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FIH gives HI and IHF a month to resolve tangle


February 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre Monday said that Hockey India (HI) and the derecognised Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) should merge for the betterment ... Read more...

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FIH gives a month to HI and IHF to work out merger formula


February 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has given the two warring factions, Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) a month's time to sort ... Read more...

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African immigrant girls face sexual mutilation threat


February 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) In Spain, thousands of African immigrant girls are facing the danger of becoming victims of female genital mutilation, an ancestral practice that sub-Saharan immigrants have brought ... Read more...

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Dwyer receives FIH ‘Player of the year’ award


December 10th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Australian hockey superstar Jamie Dwyer was honoured with the men's FIH Player of the Year for 2011 while compatriot Matthew Swann won the Young Player award.It ... Read more...

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FIH to continue recognising Hockey India


November 12th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a major breather for hockey in the country, International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to continue with its recognition of Hockey India (HI) and ... Read more...

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FIH asks sports ministry to recognise only Hockey India


September 29th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Thursday told the sports ministry that India can take part in all FIH-sanctioned events if the government recognises Hockey India ... Read more...

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IOA president criticises FIH for taking away Champions Trophy from India


September 13th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Tuesday told International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leonardo Negre that the world body was wrong to ... Read more...

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FIH hopeful of ending impasse before Olympic qualifiers


September 13th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India may have lost the chance of hosting the Champions Trophy, but the 2012 Olympic qualifiers could still be held here as the International Hockey ... Read more...

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New Zealand replace India as hosts of 2011 Champions Trophy


September 13th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne, Sep 13 (IANS) The FIH Tuesday announced that New Zealand will replace India as the hosts of the the 2011 edition of the men's Champions Trophy hockey tournament, which ... Read more...

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Sports ministry to evaluate HI-IHF power sharing formula


August 4th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday said the government was evaluating the power-sharing formula between the recognised Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) ... Read more...

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FIH rejects HI-IHF unification (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Frowning upon the "compromise settlement" reached between warring Hockey India (HI) and Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) without its knowledge, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said ... Read more...

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FIH frowns at HI-IHF unification, pulls tournaments out of India


July 29th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) In a major blow to Indian hockey, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has withdrawn all international tournaments allotted to the country, frowning upon the "unification" ... Read more...

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FIH looks at India as a major hockey hub


May 11th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India will be the focal point of world hockey for the next four years. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has drawn up an ambitious programme ... Read more...

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Asia to host hockey’s five continents tournament


May 6th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh, May 6 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre said Friday the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has agreed to host the revived five continents hockey tournament while the ... Read more...

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Delhi to host Champions Trophy, Olympic qualifiers


February 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Indian capital will host the Champions Trophy in December and the men's and women's qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympics, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said.FIH ... Read more...

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India to host four major hockey events in three years


November 12th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Montreux (Switzerland), Nov 12 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has allotted four major events to India in the next three years. The Netherlands will host the 2014 men's and women's World ... Read more...

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Stokes quits as HI president to ‘fulfill a commitment’


October 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) president Vidya Stokes, 83, resigned from her post Wednesday. There is some confusion why Stokes, who defied government's age guideline to become the HI ... Read more...

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Pak, Holland to play charity hockey match for flood victims


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 2 (ANI): The Netherlands will host a charity hockey match on September 14 to raise funds for Pakistan flood victims. This match will be played between Pakistan and Holland. The ... Read more...

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IHF, IWHF call special general meeting for merger


August 11th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A special general meeting of the Indian Women's Hockey Federation (IWHF) will be held jointly with the K.P.S Gill-led Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Thursday to finalise the ... Read more...

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FIH rejects ministry’s contention, backs Hockey India


August 9th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre told the sports ministry Monday that it only recognises Hockey India (HI) as the sole body to run the sport ... Read more...

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Teams should know how to use video-referral, says Negre


March 11th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Defending the video referral introduced at this World Cup, International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre Thursday said it is the teams and the officials who need ... Read more...

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Elect hockey panel or be banned, FIH tells india


March 11th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre Thursday said the world federation would not hesistate to disaffiliate India if it does not have an elected organisation ... Read more...

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India to host World Cup of hockey clubs


February 28th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The inaugural World Cup for clubs will be held in India later this year, International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre said here Sunday. Negre said the deal ... Read more...

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India’s security arrangements of highest level: FIH


February 25th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Leandro Negre Thursday said he has no complaints about security arrangements that are of the highest level. "The security arrangements made is of ... Read more...

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No issues with security arrangements in New Delhi: Pak hockey team manager


February 25th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.25 (ANI): A day after Pakistan hockey coach Shahid Ali Khan described the security arrangements in New Delhi as 'nothing extraordinary', team manager Asif Bajwa has reasserted that there are no ... Read more...

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Much at stake as India hosts hockey World Cup in a month


January 27th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Exactly a month from now, the Major Dhyanchand National Stadium in the Indian capital will host the World Cup hockey, a championship involving top 12 ... Read more...

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FIH assures HI World Cup is in no danger


January 25th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Monday assured Hockey India that there is no danger to the World Cup scheduled here from Feb 28 to March 13 because ... Read more...

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Gill calls for free, fair and transparent elections of Hockey India


January 24th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): Union Minister Youth Affairs and Sports M.S.Gill on Sunday called for free, fair and transparent elections of Hockey India (HI), the apex body to oversee the game, after ... Read more...

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Gill blames HI for election postponement


January 24th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Sunday blamed Hockey India (HI) for the postponement of the elections to the body, saying that some democratically-run state associations were left out ... Read more...

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FIH president satisfied with World Cup security measures


January 20th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre has reposed faith in the security assurances provided by Indian authorities to participating countries during the World Cup.Addressing a ... Read more...

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FIH chief impressed with National Stadium


January 19th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Leandro Negre is happy with the way work is progressing for the next month's World Cup. Negre, who visited the Major Dhyanchand ... Read more...

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National Stadium will be ready by Dec 15


December 4th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A renovated National Stadium, venue for next year's hockey World Cup and the Commonwealth Games, will be ready by Dec 15. In fact, the stadium will be ... Read more...

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FIH ties up with SAIL as World Cup sponsor


November 20th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Hockey India (HI) Friday announced a sponsorship tie-up for the 2010 World Cup with the Steel Authority of India (SAIL). The Hero ... Read more...

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FIH chief says elected HI will be in place soon


November 20th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre Friday asserted that a democratically elected Hockey India (HI) will be in place before the World Cup as that is ... Read more...

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World hockey chief to visit Pakistan


October 9th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Oct 9 (IANS) Pakistan will look to get the support of International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Leandro Negre to pave the path for visit of international teams to Pakistan. ... Read more...

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