International Hockey Federation

NEW DELHI: A delightful finish to a dream campaign at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 saw Indian hockey scripting history as both men's and women's teams achieved their highest ever FIH world rankings.

The Indian men's hockey team, which ended a 41-year medal drought by clinching the Bronze medal in Tokyo, rose to 3rd in the International Hockey Federation World Rankings, behind Belgium and Australia, respectively. Whereas, the Indian women's hockey team, moved up to the 8th position according to the latest FIH world rankings.

Jul 09, 2021 18:07
LAUSANNE: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed Spain as the host country for the inaugural FIH Hockey Women’s Nations Cup which will take place in Valencia from 10 to 17 December 2022. By doing so, the EB has followed the recommendation of the Task Force Events Bidding, which comprises of EB Members of all five Continental Federations.
Apr 30, 2021 22:04
LAUSANNE: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced Friday that it will organise its first ever senior World Hockey5s event on 11 and 12 September, in Lausanne, Switzerland. 
Apr 13, 2021 17:04
DONGHAE, South Korea: The previously postponed Women’s Asian Champions Trophy will be held from 24th to 31st October in Donghae, Korea.  This was announced by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Monday after the approval from the International Hockey Federation. The Korea Hockey Association will be the host of the tournament.
Feb 22, 2021 16:02
NEW DELHI: International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Dhruv Batra has confirmed his intention to contest the upcoming elections of the world governing body of hockey for a second term.
Jun 12, 2020 18:06
NEW DELHI: The International Hockey Federation on Friday ruled that the complaint of irregularity filed by IOA vice-president Sudhanshu Mittal against FIH president Narinder Batra "is not sustained". In his complaint, Mittal had accused Batra of violating the FIH's statues by holding the post of Hockey India (HI) president when he was elected FIH head in November 2016.
May 11, 2020 17:05
LAUSANNE: The executive board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to postpone the 47th FIH Congress, initially planned on 28 October-1 November in New Delhi, to May 2021. The exact date will be confirmed as soon as possible. FIH had pre-informed all 137 national associations in April about a potential change of dates for the Congress.
May 04, 2020 20:05
NEW DELHI: International Hockey Federation President Narinder Batra on Sunday "corrected" his statement made the previous day that his tenure was set for an extension due to the postponement of FIH elections to 2021, saying that the polls "as of now" will go ahead in October this year.
Feb 17, 2020 14:02
NEW DELHI: The International Hockey Federation on Monday announced India as the hosts for the FIH Junior Men's World Cup 2021.  The FIH also announced that the venue and dates for the Junior Men's World Cup 2021 will announced at a later stage. 
Dec 13, 2019 16:12
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: Following 12 months of research, analysis and testing, the International Hockey Federation has revealed details of the new FIH World Ranking system that will be employed from 1 January 2020. 
Dec 11, 2019 18:12
CHENNAI: The Indian men's hockey team is ranked fifth in the world, and the women's team ninth. But when it comes to financial power, it is fast gaining top dog standing.  The International Hockey Federation’s chief executive Thierry Weil has admitted as much while explaining the decision by the FIH to hand India hosting duties for back-to-back World Cups.