Impressed with the ever-growing popularity of T20 cricket, former India hockey captain Dilip Tirkey has decided to suggest the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to introduce a six-a-side World Cup to popularise the game in new countries.
The recent rule change to award two goals for each field goal scored during the fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) proved beneficial for forwards. During the 2015 HIL players' auction held on Thursday in Delhi, franchises doled out huge sums to acquire the services of goal poachers.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Wednesday announced that it is holding its 45th Congress in Dubai in collaboration with the Dubai Sports Council (DSC) and supported by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hockey Federation.
Former French international hockey player and former President of the Fédération Française de Hockey (FFH) Georges Corbel has passed away at the age of 73, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said on Tuesday.
Former Australia coach Ric Charlesworth and former Dutch coach Max Caldas were awarded the inaugural Coach of the Year for the men's and women's team respectively, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said here on Friday.