• The US women's hockey team took on their employers – and won in a rout
    The Guardian29 minutes ago

    The US women's hockey team took on their employers – and won in a rout

    The US women, pictured here against Sweden at Sochi 2014, have never given a whipping to any opponent like the one they just handed out to USA Hockey. The US women’s hockey team knows blowout victories. In the last two Winter Olympics, they recorded wins of 9-0, 13-0 and 12-1 on the way to the medal

  • Reuters29 minutes ago

    Ice hockey-Olympics or not, NHL ready to make push into China

    With or without the Olympics, the National Hockey League will join the sporting stampede into the coveted China market with the league expected to announce on Thursday preseason games in Beijing and Shanghai. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman dropped a hint of the league's plans in a recent interview

  • Reuters29 minutes ago

    Ice hockey-Seoul gives North Korea team green light to play

    Seoul has given the North Korean women's ice hockey team the green light to take part in an international competition in the South next week, a Unification Ministry official said on Wednesday. The International Ice Hockey Federation's (IIHF) Women's World Championship Division II Group A

  • Barnier and Davis face off on Brexit mountain
    Reuters40 minutes ago

    Barnier and Davis face off on Brexit mountain

    By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - They have much in common, in public and private life, affirm a mutual respect and will be spending plenty of time in one another's company, but Brexit negotiators David Davis and Michel Barnier are poles apart on Europe. Some personal chemistry may help

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