Ice hockey: Doug Christiansen resigns as Great Britain coach

Doug Christiansen has resigned as head coach of Great Britain with immediate effect after 11 months in charge.

Christiansen, 36, was unable to lead the team to promotion to Division 1A at this year's World Championship in Lithuania.

He initially combined the role with coaching Sheffield Steelers but was sacked from that position in February.

Christiansen said: "It was truly an honour to coach the national team and I am proud of our accomplishments."