Bhubaneswar

Sentiment v Tradition?

Hockey fans around the world are shaking their heads once again. At the end of December we revealed the resignation of the CEO of the International Hockey Federation as well as the resignations of other key personnel; Although there has

One Man’s Opinion

We received a lengthy email in the past few days from Jospeh Fritz. In it he raised a number of issues affecting the game of hockey at the moment. The email started with Joseph saying “I am a hockey fan,

Clarity Needed Leading into 2018.

The Hockey Pro-League is due to commence in just over a year. A competition that is predicted to “revolutionise the sport.” Yet six months after the announcement of the nine men’s and women’s teams due to compete in this new

Schedule Upsets Some.

Following the conclusion of the Asia Cup hockey we questioned the scheduling of the fixtures and whether they were fair on all teams and enabled the tournament to come to a conclusion with the two finalists rested and at their

In the Spirit of Sport

The international Sports boycott of Pakistan has been having a high impact on the country. Several years ago the then Pakistan Hockey coach advised this writer that the sport was in crisis. With no nation prepared to go and play