North and South Korea are applying to field a joint women's ice hockey team at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next month. A stumbling block may be convincing the players.
The 2019 Ice Hockey World Championship is being held in Slovakia. Germany's new head coach, Toni Söderholm, spoke to DW about his team's strengths and weaknesses heading into his first major tournament.
Germany's hopes of reaching the semifinals of the Ice Hockey World Championship were dashed at the hands of the Czech Republic. However, there were signs that the national team remains on an upward trajectory.
Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo have edged out Stockholm to host the event, Italy's third Winter Games. Milan and Stockholm were the two cities left after four others pulled out due to worries over project size and costs.
It's been a year since Germany's ice hockey team won silver at the Winter Olympics. Since then, forward Dominik Kahun has moved on to the Chicago Blackhawks. He spoke to DW about the Olympics and the leap to the NHL.
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