Nagano gold Olympic ice hockey squad to get together on anniversary


Most of the members of the winning Czech Olympic ice hockey team from Nagano will get together in Prague on February 5 to mark the 20th anniversary of their victory.

The reunion has been arranged to mark what is seen as a key moment not just in sporting but also national history, according to the national ice hockey association which is organising the event.

Seventeen of the 23-strong squad which won gold have promised to take part as well most of the back-up team. One notable exception will by Jaromír Jágr, still playing for the Calgary Flames.