England maul Pakistan, register best-ever win in Champions Trophy
England maul Pakistan, register best-ever win in Champions Trophy

An impressive England demolished Pakistan 8-2 in their second Pool A match to register their best-ever win in the history of the FIH Champions Trophy at the Kalinga Stadium, here on Sunday.

Champions Trophy: England stun Australia, Belgium beat Pakistan
Champions Trophy: England stun Australia, Belgium beat Pakistan

Sam Ward scored twice on his debut as World No. 5 England stunned five-time reigning champions Australia 3-1, while higher-ranked Belgium defeated Pakistan 2-1 in their Pool A matches on the opening day of the Hero Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here on Saturday.

Phillip Hughes death showed how fickle life can be: Australia hockey coach
Phillip Hughes death showed how fickle life can be: Australia hockey coach

Just like the entire world, the Australian hockey team has also been affected by country mate and cricketer Phillip Hughes sudden death and national coach Graham Reid said that the tragic accident made everyone "realise how fickle life can be".

Hot Bhubaneswar a concern for European teams in Champions Trophy
Hot Bhubaneswar a concern for European teams in Champions Trophy

Winter has set in but the relatively high temperatures prevalent here, especially in the day time, have become a major concern for the European teams participating in the FIH Champions Trophy which will start from on Saturday.

We're determined to give our best in Champions Trophy: Belgium skipper
We're determined to give our best in Champions Trophy: Belgium skipper

Belgium captain Dohmen John-John is aware about the tough competition that awaits them in the FIH Champions Trophy but said the Red Lions are determined to give their best in the eight-nation tournament to be held here from December 6-14.

India determined to give tough fight to rivals in Champions Trophy: Roelant Oltmans
India determined to give tough fight to rivals in Champions Trophy: Roelant Oltmans

India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans on Tuesday said the hosts are determined to give a tough fight to their opponents and are geared up to face world no. 3 Germany in their opening match of the FIH Champions Trophy to be held here from December 6-14.

FIH Champions Trophy: Pakistan has the capability to advance into QFs: Sardar Singh
FIH Champions Trophy: Pakistan has the capability to advance into QFs: Sardar Singh

 India captain Sardar Singh feels arch-rivals Pakistan have the arsenal in their disposal to progress to the next stage of the FIH Champions Trophy to be held here from December 6-14.

FIH Champions Trophy: Belgian Tom Boon hopes to meet India in quarters
FIH Champions Trophy: Belgian Tom Boon hopes to meet India in quarters

Belgium's star striker Tom Boon on Tuesday predicted a quarterfinal clash against India in the FIH Champions Trophy and hopes to come out on top against the hosts if it lines up they way he expects in the eight-nation tournament to be held here from December 6-14.

FIH Champions Trophy: Hot Bhubaneswar weather will be a challenge: Eng, Oz skippers
FIH Champions Trophy: Hot Bhubaneswar weather will be a challenge: Eng, Oz skippers

 The relatively hot weather conditions here will be a challenge for the overseas teams during the prestigious FIH Champions Trophy, which begins at the Kalinga Stadium on December 6, feels the skippers of Australia and England sides.

Pakistan in crisis ahead of FIH Champions Trophy
Pakistan in crisis ahead of FIH Champions Trophy

With the FIH Champions Trophy a little more than two weeks away, the Pakistani hockey players are headed for a showdown with their national federation (PHF) over its failure to award them new contracts and non-payment of dues.

Ticket sale for Champions Trophy Hockey begins
Ticket sale for Champions Trophy Hockey begins

Hockey India on Thursday announced the beginning of ticket sales for the FIH Champions Trophy which starts from December 6 here.

India name 21-member hockey squad for Oz Test tour
India name 21-member hockey squad for Oz Test tour

 Sardar Singh will lead a 21-member Indian men's hockey squad for the four-match Test tour of Australia to be held in Perth from November 4 to 9.

Sunil, Walmiki return to India squad for HWL Finals

Forwards S V Sunil and Yuvraj Valmiki made a comeback as India today named a 18-member squad with three new faces in it for the Hero Hockey World League Finals starting January 10 here.

Post London debacle, 2012 raised new hopes for Indian hockey

The bottom-place finish in the London Olympics marked the lowest ebb of the year for Indian hockey, but 2012 ended with a lot of promise and hope for the erstwhile kings of the game.

Germany test awaits confident but injury-ravaged India

High on confidence but ravaged by injuries, the Indian hockey team face a stiff challenge against reigning Olympic champions Germany in their third preliminary league match of the FIH Champions Trophy here on Tuesday.

HI name 48 probables for senior men`s camp in Patiala

HI has announced the names of 48 core probables for the Indian men`s hockey team, which is scheduled to take part in the Lanco International Super Series and 34th Men`s FIH Champions Trophy.

Govt gives go-ahead to HI to host CT

The Sports Ministry has given Hockey India (HI) the green signal to host the 33rd FIH Champions Trophy and next year`s Olympic qualifying tournament to be held here.

Govt gives go-ahead to HI to host CT

The Sports Ministry has given Hockey India (HI) the green signal to host the 33rd FIH Champions Trophy and next year`s Olympic qualifying tournament to be held here.