Archives for: April 23rd, 2024

Follow your Olympic Stars: An FIH Instagram takeover series

Written by AHF on April 23, 2024

The International Hockey Federation, FIH, is delighted to unveil a new Instagram takeover series: “Follow your Olympic Stars”, poised to elevate the thrill of hockey fandom to new heights. In the electrifying build-up to the Olympic Games Paris 2024, we’re bringing you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the lives and training regimens of six dynamic hockey […]

IOC takes the lead for the Olympic Movement and launches Olympic AI Agenda

Written by AHF on April 23, 2024

In a ground-breaking initiative, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today launched the Olympic AI Agenda. The initiative was introduced during an interactive event held at Lee Valley VeloPark at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, home of the Olympic and Paralympic Games London 2012. The Olympic AI Agenda is the third in a trilogy of strategy documents […]

Iraq NOC to hold two-day media workshop.

Written by AHF on April 22, 2024

The National Olympic Committee of Iraq will hold a two-day media workshop next week at the NOC headquarters in Baghdad.   The Director of the Olympic Academy, Dr. Hadi Abdullah, will deliver the keynote address at the workshop which will comprise a number of theoretical lectures and special discussions on the nature of sports journalism. […]

Gniezno: A Historic Host for the FIH Hockey Men’s Nations Cup

Written by AHF on April 22, 2024

As the bustling city of Gniezno eagerly prepares to host the second edition of the FIH Hockey Men’s Nations Cup, to be played from 31 May to 9 June 2024, it shines a spotlight on its rich history, vibrant culture, and deep-rooted love for the sport of hockey. Nestled in the heart of Poland, Gniezno […]

ORF announces five new Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders ahead of Paris 2024

Written by AHF on April 20, 2024

The Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF) has announced five new Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders who are being supported to train and compete with the aim of being selected to represent the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Paris 2024. This brings the total number of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders on the programme to 74. The refugee athletes are from 12 countries, live in […]

100 Days to go till Paris 2024: Gear up for an Unforgettable Olympic Experience

Written by AHF on April 17, 2024

As we hit the milestone of 100 days until the Olympic Games Paris 2024, the excitement within the global hockey community is reaching new heights! With all teams knowing their pools and schedules, athletes fine-tuning their skills and fans rallying behind their teams, the anticipation for what promises to be a spectacular showcase of top-tier […]

Defender Kamarulzaman makes jump from hockey 5s to field hockey

Written by AHF on April 15, 2024

Renowned for his prowess in hockey 5s, which saw Malaysia clinch gold at the 2018 Youth Olympics and secure a silver at this year’s Muscat World Cup, Kamarulzaman Kamaruddin now aims to carve his legacy in field hockey. Impressing national coach Sarjit Singh, the 24-year-old has earned a spot in the 30-member field hockey squad […]

Join and play, on first ever “International Hockey Day”!

Written by AHF on April 15, 2024

Lausanne, Switzerland: As part of its 100-year anniversary celebrations, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) will launch the first ever “International Hockey Day” on 13-14 April 2024. This year, dates have been chosen to coincide with the week of the “100 days to go” milestone (happening on 17 April) until the start of the Olympic Games Paris 2024. However, […]

Kazakhstan NOC President Gennady Golovkin calls for zero tolerance to corruption in sport.

Written by AHF on April 15, 2024

The President of the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan, Gennady Golovkin, has emphasized a zero-tolerance approach to corruption and manipulation in sports. Addressing a meeting of the Kazakhstan Anti-Corruption Agency last week, NOC President Golovkin, a former professional middleweight boxing champion, said he strongly supported measures to eliminate corruption in sport. “My position is clear […]

Interview: Paul Kamphuis (Polytan) on pioneering the shift to dry hockey

Written by AHF on April 14, 2024

Sport Group, Polytan, and AstroTurf are at the forefront of innovations in dry hockey turf, so much so, that the FIH asked Paul Kamphuis, General Manager of Polytan Asia Pacific, to spearhead global discussions on the subject with federations worldwide. In this role, Paul most recently presented the latest developments in dry turf and dry […]

OCA announces details of Asian youth development camp 2024

Written by AHF on April 13, 2024

The Olympic Council of Asia has announced details of the next Asian youth development camp under the OCA/Olympic Solidarity continental programme. The OCA – World Triathlon Asian Youth Camp will take place at Kampar, Malaysia from July 10-17, 2024. Arrival will be July 9 and departure July 17/18. In a circular to presidents and secretary […]

In the second Ramadan Night Hockey League, Al-Sagheer Hockey Club won the first position, Pak Flag Hockey Club won the second position and North Karachi Hockey Academy won the third position

Written by AHF on April 11, 2024

KARACHI (Sports Reporter) Member National Assembly Khawaja Izhar ul Hasan has said that North Karachi Hockey Academy is working at the grass root level in the true sense, the talent that will emerge from here will be entitled to wear the green shirt of Pakistan. He expressed these views while watching the final of the […]

Women’s Indoor Asia cup 2024 Match schedule Revealed

Written by AHF on April 9, 2024

Match Schedule Women’s Indoor Asia Cup 2024 Chonburi, Thailand 13 – 16 May 2024   Women’s Indoor Asia Cup 2024 will be held in Chonburi, Thailand. The event will commence on 13 May and conclude on 16 May 2024. Thailand Hockey Association will be the host of this mega indoor Asian event. Ten Women’s Teams […]

1st Nepal Province Level One Day Hockey 5s Tournament 2024

Written by AHF on April 8, 2024

On april 8th, one day, Hockey 5s tournament was held at Dasrath Stadium Indoor Hall. A total of 5 teams participated in the inaugral tournament; Gandaki, Nepal Army “A”, Nepal Army “B”, “Nepal Police” and Bagmati. The event was conducted on a league basis wherein the team with most points would be crowned champion. Nepal […]

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace celebrated by Pak Heroes Club and Muhammeden Academy On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, observed on 6 April every year

Written by AHF on April 8, 2024

The Pakistan Junior Team Captain Hannan Shahid, Pakistan Development Squad Captain Murtaza Yaqoob and Pakistan Police Tema Captain Imran Azhar joined the #WhiteCard Campaign to showcase their commitment towards peace efforts worldwide. Just like various color cards in the sporting world, the White Card is a symbol to promote worldwide peace efforts. Joining this global […]

In connection with World Sports Day, a hockey tournament was organized at Lalazar Hockey Ground in Attock, Punjab, Pakistan under the Attock Hockey Development Project.

Written by AHF on April 8, 2024

In which District Attock and Rawalpindi teams participated. Talking about the World Sports Day, Manager of Hockey Federation Zahid Ali Khan said that sports are the only means by which we nations would get a chance to connect with each other and create an atmosphere of harmony. And sports are a means of creating peace […]

Kyrgyzstan’s Inspirational Debut in the Central Asian Hockey Championship

Written by AHF on April 8, 2024

In the heart of Central Asia, where traditions blend with modern aspirations, Kyrgyzstan embarked on a remarkable journey into the world of international hockey. As one of the newest provisional members of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), Kyrgyzstan’s participation in the Men’s Central Asian Championship marked a significant milestone for the nation, showcasing their growing […]

Men’s Indoor Asia Cup 2024 Match Revealed

Written by AHF on April 8, 2024

Match Schedule Men’s Indoor Asia Cup 2024 Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan Indoor World Cup Qualifier  21 – 25 May 2024   Men’s Indoor Asia Cup 2024 will be held in Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan. The event will commence on 21 May and conclude on 25 May 2024. Kazakhstan Hockey Association will be the host of this mega indoor Asian […]

~ Salima Tete was honoured at the Hockey India 6th Annual Awards 2023 ~_

Written by AHF on April 4, 2024

New Delhi, 4th April 2024: Indian Women’s Hockey Team midfielder Salima Tete won the prestigious Hockey India Balbir Singh Sr. Award for Player of The Year 2023 award in the Women’s category at the Hockey India 6th Annual Awards 2023, which took place in the national capital on Sunday. Salima, who grew up to be […]

Asian Hockey Federation Extends Support to Chinese Taipei Hockey Association After Earthquake

Written by AHF on April 4, 2024

In the wake of a devastating 7.4 magnitude earthquake that shook the region, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) stands in solidarity with the Chinese Taipei Hockey Association (CTHA). This powerful natural disaster has left communities reeling, but amidst the chaos, the spirit of unity and support shines bright. Fumio Ogura, the President of AHF, has […]

UAE NOC approves budget and sports programme for 2024

Written by AHF on April 4, 2024

The General Assembly of the United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee held its regular meeting last Thursday, March 28, chaired by Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Vice President of the NOC. It was attended by Dr. Ahmed Al Falasi, NOC Vice President, Faris Mohammed Al Mutawa, NOC Secretary General, members of the General Assembly […]

OOC General Assembly Holds Its Regular Meeting for 2024

Written by AHF on April 3, 2024

The General Assembly of Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) will convene its regular meeting for this year tomorrow, Tuesday, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Al Irfan, under the chairmanship of Sheikh Khaled Mohammed Al Zubeir, OOC president.   During the meeting, the minutes of the previous meeting of OOC General Assembly, held on March 28, […]

Indian Men’s Hockey Team leaves for Australia for five-match Test series

Written by AHF on April 2, 2024

~The tour will serve as litmus test for the Indian team in their preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics~ New Delhi, 2nd April 2024: The Indian Men’s Hockey Team is all set to embark on a significant journey as they left from the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Monday night, heading towards Australia for […]

Myanmar Hockey Federation is dedicated to nurturing the young generation of students and focusing on the speedy development of hockey in the country

Written by AHF on April 2, 2024

Investing in youth development is crucial for building a sustainable future for any sport, and it’s great to see the federation prioritizing this aspect. By providing opportunities for young players to learn and grow in the sport, the federation can lay the groundwork for a thriving hockey community in Myanmar. With determination and strategic planning, […]

Transforming Lives Through Sports: The Attock Hockey Development Project

Written by AHF on April 2, 2024

Leading up to International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which takes place on 6 April, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) will spend the upcoming days celebrating hockey’s place in promoting peace and development via a range of projects and initiatives. The stories come from across the five hockey-playing continents, with today’s story coming […]

Hockey India Announces 60-member assessment squad for Women’s National Coaching Camp

Written by AHF on April 1, 2024

33 members will be chosen from the squad to form the core group of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team~ Bengaluru, 1st April 2024: Hockey India, on Monday, announced the 60-member Indian Women’s Hockey Team squad that will report at the SAI, Bengaluru for an assessment camp scheduled to commence on 1st April and last till 7th […]

_~ The annual awards were held in New Delhi to honour Hockey stars and legends ~_Hardik Singh and Salima Tete win Balbir Singh Sr. Award for Player of The Year 2023

Written by AHF on March 31, 2024

New Delhi, 31st March 2024: The highly-anticipated Hockey India 6th Annual Awards 2023 took place in New Delhi on Sunday where the National Federation celebrated India’s best hockey stars, officials and legends of the sport. On an unforgettable afternoon, which saw the presence of some of the biggest names in Indian Hockey, Shri Ashok Kumar […]

In Loving Memory of Muhammad Yusuf: A Condolence Message from Fumio Ogura, President of the Asian Hockey Federation

Written by AHF on March 30, 2024

The Asian Hockey Federation mourns the passing of Muhammad Yusuf, Vice President of the Bangladesh Hockey Federation. Fumio Ogura, President of the Asian Hockey Federation, extends heartfelt condolences to the Bangladesh Hockey Federation and the entire Asian hockey family. Muhammad Yusuf’s dedication and passion for the sport have left an indelible mark on the hockey […]

Hockey India congratulates PR Sreejesh on being appointed Co-Chair of the FIH Athletes Committee

Written by AHF on March 29, 2024

~The 35-year-old goalkeeper will lead the committee along with Chile’s Camila Caram~   New Delhi, 28th March 2024: The International Hockey Federation, on Wednesday, announced the appointment of the new FIH Athletes Committee, to be led by Co-Chairs Camila Caram of Chile and PR Sreejesh of India. While Camila Caram has been assigned Co-Chair and Athletes […]

Sreejesh, Savita, Harmanpreet in contention for multiple honours at Hockey India awards

Written by AHF on March 28, 2024

From eight different categories, a total of 32 nominations have made the shortlist for a total prize purse of Rs 7.56 crore, Hockey India said.   Veteran goalkeepers PR Sreejesh and Savita Punia found themselves in contention for the ‘Player of the Year’ honours in the men’s and women’s category, respectively, as Hockey India unveiled nominees for its annual awards which […]

With the 2025 Indoor Hockey World Cup, Croatia will host its first ever FIH World Cup!

Written by AHF on March 27, 2024

Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is delighted to announce that the next FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup will be staged in Croatia, in the city of Poreč, from 3 to 9 February 2025. Whilst Croatia has already organised FIH and EuroHockey events in the past, it is the very first time that the European […]

Kookaburras & Hockeyroos set to play on home soil one last time before Paris 2024

Written by AHF on March 24, 2024

Hockey Australia in partnership with the Western Australian Government, through Tourism Western Australia, are excited to announce a brand-new International Festival of Hockey to be hosted in Perth this April. The event has also been made possible thanks to the support from Commonwealth Games Australia as part of their Green2Gold2Great program, which aims to propel Australia’s charges […]

First Ever FIH Hockey5s World Rankings Released

Written by AHF on March 21, 2024

Following the conclusion of the inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cup in Oman earlier this year, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has released the first ever Hockey5s world rankings. The rankings take into consideration the performances of the teams in the Continental Championships* for the World Cup and the Hockey5s World Cup itself. *All Continental Championships […]

Macron calls for ceasefire with Russia during Paris Olympics

Written by AHF on March 20, 2024

Russia will be asked for a ceasefire during the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, which will take place from 26 July to 11 August, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday “the request for a ceasefire during the Olympic Games. They (the Russians) have to do it. That’s what has always happened.”  “Yes, there will be […]

Hockey India ropes in Dennis Van De Poole for yet another stint with the Senior side; The Special camp crucial in team’s preparations for Olympics, says Hockey India President Dr Dilip Tirkey~

Written by AHF on March 17, 2024

New Delhi, 17 March 2024: Aiding the Indian Men’s Hockey Team’s preparations for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, Hockey India has roped in the services of Dutch goalkeeping expert Dennis Van De Poole. He will join the ongoing national coaching camp being held at the iconic Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar, where he will closely work […]

Sports roadshow in Hong Kong promotes Paris 2024 and National Games of China 2025

Written by AHF on March 17, 2024

The Hong Kong Athletes Career & Education Department (HKACED) of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China has launched its annual three-stop sporting roadshow. The event is being held over three consecutive weeks at Tuen Mun Town Plaza, Citywalk and Olympian City and aims to promote the Paris Olympic Games as well […]

Indonesia starting earlier than Malaysia in indoor hockey?

Written by AHF on March 17, 2024

While there is little talk about it in Malaysia, Sea Games men’s indoor hockey champions Indonesia are already preparing for the event’s World Cup next year. To qualify for it, Indonesia need to finish in the top two in the Indoor Asia Cup in Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan, from May 22-28. The coach helping Indonesia to achieve […]

Day 4 Results: 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2024

Written by AHF on March 17, 2024

 ~Uttar Pradesh Hockey, Hockey Bengal, Delhi Hockey, and Chhattisgarh Hockey won their respective matches~    ~Indian Women’s Hockey Team forward Vandana Katariya (43’, 50’, 55’) led Hockey Uttar Pradesh to victory, while Hockey Bengal’s Horo Sanjna (4’, 20’, 21’, 38’, 44’) and Sushmita Panna (6’, 10’, 44’) also impressed ~     Pune, 16th March: […]

Hockey India High Performance Director conducts coaching workshop on modern coaching techniques for domestic head coaches

Written by AHF on March 16, 2024

~The workshop took place on the sidelines of the ongoing 14th Hockey India Senior Women’s National Championship 2024~   Pune, 16th March 2024: Hockey India High Performance Director Herman Kruis conducted a workshop focusing on contemporary coaching methods and grassroots hockey development on the sidelines of the 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2024 […]

Day 3 Results: 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2024

Written by AHF on March 15, 2024

~ Hockey Haryana, Hockey Association of Odisha, Hockey Punjab and Hockey Mizoram won their respective matches ~ ~ Indian Women’s Hockey team forward Deepika (2’, 40’, 42’, 49’, 56’) was the standout performer of the day, scoring five goals for Hockey Haryana against Assam Hockey ~   Pune, 15th March: Day 3 of the 14th Hockey India Senior Women National […]

Day 2 Results: 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2024

Written by AHF on March 15, 2024

~ Salmia Tete (15’) and Mumtaz Khan (34’) scored for Hockey Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh Hockey respectively in their 2-2 draw ~ ~ Hockey Madhya Pradesh, Telangana Hockey and Hockey Bengal won their respective games ~ Pune, 14th March: Day 2 of the 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship witnessed Uttar Pradesh Hockey and Hockey […]

OCA General Assembly moved to Bangkok in May

Written by AHF on March 14, 2024

The Olympic Council of Asia has announced that the 43rd OCA Ordinary General Assembly will take place on Saturday, May 11 in Bangkok, Thailand. The General Assembly was originally scheduled for New Delhi, India on April 14 but the OCA changed the dates due to the Eid festival celebrations and also the forthcoming general elections […]

Day 1 Results: 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2024

Written by AHF on March 14, 2024

~ Hockey Madhya Pradesh defeated Chhattisgarh Hockey 8-0 ~ ~ Hockey Jharkhand defeated Hockey Andhra Pradesh 13-0 ~ ~ Hockey Bengal defeated Hockey Gujarat 28-0 ~ ~ Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu defeated Telangana Hockey 2-1 ~ ~ Hockey Karnataka defeated Hockey Uttarakhand 6-0 ~ ~ Hockey Maharashtra defeated Kerala Hockey 10-0 ~ Pune, 13th […]

Iraq NOC President promises financial support to active national sports federations.

Written by AHF on March 14, 2024

The President of the National Olympic Committee of Iraq, Dr. Aqeel Muftin, has promised to provide financial support to all active national sports federations that are determined to achieve good results in international competitions. Dr. Muftin, who met with representatives of all national sports federations on Monday, March 11, called on them to make more […]

Preview: 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2024

Written by AHF on March 13, 2024

~All the games will be live-streamed on FanCode~   Pune, 12th March: The 14th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship is all set to kick off on the 13th March at the Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium Pimpri in Pune, Maharashtra with the Final scheduled to take place on the 23rd of March. A total of 27 […]

OCA General Assembly moved to Bangkok in May

Written by AHF on March 13, 2024

The Olympic Council of Asia has announced that the 43rd OCA Ordinary General Assembly will take place on Saturday, May 11 in Bangkok, Thailand. The General Assembly was originally scheduled for New Delhi, India on April 14 but the OCA changed the dates due to the Eid festival celebrations and also the forthcoming general elections […]

IOC President Thomas Bach lauds Iran’s achievements at the Olympics

Written by AHF on March 13, 2024

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has sent a letter of appreciation to the President of the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mahmoud Khosravi Vafa, for the country’s participation in the Olympic movement for more than 100 years. President Bach also wished Iranian athletes the very best at the Paris 2024 […]

Indian men’s hockey team to begin Paris Olympics 2024 campaign against New Zealand

Written by AHF on March 13, 2024

 The Indian men’s hockey team has been grouped with Australia, Belgium, New Zealand, Ireland and Argentina in Group B for the Paris Olympics, scheduled to be held later in the year. India will take on New Zealand in its campaign opener on July 27 at the Yves-du-Manoir Stadium in Colombes, near Paris. In its second […]

In a significant development for the upcoming South Asian Games, the Pakistan Hockey Federation has formally apprised the Pakistan Olympic Association of its preparations.

Written by AHF on March 11, 2024

 The prestigious event is set to feature seven teams, both men’s and women’s, with the National Hockey Stadium in Lahore proposed as the venue. Haider Hussain, the Secretary-General Pakistan Hockey Federation provided a comprehensive briefing during a meeting chaired by President POA, Mr. Muhammad Abid Qadri Gillani. The gathering, held under the auspices of Pakistan […]

Mrs. Shin Jung Hee, Chairperson of the Women Advisory Panel at the Asian Hockey Federation, participated in a significant ceremony hosted by the United Nations Women Asia-Pacific Centre.

Written by AHF on March 9, 2024

The event, held to commemorate International Women’s Day, showcased the remarkable contributions of women in sports. In line with this year’s theme, “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress,” Mrs. Shin Jung Hee and other distinguished attendees emphasized the importance of empowering women athletes and advancing gender equality within the sporting realm and beyond

Official: 326,000 tickets for Paris 2024 opening ceremony

Written by AHF on March 9, 2024

The mystery has finally been solved, as Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin confirmed for the first time that 326,000 tickets will be sold or distributed for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games on the Seine in Paris. Not 700, not 600, not even 500 thousand tickets. In the end, 326,000 tickets will be sold or […]

Men’s and Women’s Indoor Asia Cup 2024

Written by AHF on March 8, 2024

Women’s Indoor Asia Cup The Asian Hockey Federation is pleased to inform that Women’s Indoor Asia Cup 2024 will take place in Bangkok, Thailand between 12 and 16 May 2024 (exact start and end dates TBC once the number of participating teams has been confirmed). The Women’s Indoor Asia Cup 2024 holds significant importance as […]

Celebrating women leading the way forward in hockey

Written by AHF on March 8, 2024

On the field and off the field. As players, coaches, umpires and administrators. On this International Women’s Day 2024, a year where the International Hockey Federation (FIH) celebrates its centennial, we focus on eight women who have been leading the way over the past few decades, and creating a blueprint for success that will benefit […]

MHC chief hopes to see more talent from Malaysia’s various races.

Written by AHF on March 8, 2024

The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) wants to see more players from the country’s various races in its national teams. Multiracial Malaysia’s rich diversity in population, said the MHC, can lead to an abundance of talent for the national teams. MHC president Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal said at present there are only a few Indian and […]

1st Baba Guru Nanak Hockey Tournament Nankana Pakistan

Written by AHF on March 7, 2024

Brig Atif Academy Faisalabad beat the Dar Academy Lahore in the final 1st Baba Guru Nanak Hockey Tournament held in Nankana eight teams participated in the event. forty plus international players showed their skills during the event, which was exemplary to the kids of Pakistan and tournament was great success by having international coaches and […]

By harnessing our full potential, we can beat anyone,’ says Harmanpreet Singh on 2024 Paris Olympics fixtures

Written by AHF on March 7, 2024

_~Indian Men’s Hockey Team are placed in Pool B alongside Belgium, Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, and Ireland~_ New Delhi, 7th March 2024: The anticipation for the 2024 Paris Olympics has reached a crescendo as the International Hockey Federation (FIH) unveiled the much-anticipated schedule for the tournament on Wednesday. The Indian Men’s Hockey Team, under the […]

Paris 2024 Hockey Olympic tournaments’ schedules revealed

Written by AHF on March 7, 2024

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is glad to announce that, at a ceremony held at the Olympic House in Lausanne earlier today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and FIH President Tayyab Ikram unveiled the competition schedule for hockey at Paris 2024, to be played from 27 July to 9 August. The hockey tournaments of […]

Subarna Shrestha: Nurturing the future of Hockey in Nepal

Written by AHF on March 6, 2024

the lead up to the International Women’s Day 2024, a year that marks 100 years of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), we are speaking with women in hockey, who have made major contributions towards the growth of the sport over the past few decades.  In today’s story, we feature Subarna Shrestha, recently elected Secretary General […]

The FIH Academy (FIHA) collaborated with the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) to conduct a Level 1 Coaching Course in Jeddah Saudia Arabia.

Written by AHF on March 6, 2024

The event is scheduled from March 4th to 7th, 2024, garnered immense enthusiasm from 18 passionate participants, marking a significant stride towards enhancing the sport’s footprint. FIH Educator Zahid Ali, the course provided a comprehensive platform for aspiring coaches to delve into the intricacies of hockey coaching. With a wealth of experience and expertise. the […]

2024 Women’s Nations Cup to be played in Terrassa, Spain

Written by AHF on March 4, 2024

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is glad to announce that the city of Terrassa, Spain will host the upcoming Women’s FIH Hockey Nations Cup from 3 to 9 June 2024. Terrassa is a renowned venue for international hockey that successfully hosted, amongst others, the 1992 Olympic hockey tournaments and the 2022 FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup. The matches will be […]

1st madan bhandari cup national women`s hockey championship-2024

Written by AHF on February 29, 2024

Dhanusha ,Madhesh Province 2024/02/28 7th game Bagmati province (0 vs 11) sudurpaschim province Goal of sudurpaschim in (29sec),13&18 min jn 07 Aashika S.K. in 4 min jn 04 Kumari Sanjana Bharati in 6 , 25 & 30 jn 03 Bulbul Kumari in 23 min jn 09 Namita S.K. in 42,51&58 min jn 02 Sarita Uraw […]

Cambodia PM Hun Manet presents prizes to medal-winning athletes

Written by AHF on February 29, 2024

The Cambodian government awarded over 780,000 USD to athletes who secured bronze, silver and gold medals at various international sporting events. The award ceremony took place at the Peace Palace on the afternoon of February 26, 2024, and was presided over by Prime Minister Hun Manet. The ceremony celebrated athletes’ successes in events such as […]

Indonesia NOC collaborates with French Embassy to promote Paris Olympics

Written by AHF on February 28, 2024

The Indonesian Olympic Committee is collaborating with the French Embassy in Indonesia to enhance relations and communication ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics which will take place from July 26 to August 11. At a recent gathering in Jakarta, NOC Indonesia was represented by Secretary General Wijaya Noeradi, Deputy Secretary General Cresida Mariska and Marketing […]

The Asian Hockey Federation Announces Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2024 to take place in Hulunbuir City, China.

Written by AHF on February 28, 2024

The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) is Pleased to announce the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2024 to take place in Hulunbuir City, Inner Mongolia, People’s Republic of China, from September 8 to September 17, 2024. The following Member National Associations have secured qualification for the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2024 China India Japan Korea Malaysia Pakistan

Oman NOC Board of Directors look forward to busy year

Written by AHF on February 27, 2024

The Board of Directors of the Oman Olympic Committee held its first meeting of the year under the patronage of its President Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Zubair earlier this month. President Khalid congratulated national sports federations on the positive sports results achieved in 2023 and appreciated their cooperation with the NOC for the benefit of Omani […]

Asian Hockey Federation Congratulates Umpires Mangers and Umpires on Their Well-Deserved Promotions

Written by AHF on February 27, 2024

The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) proudly extends its heartfelt congratulations to several distinguished individuals on their recent promotions within the realm of hockey umpiring. These promotions mark a significant milestone in their careers and are a testament to their unwavering dedication, exceptional talent, and invaluable contributions to the magnificent Olympic Sport of Hockey. Mr. Yoshida […]

Paris 2024 Medals: Beyond the symbol of excellence

Written by AHF on February 27, 2024

Paris 2024 Medals: Beyond the symbol of excellence   At the end of July, the world’s best athletes will gather in Paris, and those who succeed in distinguishing themselves among the elite will proudly display the symbol of sporting excellence on their chests: Gold, silver and bronze medals. These Paris medals have a rich history. […]

1st Madan Bhandari national women Hockey championship started today

Written by AHF on February 26, 2024

At Dhanusha ,Madhesh Province. The event was inaugrated by former President Honarable Bidhya Devi Bhandari. The eight women team taking part in the competition are divided into two pools. The pool winner and runner-ups will get a spot on the semi-finals 1st Match Madheh Province (2-3) koshi Province 2nd Match Bagmati Province(0-5)Lumbini Province 3rd Match […]

Hockey Oman recently celebrated the Youth Hockey5s Festival 2024 with great enthusiasm.

Written by AHF on February 26, 2024

The event saw the participation of 475 girls and boys players from the age groups of 12 and 14, representing the youth teams of Hockey Oman Youth Development Centers. Accompanying them were 27 coaches and 28 tournament officials, making it a vibrant gathering of young talent. Hockey Oman initiated 13 Boys and 6 Girls Youth […]

Bahrain Hockey Association (BHA) Celebrates Bahrain Sports Day!

Written by AHF on February 26, 2024

The Bahrain Hockey Association (BHA) orchestrated a spectacular celebration of sportsmanship and came together to commemorate Bahrain Sports Day with great enthusiasm and solidarity. This annual event, approved as a national celebration, unites all segments of Bahraini society in the spirit of health, fitness, and collective well-being. Key Organizers of the Sports Day • Sami […]

Saudi and French Olympic Committees sign MOU to strengthen sporting ties

Written by AHF on February 25, 2024

The President of the Saudi Olympic & Paralympic Committee, HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, and the President of the French National Olympic Sports Committee, David Lappartient, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen collaboration between the two NOCs.   The MOU signing took place in the Saudi capital Riyadh on February 14. Also […]

Indonesia’s technical director Dharmaraj eyes Malaysian coaching job

Written by AHF on February 23, 2024

Dharmaraj, who feels he has a proven track record, has applied for the post of head coach of the national men’s hockey team. Dharmaraj is currently the technical director of the Indonesian national hockey team, and his contract with them is from 2020 to 2025. The Olympian from Melaka, who was in Kuala Lumpur last […]

TNBMHL 2024 (PREMIER) : MAYBANK, TNB AND NURINSAFI SPORTING PRINT BIG GOALS

Written by AHF on February 22, 2024

The competition for the fourth week of the TNB Malaysia Hockey League (TNB MHL) 2024 (Premier) opened with Maybank, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and Nurinsafi Sporting scoring big goals in victories achieved when they met their respective opponents. There was no change in the league’s top five rankings with TNB remaining the leader followed by […]

HONG KONG HOCKEY TOURNAMENT 2024

Written by AHF on February 22, 2024

We are pleased to announce that the 12th Hong Kong Quadrangular Hockey Tournament (12th HKQHT – Men’s) and 7th Women’s Hockey Invitational Tournament (7th WHIT) featuring Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Macau China, Singapore, Thailand and Hong Kong, China will be held from 8-10 March 2024 at the Hong Kong Football Club, 3 Sports Road, Happy Valley. […]

Central Asia Championship Andijan 2024: A Landmark Event for Asian Hockey

Written by AHF on February 21, 2024

In a momentous stride towards the development of hockey in Central Asia, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) is set to organize the Central Asia Championship Andijan 2024 for both Men’s and Women’s categories. The tournament, scheduled to take place from February 26 to March 2, 2024, in the picturesque city of Andijan, Uzbekistan, promises to […]

Oman Olympic Committee hosts workshop as part of women’s sport initiative

Written by AHF on February 21, 2024

The Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) held a workshop as part of its “Step Forward” programme, which aims to promote women in sport. Taha Bin Suleiman Al Kishry, the OOC secretary general, was among those in attendance alongside members of the organisation’s Board. It is hoped that Step Forward will develop women in sports and administrative […]

“44th Sri Lanka National Junior Hockey Championships 2024”

Written by AHF on February 20, 2024

The tournament organized by the Sri Lanka Hockey Federation was held at the Colombo Hall Ground last (18). Matale, Kandy, Colombo, Wenappuwa, Galle, Kaluthara, Ratnapura provincial teams and Sri Lankan school hockey team joined for this. Here at the grand finals, the men’s championship Colombo team, the runner-up Matale team, the women’s championship Wenappuwa team, […]

‘The confidence in the camp is quite high,’ says Indian Men’s Hockey Team Midfielder Hardik Singh

Written by AHF on February 20, 2024

India will take on the Netherlands on the 21st February at 1930hrs IST~ Rourkela, 20th February 2024: The Indian Men’s Hockey Team is showcasing an impressive performance at the FIH Hockey Pro League 2023/24, securing victories in two out of their five games within regulation time. They displayed their resilience with shootout triumphs against formidable opponents, […]

Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Welcomes Kyrgyzstan Field Hockey Federation as Provisional Member of International Hockey Federation

Written by AHF on February 17, 2024

On behalf of Asian Hockey Family, it is with great pleasure that we announce the provisional acceptance of the Kyrgyzstan Field Hockey Federation into the esteemed membership of the International Hockey Federation (FIH). This decision was reached following deliberations at the FIH Executive Board meeting convened on January 28, 2024, in Muscat, Oman. The admission […]

MU’s Nurmaizatul scores rare double hat-trick in women’s MHL

Written by AHF on February 14, 2024

Malaysian University (MU) hammered Kedah 11-0 to register their second win in the women’s Malaysia Hockey League (MHL) today. MU, who won the Charity Shield last week, have eight points from three matches. Nurmaizatul Hanim Syafi was the star by scoring a double hat-trick in the eighth, ninth, 41st, 47th, 48th and 56th minutes for […]

India beat defending Champions Netherlands 2-2 (4-2) in a thrilling shootout

Written by AHF on February 12, 2024

Hardik Singh (13′) and Captain Harmanpreet Singh (58′) scored a goal each in regulation time, while PR Sreejesh made stunning saves in the shootout~ Bhubaneswar, 11th February 2024: Ace goalkeeper PR Sreejesh’s heroics in the shootout saw India pull off a thrilling 4-2 shootout win against the defending Champions the Netherlands in their second match of […]

India and Netherlands men off to winning start in Bhubaneswar

Written by AHF on February 11, 2024

The Netherlands men got the second mini-tournament of the FIH Hockey Pro League in Bhubaneswar, India off to a perfect start with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Ireland. In the second match of the day, a dominant second quarter saw home side India getting the better of the Red Sticks, beating the Spanish side 4-1. […]

Qatar’s National Sports Day to be held under ‘The Choice is Yours’ slogan.

Written by AHF on February 10, 2024

The committee of the National Sports Day in Qatar has announced that the activities of the 13th National Sports Day, to be held on Tuesday, February 13, will be under the slogan “The Choice is Yours”.   The Advisor to the Minister of Sport and Youth ahead of the committee, Abdulrahman bin Musallam Al Dosari, said […]

Preview: Indian Men’s Hockey Team gears up for FIH Hockey Pro League 2023/24

Written by AHF on February 9, 2024

~India will take on Spain in their first match of the FIH Hockey Pro League 2023/24~ Bhubaneswar, 9th February 2024: The Indian Men’s Hockey Team, led by Harmanpreet Singh is all set to begin their FIH Hockey Pro League 2023/24 campaign when they take on Spain in their first match on 10th February at 1930hrs IST. […]

Clinical China claim another scalp as Hockeyroos frustrate India

Written by AHF on February 8, 2024

China’s women continued to show great form as they notched up a third victory at the second mini-tournament of the FIH Hockey Pro League season in Bhubaneswar, India on Wednesday. The Chinese easily overcame the United States 3-1, while later in the day hosts India were taken down 3-0 by a rapidly improving Australia.   (Women’s) China […]

1,000 days to go to the first Olympic event in Africa: the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2026 are coming

Written by AHF on February 6, 2024

As the Senegalese capital prepares to welcome the world’s best youth athletes aiming to create a positive impact for young people throughout the host nation and the African continent, the Dakar 2026 Organising Committee (YOGOC) celebrates 1,000 days to go until the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2026 (YOG). This event holds historical significance as it will […]

Indian Men’s Hockey Team arrives in Bhubaneswar for FIH Hockey Pro League 2023/24

Written by AHF on February 5, 2024

~India will take on Spain in their first match on 10th February~ Bhubaneswar, 5th February 2024: The Indian Men’s Hockey Team touched down in Bhubaneswar, on Monday, to kick off their FIH Hockey Pro League 2023/24 campaign. The team narrowly missed out on a podium finish in the previous season, finishing fourth behind the Netherlands, […]

Hockey India names 24-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team for FIH Pro League 2023-24

Written by AHF on February 2, 2024

Ace defender Harmanpreet Singh to Captain the squad along with the experienced midfielder Hardik Singh as Vice Captain~ New Delhi, 1st February 2024: Hockey India on Thursday announced the 24-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team that will participate in the Bhubaneswar and Rourkela legs of the FIH Pro League 2023-24. The Bhubaneswar leg will begin on 10th […]

Netherlands crowned first ever men’s FIH Hockey5s world champions as Oman clinch bronze

Written by AHF on February 1, 2024

The first ever men’s FIH Hockey5s World Cup came to a thrilling conclusion with the Netherlands overcoming Malaysia to lift the trophy and match what their women’s team achieved just four days ago. Malaysia can be justifiably proud of their silver medal, having successfully built their senior side up from junior level over the past […]

Netherlands and Malaysia to battle for first ever men’s FIH Hockey5s World Cup crown

Written by AHF on January 31, 2024

The Netherlands and Malaysia prevailed in their quarter-final and semi-final matches on the third day of action in Oman on Tuesday to set up a tantalising final to crown the first ever men’s FIH Hockey5s world champions. The Netherlands defeated India in the last-eight playoff and then Oman in their semi-final to book their passage […]

Hosts Oman among men’s quarter-finalists at FIH Hockey5s World Cup

Written by AHF on January 30, 2024

Oman, Netherlands, Egypt and Trinidad and Tobago finished top of their respective pools at the men’s FIH Hockey5s World Cup in Oman on Monday as the quarter-final line-ups were finalised. The Dutch were the only side to have booked their spot in the top-eight after the opening day’s action, but the seven remaining teams safely […]

FIH President press conference in Muscat – Excerpts

Written by AHF on January 29, 2024

With the inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cup underway in Muscat, Oman, FIH President Tayyab Ikram addressed the media in a press conference along with Oman Hockey Association chairman, Dr Marwan Juma al Juma, answering queries on the various aspects of the World Cup, as well as the future of international hockey across its various formats. Before opening […]

Bahrain and UAE sign MoU on sports cooperation

Written by AHF on January 28, 2024

Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have signed an agreement aimed at enhancing sports cooperation between the two countries.   The President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee and Chairman of the General Sports Authority, Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, and the UAE’s Minister of Education and Chairman of the General Sports Authority, Dr. Ahmad […]

Dazzling Dutch women crowned inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Champions

Written by AHF on January 28, 2024

The Netherlands produced a clinical performance to beat India and claim the inaugural title as the women’s tournament at the FIH Hockey5s World Cup came to an end in Muscat, Oman on Saturday. In doing so the seemingly invincible Oranje added yet another trophy to their incredible collection which includes Olympic gold, world senior and […]

Maximum security for the Olympic Torch route in France

Written by AHF on January 27, 2024

Security seems to be a serious issue in France, and even the Olympic torch, a symbol of Olympism, will have a special security operation with 100 police officers and agents dedicated to the task, as announced by the French Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin. It has emerged in recent hours that the Olympic torch […]

Netherlands and India to clash for women’s FIH Hockey5s World Cup title

Written by AHF on January 27, 2024

The Netherlands women will take on India with the first ever FIH Hockey5s World Cup title on the line in Muscat, Oman on Saturday. Another action-packed day saw the Dutch overcoming Poland to book their place in the final while India got the better of South Africa to progress. Meanwhile, Namibia will take on the […]

Women’s quarter-final lineups confirmed on Day 2 of FIH Hockey5s World Cup

Written by AHF on January 26, 2024

The final day of pool matches at the FIH Hockey5s World Cup determined which teams will go head-to-head in the quarter-finals of the women’s tournament on Friday. The Netherlands, South Africa, India and Uruguay all topped their pools after going through the first two days of the tournament unbeaten. The Netherlands will come up against […]

Netherlands, Ukraine, South Africa & India secure quarter-final spots on Day 1 of FIH Hockey5s World Cup 2024

Written by AHF on January 25, 2024

Lausanne, Switzerland – An imposing total of 138 goals were scored on the first day of the women’s tournament at the inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cup in Muscat, Oman on Wednesday. After an action-packed opening day, four sides have already booked their places in the quarter-finals of the quick-fire event. With two victories each on Wednesday, […]

80 per cent of torchbearers confirmed for Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays

Written by AHF on January 24, 2024

With 80 per cent of the 11,000 torchbearers now confirmed for the Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays, the Paris 2024 organizers have unveiled additional details about the unique sporting and team-based approach that will fully embody their “Games Wide Open” vision, bringing the spirit of inclusivity and participation to life.   Paris 2024 today announced that 80 […]

Uzbekistan NOC celebrates its 32nd founding anniversary

Written by AHF on January 24, 2024

The National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan celebrated its 32nd anniversary on Sunday, January 21, by warmly congratulating all the stakeholders in the Olympic movement in the country.   The Uzbekistan NOC was established on January 21, 1992.   “It has been exactly 32 years since the establishment of the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan. On the […]

Pools for Paris 2024 Olympic hockey tournaments revealed!

Written by AHF on January 23, 2024

Lausanne, Switzerland: Following the completion of the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers yesterday, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) can reveal the Pools of the Paris 2024 Olympic hockey tournaments as follows: Women Pool A: Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Japan, China and France Pool B: Australia, Argentina, Great Britain, Spain, United States and South Africa Men Pool A: Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, Spain, […]

IOC President welcomes message from His Holiness Pope Francis that sport can “build bridges of peace in the world”

Written by AHF on January 22, 2024

His Holiness Pope Francis has expressed his hope that the Olympic Games Paris 2024 can build bridges and break down barriers. In an address to the members of the “Athletica Vaticana” sports association this weekend, he said: “It is significant that this meeting of ours takes place in the first days of 2024, which is the Olympic and Paralympic […]

Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) More than 400 citizens and residents participated in the “Physical Activity Day” activities organised by the OOC,

Written by AHF on January 21, 2024

Represented by the Oman Sports and Active Society Committee in cooperation with the Department of Culture, Sports and Youth in Musandam. The event aimed to promote health and physical fitness by encouraging participants to practise physical activity and adopt a healthy lifestyle, and by creating an opportunity for interaction between people of different ages through […]

World champions Germany and GB men & women achieve Olympic qualification

Written by AHF on January 21, 2024

World champions Germany booked their Olympic tickets by beating Egypt in their semi-final of the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2024 in Muscat on Saturday. Joining them in the French capital this July will be the Great Britain men’s side who claimed victory over New Zealand in their semi-final. The was double joy for the British […]

Defending Olympic champions Belgium qualify for Paris along with Spanish men and Japanese women

Written by AHF on January 20, 2024

Lausanne, Switzerland: Defending Olympic champions Belgium made sure they’ll be in Paris to defend their men’s title later this year by winning their semi-final clash with Korea 4-0 at the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2024 in Valencia on Friday. Also booking their Olympic spot were Spain who fought hard for their 2-0 victory over Ireland. Korea and […]

Historic: The Torch Relay will be a team event in Paris 2024

Written by AHF on January 19, 2024

For the first time in the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Paris 2024 Torch Relay will be carried by teams to symbolise the energy of sport and teamwork. The Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games will be remembered for many reasons. From the eagerly awaited Opening Ceremony, the first to be held outside […]

USA, Spain, Germany and Belgium women book tickets to Paris at Olympic qualifiers

Written by AHF on January 19, 2024

It was mission accomplished for four women’s teams as the USA, Spain, Germany and Belgium successfully secured their places in Paris by winning their respective semi-finals at the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2024 in Ranchi, India and Valencia, Spain on Thursday. Losing semi-finalists Japan, Ireland, India and Great Britain will still have a chance to qualify […]

New IOC social media guidelines to increase opportunities for athletes at Paris 2024 and Gangwon 2024

Written by AHF on January 18, 2024

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has released its official Social and Digital Media Guidelines for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 and the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Gangwon 2024, with athletes given more opportunities to share their Olympic journey with fans and peers across their personal digital platforms. The Guidelines have been designed following a consultation process with […]

FIH President addresses media ahead of the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier in Oman

Written by AHF on January 15, 2024

FIH President Tayyab Ikram addressed the media in Muscat, Oman on his arrival in the city ahead of the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers. “The Sultanate of Oman has reached a great milestone by hosting a globally significant hockey tournament. Congratulations to His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq for his leadership in providing a platform for […]

FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2024: Pools Preview

Written by AHF on January 12, 2024

The FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2024 are almost upon us. With action starting in Valencia and Ranchi on 13 January, followed by the start of qualifiers in Muscat on 15 January, find out how the first stage of the matches are shaping up in our pool preview below. Please note that Netherlands (men & women), […]

Pakistan hockey team left to participate in Olympics qualifier event in Oman.

Written by AHF on January 12, 2024

Pakistan hockey team left to participate in Olympics qualifier event. President PHF Mir Tariq Hussain Bugti along with PHF staff sent off the team and officials with best wishes, on behalf of President PHF on the provision of financial resources and support to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination and Pakistan Sports. […]

Indian team focusing on synchronizing and movements to create a potent attacking force,’ says Lalremsiami on India’s forward line preparations for FIH Olympic Qualifiers Ranchi 2024

Written by AHF on January 12, 2024

~The Indian Women’s Hockey Team will lock horns with the United States in their opening match on 13th January~  Ranchi, 11th January 2024: Lalremsiami, a key forward of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team, shared insights into the team’s forward line preparations as they gear up for the highly anticipated FIH Olympic Qualifiers Ranchi 2024, scheduled from 13th […]

Hockey India announces 26-member Indian Men’s Team for South Africa Tour

Written by AHF on January 11, 2024

~The team will be Captained by Harmanpreet Singh and Vice Captained by Hardik Singh; Araijeet Singh Hundal and Boby Singh Dhami have been included in the senior team~ New Delhi, 10 January 2024: Hockey India on Wednesday announced the 26-member Indian Men’s Team for a Four Nation Tour in Cape Town, South Africa starting 22nd January […]

CBS Sports to Air USWNT’s FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier Games

Written by AHF on January 10, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce that CBS Sports Network will air the U.S. Women’s National Team’s matches at the upcoming 2024 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier, taking place in Ranchi, India. The agreement with USA Field Hockey, CBS Sports and the International Hockey Federation (FIH) will bring field hockey action to […]

The Saudi Hockey Federation organized the ‘Elite’ Hockey5s tournament, hosted at Al Shabab Club in Riyadh

Written by AHF on January 10, 2024

Eight participating teams competed vigorously for the championship title, aspiring to be crowned as the Kingdom’s champion for the 2023 season. The teams that achieved the highest points during the previous sports season in 2023 secured qualification for the upcoming tournaments in the 2024 sports season. Demonstrating an exceptional technical prowess, all participating teams showcased […]

Czech Republic Women’s Hockey Team lands in Ranchi, aims for maiden Olympic berth at FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers Ranchi 2024

Written by AHF on January 7, 2024

 The Czech Republic will take on Japan in their opening match ~  Ranchi, 6th January 2024: Spirited Czech Republic Women’s Hockey Team on Saturday arrived in Ranchi with zeal and determination as they set their sights on securing their maiden berth at the Olympics by qualifying for the Paris Olympics 2024. The team, currently ranked 25th globally, […]

The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (KHM) through the National Team Management Committee chaired by the Deputy President of KHM, Dato’ Najmi Razak has officially announced the list of 18 national male and female players along with the coaching staff who will be responsible for the 2024 Olympic Qualifying FIH Hockey Championship.

Written by AHF on January 5, 2024

The National Women’s Team that will play in Valencia, Spain on January 13 to 21 will depart on Sunday (January 7) while the National Men’s Team will make an appearance in Muscat, Oman on January 15 to 21, 2024 will depart on Thursday (January 11). The 2024 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualification Tournament is the final […]

CBS Sports to broadcast US women’s hockey team’s FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier matches

Written by AHF on January 5, 2024

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is delighted to announce that it has signed a media rights agreement with US major free-to-air broadcaster CBS for the upcoming FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers. Thanks to this agreement, CBS Sports will broadcast all matches of the US women’s hockey team playing in Ranchi, India (13-19 January 2024). “We are thrilled […]

Italy Women’s Hockey Team arrives for FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers Ranchi 2024, expresses hope of earning maiden Olympic berth

Written by AHF on January 4, 2024

~ Italy Women’s Hockey Team will face off against New Zealand in their first game ~ With their sights set on their maiden Olympic berth, the Italy Women’s Hockey Team arrived in Ranchi, Jharkhand on Thursday morning for the highly-awaited FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2024. The Italian team led by Co-Captains Federica Carta and Sara […]

Upbeat Indian Women’s Hockey Team arrives for FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers Ranchi 2024 .

Written by AHF on January 3, 2024

Experienced forward Vandana Katariya has been ruled out of the tournament due to injury; will be replaced by Baljeet Kaur  Ranchi, 03 January 2024: With their sights set on a third consecutive Olympic berth, the Indian Women’s Hockey Team arrived in Ranchi, Jharkhand on Wednesday evening for the much-awaited FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2024. The Indian […]

Day 2 Results: 2nd Khelo India Sub Junior Women’s Hockey League – Phase 2

Written by AHF on January 3, 2024

~SAI Shakti Team defeated Bhai Behlo Hockey Academy, Bhagta 18-0~   ~Pritam Siwach Hockey Academy defeated Jai Bharat Hockey Academy 7-0~  ~Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance Centre defeated Anantpur Sports Academy 6-0~  Day 2 of the 2nd Khelo India Sub Junior Women’s Hockey League – Phase 2 witnessed SAI Shakti Team, Pritam Siwach Hockey Academy […]

Pakistan Hockey Federation has announced the Pakistan Hockey Team to participate in the Olympic Qualifier event

Written by AHF on January 2, 2024

Ammad Sheekil butt will lead the national hockey squad while Abubakar Mehmood will be the vice-captain. The 18-member Pakistan hockey team was announced after the final approval of President PHF Mir Tariq Hussain Bugti on the recommendations of the National Hockey Selection Committee headed by Olympian Kaleemullah Khan. Olympian Nasir Ali, Olympian Rahim Khan and […]

Day 1 Results: 2nd Khelo India Sub Junior Women’s Hockey League – Phase 2

Written by AHF on January 1, 2024

~Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance Centre defeated Bhai Behlo Hockey Academy, Bhagta 4-0~  ~Jai Bharat Hockey Academy defeated Anantpur Sports Academy 3-2~  ~SAI Bal Team drew with Pritam Siwach Hockey Academy 2-2~  Day 1 of the 2nd Khelo India Sub Junior Women’s Hockey League – Phase 2 witnessed Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance […]

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