Hockey World League: India Beat Netherlands To Win Bronze

On Sunday, Raipur witnessed an edge-of-the-seat contest between India and Netherlands for the Bronze medal at the FIH Hockey World League Final. Having failed to register even a single victory in the group stages, the men in blue made it to the semi finals after beating Great Britain 2-1 in the Quarter-finals. They narrowly lost

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Hockey World League: India Lose In Semifinal

After a stunning 2-1 win against Great Britain in the quarterfinals, India lost a hard-fought semifinal game against Belgium at the FIH Hockey World League Final in Raipur on Saturday. Cedric Charlier’s first-quarter goal was the only one scored in the entire match and Belgium took the game 1-0. They meet Australia in the finals

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Hockey World League: India Outsmart Britain In QF

How often do we see a bottom placed team knock the best team out of the tournament? Thursday saw a similar situation when host nation India got the better of Great Britain by a margin of 2-1 in the 3rd quarterfinal of the FIH Hockey World League Final in Raipur. Unbeaten in the tournament so

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Hockey World League: India Lose To Netherlands

The Indian men’s hockey team faced their second defeat at the Hockey World League Final in Raipur. This time, the men in blue were beaten by world no. 2 Netherlands by a convincing scoreline of 3-1. Goals from Mink van der Weerden, Mirco Pruijser and Roel Bovendeert summed up the Dutch rout while Chinglensana Singh

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OLX Should Correct Disrespectful Mention Of Indian Hockey Team

OLX, a national online classifieds marketplace, has made disrespectful mention of the Indian Hockey team in their new radio advertisement. This is something we should protest against as it is not in sportsmanship and needlessly disparages our national sport. The radio Advertisement was aired on 92.7 FM on December 2, 2015 and was aimed at

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Akashdeep Singh Helps India Draw Against Germany: HWL

A last-quarter goal from Akashdeep Singh ensured a 1-1 draw for India against Germany in their second pool ‘B’ clash at the FIH Hockey World League Final on Saturday. The Indian forward scored in the 47th minute, thus cancelling out Niklas Wellen’s 6th minute goal. First half: Wellen puts Germany ahead with early goal, India

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Hockey World League Final: India Lose In Opener

The FIH Hockey World League Final kicked off at Raipur in Chhattisgarh on Friday. The tournament opener saw two pool ‘B’ teams, India and Argentina up against each other. The hosts looked slightly off-colour, despite having a full-strength squad and ended up losing 3-0 to their opponents. Ace drag-flicker Gonzalo Peillat starred in Argentina’s dominant

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Hockey: India Win Third Test, But Lose Series On Penalty

In a thriller of a contest between India and Australia in the third and final hockey test, Akashdeep Singh’s goal won the game for the hosts. Rupinder Pal Singh and VR Raghunath also scored for India’s 3-2 win over the world champions. Late goal seals it for India With a win needed to save the

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Hockey: Australia Topple India 2-1 To Win Second Test

The Indian men played an honourable game for most duration. But at the newly inaugurated Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel stadium in Raipur, the game went in favour of the visiting Australia. The Aussies won 2-1 to take an unassailable 1-0 lead in the three match series. India scored first, But Australia won The Indian team

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Hockey: India, Australia Settle For Draw In First Test

The first of the three match test series between India and Australia ended in a thrilling draw encounter. Both teams put their intentions clear from the opening minute with rigorous attacking play at Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh. India made remarkable recovery, but ended in a draw in first hocket test Australia broke the deadlock in the ninth

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