England have already withdrawn from the junior Hockey World Cup due to Covid-19 related issues. Poland have replaced England.
In a strongly-worded letter to FIH, HI president said that Belgium and its players questioning the voting system was disrespectful towards the Indian winners and demeaning their achievements.
India swept the FIH annual awards, claiming all top honours based on a voting system which was lambasted by Belgium.
Hockey India decided not to send teams at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games citing COVID. The government says it was not consulted.
The 33-year-old was recently given the best goalkeeper award in men's section at the FIH annual awards for his performance in India's historic bronze medal-winning feat at the Tokyo Olympics.
The third season of the women's FIH Hockey Pro League begins on October 13 with Olympic and world champions the Netherlands taking on Belgium.
Drag-flick experts Harmanpreet Singh and Gurjit Kaur were named the FIH Player of the Year in the men’s and women’s categories, respectively.
Hockey India President Gyanandro Ningombam communicated the federation's decision to Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra.
England Hockey said in a statement that it has informed FIH of its decision to 'unfortunately' withdraw from the November 24-December 5 tournament.
The players will be returning to the national camp for the first time after their historic bronze-medal winning feat at Tokyo Olympics, breaking a 41-year old drought.
SV Sunil's decision to call time came a day after drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh and defender Birendra Lakra announced their international retirements.
The news of Lakra's retirement came in few hours after his teammate Rupinder Pal decided to quit the game. Both players were part of India's Tokyo Olympics bronze medal-winning side.
With four goals, the 30-year-old Rupinder Pal played an important role in India's bronze medal-winning feat at Tokyo Olympics. It was also India's first hockey medal at Olympics after 41 years.
Due to travel restrictions because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in India, Australia have opted out of the competition.
Indian men's team won the bronze at Tokyo Games to end a four-decade-old Olympic medal drought in hockey.
Apart from FIH Junior Men's World Cup, Australia will also miss FIH Pro League, Junior Women’s World Cup, Indoor World Cup and Masters Indoor World Cup.
The men's hockey team produced an inspiring performance at the Tokyo Games, where it edged out Germany 5-4 to claim a bronze medal, the country's first in the sport in 41 years.
The 25 porobables include Gagandeep Kaur, Mariana Kujur, Suman Devi Thoudam and Mahima Choudhary, who have been moved to the Senior Core Group from the Junior ranks.
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