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.

Aim is to win the 2015 Hockey India League title: Sandeep Singh
Aim is to win the 2015 Hockey India League title: Sandeep Singh

Struggling star Sandeep Singh on Thursday vowed to score maximum number of goals in the upcoming Hero Hockey India League to help his side Jaypee Punjab Warriors win the title.

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.

'Inexperienced' Australia confident of defending 2014 Champions Trophy crown
'Inexperienced' Australia confident of defending 2014 Champions Trophy crown

World and defending champions Australia arrived here on Sunday for the 2014 Champions Trophy, confident of going all the way with a team in transition.

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 announces panel of Indian officials for 2015 event
Hockey India League announces panel of Indian officials for 2015 event

With the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League fast approaching, the organisers on Friday announced the panel of Indian officials for the tournament scheduled from January 22 to February 22.

Hockey India League appoints Henrik Ehlers as Umpires Manager for 2015 season
Hockey India League appoints Henrik Ehlers as Umpires Manager for 2015 season

Denmark's Henrik Ehlers was on Wednesday appointed as the Umpires Manager for the next edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL), starting January 22 next year.

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.

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.

HHIL appoints Craig Gribble as Lead Umpires Manager for 2015
HHIL appoints Craig Gribble as Lead Umpires Manager for 2015

Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) on Wednesday appointed New Zealand's Craig Gribble as the Lead Umpires Manager for the 2015 edition of the franchise-based event.

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.

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 extends contract with Shiv Naresh as kit partner till 2017
Hockey India extends contract with Shiv Naresh as kit partner till 2017

Hockey India on Wednesday extended its contract with Shiv Naresh as its kit partner for the national teams as well as the annual Hockey India League.

New rule will work in our favour in Asian Games: P R Sreejesh
New rule will work in our favour in Asian Games: P R Sreejesh

With new rules set to be introduced in the upcoming Asian Games, India's vice captain P R Sreejesh feels the change in format will work in their favour in Incheon as they have hands-on experience of playing a game of four quarters, courtesy Hockey India League.

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.

India draw tough opponents in Champions Trophy hockey
India draw tough opponents in Champions Trophy hockey

 The Indian hockey team has been drawn in a tough group alongside Olympic champion Germany and World Cup runner-up the Netherlands among others for the Champions Trophy to be held in Bhubaneswar from December 6-14.

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.