The FIH Executive Board has appointed the two Technical Delegates (TD) for the Beijing Olympics 2008.

Ken Read (AUS) will be the TD for the men's competition, while Janet Ellis (CAN) is appointed as TD for the women's competition. Both Read and Ellis were the TDs for the respective men's and women's 2006 World Cups.

Both have also been appointed as the TDs for the Olympic Test event, to be played at the Olympic hockey venue in Beijing from 8 until 13 August 2007.