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Hockey Ireland seeks FIH review of video referral system

Hockey Ireland are seeking for world hockey to review its own video referral system following Ireland men’s defeat to Canada which saw them exit the …

India Hockey offered double profits to get 2023 World Cup

Exclusive | By Shahbaz M India’s promise to the International Hockey Federation (FIH) of generating two times more revenue than their closest bid rival …

Australia lead nominations for FIH Hockey Stars Awards

Australia lead the way with five nominations in this year’s FIH Hockey Stars Awards. The Kookaburras have two nominations in the men’s player of …

FIH urges England Hockey to adopt four quarters

By Rod Gilmour World Hockey chiefs hope that England Hockey will still introduce the four quarters rule across the domestic game after a decision to implement …

World hockey needs players’ union body, believes Ireland’s David Harte

By Rod Gilmour Ireland captain David Harte, the two-time world goalkeeper of the year, believes the setting up of a players’ union body should be …

Hockey to remain 11 v 11 at Olympics

By Richard Bright Sense has prevailed once more. We can all breathe a collective sigh of relief. For now, the traditional 11 v 11 game will remain on the …

World hockey open to grass tournaments; water-based pitches stripped for Olympics

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs are open to the idea of international tournaments being played on grass, initially with lower-ranking events. At the FIH …

FIH to capitalise on Hockey 5s format

By The Hockey Paper The International Hockey Federation (FIH) believes it can capitalise on the success of Hockey 5s at the Youth Olympics. Argentina women and …

World hockey turns down Malaysia and India automatic Olympic places

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs will turn down the Asian Hockey Federation’s request that the silver medallists from the Asian Games be awarded Tokyo …

Why football’s VAR needs to add hockey’s challenge system

By The Hockey Paper The football World Cup has provided plenty of entertainment in Russia – and confusion in equal numbers when it’s come to the …