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In architecture, an alcove is a recessed area open from a larger room but enclosed by walls, pillars, or other architectural elements.
Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River - geographically Lower Egypt and Upper Egypt, in the place that is now occupied by the countries of Egypt and Sudan.
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).
The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.
Aquaplaning or hydroplaning by the tires of a road vehicle, aircraft or other wheeled vehicle occurs when a layer of water builds between the wheels of the vehicle and the road surface, leading to a loss of traction that prevents the vehicle from responding to control inputs.
The Argentina national field hockey team, (Selección masculina de hockey sobre césped de Argentina) represents Argentina in field hockey and is governed by the Argentine Hockey Confederation (CAH).
The Argentina women's national field hockey team (Selección femenina de hockey sobre césped de Argentina) is governed by the Argentine Hockey Confederation (CAH).
Aristocracy (Greek ἀριστοκρατία aristokratía, from ἄριστος aristos "excellent", and κράτος kratos "power") is a form of government that places strength in the hands of a small, privileged ruling class.
Artificial turf is a surface of synthetic fibers made to look like natural grass.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Australia men's national field hockey team (nicknamed the Kookaburras) is one of the nation's most successful top-level sporting teams.
The Australia women's national field hockey team (nicknamed the Hockeyroos) are, as of September 2015, ranked second in the world.
Beighton Cup is one of the oldest field hockey tournament running till date.
Boikoo tarkbei or Daur hockey is a game similar to field hockey or street hockey.
Beni Hasan (also written as Bani Hasan, or also Beni-Hassan) (بني حسن) is an Ancient Egyptian cemetery site.
Blackheath is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Lewisham.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.
The China women's national field hockey team is represents the People's Republic of China.
Clergy are some of the main and important formal leaders within certain religions.
Common Era or Current Era (CE) is one of the notation systems for the world's most widely used calendar era – an alternative to the Dionysian AD and BC system.
The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.
A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.
A courtier is a person who is often in attendance at the court of a monarch or other royal personage.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The Daur people (Khalkha Mongolian: Дагуур/Daguur;; the former name "Dahur" is considered derogatory) are a Mongolic-speaking ethnic group in northeastern China.
Deadspin is a sports news and blog website, originally founded by Gawker Media, and currently owned by the Gizmodo Media Group subsidiary of Univision Communications' Fusion Media Group.
A developing country (or a low and middle income country (LMIC), less developed country, less economically developed country (LEDC), underdeveloped country) is a country with a less developed industrial base and a low Human Development Index (HDI) relative to other countries.
In geometry, a diameter of a circle is any straight line segment that passes through the center of the circle and whose endpoints lie on the circle.
Drag flicking is a scoring technique in the sport of field hockey.
The Early Middle Ages or Early Medieval Period, typically regarded as lasting from the 5th or 6th century to the 10th century CE, marked the start of the Middle Ages of European history.
The early modern period of modern history follows the late Middle Ages of the post-classical era.
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.
Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II.
The Eleventh Dynasty of ancient Egypt (notated Dynasty XI) is a well-attested group of rulers.
England Hockey is the national governing body for the sport of field hockey in England.
The England women's national field hockey team competes in most major international tournaments except the Olympic Games.
The Euro Hockey League is an annual men's field hockey cup competition organised by the EHF for the very top hockey clubs in Europe.
Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.
Field Hockey at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics was held from August 17 to August 27.
Hockey at the Pacific Games (previously known as the South Pacific Games) was introduced as a tournament for men's teams in 1979.
Field hockey, was introduced at the Olympic Games as a men's competition at the 1908 Games in London, with six teams, including four from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Field hockey in Great Britain is governed by Great Britain Hockey.
A hockey pitch is the playing surface for the game of field hockey.
The FIH Hockey World League (HWL) was an international field hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
In association football, the formation describes how the players in a team generally position themselves on the pitch.
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
The Germany men's national field hockey team is one of the most successful sides in the world, winning gold at the Summer Olympics four times (including once as West Germany), the Hockey World Cup twice, the EuroHockey Nations Championship eight times (including twice as West Germany) and the Hockey Champions Trophy nine times (including three times as West Germany).
The Germany women's national field hockey team has represented the unified Germany since 1991.
The globus cruciger (Latin for "cross-bearing orb"), also known as the orb and cross, is an orb (Latin: globus) surmounted (Latin: gerere, to wear) by a cross (Latin: crux).
In sports, a goal is a physical structure or area where an attacking team must send the ball or puck in order to score points.
In many team sports which involve scoring goals, the goalkeeper (termed goaltender, netminder, goalie or keeper in some sports) is a designated player charged with directly preventing the opposing team from scoring by intercepting shots at goal.
The golden goal or golden point is a rule used in association football, bandy, lacrosse, field hockey, ice hockey, floorball and korfball to decide the winner of a match (typically a knock-out match) in which scores are equal at the end of normal time.
The Great Britain men's national field hockey team represents the United Kingdom in Olympic field hockey tournaments.
The history of Iran, commonly also known as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the history of a larger region, also to an extent known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia, the Bosphorus, and Egypt in the west to the borders of Ancient India and the Syr Darya in the east, and from the Caucasus and the Eurasian Steppe in the north to the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman in the south.
Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick.
Field hockey, listed as hockey in the competition, is one of the sports at the quadrennial Commonwealth Games competition.
Hockey Australia is an organisation that formed from the merger of the Australian Hockey Association and Women's Hockey Australia in 2000.
The Hockey Champions Challenge I was an international field hockey tournament, played every two years.
The Hockey Champions Challenge II is an international field hockey competition introduced by the International Hockey Federation in 2009.
The Hockey Champions Trophy (HCT) is an international field hockey tournament held by the International Hockey Federation (IHF).
The Hockey Junior World Cup, is an international field hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
The Hockey Rules Board, which is a board under the Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), produces rules for both indoor and outdoor field hockey.
The Hockey World Cup is an international field hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
Hurling (iománaíocht, iomáint) is an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic and Irish origin.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
An illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders (marginalia) and miniature illustrations.
The system of imperial units or the imperial system (also known as British Imperial or Exchequer Standards of 1825) is the system of units first defined in the British Weights and Measures Act of 1824, which was later refined and reduced.
In the United Kingdom, independent schools (also private schools) are fee-paying private schools, governed by an elected board of governors and independent of many of the regulations and conditions that apply to state-funded schools.
The India national field hockey team was the first non-European team to be a part of the International Hockey Federation.
The Indian dribble is a field hockey technique, first appearing at the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Indoor field hockey, or indoor hockey, is an indoor variant of "traditional" outdoor field hockey.
Inner Mongolia, officially the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region or Nei Mongol Autonomous Region (Ѳвѳр Монголын Ѳѳртѳѳ Засах Орон in Mongolian Cyrillic), is one of the autonomous regions of China, located in the north of the country.
The Fédération Internationale de Hockey (English: International Hockey Federation), commonly known by the acronym FIH is the international governing body of field hockey and indoor field hockey.
The Irish Hockey Association (IHA; Cumann Haca na hÉireann) is the governing body for the game of (field) hockey throughout the island of Ireland.
The Irish Junior Cup (Men's Hockey) is a knockout trophy played for field hockey clubs in Ireland.
The Irish Senior Cup is the premier knock-out trophy played for by the best men's hockey clubs in Ireland.
John Strype (1 November 1643 – 11 December 1737) was an English clergyman, historian and biographer.
Kevlar is a heat-resistant and strong synthetic fiber, related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora.
Knattleikr (English: 'ball-game') was an ancient ball game played by the Vikings of Iceland.
La soule, later choule, is a traditional team sport that originated in Normandy and Picardy.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Mass is both a property of a physical body and a measure of its resistance to acceleration (a change in its state of motion) when a net force is applied.
The Mid-Atlantic, also called Middle Atlantic states or the Mid-Atlantic states, form a region of the United States generally located between New England and the South Atlantic States.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
The middle class is a class of people in the middle of a social hierarchy.
Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.
A military exercise or war game is the employment of military resources in training for military operations, either exploring the effects of warfare or testing strategies without actual combat.
The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.
A mouthguard is a protective device for the mouth that covers the teeth and gums to prevent and reduce injury to the teeth, arches, lips and gums.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is the body that writes the rules of competition for most high school sports and activities in the United States.
The Netherlands national men's field hockey team is one of the most successful teams in the world, having won the Summer Olympics twice, the Hockey World Cup three times, the Champions Trophy eight times, the EuroHockey Nations Championship three times and the 2012–13 Hockey World League tournament once.
The Netherlands' national women's field hockey team is currently number one on the FIH world rankings and they are the reigning world champions.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
The New Zealand men's national field hockey team, also known as the Black Sticks Men, upset Australia to win gold at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, becoming the first non-Asian/European team to clinch the gold medal.
Nineteen Eighty-Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel published in 1949 by English author George Orwell.
Northern Europe is the general term for the geographical region in Europe that is approximately north of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
Norway's Bandy Association (Norges Bandyforbund) is the governing body for the sports of bandy, floorball and field hockey in Norway.
Olympic sports are sports that are contested in the Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games.
The Pakistan national field hockey team (پاکستان قومى ہاكى ٹیم) is administered by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), the governing body for hockey in Pakistan.
The penalty box or sin bin (sometimes called the bad box, or simply bin or box) is the area in ice hockey, roller derby, rugby league, rugby union and some other sports where a player sits to serve the time of a given penalty, for an offence not severe enough to merit outright expulsion from the contest.
Penalty cards are used in many sports as a means of warning, reprimanding or penalising a player, coach or team official.
In field hockey, a penalty corner, sometimes known as a short corner, is a penalty given against the defending team.
A penalty shootout is a method used in field hockey to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament (or wins the tournament) following a tied game.
In field hockey, a penalty stroke, sometimes known as a penalty flick, is the most severe penalty given.
Pile is the raised surface or nap of a fabric, consisting of upright loops or strands of yarn.
Polo is a team sport played on horseback.
Punjab is a state in northern India.
The regulation of sport is usually done by a sport governing body for each sport, resulting in a core of relatively invariant, agreed rules.
Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.
A sceptre (British English) or scepter (American English; see spelling differences) is a symbolic ornamental staff or wand held in the hand by a ruling monarch as an item of royal or imperial insignia.
The South Africa women's national field hockey team represents South Africa in international field hockey matches and tournaments.
South Asia or Southern Asia (also known as the Indian subcontinent) is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan SAARC countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and east.
The Korea national field hockey team represents South Korea in the international field hockey competitions.
The Korea women's national field hockey team represents the Republic of Korea (South Korea).
Southern Africa is the southernmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics, and including several countries.
The Spain men's national field hockey team has competed in every World Cup since the first edition in 1971.
The Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is an annual international men's field hockey tournament held in Malaysia.
The Sultan of Johor Cup is an annual, international under–21 men's field hockey tournament held in Malaysia.
The Summer Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Teddington is a suburban area lying west south-west of London, England.
The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.
A draw or tie occurs in a competitive sport when the results are identical or inconclusive.
Title IX is a federal civil rights law in the United States of America that was passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972.
An umpire in field hockey is a person with the authority to make decisions on a hockey pitch in accordance with the rules of the game.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The upper class in modern societies is the social class composed of people who hold the highest social status, and usuall are also the wealthiest members of society, and also wield the greatest political power.
USA Field Hockey is the national governing body for field hockey in the United States.
Western Europe is the region comprising the western part of Europe.
Winston Smith is a fictional character and the protagonist of George Orwell's 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
The Yale Daily News is an independent student newspaper published by Yale University students in New Haven, Connecticut since January 28, 1878.
The Yuan dynasty, officially the Great Yuan (Yehe Yuan Ulus), was the empire or ruling dynasty of China established by Kublai Khan, leader of the Mongolian Borjigin clan.
The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially called the Games of the XXI Olympiad (French: Les XXIes olympiques d'été), was an international multi-sport event in Montreal, Quebec, in 1976, and the first Olympic Games held in Canada.
The 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games (officially known as II Summer Youth Olympic Games) (Chinese: 第二届夏季青年奧林匹克运动会) were the second Summer Youth Olympic Games, an international sports, education and cultural festival for teenagers, held from 16 to 28 August 2014 in Nanjing, China.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.