Pakistani players could face stiffer ban: FIH boss Leandro Negre
Pakistani players could face stiffer ban: FIH boss Leandro Negre

The FIH president Leandro Negre on Friday said that disciplinary committee of the parent body could hand out a stiffer punishment to the Pakistani hockey players Md Tousiq and Ali Amjad for making obscene gestures post their Champions Trophy semi-final win against India.

India conspired against us before Champions Trophy final: Pakistan hockey coach
India conspired against us before Champions Trophy final: Pakistan hockey coach

Pakistan hockey team coach Shahnaz Sheikh made allegations that it was "India's conspiracy" to put pressure on his players ahead of the Champions Trophy final against Germany, which his team lost 0-2.

'Hockey players' behaviour can affect cricket ties with India'
'Hockey players' behaviour can affect cricket ties with India'

The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has said that the recent incident in India involving the national hockey team players can have adverse effects on the cricketing ties between the two countries.

Pak hockey coach cries conspiracy behind team's 'humiliation' in India
Pak hockey coach cries conspiracy behind team's 'humiliation' in India

Pakistan hockey chief coach Shahnaz Shaikh has claimed that there was a conspiracy against his team following the suspension of Mohammad Tousiq and Amjad Ali meted out in the recently held Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar.

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.

Welcome planned for Pak hockey team cancelled after attack
Welcome planned for Pak hockey team cancelled after attack

A grand welcome planned for Pakistan's hockey team which won a silver medal in Champions Trophy was on Tuesday called off after a brazen Taliban attack on a military-run school that killed at least 160 people, mostly children.

DNA analyses Pak hockey team's tradition of ill behaviour

DNA analyses Pakistan hockey players' behaviour at different matches all these years. The team was caught on camera making obscene gestures towards Indian fans and media after their victory over India in the semi-final clash of Champions Trophy on Saturday.

Pak hockey players to get grand welcome after CT performance
Pak hockey players to get grand welcome after CT performance

Pakistan Hockey Federation has planned a grand welcome for its team, which finished runners-up in the just-concluded Champions Trophy, when the players return home tomorrow via the Wagah border.

Pakistan hockey coach issues written apology over obscene gestures by players
Pakistan hockey coach issues written apology over obscene gestures by players

Pakistan hockey coach Shahnaz Sheikh on Sunday issued an official apology to FIH and Hockey India for the rude and obscene behavior of his players after their win against India in the semi-final of the FIH Men's Champions Trophy 2014 on Saturday.

Loss against Pakistan was haunting us, says Roelant Oltmans
Loss against Pakistan was haunting us, says Roelant Oltmans

Indian players lacked energy in the bronze medal match against Australia as the heart-breaking defeat against Pakistan kept haunting the side, High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans said on Sunday.

Pak hockey coach apologises for players' inappropriate behaviour

Pakistan hockey coach Shahnaz Sheikh gives written apology to Champion Trophy Hockey Tournament Director Mr Wiert Doyer for the inappropriate behaviour of some Pakistani players at the semi-final clash of against India on Saturday.

Champions Trophy: Dutch beat Argentina 4-1, finish fifth
Champions Trophy: Dutch beat Argentina 4-1, finish fifth

The Netherlands salvaged a fifth place finish at the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy with a 4-1 win over Argentina, scoring four times in the final quarter to turn things around at the Kalinga Stadium here Sunday.

Hockey India ends all ties with Pakistan

Hockey India announced on Sunday of its decision to end all ties with Pakistan after their players made obscene gestures towards Indian fans and media after their win over India in the semi-final clash of Champions Trophy.

Champions Trophy: England claim seventh place
Champions Trophy: England claim seventh place

England got the better of Belgium 3-2 to claim the seventh place in the hockey Champions Trophy here Sunday.

Security tightened for Champions Trophy final
Security tightened for Champions Trophy final

Security has been tightened for Champions Trophy hockey final between Pakistan and Germany here on Sundau particularly in view of unpleasant scenes witnessed after a high voltage India-Pak semi final last night.

No FIH event in India till Pak players are punished: Hockey India
No FIH event in India till Pak players are punished: Hockey India

Taking strong exception to FIH's "weak" censure to Pakistani players for their obscene behaviour after beating India in the Champions Trophy semifinal, Hockey India on Sunday decided that it would not host any event sanctioned by the world body until strong punishment is handed out to the offenders.

Hockey India ends all ties with arch-rivals Pakistan
Hockey India ends all ties with arch-rivals Pakistan

Hockey India announced on Sunday of its decision to end all ties with Pakistan after their players made obscene gestures towards Indian fans and media after their win over India in the semi-final clash of Champions Trophy.

FIH chief Leandro Negre defends eight-team format in CT
FIH chief Leandro Negre defends eight-team format in CT

The new format of the Champions Trophy might have come in for criticism from some coaches but International Hockey Federation President Leandro Negre on Saturday defended it, saying that increasing the number of teams to eight has raised television viewership of the tournament.

Germany end Australia's Champions Trophy reign
Germany end Australia's Champions Trophy reign

Olympic gold medallists Germany quashed Australia`s bid to win a sixth successive Champions Trophy field hockey title, ousting the side 3-2 in the semi-final on Saturday.

Gonazalo Peillat fires Argentina into Champions Trophy 5th place playoff

Argentina will face the Netherlands in Sunday’s fifth place playoff at the hockey Champions Trophy here while England and Belgium will compete for the seventh place following the South American's 2-1 win against the English thanks to a penalty corner strike from Gonazalo Peillat.