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REPORT FROM FIB WORK GROUP!

22.8.2019

    FIB Workgroup, Boris Skrynnik, Stig Bertilsson, Arne Anderstedt and Bo Nyman have had a meeting with the purpose to discuss primarily, how to play World Championship in the future and also the Olympic issue. Here you can read […]

YENISEI READY FOR WORLD CUP!

22.8.2019

Yenisei becomes the 17th team for the World Cup in Sandviken. FIB has decided that this year’s tournament will contain 20 teams instead of 16. It also makes this year’s tournament not only the best, but also the biggest in […]

Invitation to Old Boys World Cup!

22.8.2019

WC for oldboys is in the planning stage and now it is time to register the team for the tournament. Here you will find information about the notifications from the organizer. INVITATION HERE!

Anti-doping one step further!

15.8.2019

In recent months, FIB has prepared new and reworked material for our quest against doping in the world of bandy. Our ambitions can most easily be summarized in 5 points: Although doping has so far been an almost non-existent problem […]

16 TEAMS READY FOR WORLD CUP!

17.8.2019

16 teams are now ready for the World Cup! This will probably be one of the best club tournaments ever.  Today, Saturday August 17, the fifth Russian team, Baikal Energy, joined the tournament. Previously, the other 15 teams were ready […]

New edition of FIB Rule Book!

8.8.2019

Today FIB publishes the new edition of FIB Rule Book 2019 here on FIB website! The new rule book will soon be availiable in print. The new rule book also includes a new updated version of Rink Bandy Rules and […]

Pavel Franz has formed his team of leaders!

30.7.2019

The new head coach of the Russian national team, Pavel Franz, has now formed his team of leaders. Among others, he has chosen a real legend in Russian and Swedish bandy. Michail Sveshnikov, former world champion and club champion in […]

Ministry of Culture supports female bandy!

26.7.2019

The Ministry of Culture and Gender Equality in Norway grants NOK 750 000 (Euro 78 000) in funding to the Norwegian Bandy Federation to support the World Championship for women in 2020. – The Bandy Federation deserves praise for the […]

Follow arena construction in Irkutsk live!

22.7.2019

The construction of the new indoor arena in Irkutsk, Russia, is proceeding according to plan. The World Championship 2020 will be settled here March 28 – April 5 and according to the plan, the arena will be ready in time. […]

Ari Holopainen new head coach for Finland!

17.7.2019

Antti Parviainen has been coaching the Finnish national team in 10 years. He announced his resignation after the World Championship in Vänersborg. The Swedish news site ttela.se and bandy site bandypuls.se reports that Ari Holopainen will be the new head […]

New bandy rules decided

12.7.2019

FIB Technical Committee has now decided to approve proposals from the Rules and Referees Committee for some rule changes to the coming season. One of the changes will probably be more visible during matches. If a player gets expelled for […]

Bollnäs and Edsbyn to Russia!

5.7.2019

For the first time in history, Khabarovsk will be the venue for an international tournament between club teams with the participation of guests from Sweden. From September 5 to 8, a tournament for the Cup of the Governor of the Khabarovsk […]

Ryazantsev moves to Sweden!

15.6.2019

A big Russian star leaves the Russian champion SKA Neftyanik and moves to Stockholm and the Swedish newcomer in Elitserien, AIK. Pavel Ryazantsev, 38 years old, and great forward player in Russian bandy, is now ready for the Swedish club. […]

ALL WORLD CUP GAMES WILL BE AVAILABLE ON WEB-TV!

10.6.2019

The World Cup tournament for club teams in Sandviken this fall will be broadcast live worldwide on web TV. The planning is now starting in June and more information on how to watch the games will be published here on […]

Arena work in Irkutsk in full swing!

30.5.2019

The construction work of the new Arena Baikal in Irkutsk is in full swing! The main work at the facility is practically included in the schedule. In March 2020 the World Championships Men will take place in the new “Arena Baikal”. The […]

Ilya Gratchev moves to Ural Trubnik!

22.5.2019

Ilja Grachev moves from Hammarby in Sweden to the Russian bronze medallist Ural Trubnik! Gratchev came to Hammarby from Baikal Energy for the season 2017-2018. After two years in Stockholm Grachev now moves back to Russia. Gratchev said earlier that […]

Linda Lohiniva and Kimmo Kyllönen – Best Finnish players!

22.5.2019

The Finnish Bandy Federation has awarded the best players of the 2018-2019 season in conjunction with the spring meeting. Kimmo Kyllönen , goalkeeper in IFK Vänersborg, was chosen as the best male player of the year and Linda Lohiniva as the best female player . […]

Individual price holders in Russia 2018-2019

22.5.2019

At a meeting held in the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation, the Executive Committee of the Russian Bandy Federation approved the individual prize holders for the 2018/2019 season. Most valuable player – Yury Vikulin, SKA Neftyanik Most points for goals […]

Restriction of foreign players in Russia!

19.5.2019

The teams in the Russian series can only have one foreign player from the coming season. The decision has been made by the Russian Bandy Federation. The federation conducted a survey among the clubs in the Super League and a […]

Russian Super League Final in one game!

15.5.2019

The Russian bandy federation has now decided that the Russian final of Super League Play Offs will be settled in a single match and not as before in the best of three matches. This means that the Russian finals will […]

Pavel Franz new head coach for Russia!

15.5.2019

Russian great player Pavel Franz is now taking over as head coach for the Russian national team. Former coach Mikhail Yuriev has chosen to leave the job with the national team. Yuriev wants to focus entirely on his club team […]

World Cup in Sandviken for eleventh time 2019!

13.5.2019

FIB World Cup will be arranged at Göransson Arena in Sandviken for eleventh time this fall. The agreement between FIB and the organizer Sandviken’s AIK is today ready. Last year, Villa Lidköping BK won the tournament. Villa beat Sandviken 4-1 in […]

Valery Gratchev is new coach for Veiterä

27.4.2019

Veiterä (Lappeenranta, Finland) and Russian-born, Swedish-dwelling Valery Gratchev has written contract for coaching in Veiterä. Deal is for one year and it includes option for one year. Veiterä has been developing its team and bandy culture last few years with […]

NEW COACHES FOR THE SWEDISH NATIONAL TEAM!

26.4.2019

The Swedish national team gets two new coaches after Svenne Olsson who is leaving the job. New head coach will be Michael Carlsson from Västerås SK and new assistant coach will be Joakim Forslund from Sandvikens AIK. Both will now […]

INVITATION TO WORLD CUP GIRLS 17!

25.4.2019

Federation of International Bandy and Skirö AIK invite club teams to the Bandy World Cup Girls 17 November 1-3. We invite you to the World Cup for Girls 17 in Vetlanda and Hydro Arena. Skiro AIK will host the Girls 17 World […]

MAXIM ISHKELDIN MOST VALUABLE PLAYER IN RUSSIA!

24.4.2019

Russian Bandy Magazine appoints, since 2013, Most Valuable Players in Russian Super League. The coach and the team captain of each team in the league vote for their three favorite players. They score 3 points to the one they consider […]

WATCH RINK BANDY EXTRA LEAGUE FROM CZECH REPUBLIC!

18.4.2019

Rink bandy Extra league in Czech Republic is held this spring. It is the first league tournament in the country. Next part of the tournament will be held on May 11 and June 1 between 9:00 and 12:00 am. You […]

RUSSIAN RECORD AND SIBSKANA TO WOMENS WORLD CUP!

16.4.2019

Two female teams from Russia will participate in World Cup for women in Sweden in October 2019. Russia was last year represented by Record from Irkutsk, the current owner of the prestigious World Cup Trophy. Two Baikal teams will take […]

US BANDY LEAGUE AWARDS 2018-2019!

16.4.2019

The US Bandy league awards has been decided for 2018-2019. MOST VALUABLE PLAYER REGULAR SEASON ELITE Greg Olson, Dinkytown Dukes The Dukes’ center fullback Olson was a dominating force again this year and was a huge factor in the Dukes […]

Mikhail Pashkin new head coach for Yenisei!

8.4.2019

Mikhail Pashkin moves home to Russia and Krasnoyarsk. Mikhail will be head coach for Yenisei. He has been head coach for the Swedish club Hammarby for the last three seasons. This season Hammarby went to semi finals in the Swedish […]

Swedish top scorer to Russia!

2.4.2019

The Swedish topscorer and player in Sandvikens AIK, Christoffer Edlund, has signed a one year contract with the Russian club Yenisei. He represented the Russian club in the 2014-15 season when the team won the Russian Championship. Christoffer was also […]

ROMAN CHERNYK LEAVES YENISEI!

1.4.2019

The Russian national team goalkeeper has left his club Yenisei as the contract ended on the end of March. Roman Chernykh is going to choose another club for his continued career. Which club it gets is not decided. -Yenisei has […]

SKA NEFTYANIK RUSSIAN CHAMPION!

27.3.2019

SKA Neftyanik defended the title and became Russian Champion 2019! It was the third time in a row that Neftyanik won the title. The team won the series of final games against Dynamo Moscow with 3-0. At home in Khabarovsk, […]

Rink bandy in Slovak Winter Games

26.3.2019

On 12 and 13 March 2019, the Sports Complex at Strbske Pleso has already held 9th. Winter Kalokagatie 2019, which was already after the 8th edition of this 2017 event practically the second in the order that took place under the […]

SWEDISH FINALS HISTORICAL!

25.3.2019

MEN’S FINAL The Swedish bandy final in Uppsala, Saturday, March 23, was perhaps the very best ever played. 18 667 spectators and Villa Lidköping became Swedish champion for the first time. The club and the people in Lidköping have been […]

HANNA – REFEREE FOR THE FUTURE!

19.3.2019

MEET HANNA HANSSON! Talented Swedish referee – already with great experiences! When did you start as a referee and what made you do it? – I attended my first district education when I went to the Bandy High School in […]

RUSSIA WORLD CHAMPION BOYS 17!

16.3.2019

Russia became World Champion when the team won the final against Sweden 4-1 in Arkhangelsk Saturday, March 16th. The match was smooth and exciting all the time. At the score 1-1, for example, the teams missed a penalty stroke each. […]

THANK YOU KRASNOYARSK!

13.3.2019

Örjan Stål, Head of Swedish delegation testifies and reflects on an amazing experience and the way to the Olympics for bandy. The Swedish female team won gold medal and the male team won silver in the Winter Universiade! ON THE […]

ENTHUSIASM IN SLOVAKIA ABOUT BANDY!

12.3.2019

Bandy make inroads to Slovak Carpthian High Tatras Mountains right now. The Slovak Ministers of Sport and of Education were enthusiastic about bandy’s size and prospects in Slovakia presented by FIBs Michael Bratt. Eight schools, including one Russian, participate with […]

PAVEL BACK IN HIS HOMETOWN!

12.3.2019

Pavel Silinski is coming back to his hometown Arkhangelsk during World Championship Boys 17! Pavel is a 31 year old bandy referee, born in Arkhangelsk. Now he is going to work as a referee during the Championship that takes place […]

RUSSIA UNIVERSIADE CHAMPIONS!

10.3.2019

Russia won a well-earned 6-1-victory in the men’s final in Winter Universiade against Sweden. Russia had full control of the match from start to finish. Sweden did not have the same safety in their passing and not the same speed […]

JPS NEW FINNISH CHAMPIONS!

9.3.2019

It was a very exciting Finnish final in Laappenranta this Saturday afternoon. JPS looked like clear winners for a long time when they had the lead with 3-0 after half an hour and 3-1 in half time. But the reigning […]

SWEDEN CHAMPION IN UNIVERSIADE!

8.3.2019

The Swedish women’s team became historic in the Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk when the team won the final against Russia by 5-3. It is the first gold medal ever to be awarded in the bandy as bandy participated for the […]

SWEDEN WORLD CHAMPION GIRLS 17!

2.3.2019

It was a very dramatic and snowy final for girls 17 in Varkaus, Finland, this Saturday, March 2. Sweden started the final by taking the lead with 1-0, scorer Ellen Nilsson after 33 minutes. 1-0 at half time. Russian player […]

TONKA BAY BOMBERS US CHAMPIONS!

27.2.2019

Congratulations to the Tonka Bay Bombers who are the 2019 USA 🇺🇸 Elite League National Bandy Champions! The Bombers won their first ever Gunnar Cup In dramatic fashion, defeating the Dinkytown Dukes in an overtime shootout after the teams ended regulation at […]

YOUNG NORWEGIAN PROPAGATES FOR BANDY IN OLYMPICS!

25.2.2019

A true bandy friend appeared on a street in Seefeld. Young Emil from Hövik, Norway, is advocating for the bandy to enter the Olympics. It probably might be some eyebrows that are raised during the Nordic Ski World Championship in […]

STABAEK AND HÖVIK NORWEGIAN CHAMPIONS!

23.2.2019

STABAEK won the Norwegian Final! Stabaek beat Solberg 6-0 after half time 0-0 in the Final Saturday, February 23 at Marienlyst Arena in Drammen. The goals in the final 1-0 (47) Christian Randsborg, assist Nikolai Rustad Jensen (corner shot) 2-0 […]

Final Game Schedule – Boys 17

19.2.2019

All times are local – UTC+3 Thursday, March 14 10.00 Norway-Finland 12.00 Sweden-USA 15.00 Russia-Norway 17.00 USA-Finland 19.00 OPENING CEREMONY 19.15 Sweden-Russia Friday, March 15 10.00 Norway-USA 12.00 Finland-Sweden 15.00 Russia-USA 17.00 Sweden-Norway 19.00 Russia-Finland Saturday, March 16 10.00 Semi […]

RECORD WON RUSSIAN WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP!

18.2.2019

Record from Irkutsk won the Russian Championship for Women. The tournament has been played in Irkutsk during the last week. Record went unbeaten through the tournament and won all the games. There were 6 teams participating, most of them from […]

VALENTIN WANG-NORDERUD YOUNGEST SCORER IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP!

15.2.2019

In the World Championships in Vänersborg and Trollhättan there where 2 goal scorers at the age of 14. Oliver Corcoran in Team Great Britain is the youngest scorer in Group B. Oliver will turn 15 this summer. But in Team Germany […]

FOLLOW THE TOP NATIONAL PLAY OFFS!

12.2.2019

Follow the play offs in the top national leagues in Russia, Sweden, Finland and Norway. Sweden, Finland and Norway with ongoing Play Offs and Russia still has games left in the Russian Super League before Play Offs. Click on “National […]

WIIPURIN SUDET CHAMPION IN FINLAND!

11.2.2019

Wiipurin Sudet from Lappeenranta won the sixth consecutive Finnish Championship 2019. The games were played in Kemi at Hepola stadium last weekend. In the semi final Wiipurin Sudet beat Vastuksen 18-1 and HIFK won the other semi final against Kampparit […]

Almaz Mirgazov Russian Hero!

2.2.2019

Russia won the Golden Final in World Championships in Vänersborg against Sweden after a dramatic game. Sweden was in the lead several times in the game but Russia scored 5-5 in the end of regular time. As usual it was […]

Bandy parliament in Vänersborg!

2.2.2019

A bandy parliament was arranged by Swedish Bandy Federation in Vänersborg during the bandy World Championships. More than hundred participants, leaders, coaches and board members from all over Sweden participated. The intention was to exchange experiences and knowledge over two […]

“USA MIRACLE ON ICE TEAM” SUPPORT BANDY TO OLYMPICS!

31.1.2019

“USA MIRACLE ON ICE HOCKEY TEAM” – GOLD MEDALS 1980 STRONGLY SUPPORT BANDY INTO THE OLYMPICS! Here’s the teams petition: «The players on the 1980 USA Gold Medal Ice Hockey Team strongly support that Bandy becomes a Winter Olympic sport. We […]

RUSSIA WORLD CHAMPION BOYS 19!

27.1.2019

Russia is World Champion Boys 19 once again. In the final of the tournament in Krasnoyarsk, Sunday, January 27 the Russian team beat Sweden 2-1. It is Russias 12th gold medal for Boys 19, and the 3rd in a row. […]

FIB CONGRESS 2019 – FOCUS ON THE FUTURE!

27.1.2019

  Federation of International Bandy, FIB, held it’s 65th annual congress in Vänersborg in connection with the World Championships. It was a great mix of old and new bandy nations that participated. The four nations that founded FIB 1955, Sweden, Russia, […]

FIB CONGRESS SUNDAY, JANUARY 27!

25.1.2019

Time for FIB’s annual congress that will be held in Vänersborg in connection with the Bandy World Championships. The congress will be held at Quality Hotel in Vänersborg at. 10.00 on Sunday, January 27. The congress participants will find all the documents […]

SEVERAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP-GAMES ON TV OR WEB!

23.1.2019

Several games from World Championships Men 2019 can be seen on TV or on the web. You can see all the different broadcastings here!

14-YEAR-OLD OLIVER CORCORAN HISTORIC GREAT BRITAIN SCORER!

21.1.2019

14-year-old Oliver Corcoran became a historic scorer for his Great Britain in the team’s World Championship debut in Trollhättan against Latvia this Monday, January 21! Oliver made the 1-0 goal assisted by Oscar Gillingham. Great Britain today makes its first […]

World Championships in full swing!

21.1.2019

World Championships is now in full swing! The tournament started on Monday morning with the very first games. Slovakia beat Somalia 8-1 in Group B Pool B and in Group B Pool A Ukraina and Canada played 3-3. Follow the […]

First female referee in men’s Super League!

15.1.2019

Last Sunday, January 13, the World of Bandy experienced a unique event. For the first time in the history of bandy, a game in the highest male series had a female referee. It was in the Russian Super League that […]

SOMALIA REPLACES MONGOLIA IN GROUP B!

11.1.2019

Somalia will participate in Group B in the World Championships, which starts January 21. Mongolia opted not to participate a few days ago. Somalia replaces Mongolia in the game schedule. – It is fun that we can participate. We hope […]

FIB LAUNCHED THE NEW WEBSITE TODAY!

10.1.2019

“The one waiting for something good, does not wait too long” – Thats an old Swedish saying. And about the website it might be true. FIB today, January 10, launched this new website! Interesting and trustworthy content, easy navigation and […]

AKILLES CUP-WINNER IN FINLAND!

10.1.2019

Veiterä and Akilles played the final of the Finnish Cup on the ice of Kisapuisto. The game was two-fold. Veiterä was the best team in the first half, and Akilles in the second. At the end Ville-Veikko Angeria hit the […]

SKA NEFTYANIK WON RUSSIAN SUPERCUP!

4.1.2019

A big game filled with prestige was played in Khabarovsk, Russia, on Friday, January 4. To commemorate the legendary Russian coach Vasily Dmitrievich Trofimov, who was to be 100 years old this year, a “Super Bowl” match was arranged between […]

SWEDEN WON 4-NATIONS TOURNAMENT

12.12.2018

Sweden became the winner of the 4-nation tournament in Rättvik, Sweden, December 7-9. Sweden, Russia and Finland ended up with 4 points and Norway last scored 0 points. Sweden won with better goal difference than Russia and Finland. The results […]

NEFTYANIK WINNER OF “CUP OF RUSSIA”

6.12.2018

The Russian Champions of club teams SKA Neftyanik are now also Cup-champions. The two semi finals were played November 30 and December 1. SKA Neftyanik beat Vodnik 6-2 and Dynamo Moscow beat Yenisej 6-2. In the final December 3 SKA […]

KRASNOJARSK WINNER OF OLD BOYS WORLD CUP

6.12.2018

The 8th Veteran Bandy World Cup was arranged in Lappeenranta, Finland, on November 22-24, 2018. This event assembled 180 players from Finland, Sweden, Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, and they formed nine teams. Among those teams, there were many known top […]