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.
In addition to the five-a-side tournament to restart hockey in the country, the Pakistan Hockey Federation has also decided to grant a one-time bonus to 30 players to cope with the COVID-19 crisis.
Muhammad Rizwan Senior will lead Pakistan in the two-match do-or-die FIH Olympic Qualifiers against the Netherlands to be held later this month in Amsterdam.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has no plans to conduct the Olympic qualifying matches between India and Pakistan in Europe if the arch-rivals draw each other in the battle for a 2020 Tokyo Games berth.
Asif Bajwa said that he is open to Pakistan playing India either at home or away or if need be, at a neutral venue
Asif Bajwa appointed secretary-general of Pakistan Hockey Federation in place of under-fire Shahbaz Ahmed
Olympian Asif Bajwa was reappointed officially as the secretary-general of the Pakistan Hockey Federation in Karachi on Tuesday replacing the legendary Shahbaz Ahmed.
FIH imposes hefty fine on cash-strapped Pakistan Hockey Federation for failing to honour Pro League commitments
Just recently, the PHF was forced to postpone its National Hockey Championship in Karachi which was due to begin from 20 April for the same reason
Shahbaz Ahmed back as Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary after governing body turns down resignation
Shahbaz had tendered his resignation after Pakistan's dismal performance in the World Cup in India last December but his resignation has now been rejected.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Pakistan captain Muhammad Rizwan lashes out at management after team's dismal performance
Rizwan said that whenever foreign coaches had been brought in they had tried to improve the system and structure of hockey in the team and performance of players had improved.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Pakistan aim to win fifth title after navigating past funding and administrative issues
For several weeks, it appeared as though Pakistan would not be amongst the teams competing at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneshwar, as discontent continued to grow within the squad over months of unpaid dues to players and staff.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Pakistan squad successfully clear visa, sponsorship issues after turbulent few weeks
Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Shahbaz Ahmed confirmed that the issues have been sorted, though the new head coach Tauqir Dar is still awaiting his Indian visa.
Pakistan's participation in Hockey World Cup confirmed after PSL team owner Javed Afridi's sponsorship of cash-strapped PHF
The Pakistan Hockey Federation had earlier warned that if the government didn't give a grant of 80 million rupees it would jeopardise Pakistan's participation in the World Cup.
Asian Champions Trophy: Malaysia coach Roelant Oltmans on India's chances of Tokyo Olympics qualification, Pakistan's woes and more
Ahead of the Asian Champions Trophy, former India coach Roelant Oltmans talks to Firstpost about the Indian hockey team's chances of making it to the Tokyo Olympics, Pakistan team's problems and his new gig as coach of Malaysia.
Pakistan hockey coach Roelant Oltmans feels his team has less than five percent chance of winning Champions Trophy
"We need to bring about major improvements in these two areas if Pakistan is to surge ahead in the world rankings," Oltmans said.
It would be Oltmans' second stint with Pakistan hockey after he coached the team in 2003-2004 till the Athens Olympics, in which Pakistan finished fifth.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Pakistan in talks with hockey coach Roelant Oltmans to take charge before event
Oltmans, who has coached the team before in 2003-2004, was in Oman where Pakistan is playing a triangular tournament with Japan and the hosts.
The Pakistan Hockey Federation has extended an invitation to FIH president Narinder Batra to visit Karachi and Lahore next month for the matches to be played by a visiting international eleven side.
Pakistan's hockey team will not travel to India for World Cup unless assured of security, says PHF president
Khalid Khokar made it clear that Pakistan team should be guaranteed top security during the World Cup in India
Pakistan hockey officials to meet FIH president Narinder Batra to discuss participation in 2018 World Cup
Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) officials will meet with the FIH President Narendra Batra in Dubai on 10 September to discuss participation of the Pakistan in next year's World Cup, to be held in India
PHF President, Brigadier (retd) Khalid Khokar is confident that Hasan is in a position to rekindle the fortunes of the Pakistan national team.