2017 Hockey Stars Award winners announced in Berlin

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) revealed the 2017 Hockey Stars Awards winners, recognising the sport's top performers from last year at a glitzy event at stilwerk in Berlin, Germany this evening. Argentina’s Delfina Merino was voted 2017 Female Player of the Year while Belgium’s Arthur...

FIH President elected as IOA President

Narinder Batra
60-year-old Dr. Narindar Batra International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra has been elected as president of the Indian Olympic Association. Batra secured 142 votes while his rival Anil Khanna got 13 in the two-way contest. His election to the top post was rendered a...

Sydney 2000 Olympic captain appointed as FIH Sport and Development Director

Jon Wyatt hockey
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced the appointment of Jon Wyatt as Sport and Development Director, who will take up his position in the FIH Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland in April 2018. The Olympian earned 195 caps for England and Great Britain during a...

Exciting times for FIH, Youtube and the industry as a whole

Even as other forms of entertainment have digitised rapidly in recent years, sports for the most part have remained carefully locked in the walled garden of cable subscriptions and all-access digital passes. But a surprising new player in sports broadcasting is soon changing that: YouTube. These...

FIH publishes new standards to increase consistency and quality of Hockey fields across world

Hockey Pitches
  Building on the success of the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has launched new standards for hockey turfs, hockey fields and Hockey5s courts.  The Programme is also in-line with the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Olympic Agenda 2020 recommendations to...

FIH seeing Oman as home venue for Pakistan hockey

FIH Seeing Oman
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is considering Oman to be the home venue for Pakistan to play matches. In 2019, the schedule of international hockey will be changed with Champions Trophy to be scrapped and home and away matches will be introduced. Welcoming the...

FIH has decided that a majority of Indo-Pak hockey history should be erased

HIGHLIGHTS The history of India-Pakistan encounters goes back to their first clash in the 1956 Olympic Games final FIH has decided that a majority of this hockey history should be erased Hosts at international tournament await an India-Pakistan match to boost their ticket sales. An...

FIH set to revolutionise how sports grounds are used around the world.

World Rugby, FIFA and the International Hockey Federation (FIH) have developed a ground-breaking protocol for multi-surface playing fields that could revolutionise how shared sports grounds are used and enjoyed around the world. After many years working together on this project, including detailed discussions with industry...

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