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World hockey inks esports game for 2021 release

The FIH believes that participation won't suffer on the pitch after a five-year deal was inked to produce the sport's first official hockey manager game on mobile. A partnership was inked with Swedish gaming outfit Gold Town Games, which plans...

World hockey remain buoyant on finances despite Pro League losses

Thierry Weil, the International Hockey Federation chief executive, has said that there was "no risk" of the world governing body becoming insolvent. The FIH faced questions on its finances at its virtual Congress over the weekend - including two financial...

‘Divided’ FIH: Narinder Batra retains world hockey presidency in tight vote

India's Narinder Batra retained presidency of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Saturday after a closely-fought, two vote win against Marc Coudron, of Belgium. Batra held on for a second term at the helm of world hockey, defeating Coudron by...

No water and growing hockey: FIH candidate Marc Coudron sets out presidency aims

Marc Coudron, vying for world hockey presidency on Saturday, doesn’t proclaim to be an engineer but he will contact the heads of Fifa and World Rugby with the aim of tackling the issue of waterless pitches head on as...

World hockey aims to broaden reach in esports and gaming

World hockey says the sport "has to find its place" among the major sports when it comes to esports and gaming, writes Richard Bright. The first-ever Olympic-licensed event for physical and non-physical virtual sports started this week, running until June...

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...
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UK summer hockey camps: Williams Hockey Coaching

The aim of Williams Hockey Coaching is to give players, no matter what their level or age, a clear...
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