India aiming top two finish in Women's World League R2: Roelant Oltmans
India aiming top two finish in Women's World League R2: Roelant Oltmans

India is eyeing a top two finish in the upcoming FIH Women's Hockey World League Round 2 to progress to the next round of the tournament, said Hockey India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans here on Tuesday.

French hockey legend Georges Corbel passes away
French hockey legend Georges Corbel passes away

Former French international hockey player and former President of the Fédération Française de Hockey (FFH) Georges Corbel has passed away at the age of 73, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said on Tuesday.

Ritu Rani to lead India in World League women's hockey
Ritu Rani to lead India in World League women's hockey

Ritu Rani will skipper the Indian women's hockey team when they take the field in the eight-team FIH World League Round 2 to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from March 7 to 15.

India pooled with Poland, Ghana, Thailand in FIH World League Round 2
India pooled with Poland, Ghana, Thailand in FIH World League Round 2

The Indian women's hockey team has been put in Pool A with Poland, Ghana and Thailand for the FIH World League Round 2 to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from March 7 to 15.

Hockey player dies in a car fire incident
Hockey player dies in a car fire incident

Satnam Singh, who was killed in a car fire near Sahnewal on GT road near here on Sunday, has been identified to be a state level hockey player of Punjab.

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.

Indian women's hockey team loses 2-10 to Dutch club men's team
Indian women's hockey team loses 2-10 to Dutch club men's team

Clinical all-round display helped the men's team of Dutch hockey club HDM JA 1 beat the Indian eves 10-2 here.

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.

Indian eves lose 1-4 against the men's team of Dutch club GCHC
Indian eves lose 1-4 against the men's team of Dutch club GCHC

The Indian women's hockey team lost 1-4 against the men's team of Dutch side Groningsche Cricket en Hockey Club (GCHC) in their preparatory tour ahead of FIH World League Round 2 here.

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.

HIL: Ranchi Rays upset Punjab Warriors 3-2, go on top
HIL: Ranchi Rays upset Punjab Warriors 3-2, go on top

 Captain Ashley Jackson scored a brilliant hat-trick, including two stunning goals in the dying moments, as Ranchi Rays recorded an upset 3-2 win over Punjab Warriors in a thrilling match of the Hero Hockey India League here today.

Delhi Waveriders-UP Wizards clash in HIL match
Delhi Waveriders-UP Wizards clash in HIL match

The last time they squared off, it ended in a hard-fought draw but Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards will be keen to fetch an outright win when they meet again in the Hero Hockey India League here on Wednesday.

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.

Kalinga Lancers beat Delhi Waveriders 2-1 in HHIL
Kalinga Lancers beat Delhi Waveriders 2-1 in HHIL

New Delhi Kalinga Lancers today edged out Delhi Waveriders 2-1 in an inconsequential match of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, here today.

Indian women play 0-0 draw with Spain in hockey test series
Indian women play 0-0 draw with Spain in hockey test series

Indian women's team played out a goal-less draw against Spain in the first hockey test series here on Sunday.

Delhi Waveriders outplay Ranchi Rays 2-0 in HHIL
Delhi Waveriders outplay Ranchi Rays 2-0 in HHIL

 Rupinder Pal Singh produced a rock solid performance as defending champions Delhi Waveriders outclassed Ranchi Rays 2-0 in their must-win clash of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand stadium, here.