International Hockey Federation Current Affairs, GK & News

India to host men’s edition of junior hockey World Cup 2021

International Hockey Federation (FIH) recently announced that India will host the men’s edition of the junior hockey World Cup 2021. The women’s junior World Cup event will be held in Potchefstroom in South Africa. This is the first time the African continent is organising the apex sports event. The Continental qualifier matches are scheduled throughout ..

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Manpreet Singh named ‘Player of the Year for 2019’

The captain of Indian men’s team Manpreet Singh was recently named ‘Player of the Year for 2019’, by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). Manpreet became the first Indian to win the prestigious award since its introduction in 1999. Manpreet Singh successfully led India to victories in FIH Series Finals and FIH Olympic Qualifiers in 2019. ..

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International Hockey Federation names Indian Hockey Captain “Player of the Year”, 2019

On February 13, 2020, the International Hockey Federation named the Indian Hockey captain Manpreet Singh as Player of the Year, 2019. Highlights Manpreet is the first Indian to win the title. The accolade was introduced in 1999. Manpreet Singh Manpreet Singh is the Indian National Hockey team captain since 2017. He was named the Indian ..

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Hockey player Lalremsiami named ‘2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year’

Ace Indian hockey player Lalremsiami has been named as the ‘2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year’, by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The 19-yar-old player from the state of Mizoram is the first Indian woman player to win the award. In the men’s category, the Indian men’s team midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad was ..

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2020 Hockey Pro League: Bhubaneswar to host India’s home matches

International Hockey Federation (FIH), the sport’s governing body announced that Bhubaneswar will host India’s home matches of 2020 Hockey Pro League. Odisha’s Capital Bhubaneswar has become a hockey hub in India as it has been hosting a majority of tournaments. The city most recently hosted Olympic qualifiers. Key Highlights The 2020 Hockey Pro League will ..

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