The Sports: Hockey: (Field Hockey Hockey )

Field Hockey, or (just plain) Hockey as it is known in most parts of the world, is a stick and ball game with origins dating back thousands of years. It's traditionally played on grass, but it has become increasingly popular to play on synthetic surfaces at the elite level and in certain countries. Field Hockey Hockey Sports.

During play, goal keepers are the only players who are allowed to touch the ball with any part of their body (the player's hand is considered 'part of the stick' if on the stick), while field players play the ball with the flat side of their stick. (wikipedia)