FIH Media Release

FIH launches bidding process to host inaugural Nations Cup

14 December 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has launched the bidding process for hosting the FIH Nations Cup which will be played in 2022 for the very first time. The aim of this new yearly event is to offer a top-level competition to the best-ranked teams not participating in the FIH Hockey

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FIH choose Horizm to help drive revenues on their digital journey

10 December 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland: Horizm, the award-winning provider of digital inventory management in sport, and the International Hockey Federation (FIH) have confirmed an agreement that will see FIH using Horizm’s Artificial Intelligence powered platform to help hockey’s world governing body unlock new digital revenues. The collaboration highlights the FIH’s growing commitment to digital as

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Bidding process to host inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cup launched

9 December 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) today launched the bidding process for hosting the 2023 FIH Hockey5s World Cups (Men and Women). The Hockey5s’ flagship event is a brand-new FIH competition. 16 teams per gender will take part in this inaugural edition. The FIH Executive Board last year decided to create

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Celebrating an international workforce

5 December 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland: As we celebrate International Volunteer Day, we recognise the huge efforts and commitment shown by the hockey community across the globe. Hockey, as a sport, relies on a vast army of volunteers to ensure the smooth running of events, clubs and associations. From the chairs of committees and the presidents of associations

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World Cup qualification quotas decided

3 December 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland: Under the chairmanship of FIH President Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) conducted today, via online conference, its last meeting of the year. Discussing the allocation of quotas per continent for the upcoming FIH Women’s and Men’s World Cups, to be played

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FIH Media Release: A special time for hockey

3 December 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland: With a piece of extraordinarily bright news in a year that has been devoid of too much joy, the Special Olympics has announced that Hockey for those with Intellectual Disabilities, which is known as either ParaHockey ID or Hockey ID, will be included in the 2023 Special Olympics World Games

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Inauguration of Pablo Negre Turf

Pablo Negre Turf Inaugurated for Malawi 2021

Africa Hockey News | 19 Oct. 2020: Blantyre, Malawi 🇲🇼 Inauguration of the Pablo Negre Turf in presence of Minister of Youth & Sports Mr. Ulemu Msungama and the African Hockey Federation President & FIH EB member Mr. Seif Ahmed. ACCC 2020 to be postponed from Dec. 2020 to take place in Malawi during 2021.

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Minister of Youth & Sports Ulemu Msungama and the African Hockey Federation President & FIH EB member Seif Ahmed

Malawi unveils brand-new facility towards ACCC 2021

In 2016, FIH awarded Malawi the prestigious Pablo Negre Award, therefore helping the African nation to get a new artificial turf hockey pitch. Turf was supplied by FIH Partner Polytan and lighting by Musco Lighting, a Supplier to the Pablo Negre Award. The brand-new facility was inaugurated last Sunday in attendance of Minister of Youth

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FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup 2022

Next FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup postponed to early 2022

24 September 2020 Lausanne, Switzerland: Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic still going on, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the Belgian Hockey Association have jointly decided to postpone the upcoming FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup – initially scheduled to be played in February 2021 – to 2-6 February 2022, in order to maximise the

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