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So we enjoyed the World Championships in Finland.
And we keep hearing from non-participants that the championship was
Finland is accused of having
privatized the IIHF.
Czech Republic would not have won bronze
without Russia's exclusion.
Insults from the international hockey federation follow.
Russia says it
does not need to be in the IIHF.
IIHF executives are hypocrites, their actions are
Russia commands what can be allowed.
It has elevated doping to a state interest.
It sends its athletes to distant gubernias.
They claim that the sporting principle has been violated.
But what about the principle of invading an independent state.
What about the principle of thousands dead and millions displaced.
Humility: 0, respect: 0, so PARTICIPATIONS in hockey events: 0 !
PS: although they needn't fear, the bad IIHF kept their ranking as if they were there