NEW DELHI: Twenty weeks? Seriously? The International Hockey Federation (not surprisingly) stated on Tuesday that it is not satisfied with the reply of the Committee of Administrators governing Hockey India, to their previous letter and "cannot accept the turnaround time of 20 weeks" for adopting a new Constitution and put in place a duly recognised and democratically-elected board.
Jul 27, 2022 07:07
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: The deadline to receive nominations for the elections to the position of FIH president and to the four open positions of EB Ordinary Member has been set for 26 August (midnight CEST). The elections will be held on 5 November, during the FIH Congress, which will be staged virtually on 4-5 November.
Jul 21, 2022 14:07
MUMBAI: What is the common factor between Hockey India and the All India Football Federation? The principals assigned by the judiciary to administer the two national sports bodies are the same - Justice (Retd.) Anil Dave and former CEC SY Quraishi. It is also no coincidence that the world bodies running hockey and football respectively - FIH and FIFA - have serious issues with the way HI and AIFF are being managed.
Jul 18, 2022 14:07
NEW DELHI: Veteran sports administrator Narinder Batra on Monday resigned as president of International Hockey Federation (FIH) with immediate effect and also gave up his membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). In three separate letters, Batra officially tendered his resignations from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), IOC and FIH respectively.
Jun 27, 2022 17:06
NEW DELHI: Veteran sports administrator and FIH president Narinder Batra was on Friday ordered to stop functioning as Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president by the Delhi High Court "in a contempt proceeding", a month after it asked him to relinquish the top job. A vacation bench of Justice Dinesh Sharma passed the order on a contempt petition filed by Olympian and hockey World Cup winner Aslam Sher Khan.
May 17, 2022 17:05
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) launched Tuesday an invitation to tender (ITT) for the broadcasting rights of the next FIH events cycle (2023-2026). This ITT concerns the following events:
Jan 12, 2022 19:01
NEW DELHI: In a roller coaster of a year for Indian Hockey when anticipation from fans reached a fever pitch before the Tokyo Olympics 2020, the performance of the Indian team at the quadrennial Games did not disappoint as the Indian Men's Hockey Team went on to clinch the historic Bronze Medal in August 2021.
Jan 11, 2022 18:01
LAUSANNE: While February’s planned FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup Belgium 2022 event has been cancelled due to the Omicron variant of COVID-19, there is still plenty of international hockey set to take place in 2022.
Jan 11, 2022 17:01
LAUSANNE: Meeting Monday virtually for the first time in 2022, the executive board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) have decided that the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup, which was initially scheduled to be played in December 2021 but had to be put “on hold” due to the Omicron variant outbreak, will be staged from 2 to 13 April at the originally planned venue, the North-West University of Potchefstroom
Jan 06, 2022 17:01
NEW DELHI: The year 2021 was a memorable one for India Men's and Women's Hockey teams capped off by some remarkable performances. International Hockey Federation (FIH) are conducting a poll to give fans a chance to vote for their Favourite Match of 2021 and India Men's Hockey Team, Women's Hockey Team and Junior Men's Hockey team have all been featured in the prestigious category.
Jan 05, 2022 19:01
LAUSANNE: The shortlist of athletes for The World Games Athlete of the Year in 2021 award has just been revealed by The World Games. The International Hockey Federation has nominated India’s goalkeeper PR Sreejesh for the award, public voting for which kicks off from 10 January on.