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Fifa's former director of marketing and current FIH chief executive Thierry Weil looks back on a year in which the hockey federation launched its own OTT platform and outlines his plans to monetise the new service. Ben Cronin reports.

The Hockey Pro League is the flagship tournament in the FIH’s ‘New Events Portfolio’, which is part of the ‘Hockey Revolution’ 10-year roadmap that was launched in 2014, with the aim of raising the global status and popularity of the sport. SportBusiness International finds out more about a competition that could prove a game-changer.

Kevin Roberts travelled to Marrakech for the FIH (International Hockey Federation) Congress.

STAR India and the International Hockey Federation (FIH) believe they can take hockey “to the next level” when their broadcast deal kicks in from 2015.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH)’s ‘global innovation partnership’ with Loughborough University is seeing both parties question every single facet of the sport and its business. 

The Fédération Internationale de Hockey (FIH), hockey’s world governing body, has opted to remove any geo-blocking restrictions on full re-runs of FIH Hockey Pro League matches played in 2019 and 2020.

The Australian Hockey Federation has renewed its naming rights deal with long-term sponsor, Fortescue Metals Group

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed Potchefstroom, South Africa as host of its women's Junior World Cup in 2021, and India as host of the men's edition the same year

Hockey India has announced that the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup will be co-hosted by the cities of Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.

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This month, the globe’s top field hockey talent will descend on the Netherlands for the men’s and women’s Hockey World Cups. Andy Fry spoke to FIH (International Hockey Federation) chief Kelly Fairweather and title sponsors Rabobank about making the event a compelling experience for fans and customers respectively.

Kelly Fairweather, CEO of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), talks to Matt Cutler about the future of the World Cup, tweaking with the playing format and developing regions for the sport.