“It is now for the government to decide and judge, whether they feel that Dhyan Chand deserves a Bharat Ratna.”
The Netherlands are entering the contest after beating arch-rivals Germany 2-1.
Argentina had a thrilling semi-final against Australia with the game going right down to the Shoot-Outs 3-4.
Spain drew Canada 1-1 in their tournament opener. It then went on to beat Belarus 8-2, Namibia 10-1 and Wales 1-0.
Canada have been unbeaten in the tournament.
Namibia Women and Thailand Women will lock horns for the seventh spot in the Women’s Series Finals Valencia 2019. Thailand lost out to Italy, Wales and South Africa with a score 7-0, 5-0, 7-0 in their Pool B encounters respectively. Namibia were on the receiving end of a 17-0 smashing[Read More…]
Belarus lost 4-1 against Italy and missed their chances to enter the last fours of the tournament.
The Spain team won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics at their first ever Olympic appearance in front of their home crowd in Terrassa, coached at the time by José Manuel Brasa.
Belarus Women are currently placed at the 3rd place in the group, having acquired 3 points, while Italy are the number 2 side in the Pool with 6 points.
Lalremsiami (11th minute) and Navneet Kaur (40th) scored for India, while Shin Hyejeong (48th) found the net for S Korea.
Ipoh (Malaysia): With their final berth already sealed, India toyed with Poland and thrashed them 10-0 in their final group stage game of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup here on Friday. With four wins and a draw, India lead the six-team league table with 13 points and a goal difference[Read More…]
The Indian team will begin their campaign against Japan on 23 March 2019.
Lausanne, After successfully organinsing the men’s World Cup thrice, India on Tuesday announced their bid to host either of the FIH men’s or women’s World Cups in 2023. Australia and New Zealand have also expressed their interests for hosting the women’s World Cup in the January 13-29, 2023 window. Other[Read More…]
Gurjit Kaur (43′) scored her second goal of the tournament while Maria Tost (49′) scored for Spain. After going down 2-3 to Spain in their opening match on Saturday, the Indian team put up a spirited performance in a high-voltage second encounter here. While the first quarter ended in a[Read More…]
By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, Sandeep Singh’s life story found its way onto the silver screen last year with “Soorma”, and he will be entering the world of small screen this year with an adventure reality show. The former India hockey team captain says he is also eager to take[Read More…]
In a shocking turn of events reported, most members of the U-19 Bengal hockey squad shaved their heads, days after their coach Anand Kumar reportedly scolded them for a bad performance. The team that was representing the state in the recent Hockey India Junior National Championship, suffered a 1-5 defeat[Read More…]
Manchester City remains in the hunt for four titles as they prepare for their Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg encounter with League One side Burton. These two sides have never faced each other in a competitive match prior to Wednesday’s encounter, meaning history will be written at the Etihad. City lifted the trophy last[Read More…]
By Ajeyo Basu New Delhi: Familiar failures in major tournaments after promising build-ups and musical chair-like rotation of coaches. These were the major highlights of Indian hockey in 2018. The Indian team had started the year in rousing fashion, winning a four-nation tournament in New Zealand which also included Japan[Read More…]
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. “A fantastic start for the Indian Hockey team! Congratulations to our team for an impressive win against[Read More…]
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…]
India will be eying for the second title in the tournament under the captainship of Manpreet Singh. Recently, the men in blue came second in the Champions Trophy tournament. Where will the matches of Hockey World Cup 2018? The whole tournament will be hosted by the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. Which[Read More…]
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…]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday released Men’s Hockey World Cup anthem composed by renowned music director and composer A.R. Rahman and penned by veteran lyricist Gulzar. The Chief Minister released the hockey sports anthem ‘Jai Hind’ in the presence of Rahman in the state capital. The music[Read More…]
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…]