Swedish hockey players boycott training, tournament over pay

Credit: Seattle Times- Published 1 week ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The leading female hockey players in Sweden are refusing to attend a training camp or play in an upcoming international tournament in Finland over a pay dispute with the country’s federation. The Swedish Ice Hockey Federation says it has been informed of the boycott and is “surprised” at the decision. A...

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