Men's Hockey World Cup 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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Graham Reid appointed as new chief coach of India men’s hockey team

Graham Reid from Australia has been appointed as the new chief coach of the India men’s hockey team till the end of 2020. As per industry standards, every international coach’s contract is supposed to be for an Olympic cycle. But his tenure can be extended till 2022 FIH World Cup depending upon his performance. Hence, ..

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Belgium wins 2018 men’s Hockey World Cup

In Hockey, Belgium has claimed their first ever World Cup title. They defeated Netherlands 3-2 in a dramatic shoot-out in the final of the 14th edition of Men’s World Cup 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on December 16. Both the teams, goalless at full time, were at level 2-2 after five penalties. ..

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Tata Steel named as Official Partner of FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018

Steel manufacturing giant Tata Steel has been named as an official partner of the 14th edition of the FIH men’s hockey World Cup 2018 to continue their efforts of promoting development through sports across the country. The tournament is scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from November 28 to December ..

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Netherlands team wins 14th edition of Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018

In the 14th edition of Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018, defending champions the Netherlands recorded a stunning 6-0 victory over Ireland in the summit clash at London on August 5 to extend their unbeaten run in all competitions to 32 matches. It must be noted that the Netherlands have been crowned the world champions for ..

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