Indian Hockey Team Suffers First Defeat On Euro Tour

It was a rocky start for the Indian hockey team in Spain as they succumbed to 4-1 loss. What a win for Spain, though! Superb performance throughout the game keeping the Indian attackers in check. Indian Hockey team faces a reality check against Spain The Spanish team were able to beat India because they got

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Indian Hockey Monthly Review: Paul Van Ass Sacked

July was an eventful month for Indian hockey as a series of events took place over the last five weeks or so. The chief highlight has been the sacking of men’s team coach Paul van Ass. The decision of discontinuing the services of the Dutchman was taken by a committee of former players and Olympians

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Indian Hockey Can Look Up To 2015 With Optimism

2014 was truly one of the best years one can remember for Indian hockey. It’s not often that we see the national team spike the guns of the world’s top four teams in a single year given the dwindling fortunes of the team over the past few decades. It won’t be at all ‘unfair’ to

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Ritu Rani Stars In Indias 3-1 Win Over Poland

Indian skipper Ritu Rani’s last minute goal saw India finish on the top of the tree in round two of the Womens Hockey World League. Vandana Katariya and Rani Rampal were the others on the scoresheet as India beat Poland by three goals to one. 1st Quarter: India On The Ascendency; Vandana Katariya scores As

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Womens Hockey World League: India Storm Into Final

Ritu Rani-led Indian eves stormed into the final in Round 2 of the Women’s Hockey World League as they outclassed Thailand by a convincing 5-0 margin. India will now face Poland, courtesy the latter’s slender 1-0 win over Malaysia in an earlier semifinal. 1st Quarter: Jaspreet Kaur breaks deadlock; India dominate Facing a relatively weaker

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Hockey India League 2015: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

The Hockey India League concluded with the Ranchi Rays claiming the title. The penalty shoot-out was perhaps a fitting end to what was an exciting tournament. Hockey India League: The Good- Ranchi Rays, UP Wizards And Punjab Warriors Ranchi Rays In terms of performances put up, there is absolutely no doubt that the Punjab Warriors

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Delhi Waveriders Salvage Draw Against UP Wizards

Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards faced each other in their last league game of Hero Hockey India League 2015. While both the teams have already qualified for the semi-finals, a victory for the UP Wizards was important as it was their last chance to get back to the top of the table. In a

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Uttar Pradesh Wizards Smash Five Past Kalinga Lancers

The Uttar Pradesh Wizards smashed five goals past the Kalinga Lancers to pick up their first victory of the season. Interim Indian national team coach Roelant Oltmans allowed himself a mild smirk as his Wizards announced themselves in the Third Edition of the Hockey India League with a resounding 5-1 win over Kalinga. Oltmans chose

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Uttar Pradesh Wizards Overview – Hockey India League

Out of the six teams participating in the Hockey India League, there is one that has the most potential. Uttar Pradesh Wizards have probably the best line-up of the Hockey India League. However, they somehow have not managed to fulfill all the expectations of their fans. In the previous editions of the HIL, the wizards

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Indian Hockey Recap: A Profitable Year

Indian hockey has had a wonderful 2014. A year which saw our team win the Asian Games title and perform well at the Champions Trophy and Commonwealth Games respectively.