India's Deepa Kumari promoted as international hockey umpire
India's Deepa Kumari promoted as international hockey umpire

India's Deepa Kumari has been promoted as the international hockey umpire by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Umpiring Committee.

FIH promotes Deepa Kumari as international outdoor umpire

 India's Deepa Kumari has been accorded an international outdoor umpire status by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

French hockey legend Georges Corbel passes away
French hockey legend Georges Corbel passes away

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.

Charlesworth, Caldas win men's and women's Coach of the Year awards
Charlesworth, Caldas win men's and women's Coach of the Year awards

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.

Sardar Singh promises to make Indian hockey more attractive in 2015
Sardar Singh promises to make Indian hockey more attractive in 2015

Captain Sardar Singh Wednesday promised to make Indian hockey team's style of play more attractive and enjoyable to watch for the fans next year.

Would take up Champions Trophy issue with FIH: Pakistan Hockey Federation
Would take up Champions Trophy issue with FIH: Pakistan Hockey Federation

 The Pakistan Hockey Federation has said it would take up the issue of behaviour of tournament director at the recent Champions Trophy in India with the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

Hockey India ends all ties with arch-rivals Pakistan
Hockey India ends all ties with arch-rivals Pakistan

Hockey India announced on Sunday of its decision to end all ties with Pakistan after their players made obscene gestures towards Indian fans and media after their win over India in the semi-final clash of Champions Trophy.

FIH chief Leandro Negre defends eight-team format in CT
FIH chief Leandro Negre defends eight-team format in CT

The new format of the Champions Trophy might have come in for criticism from some coaches but International Hockey Federation President Leandro Negre on Saturday defended it, saying that increasing the number of teams to eight has raised television viewership of the tournament.

Coaches unhappy with 8-team format in Champions Trophy, want old system
Coaches unhappy with 8-team format in Champions Trophy, want old system

The new format of the men's Champions Trophy hockey competed by eight countries today came in for criticism from the coaches of the participating teams who all feel that the current system was "unfair" and want to return to the old six-team format.

International Hockey Federation allows defenders to use metal grills during penalty corner
International Hockey Federation allows defenders to use metal grills during penalty corner

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to allow the defenders wear protective metal grills while trying to stop the powerful dragflicks during penalty corner conversion.

FIH gives its President's Award to Narinder Batra
FIH gives its President's Award to Narinder Batra

 In an honour for Narinder Batra, the Hockey India chief has been awarded the prestigious President's Award by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) at the conclusion of its Congress here.

Big honour to lead India in Asiad opening ceremony: Sardar Singh
Big honour to lead India in Asiad opening ceremony: Sardar Singh

The honour to carry India's flag in the opening ceremony of 17th Asian Games couldn't have come at a better time for hockey team skipper Sardar Singh, who feels it will not only spur him but the entire squad to break its 16-year gold jinx in the continental event.

New rule will work in our favour in Asian Games: P R Sreejesh
New rule will work in our favour in Asian Games: P R Sreejesh

With new rules set to be introduced in the upcoming Asian Games, India's vice captain P R Sreejesh feels the change in format will work in their favour in Incheon as they have hands-on experience of playing a game of four quarters, courtesy Hockey India League.

Six African teams for Nairobi World Hockey League

Six teams have confirmed participation in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World Hockey League Series in Nairobi from Sep 2-7.

Chile to host Women`s Junior World Cup in 2016

Chile will host the Women`s Junior World Cup in 2016, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said on Thursday.

Father of Malaysian Hockey, Sultan Azlan Shah passes away

The President of the Asian Hockey Federation, Sultan Azlan Shah passed away on Wednesday at the age of 86.

Sardar candidate for FIH Athletes` Committee elections

India captain Sardar Singh is among the 15 male candidates for the Athletes` Committee elections of the international hockey federation (FIH).

FIH decides to implement 4-quarter match format from Sept

Taking a cue from Hockey India League, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) today made significant changes in the structure of the game, moving away from two 35-minute halves to four-quarter format of 15 minutes each in a match.

India to play Belgium in 2014 Hockey World Cup campaign opener

India will open their campaign against Belgium in the men`s Rabobank Hockey World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15.

Big guns set for World League finals

Hockey`s elite, led by Olympic champions Germany, kickstart their preparations for the upcoming World Cup when they contest the final round this week of the inaugural Hockey World League in New Delhi.