In the latest FIH (International Hockey Federation) men's and women's world rankings following the conclusion of the World Cup, the winners of both the men's and women's championships -- Australia and the Netherlands -- have maintained their positions at the top of the rankings.
According to a media release on Wednesday, Indian men have dropped one place to ninth position. India finished a lowly 9th in the World Cup after beating South Korea 3-0 at the Kyocera Stadium, The Hague, on June 14. Indian women remained static at 13th.
Argentina men, who claimed third place in the World Cup after beating England 2-0, climbed four places from 11th to seventh while both Germany (3rd) and England (5th) fell one place.