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Field Hockey variants have been played for thousands of years; Ice Hockey was only begun in the 18th century.

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What was played first ice hockey or field hockey?

Hockey was historically not played on ice until around the invention of modern ice hockey. This was well after the creation of modern field hockey, which itself derived from earlier variations. In short: field hockey was first.


What is field hockey on ice?

Well, by field hockey I think you mean hockey games that are done on the ground like field hockey, street hockey,ect. It is called ice hockey. *Field hockey and ice hockey are completely different rulebases. As the first answer pretty much describes, it is simply called "field hockey on ice", like it is called "field hockey on grass", "on turf", "on concrete", etc.


What country did field hockey come from?

It came from India and developed slower in today's modern day hockey, as for sport like ice hockey and other types of hockey's came from Canada.


The idea for ice hockey probably came from what other sport?

Field Hockey and any sort of ice based sport (figure skating, etc.)


What is the difference between ice hockey and field hockey?

Ice hockey is played on ice, while field hockey is played on a grass surface, the rules in field hockey are kinder than ice hockey, and the sticks vary between versions.


What came first hockey or soccer?

That depends on whether you are referring to Ice Hockey or Field Hockey. Soccer originated with the ancient game of Harpastum, played by the Roman Legions, while Ice Hockey was invented in Canada in the 19th Century. Field Hockey, on the other hand is known to have been played in Ancient Greece at the Olympic Games. There is a monument in the museum at Olympia which depicts two players with typical curved field hockey sticks in a face-off position and a ball between them.


When did ice hockey first come into Olympics?

it came in 1920


What is the field called for a hockey game?

ice hockey is a rink and field hockey is just a field


How many different events does hockey have?

In the Olympics, there are four events: men's field hockey, women's field hockey, men's ice hockey, women's ice hockey. The first two are played during the Summer Games; the latter two are played during the Winter Games.


Is there such a sport called ice hockey?

Ice Hockey is Hockey played on ice; as compared to Field Hockey which is played on grass.


Is hockey a field sport?

Field hockey is a field sport, but both indoor and ice hockey are rink sports.


What came first hockey or basketball?

Hockey. Field hockey was invented by the Ancient Greeks. Ice Hockey was invented in the early 19th century in Nova Scotia, Canada where it was originally known as "Shinney". Basketball was invented by James Naismith, an expatriate Canadian living in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891.


What sport is similar to ice hockey?

I would say field hockey or lacrosse are probably the closest to ice hockey.


What are the kinds of hockey?

roller hockey ice hockey and field hockey


When did India participate in hockey for the first time in the Olympics?

While they have never participated in ice hockey they have been participating in field hockey since 1928.


What is ice hockey similar to?

Field Hockey or Lacrosse


How many hockey teems play on one hockey field?

you can have 2 teams on the ice/field/pavement in hockey.


Where did hockey come from?

England, but originated to Canada during the War of 1812. The soldiers invented it for fun and now came a game of field hockey, street hockey, and ice hockey.These sports are fun to play!:)


Is it an ice rink or an ice field in ice hockey?

Ice rink.


Hockey time line?

(Please Note Ice Hockey takes its Origins from Hockey "Field" and Shinny but this will only be a time line for Ice Hockey) * 1843 - Kingston Ontario (Played By British Troops with Field Hockey Sticks and Ball On Ice) * 1886 - Queens University v Royal Military College (First Official Ruled Game) Time Line For Ice Hockey... Confirmed Please Feel Free to Add to the list


Is indoor hockey an Olympic sport?

No, only ice hockey and field hockey are.


Can you come in contact in hockey?

Not if it's field hockey. If its ice hockey go for it!


Is field hockey is a winter olympic sport?

Ice Hockey


How do you play non-ice hockey?

you can play floor hockey, roller hockey, or field hockey


What are the names of 3 types of hockey?

Pond Hockey, Knee Hockey, Floor Hockey, Roller Hockey, Ice Hockey, Field Hockey (Lacrosse), 3 on 3 Ice Hockey