Current Affairs - Hockey

FIH introduces New Rules for Penalty Corner and Aerial Balls

Rule 4.2

Defenders can keep wearing Protective Face Gear within 23m Area

  • To make the sport safer for its athletes, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has allowed players defending penalty corners to keep their protective equipment on even after the ball goes outside the striking circle, but must remove them at the first opportunity inside the 23m area.

Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022

Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022 will be held in Muscat, Oman from January 21-28, 2022.

  • The tournament was originally scheduled to be held in Bangkok, Thailand but moved to Muscat, Oman.

2021 Men's FIH Hockey Junior World Cup

Argentina won the 2021 Men's FIH Hockey Junior World Cup held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, from 24 November to 5 December 2021.

  • It was Argentina’s second title. France secured third place.

Tokyo 2020: India wins a Medal in Men’s Hockey since 1980 Moscow Olympics

India men's hockey team defeated Germany (5-4) to win the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. This is India's first Olympic medal in hockey since they won the gold medal in ...

Nominations by ‘Hockey India’ for National Sports Awards

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award: Hockey India has announced the nomination of Indian men’s hockey team goalkeeper P. R. Sreejesh and former India women’s hockey team player Deepika for the ...

Manpreet Singh: Captain of Men's Hockey Team for Tokyo Olympics

Hockey India has named midfielder Manpreet Singh as captain of the 16-member Olympic-bound men’s hockey team. This will be Manpreet’s third Olympics.Experienced defenders, Birendra Lakra and Harmanpreet Singh, were named ...

Haryana Wins 11th Sub-junior National Women’s Hockey Ch’ship

Haryana won the 11th national sub-junior women’s hockey championship by defeating hosts Jharkhand.The final was played at the Simdega Astroturf Hockey Stadium.Uttar Pradesh finished third playing against ...

ITBP Wins IHAI National Ice Hockey Championship

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has won the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI) 10th National Ice Hockey Championship trophy after beating Ladakh in the finals.The match was held at ...

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