Mike Keenan, an ex-Rangers hockey coach, will lead Italy in hockey at the 2026 Olympics

MILAN — Mike Keenan, the Stanley Cup winner, was appointed coach of the Italy ice-hockey team on Friday. This gives Keenan a chance at leading the host country at 2026 Milan Cortina Olympics. Keenan, who is 76 years old in 2026 will last coach China-based Kunlun Red Star at the KHL in 2017. Keenan stated … Read more

After a string of scandals, Hockey Canada’s CEO Scott Smith and all of the board members resigned.

Hockey Canada announced that Scott Smith, the chief executive officer of Hockey Canada, has resigned. This was in the context of major leadership changes which also saw the entire board of directors of Hockey Canada resign. A temporary management group will oversee the organization’s daily activities until Hockey Canada members form a new board. The … Read more

Following a series of scandals, Hockey Canada CEO Scott Smith and the entire board of directors have resigned

Hockey Canada announced on Tuesday that Scott Smith, chief executive officer, had resigned. The resignation was part of major leadership changes that also included the resignation of the entire board. A temporary management group will oversee the organization’s daily activities until Hockey Canada members form a new board. These newly appointed directors must be in … Read more

After reflection, Andrea Skinner has resigned as interim chair for Hockey Canada’s board.

TORONTO — Hockey Canada’s interim chair has been resigned by Andrea Skinner. Skinner joined the board in November 2020 as an individual volunteer. In August, Skinner assumed the chair position after Michael Brind’Amour resigned. Since May, Hockey Canada has come under intense scrutiny after it was revealed that a settlement was made to a woman … Read more

France’s Victor Wembanyama will join Victor Wembanyama for World Cup qualifying

PARIS — Victor Wembanyama (top NBA draft prospect) will join France‚Äôs national team for two World Cup qualifying games next month. Friday’s announcement was made by the French federation. The 7-foot-3 Wembanyama will be playing in a game against Lithuania on Nov. 11, and at home against Bosnia and Herzegovina Nov. 14. 1 Related Wembanyama … Read more

France’s Joel Embiid is wanted for the national team at the 2024 Olympics

HENDERSON, Nev. — Joel Embiid Two options are available: red, blue and blue in the U.S. or blue, white, red of France. His decision could be the key to an Olympic medal France remains hopeful that Embiid (the reigning NBA scoring champion) will choose to wear France’s colors for the Paris Olympics 2024, even though … Read more

USA Basketball’s Junior National Team minicamp returns after a three-year absence to include 62 players

USA Basketball invited 62 top high school basketball players to the Junior National Team minicamp to be held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from Oct 7-10. This is the first event to be held since the COVID-19 epidemic. The camp included some of the most promising young players in NBA and others who will be selected … Read more

France wins fourth EuroBasket gold in basketball with Spain, topping France six times.

BERLIN — Nearly all the Spanish national team names have changed over the past few years. They were not as expected. The results were not as expected. Juancho Hernangomez He scored 27 points. Willy Hernangomez Spain added 14 more and was awarded tournament MVP honors. Spain beat France 88-76 to win the EuroBasket gold award. … Read more

France beats Poland in EuroBasket semis

BERLIN — France sent a signal on its way to winning a place in EuroBasket’s championship game and a showdown between Spain and France. Guerschon Yabusele scored 22 point, and France beat Poland 95-54 in semifinals of the European championships. “We just played our basketball,” Yabusele said. “We were very good at defense and were … Read more

Commissioner Bill Daly states that the NHL is considering a World Cup play-in in 2024. He’s not sure about Russians.

HENDERSON (NV) — The NHL is looking at a play-in tournament to host the 2024 World Cup of Hockey, which would take place right before the February event. “For 2024,” Bill Daly, NHL deputy commissioner, said to ESPN during the Player Media Tour in Henderson. The NHLPA and NHLPA are currently working on the details … Read more