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.
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.
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
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.
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.