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Delhi's duo Jason Wilson, Simon Child ready to defend HIL title
Delhi's duo Jason Wilson, Simon Child ready to defend HIL title

Gearing up for the new season of Hockey India League (HIL), Delhi Waveriders' striker duo of Australian Jason Wilson and New Zealand's Simon Child today said they would look to score the maximum number of goals to help their team defend the title.

Jamie Dwyer hopes Punjab Warriors will be third time lucky in HIL
Jamie Dwyer hopes Punjab Warriors will be third time lucky in HIL

Australian great Jamie Dwyer is confident that his team Jaypee Punjab Warriors will go one better in the upcoming Hockey India League (HIL) and win the trophy.

Delhi Waveriders gears up to defend title in HHIL
Delhi Waveriders gears up to defend title in HHIL

Delhi Waveriders will start their title defence when the 3rd edition of Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) begins next month and Head coach Cedric D'Souza said they would try to get an idea about the opposition players by following the just-concluded Champions Trophy.

Hockey India starts coach selection process, expects new man before HIL
Hockey India starts coach selection process, expects new man before HIL

 If everything goes according to plan, Indian men's hockey team is expected to get a new foreign coach within a month, that is by the time the third season of Hockey India League (HIL) starts on January 22.

Tom Boon says he's surprised by India's show in CT
Tom Boon says he's surprised by India's show in CT

Belgian sharp shooter Tom Boon, bought by Dabang Mumbai for a highly lucrative USD 103,000 to play in the upcoming Hockey India League (HIL), on Monday said that he was impressed with the performance of Sardar Singh-led national team in the just-concluded Champions Trophy.

German striker Florian Fuchs wants to play HIL after finishing studies
German striker Florian Fuchs wants to play HIL after finishing studies

Germany's Florian Fuchs, one of the world's most lethal strikers, wants to play in the cash-rich Hockey India League once he finishes his studies next year.

HHIL's top pic Tom Boon draws inspiration from Sardar Singh, Jamie Dwyer
HHIL's top pic Tom Boon draws inspiration from Sardar Singh, Jamie Dwyer

Surprised to emerge as the costliest player ever of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL), Belgian forward Tom Boon says besides his family he has always looked upto India captain Sardar Singh, Australian great Jamie Dwyer and Dutch legend Teun de Nooijer for inspiration.

HIL 2015 to begin in Bhubaneswar, Delhi to host final
HIL 2015 to begin in Bhubaneswar, Delhi to host final

The newly-built Kalinga Stadium of Bhubaneswar will stage the opening match, while capital's Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium will host the semifinals and final of the third edition of Hero Hockey India League to be held across the country from January 22 to February 22.

Hockey India League gears up for 'Players Closed Bid 2014'
Hockey India League gears up for 'Players Closed Bid 2014'

 With successful closing of today's Franchise Workshop, the Hockey India League now prepares for the Players Closed Bid 2014, scheduled to take place on November 15, for its third edition of the League.

HIL names Hawke, Balakrisnan as assistant tournament directors
HIL names Hawke, Balakrisnan as assistant tournament directors

 Continuing with its bid to have world class officials on board, Hockey India League on Tuesday announced the appointment of Gavin Hawke and Muthukumar Balakrisnan as Assistant Tournament Directors for the third edition, to be held from January 22 to February 22.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni buys Ranchi franchise of Hockey India League
Mahendra Singh Dhoni buys Ranchi franchise of Hockey India League

India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sahara Adventure Sports Limited are co-owners of new Ranchi-franchise of Hockey Indian League (HIL), Ranchi Rays, which was unveiled here Saturday.

Arun Jaitely to remain on HIL advisory board
Arun Jaitely to remain on HIL advisory board

 After a successful stint of two years, union finance and defence minister Arun Jaitley will continue to be on the advisory board of the Hockey India League for the next two editions.

Hockey India League starts from January 22

Hockey India League will begin on January 22 next year and conclude on February 22, said HI CEO Elena Norman here on Monday.

HIL Mumbai franchise has new owners
HIL Mumbai franchise has new owners

After Mumbai Magicians owners Dabur Group pulled out of the Hockey India League (HIL), DoIT Sports Management (India) Pvt Ltd bought the Mumbai franchise Sunday.

Troubled HIL flaunts new Pune franchise
Troubled HIL flaunts new Pune franchise

At a time when the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) is in troubled waters with the reported withdrawl of two teams, Hockey India (HI) on Friday roped in Deccan Water Treatment Pvt Ltd as the owners of the Pune franchise, the new addition to the city-based tournament.

Indian cricketers wish hockey team ahead of World Cup campaign

Some of the biggest names in Indian cricket today wished luck to the Sardar Singh-led hockey team which will start its World Cup campaign against Belgium at The Hague in The Netherlands, tomorrow.

It will be a tall order for Sandeep to make WC cut: Sardar

Sardar Singh and Sandeep Singh are best of friends on and off the field but the current India captain sounded realistic as he said that it will be a tall order for the out-of-favour dragflicker to make it to the World Cup-bound squad.

Top-eight finish at World Cup is a target, says Terry Walsh

Indian hockey team`s chief coach Terry Walsh feels that a top-eight finish in the FIH World Cup is a "realistic goal" and any improvement beyond that will be a "bonus" for the team

Delhi Waveriders win second edition of Hockey India League

Delhi Waveriders defeated Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the penalty shoot-out to emerge as the champions in the second edition of Hero Hockey India League at the packed Astroturf Hockey Stadium, here Sunday.

Walmiki`s lone goal guides Delhi to 2nd successive HIL final

Yuvraj Walmiki scored the all-important winner to guide Delhi Waveriders to the summit clash of the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League in the floodlit Astroturf Hockey Stadium here on Saturday.