Once a rebel, Gurjinder a key cog in India`s hockey wheel

At 18, Gurjinder Singh was a hockey multi-millionaire, never mind he was paid less than half the amount he was entitled to for playing in the lone edition of the World Series Hockey (WSH) last year.

First six matches of HIL watched by 1.46 crore people

The inaugural edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) has painted an extremely cheerful picture for the broadcasters so far.

2nd edition of World Series Hockey rescheduled

The second edition of World Series Hockey, earlier proposed to start next month, has been rescheduled, the organisers on Friday.

HI should not keep out talented WSH youngsters: Halappa

Having missed the London Olympic Games where India ended up 12th and last, former captain Arjun Halappa feels that deserving youngsters playing for rival World Series Hockey should be picked for the country by Hockey India, which is currently selecting the national squad.

MHA yet to be paid full amount for hosting WSH ties

The Mumbai Hockey Association is yet to be paid half the amount for hosting matches of the World Series Hockey.

Pakistan fines rebel hockey players, spares them ban

The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided not to ban the eight players, including former captains Rehan Butt and Shakeel Abbasi, for playing in the rebel World Series Hockey (WSH) in India. Instead, heavy fines would be slapped on them so that they would be eligible for selection in Pakistan`s squad for London Olympics.

PHF fines rebel players for WSH participation

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has imposed a hefty fine of Rs 10 lakh each on senior hockey players Rehan Butt and Shakeel Abbasi for playing in the unsanctioned World Series Hockey in India.

Sher-e-Punjab thrash Pune Strykers 5-2 to lift WSH title

Sher-e-Punjab lead by captain Prabhjot Singh’s two goals defeated Pune Strykers 5-2 to lift the inaugural World Series Hockey on Monday here.

Maken calls WSH the best-ever tournament held in India

Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken, who was here to watch the final of the World Series Hockey, on Monday gave a thumbs-up to the tournament and called it the best- ever sporting event to be organised in India.

Strykers enter WSH final via tie-break; to play Punjab for title

Pune Strykers came back from the dead to edge out Chandigarh Comets 7-6 via tie-break in a rousing semi-final of the inaugural World Series Hockey here on Sunday.

Sher-e-Punjab enter final of WSH

Sher-e-Punjab thrashed hosts Karnataka Lions 4-1 to sail into the final of the inaugural World Series Hockey on Sunday.

Exposure to WSH can make Indian team stronger: Shahbaz Ahmed

The multi-million dollar World Series Hockey (WSH) tournament could provide a much-needed boost to the sport in the country and make the national side a force to reckon with in the future, feels Pakistan hockey legend Shahbaz Ahmed.

I wanted to fulfill my commitments with WSH: Abbasi

He is disappointed not to get the opportunity to rub shoulders with his Indian counterparts in the ongoing World Series Hockey, but star Pakistan player Shakeel Abbasi on Saturday said that he risked his international career to play in the lucrative league since he wanted to pay respect to his commitment towards the organizers.

Comets have edge against Strykers in second semifinal

Chandigarh Comets are expected to hold a slight edge over Pune Strykers when the two teams clash in the second semifinal of the USD 2 million World Series Hockey tournament, at the MHA-Mahindra Stadium on Sunday.

Lions to meet Shere-e-Punjab in Bangalore tomorrow

To accommodate the home advantage factor for at least one of the qualifiers, the organisers of the Bridgestone World Series Hockey have rearranged the venues of the two semi-finals, to be held on Sunday.

Marines sink Cheetahs` semifinal hopes with resounding victory

Mumbai Marines torpedoed Chennai Cheetahs` semi final hopes with a comprehensive 4-1 victory in the final league encounter of the Bridgestone World Series Hockey at the MHA-Mahindra Stadium on Friday.

Delhi beat Punjab 7-5 in high-voltage WSH match

Pakistan dragflicker Shakeel Abbasi notched up a hattrick as Delhi Wizards eked out a thrilling 7-5 victory over Sher-E-Punjab in their last match of the World Series Hockey on Friday.

Pune keep semifinal hopes alive, beat Bhopal 5-4 in WSH

Simrandeep Randhawa came up with a brilliant hat-trick to help Pune Strykers snatch a thrilling 5-4 victory over Bhopal Badshahs.

Chandigarh Comets crush Karnataka Lions 6-1 in WSH

With both sides having already qualified for the semi-finals, Chandigarh Comets` Gurjinder Singh scored four goals to help his side crush Karnataka Lions 6-1.

Chandigarh beat Mumbai 4-3, assure semifinal berth in WSH

A last-minute goal by Robert Green helped local favourites Chandigarh Comets beat struggling Mumbai Marines 4-3 and assure themselves a semifinal berth in the World Series Hockey here on Wednesday.