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Narinder Batra outlines ‘Team 11 for hockey’ in FIH presidency bid

Narinder Batra has launched his election manifesto as he seeks to carry on as International Hockey Federation president on May 22. Batra's 'Team 11 for hockey' outlines his steps to take hockey to the next level for what he hopes...

World hockey to vote on gender-neutral terms

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) will decide on approving gender-neutral terms in its statutes at next month's Congress. While hockey has already seen mixed gender umpiring in the Pro League and women's matches take equal preference at major tournaments on...

World hockey challenges industry on waterless turf

World hockey's vision on playing on pitches without the need to water remains a priority despite the pandemic. In 2018, the FIH challenged the synthetic turf industry to develop surfaces that play the way the sport wants without using watering. It...

FIH presidency: Marc Coudron aims to put players, clubs back at heart of hockey

Outgoing Belgium Hockey president Marc Coudron says the pandemic revaluated his desire to go for the top job in world hockey. Coudron, a former 358-cap international with the Red Lions, will go head-to-head with current president Narinder Batra for the...

Narinder Batra bids to run for second world hockey presidency term

President Narinder Batra has confirmed his bid to run for a second term at the helm of world hockey. Ahead of May's polls during the International Hockey Federation congress, Batra outlined his intention to stand for re-election in a letter...

World hockey accounts reveal losses in 2019

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) lost more than £519,000 in 2019, according to the governing body's latest financial figures. In the last FIH auditors report, released in late 2019, the financial statement revealed that TV production costs were ‘under-estimated’ while...

Hockey retains social media Olympic ranking as younger sports make hay

In a year where the digital sphere played a leading hand in virtual engagement, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) retained its position in the top 10 of most followed Olympic sports in the annual social media rankings of Olympic...

World hockey awards cancelled until 2022

A hockey year blighted by the coronavirus pandemic has seen the cancellation of world hockey's annual Hockey Stars Awards. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) cancelled its flagship awards last month but will continue to stage the awards from 2022. FIH chief...

World hockey sets in motion gender equality policy

By Cassie Worth World hockey has ratified its own gender equality policy which aims to have a 50-50 split across its executive and committees off the field of play. Last year it was revealed that the FIH had the highest female...

FIH launches Watch.Hockey app to boost fan engagement

By Cassie Worth World hockey has launched its latest digital offering - Watch.Hockey - which it says will be the new online home of hockey across the globe. The FIH teamed up with Nagra, a global streaming solutions outfit, to create...
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England Hockey sets out latest roadmap in welcome club boost

Car sharing is set to be allowed, clubhouses can open and there is a welcome back for spectators from...
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