Arjun Halappa

HIL 3: New-look Mumbai take on Punjab in lung-opener

HIL 3: New-look Mumbai take on Punjab in lung-opener

A new-look Dabang Mumbai, under a new city franchise-owning group, will clash with last year's losing finalists Jaypee Punjab Warriors in their opening game of 3rd Hockey India League at Mahindra Stadium here on Friday.

Jan 22, 2015, 17:42 PM IST
Indian hockey is on the rise: Arjun Halappa

Indian hockey is on the rise: Arjun Halappa

Notwithstanding the absence of a regular national hockey coach since the exit of Australia's Terry Walsh, selector Arjun Halappa sounded upbeat here about the Indian squad's future following its good show over the last year-and-a-half.

Jan 21, 2015, 15:56 PM IST
Sardar Singh to lead India in Champions Trophy hockey

Sardar Singh to lead India in Champions Trophy hockey

 Ace centre-half Sardar Singh will lead an 18-member Indian hockey team for the Champions Trophy to be held in Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar Dec 6-14.

Nov 24, 2014, 19:14 PM IST
Tom Boon fetches highest price tag in HHIL 2015 closed bid

Tom Boon fetches highest price tag in HHIL 2015 closed bid

Belgium forward Tom Boon on Saturday fetched the highest price in the closed bid for 2015 season of the Hero Hockey India League after he was bought by newcomers Dabang Mumbai for a whoppig USD 103,000.

Nov 15, 2014, 21:12 PM IST
India name 21-member hockey squad for Oz Test tour

India name 21-member hockey squad for Oz Test tour

 Sardar Singh will lead a 21-member Indian men's hockey squad for the four-match Test tour of Australia to be held in Perth from November 4 to 9.

Oct 24, 2014, 13:24 PM IST
Hockey India names unchanged men's squad for Asian Games

Hockey India names unchanged men's squad for Asian Games

Hockey India (HI) Thursday named an unchanged 16-member men's squad to take part in the Asian Games to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4.

Sep 04, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

With eye on future, HI names a young selection committee

Keeping an eye on future, Hockey India today announced a young national selection committee, including just retired players, to be headed by Olympian B P Govinda.

May 31, 2013, 20:09 PM IST

AI beat IOC to claim Obaidullah Khan Gold Cup

Last year`s runners-up Air India (AI) lifted the International Obaidullah Khan Gold Cup hockey tournament title by defeating holders Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) 4-3 in the final.

Dec 26, 2012, 15:17 PM IST

HI should not keep out talented WSH youngsters: Halappa

Having missed the London Olympic Games where India ended up 12th and last, former captain Arjun Halappa feels that deserving youngsters playing for rival World Series Hockey should be picked for the country by Hockey India, which is currently selecting the national squad.

Oct 05, 2012, 22:17 PM IST

India shot itself in foot by dropping WSH players: Rehan Butt

Former Pakistan hockey captain Rehan Butt today said India could have avoided finishing last at the London Olympics had they included seniors such as Arjun Halappa and Bharat Chikara, who took part in the rival World Series Hockey and were ignored by Hockey India for the Games.

Sep 28, 2012, 19:28 PM IST

Dhanraj slams FIH, HI after top players opt out of WSH camp

Upset at reports that top Indian players would not participate in the World Hockey Series beginning on Wednesday, former India captain Dhanraj Pillay on Tuesday slammed International Hockey Federation for "interfering" in the lucrative league and accused both FIH and Hockey India of playing "dirty" politics.

Feb 28, 2012, 22:41 PM IST

Rajpal, Halappa left out from Olympics hockey probables

The dream of former India captain Rajpal Singh and Arjun Halappa to play in the Olympics was over Monday as they were left out from the 48-member list of probables for the 2012 London Games named by Hockey India (HI) here.

Feb 28, 2012, 08:55 AM IST

HI should learn from BCCI how to treat senior players: Rajpal

Deeply hurt on being ignored from the list of Olympic probables, former hockey captain Rajpal Singh on Monday fired a salvo at Hockey India (HI).

Feb 27, 2012, 23:18 PM IST

Chikara to replace Halappa as stand-by

Experienced forward Bharat Chikara is set to replace Arjun Halappa as a stand-by in the Indian hockey team for this month`s Olympic Qualifiers after the former captain left the national camp following his omission from the main squad.

Feb 07, 2012, 19:21 PM IST

We are fine tuning and focussing on every little detail: Nobbs

Indian hockey coach Michael Nobbs is busy finetuning the minute aspects.

Feb 07, 2012, 19:18 PM IST

Captains, coaches named for WSH teams

India`s top midfielder Sardara Singh has been appointed the captain of Bhopal outfitin World Series Hockey.

Nov 26, 2011, 21:27 PM IST

Remaining WSH venues to be fixed in Oct first week

The remaining two venues of the upcoming USD two million World Series Hockey tournament would be finalised in the first week of October, once the event`s technical director submits his report.

Sep 27, 2011, 19:07 PM IST

Halappa ruled out of Asian Champions Trophy

A day before the hockey selection trials begin in Bangalore, India suffered a blow with captain Arjun Halappa being ruled out of next month`s Asian Champions Trophy.

Aug 12, 2011, 20:10 PM IST

Halappa ruled out of Asian Champions Trophy

A day before the hockey selection trials begin in Bangalore, India suffered a blow with captain Arjun Halappa being ruled out of next month`s Asian Champions Trophy.

Aug 12, 2011, 20:10 PM IST

Indian team needs to work on some areas: Halappa

Despite India registering a 5-2 victory over Malaysia in the Azlan Shah Cup on Monday, Indian captain Arjun Halappa said that there was a period during the match where the team`s performance was below par

May 09, 2011, 21:25 PM IST