newshockey2 days ago

Hockey World League: India suffer first loss but enter Quarters

India had their unbeaten run at the ongoing Hero Hockey World League Semi Finals ended on Tuesday as they fell 1-3 to higher-ranked Netherlands. Despite the loss, India have made it through to the quarter-finals of the tournament, having won their first three games on the trot.
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newshockey9 days ago

HWL Semi-Finals to begin in London tomorrow

The journey towards the Hockey World League (HWL) Finals and the Hockey World Cup 2018 is well and truly underway with London hosting ten of the world's best international sides. Five entries for the next year's Grand Finale at Odisha are on offer at the HWL semi-finals beginning tomorrow.
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newshockey9 days ago

FIH keen to introduce HIL's two-goals-for-one-field-goal rule in World Hockey

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is contemplating to introduce Hockey India League's ‘two-goals-for-one-field-goal' rule in the international arena. FIH CEO Jason McCracken is personally very impressed with the innovative rule, which is aimed at increasing the percentage of field goals.
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newshockey16 days ago

Sports ministry nominates Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna once again

Sports Minister Vijay Goel confirmed that the ministry has written to the Prime Minister's office requesting to bestow the Bharat Ratna on late Dhyan Chand. In 2013, the ministry had chosen cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar over the hockey wizard for the highest civilian honour of the nation.
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newshockey17 days ago

Three Nations Invitational: India beat gritty Belgium 3-2

Harmanpreet Singh's brace helped India secure a 3-2 win over Belgium in the Three Nations Invitational Tournament on Monday. The Indian side put up a splendid all-around performance and came from behind to win the tie after previously being defeated 2-1 by Belgium in their first match.
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newshockeya month ago

Hockey India announces squad for 3 Nations Invitational Tournament and World League Semi Final

Hockey India, today, named the Indian team to take part in the 3 Nations Invitational Tournament in Dusseldorf, beginning on June 1 followed by the Men’s Hockey World League Semi Final London starting June 15. The 18-member team will play two matches each against hosts Germany and Belgium.
Press Release
newshockey2 months ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017| Indian men overcome Kiwis with ease

India had squandered their lead against the Great Britain yesterday, but today they kept the New Zealand side at bay in some style. India took a 2-0 lead by half-time and romped home to a 3-0 victory over the Kiwis thanks to goals from Mandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh.
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newshockey3 months ago

Aim is to finish in top spot: Rani

After gaining confidence from a scintillating 5-0 whitewash in the Series against Belarus earlier this month, the Indian Senior Women's team led by striker Rani departed for West Vancouver in the early hours of Thursday morning to take part in the World League Round 2 starting on 1 April 2017.
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newshockey4 months ago

Kalinga Lancers crowned the champions of Hockey India League

Moritz Fuerste led from the front as Kalinga Lancers ended Dabang Mumbai’s dreams of lifting the coveted trophy in their first-ever final appearance. Fuerste scored twice (30’ and 59’) while Glenn Turner struck once in the 18th minute to help Lancers win their first ever Hockey India League title.
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newshockey5 months ago

Hockey India ask Pak federation to submit an unconditional apology

Hockey India have clarified that unless the Pakistan body submit a written apology for their players’ unprofessional behavior at the 2014 CT, India won’t play any bilateral series with them. But the board clarified that the late visa applications were the reason for Pakistan missing the Junior WC.
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