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A sculpture depicting hockey-like sports players from 510 B.C. was found in ancient Greece called ‘Κερητίζειν’. It is because it is played with the horn (“κέρας” in Greek) and an object resembling a ball. In Inner Mongolia, China, the Daur people who played Beikou had many similarities with hockey for about a thousand years. The word ‘hockey’ was recorded in 1363 when King Edward III of England banned, under penalty of punishment or imprisoned all players of stoning, wood and iron; handball, soccer, or hockey; hunting with dogs or cockfighting, or any other similar game.

The modern game evolved from private English schools in the early 19th century. The first club was born in 1849 at Blackheath in southeast London. The Hockey Association was established in 1886. The first international match took place in 1895 (Ireland won 3–0 Wales) while the International Rules Board was established. year 1900.

Field hockey was present at the Summer Olympics in 1908 and 1920. It was removed from the program in 1924, leading to the creation of the Fédération Internationale de Hockey sur Gazon as the governing body in seven countries in continental Europe. And hockey has been around since 1928. Men’s hockey joined FIH in 1970.

Two of the oldest hockey trophies are the Irish Senior Cup, which started in 1894, and the Irish Junior Cup, from 1895. In the early 1970s, artificial turf began to be used, which made a big difference. to almost every aspect of the sport, making the game go faster. New techniques and tactics such as the Indian style of football began to develop, leading to new rules of play. The switch to artificial pitches also put an end to the dominance of Indians and Pakistanis because this kind of yard is too expensive for these countries. Since the 1970s, Australia, the Netherlands and Germany have been the dominant teams at the Olympics.

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