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April 1, 2020

FIH chief Batra welcomes IOC’s Olympic decision

Sports

April 1, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra, president International Hockey Federation (FIH) has welcomed International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to finalise dates for Tokyo Olympics.

In his message he said that such decision well in time would help hockey fraternity make necessary preparations well in time.“On behalf of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), I would like to thank the International Olympic Committee, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Government of Japan and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for having confirmed the new dates of next year’s Olympics so swiftly.

The international hockey community fully supports this decision. Athletes and coaches can now plan their preparations in full knowledge of the new schedule, which is very helpful.

We look forward to a magnificent event which will unite the world in Tokyo next year! In the meantime, I wish everyone to keep well and safe.”