Hockey WC: Canadian player James Kirkpatrick reprimanded by FIH

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 9 (ANI): Canadian hockey player James Kirkpatrick on Sunday received an official reprimand from the FIH Technical Delegate for breaching the code of conduct during their last Pool C match against India in the ongoing Men's hockey World Cup on December 8. During the match, Kirkpatrick received a yellow card in the 55th minute (resulting in a 10-minute suspension) and in the 60th minute after he banged his stick towards the bottom of the sin-bin and broke the signage. At the hearing, the player admitted the breach of conduct and apologized. The decision of the FIH Technical Delegate also includes that, if any further misconduct or yellow card is to be received for the remaining of this tournament, it is likely that this will result to a suspension. (ANI)
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