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No plans to conduct Indo-Pak Olympic qualifiers in Europe: FIH

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has no plans to conduct the Olympic qualifying matches between India and Pakistan in Europe if the arch-rivals draw each other in the battle for a 2020 Tokyo Games berth.

Pakistan's Olympic hockey participation uncertain after FIH drops it from pre-qualifying tournament

Bajwa, who has taken over from legendary player Shahbaz Ahmed, said he would write to the FIH to reconsider its decision and make a spot for Pakistan to at least try to qualify for the Olympics.


India get easy group in FIH Series Finals, venues confirmed too

India were placed in a relatively easy group in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Series Finals, the first-round qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics.

As hockey looks to evolve, commerce gets preference over rankings

With disciplines like sport climbing, surfing and skateboarding set to be part of the 2020 Tokyo Games, traditional Olympic sports like hockey have to consistently reinvent themselves to stay relevant for an audience that is getting younger by the day.

Phillip Hughes aftermath: Metal grills for drag flick defenders in hockey

In its website, the FIH mentioned that it had come up for discussion at its recently concluded Annual Congress.

Change is the name of the game

The hockey body has not hesitated on reversing its decisions when they have backfired or making slight adjustments to the existing ones.


Hockey reboots with format change

FIH reduces playing time and brings in quarter-system to make the game more engaging and TV-friendly.

Post changes, hockey will remain fast with more room for tactics

Due to the physical and quick nature of the game, even the fittest and best players can break down quickly.

Supreme Court keeps International Hockey Federation out of legal battle between Hockey India, Indian Hockey Federation

FIH was earlier named as a party in the HC since it had asked the IOA to take a decision on the recognition.

Own goal continues to be a pain for FIH

The International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) intent to make the game crisp and spectator friendly by reviewing and modifying