China cleared to play in men’s hockey at Beijing Olympics following fears of defeat on home ground

//China cleared to play in men’s hockey at Beijing Olympics following fears of defeat on home ground

China cleared to play in men’s hockey at Beijing Olympics following fears of defeat on home ground

China will take part in the men’s hockey tournament at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing after initial concerns that the team would be embarrassed on home ice against NHL-level competition.The International Ice Hockey Federation confirmed China’s participation on Tuesday, avoiding what would have been an unprecedented removal of a host country’s team for performance reasons. The IIHF spent recent weeks reviewing players’ eligibility to represent China.Players making up the Chinese…

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