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UK gets $100,000 IOC grant for Olympic ice hockey

Updated: January 24, 2013, 2:40 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Britain has received a $100,000 grant from the IOC to help its men's ice hockey team qualify for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

The British Olympic Association says the funds from the IOC's Solidarity Program will go to Ice Hockey UK and help pay for training camps and travel.

Britain has advanced to the final Olympic qualifying tournament from Feb. 7-10 in Riga, Latvia.

Britain, ranked 21st, will be grouped with Latvia, France and Kazakhstan. The winner of the tournament ...

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