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FIH: Lack of national association vote had big impact on Hockey Stars Awards

In an interview published on the FIH website, chief executive Thierry Weil says world hockey "will work on the future Stars Awards with the global hockey community” after India won all eight categories in 2021 awards Were you expecting so...

‘This is not normal!’ Flawed system makes mockery of FIH Hockey Stars Awards

'Awards, huh, what are they good for? Absolutely nothing…" Edwin Starr might have sung in his 1970 classic. Belgium and the Netherlands might well be thinking the same when they meet in upcoming Pro League matches after the FIH...

FIH to discuss Paris 2024 Olympic hockey qualifiers

World hockey is set to discuss the Olympic qualifier formats for Paris 2024 at its upcoming board meeting. The FIH executive committee has the qualification process for the next Olympics in three years time on its agenda. It has previously been...

FIH reveal nominees for Hockey Stars awards

Fiona Crackles' meteoric rise to the Great Britain women's team has seen the Durham graduate shortlisted for the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21. Crackles, who joined the GB national programme full-time in January, has been nominated in the women's Rising...

Tokyo Olympics: World hockey admits to ‘poor’ video umpire service

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has described as "substandard" the myriad of video review issues experienced so far at the Olympics as world hockey officials defended themselves over the TV production service provided by Tokyo organisers. In an apologetic email...

Tokyo Olympics: All you need to know about the hockey venue turf

The Oi Hockey venue Officially opened in August 2019, all hockey will take place at the Oi Hockey Stadium, located in the waterfront area of Tokyo Bay. Competition will be showcased over two main pitches. The 15,000- capacity (reduced for...

Shared Olympic gold medals if Covid-19 strikes in Tokyo

Olympic hockey finalists will share the gold medal if teams are forced to miss out at the Tokyo Games. That is the scenario world hockey officials hope doesn't arise ahead of these unprecedented Games, FIH chief executive Thierry Weil told...

Tokyo Olympics hockey: Mist fans, heat, match schedule and Oi legacy

All you need to know about the two competition pitches, how players will deal with heat, how the scheduling is organised and Olympic Covid protocols The Hockey Paper hears from Hilary Atkinson, FIH Hockey Pro League & Olympic Games Director...

‘Hockey 5s concept sounds dangerous and will take some converting’

Great Britain's Sam Ward says he has yet to be convinced by Hockey 5s - and he will have to wait a while yet to understand the concept after world hockey postponed its promotional event in September. The International Hockey...

Tokyo Olympics hockey: Losing semi-finalists could play for gold

Defeated hockey semi-finalists at the Tokyo Olympics will play for gold if a team playing in the final is impacted by Covid, while the bronze medal match would not take place. This was the upshot after Sport-Specific Regulations (SSR) were...
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