The time is 2 x 35 minutes.
Each half of a game of hockey is 35 minutes long in most grades.
In a full match there are 70 minutes split into 35 minute halves.
India has won 8 field hockey gold medals, the last being in 1980 in Moscow when they defeated Spain 4-3 in the medal match.
Late Major Dhyan Chand, greatest ever hockey player, was known as the wizard of Field Hockey because of his unmatched dribbling skill and phenomenal control on ball. He used to score many goals every match, credit to his great hockey skills. That's something for which he was known as ''The Wizard of Field Hockey''
There are 16 players in a field hockey team - 11 on the field and 5 substitutes. There is no limit on the number of substitutions allowed during the game, and they can happen at any time except during a penalty corner.
Boys do play hockey, I'm 12 year old boy and i'm playing a match tommorow. It goes up to Olympic level to.
The record for most goals is belongs to Pakistan, beating the Maccao 58-0 in 1989. The record for the most number of goals scored in a single hockey match belongs to Shahbaz Senior, who scored eighteen (18) goals in the above match.