reporthockey3 hours ago

HIL 2017 | Glenn Turner's incredible brace helps Kalinga Lancers earn second successive win

Australian Glenn Turner struck twice for hosts Kalinga Lancers to hand his side a splendid 4-2 victory that enthralled the home crowd who turned up in great numbers at the Kalinga Stadium for the fifth edition of Coal India Hockey India League, here on Monday.
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reporthockeya day ago

HIL 2017 | Gurjinder Singh Stars In Kalinga Lancers Win

Gurjinder Singh converted a brilliant penalty corner to hand Kalinga Lancers a 1-0 win against Delhi Waveriders, giving last year’s finalists a great start to this year’s Coal India Hockey India League on Sunday.
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newshockey2 days ago

Sardar Singh hopes Punjab can retain HIL title

Punjab skipper Sardar Singh believes that the HIL defending champions, Punjab Warriors, can lift the trophy once again and he can personally give his best performance in the league. The 30-year-old has also said that the league is a great platform for youngsters to learn from the best in the sport.
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reporthockey2 days ago

HIL 2017| Dabang Mumbai rally from back to hold Ranchi Rays 3-3

Ranchi Rays and Dabang Mumbai scripted a dramatic 3-3 draw in a nerve-gripping thriller as the fifth edition of the Coal India Hockey India League made a sensational start at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.
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newshockey4 days ago

Stage is set for the fifth edition of Coal India HIL

Having gained the reputation of being the best professional league in the world since its launch in 2013, the fifth edition of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) is set to enthrall hockey buffs once again as it gets underway at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium in Mumbai on 21 January.
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newshockey8 days ago

Christopher Ruhr expects tough Indian challenge at the Olympics and World Cup

Christopher Ruhr has claimed that he expects India to compete with all the big guns for the major trophies soon based on their performances in the last few years. Ranchi Rays captain, Ashley Jackson, too gave his views on Indian hockey and paid a special tribute to MS Dhoni as well.
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newshockey10 days ago

Sardar Singh looks towards Jamie Dwyer for inspiration

Ex-India captain Sardar Singh has said that he draws inspiration from Aussie hockey legend, Jamie Dwyer, who played on till 36, as he enters the twilight of an illustrious career. The 30-year-old said that his main aim now was to be physically and mentally fit for the 2018 men's WC hosted by India.
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newshockey13 days ago

Hockey India League 2017 : Schedule, Fixtures, Timings, Venue, TV Listings

The fifth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) will kick off on Jan 21 when the 2015 Champions Ranchi Rays take on Dabang Mumbai at the latter's home patch. The final of the league will be contested on Feb 26 in Chandigarh - home of the defending Champions Punjab Warriors.
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newshockey13 days ago

PR Sreejesh becomes member of FIH Athletes' Committee

Indian men's hockey team captain PR Sreejesh on Wednesday became a member of FIH Athletes' Committee which helps international players voice their concerns to the federation. The team of eight will also play a key role in addressing issues such as anti-doping, betting and match-fixing in hockey.
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newshockey25 days ago

Barry Dancer gave me the confidence to win matches: Armaan Qureshi

India Hockey India League is largely known to be a platform that provides youngsters with an opportunity to wield their skill against the best in the world. However, for Armaan Qureshi, who won the Junior World Cup Men this year, the HIL was a lot more than just a chance to play against the best.
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