HIL auction: Change of rule regarding field goals works in favour of strikers

HIL auction: Change of rule regarding field goals works in favour of strikers

The recent rule change to award two goals for each field goal scored during the fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) proved beneficial for forwards. During the 2015 HIL players' auction held on Thursday in Delhi, franchises doled out huge sums to acquire the services of goal poachers.

HIL auction: Akashdeep top Indian pick, Sardar a big let down with just $58,000

HIL auction: Akashdeep top Indian pick, Sardar a big let down with just $58,000

Young striker Akashdeep Singh was the top Indian pick but national team captain Sardar Singh turned out to be damp squib in the Hockey India League auction, which was dominated by Germany's Moritz Fuerste who drew the highest ever bid in the history of the tournament.

Haryana gymnast back on his feet after surgery

A national level gymnast from Haryana, who underwent a set of surgeries at a city hospital for critical neck injury that caused paralysis, recovered at a record time to the surprise of even the doctors treating him.

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.

Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 in close HIL match

Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 in close HIL match

 Punjab Warriors continued their fine form and defeated Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 in a keenly-contested league match to register their second consecutive win of the third Hockey India League, here on Monday.

Punjab Warriors eager to win HIL: Affan Yousuf

Punjab Warriors eager to win HIL: Affan Yousuf

Punjab Warriors player Affan Yousuf is eager to take the field when the third edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) starts Jan 22.

Jamie Dwyer hopes Punjab Warriors will be third time lucky in HIL

Jamie Dwyer hopes Punjab Warriors will be third time lucky in HIL

Australian great Jamie Dwyer is confident that his team Jaypee Punjab Warriors will go one better in the upcoming Hockey India League (HIL) and win the trophy.

Aim is to win the 2015 Hockey India League title: Sandeep Singh

Aim is to win the 2015 Hockey India League title: Sandeep Singh

Struggling star Sandeep Singh on Thursday vowed to score maximum number of goals in the upcoming Hero Hockey India League to help his side Jaypee Punjab Warriors win the title.

Sandeep Singh, Harbhajan Singh script Punjab win vs Services

Sandeep Singh, Harbhajan Singh script Punjab win vs Services

Pacer Sandeep Singh wreaked havoc at the top of the order while off-spinner Harbhajan Singh polished off the tail as Punjab beat Services by six wickets in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match here on Wednesday.

After Mary Kom, now a film on hockey player Sandeep Singh

After Mary Kom, now a film on hockey player Sandeep Singh

 After the success of Mary Kom, former India hockey captain Sandeep Singh is the latest sportsperson on whom a biopic has been planned and the ace dragflicker wants Ranbir Kapoor to portray his role in the movie.

Sikh man in critical condition after being hit by pickup truck in US

A 29-year old Sikh man is in critical condition after he was hit by a pickup truck here and dragged nearly 30 feet following an argument between him and the driver who allegedly hurled racist slur at him and his friend.

Dhanraj lashes out at foreign experts post India`s poor show

Former India skipper Dhanraj Pillay on Friday said he was disappointed with India`s performance in the ongoing hockey World Cup at The Hague and called for sacking of foreign experts including coach Terry Walsh.

It will be a tall order for Sandeep to make WC cut: Sardar

Sardar Singh and Sandeep Singh are best of friends on and off the field but the current India captain sounded realistic as he said that it will be a tall order for the out-of-favour dragflicker to make it to the World Cup-bound squad.

Gurbaj, Mujtaba return; Sandeep ignored for Europe tour

Experienced Gurbaj Singh and Danish Mujtaba today made a comeback to India`s 21-member men`s hockey team for this month`s preparatory tour to Europe ahead of the FIH World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15.

Sandeep Singh among Hockey World Cup probables

Following his impressive performance in the second edition of the Hockey India League (HIL), penalty corner specialist Sandeep Singh finds himself among India`s 33 probables for the World Cup to be held in The Hague from May 31 to June 15.

Punjab Warriors to face Delhi Waveriders in HIL final

Delhi Waveriders will lock horns with Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the summit clash of the second edition of Hero Hockey India League after registering hard-fought victories in their respective semi-finals.

Sandeep Singh still India`s best drag-flicker: Jamie Dwyer

Sandeep Singh remains India`s best drag-flicker even though he is not in the national team, says Jamie Dwyer, five-time world hockey player of the year.

Warriors beat Rhinos 4-2 to consolidate their position in HIL

Jaypee Punjab Warriors defeated defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 4-2 in their penultimate league match to consolidate their second position in the Hero Hockey India League, here Sunday.

Bhajji`s advice helped me make India comeback: Sandeep Singh

Back in the side after London Olympics last year, star drag flicker Sandeep Singh has credited his friend and Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh for helping him come out of bad phase.

Sandeep Singh needs to do better to regain India berth: Harendra

Former India hockey coach Harendra Singh says that ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh will have to work harder in order to regain his position in the national squad