canada instead of leaving for professional leagues. In September 1940, Hardy announced a one-year agreement was reached with the ...
At the 1944 CAHA general meeting in Montreal, a motion was passed to sever relations with the LIHG. Another a motion of confidence was passed in the International Ice Hockey Association, and closer relationships between the CAHA, AHAUS and the BIHA. In April 1945, Hardy envisioned an amateur hockey World Series after World War II, involving teams from Canada, the United States, England and Scotland. The proposed series would be an annual event between the North American and European champion to
The association met in August 1946 in New York City, along with guests from the Scottish Ice Hockey Association, French and Swedish associations. At the meeting, it was agreed to propose a merger with the LIHG to oversee international ice hockey. A proposal would also be submitted for the Ice Hockey World Championships to alternate between Europe and North America, with the Olympic hockey tournaments played under the same rules as the CAHA and the NHL. Hardy's resolution from 1941 stated the mer
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International Ice Hockey Federation, IIHF (Internationella ishockeyförbundet), grundades den 15 maj 1908 och är ett förbund av nationella ishockeyförbund och arrangerar tävlingar i ishockey och inlinehockey för både herrar och damer på internationell nivå, bland annat anordnas världsmästerskap.
The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia (Russian: Федерация хоккея России, Federatsiya Khokkeya Rossii) is the governing body overseeing ice hockey in Russia.   In 2019 Russia had 110,624 ice hockey players registered with its ice hockey federation.
The German Ice Hockey Federation (German: Deutscher Eishockey-Bund), commonly abbreviated as DEB, is the governing federation of German ice hockey associations. It was established on 16 June 1963 in Krefeld. Until 1990 it served only the old Federal Republic of Germany and West Berlin.
- German Ice Hockey Federation
- 16 June 1963
- Franz Reindl