PAHF News

  • 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

  • FIH Pro League action

    Argentina women head PAHF’s Pro League challenge    x 4

    The aim of the inaugural FIH Hockey Pro League was to create an exciting home and away global league that would introduce hockey to new fans and create an exciting live sports event at venues around the world. And in so many ways the new league has delivered. More

  • Big Apple International Indoor Championship 2019 - USA National Team - women winners

    Big Apple International Indoor Championship 2019  

    OKD Field Hockey Club (CAN), USA Women and University of Maryland reign Champions!

    The Big Apple International Indoor Championship took place at the WC Eagles Training Center in Pennsylvania, and was run on March 2nd-3rd. Tournament Director, Nigel Traverso, started this showcasing event in order to bring together men and women teams from all over North America – even internationally. More

  • Para-Hockey

    ParaHockey takes centre stage  

    If ParaHockey were to be included in the 2024 Paralympic Games, then Silvina Forrester’s dreams will have come true. It will mean that the work of people like Silvina – who understand the huge importance that sports like hockey have in promoting healthier, happier lives for those living with disabilities – has been recognised and rewarded. More

  • Guyana Hockey Board

    PAHF makes donation of hockey equipment to Guyana  

    The Guyana Hockey Board has benefitted from a donation of hockey equipment consisting of 400 sticks and 165 balls from the Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF). More

  • Andy Adrians (right) in action vs. Argentina at the 2017 Pan American Cup in Lancaster

    Hope and new horizons for hockey exiles  x 3  

    Andy Adrians quit his career in the police force to concentrate full-time on hockey, as both captain of the national men’s hockey team and as a development worker for the sport. This is not an unusual situation in some countries. But this was no simple or safe situation because Andy’s team and country is Venezuela, the South American country currently turn apart by politics. More