Rays skipper Jackson named best player of HIL 2015
Rays skipper Jackson named best player of HIL 2015

Ranchi Rays skipper Ashley Jackson, who led his team to the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) title, was also named player of the tournament, while Dabang Mumbai's young drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh was declared most promising player.

MS Dhoni's Ranchi Rays win HIL 3 crown on debut
MS Dhoni's Ranchi Rays win HIL 3 crown on debut

New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Debutants Ranchi Rays produced an inspired performance and twice came back from a goal down to beat favourites Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the shoot-out and emerge champions of the third Hero Hockey India League at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here today.

Ranchi Rays to play Punjab Warriors in HIL 3 final
Ranchi Rays to play Punjab Warriors in HIL 3 final

Debutants Ranchi Rays will face season's most consistent team Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the summit clash of the third Hero Hockey India League after both teams registered contrasting wins in their respective semifinals here on Saturday.

Indian hockey team to tour Australia in next 3 years
Indian hockey team to tour Australia in next 3 years

Hockey India (HI) and Hockey Australia on Saturday signed a strategic bilateral agreement that will see India men's hockey team tour Down Under every year for the next three years, i.e. from 2016 to 2018, a move that is expected to give a fillip to the sport back home.

Delhi play Punjab, Ranchi take on UP in HIL semifinals
Delhi play Punjab, Ranchi take on UP in HIL semifinals

After four weeks of non-stop action, the 3rd Hero Hockey India League will reach its crescendo with debutants Ranchi Rays and UP Wizards locking horns in the first semifinal while defending champions Delhi Waveriders take on Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the second match here on Saturday.

Punjab Warriors sign off in style, beat Dabang Mumbai 3-2
Punjab Warriors sign off in style, beat Dabang Mumbai 3-2

Their semifinal berth already secured, Jaypee Punjab Warriors signed off their league engagements on a resounding note, beating bottom-placed Dabang Mumbai 3-2 here today to finish on top of the round robin stage of the third Hero Hockey India League.

Waveriders and Wizards play out 3-3 draw in final league game
Waveriders and Wizards play out 3-3 draw in final league game

Already assured of a place in the semifinals, defending champions Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards played out a 3-3 draw in their final league game of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL), here on Wednesday.

Punjab Warriors to meet Dabang Mumbai in the last league match
Punjab Warriors to meet Dabang Mumbai in the last league match

Having already booked a berth in the semifinals, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would be looking to sign off the league stage with a win against the bottom-placed Dabang Mumbai, who would be playing for pride in their last league match of the Hero Hockey India League here on Thursday.

Warriors eye revenge against Rays in HIL
Warriors eye revenge against Rays in HIL

Currently positioned third in the Hockey India League (HIL), Jaypee Punjab Warriors will look to avenge their defeat against Ranchi Rays in Tuesday’s match at the International Hockey Stadium here. In their previous tie in Ranchi, the Rays outplayed the Warriors 2-1.

HIL 3: Gurjinder's brace takes Kalinga Lancers home
HIL 3: Gurjinder's brace takes Kalinga Lancers home

Gurjinder Singh struck twice through penalty corner to give Kalinga Lancers a 2-1 win over Dabang Mumbai in the battle of bottom-placed teams in the Hockey India League here on Friday.

HIL 3: Delhi Waveriders look to push for semis berth
HIL 3: Delhi Waveriders look to push for semis berth

Defending champions Delhi Waveriders will aim at securing for themselves a semifinal berth when they face joint-leaders Ranchi Rays in a Hero Hockey India League (HIL) encounter at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Saturday.

Ranchi Rays look to continue winning run, eye top spot in table
Ranchi Rays look to continue winning run, eye top spot in table

Having secured a berth in the semifinals of the Hero Hockey India League, Ranchi Rays will look to continue their winning run when they take on Delhi Waveriders here on Saturday.

HIL 3: Delhi Waveriders hold Kalinga Lancers to a 2-2 draw
HIL 3: Delhi Waveriders hold Kalinga Lancers to a 2-2 draw

Delhi Waveriders rallied after conceding two goals to play out a thrilling 2-2 draw against Kalinga Lancers in their first leg clash of the Hero Hockey India League here on Thursday.

HIL 3: Kalinga Lancers hope to finish home campaign with win
HIL 3: Kalinga Lancers hope to finish home campaign with win

Strugglers Kalinga Lancers will hope to end their home campaign in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) with a win when they face Dabang Mumbai at the Kalinga Stadium here Friday.

HIL 3: UP thrash Mumbai to take one step closer to semis
HIL 3: UP thrash Mumbai to take one step closer to semis

Uttar Pradesh Wizards trounced Dabang Mumbai 5-1 to take a firm step towards the semifinals of the Hero Hockey India League at the Mahindra Stadium here on Wednesday.

HIL 3: Kalinga Lancers take on Delhi Waveriders at home
HIL 3: Kalinga Lancers take on Delhi Waveriders at home

The 2015 edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) is all set to witness the first clash between Kalinga Lancers and Delhi Waveriders at the Kalinga Stadium here Thursday.

HIL: Defending champions Delhi Waveriders take on Kalinga Lancers
HIL: Defending champions Delhi Waveriders take on Kalinga Lancers

Defending champions Delhi Waveriders take on bottom-placed Kalinga Lancers in their first leg match of the Hero Hockey India League at Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday.

HIL: Mumbai have tough task against UP Wizards
HIL: Mumbai have tough task against UP Wizards

After ending their victory drought on Sunday, Dabang Mumbai have a formidable task on hand when they take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their Hockey India League first leg clash at the Mahindra Stadium Wedensday.

Punjab Warriors drub Delhi Waveriders 7-0 in HIL 3
Punjab Warriors drub Delhi Waveriders 7-0 in HIL 3

 Drag flicker Sandeep Singh struck thrice as title contender Jaypee Punjab Warriors blanked Delhi Waveriders 7-0 in a Hockey India League match here.

Struggling teams Mumbai, Kalinga to fight for staying afloat
Struggling teams Mumbai, Kalinga to fight for staying afloat

Winless Dabang Mumbai and struggling Kalinga Lancers cross swords here on Sunday in a Hockey India League match that would determine to a large extent which of them stays afloat to progress further in the event.