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Men’s hockey Chief Coach joins National Camp

Bengaluru, April 22: Newly-appointed Indian men’s hockey team Chief Coach Graham Reid has joined the on-going National Camp at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru Campus. Reid arrived here April 20 and got down to business soon after as he addressed the

Indian hockey teams end year on 6th and 10th spots

Lausanne, Dec 13: India’s men and women’s hockey teams remained in the sixth and 10th positions respectively in the rankings revealed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday. The men’s team were at the sixth spot at the beginning of the year and maintained it throughout the year. Though India (1566 points) won the bronze


Hockey has less commercial moments: Sandeep Singh

Chandigarh, Dec 11: Former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh feels in comparison to cricket, hockey has less commercial moments. Singh says due to the introduction of new rules every year, the general public sometimes doesn’t understand hockey. “Hockey has less commercial moments. What happens in cricket is that when you play a ball, the scene is


HWL Final: Australia beat Argentina to Clinch Title

Bhubaneswar, Dec 11: Drag-flicker Blake Govers struck two minutes from time as defending champions Australia edged past Argentina 2-1 to win the title in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. Govers struck to the left of Argentine goalkeeper Juan Vivaldi in the 58th minute after Australia saw Jeremy Hayward’s


HWL Final: Australia crush depleted Germany to reach final

Bhubaneswar, Dec10: Defending champions Australia moved past a depleted German side 3-0 on Saturday to set-up a title clash against Olympic 2016 champions Argentina in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final here. Dylan Wotherspoon (42nd minute), Jeremy Hayward (48th) and Tom Wickham (60th) scored for the reigning world champions against Germany, who had Christopher, Martin Haner,


Said no to ‘Soorma’ two-three times: Diljit Dosanjh

Chandigarh, Dec 9: Clad in the uniform of the Indian Hockey team, actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh showed off his sports skills on field here while shooting for the upcoming biopic “Soorma” — a film that he initially said no “two-three times”. Diljit, who will be seen as former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh in the Shaad Ali


HWL Final: Argentina beat India in semis

Bhubaneswar, Dec9: Olympic 2016 champions Argentina rode on a penalty corner strike by Gonzalo Peillat to defeat India 1-0 in the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final here on Friday. Peillat struck a fiery blow to the right corner of the post in the 17th minute to help Argentina enter the final for the first


HWL Final: India pip Belgium to Enter Semis

Bhubaneswar, Dec7: Goalkeeper Akash Chikte put up an excellent show as India edged past Belgium 3-2 via penalty shootout to enter the semi-finals of the FIH Hockey World League (HWL) Final here on Wednesday. Chikte blocked four Belgian attackers during the shootout, while Lalit Upadhyay, Rupinder Pal Singh and Harmanpreet Singh were on the mark for


Hockey player found dead in car with bullet injury, suicide suspected

New Delhi, Dec6: A national-level hockey player was found dead with gunshot wound to his right temple on Tuesday in his car near his female friend’s residence in south Delhi, police said. Rizwan Khan, 22, a resident of Subhash Nagar in west Delhi, was a student of Bachelor’s in Arts Second Year at the Jamia Millia


Spain beat Argentina at Hockey World League Final

Bhubaneswar, Dec6: Spain rode on a couple of late goals to beat Argentina 2-1 in a Pool A match of the Hockey World League Final here on Tuesday. Matias Paredes gave Argentina the lead with a field goal in the 21st minute. The Spaniards however, staged a dramatic comeback in the foinal quarter with Pau Quemada


Germany’s 2-0 win keeps India winless in HWL Final

Bhubaneswar, Dec5: India remained winless as they ended their Pool B campaign of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final with a 0-2 loss to European powerhouse Germany here on Monday. Martin Haner (17th minute) and Mats Grambusch (20th) scored for the 2008 and 2012 Olympic champions, who claimed their second win in three matches. It was