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FIH Hockey Pro League

‘Hockey World Cup must remain priority over Olympics’

By Richard Bright The World Cup must remain the pinnacle of the sport over the Olympics and the looming FIH Pro League, says world hockey chief Thierry Weil. In his first interview since taking over the helm of the International Hockey...

FIH launches Hockey Series with World Cup and Olympic tickets

By The Hockey Paper The International Hockey Federation launched a new global structure this week - the Hockey Series - aimed at future World Cups and Olympic qualification and supporting the development of the sport across the men's and women's...

International hockey players heading into pressured waters ahead of Pro League

Perth - When news broke of the lengthy suspensions for Australian cricket’s disgraced ball tampering trio, it was surprising to hear respected English cricket pundit Simon Hughes criticise Cricket Australia for being too willing to appease a media and...

England Hockey chief Sally Munday dismisses FIH role for domestic focus

Sally Munday, England Hockey's chief executive, has revealed her intentions to see through the growth of hockey in the UK after turning down the opportunity to apply for the vacant role at the International Hockey Federation (FIH). Munday told The...

Beeston and Surbiton clash ‘end of National Hockey League as we know it’

This weekend Beeston and Surbiton will play a crucial top-of-the-table men's Premier Division clash, with a Europe berth up for grabs and play-off spots still very much alive. The season finale could not be much closer. Beeston will open their...

World hockey under scrutiny over FIH Pro League selection process

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs have been asked to iron out concerns ahead of next year’s launch of the Hockey Pro League – which features Great Britain men and women, the Olympic champions – after reports emerged that the...

World series format big shift for England and rivals, says FIH

By Claire Middleton The International Hockey Federation’s new global competition will mean England players travelling as far as Australia or New Zealand to play one meaningful match. The new nine-team format is going to move away from tournament hockey in favour...

Is field hockey a big player in the world of sport?

IT’S megabucks for HIL players, while international teams made up of full-time athletes gain increasing media exposure in mainstream sports coverage. But is hockey really a serious player in the world of professional sport? Before I start, I should probably...
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Final teams secure berths for men’s Hockey World Cup 2023

The 16 teams for the 2023 men's World Cup have now been confirmed following results at the ongoing Asia...
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