FIH rejects interim settlement between HI-IHF

FIH has dealt a major blow to Sports Ministry`s effort of reconciliation between HI and IHF rejecting the interim "working relationship" between the two bodies.

FIH mulling IPL-style professional league in India

Inspired by the huge success of IPL, the International Hockey Federation is mulling on launching a franchise-based professional league in India from 2013.

Lack of club culture no issue in India hosting world event: FIH

Any team like a company, a university or an institution can participate in the World Inter-Club Championships 2013.

FIH looks at India to host inaugural World Inter-Club hockey

International Hockey Federation president Leandro Nerge said that India has offered to host the inaugural edition of the World Inter-Club Championship in 2013.

FIH Champions Trophy in Delhi from December 3-11

The prestigious Men`s Champions Trophy Hockey tournament will be held in New Delhi from December 3-11, the FIH announced on Friday.

Unfazed WSH organisers threaten legal action against FIH

Unperturbed by the FIH diktat asking member countries to either stay away from the World Series Hockey or risk Olympic exclusion, the organisers of the league said they will "go ahead" as planned.

FIH bars players, National Associations from WSH

FIH has threatened
to bar players and National Associations from participating in
Olympics, if they associate themselves with the WSH.

Pakistan keen on reviving hockey series with India

Pakistan`s hockey chiefs plan to push for the revival of bilateral matches against India during next month`s International Hockey Federation (FIH) meet in Switzerland.

CGF seeks advice on Indian hockey team’s participation in CWG

The Commonwealth Games Federation has written a letter to FIH seeking advice on the Indian Hockey team’s participation in the Commonwealth Games.

HI questions legality of IWHF meet on Saturday

Hockey India questioned the validity of the meeting called by the Indian Women`s Hockey Federation and said such a step taken by IWHF officials was illegal as the FIH had derecognised the federation way back in 2000.

FIH planning to introduce 2 wild card entries in CT: Bajwa

is planning to introduce two wild card entries in the
Champions Trophy from next year which will increase the number
of competing teams in the prestigious event from six to eight,
PHF secretary Asif Bajwa.

FIH considers us sole representative of Indian hockey: HI

Hockey India claimed that the International Hockey Federation (FIH) recognises it as the sole representative of the game in the country.

FIH to allocate one tournament to India every year

Lured by commercial success of the just-concluded men’s World Cup, the International Hockey Federation has decided to allot one world-level tournament to India every year for next fours years.

FIH gives May 31 deadline for HI elections

International Hockey Federation
on Thursday made it clear that India will have to complete their
elections by May 31, failing which the FIH will have to
consider commencing disaffiliation process under its

Referral system not perfect, admits FIH

After much criticism from all
quarters, the International Hockey Federation accepted
that the newly-introduced referral system has some grey areas
which need to be ironed out before making it a permanent part
of the game.

India top revenue contributor, WC hugely successful: FIH

India contributed a major chunk
of revenue earned by the International Hockey Federation and
the ongoing World Cup here is commercially a huge success, the
FIH said on Wednesday.

India need to institutionalise hockey: FIH coaching director

For India to revive its past glory, the game must be institutionalised to create "proper environment" for improvement, feels International Hockey Federation`s Director of Coaching Tayyab Ikram.

FIH official broadcaster contradicts Charlesworth

FIH official broadcaster on Monday
contradicted Australian coach Ric Charlesworth, saying that
the video umpire has footages shot from 11 angles to take a
correct decision.

FIH denies being harsh on Asian players

International Hockey Federation (FIH) Tuesday refuted charges of being harsh on Asian players and insisted all they want is friendship and fair play.

Shivendra action not deliberate but ban would continue: FIH

International Hockey Federation today reduced the three-match suspension on Indian forward Shivendra Singh for hitting a Pak player to a 2-match ban, saying the action was not deliberate but constituted a level two offence.