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‘Pakistan look at 1980s success, not realising that hockey has totally changed’

Birmingham -- Producing greatness in sports such as hockey and squash is yesteryear when it comes to Pakistan. The Khans in squash and the Pakistan hockey teams until the 1990s enriched sport and made headlines across the globe.  That, unfortunately,...

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 Cup in Jakarta. Japan qualified after beating Pakistan 3-2, while Malaysia and Korea also secured places at hockey's showpiece event. India,...

India v Pakistan to kick start Men’s Asia Hockey Cup

Defendinf champions India and Pakistan will kick off the Hero Men's Asia Cup on Monday with the match anticipated to "reach an all-time high with millions tuning in". The Asia Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia also acts as a World Cup...

Dutchman Siegfried Aikman appointed Pakistan men’s coach

The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed Dutch coach Siegfried Aikman to oversee the national team on a five-year contract. Pakistan are currently preparing for the Asian Champions Trophy, which starts on Tuesday, and will take over from Khawaja Muhammad...

India v Pakistan hockey series talks set

Officials hope to resume the India v Pakistan hockey rivalry with talks of a series resumption at May's FIH Congress. Pakistan Hockey Federation chiefs will hope to make headway with their Indian counterparts in a bid to resume matches at...

Pakistan bids to host international FIH Nations Cup hockey

Pakistan will bid to host the first FIH Nations Cup (men) when the competition format begins in 2022. The men's and women's Nations Cup will comprise the eight nations in the rankings outside those who compete in the Pro League. The...

Pakistan suspended from Hockey Pro League over financial constraints

By The Hockey Paper Pakistan were suspended from the inaugural FIH Pro League on Wednesday after pulling out of the first three matches of the tournament. The FIH said that Pakistan informed the world governing body that they would not be...

Hockey World Cup: Are Pakistan’s victorious 1982 team the greatest?

Pakistan once ruled the world. Ijaz Chaudhry looks back at the last time the Hockey World Cup was played on natural grass. The best ever team or the finest performance by a team is often a favourite topic among lovers...

India men to join FIH Hockey Pro League for 2021 edition

India men will join the FIH Pro League in 2021 as an additional team, it can be confirmed. India men and women had originally been included as participatory Pro League teams before Hockey India pulled out of the global event...

India and Pakistan share Champions Trophy Muscat honours

The chance for one of India and Pakistan to gain bragging rights ahead of next month's men's World Cup was scuppered by bad weather on Sunday. Rather than officials declare India the winners following their earlier success over Pakistan, both...
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TigerTurf’s key hockey role in record-breaking Commonwealth Games

The Kidderminster-based turf specialist TigerTurf had particular reason to be pleased when the Commonwealth Games was announced as being...
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