Sunday, July 21, 2024

Hockey World Cup 2026: FIH reverses decision on waterless pitches

Danger and an inconsistent dry pitch led to world hockey bosses cancelling plans for the 2026 men’s and women’s World Cup to be played on waterless artificial turf.

The new pitch, which was recently on show at the Hockey5s World Cup, was due to be played at Wavre and Amstelveen for hockey’s showpiece event.

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