Ice Hockey World Championships in Latvia
May 21, 2021 - June 6, 2021 - The 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship is scheduled to take place in the Latvian capital of Riga. Latvia was confirmed as the sole host following the decision to withdraw the tournament from Minsk, Belarus.
The Ice Hockey World Championship is an annual international men’s ice hockey tournament organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). It is the sport’s highest-profile annual international competition.
This year’s tournament is set to be played without spectators to comply with Covid-19 restrictions. Last year’s competition, which was scheduled to take place in Switzerland, was cancelled completely due to the pandemic.