newshockey8 days ago

World Hockey League Semi Finals | Indian women go down 0-3 to Argentina

India were beaten 0-3 by Argentina on day 9 of the World Hockey League Semi- Finals in Johannesburg. The defeat meant that the Indian eves finished second in Pool B, behind Argentina who claimed top-spot. The ongoing event is also a qualification tournament for next year's World Cup in India.
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newshockey14 days ago

Hockey World League Semi-finals | Indian women go down to USA

The Indian women's team were hammered 1-4 by their counterparts from the United States of America on day three of the competition in Johannesburg. With the win, the Americans virtually guaranteed themselves a place in the quarter-finals of this World Cup and World League Final qualification event.
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newshockey16 days ago

Hockey India withdraws from FIH's Pro Hockey League

Hockey India has decided not to field the Indian men and women hockey teams at the International Hockey Federation's Pro League event. The decision could hurt India's chances of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics as the top four teams of the tournament will get a direct entry in the 2020 Olympics.
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newshockey17 days ago

FIH directs England to investigate HI's India-Pakistan fixing allegations

The International Hockey Federation has directed hosts England to probe into India's allegations of an attempt to fix their Hockey World League Semifinal clash against Pakistan. Hockey India filed an official complaint with FIH on July 5th who will release the report for the same in 2-3 months.
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newshockeya month ago

Hockey World League Semi-Finals | India lose to Malaysia in the quarter finals

India fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat against Asian rivals Malaysia in the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League semifinals on Thursday. Malaysia took a 2-0 advantage, but a brilliant brace from Ramandeep Singh leveled it up for India ahead of half-time before Rahim scored the winner.
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newshockeya month 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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newshockeya month 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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newshockeya month 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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newshockey2 months 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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newshockey2 months 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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