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Time for 2024 Play True Day!

16.4.2024

Play True Day 2024 The inspiration for Play True Day stems from a WADA-hosted Education Conference in 2013, which was attended by 17 South American countries. What started as a small South American initiative has grown into a huge global […]

“The song of bandy” – Voices from a beloved sport!

16.4.2024

Say the name Chris Middlebrook, and bandy experienced people get’s filled of respect and admiration for a man and a bandy career that meant so much to the development of the sport in his country, USA. Now the USA Bandy […]

INVITATION TO THE FIRST TOURNAMENT 2024-2025

4.4.2024

Today, 4 April, FIB sent out the first Invitation to all member associations to an international tournament the coming season 2024-2025. It is the FIB 2024 Mini World Cup for Boys 16 that will be arranged in Bollnäs, Sweden, 1-3 […]

JOIN THE WHITE CARD CAMPAIGN FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE!

3.4.2024

FIB is pleased to reach out in the framework of the annual #WhiteCard campaign, on the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April, to join forces carrying a message of peace.   For […]

Time for 18th SportAccord Convention!

2.4.2024

Birmingham, England will be the host city for the 18th edition of the world’s premier networking event for sport, the SportAccord Convention.  SportAccord convention reunites more than 2,500 sports representatives and 100 sports federations from around the globe. It’s the […]

News from FIB Executive Committee!

2.4.2024

FIB held an Executive Committee (EC) meeting on 25 March to discuss several important topics related to the organization . The main focus of the meeting was the allocation of FIB 2025 World Championships (Men & Women) and finalization of […]

FIB World Championship 2025 in Sweden!

26.3.2024

The Federation of International Bandy announces today that Sweden will host the Bandy World Championships in 2025 for both women and men. The Swedish Bandy Federation has written a letter of intent with the bandy club Villa Lidköping BK regarding […]

Bandy in Las Vegas??? Yes!

21.3.2024

Will bandy in Las Vegas be a Jackpot for our sport? After several years of planning, the world’s first bandy tournament in Las Vegas will soon go from a desert mirage to an earth-shaking reality. The “Las Vegas Invitational Rink […]

Sweden won the 4-nations for women!

20.3.2024

Sweden won the 4-nations tournament for women in Gothenburg, Sweden, March 21-23 in Ruddalens Indoor Arena, Gothenburg. Finland, Norway, USA and Sweden met in single matches and Sweden won all of the games. Especially the last game against USA was […]

Kuzbass Russian Champion!

20.3.2024

THE RUSSIAN FINAL DECIDED BY A GOLDEN GOAL! The Russian men’s bandy final was a dramatic affair, exactly as the bronze match the day before. The teams followed each other. 3-2 in half time and the second half got extremely […]

FINALS DECIDED IN NORWAY, SWEDEN AND FINLAND!

14.3.2024

During a few weeks in March we experience the big national bandy holiday in the biggest bandy countries. Norway was the first country to decide the finals on March 8 and 9. Three finals in Finland and Sweden were decided […]

Womens 4-nations cup coming soon!

12.3.2024

On Thursday 21 March to Saturday 23 March, the currently 4 best women’s teams for seniors will compete in a 4-nation tournament in Gothenburg, Sweden. The event will be held in Ruddalen Indoor Arena during 3 days. Sweden is reigning […]

TONKA BAY BOMBERS USA CHAMPION!

7.3.2024

Explosive offense and stifling defense, that was the recipe that gave the Tonka Bay Bombers the league title in the United States! Tonka Bay Bombers won their second straight USA Championship and the Gunnar Cup. It was a 5-1 win […]

“Two Lakes Cup” has started!

7.3.2024

Here is a little unusal newsupdate from the exciting world of bandy. The international tournament “Two Lakes Cup” brings together athletes from Mongolia and Russia. On March 5, the Republic of Buryatia hosted the first stage of the “Two Lakes […]

SISU won Jamison Cup in USA!

27.2.2024

The USA bandy club team SISU defended the title in the final game in Jamison Cup. SISU won against Mammoths 2-0. The inaugural of US Women’s Bandy Championship was arranged a year ago. These teams met at the same battle […]

FIB INSTAGRAM GROWS IN SOCIAL MEDIA!

2.2.2024

The 2023 BCW International Sport Federations Social Media Ranking has now been presented. FIB Instagram is No 1 on biggest growth by 725 %! HERE IS THE FULL REPORT ON SOCIAL MEDIA RANKING IN INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS!  

TWO CASES OF DOPING IN BANDY GIVES SUSPENSIONS

2.2.2024

FIB has to report 2 cases of doping in the world of bandy. The nations in question are Kazakhstan and Russia. FIB reports that an athlete from Kazakhstan has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for Indapamide (S5. Diuretics and Masking Agents) and […]

The 2024 barometer report on online abuse in sport

2.2.2024

The first ever industry-wide barometer measuring online abuse in sport, with participation from leading NGOs and International Federations that also includes FIB.  The UAOA 1st Annual Barometer on Social Media Abuse in Sport was issued to a total of 73 […]

SWEDEN WON MEN’S 3-NATIONS TOURNAMENT

21.1.2024

Sweden won, as many expected, the 3-nation tournament for men in Tingvalla Arena in Karlstad, Sweden, January 19-21. The Swedish game against Finland was very close. Sweden won anyway both games against Finland and Norway. In the first match on […]

Sweden World Champion Boys 19!

21.1.2024

Sweden had an impressive performance in the final against the home nation Norway. 11-6 in the final is of course impressive and it was a well-deserved champion team. Sweden was superior in the Round Robin as well, dropping only a […]

FINLAND WORLD CHAMPION BOYS 17!

21.1.2024

The home nation Finland was responsible for a big surprise in the final in Mikkeli. Sweden was the big favorite after convincing matchese. Sweden and Finland won each mutual game in the Round Robin. The Finnish team put in an […]

4-nations cup tournament for women in March

18.1.2024

The Swedish Bandy Association has invited three other women’s national teams to a 4-Nations Cup after the ordinary domestic series this winter. The tournament will be arranged in March 21-23 in Ruddalen Indoor Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. The participating teams […]

3 nations tournament the coming weekend

16.1.2024

This weekend there includes a 3 nations tournament for men in Sweden. The Swedish Bandy Association have invited the neighbour national bandy associations. It is the men’s national teams in Sweden, Norway and Finland who are playing three matches where […]

TIME FOR 2 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

12.1.2024

Now there are only days left until the two World Championships that will be played this season. Both tournaments will be played on Friday-Sunday, January 19-21. The World Championship Boys 17 in Mikkeli, Finland, and the World Championship Boys 19 […]

Västerås champion in FIB World Cup Girls 15

7.1.2024

Västerås SK from Sweden won the World Cup for club teams Girls 15. The team beat Villa Lidköping BK in the final 1-0. It was a close game but Västerås managed to keep their lead for the rest of the […]

TRAMADOL NEW PROHIBITED SUBSTANCE 2024!

19.12.2023

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) reminds stakeholders that the 2024 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods and the 2024 Monitoring Program come into force on 1 January 2024. The 2024 List was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) during its meeting […]

Tonka Bay Bombers new NAC champion in USA!

10.12.2023

The final game in North American Cup was played last Thursday on the OVAL in Roseville, Minnesota. Tonka Bay Bombers won the final against The Flying Sparrows 5-3. This was the 37th North American Cup Championship. Fresh off a trip […]

Sparrows and Bombers in US Cup final!

3.12.2023

The Flying Sparrows and Tonka Bay Bombers will meet in the 37th North American Cup, one of the oldest trophies in USA Bandy history. The North American Cup began in 1985. First champion was the Finnish team OLS Uleåborg. Flying […]

France and USA invited as hosts for Olympic Winter Games in 2030 and 2034!

29.11.2023

The IOC Executive Board have today, November 29, invited the French Olympic Committee and the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee into targeted dialogues towards hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2030 and 2034. The IOC will now start more […]

FIB Delegation Meets IOC

20.11.2023

FIB delegation, Stein Pedersen, President, and Attila Adamfi, General Secretary and Vice President have met with Kit McConnell, IOC Sports Director, Irina Gladkikh, Associate Director, Winter and Recognised Sport and IF Relations, and Tania Tchea, Head of Recognised Federations and […]

FIB participated in IF Forum in Lausanne.

17.11.2023

Hundreds of global sports leaders and industry experts gathered at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne for the three-day International Federation (IF) Forum which was held between 13-15 November 2023. FIB was represented by Mr. Attila Adamfi, Acting General Secretary and […]

No World Championship for men and women in 2024.

17.11.2023

There will be no World Championships 2024 for men and women. Unfortunately, FIB has to accept that the clubs and national associations that first showed interest in arranging the tournaments have later chosen not to do so. For this reason […]

TWO NEW TEAMS JOIN USA BANDY!

9.11.2023

New team’s are joining the World of Bandy. Italy has applied for membership in FIB and the USA Bandy League will have two new teams for the 2023-24 winter season. In the top Elite Division, the Minnehaha Wolves will make […]

Successful FIB Development camp!

8.11.2023

The first edition of FIB Development Camp gathered 17 players from five different countries in Stockholm during last weekend, November 3-5. Nations represented were Germany with 5 female players, Hungary with 3 male players, Netherlands with 2 female and 1 […]

IFK VÄNERSBORG WON WORLD CUP GIRLS Y17!

5.11.2023

This World Cup tournament for club teams was played Friday-Sunday, November 3-5 in Vetlanda, Sweden in Hydro Indoor Arena. Organizers were the Swedish Bandy Association and Skirö AIK. IFK Vänersborg from Sweden won the gold medals after a final victory […]

FIB Concludes WADA Code Compliance Procedures

3.11.2023

As part of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Code Compliance Monitoring Program, Signatories of the WADA Code were required to complete a Code Compliance Questionnaire (CCQ) starting in 2022. The purpose of the CCQ was to assess implementation of the […]

COMING UP – FIB 2023 WORLD CUP GIRLS Y17 CLUB TEAMS FRIDAY-SUNDAY!

2.11.2023

This weekend FIB 2023 World Cup Girls Y17 for club teams is played in Vetlanda, Sweden at Hydro Indoor Arena. Organizers are the Swedish Bandy Association and Skirö AIK. There will be 7 teams participating: IFK Vänersborg, Surte/Kareby, Skirö AIK, […]

EDSBYN MINI WORLD CUP CHAMPION!

30.10.2023

Edsbyns IF won the final of FIB 2023 Mini World Cup for Boys Y16 in Bollnäs, Sweden today, Monday October 30. The Swedish team beat Norwegian Stabæk IF 5-2 (3-1) in the final game. Edsbyn  advanced to final after winning […]

Västerås and Villa Lidköping Swedish Cup champions!

11.10.2023

Västerås SK and Villa Lidköping BK are the Swedish Cup champions for women and men, respectively. In both finals, which were played on Sunday 15 October, there was no drama. Both winning teams took the initiative early in the games […]

Kuzbass russian cup champion!

11.10.2023

Kuzbass from Kemerovo succeed in the Russian Cup and won the final game against Dynamo Moscow 6-5 after a big lead in half time 5-1. The final was played on September 24 at Kuzbass Stadium in Kemerovo. It was 5 […]

FIB at IOC International Athletes’ Forum in Lausanne

6.10.2023

The 11th International Athletes’ Forum (IAF) in Lausanne, Switzerland had over 400 athlete representatives. During the event there were discussisons about the most important issues for athletes across the Olympic Movement. The two days of discussion and debate resulted in […]

Bandy referee – A life on ice!

5.10.2023

There is no doubt that the referees are important for the development of bandy. The Swedish Bandy Association have gone to action and published a video about the life as a referee to get more people interested in the important […]

NEW PROHIBITED LIST OF SUBSTANCES AND METHODS FROM WADA!

29.9.2023

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have now published the 2024 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee on September 22, 2023. The list enters into force on January 1, 2024.  FIB have published the […]

FIB Congress approves amendments of its Statutes

28.9.2023

This week, September 26, 2023, FIB held an Executive Committee (EC) meeting followed by an Extraordinary Congress to discuss the governance reforms of the organization. The main focus of the meetings was the amendments of the FIB Statutes which were […]

One step forward to promote Fair Play!

25.9.2023

FIB signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Fair Play Committee! The Federation of International Bandy (FIB) and the International Fair Play Committee (CIFP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today in Budapest, Hungary. The MoU which aims to […]

Swedish bandy final moves indoors!

21.9.2023

The Swedish bandy final is one of the most traditional sporting events in Sweden. The final is decided in a single match mostly in front of 15,000-25,000 spectators. This has been the case for decades. This concept has made the […]

New information on Anti-Doping and Privacy!

8.9.2023

FIB has now developed information on how personal data should be handled and protected within the framework of anti-doping work. FIB has its registered office in Sweden and shall then handle the protection of personal data in accordance with Swedish […]

Development Camp for the future!

30.8.2023

The Federation of International Bandy will together with Stockholm Bandy Federation in Sweden arrange a Development Camp this fall, November 3-5. This is part of FIB’s efforts to focus on the development of the bandy nations that have not yet […]

Kazakhstan European Champion!

29.8.2023

Kazakhstan was the big winner when European Championship in Rinkbandy was played in Bratislava-Petržalka in Slovakia last weekend. Kazakhstan defeated Slovakia in the final 7-1. The tournament started on Saturday, August 26 with Round Robin games and continued on Sunday, […]

Invitations coming up for this winter’s tournaments!

30.8.2023

The invitations to the tournaments are now being sent out. FIB send every invitation to all national member federations.  The invitations contain all the conditions for the tournament such as arenas, accomodations, travel, number of participating teams, fees/costs and other […]

New rule for misconduct this season!

25.8.2023

FIB have been working with a a proposal to change one rule for international games for the coming season. And it went from proposal to a decision in FIB Technical Committee to implement full-time penalties for misconducts instead of 10 […]

The future in sight – Where will FIB 2025 World Championships be played?

19.8.2023

FIB now has its sights set on the future World Championships. Where, for example, will the tournaments for seniors, men and women be played in 2025? That’s an intriguing question. Everyone in the bandy world hopes, of course, that the […]

USA legends reunite!

29.7.2023

The USA Bandy are planning for two big events the coming week. Except the Star Classic on Monday, another exciting bandy event is planned for Tuesday, August 1. Key players from the last four decades that were instrumental in establishing […]

Report from EC-meeting July 7, 2023

8.7.2023

The FIB Executive Committee (EC) met online on Friday, July 7, to conclude the 2022/2023 season and plan the upcoming season and beyond. The long agenda included, among others, topics for strategic discussions and decisions for the future, including Member […]

FLYING SPARROWS ON TOP IN SUMMER RINK BANDY!

27.6.2023

Did you think the bandy business is in a “Time Out” for the summer? Noway! At least not in the US. At the halfway point of the summer rink bandy season, kudos to all the teams for continuing to play […]

Gisela Stockhaus re-elected in Swedish Bandy Association!

21.6.2023

FIB would like to congratulate Gisela Stockhaus, who was re-elected as president of the Swedish Bandy Association last Saturday. Gisela has now served her first year and is now taking on the second operating year as chairman. Gisela has long […]

Proposed international tournaments for the coming season.

1.6.2023

Until May 15, FIB national member associations had the opportunity to submit requests to organize international tournaments for the 2023/2024 season. Nothing is decided in FIB yet but since the interest among bandy fans all over the world is great, […]

FIB MEETING WITH ARMENIAN BANDY!

8.5.2023

FIB General Secretary Attila Adamfi met with the President of the Armenian Bandy Federation, Hayk Jaghatspanyan in Yerevan, Armenia. The General Secretary visited the capital for the Weightlifting European Championships that provided the opportunity to personally meet the President of […]

MINUTES AND ANNEXES FROM FIB CONGRESS PUBLISHED!

3.5.2023

Minutes and Annexes from the FIB Congress on March 28 are now available here on the FIB website. You can read the reports from the Executive Committee, Technical Committee, Audit reports etc. TO THE DOCUMENTS!

FIB Anti-doping one step further!

10.4.2023

In recent weeks, 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 […]

FIB SIGNS AGREEMENT TO MITIGATE INTEGRITY BASED THREATS 

6.4.2023

The Federation of International Bandy (FIB) has signed an agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services to safeguard bandy from betting-related fraud and fixed matches. Using its Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS), Sportradar monitors all matches during the international tournaments organized by […]

Sweden won the men’s World Champion title!

2.4.2023

Sweden won both World Championship titles. After the women’s final victory earlier today, the Swedish men managed to win the final over Finland with 3-1 after the same numbers at halftime. The match had a very high pace in the […]

Sweden women’s world champions!

2.4.2023

As expected, Sweden took home the World Championship title for the women’s team. The victory was big but the Swedish team showed the women’s bandy at its best and Finland was not given any chance. The numbers where 15-0 after […]

USA BRONZE WINNER IN WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT!

2.4.2023

The USA took home the bronze medals in the women’s tournament with a comfortable 4-0 victory over the Netherlands after equal scores at halftime. It was a happy American team in the joy of victory after the decisive match. The […]

TIME FOR MEDALS IN FIB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP!

1.4.2023

            Now it’s time for the decision in the World Championships 2023. Both the finals and the bronze matches in both the men’s tournament and the women’s tournament will be played on Sunday. Sweden and […]

First FIB Anti Doping education in connection with World Championships.

30.3.2023

Today, Thursday March 30, FIB conducts the first training in Anti-Doping. It was the start of an activity that FIB will carry out and a plan must be drawn up. It will contain ambitions with the education internationally as well […]

Opening walk and reception in Växjö!

29.3.2023

Yesterday, the World Championship was opened and participating officials, teams and FIB members mingled and talked in the fine environment of the city hall. The World Championship Group B has ended with Hungary as the winner and Group A for […]

FIB CONGRESS WITH FOCUS ON THE FUTURE!

28.3.2023

FIB held its Annual Congress Tuesday March 28, in connection with the World Champonship tournaments in Växjö, Sweden. The congress was led by FIB President Stein Pedersen and 17 member associations participated. There was the option for the voting member […]

HUNGARY WINNER OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP B!

27.3.2023

Hungary won a dramatic final game in the World Championship Group B on Monday night, March 27. Germany took the lead in the 30th minute of the match and the longer the match went on, the more certain everyone present […]

Germany-Hungary in World Championship Group B final!

26.3.2023

Germany-Hungary will meet in the final of the World Championship Group B! Germany beat Slovakia in the first semifinal 8-5 and Hungary beat the Netherlands in the second semifinal 2-0. Czech Republic and Switzerland play game for place 5. Czech […]

Germany group winner in World Championship Group B!

26.3.2023

Germany won the Round Robin stage in World Championship Group B. The team finished on the same points as the Netherlands but took the group victory due to their mutual game. Netherlands thus came second. In third place came Hungary […]

600 balls for 50 games in the World Championships!

24.3.2023

Now the World Championships 2023 have started with the men’s B group Round Robin games. A total of 50 matches will be played in Eriksson Arena in Åby outside Växjö in Sweden during a little more than one week. On […]

ALL PLAYERS READY FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!

23.3.2023

  It is the first time that all three tournaments are decided almost simultaneously in one and the same arena. For the Federation of International Bandy will study this concept and analyze it for the future. Anyway it will be […]

Time for FIB annual Congress 2023!

22.3.2023

The FIB annual congress is held in conjunction with the World Championships in Växjö, Sweden. The Congress will be held on Tuesday, March 28 at Elite Stadshotellet, Kungsgatan 6 in Växjö. The Congress will be accessible online as well for […]

SKA Neftyanik Russian champion!

19.3.2023

The final of the Russian Super League was played on Sunday, March 19. The final was played in the Erofey Arena in Khabarovsk. SKA Neftyanik won the championship after the final victory against Kuzbass with 3-1 after 1-0 at halftime. […]

Villa Lidköping and Västerås winners in Sweden!

19.3.2023

The two Swedish bandy finals were decided on Friday March 17 and Saturday March 18. In the women’s final, which was played on Friday evening, Villa Lidköping and Västerås SK met. The same clubs also met in the men’s final […]

WADA wants to strengthen the fight against doping!

16.3.2023

WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, held the two-day annual symposium in Lausanne on March 14-15. More than 1,000 participants (around 850 in person and 150 virtually) from the global anti-doping community, under this year’s theme ‘United Toward a World of […]

Villa Lidköping and Västerås SK in double finals!

15.3.2023

Villa Lidköping and Västerås SK meet in both of the Swedish Championship finals this coming weekend at the Studenternas arena in Uppsala. The clubs’ women’s and men’s teams have qualified for the finals. THE MEN’S FINAL Villa Lidköping made it […]

SKA Neftyanik-Kuzbass in the Russian final!

15.3.2023

The Russian Super League is at the finals. The two semi-finals were completed on March 13 and 14 with the two decisive matches. Kuzbass made it to the final by defeating Vodnik in one of the semi-finals. It took three […]

Stabæk Norwegian Champion 2023!

12.3.2023

Stabæk became Norwegian Champion when the team won the final against Ready 5-4 after trailing 3-0 early in the second half. The final game was played on Bærum idrettspark. Here are the goals in the final match Ready-Stabæk: 1-0 (8) […]

Narukerä new Finnish Champion!

12.3.2023

Narukerä from Pori is the Champion of the Finnish bandy! The final match was played on Saturday, March 11, in Pori. Narukerä won 7-3 (4-0) against Kampparit, Mikkeli. 2,500 spectators was in the stands. The fans of Narukerä have been […]

Ready champion for women in Norway and Sibskana in Russia!

11.3.2023

READY CHAMPION FOR WOMEN IN NORWAY Ready won the Norwegian national final for women on Friday, March 10. Ready beat Stabæk 5-1 after 1-1 at half time. Ready from Oslo beat NTNU from Trondheim in one of the semifinals, 6-1 […]

Molly – the world’s first doping dog coming to World Championship!

28.2.2023

Molly, the world’s first doping detection dog, works to detect prohibited substances and helps in the selection during a doping control. Molly lives in Falun, Sweden. She is an 8-year-old Springer Spaniel work together with a dog handler, who is also […]

TIME FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Y17 GIRLS

14.2.2023

The Norwegian Bandy Federation (NBF) will organize the FIB World Championships in bandy for Y17 Girls in Oslo February 24-26, 2023. Participating teams will be Finland, Sweden and Norway. All games are played at Bergbanen at Ullevål Stadium. Sweden are […]

GAME SCHEDULES READY FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!

9.2.2023

All game schedules for the upcoming World Championships that will be played in Åby, Växjö in Sweden at the end of March and beginning of April are now complete. All tournaments, Men’s B, Men’s A and Women will play in […]

The IOC explores participation for athletes from Russia and Belarus!

27.1.2023

FIB has received the statement of the IOC, The International Olympic Committee, on the current situation regarding Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. FIB recognises and fully supports the strong unifying mission of the Olympic Movement.  The IOC statement outlines to continue […]

The teams ready for the World Championships this spring!

24.1.2023

Now all the teams are ready to participate in the historic World Championships for both men and women in Sweden in March and April. The tournaments are played in Eriksson Arena in Åby outside Växjö in Sweden. Not all qualified […]

SWEDEN DOUBLE WORLD CHAMPION!

22.1.2023

Sweden became world champions in Gothenburg for both Boys Y17 and Y19 when the tournaments ended. The final for Boys Y19 was particularly dramatic with a total of 8 goals in the first half after a 4-0 lead for Finland. […]

Sweden-Finland in both golden finals!

21.1.2023

Sweden and Finland will meet in the final games in both World Championships Boys Y17 and Y19 this Sunday, January 22.   Depending on Hungary’s disqualification in Y19-tournament, each team in that tournament only played two matches before the final. […]

Hungarian team disqualified – Suspected drug offence!

21.1.2023

What was supposed to be an experience championship for the new youth team from Hungary turned into the worst nightmare. The team was disqualified from the Y19 tournament in Gothenburg, Friday January 20, after the opening match against Finland when […]

FIB Executive Committee – Online decisions December 27, 2022

30.12.2022

FIB Executive Committee made some online decisions on December 27, 2022. Here you can read about them and also read the updated documents: Egil Larsen, Norway, new chairman of FIB Rules and Referees Committee. Push to see the Committee members […]

PÄR BILLSMON JOINS THE FIB RRC-COMMITTEE

20.12.2022

The FIB Rules and Referees Committee has secured a new strong member when Pär “Bille” Billsmon from Bollnäs in Sweden joins the committee. Pär played bandy himself until he turned 18, then he felt that the competition was too tough […]

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BACK IN 2023 – FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN!

22.12.2022

Due to the pandemic and the ongoing geopolitical crisis, international bandy has had an involuntary break. It will now end with a World Championships for both men (A and B groups) and women decided at the same time in the […]

FIB represented at IF Forum in Lausanne

2.12.2022

For the first time after the COVID pandemic, the International Federations Forum was held in Lausanne, Switzerland. Attila Adamfi, General Secretary represented FIB at the different meetings, including the General Assemblies of Association of IOC Recognised International Sport Federations (ARISF) […]

World Championships Boys Y17 and Y19 in Sweden in January!

24.11.2022

The Swedish Bandy Federation will organize the World Championships for Boys Y17 and Y19 this winter. The tournament is planned to be arranged in Ruddalen Indoor Arena in Gothenburg, January 19-22 or January 20-22. The dates are depending on the […]

DECISIONS MADE FOR RAPID FIB CHANGES

21.11.2022

New decisions are made for the change of work within FIB, with clear steps indicated by the management and which can be read in the previous news update. Guiding stars for the changes are to modernize, apply good governance and increase […]

Hammarby Old Boys won World Cup for Old Boys

19.11.2022

Hammarby Old Boys won the World Cup for Old Boys which was decided in Haparanda during Friday and Saturday, November 18 and 19. Hammarby played the final against OLS Oulu Veterans with 2-1 after 1-1 at half time. The big […]

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Y21 MEN CANCELLED THIS SEASON

17.11.2022

International sports events have difficult times right now. FIB is also working hard to take a new approach to create new conditions for bandy. But so far, bandy also has difficulties in carrying out everything that has been planned. The […]

The new leaders already in action

17.11.2022

In less than three weeks after the Annual Congress in Finland the new leadership of FIB have met to discuss the future. FIB has created a Working Group with the scope of reviewing FIB Statutes, Regulations and Guidelines to shape […]

Hammarby IF World Cup Champion Girls Y17!

8.11.2022

Hammarby IF from Stockholm is World Cup Champion for Girls Y17 2022! The team won the tournament in Hydro Arena, Vetlanda on November 4-6. In the final Hammarby won a great victory against Villa Lidköping, 7-1 after 3-1 in half […]

Bandy in Ukraine during a hard time

4.11.2022

Ukrainian Bandy Federation had great plans for 2022. After the “silver” success in Irkutsk in 2020, men’s team was preparing for the Group A Championship in Syktyvkar, young players were going to the Y21 Championship in Jyväskylä and the women’s […]

Stein Pedersen new FIB President – elected at FIB Annual Congress!

28.10.2022

Federation of International Bandy (FIB) held its Executive Committee (EC) meeting and Annual Congress on October 27 and 28, 2022 in Helsinki, Finland.  The Executive Committee consists of President Boris Skrynnik, first vice President Per-Anders Gustafsson and 8 vice Presidents. […]

SKA NEFTYANIK DOUBLE CUP CHAMPION IN RUSSIA!

28.10.2022

SKA Neftyanik is the big cup-winning team in Russia this autumn. First the team won the Cup of Russia in September. The play offs were played in the Erofey Arena in Khabarovsk in mid-September. SKA Neftyaniks victory was the eighth […]

FIB EXECUTIVE COMMITTE MEETING IN HELSINKI, FINLAND, OCTOBER 27

27.10.2022

FIB Executive Committee at the meeting in Helsinki, Thursday October 27, 2022. Top row from left: Arne Anderstedt, Magnus Sköld, Vadim Grishpun, Attila Adamfi, Leo Segerman and Stein Pedersen. Front row from left: Bo Nyman, General Secretary, Boris Skrynnik, President […]

WORLD TOP PLAYER AND INDOOR ARENA TO BOLLNÄS!

19.10.2022

For about 15 years, there have been plans for an indoor arena for bandy in Bollnäs, Sweden, the city that since decades have been bandy for so many Swedish bandy lovers. Now the dream has come true and on Tuesday, […]

VILLA LIDKÖPING SWEDISH WOMENS CUP CHAMPION!

17.10.2022

Villa Lidköping BK won the Swedish Cup for women for the third times in a row. The play offs was held in Göransson Arena in Sandviken October 15-16. On Saturday the two semi final games was played. Västerås SK met […]

VILLA LIDKÖPING SWEDISH CUP CHAMPION!

3.10.2022

During the past weekend, the Swedish Cup for men was decided in Lidköping. Eight teams participated and they were divided into two groups. Villa Lidköping won the tournament after final victory against Sandvikens AIK by 8-1 after 3-1 at half […]

THE INTENTION IS TO ORGANIZE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR MEN THIS SEASON!

23.9.2022

There is now a preparatory ongoing work that has started with the intention to carry out a World Championship tournament for men Group A at the end of the coming season. The conditions were discussed at the FIB Technical Committee […]

Bandy to the Olympics – Action from Norwegian Bandy Federation!

7.9.2022

FIB has worked hard to get bandy into the Olympic Winter Games. At lot of work has also been done in the National Bandy Federations. Not least in Norway. Now the Norwegian Bandy Federation has formed a proposal that was […]

Villa Lidköping won the first cup this season!

6.9.2022

The first edition of “Mästarcupen” (the Masters Cup) was played in Västerås last weekend. In the tournament, the four teams that played semi finals in the Swedish Elitserien last spring participated. Edsbyn is Swedish Champion after the final victory over […]

NEW DATE FOR FIB ANNUAL CONGRESS!

25.8.2022

FIB Executive Committee decided yesterday, August 24, to move the FIB Annual Congress to October 28 instead of September 24 as previously decided. Further information to FIB Member National Federations will be sent out later.

8 TEAMS READY FOR PLAY OFFS IN CUP OF RUSSIA

22.8.2022

The Cup of Russia for national club teams has now completed the preliminary round, which began on August 13 and ended today, August 22. The teams have been divided into 2 groups “West Group” and “Vostok Group”. Four teams from […]

Mini World Cup Y15 Boys club teams in December!

15.8.2022

Mini World Cup Y15 Boys will be arranged for players born 2007. The tournament will be held in Vetlanda, Sweden and Hydro Arena on December 26-28, 2022. The organizer plans for 16 participating teams divided in 4 groups with 4 […]

WORLD CUP Y17 GIRLS BACK AFTER THE PANDEMIC!

10.7.2022

The Federation of International Bandy, FIB, has now given sanction to the Swedish Bandy Federation to arrange World Cup Y17 Girls for club teams 2022. The tournament will be played in Hydro Arena in Vetlanda November 4-6. The Swedish club […]

Short Bandy – A new successful type of bandy?

1.7.2022

The absence of a large ice field has made The Czech Bandy Federation to think about how to prepare for international matches as good as possible.  After many tests, adjustments and consultations with players and referees, two years ago the […]

NEW CHAIRMAN OF SWEDISH BANDY!

16.6.2022

The Swedish Bandy Federation has elected a new chairman of the board – and it is a woman for the first time in history! Gisela Stockhaus was elected at the annual meeting on June 11 for one year and replaces […]

Chris Middlebrook resigns!

1.6.2022

The legendary leader of the American Bandy Chris Middlebrook has decided to resign from the position as President of the American Bandy Association. He summarizes his great and important deed for international bandy in general and for American bandy in […]

Budapest Kings champion of the Hungarian Cup!

25.5.2022

Three teams fought for the title Hungarian Cup. Winner was Budapest Kings. It was the first ever Hungarian Cup in bandy that was held Sunday, May 22. Three teams participated and fought for the glory and pride; Budapest Kings, Dynamo […]

Bandy in May? It’s true in Budapest!

22.5.2022

Yes, bandy in May is possible when you have access to exciting ideas, enthusiastic people and teams who think it’s fantastic fun with bandy this late in the normal bandy season. Hungarian Bandy Federation is arranging the first Hungarian Bandy […]

Vladimir Yanko has died

18.5.2022

The bandy world has lost a legendary player and one of the most successful leaders and coaches. Vladimir Yanko passed away on May 16 at the age of 74 after a short illness. Yanko was champion of the USSR 5 […]

CLARIFICATION REGARDING THE WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP!

1.5.2022

A couple of different websites, including the USA Bandy Federation, have published that a Women’s World Championship will be held already 2023 in USA and only contain the four teams that recently participated in the A-group in Sweden. FIB finds […]

SWEDEN WORLD CHAMPION Y19 BOYS!

3.4.2022

Sweden won the World Championship for Y19 Boys  after a convincing final victory over Norway with 10-2. The tournament was a great success especially for Norway, which reached the final for the first time since 1976. The tournament has obviously […]

ENTHUSIASTIC GB TEAM AFTER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP!

28.3.2022

It was an enthusiastic team from Great Britain that left the FIB World Championship Women in Sweden. The tournament is the first in which the female GB team and Netherlands team participated and it was an immediate success for both […]

SWEDEN AND NETHERLANDS WINNERS!

27.3.2022

SWEDEN WORLD CHAMPION! Sweden defended the championship title for women when the final of the 2022 World Championship was decided on Sunday, March 27. Sweden defeated Norway, which played in the championship final for the first time. In the end, […]

DYNAMO MOSCOW NEW RUSSIAN CHAMPION!

27.3.2022

Dynamo Moscow new champion in Russia! The final of the Russian Super League was played on Sunday March 27 on Republican Stadium in Syktyvkar. The final was played between Dynamo Moscow and Vodnik Arkhangelsk. Dynamo had advanced to the final […]

FINLAND WON BRONZE MEDAL IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP!

27.3.2022

It was Finland who won the bronze when the match for the third prize was played in the women’s World Championship in Sweden on Sunday March 27. USA has done a very good tournament and the team has grown a […]

EDSBYN AND VILLA LIDKÖPING SWEDISH CHAMPIONS!

20.3.2022

Edsbyns IF became Swedish champions for men and Villa Lidköping BK for women. Both matches were decided outdoors at Studenternas Arena in Uppsala on Saturday, March 19. THE WOMEN’S FINAL – VILLA LIDKÖPING BK-AIK, SOLNA 4-0 (2-0) The women’s final […]

Norwegian King Harald V awarded Tor Audun Sørensen !

13.3.2022

The King’s Medal of Merit was founded by Norwegian King Haakon VII 1908. On behalf of King Harald V, the Governor of Oslo and Viken Regions, MRS Valgjerd Svarstad Haugland, outlined the justification:  It is conferred as “a reward for […]

Veiterä won Finnish Final!

12.3.2022

Veiterä from Lappeenranta became Finnish champion today, Saturday, March 12. In the final, Veiterä played against Akilles from Porvoo. Thus, Veiterä got revenge for the loss last year when Akilles became Finnish champion. In this year’s final, the victory numbers […]

SOLBERG NORWEGIAN CHAMPION!

12.3.2022

Solberg SK is the Norwegian Champion 2022. When the men’s grand final was decided on Saturday, March 12, it took until the last minute of the match before the final was decided. 1-1 from the first half lasted a very […]

“THE WAR IS A BREACH TO THE OLYMPIC TRUCE!”

11.3.2022

The President of the International Olympic Committee condemns in the same way as large parts of the world the Russian and Belarusian invasion of Ukraine. In the letter to all members of the international movement, he expresses “Give peace a […]

Ready champion among women in Norway!

9.3.2022

The Norwegian women’s final, Tuesday 8 March, was very exciting. Ready is Norwegian Champion 2022. Høvik started the scoring through Sandra Andresen Follesø after only 2 minutes of play. Høvik then increased to 2-0 and the goal scorer was Andrea […]

World Championships in Russia postponed!

1.3.2022

The Federation of International Bandy (FIB) has decided to postpone the 2022 Bandy World Championships in Russia after recommendations from International Sports Organizations. FIB Executive Committee made its decision that effects the Men’s World Championships in Syktyvkar and Y17 Boys […]

ALL TEAMS READY FOR THE TOURNAMENTS!

13.2.2022

Now all participating teams are registered and ready for the upcoming World Championships. The tournaments we have ahead of us are: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEN GROUP A – Syktyvkar, Russia – March 27-April 3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WOMEN – Åby, Sweden – […]

World Championship Men Group B canceled!

10.2.2022

The upcoming World Championship tournament Men in Syktyvkar March 27 to April 3 will include the 8 best teams in Group A. Now it has been decided to cancel the tournament for Group B. This is because too many teams […]

Charles Darwin actually played bandy!

22.1.2022

Why not enjoy interesting and perhaps surprising reading from Chris Middlebrook who has looked back in bandy history and reveals a news probably as big as it is surprising to the world of bandy enthusiasts … … but It’s True […]

INVITATIONS TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!

19.1.2022

On Wednesday, January 19, FIB sent out invitations to the various World Championships to be held during March and April. The registration period expires on Thursday, January 27 for all tournaments. The invitations have been sent out to the national […]

World Championship women in Åby!

19.1.2022

Now the venue for the women’s World Championships in Sweden is decided. The venue will be Åby, which is a small community north of Växjö in Sweden but with its own indoor arena. The tournament was actually planned to play […]

Veiterä Cup-Champion in Finland!

10.1.2022

Veiterä from Lappeenranta won the cup title when the final of the Finnish Cup was played in Porvoo on Thursday, January 6th. Veiterä defeated the defending champion Akilles from Porvoo by 6-5 (3-3) and the deciding goal was made by Esko […]

4-nation tournament canceled!

6.1.2022

The Swedish Bandy Federation has decided not to arrange the 4-nation tournament for national teams that would have been played on January 21-23 in Sweden. The decision was submitted to FIB only one week after the federations’s chairman Per-Anders Gustavsson […]

UPDATES FOR COMING TOURNAMENTS

29.12.2021

Due to various causes, usually covid pandemic, some upcoming tournaments have new dates. To provide clarity, we summarize the upcoming tournaments here. If you click on any of the World Championships tournament you will come to the main page of […]

INDOOR BANDY SOON IN FINLAND!

14.12.2021

The Federation of International Bandy is now planning for a major premiere for indoor bandy in Finland. The project with an indoor arena in Lappeenranta is rolling on and when the arena is ready, an international inauguration is planned with […]

WCS FOR WOMEN MOVES TO MARCH!

14.12.2021

The Women’s World Championship was scheduled to take place January 10-16 in Stockholm and the first world championship for women to be played indoors in the newly built Gubbängen Bandy Arena. The Swedish Bandy Federation has now informed the Federation […]

Honorary titel to Leo Segerman!

8.12.2021

Leo Segerman has been granted the Finnish honorary title of Liikuntaneuvos The President of Finland Sauli Niinistö has on December 3rd granted Leo Segerman, vice president of the FIB Executice Committee, the Finnish honorary title of Liikuntaneuvos. This is a […]

World Championship Y17 Boys moves to March!

24.11.2021

The World Championship for Y17 Boys to be decided this season will be played later than previously planned. The FIB Technical Committee decided today (November 24) to move the tournament to March 24-26 at the request of the Russian Bandy […]

Misja Pashkin new coach in Kazan!

19.11.2021

Misja Pashkin takes over as coach of Kazan Ak Bars-Dynamo. Misja Pashkin led Jenisej, who last season became Russian champions after a final victory against Dynamo Moscow 4-2. After that, Pashkin took over the role of head coach for the […]

TIME FOR USA ELITE LEAGUE!

8.11.2021

Now it’s time for the premiere round also in the American first division “Elite League”. Mississippi Mojo is the reigning champion after a final victory last season against Tonka Bay Bombers. In the coming season, there are 7 teams in […]

New Bandymagazine from an Italian perspective!

1.11.2021

Now there is a new exciting window for the sport of bandy in one of the countries that may not be the biggest in bandy – Italy! The website is called The Bandymagazine! The Italian Marco Parmigiani started the website […]

INVITATIONS TO YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS!

14.10.2021

Now the invitations for participating in two World Championships for youth teams Girls Y17 and Boys Y19 have been sent out. For the federations of countries that want to participate, the last day to register is October 24. Both tournaments […]

Dynamo Moscow and Villa Lidköping won the trophies!

4.10.2021

DYNAMO MOSCOW CUP CHAMPION IN RUSSIA! Dynamo Moscow won the cup title when the final of the Russian Cup was decided in the Ice Palace Baikal in Irkutsk on Sunday, October 3. Final opponent was Vodnik and the teams offered […]

Svenska Cupen in focus the coming weekend!

28.9.2021

Svenska Cupen is the first big tournament in Sweden this season. The men’s teams will play their tournament the coming weekend, October 1-3, in Lidköping and the play offs among women’s teams will be held in Västerås, October 16-17. The […]

The final four ready for the decision!

28.9.2021

Now it’s time for the decision in the season’s first major Russian tournament. The Russian Cup has been played since the beginning of August with the participation of the top teams. The teams were first divided into two groups “Group […]

Invitation to European Rink Bandy Cup 2021-2022!

21.9.2021

Now it’s time to register your interest in the European Rink Bandy Cup 2021-2022. The tournament will now be established as part of the development of the B group’s nations. The tournament is scheduled to be decided in three rounds. […]

Swedish and Dutch bandy in mourning

13.9.2021

The world of bandy and especially the Dutch and Swedish bandy are in mourning. One of the most popular coaches and leaders, Thomas Engström, has left us suddenly and unexpectedly  during a bandy match in the beginning of September. Thomas […]

FIB-decisions regarding upcoming international tournaments!

30.8.2021

Today, Monday August 30, the FIB Executive Committee had an extra meeting per capsulam and then made decisions regarding FIB-sanctioned international tournaments. One of the decisions concerned the World Championship for the men’s A-group that was planned to be played […]

Proposal for the world championship in Irkutsk!

29.8.2021

On August 28, 2021, a meeting was held with the participation of the presidents of the Russian National Federation, the Swedish National Federation and the Finnish National Federation on the occasion of the current dropouts from the World Championship tournament […]

Sweden and Finland refrain from participating in Irkutsk!

24.8.2021

The bandy federations in Sweden and Finland have each decided not to participate in the World Championships in Irkutsk, 11-17 October. The decisions are made in the light of the ongoing covid pandemic. Norway has previously chosen to say no […]

Cup of Russia already underway!

2.8.2021

The bandy season 2021-2022 has already started with cup games in Russia. When the teams in other countries have come a bit into the pre-season training, the competition matches have already started in Russia. The Cup of Russia takes place […]

Great Britain aims at Stockholm!

2.7.2021

It is well known that bandy as a sport was invented in the British Isles before country after country became aware of it. Today, FIB member national federations are found almost all around the world. But in the GB, bandy […]

Maxim Ishkeldin has died!

5.6.2021

The whole bandy world are in shock and grief today. The information reached us that the star player Maxim Ishkeldin has died today, June 5. He died in his sleep and no cause of death has yet been determined. Maksim […]

Register to World Cup Girls Y17!

31.5.2021

Now it is the last days to send intent to participate in the World Cup for Girls Y17 in Sweden in November! The organizing club Skirö AIK hopes that the cup can continue to build on the successes of previous […]

Many tournaments the coming season!

25.5.2021

All the countries of the world are now working hard to put an end to the Covid pandemic. The vaccination process is progressing and we all hope that we can look forward to our countries being able to reopen and […]

WCS 2022 BOYS Y19 IN KATRINEHOLM!

27.4.2021

The FIB World Championship Boys Y19 will be held in Katrineholm, Sweden, January 21-23. The tournament will be played indoors in the arena called “Kronfågel Ice Arena”, a newly built arena that was inaugurated as late as the autumn of 2020. […]

Womens WCS 2022 in Stockholm!

13.4.2021

The FIB World Championship for women is played every two years. In 2022, the championship will be held in Stockholm, Sweden. The tournament will be historically as the first Womens World Championship to be played indoors in the newly built […]

Villa Lidköping double gold!

3.4.2021

Villa Lidköping BK-AIK in the Swedish Final Saturday, April 3. It was drama, it was prestige and the Swedish bandy final was decided in the most exciting way imaginable. The final score was 4-4 and it was only in extra […]

Villa Lidköping womens’ champion!

31.3.2021

Villa Lidköping BK became Swedish champions for women when the final against Västerås SK was decided on Saturday, March 27. The game was just as even as Swedish women’s finals usually are. It was when only 7 minutes were left […]

Yenisei new Russian Champion!

21.3.2021

Yenisei is new  Russian Champion! Yenisei won the final game against Dynamo Moscow in front of an enthusiastic audience in crowded home arena. Yenisei dominated the game with more powerful offensive play. Throughout the match, it was still an even […]

Corona spread in Sweden!

20.3.2021

Swedish bandy currently has a major problem with the spread of corona virus. The problems are concentrated to Semifinal A between Villa Lidköping BK and Sandvikens AIK. The teams have each won one game that has been played. The third […]

Akilles Finnish Champion!

13.3.2021

The Finnish final was played in Porvoo on Saturday, March 13 and Akilles won a convincing victory 3-1 (3-1). Seen throughout the season, we can say that the victory for Achilles was fair as the team won the series too […]

WATCH THE FINNISH FINAL!

10.3.2021

The final in the Finnish Bandyliiga will be played on Saturday, March 13 in Porvoo at 6 pm (UTC +2). The finalists in this year’s final are Akilles from Porvoo and Veiterä from Lappeenranta, two teams that also were number […]

WIIPURIN SUDET CHAMPIONS 2021

10.3.2021

Wiipurin Sudet Finnish Champions 2021 Wiipurin Sudet has won the women’s Finnish Bandy Championship for the 8th consecutive time. The team beat Botnia 6-1 in the final game played on Sunday March 7th. Sudet beat Vastus in the semifinal 21-0 […]

Is bandy too expensive for Winter Olympics?

24.2.2021

Chris Middlebrook, President of US Bandy and member of FIB Olympic Committee has in a particularly exciting and interesting article compared the costs of establishing bandy as a part of the Olympic family with some of the current Olympic winter […]

We celebrate Bo Nyman!

22.2.2021

This Monday, February 22, we celebrate the FIB General Secretary Mr Bo Nyman on his 75th birthday! Bo Nyman has worked as General Secretary since 2007. But he has been involved in the sport of bandy a long time before […]

Flashback on Olympic bandy!

16.2.2021

The sport of bandy wants to take place in the Winter Olympics. Many fans all over the world thinks it is time for that. Bandy is the world’s second largest winter sport after icehockey – in terms of number of […]

FIB BIRTHDAY FEBRUARY 12!

12.2.2021

On February 12, 1955 the International Bandy Federation was formed in connection with the first congress in Stockholm, Sweden. The founders were the four nations Sweden, Norway, USSR and Finland. The name was “International Bandy Federation” until the 2001 congress […]

DECISIONS ON TOURNAMENTS 2021-2022

31.1.2021

The FIB Technical Committee has now decided on the conditions for the upcoming World Championships for men and the World Cup for club teams. The decisions apply to the World Championships which should have been held in 2020. The World […]

Bandy and the Olympics – Aspirations through history!

5.1.2021

Chris Middlebrook – the legendary bandy profile from the USA has written this exciting article about Bandy and Olympics. It is addressed to the American reader and public, but it gives readers around the World interesting perspective on Bandy and […]

Greetings from Mr President!

25.12.2020

Boris Skrynnik, President of the Federation of International Bandy sent this letter on Christmas Eve… Greetings from Mr President

THE NATIONAL LEAGUES RIGHT NOW!

16.12.2020

The games in the four biggest leagues in the world are now in full swing. Therefore, it feels natural to make an update on the current situation in the top series in Russia, Sweden, Finland and Norway when a couple […]

FIB Congress has been held online!

4.12.2020

The FIB Annual Congress 2020 was held on Tuesday, December 1st. Due to the prevailing circumstances of the global pandemic, the congress was held online for the first time with delegates from the various member national federations, elected representatives and […]

Welcome to FIB Congress 2020!

27.11.2020

FIB welcomes all delegates representing our member national federations and elected members of our organization to this year’s FIB  Annual Congress. The congress will be held digitally on Tuesday, December 1, at 13.00 GMT+1. All delegates and elected members have […]

Vadim Grishpun turned 60!

26.11.2020

Member of FIB Executive Committee Vadim Grishpun turned 60 on November 23! His bandy career started in Pervouralsk SKA. He played for the club 1981-1983. He played in two other Russian clubs, Kuzbass 1983-1986 and Dynamo Moscow 1986-1991. After that […]

TIME FOR FIB CONGRESS!

12.11.2020

It is soon time for FIB Annual Congress 2020. This different autumn, the congress will be held virtually for all delegates from FIB Member National Federations. The congress will be held on Tuesday, December 1 at 13.00 GMT + 1. […]

World Cup canceled!

3.11.2020

FIB decided today, November 3, to cancel this year’s planned World Cup tournament for male club teams. The tournament was scheduled to take place in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, December 17-20. The World Cup tournament is canceled due to the increased corona […]

USA BANDY CELEBRATES 40 YEARS!

3.11.2020

In December 2020 the sport of bandy celebrates 40 years in USA! The American Bandy Association and the first bandy club The Bandolier was formed 1980! Shortly after the American Bandy Association was formed in December 1980, the first club, […]

Ready won Super Final in Norway!

29.10.2020

Ready from Oslo won the Super Final October 28 in Norway against Stabæk from Bekkestua. It was these two teams that should have met in the Norwegian final this spring but that game was canceled due to the corona pandemic. […]

Norwegian game schedule ready

28.10.2020

The game schedule is now ready for Eliteserien in Norway for both men and women. Womens first game of the season will be played on November 10 and the first round for men will be played on November 11. First […]

Indoor games in Hamar, Norway!

6.10.2020

The indoor arena Vikingskipet in Hamar, Norway is being prepared for a good period of training and games for the Norwegian clubs. The bandy season 2020/2021 will of course not be like other seasons. The training period is completely different […]

Super League starts November 7

6.10.2020

The Russian Bandy Federation has decided the schedule for the first 8 rounds of Super League 2020-2021. Those rounds will be played from November 7 to December 1. The schedule November 7-December 1 The decision is built on certain conditions: […]

UPDATE ON PLANNED FIB TOURNAMENTS!

28.9.2020

A decision will soon be made regarding the implementation of the planned World Cup tournament in Krasnoyarsk December 17-20. The decision will be published here on the FIB Website no later than Wednesday November 4. The decision will of course […]

Arena Baikal – A pearl for sports!

10.9.2020

ENJOY VIDEO OF “ICE PALACE BAIKAL” – The multi sport arena!  Summary in English of the video content: The impressive stadium “Baikal” in Irkutsk is already becoming the center of world sports. It can accommodate up to 6 thousand spectators […]

SAIK Bandy first to the World Cup!

9.9.2020

Sandvikens AIK, the elite club in Sweden, arranged the FIB World Cup for the past 11 years. The tournament was born in Swedish Ljusdal as a round-the-clock tournament back in 1974 and later the tournament was promoted to the World […]

Swedish bandy annual meeting completed!

6.9.2020

The Swedish Bandy Association has held its annual meeting this weekend. The current chairman, Per-Anders Gustafsson, was re-elected. In addition to Gustafsson, the board consists of Jesper Kärrbrink, Anne Holopainen, Johanna Pettersson, Arne Anderstedt, Tiina Vesala, Henrik Nilsson, Elin Ivarsson […]

FIB UPDATE ON UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS

12.8.2020

FIB is working intensively right now to be able to carry out the season’s planned international tournaments. FIB is doing everything possible to carry out World Championship Group A in Irkutsk, Russia as planned. As is well known, the tournament […]

CONGRATULATIONS, MR PRESIDENT!

15.7.2020

July 15 is the birthday of Boris Skrynnik, the president of the Federation of International Bandy! He is also the president of Russian Bandy Federation. Mr Skrynnik has been working for the Russian bandy for many years. He started in […]

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 IN SLOVAKIA!

30.6.2020

European Championship in Rinkbandy has been arranged five times so far. Now the 6th championship is being held in Slovakia 2020. Exact date and location will be announced in the nearest future, but the plan is to arrange the tournament […]

FIB has been hit by spam mail!

18.6.2020

WARNING! Federation of International Bandy, FIB, has been hit by a fake so-called spam email. The letter have been sent to various members of the FIB. The mail appears to be signed by FIB President. But Boris Skrynnik or other […]

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN OCTOBER!

4.6.2020

The Federation of International Bandy has now decided to hold this year’s World Championship for the 8 best bandy nations in the World in Irkutsk, Russia, October 5-11. The tournament was postponed this spring due to the corona pandemic but […]

WORLD CUP TO KRASNOYARSK!

29.5.2020

FIB has now decided that the World Cup for the club teams for men will be held in Krasnoyarsk this coming winter. The World Cup has been held in Sandviken, Sweden since 2009 but the tournament’s next place will be […]

INVITATIONS FOR THE FIRST TOURNAMENTS THIS FALL!

11.5.2020

Now the first two tournaments for club teams for the 2020-2021 season have been decided. It’s the World Cup for Women and the World Cup for Girls Y17. The Women’s World Cup will be played in Åby in Växjö city, […]

Ryazantsev joins SKA Neftyanik again!

6.5.2020

Pavel Ryazantsev returns to Russian bandy and SKA Neftyanik in Khabarovsk after only one season in the Swedish elite club AIK. The Swedish bandysite Bandypuls reports. Ryazantsev became the best scorer in AIK in the team’s first season in Elitserien. […]

Landström first Swede in Baikal Energy!

30.4.2020

The Swedish forward Martin Landström, has played the last seasons for Västerås SK in the Swedish Elitserien. Last season he played 29 games, scored 22 goals and made 25 assists. Martin also played in the 3- and 4-nations tournament for […]

Klim Tarasenko joins Hammarby!

16.4.2020

Midfielder Klim Tarasenko moves from Kuzbass in Kemerovo to Hammarby in Stockholm. Tarasenko, born 1995, joined Kuzbass in 2016 and he played 121 matches in the championships of Russia and earned 6 goals and 26 assists last season in 28 […]

Swedish exchange in Krasnoyarsk!

3.4.2020

Right now, many player transfers are underway, both internationally and nationally. Here at the FIB Website we of course have an international perspective and report on player transfers across national borders. Yenisei, Krasnoyarsk, now gets a Swedish exchange. Yenisei loses […]

FIB Executive Committee elected!

2.4.2020

Boris Skrynnik is re-elected as President of Federation of International Bandy for 4 new years. Mr Skrynnik has been President since 2005. -I want to express my appreciation and want to thank the FIB national member federations for continued shown […]

Erik Pettersson leaves SKA Neftyanik!

2.4.2020

The top goal scorer in the Russian Super League, Erik Pettersson with 70 goals last season, leaves SKA Neftyanik and moves home to Sweden. Erik has played in Khabarovsk for the past two seasons after spending a year in Yenisei. […]

Sveshnikov, Lindquist and Määttä joins SKA Neftyanik!

5.4.2020

The legendary Mikhail Sveshnikov now ends his career as a player and begins a coaching career for the Russian champion team SKA Neftyanik in Khabarovsk. Misha is one of the very best players in the history of bandy. He has […]

Federation of International Bandy has grief!

25.3.2020

The Federation of International Bandy and the Swedish Bandy Federation have grief. Today, March 25, we have been informed that former long-time chairman of both the Swedish Bandy Federation’s and the Federation of International Bandy’s Rules and Referee’s committee, Per-Erik […]

Edsbyns IF new Swedish champion!

21.3.2020

Edsbyns IF became Swedish bandy champion after a big final victory against the reigning champion Villa Lidköping at Studenternas Arena in Uppsala. Due to the spread of the corona virus, the final was played before empty stands. The victory turned […]

Västerås SK champion for women in Sweden!

21.3.2020

Västerås SK became Swedish champion for women when the final was decided at Studenternas Arena in Uppsala on Saturday, March 21. Due to the spread of the corona virus, the final was played before empty stands. The final was decided […]

The Russian final postponed!

18.3.2020

The Russian Bandy Federation has decided to postpone the final game of the Russian Championship, according to the Federation’s website. The final between Dynamo Moscow and SKA Neftyanik, that was supposed to be played on Saturday, March 21, will be […]

Russia World Champion Boys Y17!

15.3.2020

Russia became World Champion for Boys Y17 in Lidköping, Sweden. In the final, Russia won by 7-2 against Sweden. It was very well deserved guys from Russia who won the final. The team dominated the match from start to finish […]

Akilles champion in Finland!

15.3.2020

Due to the spread of the corona virus, the final was played without any spectators in Porvoo Saturday, March 14. Akilles was the best team throughout the game and won fairly. The goals in the final: 1-0 Andreas Flinck 2-0 […]

Tournament Boys Y15 is moved!

12.3.2020

The World Championship Boys Y15 will be moved to a later date than planned. The tournament would have been played in Arkhangelsk, Russia, March 27-29. It will now be played at a later date for the same reason as the […]

Approvals for World Cup men and World Championship 2022!

12.3.2020

FIB Technical Committee has approved that the World Cup for men’s club teams will be played in Russia this coming season. As a way to further develop the tournament, it will be played alternately in Russia and Sweden every two […]

World Championship moves to October!

11.3.2020

FIB has today, March 11, decided to move the World Championship Group A, which would have been played in Irkutsk, Russia March 29-April 5. Instead, the tournament will be played in October this year at the same venue, the newly […]

Wiipurin Sudet Champion in Finland!

10.3.2020

Wiipurin Sudet once again the Champion in Finland! Wiipurin Sudet from Lappeenranta won the seventh consecutive Finnish Championship in the final game played in Helsinki March 1. In the semi-final Wiipurin Sudet won Vastus 16-0 and Kampparit won the second […]

Hungary won World Championship Group B

6.3.2020

Hungary took home the victory in the World Championship Group B in Irkutsk, Russia. Hungary defeated Ukraine in the final which was played on Friday, March 6. Hungary won a fairly comfortable 4-1 victory. It should be borne in mind […]

Abdirahmaan’s 15 minutes of fame!

6.3.2020

No, it was actually 17 minutes and 25 seconds that Abdirahmaan Mohamed Barkhadle was in the limelight when he scored Somalia’s first goal in the World Championship tournament. He scored 1-0 for his team in the final game of the […]

Time for the finals!

5.3.2020

Time for the the final games of the World Championship Group B in Irkutsk, Russia. Four teams have proven to be the best. In the semi finals Hungary beat Slovakia 5-0 and Mongolia lost against Ukraine 1-3. That’s why Hungary […]

FIB President on the development on bandy!

2.3.2020

The Federation of International Bandy is in a very active and exciting period. We recently experienced Women’s World Championships in Oslo. Right now the World Championship Group B for men is in progress, the play offs in the national leagues […]

Putin sent greetings to all participants and guests in Irkutsk!

2.3.2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a greeting to the participants and guests of the World Championships in Bandy! (As you know, in Russia the sport is called ball hockey)   “Dear friends! I greet you and congratulate you on the […]

Mongolia and Hungary most succesfull!

2.3.2020

Mongolia and Hungary are the most successful teams so far in the World Championships Group B. Mongolia has won all three matches in Pool B. It started with a big win against Somalia with 10-0 and continued with 4-0 against […]

The focus is development!

2.3.2020

FIB has a clear focus on developing the bandy in several different areas. How can the federation contribute to the bandy in countries with ambition to develop in a number of different areas? That is a key issue. Therefore, an […]

New world penalty record!

1.3.2020

Many players in the bandy world have in their careers made a visit to the penalty bench, both time-limited and match penalties. But the question is whether or not Kristián Lukšo, defender in Slovakia, today Sunday March 1, entered the […]

Dennis Pacsay the fastest goal scorer in Irkutsk!

1.3.2020

Hungarian midfielder Dennis Pacsay became the fastest goal scorer in the World Championship tournament Group B in Irkutsk. In the opening match against the Netherlands, he scored the first goal already after 4 minutes and 27 seconds into the first […]

THE ICE PALACE BAIKAL ALMOST READY!

26.2.2020

All the work with building the new Bandy Palace in Irkutsk is being carried out on schedule , there are no critical lags. Installation of sports lighting, multimedia systems is nearing completion and in the near future, builders will be […]

GREAT BRITAIN WITHDRAW FROM IRKUTSK!

23.2.2020

Due to circumstances regarding Great Britains visa process and the excessive costs that this entailed the Great Britain Bandy Association has decided not to attend the World Championships B in Irkutsk. The game schedule for World Championship B has now […]

SWEDEN DEFENDED THE GOLD IN OSLO!

22.2.2020

Sweden won the final of the Women’s World Championship in Oslo today, Sunday, February 22. It was Sweden’s ninth gold and the victory 3-1 after 1-0 at halftime. Russia had to settle for the silver medal in this tournament. Norway […]

Sweden to final in Oslo!

21.2.2020

Sweden, as expected, became Russia’s opponent in the final of the women’s World Championship. Finland did not become a tough opponent in the wind in Oslo. Now it will be the big favorites Sweden and Russia that meet in the […]

Russia first team to final in Women WCS in Oslo!

21.2.2020

Russia became the first team to final in Women’s World Championship in Oslo. Russia beat Norway in the first semi final on Friday. The victory was 4-0 and there was never any doubt as which team would go to the […]

Sweden unbeaten before semi finals in WCS!

20.2.2020

The World Championships for Women in Oslo, Norway, is now ready for play offs and semi finals. Sweden won Group A after four victories and Russia came on second place. To the semi finals also Norway and Finland. USA had […]

FIB ANNUAL CONGRESS 2020

16.2.2020

TO FIB MEMBER NATIONAL FEDERATIONS Federation of lnternational Bandy will have it’s Annual Congress during World Championship for Men, A-group, in lrkutsk, Russia. World Championship for Men, A-Group, will be held during March 29 – April 05, 2020. The Annual […]

FIB CELEBRATES 65 YEARS!

12.2.2020

The International Bandy Federation was founded on February 12, 1955 during the Congress in Stockholm. This Wednesday, February 12, Federation of International Bandy turns 65!  That is an age where many people leave professional life and retire. But FIB is […]

TIME TO APPLY FOR ACCREDITATION!

12.2.2020

Journalists and photographers who wants to cover the World Championships for Men in Irkutsk has to apply for accreditation. You can do that via this link to the organizers in Irkutsk. NOTE – Apply for accreditations for Group B are […]

China withdraws from both World Championships!

5.2.2020

China’s Bandy Federation has now announced that both the Chinese teams, men and women, will withdraw from the Bandy World Championships. The Chinese teams would have played in the World Championships in Oslo for women, February 19-22, and for men […]

Game schedules ready for WCS Men

1.2.2020

Now the game schedules are ready for the World Championships for Men group A and B. Group B plays in different arenas in the Irkutsk region March 1-6. Group A plays in the new “Ice Palace Baikal” in Irkutsk March […]

RUSSIA Y19 WORLD CHAMPION AFTER GOLDEN GOAL DRAMA!

26.1.2020

Russia became World Champion in Y19 Boys at the tournament in Helsinki January 24-26 after great drama! Russia took the lead with 2-0 in the first half after Sweden missed a penalty shot. In the second half, Sweden forced to […]

FINLAND WON 3-NATIONS TOURNAMENT!

26.1.2020

Finland made a strong performance and surprised a great deal in the 3-nation tournament! Finland beat Sweden (3-2) and played draw with Russia (3-3). Finland won the tournament to win the penalty shootout against Russia after the draw. The victory […]

Follow Y19WCS matches live

23.1.2020

Y19WCS matches will be broadcasted in web stream on the website of OHOTV.FI The link to the broadcasting page will be: ohotv.fi Live broadcast will be shown on the front page of Ohotv and any other link or signing are not […]

Teams ready for 3 nations tournament!

16.1.2020

The teams are now ready for the 3 nations tournament in Finland. The games will be played in Porvoo and Lappeenranta, January 24-26. Friday Night in Porvoo First, the Bandy caravan will stop in Porvoo. Veiterä. Match between Finland and […]

2020 WCS Y19 IN HELSINKI COMING SOON!

16.1.2020

The game schedule for World Championship Y19 is now ready. Five national teams will participate; Finland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine. The tournament is held in Helsinki, the capital of Finland January 24-26. Read more!

GAME SCHEDULE READY FOR 3 NATIONS TOURNAMENT

15.1.2020

The game schedule for the 3 nations tournament in Porvoo and Lappeenranta i Finland is ready. The tournament will take place on Friday-Sunday, January 24-26. Three participating teams will make three games between Finland, Russia and Sweden. Russia won the […]

GAME SCHEDULE READY FOR WCS WOMEN!

15.1.2020

The games schedule for this championship is now ready. As much as 9 participating teams will play in the World Championship for women! The Norwegian Bandy Federation aims to create a new level of the women’s championship at this event, […]

Three Nations Bandy Tournament 2020

15.1.2020

Venue, Friday 24th of Jan 2020: City of Porvoo, “Pallokenttä” Venue, Saturday 25th and 26 th of Jan 2020: City of Lappeenranta, Kisapuisto The “Three Bandy Nations” Finland, Russia and Sweden will play the Three Nations Bandy Tournament 2020 on […]

BANDY AT YOUTH OLYMPICS!

8.1.2020

2020 Youth Olympics is arranged in Lausanne, Switzerland, January 9-22. Since there are Olympic competitions there are a lot of different sports on the program. Everything from cross-country skiing and downhill skiing to curling and ice hockey. Bandy is also […]

SKA NEFTYANIK WON SUPER CUP GAME!

6.1.2020

SKA Nerftyanik won the Russian “Super Cup Game” on Sunday, January 5. The game was played at Trud Stadium in Arkhangelsk. SKA Neftyanik beat Dynamo Moscow 9-5 after 5-2 at halftime before an audience of 3,500 people. It was the […]

AKILLES CUP WINNER IN FINLAND!

3.1.2020

Akilles became Finnish cup champion after the final victory on Friday night, January 3 against Veiterä. The match was played at Veiterä’s home arena Kisapuisto in Lappeenranta and the guests took home the Finnish Cup by a 3-2 win. Decisive […]

RECORD NUMBER OF TEAMS IN WOMENS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!

26.12.2019

A record number of teams will participate in the 2020 Women’s Bandy World Championships in Oslo. Nine teams will play in this tournament. The Norwegian Bandy Federation have set the aim of hosting the best edition of the Women’s World […]

RUSSIA WON THE 4-NATIONS TOURNAMENT!

22.12.2019

Russia went through the 4-nation tournament in the new indoor arena in Åby, Sweden. Russia won three straight matches and the tournament. Last year, Sweden took home the victory in the tournament, but now Russia got revenge. Finland beat Sweden […]

RUSSIA WORLD CHAMPION Y21!

22.12.2019

Russia became World Champion when the World Championship for Y21 was decided in Arkhangelsk December 20-22. Russia was the best team throughout the tournament and beat Sweden 7-1 after half time 4-0 in the final game. Everyone probably thought that […]

LIVE REPORTS AND BROADCASTS FROM WCS Y21!

19.12.2019

There will be live reports from World Championship Y21 in Arkhangelsk December 20-22! You can have live reports from all games on the Russian Bandy Federation website – Push here! You can watch several games on live broadcast on Vodnik […]

Preparation for WCS Women in Norway in full swing!

17.12.2019

The Norwegian Bandy Federation will host the 2020 Women’s World Championship. The total budget for the championship is estimated at just over NOK 2.3 million. A big leap for Norwegian bandy and the Norwegian Bandy Federation. In addition, the necessary […]

FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP IN LIDKÖPING!

11.12.2019

The decision is made by Federation of International Bandy and the Swedish Bandy Federation that The World Championship Boys 17 in 2020 will be held in Sparbanken Lidköping Arena in Lidköping, Sweden. The tournament will be played March 13-15. The […]

TEAM FIB WINNER OF OLD BOYS WORLD CUP!

23.11.2019

The winner of Old Boys World Cup is Team FIB, representing Federation of International Bandy, and the team was really international with players from several countries. In the final Team FIB defeated Hammarby from Sweden 4-1 after half time 3-1. […]

Veiterä and Akilles to Cup final in Finland

12.11.2019

The Cup final in Finland will be played on Friday 3rd of January 2020. The teams of Cup Final in Finland are Akilles from Borgå and Veiterä from Lappeenranta. Same teams, Veiterä and Akilles, was in Cup final in last […]

SKIRÖ AIK WORLD CUP CHAMPION!

3.11.2019

Skirö AIK became World Cup Champion when the tournament for Girls 17 was decided in Vetlanda, Sweden. The final played against Surte/Kareby. The final was smooth and it was only at the end of the match that Skirö could decide […]

Dynamo Moscow – Winner of Cup of Russia!

3.11.2019

This season seems to be very exciting and hopefully more even than the last in Russian Super League. This weekend the Cup of Russia has been decided. The tournament started in September when the group stage was decided in two […]

VÄSTERÅS SK NEW WORLD CUP CHAMPION FOR WOMEN!

27.10.2019

The Swedish team Västerås SK beat Skutskärs IF 5-0 in the World Cup final Sunday afternoon, October 27. Västerås dominated the game from start and was the best team all 60 minutes. It is the first time for Västerås to […]

SWEDISH FINAL IN WORLD CUP WOMEN!

27.10.2019

There will be a full Swedish final in the women’s World Cup at Ale Arena in Sweden. Skutskär won its semi-final against Villa Lidköping by 3-2 and Västerås won its semi-final against Record, Irkutsk by 2-1. This means that the […]

Veteran World Cup schedule is published

24.10.2019

Bandy club Veiterä from City of Lappeenranta will organize already 9th ”OldBoys” Veteran World Cup in November (21.-23.11.2019). The schedule of the Veteran World Cup is now published. There will be altogether 10 teams with players from Finland, Sweden, Russia, […]

“ICE PALACE BAIKAL” IS GROWING!

17.10.2019

Ice Palace Baikal is growing to be ready for the World Championship in bandy 2020 and the decision of the Group A. The tournament will be arranged in the Ice Palace from March 29 to April 5. For the first […]

PER HELLMYRS MOST VALUABLE PLAYER!

16.10.2019

The jury of the World Cup organization has now selected the best players of the tournament: Best goalkeeper ANDREAS BERGWALL – AIK Best Defender ANDREAS WESTH – BOLLNÄS GIF Best midfielder MAKSIM ISHKELDIN – SKA NEFTYANIK Best forward JOAKIM ANDERSSON […]

BOLLNÄS NEW WORLD CUP CHAMPION!

13.10.2019

Bollnäs from Sweden beat russian champion SKA Neftyanik in the World Cup final this Sunday, October 13. Bollnäs won 5-2 after 2-0 in half time. It is Bollnäs second victory in the tournament. Last time was in 2005 when the […]

NEFTYANIK TO WORLD CUP FINAL!

13.10.2019

SKA Neftyanik is ready for the World Cup final. The semi final against Dynamo Moscow ended 2-0 after 0-0 in half time. Neftyanik plays Bollnäs in the final at 16.00 local time. Goals of the match 1-0 (32) Yuri Vikulin, […]

AALTONEN SUSPENDED IN THE FINAL!

13.10.2019

Ville Aaltonen in Bollnäs GIF is suspended from the final game in World Cup. The competition jury has checked video from the match against Villa and decided to suspend Aaltonen for a leg tackle on Villas Petter Björling. Bollnäs plays […]

BOLLNÄS TO WORLD CUP FINAL!

13.10.2019

Bollnäs GIF became the first team to advance to the final game of this year’s World Cup. In a swinging and dramatic semifinal against last year’s champion Villa Lidköping, Bollnäs won by penalty shots. The match ended 3-3 after Bollnäs […]

GET ACCESS TO WORLD CUP!

7.10.2019

Now everything is ready for a memorable TV entertainment. FIB World Cup for five days. If you do not have the opportunity to be in Sandviken, Sweden, you can experience all 37 matches directly at home on the couch. Already, […]

“THE BANDY CHRONICLES”

18.9.2019

The Christmas-Wish-Gift for any bandy lover is without a doubt the book «The Bandy Chronicles» written by Chris Middlebrook. It will be released in not so distant future. The bandy legend Esko Tammilehto stated that «everyone who loves bandy and […]

Krasnoyarsk European Champions in Rink Bandy!

12.9.2019

5th European Rink Bandy Cup 2019 was held in Senica, Slovakia, September 7-8. FIB decided the tournament is considered as the European Championship in Rink Bandy 2019. The national teams of Slovakia, Germany and Switzerland participated together with two club teams of […]

Neftyanik won the first cup of the season!

9.9.2019

SKA Neftyanik won its first tournament this season when the team won the final in the Khabarovsk Krai Governor Cup over Baikal Energy by 10-2 after 6-2 at halftime. The win was a 7500 Euro victory check. Best scorer in […]

GROUPS AND GAME SCHEDULE READY FOR WORLD CUP!

4.9.2019

Today, Wednesday, September 4, the groups and the game schedule for World Cup in Sandviken was decided! The tournament will be held Wednesday-Sunday, October 9-13 and 20 top club teams will participate! Here are THE GROUPS GAME SCHEDULE and HOW […]

RINK BANDY CUP WILL BE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2019!

24.8.2019

5th European Rink Bandy Cup 2019 will be held in Senica, Slovakia, September 7-8. FIB has decided the tournament is considered as European Championship in Rink Bandy 2019. Federation of International Bandy and Slovak Association of Bandy will be responsible […]

ALL TEAMS READY FOR WORLD CUP!

27.8.2019

All teams are ready for the World Cup! Today, the last three teams got ready. This year the tournament will have 20 participating teams. The last three teams of the tournament are Swedish and they are… AIK (Solna) Frillesås BK […]

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 29 – 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 […]

Prohibited substances, methods and other doping risks

15.8.2019

Some drugs, medications and other substances are prohibited in sport, as are some methods. Bandy players who are governed by the FIB Anti-doping Regulations need to be aware that they cannot just take any drug or medication, or even use […]

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 Uralsky Trubnik!

22.5.2019

Ilja Grachev moves from Hammarby in Sweden to the Russian bronze medallist Uralsky 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 […]

WE SUPPORT “BANDY TO THE OLYMPICS”!

31.1.2019

USA MIRACLE ON ICE HOCKEY TEAM 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 all know about Bandy and some of us have […]

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 […]

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