World Roller-Hockey Championships – Stamps of Spain 1988.

World Roller-Hockey Championships – Stamps of Spain 1988.

Spain issued a stamp on 28th World Roller-Hockey Championships held at La Coruna on 07 Sep 1988.

SPAIN ROLLER HOCKEY
SPAIN ROLLER HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

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USA Postcards -1984 Olympics-Hockey Station

USA Postcards -1984 Olympics-Hockey Station

A 13c Postcard issued on 1980 Olympics featuring a Runner Carrying Olympic Torch.It was issued on 30 Apr 1984. It also features a cancellation on Hockey station Monterey Park California 29 Jul 1984. The Weingart Stadium in Monterey Park played host to all Field Hockey matches of 1984 Olympics.

Cat no UX 102.

USA PC HOCKEY STN
USA PC 1984 HOCKEY STATION- MONTEREY PARK VENUE FOR FIELD HOCKEY 1984 OLYMPICS

USA Aerogrammes  on Equestrian – 1984 Olympics.

USA Aerogrammes  on Equestrian – 1984 Olympics.

The USA issued a 30 cent  Aerogramme in 1983. It featured Equestrian Sports. A Special cancellation on Pre Cancel  Station Columbia Ohio was provided on 22 Aug 1984 on this aerogramme to promote 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The cancellation also features the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics Medal.

The Aerogramme various other Olympic Sports ( Hockey, Waterpolo, Tennis, Judo, Rowing)

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USA AEROGRAMMES 1983- EQUESTRIAN SPORTS 1984 OLYMPICS & PRE CANCEL STATION
US 84 OLYMPICS EQ BACK
USA AEROGRAMMES 1983- EQUESTRIAN SPORTS 1984 OLYMPICS

Mexico Olympics 1968 – Hockey Champions.

Mexico Olympics 1968 – Hockey Champions.

Pakistan beat Australia 2-1 in the Finals of 1968 Olympics Hockey to win the Gold Medal. India beat Germany 2-1 to win the Bronze.

Pakistan issued a set of two stamps 15 Paise and One rupee on 30 Jan 1969 to commemorate this victory. A FDC of Pakistan with two stamps and Karachi Philatelic Bureau cancellation are listed.

PAKISTAN 1968 OLYMPICS HOCKEY
PAKISTAN FDC 1968 OLYMPICS HOCKEY CHAMPION

Stamps on Sports – Guernsey 1986

Stamps on Sports – Guernsey 1986

Guernsey issued a set of six stamps on Sports on 24 July 1986. The Sports featured on stamps are

10p – Bowling           14p – Cricket              22p – Women’s Squash

28p – Women’s Field Hockey      31p – Swimming     34p- Rifle Shooting.

GUERNSEY 86 SPORTS
GUERNSEY FDC 1986 -SPORTS

 

Miniature Sheet Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 – India

Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 – India

The 14th edition of Men’s World Cup Field Hockey known as Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 is being held from 28 Nov 2018 to 16 Dec 2018 at Kalinga Stadium Bhubaneswar in Odisha India. 16 Teams are participating. India is hosting the WorldCup for the third time after Mumbai 1982 & Delhi 2010.

An odd shaped miniature sheet has been released by India Post on 27 Nov 2018 to commemorate this event. The miniature sheet is in the shape of an Olive Ridley turtle. The stamps feature The World Cup Trophy and the players with hockey sticks in different phases of the Game. One of the stamps also features the mascot “Olly” playing hockey which represents the Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. Lord Jagganath also features on the sheet.

Results for 05 Dec 2018 -Germany beat The Netherlands 4-1 in a superb display of Hockey. It was North European hockey derby among two hockey giants.

Results for 11 Dec and Quarter Final Line up for 12 & 13 Dec

The Netherlands beat Canada 5-0 to set up Quarter-Final Clash with Home team India. Belgium beat Pakistan 5-0 to qualify for Quarter Finals.

Quarter Final 

12 Dec – Argentina Vs  England & Australia Vs France

13 Dec – Germany Vs Belgium & The Netherlands Vs India

All stamps are of Rupees Five denomination. 503900 stamps have printed and 1,30,000 Miniature Sheets have been printed. ( Source Courtesy India Post Brochure).

MS INDIA 2018 WORLD CUP
MINIATURE SHEET INDIA 2018 -ODISHA HOCKEY MEN’S WORLD CUP BHUBANESHWAR 2018
MS INDIA 2018 WORLD CUP HOCKEY BRO
MS INDIA 2018 ODISHA HOCKEY MEN’S WORLD CUP BHUBANESHWAR BROCHURE

 

ONE DAY TO GO -Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 – India

Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 – India

The 14th edition of Men’s World Cup Field Hockey known as Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 will be held from 28 Nov 2018 to 16 Dec 2018 at Kalinga Stadium Bhubaneswar in Odisha India. 16 Teams will be participating.

                                         ONE DAY TO GO

11th World Cup – It was held in Germany from 6 to 17 September 2006 in Germany. The hosts Germany lifted their second title by beating Australia 4-3 in the Final.

12th World Cup – The 2010 World Cup was held in New Delhi from 28 February to 13 March 2010. Australia won their second World title by beating Germany 2-1 in the final. A special cover was released in Delhi on 13 March 2010 to mark this event.

SPL CVR HERO WORLD CUP HOCKEY
SPECIAL COVER 2010 HERO WORLD CUP HOCKEY

13th World Cup – The 2014 World Cup was hosted by The Netherlands from 31 May to 15 June 2014. Defending Champions Australia won the Cup for the third time defeating Netherlands 6-1 in the Final. Belgium issued a stamp on this event.

2014 WORLD CUP HOCKEY BELGIUM
2014 WORLD CUP HOCKEY BELGIUM