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FIH World Cup: Belgium hammer England to enter final

FIH World Cup: Belgium hammer England to enter final

Bhubaneshwar: Belgium thrashed a disjointed England 6-0 to enter the final of the men’s hockey World Cup for the first time here on Saturday. The Belgians scored in all four periods with Alexander Hendrickx (19th, 44th, 50th minutes) converting three penalty corners to complete a hat-trick. Tom Boon (7th), Cédric[Read More…]

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the Indian Hockey Team for a 5-0 victory over South Africa in their opening match at the 2018 Hockey World Cup campaign in Bhubaneswar.

Modi congratulates Indian Hockey team

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the Indian Hockey Team for a 5-0 victory over South Africa in their opening match at the 2018 Hockey World Cup campaign in Bhubaneswar. “A fantastic start for the Indian Hockey team! Congratulations to our team for an impressive win against[Read More…]

Men's Hockey World Cup: Pools and Schedule

Men’s Hockey World Cup: Pools and Schedule

The 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup will be the 14th edition of the competition. It is scheduled to begin on 28 November and will run its course till 16 December 2018. The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar has been chosen the venue for the 2018 Hockey World Cup. The 2014 World Cup was[Read More…]

Hockey World Cup embraces international delicacies

Hockey World Cup 2018 embraces international delicacies

If the news of India hosting Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 wasn’t enough, the fans now have another reason to look forward to the quadrennial tournament. A food festival is set to be organized to serve some of the top dishes from across the globe. The International Food Festival will be[Read More…]

Hockey India announce World Cup squad

New Delhi: Hockey India on Thursday named the 18-member Indian squad for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 which is scheduled to begin on November 28 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhuvaneshwar. The team will be led by Manpreet Singh while the vice-captain is Chinglensana Singh Kangujam. The Indian[Read More…]

Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad elected Hockey India President

New Delhi: Bihar’s Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad was elected the President of Hockey India following the eighth Hockey India Congress on Monday. Ahmad, who formerly held the Secretary General’s post, will succeed Rajinder Singh after being elected unopposed, according to a Hockey India statement. While Gyanendro Ningombam of Manipur will take[Read More…]

Manpreet Singh to lead India in hockey Asian Champions Trophy

Manpreet Singh to lead India in hockey Asian Champions Trophy

New Delhi: Rising midfielder Manpreet Singh on Wednesday replaced veteran goalkeeper P.R.Sreejesh as the skipper of the Indian hockey team for the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat, starting October 18. Hockey India on Wednesday named the 18-member team for the tournament, the first since the retirement of former skipper Sardar[Read More…]

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