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Field hockey - 20 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Dubai Sports Council announced today that the International Hockey Federation (FIH) will be the first organization to set up a regional office within its new headquarters at Dubai Design District (d3), a move that reflects the growing interest of all Summer Olympic International Federations to have permanent regional offices in Dubai.
Field hockey - 06 May 2008 - Events
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN style="COLOR: #000000">After the women’s hockey team of Korea grabbed the last ticket for the Beijing Olympic Games, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announces the pools for the Women’s Hockey Tournament of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN>
Field hockey - 10 Mar 2008
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announces that the Kenya Hockey Union has informed the FIH that because of the recent political turmoil in its country it has reluctantly had to withdraw from the women’s Olympic Qualifier to be played in Baku, Azerbaijan (12-20 April 2008).
Field hockey - 14 Nov 2007
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announces that agreement has been reached for the retirement of Hans Bertels as the Executive Director of the FIH as of 31 March 2008 after performing the job for just more than 12.5 years.
Field hockey - 14 Nov 2007
The Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) gathered in New Delhi, India for its bi-annual meetings. There were several reasons why the FIH Executive Board was for its meetings in the Indian Capital.
Field hockey - 07 Nov 2007
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced during a special press conference on Wednesday that FIH’s premier event, the 12th Men’s Hockey World Cup, played by the 12 top nations, will in principle be staged in New Delhi over two weeks in February 2010 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Hockey Stadium.
Field hockey - 28 Sep 2007
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided that Malaysia will host the 2007 Men’s Samsung Champions Trophy.
Field hockey - 13 Sep 2007
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to move the Samsung Men’s Champions Trophy Tournament from Pakistan, scheduled to take place in Lahore from 1 to 9 December 2007.
Field hockey - 13 Aug 2007
The Samsung men’s Hockey Champions Trophy tournament is scheduled to be held in Lahore, Pakistan in December 2007. At meetings held in Beijing, China during the Olympic hockey test event, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) considered the possible effect the recent unrest in Pakistan may have on the tournament.
Field hockey - 13 Aug 2007
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed Hans-Jochen Erb as its Events Director.
Field hockey - 18 Jun 2007
The Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) entrusted the 2008 Samsung Champions Trophy women to Germany during its meeting in March.
Field hockey - 13 Jun 2007
After the Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) decided in March to allocate the 2008 WorldHockey Champions Trophy men to Netherlands, the Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB) decided in its Board Meeting on Monday to entrust this event to the Hockey Club Rotterdam.
Field hockey - 12 Jun 2007
Sky Sports (UK) is to broadcast highlights of the AtaHolding Champions Challenge throughout this week.
Field hockey - 07 Jun 2007
After the International Hockey Federation (FIH) appointed India in March 2007 as possible organizer of the 2010 Men’s Hockey World Cup, major progress has been made.
Field hockey - 15 May 2007
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) added another TV giant to its impressive list of broadcasters after Sky Sports UK agreed to show the ABN AMRO WorldHockey Monthly from June this year.
Field hockey - 10 May 2007
After the success of the previous editions, the 7th Global Youth Hockey Marathon of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) will take place during the weekend of 12 and 13 May 2007.
Field hockey - 06 Mar 2007
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has concluded a deal with Sunset &amp; Vine, program makers of Gillette World Sport to feature all FIH major events in 2007.
Field hockey - 29 Jan 2007
The project ‘Promotion Indian Hockey‘ of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in cooperation with the Indian Hockey Confederation,&nbsp; the Indian Olympic Association and Olympic Solidarity (IOC) shows unfortunately delay to the time schedule laid down in the project agreement.
Field hockey - 19 Jan 2007
ABN AMRO joined the WorldHockey partners on Thursday, when the worldwide operating bank signed a four year agreement with the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
Field hockey - 03 Jan 2007
The project ‘Promotion Indian Hockey ‘of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in cooperation with the Indian Hockey Confederation,&nbsp; the Indian Olympic Association and Olympic Solidarity goes into the next phase.
Field hockey - 21 Dec 2006
Following the announcement by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) at its Congress last month of the six hosts of the Olympic Qualifiers for the 2008 Olympic Games, the dates for these six tournaments are now confirmed.
Field hockey - 06 Nov 2006
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) impressively improved its television distribution and television ratings for its major events in 2006 compared to the past years.
Field hockey - 03 Nov 2006
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) impressively improved its television distribution and television ratings for its major events in 2006 compared to the past years.
Field hockey - 23 Oct 2006
ATA Holding recently joined the international hockey federation (FIH) as one of their major sponsors.
Field hockey - 21 Sep 2006
The website of the International Hockey Federation FIH <A href="http://www.worldhockey.org">www.worldhockey.org</A> broke all its current records during the BDO World Cup, held in Monchengladbach, Germany from 6 till 17 September.
Field hockey - 31 Jul 2006
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed Arjen Meijer as its new Communications Manager.
Field hockey - 29 Jun 2006
Uschi Schmitz, general secretary of the German Hockey federation (DHB) and DHB president Stephan Abel presented the BDO Hockey World Cup Men (held from 6 to 17 September in the Warsteiner HockeyPark in Monchengladbach) in the sport department of the German Bundestag in Berlin on Wednesday afternoon.
Field hockey - 12 Jun 2006
The International Hockey Federation has released the match schedules for the men’s and women’s World Cups to be contested in September and October this year.
Field hockey - 02 May 2006
Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, the position is chiefly responsible for the management, execution and development of all FIH communications and PR activities.
Field hockey - 08 Mar 2006
The FIH Executive Board held its first meeting for 2006 in Lausanne, Switzerland, last weekend, with the meeting coinciding with the first anniversary of the opening of the new FIH Office.
Field hockey - 12 Dec 2005
The International Hockey Federation’s drive to increase the global exposure of hockey has continued with the launch of WorldHockey.tv, an Internet television channel.
Field hockey - 06 Dec 2005
The Executive Board of the European Hockey Federation held its fourth and final meeting of 2005 on the 3rd and 4th December at the nhHotel Budapest, Hungary.
Field hockey - 06 Dec 2005
The final of the women’s Samsung Hockey Champions Trophy in Canberra on Sunday recorded impressive viewing figures around Australia.
Field hockey - 05 Dec 2005
Eurosport will screen the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) earthquake benefit match in Chennai during primetime this Thursday night.
Field hockey - 28 Nov 2005
The women’s Samsung Hockey Champions Trophy in Canberra, Australia, is setting new television coverage records with the tournament being broadcast in all six competing nations for the first time.
Field hockey - 15 Nov 2005
IOC president Jacques Rogge visited the International Hockey Federation office today for the first time since FIH became the latest member of the Olympic family to establish its headquarters in Lausanne.
Field hockey - 28 Oct 2005
Hockey’s presence at the Olympic Games has been boosted significantly with the announcement that the women’s competition will be increased from 10 to 12 teams for the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Field hockey - 26 Sep 2005
CNBC Asia Pacific is to broadcast the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) monthly hockey magazine programme “BDO WorldHockey”.&nbsp;
Field hockey - 19 Aug 2005
The European Hockey Federation is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Catton to the new post of Competitions Manager, starting from 1 September 2005.
Field hockey - 20 Jun 2005
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) will screen its four-weekly television magazine program, BDO WorldHockey Monthly, over the Internet on FieldHockey TV starting today.
Field hockey - 22 Mar 2005
Following a long and intensive search, selection and interview process I am delighted to announce that David Faulkner has been appointed as England Hockey’s new Performance Director with effect from April 25th, a post that has been filled on an interim basis since November 2004 by Neil West.
Field hockey - 04 Jan 2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Field Hockey has named former Dutch and Australian Olympic coach Terry Walsh to the position of Technical Director of High Performance.
Indoor field hockey - 04 Jan 2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Field Hockey has named former Dutch and Australian Olympic coach Terry Walsh to the position of Technical Director of High Performance.
Field hockey - 13 Oct 2004
Athens Olympic gold medallist Australia has confirmed its withdrawal from the Samsung Hockey Champions Trophy, to be played in Lahore from 4-12 December, due to adverse travel advice from the Australian Government.
Field hockey - 12 Oct 2004
The Scottish Hockey Union has signed a new sponsorship with one of Scotland’s biggest law firms, Shepherd and Wedderburn, for both the men's Scottish Cup and the women's National League Cup tournaments.
Field hockey - 20 May 2004
The International Hockey Federation gives notice of the Court of Arbitration for Sport's (CAS) decision regarding participation of the Greek men's hockey team at the 2004 Olympic Games.
Field hockey - 28 Apr 2004
Event coverage on worldhockey.org, the International Hockey Federation's website, attracted a record number of visitors, increasing web traffic statistics, during the Men's and Women's Olympic Qualifiers, held in March this year.
Field hockey - 21 Apr 2004
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) today officially announced the pools for the XXVIII Olympics, held in Athens this August.
Field hockey - 31 Mar 2004
The Samsung Hockey World Cup Qualifier, Men, 2006 and the Rabobank Hockey Champions Challenge, Women, 2005 have been awarded to the Chinese and United States hockey associations respectively, it was decided at the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) Executive Board meetings in Auckland, which concluded on Saturday 27 March. The Samsung Hockey World Cup Qualifier will take place in Guang Zhou province, China in March 2006 and the Rabobank Hockey Champions Challenge in Virginia Beach, USA in
Field hockey - 11 Mar 2004
Indian Hockey Federation (IHF), India’s apex body of hockey management, has launched an annual domestic hockey league. ESPN STAR Sports (ESS), Asia’s number one sports broadcaster and Leisure Sports Management (LSM) have worked closely with the IHF to develop the league. ESPN STAR Sports will telecast the hockey league LIVE and exclusive to millions of viewers for the next 10 years.
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