Govt Gives Go-ahead to HI to Host CT, Olympic Qualifier

New Delhi, Jun 16 (PTI) The Sports Ministry has given Hockey India (HI) the green signal to host the 33rd FIH Champions Trophy and next year's Olympic qualifying tournament to be held here.

"We are pleased to announce that the Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of India has granted permission to Hockey India for hosting the 33rd FIH Champions Trophy and the London Olympic qualifier tournament for both men and women," HI said in a statement today.

The eight-nation Champions Trophy will be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from December 3 to 11.

Apart from hosts India, other participating teams in the league-cum-knockout event would include world champions Australia, England, Germany, Korea, Netherlands, Pakistan and Spain.


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