Current Affairs - Hockey
12th Hockey India Senior Men’s National Championships
The 12th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2022 was held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh from 06 Apr, 2022 - 17 Apr, 2022.
FIH Junior Women's Hockey World Cup
The Netherlands lifted their fourth FIH Junior Women's Hockey World Cup title after beating Germany in the final at Potchefstroom, South Africa.
Railway wins Obaidullah Khan Hockey Cup
Indian Railways’ men Hockey team won the prestigious Obaidullah Khan Heritage Hockey Cup held at Bhopal (MP) from 21.03.2022 to 27.03.2022.
- In the final, Railways team beat Army XI.
Women's Hockey Asia Cup 2022
The 2022 Women's Hockey Asia Cup was held from 21 to 28 January 2022 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman.
- Japan won their third title after a final win over South Korea.
FIH introduces New Rules for Penalty Corner and Aerial Balls
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.