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Researchers disagree over how to interpret this image.It could have been a team or one-on-one activity (the depiction shows two active players, and other figures who may be teammates awaiting a face-off, or non-players waiting for their turn at play).The switch to synthetic surfaces ended Indian and Pakistani domination because artificial turf was too expensive in developing countries.Since the 1970s, Australia, the Netherlands, Pakistan and Germany have dominated at the Olympics and World Cup stages.In Sweden the term "landhockey" is used and to some degree also in Norway. Until recently they called it "hockey", when it was changed to "landhockey".
Whoever scores the most goals by the end of the match wins.
The modern game grew from English public schools in the early 19th century.
The first club was in 1849 at Blackheath in south-east London, but the modern rules grew out of a version played by Middlesex cricket clubs for winter game.
It may be recalled at this point that baculum is the Latin for 'stick', so the reference would appear to be to a game played with sticks.
The English historian and biographer John Strype did not use the word "hockey" when he translated the proclamation in 1720, and the word 'hockey' remains of unknown origin.