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 end in July and he was subsequently replaced by Dr. Batra.
Dr Batra who is also the President of the Indian Olympic Association, is one of few sports administrators who hold the position of International sports federation and National Olympic Committee Presidency at the same time.
FIH is yet to release an official statement regarding Dr. Batra’s appointment.