ballgame on ice played using skates and sticks

Bandy is a sport like ice hockey but with a ball instead of a puck and on a larger field. It is played on ice. The rules are much like the rules for association football.

Women playing bandy for their countries, Finland and Norway

There are 11 players on each team. The game is 90 minutes long with 45 minutes in each half, like association football (soccer). The size of the bandy field is the same as in association football.

The rules are set by the Federation of International Bandy.



There are 32 countries in the Federation of International Bandy.

Bandy World Championship for men has been played recurringly since 1957.

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