India bids to host men’s or women’s hockey World Cup in 2023

first_img Press Trust of India New DelhiFebruary 5, 2019UPDATED: February 5, 2019 15:51 IST Major Dhyan Chand Hockey stadium file photo (Reuters)HIGHLIGHTSAustralia, Germany, India, Malaysia, New Zealand and Spain have entered their bidsFIH has provided two windows for the World Cup – 1-17 July 2022 or 13-29 January 2023FIH Executive Board will make the final decision on both hosts in June 2019India are among the six countries that have presented bids to host the next edition of the hockey World Cup, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced Tuesday.India have proposed conducting the event for either men or women in the January 13 to 29, 2023 window, which has also been preferred by Australia and New Zealand. India have hosted the men’s World Cup thrice, the latest being last year in Bhubaneswar.Spain, Malaysia and Germany have proposed organising the event in the July 1 to 17, 2022 window.”Bidding countries had to indicate until the deadline of 31 January 2019 also their preferred time window, either 1-17 July 2022 or 13-29 January 2023,” the FIH said in a statement.Six countries submit their bid to host the next Hockey World Cups!The events to be played in 2022 & 2023!Click on the link for more details https://t.co/YhfqSjbNPv#HWC #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/xq6sJKTcHSInternational Hockey Federation (@FIH_Hockey) February 5, 2019FIH will now start the evaluation process of the bids and its Executive Board will make the final decision on both hosts in June this year.”FIH is glad to have received such strong bids. This confirms how appealing our events are,” FIH CEO Thierry Weil said.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byPTI Tags :Follow Hockey World CupFollow FIHFollow Hockey IndiaFollow Thierry Weil Next India bids to host men’s or women’s hockey World Cup in 2023India have proposed conducting the event for either men or women in the January 13 to 29, 2023 window, which has also been preferred by Australia and New Zealand.advertisementlast_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *