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Hockey World Cup

India bids to host next Hockey World Cup

India have proposed conducting the event for either men or women in the January 13 to 29, 2023 window, which has also been preferred by Australia and New Zealand. 

Feb 05, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

Need to develop world class drag-flickers: Former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey

In the absence of Rupinder Pal Singh, India had three dragflickers in young Harmanpreet, Amit Rohidas and Varun Kumar but their conversion rate was poor, recording just 30.7 per cent.

Dec 23, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Belgium beat Netherlands in penalty shoot-out to win maiden title

Olympic silver medallist Belgium created history by eking out a 3-2 win in the penalty shoot-out after the final match of the game's showpiece event ended in a goalless draw.

Dec 16, 2018, 21:29 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Australia thrash England 8-1 to clinch bronze medal

This was Australia's fifth bronze medal in the history of the tournament. The last time the Kookaburras had to be satisfied with a third-place finish was way back in 1994 in front of their home crowd in Sydney.

Dec 16, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

India coach Harendra Singh receives official reprimand from FIH for his outburst against umpires

The reprimand was handed down to Harendra after he and India's analytical coach Chris Ciriello were called for an official hearing by the FIH on Saturday.

Dec 16, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Netherlands crush Australia's dream of clinching a hat-trick of WC titles

The Dutch thus took a sweet revenge of their 1-6 loss to the Kookaburras in the summit clash of the 2014 World Cup at the Hague.

Dec 15, 2018, 21:11 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: FIH hints at strict action against India coach Harendra Singh after outburst against umpiring

Soon after the defeat, Harendra blamed poor umpiring for his side's unexpected early ouster, saying FIH seriously need to address the issue as his side has been on the receiving end of poor on-field decisions twice this year.

Dec 15, 2018, 20:46 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Belgium maul England 6-0 to reach maiden final

The Belgium players, who wore black armbands to pay respect to their teammate Gougnard whose father passed away before the match, dominated possession in the first two quarters and created a couple of promising chances, two of which resulted in goals.

Dec 15, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Indian striker Akashdeep Singh faces possible two match suspension

According to a statement from the world body, the International Hockey Federation's technical delegate had recommended Akashdeep's case to FIH's disciplinary commissioner.

Dec 15, 2018, 20:32 PM IST

India knocked out of Hockey World Cup after 1-2 defeat against the Netherlands in quarters

A well-oiled Indian unit had raised hopes of making the semifinals for the first time since 1975 but the Dutch side broke a million hearts by coming from behind to knock out the hosts 2-1 in the last-eight clash.

Dec 13, 2018, 21:20 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: England shock Argentina 3-2 to move into semi-finals

England, who conceded the lead in the 17th minute, staged a superb come back to make their third successive semi-final appearance in the history of the tournament.

Dec 12, 2018, 19:47 PM IST

We are ready to answer the call of 1.3 billion Indians: Indian hockey coach Harendra Singh

India has never defeated Netherlands in the history of the World Cup, but Harendra refused to dwell on the past.

Dec 12, 2018, 19:34 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Indian players 'yelled at' for entering restricted area

As per the protocol of the tournament, the players were not entitled to be present at the VIP lounge. But on the request of a few near and dear ones, Manpreet and a few players entered the area and were busy in signing autographs and clicking pictures with their fans.

Dec 12, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: India chase slice of history against Netherlands in quarterfinal

Boasting a rich hockey legacy, India last played in the semi-final of the World Cup way back in 1975 when they went on to lift their maiden title.

Dec 12, 2018, 14:28 PM IST

FIH initiates inquiry against Pak coach Danish Kaleem, hearing to be held on Saturday

Danish has been called for a hearing by the FIH technical delegate on Saturday after he was charged for moving around in the stadium without having his accreditation card during the Pool D match against Malaysia on Wednesday.

Dec 08, 2018, 22:02 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Pakistan's Ammad Butt let-off with reprimand, to play against Netherlands

Pakistan's campaign at the ongoing men's hockey World Cup went from bad to worse after the team suffered a twin blow on Thursday. 

Dec 08, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: Australia seal quarterfinals berth after China hold Ireland 1-1

World number 1 Australia scored three goals in the final quarter to register their second consecutive win in Pool B at the Kalinga Stadium.

Dec 04, 2018, 22:35 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: India face stern test against Belgium in virtual pre-quarterfinal

India are heading into the clash on the back of their crushing 5-0 win over 15th ranked South Africa in the opening match of the Hockey World Cup.

Dec 02, 2018, 07:28 AM IST

Hockey World Cup 2018:India's complete schedule, squads, TV timings

The Men in Blue are scheduled to cross swords with 15th-placed South Africa in their first Pool C match of the Hockey World Cup. 

Nov 28, 2018, 14:16 PM IST