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FIH outlines face mask recommendations for recreational hockey return

By Rod Gilmour World hockey says that grass-roots sides should have enough individual face masks at penalty corners to avoid sharing when the game returns …

World hockey issues cautious approach to resumption

World hockey hopes that that trans-continental competition will return to normal once a vaccine to combat the coronavirus pandemic is in place. The FIH …

‘Big Stadium Hockey can transcend the sport’

Taking hockey to existing stadia like Twickenham Stoop can change the sport’s visibility, says project lead It started with a hurricane and ended with …

Can FIH and Hockey Pro League prosper amid economic impact?

By Rod Gilmour “Sometimes”, proclaimed the Daily Mail‘s chief sports writer Martin Samuel, “there is great benefit in obscurity. In …

FIH hoping to salvage Hockey Pro League with July matches

The FIH is keeping a flame to this year’s Pro League by exploring the possibility of extending the global tournament into July and August, The Hockey …

Paris 2024 Olympic hockey qualifier matches set for home and away

The Olympic qualifiers for Paris 2024 look set to be played on a home and away format. Seven play-offs over two legs were played for Tokyo 2020 places, with …

Why world hockey has uphill task in tackling reverse hit dangers at junior level

  By Sophie Penney The International Hockey Federation (FIH) says that at grassroots hockey it is struggling to collect sufficient data used to assess …

World hockey could make ball glow to add excitement

By Richard Bright World hockey’s chief admitted that the sport he oversees is “not so cool” as it looks to appeal to a wider audience – …

Manpreet Singh becomes first Indian for 20 years to claim FIH award

Manpreet Singh became the first Indian to win the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) player of the year award. The award capped a memorable 2019 …

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 …