Hockey Champions Trophy: India finish fourth, Germany lift Champions Trophy

Germany lift Champions Trophy

Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) An inconsistent India missed out on a podium finish going down 1-2 to Australia in the bronze medal match of the Hockey Champions Trophy while a young German team lifted the coveted title for the 10th time, beating Pakistan 2-0 in the final at a packed Kalinga Stadium here Sunday. India […]

Two Pakistani players suspended from Champions Trophy

Two Pakistani players suspended from Champions Trophy final

Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) Even as Pakistan chief coach Shahnaz Sheikh tendered an unconditional apology for some of his players’ obscene gestures after winning Hockey Champions Trophy semi-final against India Saturday, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Sunday suspended Muhammad Tousiq and Ali Amjad for the final to be played later in the day. “Ali Amjad […]

Adman Suhel Seth gets roasted for not recognising hockey hero Viren Rasquinha

After Suhel Seth fails to recognise Viren Rasquinha, Twitter asks: 'Who is Suhel Seth?'

A little-known person from Delhi, insulted former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha; livid Twitterati hit back at him for not recognising him and forces apology A little-known person from Delhi, later identified as a certain Suhel Seth, insulted former India hockey captain, Arjuna Award winner and chief operating officer of India’s premier sporting talent agency, Olympic […]

Indian Hockey Champions Trophy team faces tough tests

Indian hockey team faces tough test in Champions Trophy

Bhubaneswar, Dec 5 (IANS) The Indian hockey team’s rise in the last six months will be put to further test as it gets ready for the eight-nation Hero Champions Trophy starting Saturday at the Kalinga Stadium here.Though the Sardar Singh-led team’s preparation for the nine-day tournament has not been perfect, the 18-member squad can take heart […]

Australia series win motivation for Champions Trophy: Sardar

Australia series win motivation for Champions Trophy: Sardar

  New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Indian men’s hockey captain Sardar Singh said on the team’s return home from Australia Tuesday that the 3-1 series win Down Under will act as a motivation for them ahead of the prestigious Champions Trophy.India achieved a rare bilateral Test series victory against World Champions Australia, that too in their […]

HI inducts Hockey Village India

HI inducts Hockey Village India

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday inducted Hockey Village India (HVI) as an Academy Member to reach out to underprivileged children who are keen to make a career in the sport.HVI works towards the better future of underprivileged children in rural India in terms of sports and education. Former German international Andrea Thumshirn […]

‘Indian hockey forwards ready for Lanka challenge’

'Indian hockey forwards ready for Lanka challenge'

Incheon (South Korea), Sep 19 (IANS) Indian hockey team striker Gurwinder Singh Chandi said the forward line has worked hard to iron out its flaws and be more clinical in front of goal, before facing Sri Lanka in the opening match of the 2014 Asian Games here Sunday.“The forward line has work hard in all the […]

Champions Trophy: India clubbed with Netherlands, Germany

Champions Trophy: India clubbed with Netherlands, Germany

  New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India have been clubbed with World No.2 the Netherlands and World No.3 Germany in the eight-team Champions Trophy slated for Dec 6-14 in Bhubaneswar, it was announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Monday.Pool A will consist of 2014 World Cup winners and defending champions Australia, Commonwealth Games bronze medallists […]