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Cash-strapped Pakistan's Hockey World Cup participation in doubt

Pakistan Hockey Federation had sought a loan from the PCB to send the team to Bhubaneswar and clear the outstanding dues of players.

Nov 09, 2018, 16:46 PM IST

Indo-Pak standoff will damage world hockey: Pakistan Hockey Federation

Former captain and Olympian Islahuddin Siddiqui said the Asian hockey federation needed to play a role in ending the stand-off between Pakistan and India.

Apr 20, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

Excluded from Junior Hockey World Cup, PHF mulls legal action against FIH

The PHF is considering filing a case with the Court of Arbitration for Sports in Geneva against the head sporting body.

Dec 01, 2016, 17:56 PM IST

Pakistan hockey team gets government clearance for FIH Junior World Cup in India

Pakistan has in the past taken part in the senior World Cup, Commonwealth Games hockey tournament and Champions Trophy on Indian soil.

Nov 19, 2016, 09:45 AM IST

Trouble in Pakistan: PCB slammed for asking hockey federation to return loan amount

The money was given to the PHF before the 2000 Olympics on the orders of the former PCB chief Lt General (retd) Tauqir Zia.

Nov 12, 2016, 22:38 PM IST

Asian Champions Trophy, IND vs PAK: Pakistan players told to keep emotions in check against India

The official said that after the Champions Trophy semi-final fiasco in December 2014, the PHF didn't want more tensions with the Indian hockey board.

Oct 23, 2016, 12:57 PM IST

READ: When Pakistan coach Rehan Butt turned out as player in SAG

The situation occurred, when no other standbye player could get a visa at such a short notice.

Feb 08, 2016, 23:30 PM IST

FIH not to interfere in Indo-Pak hockey matters

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Thursday said it has not intention of getting involved in the ongoing tussle between India and Pakistan's federations.

Sep 17, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Shahbaz Ahmed appointed PHF secretary

Pakistan's former hockey World Cup winning captain Shahbaz Ahmed has been appointed as the new secretary-general of the Pakistan Hockey Federation.

Sep 03, 2015, 17:35 PM IST

Shahbaz Ahmed refuses to accept positions in PHF, says wants to improve domestic hockey

Pakistan's former World Cup winning captain Shahbaz Ahmed has refused to accept the positions of coach, manager or chief selector in the Pakistan Hockey Federation.

Aug 31, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

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.

Aug 27, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

Shahnaz Sheikh resigns as Pakistan hockey coach

 Pakistan hockey coach Shahnaz Sheikh stepped down on Thursday after the team failed to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.

Aug 27, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif nominates former player for post of PHF president

The Pakistan Hockey Federation announced on Friday that its Patron-in-Chief, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has nominated former player and manager Brig (rtd) Mohammad Khalid S Khokhar for the President's post of PHF.

Aug 21, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

Pakistan hockey team returns home after HWL debacle

The Pakistan hockey team returned on Tuesday from Brussels after a disappointing campaign in the FIH World League Semifinals and coach Shahnaz Sheikh blamed it on financial constraints, lack of facilities and tough competition.

Jul 07, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

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.

Jul 03, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

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.

Apr 16, 2015, 10:39 AM IST

PM Nawaz Sharif meets hockey officials but no bail out yet

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday took out time for the cash-strapped Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) but made no promise for releasing funds for the national game.

Apr 07, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

PHF turns down Hockey India's offer for financial help

The cash-strapped Pakistan Hockey Federation has turned down Hockey India's offer for financial aid after it evoked strong reactions from a cabinet minister and former players.

Apr 06, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

Pakistan hockey community excited about India clash in Champions Trophy

Pakistan's hockey community is anticipating an exciting semi-final against arch-rivals India in the Champions Trophy but they believe a win is an absolute necessity for the future survival of the cash-strapped sport in the country.

Dec 12, 2014, 18:55 PM IST

Businessman to fund Pakistan hockey team's expenses for Champions Trophy

Pakistan men's hockey team will take part in next month's Champions Trophy in India after a high-profile businessman and cricket fan has agreed to bear the expenses of the team for the tournament, a top official of the national federation said today.

Nov 27, 2014, 19:29 PM IST