International Hockey Federation

  • Hockey to become 60-minute game from September 1 20-03-2014 06:31 PM

    Lausanne: The international hockey federation (FIH) on Thursday introduced major changes to the structure of the sport including reducing the 70-minute game to 60 minutes comprising four 15-minute quarters instead of two 35-minute halves. The changes will come into effect from September 1. After the first and third quarters there...
  • Star India inks 8-year broadcast deal with FIH 21-01-2014 03:25 PM

    New Delhi: Sports broadcaster Star India on Tuesday announced an eight-year broadcast deal with International Hockey Federation (FIH), during which the world sport body will look to host a major event in India each year. Star India, which runs country's leading sports network Star Sports, will broadcast key FIH events...
  • India to host 2018 men's hockey World Cup 08-11-2013 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: India has been awarded the 2018 men's hockey World Cup, the second time in a span of eight years the country will be hosting the mega event having successfully organised the previous edition three years ago. The 2018 edition will see an expanded field with 16 teams competing...
  • Spain qualify for Hockey World Cup after Germany's Euro triumph 26-08-2013 09:37 AM

    The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Sunday confirmed Spain to be the latest team booking its ticket to the 2014 men's Rabobank Hockey World Cup following Germany's victory in the final of the TriFinance EuroHockey Nations Championships in Boom, Belgium. Germany had already qualified for the World Cup by virtue...
  • South Korean men's team qualify for 2014 Hockey World Cup 18-08-2013 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: South Korea become the eighth men's team to qualify for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup, with four more places up for grabs at the upcoming continental championships in Europe, Asia, Oceania and Africa, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced on Sunday. Korea were confirmed after Argentina, who have...
  • No increase in number of teams in 2014 WC: FIH 04-08-2013 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has turned down former Indian captain Dilip Tirkey's proposal for increasing the number of teams in next year's World Cup. Tirkey had written to FIH president Leandro Negre requesting him to increase the number of participating countries in the next World Cup to...
  • India to host two important FIH events 06-03-2013 08:18 PM

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  • Is hockey's Olympic future in the dark? 14-02-2013 01:40 PM

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  • 'FIH can't interfere in World Series Hockey' 27-11-2011 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: Criticising the FIH (International Hockey Federation) for working with Hockey India (HI) to stop players from participating in the World Series Hockey (WSH), former India coach Harendra Singh said the world body has no right to interfere in a domestic tournament. Harendra, who has been named as the...
  • HI blasts IHF for trying to lure players for WSH 07-10-2011 11:46 PM

    New Delhi: Hockey India lambasted the Indian Hockey Federation for trying to lure players for its unsanctioned World Series Hockey league, saying such efforts by IHF were "blatant anti-national campaign" which will lead to "slow poisoning" of the national game. Even though the event is not recognised by the International...
  • Free Hits: The Fight Over Indian Hockey 21-01-2011 01:49 PM

    This could just be Indian hockey's chance to break out from the obscurity of the past two decades. Nimbus Sport's partnership with the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) to launch World Series Hockey (WSH) league is one more attempt to bring back to centre stage a game that has brought India...
  • India gets 2010 men's World Cup hosting rights 18-07-2008 04:11 PM

    Exactly a year ago to the day, Yuvraj Singh played the last of his 37 Tests. On November 14, 2011 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, the left-hand batsman was dismissed lbw for 25 by West Indies' captain Darren Sammy to end a trouble innings in which was beaten, edged the...
  • FIH cracks the whip on Indian hockey 12-03-2008 05:44 PM

    London: Salman Butt's lawyer on Monday dismissed the case against the former Pakistan test captain, saying there simply isn't enough evidence to find him guilty in the spot-fixing trial in a London court. Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif face charges of conspiracy to cheat, and conspiracy to obtain and...
  • World body out to save Indian hockey 04-02-2007 02:51 PM

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  • World body out to save Indian hockey 04-01-2007 10:33 PM

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