Khalid Sajjad Khokar replaces Shahnaz Sheikh as PHF president
Khalid Sajjad Khokar replaces Shahnaz Sheikh as PHF president

Brigadier (retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokar was on Thursday unanimously elected as the new president of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) even as national team coach Shahnaz Sheikh officially stepped down from his post.

Pakistan hockey chief resigns after 2016 Rio Olympic qualification failure
Pakistan hockey chief resigns after 2016 Rio Olympic qualification failure

Pakistan`s hockey chief Akhtar Rasool Thursday resigned following the national team`s failure to qualify for the Olympics for the first time ever.

Can't qualify for Olympics eating chana and khajoor: Pakistan skipper
Can't qualify for Olympics eating chana and khajoor: Pakistan skipper

 The captain of the Pakistan hockey team Mohammad Imran on Tuesday lashed out at the government for ignoring the national sport and said no one should expect big performances from players on a diet of "chana daal and khajoor".

Pakistan PM forms committee to probe hockey team's poor show
Pakistan PM forms committee to probe hockey team's poor show

Expressing concern at Pakistan's failure to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formed a five-member probe committee to find out reasons for national hockey team's lacklustre show in the World Hockey League Semifinals in Belgium.

Olympic hopes dashed, shock grips Pakistan hockey community
Olympic hopes dashed, shock grips Pakistan hockey community

A pall of gloom shrouded the Pakistan hockey community after the national team failed to qualify for the Olympics for the first time in the history of the quadrennial event.

Pakistan look to seal Olympic field hockey berth
Pakistan look to seal Olympic field hockey berth

Pakistan`s field hockey team set off for Belgium on Monday, hoping to secure a spot in next year`s Olympics and revive the country`s past glories in the sport.

Auditor-General to carry out an audit of Pakistan Hockey Federation
Auditor-General to carry out an audit of Pakistan Hockey Federation

The Auditor-General of Pakistan is set to carry out an audit of the national hockey federation (PHF) accounts from 2008 to 2014 on the instructions of the finance ministry.

Govt should take note of Pakistan hockey crisis after Hockey India offer: PHF
Govt should take note of Pakistan hockey crisis after Hockey India offer: PHF

The cash strapped PHF is hoping that after the offer by Hockey India to help Pakistan come out of its financial crisis, the country's government will finally come out of its slumber and release the much-needed funds for the national game.

Pakistan hockey suspends training camp due to lack of funds
Pakistan hockey suspends training camp due to lack of funds

Once a source of pride for the nation, Pakistan hockey is facing a battle for survival after the national hockey federation suspended a national training camp because it couldn't pay the players and coaches daily allowances.

Pakistani players must be allowed to play in HIL: Sardar Singh
Pakistani players must be allowed to play in HIL: Sardar Singh

India hockey skipper Sardar Singh and former captain Ajit Pal Singh on Monday said that the players from Pakistan should be allowed to be a part of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) as it would improve the overall standard of the league.

Pak hockey coach cries conspiracy behind team's 'humiliation' in India
Pak hockey coach cries conspiracy behind team's 'humiliation' in India

Pakistan hockey chief coach Shahnaz Shaikh has claimed that there was a conspiracy against his team following the suspension of Mohammad Tousiq and Amjad Ali meted out in the recently held Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar.

Controversial sporting celebrations and gestures over the years

As Pakistan edged out India in a hard-fought semi-final of the Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar, some of the Pakistani players allowed emotions to get the better of them as they engaged in over the top celebrations.

Pakistan hockey coach issues written apology over obscene gestures by players
Pakistan hockey coach issues written apology over obscene gestures by players

Pakistan hockey coach Shahnaz Sheikh on Sunday issued an official apology to FIH and Hockey India for the rude and obscene behavior of his players after their win against India in the semi-final of the FIH Men's Champions Trophy 2014 on Saturday.

FIH Champions Trophy: Pakistan has the capability to advance into QFs: Sardar Singh
FIH Champions Trophy: Pakistan has the capability to advance into QFs: Sardar Singh

 India captain Sardar Singh feels arch-rivals Pakistan have the arsenal in their disposal to progress to the next stage of the FIH Champions Trophy to be held here from December 6-14.

Asian Games: We have psychological advantage over India, says Pakistan goalie
Asian Games: We have psychological advantage over India, says Pakistan goalie

Pakistan started the mindgames ahead of their high-profile summit clash against arch-rivals India with goalkeeper Imran Butt claiming that his team will enjoy "psychological advantage" over Sardar Singh's boys when the two teams square off tomorrow.

Pak veterans team pull out of Masters World Cup

As if the humiliation of not being able to qualify for the ongoing World Cup in Rotterdam was not enough for Pakistani hockey fans now even the national veterans team has been forced to pull out of the Masters World Cup tournament on the sidelines of the main event.

Former Pakistan hockey greats stage protest over slump

A group of Pakistani Olympic hockey greats protested outside the parliament in Islamabad against the present set up in the Pakistan Hockey Federation, calling for the sacking of the present PHF officials and an inquiry against them.

Uniform set-up will help India, Pakistan hockey: Tahir Zaman

Pakistan hockey great Tahir Zaman believes if India and his country could work out a uniform sub-continental coaching structure and manual, both could benefit immensely branding their own unique hockey style.

Qadir gets two-match suspension for elbowing German player

Pakistan defender Muhammad Arslan Qadir was today suspended for two matches for a Level 2 offence which relates to a "physical assault, without injury, of another player" during their Pool A match against holders Germany at the ongoing Hero FIH Junior Men`s World Cup here.

We`ve worked on different strategies for each team: Pak coach

Pakistan have worked on different strategies for each team and would look to execute their plans in Hero Hockey Junior World Cup which begins here tomorrow, their coach Anjum Saeed said on Wednesday.