International hockey to return in Pakistan

Pakistan`s hopes of reviving international hockey in the country will soon be realised as Egyptian hockey federation has agreed to a bilateral home and away test series to be played in February-March next year.

Pak Standing Committee hearing on hockey on Friday

Former Olympians and Pakistan Hockey Federation`s officials, who are on a warpath against each other, will come face to face tomorrow at the hearing of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports.

PCB, PHF at loggerheads over payment issue

A dispute has erupted between the Pakistan Cricket Board and the Pakistan Hockey Federation over an amount of 10 million rupees that the PCB gave to the PHF some eight years back.

PHF calls back retired stars

The Pakistan Hockey Federation
today recalled senior players like Sohail Abbas, Rehan Butt
and Zeeshan Ashraf, who had announced their retirements after
the team finished bottom of the heap in the World Cup in
India.

PHF cancels women`s team trip to Bangkok

The Pakistan Hockey Federation will not be sending its women`s team to the Asian Games qualifying tournament in Thailand due to the security situation in Bangkok.

Pakistan parliament to question hockey bosses, players

The National Assembly (NA) Sports Standing Committee will grill Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) officials and national players following the team`s disastrous showing in the Hockey World Cup in New Delhi.

PHF seeks security clearance from ministry

The Pakistan Hockey Federation has
sent a formal request to the sports ministry seeking clearance
for sending the national team to India for competing in the
World Cup to be held in New Delhi from February 28.

Security situation forces PHF to drop 4-nation tourney

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF)
has dropped plans to host a four-nation international
tournament before the 2010 World Cup after getting lukewarm
response from invited countries.

PHF, former players asked to patch up

The National Assembly standing
committee on sports today brought an end to the ongoing
conflict between Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Asif
Bajwa on one hand and ex-captain Mansoor Ahmed and former
national coach.

Former captain to appear before PHF disciplinary committee

Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Saqlain will appear before the national hockey federation`s
disciplinary committee today to respond to the charges
levelled against him for violating players` code of conduct.