India in fray to host 2018 Hockey World Cup

The FIH received official submissions from five of the original six nations that initially expressed interest earlier in the year. The next phase of the process will feature the detailed evaluation of each bid which will be followed by further discussions and clarifications with NAs as well as site visits to each country.

updated: September 10, 2013 18:17 IST
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Lausanne: India are among the five nations, who have placed their bids before the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to host the 2018 Hockey World Cup.

The FIH said that it had received seven high quality bids from five nations who are all vying for the chance to host men's and women's showpiece events to be held simultaneously.

According to a FIH statement, four official proposals to host the men's World Cup have been made, with a further three submissions being made for the women's tournament.

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