Hockey India Announce Nomination For Annual Awards

Hockey India has announced the nominations for their annual awards which will be held in Bengaluru on March 26. This will be the second edition of the coveted awards and it will be given on the basis of the performance in 2015 and overall contribution to the game. It will have total prize money of

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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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Chris Ciriello Scores Hat-trick; India Beaten 6-2 By Aussies

The Indian men’s hockey team faced world leaders Australia in their final pool ‘A’ match in Antwerp, Belgium on Sunday. Hockey fans flocked in large numbers at the KHC Dragons stadium to witness this mouth-watering contest. Riding on three superb penalty corner goals from Chris Ciriello, Australia outplayed India by a margin of 6-2. First

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VR Raghunath Helps India Secure 1-1 Draw Against Japan

The first of the four-match hockey test series between India and Japan was played at the Kalinga hockey stadium in Bhubaneshwar on Sunday. In a closely contested game, defender VR Raghunath cancelled out Kurogawa Daichi’s opening goal to ensure a 1-1 draw for the hosts. First half: Daichi opens scoring after a series of missed

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Kalinga Lancers Overwhelm Ranchi Rays 6-3

The much anticipated Hero Hockey India league got off to a magnificent start as the M.S Dhoni owned outfit, the Ranchi Rays capitulated to the high octane and counterattacking prowess of the home side, the Kalinga Lancers. The Kalinga Stadium played host to the first game of the Hero Hockey India League. Having dominated their

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Ranchi Rays Team Overview: Hockey India League

As the Ranchi Rays prepare to kick off the Hockey India league on Jan 22 , here is an overview of the team. Performances in 2013, 2014 The boys from Ranchi have fully justified their team slogan – “Nas Nas Mein Hockey” – in the last two editions of the Hockey India League – they

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India Beat China 2-0, Qualify For Hockey Semis

The 10th pool B match was important for both India and China as the winner of this match would advance to the semifinals. In a hard fought encounter, it was India beat China 2-0. Goals from VR Raghunath and Birendra Lakra helped India winthe match. The Chinese too had their fair share of chances but couldn’t

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