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ICE HOCKEY: Swedes and Czechs advance to semi-finals

Two quarterfinal matches on May 11 in the Ice Hockey World Championship ended with the Czech and Swedish teams advancing to one of the semi-final matches, the SITA newswire wrote.

Two quarterfinal matches on May 11 in the Ice Hockey World Championship ended with the Czech and Swedish teams advancing to one of the semi-final matches, the SITA newswire wrote.

In the late afternoon, the Czech team defeated the US team 4-0 with Czech Jaromír Jáger scoring a hat-trick. In the evening match, the Swedish team won over the German team 5-2. The two winners will play on Friday, May 13 at 16:15. Participants for the second semi-final to be played at 20:15 on Friday will be the winners of matches on Thursday, when the Finns play against Norway at 16:15 and Russia plays Canada at 20:15.

Source: SITA

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Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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