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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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Q: What came first field hockey or ice hockey?
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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.


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.


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

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


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


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.


What are the kinds of hockey?

roller hockey ice hockey and field hockey


Is hockey a field sport?

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


What is ice hockey similar to?

Field Hockey or Lacrosse


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.

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