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BEIJING 2022

Ice hockey at the Winter Olympics

By Phil Bainbridge

February 4, 2022 - February 20, 2022 - The 2022 winter Olympic Games, officially known as the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, take place in Beijing, China.

Olympic ice hockey will take place at the Beijing National Indoor Stadium, with some matches also being played at the Wukesong Arena. Both venues were constructed for the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Due to the ban on Russia’s participation at the Olympics due to doping, Russian athletes will compete under a neutral flag - the Russian Olympic Committee banner - for the second Winter Olympics in a row. As Olympic Athletes from Russia, the men’s team were Olympic Champions in Pyeongchang in 2018.

Defending champions, the U.S., are once again top seeds in the women’s competition.

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PUBLISHED: 30/11/2021; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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