Tuesday, 2 December 2008

World Hockey ONLINE

Contents - Issue 39

| President’s View
Els van Breda Vriesman, FIH President

| Into the limelight
Minke Booij still can’t believe it. After leading the Dutch team to the World Cup title in Madrid the experienced defender picked up the WorldHockey Player of the Year award
| Asian evolution
For the first time in a World Cup there were four women’s teams from Asia and after a series of twists and turns it was Japan who emerged as the rising stars

| Congress Highlights
The first part of November 2006 was an important period for the FIH and the sport of hockey. Here’s a summary of the excellent week at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London
| Record setters
In the first of a two part series B.G Joshi from India provides a fascinating set of facts, figures and details you never knew about the game

| Obituary - Muhammad Qasim
Pakistan is mourning the death of the former Olympian Muhammad Qasim who has died after a brave battle against cancer aged 32