Hockey is an antagonistic small ball game in which each team cooperates with each other on the rectangular turf and hits the hard ball with a curved stick to score. Because it is usually played on the grass, it is also called "grass hockey".
Hockey originated in Persia in 2000 BC, and then spread to Greece. In the second half of the 19th century, modern hockey began in England. In 1861, the first Hockey Club was founded. In 1875, there was the first edition of the rules of the game. In 1908, hockey was officially included in the fourth Olympic Games.
The highest organization of hockey is the International Hockey Federation. It was founded in Paris, France in 1924, with its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, and later moved to Lausanne, Switzerland. The highest organization in China is the China Hockey Association. Founded on May 11, 1981.