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They say you always get what you deserve… Having witnessed the FIH congress last week I state: “we deserve better”! So last Saturday Narinder Batra got re-elected as president of the FIH with 63 votes vs 61 for his opponent Marc Coudron. A close race. Where some have openly questioned the addition of 3 countries […]
Coudron challenges Batra Marc Coudron launched his bid for the FIH presidency mid March 2021. For a long time it seemed Narinder Batra would run unopposed for reelection, before Coudron said he wanted a change. Which means the FIH global congress will have to make an important decision on May 22. Because, even though Coudron […]
A year ago, in November 2018, the FIH had its global congress. An event where several important decisions regarding the future of our sport were communicated. Also more or less a year ago we spoke with the “new” CEO of the FIH Thierry Weil, before the global congress on some my worries for the future […]
So it’s the middle of November. In Lausanne, Switzerland where the FIH is based first snow has arrived. But that did not stop FIH from launching a couple of press releases in recent days. Announcing some novelties following the meeting of their executive board last week. In today’s podcast & column here we will only […]
The European Championships played in Antwerp made it possible for me to talk to several interesting hockey people face to face for our podcast. So we made a mini series of 12 short (15-30 minutes) daily podcasts we called the EHCdaily. Below you’ll find some quotes from these that stuck with me, plus the link […]
Announced in March 2019, we will finally see a fair FIH global ranking as of next year. We discussed this major change for the better and some other changes announced in March with Jon Wyatt, sports director for the FIH in a podcast for Studio Hockey. Listen to this podcast here and fast forward to […]