India may have finished a poor ninth at the World Cup, but Hockey India continued to repose faith in Sardar Singh, retaining him as captain of the national men`s team for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games.
Indian women continued their impressive show at the Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) hockey tournament as they spanked Malaysia 5-1 to secure their place in the summit clash of the event at Kakamigahara, Japan on Monday.
Defending champions Railways and last year`s runners-up Haryana entered into the final of the 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship after winning their respective semifinal ties on Monday.
The controversial penalty stroke that enabled Malaysia hold India to a 2-2 draw in their final round-robin match of Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament, has once again initiated the debate about introducing third umpire in hockey, a move which FIH has been contemplating for a while now.
Ranchi Rhinos came from a goal down to beat Delhi Waveriders 2-1 and win the inaugural Hockey India League in a thrilling summit clash in front of a capacity home crowd at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium here on Sunday.
Jaypee Punjab Warriors would get a last chance to settle scores with Delhi Waveriders in the round-robin stage of the Hero Hockey India league when they host the table-toppers at Surjit Singh Hockey Stadium here on Tuesday.
An ever-improving Jaypee Punjab Warriors would be hoping to put a stop to table toppers Delhi Waveriders` unbeaten run when they clash against each other in a round-robin match of the Hockey India League at the Major Dhyanchand Stadium here on Tuesday.
New Zealand duo of Dean Couzins and Andrew Hayward will replace the two Pakistani players -- Muhammad Rizwan Sr and Muhammad Rizwan Jr -- in the Delhi Waveriders squad for the ongoing Hockey India League, according to a team source.