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The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) is the worldwide governing body for ice hockey and in-line hockey. Founded in 1908 in Paris as the Ligue Internationale de hockey sur glace par Louis Magnus, it is based in Zurich, Switzerland and counts 65 members.

It is, additionally to its governing functions, responsible for arranging 12 international competitions and maintain the IIHF World Ranking.

Its president is former Swiss player René Fasel.

The federation celebrates its centennial in 2008.

Past IIHF presidents

IIHF headquarters in Zürich.
  • Flag of Switzerland René Fasel (1994-present)
  • Flag of Germany Dr. Günther Sabetzki (1975-94)
  • Flag of Switzerland William Thayer Tutt (1966-69)
  • Flag of Canada Robert Lebel (1960-63)
  • Flag of United Kingdom John Francis Ahearne (1957-60; 1963-66; 1969-75)
  • Flag of the United States Walter Brown (1954-57)
  • Flag of Canada George Hardy (1948-51)
  • Flag of Switzerland Dr. Fritz Kraatz (1947-48; 1951-54)
  • Flag of Belgium Paul Loicq (1922-47)
  • Flag of Switzerland Max Sillig (1920-22)
  • Flag of United Kingdom Bethune Minet Patton (1914)
  • Flag of Belgium Henri van den Bulcke (1912-14; 1914-20)
  • Flag of France Louis Magnus (1908-12; 1914)

Related links

External links

  • Official website of the IIHF

This article uses material from the "International Ice Hockey Federation" article on the Ice Hockey wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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