Aquece Rio Test Event - Day 1
Candela Diaz Bustos
The first day of the Aquece Rio test event kicked off at the Deodoro Hockey Center in Rio de Janeiro. Two teams were victorious and four others managed to add one point in this 4 Nation Tournament.
Great Britain ready for World League Final
Dan Fox will captain Great Britain at the World League Final. Credit Ravi Ghowry
This weekend, Great Britain start their FIH World League Final campaign with their opening pool game against Canada. With world Champions Australia and old foes Belgium lying in wait in the other two pool games and the other group consisting of the likes of the Netherlands, Germany, Argentina and host nation India it promises to be a high quality and difficult tournament. How are Bobby Crutchley’s side looking ahead of their opening game?
Six Wimbledon players travel with Britain to India for World League Final
By Graham Wilson
East Grinstead celebrates scoring a goal against Reading. Rhavi Ghowry
CHAMPIONS Wimbledon were made to suffer in the national league with six of their players in the Great Britain squad flying out to India for the World League Final.
Islahuddin calls for matches against European giants
ISLAMABAD: Olympian Islahuddin Siddique on Tuesday urged the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to organise youth team tours to Europe in order to prepare them for next year's Junior Hockey World Cup in India.
Future Black Sticks Men power past Australia
Photo courtesy Hockey ACT
The Future Black Sticks Men have fought their way to a 3-2 victory over the Australian Under 23s side in the third test in Canberra.
Indian junior hockey team returns home to a warm reception
In the summit clash, India beat arch-rivals Pakistan 6-2 to lift the trophy. (TOI Photo)
NEW DELHI: The triumphant Indian men's junior hockey team returned home to a warm reception after clinching the Asia Cup title in Malaysia.
Indian juniors now target the World
A proud bunch: India dominated the final completely, scoring at will and strangling the Pakistan attack.
India's comprehensive 6-2 title win over Pakistan in the junior Asia Cup in Malaysia was the culmination of a dominant performance that saw the Indians remain undefeated throughout the tournament.
Irish U18 Boys Squad
Following the 2015 Interpro series in Cork the undernoted players have been selected for trial on Sunday the 28th of November, from which a squad will be selected for the U-21 series against Leinster and Munster on Sunday the 6th of December.
Kookaburras clinch series
Australia's men win final test 3-2 over India in a deciding shoot-out
Daniel Beale lobs the keeper, PR Sreejesh, to open the scoring in the shootout.
Tristan Clemons’ diving save helped the Kookaburras claim the test series title after defeating India 3-2 in a deciding shoot-out after both sides secured a win and draw in Chhattishgarh Tuesday morning.
India wins third and final test
Lose the series to Australia in a penalty shoot out
Raipur: The Indian Senior Men’s Hockey team today gave a display of their class winning the third and final test of the three match test series against Australia 3-2 in a theatrical finish. A goal in the last few seconds by Akashdeep Singh sealed India’s win in the final test. VR Raghunath and Rupinder Pal Singh were the other scorers for India. The winner of the series was decided through a penalty shoot-out which was won by Australia (3-2).
Indian hockey team wins 3rd Test but lose series to Australia
RANCHI: Forward Akashdeep Singh's blinder in the dying moments of the game helped India edge past Australia 3-2 in the final hockey Test but the hosts ended up losing the series when they faltered in the deciding penalty shootout, here on Monday.
Aussies hit by bolt from Akash
Forward’s late strike gives India 3-2 win in final match. Hosts lose series after shoot-out
India captain Sardar Singh in action during their match against Australia in Raipur on Monday. Hockey India
Raipur: India conceded the hockey Test series to Australia despite winning the third and final match after going down in the series-deciding penalty shoot-out here today.
Mixed fortunes for India as they win the third hockey Test against Australia but lose the series
Akashdeep Singh Getty Images
Forward Akashdeep Singh's blinder in the dying moments of the game helped India edge past Australia 3-2 in the final hockey Test but the hosts ended up losing the series when they faltered in the deciding penalty shootout, at Raipur on Monday.
Harmanpreet’s goals made India’s win easy
Aakanksha N Bhardwaj
Harmanpreet Singh (HT Photo)
Trained from Jalandhar-based Surjit Hockey Academy, Harmanpreet Singh emerged a stalwart and main protagonist in the Indian hockey team with India beating Pakistan 6-2 in the 8th junior men’s Asia Cup hockey tournament at Kuantan in Malaysia on Sunday.
Here is someone who can solve Indian hockey team's penalty corner puzzle
Harmanpreet Singh Hockey India
India's senior hockey team has been struggling against higher ranked teams in major tournaments, but its under-21 squad is keeping the national flag flying high.
T&T hockey men tackle Brazil
Notre Dame’s Darren Cowie will lead a youthful T&T senior men’s hockey team into battle against host Brazil from 3 pm today in Rio de Janiero, Brazil when the four-team Olympic Test Event flicks off until Saturday. In the day’s opening match, Chile and Mexico will face off from 12.30 pm.
Indian eves all set for an Argentine face-off
NEW DELHI: The Indian senior women's hockey team, under the guidance of chief coach Neil Hawgood, is all set to start their Argentina tour with a clash against their under-21 team, tomorrow.
India lose by 0-3 against U-21 Argentina in friendly
Indian women's Argentina tour started today with a friendly match against U-21 Argentina team.
Walk The Talk With India Women Hockey Players
Shekhar Gupta (R) with Ritu Rani (C), Captain of the Indian hockey team and left defender Sushila Chanu (L).
In this episode of Walk The Talk, two very special members of the Women's Hockey Team speak on always keeping their eyes on the Ball and how focused they were which made sure that after 36 years the Indian Hockey Team qualified for the Olympics. Ritu Rani, Captain of the team, says, "Attack and defence are both my job." Sushila Chanu, member of the team, says, "We are not afraid of players that are double our size." They narrate their story of how from little known places from India they have achieved all they are today with only hard work and determination.
Men’s Hero Hockey World League Final 2015 begins Friday
Best players in the world set to battle it out for World League title
The hugely anticipated men’s Hero Hockey World League Final gets underway in the Indian city of Raipur on Friday 27 November, featuring eight of the best national hockey teams in the world.
BT Sport secures Hockey World League Finals rights for UK and Ireland
Chris Griffiths celebrates GB goal
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has confirmed that BT Sport will broadcast the men’s and women’s Hockey World League Finals in the United Kingdom and Ireland later this year.
Spotlight on: China women
About the team: China (FIH World Ranking: 5) have been in something of a transitional phase in recent years, but the current group is really starting to make some serious headway in their bid to restore the team to the performance levels achieved in 2008, when they claimed the silver medal at the Beijing Olympic Games.
Junior hockey team needs to go through sterner tests: Coach
NEW DELHI: Winning the 8th Junior Men's Asia Cup is just the beginning for Indian colts and they need to frequently face "sterner tests" to become world beaters, feels coach Harendra Singh.
Winning India showered with cash prize
· Cash prize of Rs 1 Lakh each for the players and the Head Coach
· Cash prize of Rs 50,000 for the remaining coaches and support staff
· Additional Rs 1 Lakh each for the tournament awardees
New Delhi, 23rd November 2015: Indian junior team have won the Kuantan Jr Asia Cup without losing a match, in sync with both the times it won the same prestigious event in the past.
Hockey India announces cash prize money for junior Asia Cup triumph
NEW DELHI: Hockey India today announced a cash prize of Rs one lakh each for the players and the head coach of the Junior Men's Asia Cup-winning team.
Five-star Gleghorne shoots down Cannock
Mark Gleghorne was in scintillating form for Beeston as he hit five goals in a 6-2 defeat of Cannock in the English men’s Premier Division as the Nottingham club moved above the Birmingham outfit on goal difference.
Yearning for Rio 2016: SA hockey teams let down by Sascoc
South Africa winners of the 2015 Greenfields Africa Hockey Championships men final game between South Africa and Egypt at the Randburg Hockey Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 01, 2015. Photo: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix
JOHANNESBURG - The South African men's and women's hockey teams have had their aspirations to represent South Africa at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games shattered.
Smile for the day
Smile for the day
SA Hockey Association Media Release
The South African Hockey Association has with regret received the news that the South African Hockey national teams will not be permitted to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as per the letter received from SASCOC today.
India, Pakistan favourites to reach Junior Asia Cup semis
By S. Ramaguru
KUANTAN: India and Pakistan should make the semi-finals of the Junior Asia Cup.
Leaders Univ of Birmingham in control
University of Birmingham, current leaders of the Investec Premier Division. Credit: Andy Smith
THE University of Birmingham maintained their two-point lead at the top of the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division with a 3-1 win away at East Grinstead as the home side missed out on the chance to go top.