85th World Ice Hockey Championship will be held from 21 May to 6 June 2021 and will be played in the capital of Minsk in Belarus and in the capital Riga in Latvia.
The official mascot of the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship is Spiky the Hedgehog.
Group A: Russia, Sweden, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Slovakia, Denmark, Belarus, Great Britain.
The Group A will play at the Minsk Arena in Belarus with a capacity of 15 000 seats.
Group B: Canada, Finland, USA, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Italy, Kazakhstan.
The Groupe B will play at the Arena Riga in Latvia a with a capacity of 10 200 seats.