We want to revive the interest of hockey in India: FIH CEO

FIH CEO Kelly Fairweather on Friday acknowledged that Hockey World League has some teething problems but assured to overcome them in the next edition.

Netherlands to face New Zealand in summit clash of HWL Final

The Netherlands will face underdogs New Zealand in the summit clash of the Hero Hockey World league Final tomorrow after the two teams eked out hard-fought wins over world champions Australia and England at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, here on Saturday.

We needed such a big win to raise our confidence level: Sardar

Elated after scripting a memorable 5-4 come-from-behind win over world`s number one team Germany in the 5-8th place classification tie in Hero Hockey World League Final, India captain Sardar Singh said his team needed this "big win" to raise its confidence level.

Charlesworth a loose cannon, needs mental treatment: Batra

Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra on Friday launched a scathing attack on former head coach Ric Charlesworth, calling him a "loose cannon" after the Australian criticised the poor turnout of spectators for the Hockey World League Final here.

India aim to upset Germany in Hockey World League classification match

Out of title race after a crushing defeat at the hands of Australia, hosts India would be hoping for a miracle when they take on Olympic champions Germany in the fifth-eighth place play-off game of the Hero Hockey World League Final, here tomorrow.

Hockey World League: India suffer 2-7 thrashing by Australia after early domination

India squandered a two-goal lead to suffer a 2-7 hammering at the hands of world champions Australia and crash out of the Hero Hockey World League Final here today.

Netherlands knocks out Olympic champions Germany, enter semis

Netherlands scored two first half goals to shut the door on Olympic champions Germany with a fighting 2-1 win and enter the semifinals of the Hero Hockey World League Final at the Major Dhyan Chnd National Stadium, here today.

England beat Belgium 1-0 to enter semifinals of Hockey World League Final

An impressive England continued their unbeaten run and defeated Belgium by a solitary goal in a hard-fought match to become the first team to book their place in the semi-finals of the Hero Hockey World League Final, here today.

Gritty India face stern Australia test in last-8 of HWL Final

The morale-boosting draw against Olympic champions Germany has done a world of good to their confidence as hosts India face a Herculean task when they square off with World Champions Australia in the quarterfinals of the Hero Hockey World League Final, here on Tuesday.

Walsh satisfied with India`s performance

India dished out a superlative performance to hold Olympic champions Germany to a 3-3 draw and chief coach Terry Walsh said his wards played much better hockey against a quality opponent.

Hockey World League: Walsh livid at players for poor show against New Zealand

He might have had encouraging words for his wards irrespective of defeat in their tournament opener, but India`s chief coach Terry Walsh was livid with the home team`s performance against New Zealand today and termed the showing as "unacceptable".

Tainted Lalit Bhanot walks in as chief guest at Hockey World League

Scam-tainted Lalit Bhanot`s presence as the chief guest during the India-New Zealand match of the Hero Hockey World League Final here today raised eyebrows, especially after the suspended IOA secretary-general is facing serious corruption charges related to the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.

Big guns set for World League finals

Hockey`s elite, led by Olympic champions Germany, kickstart their preparations for the upcoming World Cup when they contest the final round this week of the inaugural Hockey World League in New Delhi.

Sardar hopes for a good beginning in action-packed year

Aiming for top-five finish in the Hero Hockey World League, India captain Sardar Singh on Wednesday said his team is prepared for the tough challenge despite being young and inexperienced.

Netherlands ready for tough pool outing in HWL Final

They are placed in a tough Pool B in the Hero Hockey World League (HWL) Final, but London Olympics silver medalist Netherlands are all geared up for the tournament with head coach Paul Vanass insisting that his wards are prepared for the upcoming challenge.

New Zealand aim for top-6 finish in Hockey World League Final

New Zealand head coach Colin Batch is eyeing a top-six finish in the Hero Hockey World League Final to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from January 10-18.

Walsh wants the best out of his players in HWL Final

The Hero Hockey World League Final is Terry Walsh`s first assignment with India, but the newly-appointed chief coach of the senior men`s team has reposed faith in his wards to put up a good show in the elite eight-nation event to be held here from January 10-18.

Once a rebel, Gurjinder a key cog in India`s hockey wheel

At 18, Gurjinder Singh was a hockey multi-millionaire, never mind he was paid less than half the amount he was entitled to for playing in the lone edition of the World Series Hockey (WSH) last year.

India qualify for Hockey World Cup as Aussies win Ocenia leg

Indian men`s hockey team on Sunday officially qualified for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup in The Hague (NED), according to the latest release issued by the FIH.

Raghunath, Sunil score in India`s 2-0 win over Netherlands

Indian team began its preparations for the FIH Men`s Hockey World League semifinals with a 2-0 win over hosts Netherlands on Tuesday.