Friday, April 16, 2021

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The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to postpone the announcement of the World Cup 2022-23 hosts to the Executive Board meeting scheduled on 8-9 November 2019. This decision was made after having received a request from several bidding countries to delay the decision on the 2022-2023 FIH World Cups...
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) was invited at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s two-day conference on Safeguarding Sport from Corruption held on 3-4 September in Vienna, Austria, to speak about lessons learned from its efforts on strengthening good governance and integrity within hockey. Among the high-profile speakers...
Australia, one of the competitors for the women's hockey world cup, dropped out of the World Cup bidding, leaving only German, New Zealand and India in the running to be chosen to bid by the International Federation of Hockey. While, more nations have expressed interest to host the world cup,...
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International Women's Day gives the global hockey community the perfect opportunity to showcase and celebrate some of the great work being carried out by women across the world. Many of the women celebrated during our week-long recognition of achievements have become leaders within our sport and are the driving forces...
The much awaited women's hockey world rankings have finally been released by the FIH. As per the latest rankings, the biggest gainers on the table are the Russia women's hockey team and the Canada women's hockey team. Both have had an impressive jump ⁠— climbing four and three places each...
Following the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to next year, and therefore hockey Continental Championships having to be rescheduled, the FIH Executive Board, after consultation with the Continental Federations and the FIH Athletes Committee, has reviewed the qualification process for the 2022/23 FIH Hockey World Cups. This new...
The much awaited men's hockey world rankings have finally been released by the FIH. As per the latest rankings, the biggest gainers on the table are the Wales and the Oman men's hockey team who have moved up seven and six places each. Wales currently sit 18th on the table, while...
Lausanne, Switzerland: Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic still going on, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the Belgian Hockey Association have jointly decided to postpone the upcoming FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup - initially scheduled to be played in February 2021 - to 2-6 February 2022, in order...
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The International Hockey Federation (FIH) will do away with its Hockey Series events after this year to enable its member associations to focus more on continental qualifiers and championships, the game’s governing body said on Tuesday. Insisting that the inaugural edition of the ongoing FIH Pro League has been a...
FIH, the world governing body of hockey, will live stream all the matches for the Hockey Olympic Qualifier games on their live-stream platform FIH.LIVE 14 teams each for the men’s and women’s will battle in what is the final chance for teams to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics which...
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On April 26th 2019, some of world’s best hockey players and teams will battle it out at the FIH Hockey Series Finals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. And while the competition is fierce, players and coaches are requested to take some time out to visit the FIH’s interactive educational anti-doping outreach...
International Hockey Federation (FIH) President Narinder Batra has take up another role as President of the FIH's Development and Charity arm - "The Hockey Foundation" Dr. Batra takes over from Leandro Negre, the Spanish President who led the FIH from 2008 to 2016. Leandro Negre's four year term came to an...
India born, Col (Dr.) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak, an expert in Sports Traumatology and Sports and Exercise Physiology, has been named as the Chair of FIH Health and Safety Committee by the FIH Executive Board recently. A native of Bhubaneswar, Col (Dr.) Nayak who has extensively trained in Sports Traumatology &...
FIH CEO Thierry Weil and World Masters Hockey (WMH) President Sean Curran signed on 6 November a ground-breaking MoU that will bring all the masters hockey under a single organization within the global FIH hockey community. The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the FIH Executive Board meeting in...
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday announced the composition of its commissions for 2019. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) was delighted to learn that EB members Marijke Fleuren and Tayyab Ikram have been re-appointed as IOC Commission members. The President of the European Hockey Federation will continue her mission within the...

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