Monday, 14 November 2011

Hockey World Cup and Hockey Tickets

The Hockey World Cup is an international field hockey contest organized by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The first event Hockey World Cup was held in 1971 after that it is held every four years and first Women's Hockey World Cup was started in 1974 which was organized by the International Federation of Women's Hockey Associations (IFWHA) until 1981 when the governing bodies merged into the current International Hockey Federation in 1982.
Five countries have conquered the Hockey World Cup  history. Pakistan is the most successful team, having succeed the competition four times. The Netherlands having succeed  three tournaments and Germany and Australia have each succeed two tournaments. India succeed the tournament once and coming Hockey World Cup  well be held from from June 2–14, 2014 in The Hague, Netherlands.
The Hockey World Cup was first considered by pakistan’s Air Marshal Nur Khan. He wished-for his idea to the FIH under the name of Patrick Rawley, the first editor of World Hockey magazine. Their idea was approved on October 26, 1969, and adopted by the FIH Council at a conference in Brussels on April 12, 1970. The FIH decided that the first World Cup would be apprehended in October 1971, in Pakistan.
The Hockey World Cup trophy was formed by the Pakistani Army in Brussels On March 27, 1971 which was was proposed by the Bashir Moojid. The trophy consists of a silver cup with an intricate floral design, surmounted by a globe of the world in silver and gold, placed on a high blade base inlaid with ivory. The first three Hockey World Cups  were apprehended every two years. The 1978 Hockey World Cup was the only competition held three years from the preceding competition. Since 1982, the contest has been held every four years, halfway between the Summer Olympics field hockey contest. The 2010 Hockey World Cup was held in India from February 28 to March 13 at New Delhi's Dhyan Chand National Stadium

Hockey competition was incorporated in Olympic Games in 1908. Only men participated this to contest and first women's  Olympic hockey competition was apprehended in 1980,Moscow. Now Olympic hockey matches will be apprehended in London  Olympic games 2012. The hockey competitions will be started from Sunday 29 July to Saturday 11 august at hockey center, Olympic park. Hockey Tickets are available at sport ticket exchange for a reasonable rates. Sports Ticket Exchange is a good source for Olympic Hockey Tickets.

Friday, 28 October 2011

Olympic Hockey Introduction

Hockey is a popular and interesting game for both men and women's all most in every country around the world in which two teams of 11 players takes part in a match and every players of each team tries to score  by hitting or pushing by using hockey sticks the ball in the opposite team goal. Hockey is also called field hockey in some countries.

International tournaments for both men and women organized in all over the world in every year. These tournaments include the the quadrennial Hockey World Cups. Hockey Olympic Games and Hockey Annual Champions Trophies. Hockey has maximum number of participants and it is the third largest game which has maximum number of participants through worldwide . 

 Hockey Day in Canada is an annual special broadcast to celebrate the game in Canada that includes features all afternoon, leading up to a tripleheader of NHL action featuring the seven Canadian teams (Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, Vancouver Canucks). One exception was the 2008 edition that featured four games including two American teams (Detroit and Colorado) along with the six Canadian teams; this was due to the NHL's schedule format at the time, as there was no inter-conference games between Canadian teams. A lot numbers of girls and women's of Canada and United States  takes part in hockey tournaments. Hockey tournaments played in both  Summer and Winter  in almost all countries but in some countries winter prevents hockey match so in those countries indoor hockey tournaments are played during winter.

Many countries have hockey club and tournaments were organized for both junior and senior players. The players Teddington Hockey Club introduced the idea of a striking circle. The first formal hockey game was played in Kingston,Ontario in 1855.after thirty years first national hockey association was formed in 1885 ,Canad. In 1861 the first hockey club was formed in Black-heath. England and Ireland played first international match in 1895.

There are also some types of hockey as ice hockey, street hockey, Air hockey,Beach hockey, Ball hockey, Box hockey, Deck hockey, Floor hockey, Gym hockey, Noak Hockey, Power hockey, Skater hockey, Table hockey and Underwater hockey.

Hockey tournaments was included in Olympic Games in 1908. Only men played this to tournament and first women's Olympic hockey competition was held in 1980,Moscow. Now Olympic Hockey was held in London Olympic games 2012 and the hockey matches will be started from Sunday 29 July to Saturday 11 august at hockey center Olympic park. Olympic Hockey Tickets are available at sport ticket exchange for a reasonable rates. Sports Ticket Exchange is a good source for Olympic Hockey Tickets.