Hockey

New coach Sheikh hopes to spark revival for Pakistan hockey

By Emily Goddard

Shahnaz Sheikh has spoken of a revival for Pakistan hockey ©Getty ImagesApril 16 - Shahnaz Sheikh, the former Hockey World Cup winner named as Pakistan's new head coach, has laid out plans for a revival of the sport in the country.

International Hockey Federation reveals 21 Athletes' Committee candidates

By Emily Goddard

Moritz Fürste is among the 21 FIH Athletes' Committee candidates ©Getty ImagesApril 9 - The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has revealed it has received 21 candidates - six women and 15 men - for its first ever Athletes' Committee elections.

Hockey India drops Commonwealth Games boycott threat after Harbir revelations

By Paul Osborne

Hockey India will no longer request withdrawal from the Commonwealth Games after it was revealed that Harbir Singh Sandhu has had his visa rejected on three previous occassions ©Getty ImagesMarch 30 - Hockey India has dropped its threat to pull its men's team out of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games after it was revealed that Harbir Singh Sandhu has had his United Kingdom visa rejected on three previous occasions.

Charlesworth to step down as Australian men's hockey coach after Glasgow 2014

By Emily Goddard

Ric Charlesworth will step down as coach of the Australian men's hockey team after Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesMarch 26 - Ric Charlesworth today announced he will step down as the coach of the Australian men's hockey team following the conclusion of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Hockey moves from halves to quarters for Rio 2016 as sport bids to make itself more attractive

By Gary Anderson

March 20 - New rules have been introduced into hockey to make the game more spectator-friendly ©Getty Images A radical overhaul of the structure of matches for Rio 2016 has been announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). 

South African and Zambian hockey squads qualify for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics

By Emily Goddard

The South African and Zambian hockey squads have qualified for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics ©FIHMarch 16 - The South African and Zambian girls' and boys' national youth hockey teams have qualified for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics.

Hockey World League heading to Spain and New Zealand in 2015 and 2017

By Emily Goddard

Spain and New Zealand will host the Women's Hockey World League Semi Finals and Finals in 2015 and 2017 ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 15 - Spain and New Zealand have been awarded the hosting rights to the Women's Hockey World League semi-finals and Finals in 2015 and 2017 respectively.

FIH launches drive to preserve hockey's global heritage

By Emily Goddard

The NHM is home to Gerald Logan’s gold medal from the London 1908 Olympics ©National Hockey MuseumMarch 13 - The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has launched a drive to ensure the game's global heritage is preserved for generations to come.

African nations to battle for two spots at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics

By Emily Goddard

Zambia is gearing up for the Youth Olympic Games qualifier ©FIHMarch 8 - Five African nations are preparing to do battle at the continent's Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic hockey qualifier with only two spots available for the Games.
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