India to rope in asst coach before CT Hockey

In its bid to counter Europeans during the Champions Trophy hockey tournament, the Indian team management headed by Australian chief coach Michael Nobbs is mulling on roping in an assistant coach from Europe on temporary basis.

FIH Champions Trophy in Delhi from December 3-11

The prestigious Men`s Champions Trophy Hockey tournament will be held in New Delhi from December 3-11, the FIH announced on Friday.

Australia rout Dutch, stay unbeaten in Trophy

Defending champions Australia
stormed to the top of the standings in the men`s field hockey
Champions Trophy with a crushing 7-2 victory over title rivals.

`No wild card for Pak, India in hockey Champions Trophy`

The International Hockey Federation
(FIH) has refused wild card entries to Pakistan and India for
the 2009 Champions Trophy men`s hockey tournament to be held
in Melbourne in November.