Tuesday, April 13, 2021

FIH News

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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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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...
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Following 12 months of painstaking research, analysis and testing, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) is delighted to reveal details of the new FIH World Ranking system that will be employed from 1 January 2020. The fresh approach – which has been approved by the FIH Executive Board – sees a...
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...
On the occasion of its last meeting of the year today in Lausanne, the Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has selected India to host the 2023 FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup (13-29 January 2023) and Spain and the Netherlands to co-host the 2022 FIH Hockey Women’s...
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, 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...
The FIH Executive Board (EB), chaired by FIH President Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra, held its last meeting of the year on 8-9 November at its offices in Lausanne, Switzerland, where it selected India to host the 2023 FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup (13-29 January 2023) and Spain and the...
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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...
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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...
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...
FIH News: FIH Academy in collaboration with Hockey India to conduct a series of courses
The International Hockey Federation Academy ( FIH Academy) in collaboration with hockey India will be conducting a series of courses for Technical Officials, Umpires and aspiring Coaches on the sidelines of the FIH Men's Series Finals Bhubaneswar Odisha 2019 event. FIH Academy Technical Official Educator Iain Dugald Mckay, FIH Academy...
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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