FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed a partnership with the JSW Group for the upcoming FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, which will kick-off later this month. The group supports and promotes Olympics in India and has created an Olympic Training Institute in the Inspire Institute of Sport as well as has Olympic training centres across the country. The 15th edition of FIH’s flagship event for men will be played from 13 January to 29 January in Odisha, India.
About the JSW Group:
JSW Group is ranked among India’s leading business houses, active in various sectors including Steel, Energy, Infrastructure, Cement, Paints, Venture Capital and Sports. JSW is committed to using sports as a means of nation-building and has a long history of supporting and promoting Olympic sport in India. From creating and running India’s premier Olympic Training Institute in the Inspire Institute of Sport to having several Olympic training centres across the country, the Group takes great pride in contributing to the growth of Olympic sport in India.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- International Hockey Federation Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland;
- International Hockey Federation CEO: Thierry Weil;
- International Hockey Federation Founded: 7 January 1924;
- International Hockey Federation Founder: Paul Léautey;
- International Hockey Federation Motto: FairPlay Friendship Forever.