Thursday, February 18, 2010

Hockey Australia media release

Hockey Australia wishes to make the following updated statement regarding the security threats made towards the 2010 Hockey World Cup.
Hockey Australia has received assessment from the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade in relation to threats made towards the 2010 Hockey World Cup in New Delhi, India.
They have advised that there has been no change to the threat environment in India.
Hockey Australia will continue to follow security protocols in relation to the players safety in India, however at this stage there is no change in our plans to participate in the 2010 Hockey World Cup.
“In line with Hockey Australia’s process of assessing emerging threats and changing conditions, should the current situation change, we would obviously reassess our position,” said Hockey Australia Chief Executive Mark Anderson.