PAKISTAN HOCKEY FEDERATION

  • Would take up Champions Trophy issue with FIH: Pakistan Hockey Federation 2 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Hockey Federation has said it would take up the issue of behaviour of tournament director at the recent Champions Trophy in India with the International Hockey Federation (FIH). PHF secretary Rana Mujahid told reporters in Lahore after the Congress of the federation that it was decided to take...
  • Would take up Champions Trophy issue with FIH: PHF 2 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Hockey Federation has said it would take up the issue of behaviour of tournament director at the recent Champions Trophy in India with the International Hockey Federation (FIH). PHF secretary Rana Mujahid told reporters in Lahore after the Congress of the federation that it was decided to take...
  • Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary August 29, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Rana Mujahid is "frustrated" that the national sport is struggling to lure sponsors due to lack of international success in recent years and felt the scene was much better in India. "We feel frustrated ourselves as sponsors are reluctant to invest in a sport which has...
  • Olympian Shahnaz Shaikh to coach Pakistan hockey team April 17, 2014

    Karachi: In a bid to pull Pakistan out of their recent slump, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed Olympian Shahnaz Shaikh as the senior teams' coach. Pakistan failed to qualify for the World Cup to be held in the Netherlands in June - a humiliating first for the four-time former...
  • Bilateral hockey series with Pakistan unlikely this year April 8, 2014

    Pakistan might be keen to revive the bilateral hockey series against India this year but Hockey India is not too optimistic about a 2014 date and feels 2015 would be ideal to renew the event between the two neighbouring nations. Top officials of Pakistan Hockey Federation had recently announced separate schedules...
  • Pakistan keen on having hockey series with India January 14, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Tuesday said it has resumed talks with the Indian hockey authorities to have a bilateral series as soon as possible. PHF president, Akhtar Rasool, told during a media briefing in Lahore that he was keen to have a bilateral series with India in both...
  • Former Pakistan hockey players demand sacking of PHF officials August 31, 2013

    Karachi: Former players on Saturday called for the sacking of Pakistan Hockey Federation officials after the country failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in history. As the beleaguered PHF officials tried to cope with Pakistan hockey's one of the darkest hours, Olympians and fans have...
  • Shakeel Abbasi asked to rejoin training camp July 26, 2013

    Karachi: Olympian Shakeel Abbasi, who had been asked to leave the camp for fasting during training, has been asked to rejoin the preparations for the forthcoming Asia Cup in Malaysia. A Pakistan Hockey Federation official on Friday informed that the chief coach Akhtar Rasool, who had expelled Abbasi from the training...
  • Indian government says 'No' to Indo-Pak hockey series March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The home-and-away series to revive the India-Pakistan bilateral hockey ties after nearly seven years was called off on Friday after the Indian government refused to give it a green signal owing to security reasons. "The bilateral series between India and Pakistan has been cancelled as the Ministry of Exetrnal...
  • India to host Pakistan for hockey series in April March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan hockey team will step into India for a five-match series beginning April 5, which will end the seven-year hiatus of bilateral series between the two archrivals. The tour will see Pakistan take on India in five matches in Ranchi, Lucknow, Delhi, Mohali and Jalandhar from April...
  • Fund crunch may force Pakistan to skip Azlan Shah February 19, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan will not be able to send their national team for Azlan Shah tournament in Malaysia next month and the junior team to Singapore unless the government released the promised funds, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has said. PHF secretary, Asif Bajwa said that the financial position of the body was...
  • Like cricket, IndoPak hockey series will be successful: PHF January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the success of the recentlyconcluded IndiaPakistan bilateral cricket series, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) and players are confident that the upcoming hockey series between the traditional archrivals will be a huge hit. India and Pakistan will resume bilateral hockey ties after seven years in MarchApril this year....
  • Pakistan, India set for resumption of hockey ties December 19, 2012

    Karachi: After the resumption of bilateral ties in cricket, the Pakistan and Indian hockey federations are also moving in the same direction. The PHF announced on Wednesday that bilateral hockey ties would be restored between the two countries in 2013. Although no dates were given when the bilateral series would resume...
  • PHF names Imran as Pakistan captain for Champions Trophy November 14, 2012

    Karachi: The Pakistan Hockey Federation has appointed experienced defender, Mohammad Imran as the captain for next month's Champions Trophy that will be held in Melbourne, Australia. Imran has replaced the highprofile Sohail Abbas, who was captain of the team during the London Olympics but has been dropped after Pakistan finished seventh...
  • PHF claims HI wants to finalise bilateral series August 27, 2012

    Lahore: Under tremendous pressure following Pakistan hockey team's seventhplace finish at the London Olympics, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Monday tried to deflect the criticism by claiming that Hockey India (HI) had invited them to formalise a regular bilateral hockey series between the two countries. "Yes, Hockey India wants us...
  • Hockey India proposes IndoPak Champions Cup June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The growing thaw in IndoPak bilateral ties is spilling over to the sporting field with Hockey India (HI) proposing an annual eightteam tournament featuring the top four domestic sides of both the countries, starting this year. HI is all set to invite its Pakistani counterparts for a meeting later...
  • 'Stay away from WSH or face 5year bans' December 26, 2011

    Lahore: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Monday threatened to impose fiveyear bans on players who opt to play in the unsanctioned tournaments such as the muchhyped World Series Hockey (WSH), planned in India. The decision was taken at PHF's General Council meeting, where it also decided that the federation would...
  • Pakistan stops hockey team travelling to India January 3, 2009

    Karachi: Pakistan's government has stopped the national hockey team taking part in a tournament in India because of security concerns amid the simmering tension between the neighbours over November's militant attacks in Mumbai. "Until the relations and conditions improve between the two countries, the sports ministry believes it is not...