Pakistan Hockey Federation to push for revival of bilateral ties against India at 47th FIH Congress in May
Pakistan Hockey Federation officials will be taking up the issue of resuming bilateral series against India at neutral venues on the sidelines of the 47th International Hockey Federation (FIH) Statutory Congress.
The FIH Congress was originally scheduled for last year but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, handing Batra an extended first term.
The FIH Congress is scheduled to be held here in May, but there is a possibility the meeting could be held virtually due to travel restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The FIH further said it will keep monitoring the global health situation closely and come out with new dates for these matches after consultation with the stakeholders.
India will play Argentina on 10 and 11 April next year in the revamped Pro League.
One representative from each of the Hockey India's 31 state member units got an opportunity to understand the basics of developing a facilities strategy, understand the different field and surfacing options and identify additional features to consider when planning a new hockey facility during the course of the three-hour workshop
IOA vice president Sudhanshu Mittal says FIH clean chit to Narinder Batra is eyewash, insists on fresh probe
IOA vice-president Sudhanshu Mittal has said that the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) clean chit to president Narinder Batra on his complaint of irregularity was an eyewash, insisting that his allegation should be probed as per FIH's statutes.
Balbir Singh Sr will be remembered not only as an outstanding player, but one greatly dedicated to our sport, says FIH
The FIH paid glowing tributes to legendary Balbir Singh Sr, who passed away on Monday, describing the three-time Olympic gold winner as an outstanding player who dedicated his life to the sport.
Coronavirus Outbreak: FIH says resumption of competitive hockey depends on local conditions in member countries
According to a top FIH official said while a vaccine is needed to 'return to normal competition', restarting the sport at different levels is dependent on conditions in various member nations
Coronavirus Outbreak: International Hockey Federation says sport can fully resume only after development of vaccine for COVID-19
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) believes global competition among its member countries will be possible only during the last stage of the process, the timeline of which cannot be set
Narinder Batra backtracks on statement regarding extension of tenure as FIH chief, say polls will happen in October
International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Narinder Batra on Sunday backtracked on his statement that his tenure is set for extension due to the postponement of FIH elections to 2021, saying that the polls "as of now" will go ahead in October this year.
International Hockey Federation extend second season of Pro League after postponement of matches amidst COVID-19 pandemic
Season 2 of the Pro League was set to run from January to June 2020 and around one-third of the matches were completed by early March before the escalating COVID-19 crisis brought the competition to a standstill
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian hockey team FIH Pro League fixtures against New Zealand postponed due to travel restrictions
Indian hockey team was scheduled to host New Zealand for the two-leg tie on 23 and 24 May in Bhubaneswar. New Zealand, in fact, have also cancelled their trip to China.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Former Indian hockey player Ashok Diwan seeks government aid after getting stranded in United States
Ministry sources confirmed that Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has received the letter written by Ashok Diwan and has forwarded the same to the Ministry of External Affairs.
Hockey India informed about the postponement of the events which were a part of its Annual Calendar for Training and Competitions
Tokyo Olympics 2020: After announcement of new dates, Indian Olympic Association asks NSFs to start planning
The Indian Olympic Association on Monday asked all the national sports federations to chalk out training programmes to prepare their athletes for the Tokyo Games, postponed to next summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak: India men's hockey team continues to practice in closed, safe environment, says coach Graham Reid
Reid lauded the steps taken by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Hockey India (HI) amid the ever-rising danger posed by the coronavirus outbreak.
The International Hockey Federation on Thursday extended its suspension of all Pro League matches, including fixtures involving India, to 17 May owing to the COVID-19 pandemic that has led to over 9,000 deaths across the world.
Hockey India joins 38-member World Masters Hockey; former India captain RP Singh appointed convener of HI Masters Committee
Hockey India (HI) on Monday joined 38 other national associations as a member of the World Masters Hockey (WMH).
The Hockey Insider: Indian domination of FIH looks set to continue as Narinder Batra's opponents yield ground
Incumbent FIH President Narinder Batra is in pole position to become the chief of the international hockey federation for another term as his detractors, primarily from Europe, are in complete disarray, reports The Hockey Insider.