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ICE HOCKEY: Finnish and Russian teams go through to semi-finals

Finland won 4-1 over Norway in the third quarterfinal game of the Ice Hockey World Championship on Thursday, May 12. Norway had been a surprise of the championship, being held this year in Slovakia for the first time, the TASR newswire reported.

Finland won 4-1 over Norway in the third quarterfinal game of the Ice Hockey World Championship on Thursday, May 12. Norway had been a surprise of the championship, being held this year in Slovakia for the first time, the TASR newswire reported.

Russia was the last team to make it to the semi-finals, defeating Canada 2-1 on Thursday evening.

The semi-finals will be held on Friday: first the Czech Republic will meet Sweden; then Russia will play Finland. The gold medal game (as well as the bronze medal game between the two semi-final losers) will be take place on Sunday in Bratislava.

Source: TASR

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

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

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