The hockey team of Ukraine Eduard Zakharchenko and Vladimir Varivoda suspended indefinitely for the attempted delivery of the world Cup, the official site of Federation of hockey of Ukraine.
In the last match of the world championship in division 1A, the Ukrainians lost the shootout against South Korea 1:2. The Ukrainian team left in division 1B, Koreans for the first time in history reached the elite of world hockey.
The two players admitted that they received 30 thousand dollars to secure the victory against South Korea with a difference of at least two goals.
Vice President of FHU Georgy Zubko said that hockey players have violated the Code of conduct of the IIHF.
The statement of the Federation States that «the mere fact of writing such receipts — a violation of the norms of the ice hockey Federation of Ukraine and the International ice hockey Federation».