PAHF News

  • Chile promotes social inclusion through hockey

    Removing all barriers to participation is the aim of a project being launched by the Chilean Hockey Federation in conjunction with Olympic Day on 23 June. More

  • FIH Series Finals

    All thoughts turn to Japan    x 2

    The three PAHF women’s teams of Chile, Uruguay and Mexico will be getting an early taste of what life could be like if they were to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, when they will be competing in the FIH Series Finals in Hiroshima, Japan. A fourth PAHF team, Canada, will be contesting the equivalent event in Valencia, Spain, hoping to emulate the Canada men’s team who finished top of the podium in Malaysia at the first of three men’s FIH Series Finals events. More

  • PAHF President Alberrto "Coco" Budeisky in Cuba

    Helpful meeting for PAHF President in Cuba  

    PAHF President, Alberto "Coco" Budeisky, was received by the Cuban authorities and the Cuban Olympic Committee. More

  • Federico Garcia (URU), Hugo Romero (PAR)

    Ambition burns bright for Federico and Hugo    

    Federico Garcia (URU) and Hugo Romero (PAR) are two umpires who are hungry for success. They have both been gradually moving up the ladder of international umpiring and have their eyes on the ultimate prize – Olympic and World Cup hockey. More

  • Scott Tupper and Jamie Wallace (CAN)

    For the love of the game  

    What does it take to be an elite hockey player? Obviously technical ability, tactical intelligence and a good level of fitness are vital components of any good hockey player’s DNA, but there are other, very important qualities that are the difference between mediocrity and excellence. More

  • FIH Series Finals

    Heroes in the making at the FIH Series Finals  x 3

    While 2020 is the big year in terms of the Olympic Games, it is 2019 that sees hopes and dreams realized or shattered. This is when qualification happens and, for international teams across the world, the next few months are “make or break”. The qualification route starts with the FIH Series Finals, before moving to the continental championships – in the case of PAHF, the Pan American Games – and Olympic qualifying events later in the year. More

  • Mercedes Margalot, Max Caldas, Ali Lee

    Off the pitch but still in the game  

    Mercedes Margalot (ARG), Ali Lee (CAN) and Max Caldas (ARG)

    Transitioning from sport to another career is a tricky business for athletes. After all, if you have been an elite athlete until you are in your late twenties or early thirties, that will have been your sole focus for more than half your life – certainly all your adult life.So how do athletes find, enter and make a success in a second career? More

  • Beach Hockey, Venezuela

    Beach hockey debut in 1st National Championship in Vargas state, Venezuela  

    Last weekend the Venezuelan Hockey Federation held the I National Beach Hockey Championship, Vargas 2019. The event had 11 precise teams between the male and female of Barinas, Yaracuy, Trujillo, Aragua and the host team, Vargas states. More

  • Level 3 Coaching Course - Lima

    Level 3 Coaching Course - Lima (Peru), 7-11 August 2019    

    FIH Hockey Academy in partnership with PAHF

    We invite all National Associations (NA) and Continental Federations (CF) to propose their Coaches to this course, to be run during the Pan American Games. Successful candidates may get an FIH Academy Level 3 Coach certificate. Excellent candidates may get also a Recommendation to FIH Academy High Performance Coaching course More

  • Carlos Neuhaus,  Executive Director of Lima 2019, and Gianni Delucchi, President Federación Deportiva Peruana de Hockey

    A new era: Lima 2019 officially delivers to the Peruvian Hockey Federation the new pitch for the Pan American Games  

    In the most important milestone in the history of Peruvian hockey, the Organizing Committee of Lima 2019 delivered this morning to the Peruvian Hockey Federation the two official courts of this sport, where the matches of the Pan American Games will take place. More