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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
The FIH Executive Board concluded its meeting in Santiago, Chile, on Saturday, with a proposal to change the system of Olympic qualification to be sent to the IOC Executive Board for approval in late October.
Field hockey - 26 Sep 2005
CNBC Asia Pacific is to broadcast the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) monthly hockey magazine programme “BDO WorldHockey”. 
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 Netherlands and Spain will host the prestigious 2006 Champions Trophy tournaments after a decision by FIH in Lausanne today.
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.
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, 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.
Field hockey - 04 Mar 2004
The Federacion Venezolana de Hockey informed the Pan American Hockey Federation on March 2 that political unrest in the country could affect the course of the competition and jeopardize the safety of participants in the 2nd Indoor Pan American Cups scheduled to be played in Valencia, Venezuela, March 18-21, 2004.
Field hockey - 03 Mar 2004
Coverage of ten matches of the Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament, currently taking place in Madrid, Spain, will be aired in Japan on Masala TV, courtesy of Asia/Middle East broadcaster TenSports.
Field hockey - 24 Feb 2004
The Hellenic Hockey Federation has withdrawn its women's national team from the Women's Qualifying Play-Off Competition, scheduled in Auckland, New Zealand 11 -- 14 March 2004, reports the International Hockey Federation.
Field hockey - 20 Feb 2004
The Hellenic Hockey Federation has submitted a dispute to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) 17 February 2004, concerning the qualification of the Greek Men's team to the XXVII Olympic Games, reports the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
Field hockey - 05 Dec 2003
Watch the last two days of the BDO Woman's Champions Trophy live on,free of charge.
Field hockey - 28 Nov 2003
Yeahronimo Sports and Events has secured from International Hockey Federation (FIH) the exclusive worldwide web broadcast rights for the BDO Hockey Champions Trophy, which runs from 29 November - 7 December in Sydney, Australia.
Field hockey - 31 Oct 2003
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) launched its first official World Ranking System today.
Field hockey - 10 Sep 2003
The 18th EHF General Assembly was held in Barcelona, Spain on Tuesday 9th September. 34 Federations were present. Apologies were received from Armenia, Georgia, Israel, Luxembourg, Norway, Serbia and Montenegro, and Slovenia. The following members were elected: -
Field hockey - 02 Sep 2003
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is to launch its first official World Ranking System in October 2003.
Field hockey - 01 Sep 2003
Top hockey administrator Kelly Fairweather has been appointed as the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) new Sports Director, the IOC announced last week.
Field hockey - 26 Aug 2003
Key decisions of the FIH Executive Board meeting, taking place from Thursday 21 – Saturday 23 August as follows.
Field hockey - 18 Aug 2003
Taj Television’s 24 hour Sports Entertainment channel, Ten Sports, will broadcast all 18 matches of the Rabobank Hockey Champions Trophy, which began in Amsterdam on Saturday.
Field hockey - 18 Aug 2003
International electronics giant SAMSUNG is to become a global partner of the International Hockey Federation, it was announced 17th August at the Rabobank Hockey Champions Trophy in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Field hockey - 01 Aug 2003
Eurosport will broadcast the Rabobank Men's Champions Trophy held in Amsterdam 16-24 August 2003.
Field hockey - 04 Jul 2003
One of the world’s largest accounting and consulting organisations, BDO International, has been announced as the naming rights partner of the 11th women’s Champions Trophy hockey tournament to be held in Sydney between 29 November and 7 December this year.
Field hockey - 16 May 2003
FIH President Mrs Els van Breda Vriesman was elected to the Council of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) at its meeting in Madrid on Wednesday.
Field hockey - 15 May 2003
The FIH Executive Board approved England Hockey's request to become an official member of the FIH, ahead of England Hockey's Inaugural General Meeting on Sunday 18 May 2003.
Field hockey - 01 May 2003
Olympian Sean Kerly, MBE, joins the International Hockey Federation (FIH) as chairman of its Athletes Panel.
Field hockey - 28 Mar 2003
The U.S. women's national field hockey team will not participate in the Pan American Cup qualifying tournament following the cancellation of the event by the Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF).
Field hockey - 27 Mar 2003
The Pan American Hockey Federation has announced the hosts for the 2nd Pan American Cup Field Hockey Tournaments in 2004. The tournaments will be held in London, Ontario, Canada for men from May 12-23, 2004 and in Bridgetown, Barbados for the women from April 17-28, 2004.
Field hockey - 17 Mar 2003
USA Hockey today announced that it has signed retail licensing agreements with four leading sports merchandise, apparel and novelty manufacturers: McArthur Towel and Sports; Maramor Brands, LLC; Klaus-Kobec Ltd.; and J.F. Sports Company.
Field hockey - 26 Feb 2003
Eurosports television ratings for the recent Indoor World Cup, held from 5-9 February in Leipzig, Germany, have shown the event to be a tremendous televisual success.
Field hockey - 05 Feb 2003 will air the first live web broadcasts of a major hockey event from the First Indoor Hockey World Cup, which takes place in Leipzig, Germany from 5-9 February 2003.
Field hockey - 28 Jan 2003
Eurosport television will broadcast the First Indoor Hockey World Cup to be held in Leipzig, Germany from 5 - 9 February 2003.
Field hockey - 09 Dec 2002
Brazil, Dominican Republic and Turkey were all approved as new members of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) at its congress at the MeadowLea World Cup in Perth, this week.
Field hockey - 05 Dec 2002
The world wide organisations BDO International and Rabobank are to be the first global partners of the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
Field hockey - 03 Dec 2002
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) today announced that Germany and Spain are to host the next Men’s and Women’s World Cups in 2006.
Field hockey - 30 Oct 2002
Hockey Australia is pleased to announce two new sponsorship partnerships. Crowne Plaza, through its Six Continents Hotels chain, has signed a two-year deal to be the official provider of accommodation for Hockey Australia.
Field hockey - 19 Sep 2002
The deadline falls tomorrow for bids for the re-allocation of the 2003 Champions Challenges. The events were scheduled to take place in Harare in August 2003, but Zimbabwe has been forced to withdraw as host, due to the political climate in the country.
Field hockey - 23 Aug 2002
The FIH is to maximise the television production quality of hockey at the Women's Champions Trophy, which begins in Macau, China on Saturday, by funding a team of expert hockey TV production staff to assist host broadcasters, TDM.
Field hockey - 31 Jul 2002
The 10th FIH Women’s Hockey World Cup has announced the signing of the naming sponsor. The sponsorship of the Event by Goodman Fielder through the Meadow Lea label will be known as the Meadow Lea Women’s Hockey World Cup.
Field hockey - 10 Jul 2002
After much consultation and discussion between English Hockey and the FIH, it has been agreed that England withdraws from hosting the Champions Trophy in July 2003.
Field hockey - 08 Jul 2002
IOC President Dr Jacques Rogge yesterday welcomed the FIH Executive Board to the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, for its meeting.
Field hockey - 28 Mar 2002
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) website,, received a record level of interest during the Men's World Cup held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 24 - March 9th 2002.
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