Hockey India League 2016: Ranchi Look To Defend Title

The fourth season of the Coal India Hockey India League kicks off tomorrow. The new-look league comes with new squads, new coaches and also with an increase in the tournament prize money. At the end of the three-year contract period, Fresh auctions were held and teams managed to retain a handful of players along with

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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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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: 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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Paul van Ass: Taking Indian Hockey Forward

Paul van Ass, the newly-appointed coach of the Indian men’s hockey team has hardly taken any time to gel with the men in blue. He took over the reins from Terry Walsh just weeks before the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and did not have much expectations from the 2014 Asian games gold medal-winning team. To

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Akashdeep Singh Scores Brace As India Beats Japan

Two goals from striker Akashdeep Singh helped India script a massive 4-0 victory over Japan in the final game of the 4-match test series at the Kalinga hockey stadium in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. VR Raghunath and Dharamvir Singh were the other goalscorers for India. With this win, India completed a convincing 3-0 series win over

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Akashdeep Singh, Raghunath Star As India Beat Japan

Another brilliant performance from the Indian men’s hockey team saw them triumph 2-1 over Japan in the third game of the 4-match series at the Kalinga hockey stadium in Bhubaneshwar on Thursday. With this win, India have won the series with a game left to play.The final match of this series will be played on

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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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