Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

ICE HOCKEY: Goalposts wrongly fixed on ice in Steel Arena, but results remain valid

The goals at the Steel Arena in Košice were not installed on the ice properly during the first matches of the 2011 Ice Hockey World Championship, the TASR newswire reported on Tuesday, May 3.

The goals at the Steel Arena in Košice were not installed on the ice properly during the first matches of the 2011 Ice Hockey World Championship, the TASR newswire reported on Tuesday, May 3.

"The holes in the ice in which the goalposts were fixed were shifted three and seven centimetres off-centre respectively," the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) announced. According to the IIHF, the results of the matches in Košice remain valid, however. The goals have now been put in their proper places.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

For more information about the Ice Hockey World Championship in Slovakia see our Hockey Fan Guide.

Top stories

Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories.

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships. He allegedly did not expect it and was easy with the idea he would not win.

Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Ballet legend Sergei Polunin will be guest of SND

The world-renowned personality of contemporary ballet will present two choreographies at the Slovak National Theatre in September.

Sergei Polunin