Hockey World Cup

Odisha to roll out swanky stadium, ‘Bhubaneswar Festival’ during 2018 Hockey World Cup

Odisha to roll out swanky stadium, ‘Bhubaneswar Festival’ during 2018 Hockey World Cup

The Government of Odisha, which is the title sponsor for both HWL Final and the 2018 World Cup, has had a huge role in promotion of the sport, especially of late.

Dec 07, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Pakistan to boycott hockey World Cup in India if security not assured

Pakistan to boycott hockey World Cup in India if security not assured

The FIH recently confirmed Pakistan had qualified for next year's World Cup after it failed to qualify for the last World Cup and Olympic games.

Sep 22, 2017, 10:32 AM IST
Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi Hails Ravichandran Ashwin, Karun Nair, Jr Hockey Team

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi Hails Ravichandran Ashwin, Karun Nair, Jr Hockey Team

During the 27th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat', which will be the last this year, Modi said the performances of Indian cricket team and junior hockey team have been phenomenal.

Dec 25, 2016, 12:04 PM IST
Junior Hockey World Cup: PM Narendra Modi congratulates Indian colts on winning prestigious title

Junior Hockey World Cup: PM Narendra Modi congratulates Indian colts on winning prestigious title

The win has brought the focus back on India's national sport, where at the senior level, we have eight Olympic titles and one World Cup. 

Dec 19, 2016, 08:39 AM IST
Junior Hockey World Cup: India beat Australia 4-2 on penalties to enter final after 15 years

Junior Hockey World Cup: India beat Australia 4-2 on penalties to enter final after 15 years

India will now meet Belgium on Sunday who stun six-time world champions Argentina in the first semi-finals.

Dec 16, 2016, 19:48 PM IST
Pakistan hockey team gets government clearance for FIH Junior World Cup in India

Pakistan hockey team gets government clearance for FIH Junior World Cup in India

Pakistan has in the past taken part in the senior World Cup, Commonwealth Games hockey tournament and Champions Trophy on Indian soil.

Nov 19, 2016, 09:45 AM IST
'Taj' will continue to connect Jamie Dwyer with India post hockey

'Taj' will continue to connect Jamie Dwyer with India post hockey

So impressed Dwyer was with the beauty of 17th century monument, he decided to name his second son 'Taj'.

Nov 29, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

Argentina replaces national women's hockey coach ahead of Rio 2016

Argentina have replaced female field hockey team's coach Santiago Capurro with Gabriel Minadeo.

Oct 15, 2015, 10:08 AM IST
Pakistan look to seal Olympic field hockey berth

Pakistan look to seal Olympic field hockey berth

Pakistan`s field hockey team set off for Belgium on Monday, hoping to secure a spot in next year`s Olympics and revive the country`s past glories in the sport.

Jun 15, 2015, 18:50 PM IST
Hockey India remembers 1975 World Cup winning team

Hockey India remembers 1975 World Cup winning team

Forty years back on March 15, 1975, the Indian men's hockey team accomplished a historic feat by beating Pakistan 2-1 in the World Cup final to earn the title of champions. Remembering the occasion and achievement, Hockey India (HI) congratulated the team.

Mar 15, 2015, 18:47 PM IST
Charlesworth, Caldas win men's and women's Coach of the Year awards

Charlesworth, Caldas win men's and women's Coach of the Year awards

Former Australia coach Ric Charlesworth and former Dutch coach Max Caldas were awarded the inaugural Coach of the Year for the men's and women's team respectively, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said here on Friday.

Jan 16, 2015, 20:26 PM IST
Pakistan to clash with Belgium in Champions Trophy opener

Pakistan to clash with Belgium in Champions Trophy opener

Aiming to better their third-place finish in the last edition of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament, Pakistan will take on Belgium in the opening match at Kalinga Stadium, here on Saturday.

Dec 05, 2014, 20:37 PM IST
Indicator of progress will be win vs Australia in CT: Roelant Oltmans

Indicator of progress will be win vs Australia in CT: Roelant Oltmans

 Indian hockey's high performance director Roelant Oltmans says the team's series win over Australia is a positive sign but repeating the feat against the World Champions in the upcoming Champions Trophy will determine the squad's progress.

Nov 11, 2014, 21:19 PM IST

Pakistan hockey Olympians arrested for gambling

Eight Pakistani hockey officials including four former Olympians appeared in court on Sunday on gambling charges.

Aug 18, 2014, 09:04 AM IST

Indian hockey team making 100 per cent improvement: Oltmans

India might have finished a disappointing ninth in the recent Hockey World Cup, but High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans today sought to present the performance of the national team in a positive light, saying the country showed "100 per cent improvement" and better results will follow "very soon".

Jul 05, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Australia clinch third title, thrash Netherlands 6-1

Australia clinched their third hockey World Cup by successfully defending the title they had won four years ago in New Delhi when they thrashed hosts Netherlands 6-1 in the final at the Kyocera Stadium here Sunday.

Jun 16, 2014, 13:08 PM IST

Netherlands beat England 1-0 to enter men`s World Cup final

Olympic silver medalists The Netherlands defeated England 1-0 to enter the final of the men`s hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium here on Friday.

Jun 13, 2014, 23:53 PM IST

Netherlands drub Argentina, set up final with Australia

Reigning Olympic gold medallists The Netherlands outplayed defending champions Argentina to set up a women`s hockey World Cup title encounter with Australia.

Jun 13, 2014, 10:23 AM IST

Dutch aiming at golden double in hockey World Cup

With both their men`s and women`s teams marching into the semifinals, Australia, Argentina and the Netherlands would be eyeing the golden double when the last-four stage of the FIH Hockey World Cup is played out over the next two days here.

Jun 11, 2014, 14:40 PM IST

Hockey WC: Dutch set up semis with England, Argentina take on Australia

Olympic silver medallist The Netherlands have set up a semifinal encounter with England in the men`s hockey World Cup here.

Jun 11, 2014, 11:30 AM IST