Bangkok 1998 – 13th Asian Games- Stamps of Thailand

Bangkok 1998 – 13th Asian Games- Stamps of Thailand

The 13th Asian Games were held in Bangkok – Thailand from 06 Dec to 20 Dec 1998. A total of 6,554  Competitors from 41 Nations participated in 377 events in 36 Sports

A  set of Four stamps were released on 27 mar 1998. The stamps feature Shooting ,Gymnastics,Swimming & Wind Surfing.

 

A set of four stamps was issued as Charity stamps with surcharge on 06 Dec 1998.The stamps featured Field Hockey, Wrestling ,Rowing , Show Jumping.

Jakarta 1962 – 4th Asian Games-Stamps of Indonesia.

Jakarta 1962 – 4th Asian Games-Stamps of Indonesia

The 12th Asian Games were held in Jakarta – Indonesia from 24 Aug to 04 Sep 1962. A total of 1,460 Competitors from 12 Nations participated in 88 events in 13 Sports

A Set of Stamps was issued by Indonesia 24 Jun 1962 on Sports events.

1962 ASIAD SPORTS
1962 JAKARTA ASIAD -STAMPS OF INDONESIA ON SPORTS- BASKETBALL, DISCUS ,DIVING
1962 ASIAD SPORTS
1962 JAKARTA ASIAD -STAMPS OF INDONESIA ON SPORTS -FOOTBALL,BOXING,HOCKEY,WATER POLO,TABLE TENNIS

Independent India’s First Olympics Hockey Gold -12 Aug 1948

Independent India’s First Olympics Hockey Gold -12 Aug 1948

It was on 12 Aug 1948 that Independent India won its First Olympics Hockey Gold at London 1948 Olympics by defeating Great Britain 4-0 in the the Final.

Today we celebrate 70 Years of that memorable feat.

HOCKEY GOLD
INDEPENDENT INDIA’S FIRST OLYMPICS HOCKEY GOLD -1948

Women’s World Cup Hockey 2018-Netherlands are World Champions

Women’s World Cup Hockey 2018- Netherlands are World Champions

The 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup is the 14th edition of  Women’s Hockey World Cup a field Hockey Tournament. It is being held from 21 Jul to 05 Aug 2018 at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre in London. 16 Teams  participated .Netherlands became Champions for eighth time defeating Ireland 6-0 in the final on 05 Aug 2018 at London.Netherlands has won four silver and one bronze medal also in previous World Cups -which means in only one World Cup held in Dublin they were not on the Podium. What a record? But Ireland won everybody’s hearts. They were the lowest rank team at 16th to ever reach a final. Irish amateur players but up a great show against the top ranked team whose players are all Professionals.

A Stamp was issued by Canada on Women’s Field Hockey World Championships held at Vancouver in Aug 1979. A FDC dated 16 Aug 1979 is listed.

CANADA WOMEN HOCKEY
FIRST DAY COVER CANADA 1979 – WOMEN’S FIELD HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Rainbow on Stamps -Netherlands- FDC 1973

Rainbow on Stamps -Netherlands- FDC 1973

A set of Four stamps was issued by Netherlands on 31 Jul 1973 on various themes. One of the stamps has the rainbow colors. The themes were

35c -Satellite receiving station at Burum.

50c- RAINBOW STAMP -100th Anniversary World Meteorological Organisation

25c- 75th Anniversary Royal Hockey Union.

30c – World Championships in Rhythm Gymnastics.

RAINBOW STAMPS
STAMPS ON RAINBOW -NETHERLANDS 1973