Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Hockey 5s

My dream is to see Hockey 5s in the Olympics, admits Batra

The issue of Hockey 5s one day appearing on the Olympics programme to replace the traditional 11-a-side format saw conflicting views from the International Hockey Federation's top brass at the weekend. World hockey president Narinder Batra held on to his...
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Hockey 5s set for showcase weekend in Lausanne

Such is the freshness of the International Hockey Federation's new concept - Hockey 5s - that it used promotional shots of the 11-a-side game to promote its first senior event of the shortened outdoor format. The FIH confirmed that it...

Oman bids to host first Hockey 5s World Cup in 2023

Oman has emerged as the first nation to publicly announce its bid to host the first Hockey 5s World Cup in 2023. The first edition is slated for October 2023 with 16 men and women teams competing in the joint...

FIH continue to raise Hockey 5s profile as part of calendar strategy

World hockey has confirmed its intention to hold a first senior Hockey 5s tournament - in its own backyard. The FIH will showcase a weekend event on Sep 11 and 12 in Lausanne, Switzerland with further details on teams and...

Roadmap launched towards first Hockey 5s World Cups

The road to the first Hockey 5s World Cup begins its journey this year, Covid permitting, with the first European events planned in July. The European Hockey Federation has launched three elite Hockey 5s tournaments to its calendar, set for...

English indoor season curtailed as home nations set for Hockey5s

By Richard Bright Indoor hockey in England has been cancelled for the 2020/21 winter season after the decision was taken to shelve its Super 6s league and finals, as well as schools and junior club championships due to the ongoing...

FIH to capitalise on Hockey 5s format

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) believes it can capitalise on the success of Hockey 5s at the Youth Olympics. Argentina women and Malaysia men took gold last week in Buenos Aires in a tournament which saw packed crowds, as well...

Why Hockey 5s is not for everyone

Hockey 5s saw packed crowds and plenty of goals at the Youth Olympics as the sport goes from strength to strength at junior level - but it's not for everyone Lapping it up Argentina kept the media waiting after their 3-1...

Argentina women take Youth Olympics Hockey 5s gold

By Richard Bright Argentina made a slice of history on Sunday by defeating India in the Youth Olympics women's final. Their 3-1 victory marked the first time that Argentina had won a youth or senior Olympic gold medal in women's hockey. Having...

Hockey 5s ‘is like rugby sevens’ and will light up Youth Olympics

The Hockey Paper runs the rule over Hockey 5s at the Youth Olympics, which starts this weekend in Argentina 5s is hockey's drive The Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina will feature the quick-paced Hockey 5s version, played on a condensed...
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