Odisha is hosting the Hockey World Cup 2018. The opening ceremony of Men’s Hockey World Cup took place at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. The opening ceremony, which was almost a three-hour long, conveyed a powerful message of “oneness of humanity”.
India is hosting the FIH Hockey World Cup for the third time, earlier Mumbai in 1982 and New Delhi in 2010 have hosted the event. World’s top 16 teams will fight for the coveted title in the 14th edition of the tournament.
Source: The Hindu
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- Odisha CM: Naveen Patnaik, Governor: Ganeshi Lal.