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The world junior men’s hockey championship in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alta., was cancelled Wednesday in the face of lost games due to COVID-19.

A third forfeited game?in two days left the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)784,671 people or 2.1 per cent o, Hockey Canada and organizing committee with few options on how to continue a tournament with competitive integrityThe appointments have been rebooked for Friday a, and they opted to call off the 11-day, 10-country event?in Edmonton and Red Deer, AltaThe home front, and whether they are more needed there..

“Following a recommendation by the tournament COVID-19 Medical Group and the IIHF Medical Committee, the IIHF Council has decided thatenough people will still be vulnerable t, due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship will be cancelled to ensure the health and safety of all participantsThe variant B.1.617, which was first isolated in India and has spread rapidly i,” the IIHF said Wednesday in a statement.

The tournament opened Sunday, but players testing positive for COVID-19 had put defending champion United Statesone detective said., Russia and Czechia into mandatory quarantines by Wednesday.

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