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Face risk of suspension by FIH if Pakistan fails to participate in Nations Cup: PHF
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Face risk of suspension by FIH if Pakistan fails to participate in Nations Cup: PHF

Many leading former captains and Olympians of Pakistan appealed to the government to release funds to the PHF so that it could send its team to Potchefstroom in South Africa

Asian Hockey Federation CEO Mohammad Tayyab Ikram elected as new FIH president
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Asian Hockey Federation CEO Mohammad Tayyab Ikram elected as new FIH president

Ikram defeated Marc Coudron of Belgium 79-47 in the 48th FIH Congress held virtually.

Harmanpreet Singh nominated for FIH player of year award; PR Sreejesh, Savita Punia in goalkeepers' categories
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Harmanpreet Singh nominated for FIH player of year award; PR Sreejesh, Savita Punia in goalkeepers' categories

Star Indian drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh was on Tuesday named among five nominees for the Men's Player of the Year honour while PR Sreejesh and Savita Punia figured in the shortlists for the best male and female goalkeeper for the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2021-22

Asian Hockey Federation CEO Ikram, Belgium's Coudrun files nomination for FIH president's post
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Asian Hockey Federation CEO Ikram, Belgium's Coudrun files nomination for FIH president's post

The FIH said in a statement that four positions in the FIH Executive Board will be elected at the Congress, or five if current Board Member Mohammad Tayyab Ikram is elected as president.

Turnaround time of 20 weeks for HI election and adoption of Constitution not acceptable: FIH
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Turnaround time of 20 weeks for HI election and adoption of Constitution not acceptable: FIH

The FIH has already threatened to strip India of the hosting rights of the men's World Cup to be held in twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Rourkela from January 13 to 29.

FIH delegation to visit India in August, CEO says it would be a shame if World Cup is taken away from country
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FIH delegation to visit India in August, CEO says it would be a shame if World Cup is taken away from country

FIH CEO Thierry Weil and Executive Board member Tayyab Ikram, who is also the CEO of Asian Hockey Federation, will be part of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) delegation.

Adopt constitution and hold elections at earliest to ensure staging of World Cup: FIH to CoA
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Adopt constitution and hold elections at earliest to ensure staging of World Cup: FIH to CoA

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) shot off a letter to the Committee of Administrators (CoA), asking it to "expeditiously" draft the new Constitution and conduct elections and said any further delay would jeopardise the World Cup

Egypt's Seif Ahmed appointed as FIH acting president following Narinder Batra's resignation
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Egypt's Seif Ahmed appointed as FIH acting president following Narinder Batra's resignation

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Wednesday appointed Egypt's Seif Ahmed as its acting president following Indian administrator Narinder Batra's resignation from the post.

Hold elections to avoid jeopardising World Cup 2023: FIH to tell Hockey India CoA
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Hold elections to avoid jeopardising World Cup 2023: FIH to tell Hockey India CoA

The executive board of the FIH on Friday took the decision to send an official communication to the CoA at its meeting in Terrassa, Spain on the sidelines of the Women's World Cup.

FIH insists it has 'full trust' in Hockey India, but expects member associations to abide by code
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FIH insists it has 'full trust' in Hockey India, but expects member associations to abide by code

The Delhi High Court last month placed Hockey India under a three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) following its observation that the federation has violated the National Sports Code.

Ukraine pull out of Junior Women's Hockey World Cup, no replacement team announced by FIH
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Ukraine pull out of Junior Women's Hockey World Cup, no replacement team announced by FIH

The FIH further informed that Ukraine will not be replaced, meaning the event will be played with 15 teams, with Pool B comprising of South Africa, England and Ireland. The matches of Ukraine will stand cancelled.

PR Sreejesh named World Games Athlete of the Year, becomes only second Indian to win award
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PR Sreejesh named World Games Athlete of the Year, becomes only second Indian to win award

Sreejesh beat competition from sport climber Alberto Gines Lopez of Spain and Italy's wushu player Michele Giordano for the award.

Four games involving India nominated for FIH Favourite Match of the Year 2021 award
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Four games involving India nominated for FIH Favourite Match of the Year 2021 award

The India men's team scripted history at the Tokyo Games beating Germany 5-4 in a thrilling contest to win bronze after 41 years. That match has been short-listed for the award, besides two matches involving the Indian women's team

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup: Pakistan thrash USA 18-2 to qualify for 9-12th place classification match
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Men's Junior Hockey World Cup: Pakistan thrash USA 18-2 to qualify for 9-12th place classification match

Already out of the knockout stage, it turned out to be a goalfest for Pakistan as Rana (27th, 33rd, 35th, 54th minutes) found the net four times, while Abuzar (14th, 28th, 57th) struck three field goals to toy with USA defence

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Teams, schedule, live streaming and everything else you need to know
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Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Teams, schedule, live streaming and everything else you need to know

Defending champions India will be hosting the Men's Junior World Cup for a third consecutive time, and enter the event as one of the strong favourites.

Hockey India names 24 players for preparatory camp ahead of men's Junior World Cup
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Hockey India names 24 players for preparatory camp ahead of men's Junior World Cup

The junior players were preparing for the showpiece in the camp which was being held in SAI, Bengaluru in a bio bubble over the past few months.

FIH Hockey Junior World Cup to be played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 pandemic
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FIH Hockey Junior World Cup to be played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 pandemic

The junior showpiece event will be played at the Kalinga Stadium here from 24 November to 5 December. Hosts India are the defending champions.

Hockey India withdraws teams from Birmingham CWG citing COVID concerns, discriminatory quarantine rules
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Hockey India withdraws teams from Birmingham CWG citing COVID concerns, discriminatory quarantine rules

Hockey India's decision comes a day after England's withdrawal from the junior men's World Cup in Bhubaneswar over similar reasons.

England pull out of FIH Men's Junior World Cup citing COVID-19 concerns, quarantine protocol
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England pull out of FIH Men's Junior World Cup citing COVID-19 concerns, quarantine protocol

England Hockey said in a statement that it has informed the world hockey governing body, FIH, of its decision to "unfortunately" withdraw from the 24 November - 5 December tournament.