Hungary and Denmark finished first and second of the World Women's Championship Division IA to promote to the top division. Sweden and France are relegated from the highest level of international women's hockey.(14 Apr 2019)
On Friday starts the Women's World Championship in Plymouth, Michigan, United States. Yesterday the U.S. Women's National Team and USA Hockey announced that they've reached an agreement so USA will be represented by their best players at the home championship, trying to defend the gold medals.
In exhibition games yesterday Sweden beat Germany 3-2 and Switzerland beat Russia 4-0.
(29 Mar 2017)
SIHF signed Daniela Diaz as new head coach of the Swiss women's team.(14 Dec 2015)
Japan beat Germany in overtime in both relegation games of the Women's World Championship. That means that Japan stays in the elite division while Germany are relegated.(03 Apr 2015)
Japan beat Czech Republic 2-1 to qualify for the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship in Malmö, Sweden.(11 Nov 2014)
The 2015 IIHF World Women's Championship will be played in Sweden. Venue and dates are still to be announced.(05 Oct 2012)
For the first time ever Switzerland won a medal in the World Women's Championship when they beat Finland 6-2 in tonight's Bronze Medal Game.(15 Apr 2012)
As expected both USA and Canada made it to the final of the World Women's Championship in Burlington, Vermont. Canada beat Finland 5-1 in the first semi final and then USA beat Switzerland 10-0. Sweden won the 5th place game against Russia 2-1 in overtime. In the relegation round Germany beat Slovakia 3-1 to stay in the top division.(14 Apr 2012)
United States women routes Canada 9:2 to open the 2012 IIHF Women's World Championships. The Americans opened the scoring 37 seconds in and added four more just over 5 minutes in. Monique Lamoureux-Kolls led the way with 6pts (3+3) handing the Canadians their worse loss.(08 Apr 2012)