India’s key player Rani Rampal stayed off the field as she is yet to recover from the knee injury she suffered during a practice match with the Russian team on Wednesday.
By all accounts, it’s a win-win situation for hosts India in the World Hockey League (WHL) Round 2 that starts here from February 18. At least, that’s the impression one got after witnessing the training sessions of rival teams on Wednesday.
Striker SV Sunil and goalkeeper PT Rao are yet to get clearance from their employer to represent the national team in the Hockey World League Round 2 starting February 18 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.
Ranchi Rhinos came from a goal down to beat the Delhi Waveriders 2-1 and win the inaugural Hockey India League in a thrilling summit clash, in front of a capacity home crowd at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium here on Sunday.
The Delhi Waveriders scored a clinical 3-1 win over the Jaypee Punjab Warriors to set up the title clash against Ranchi Rhinos in the inaugural Hockey India League, in Ranchi on Saturday.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Saturday signed a major sponsorship deal with two-wheeler giant Hero MotoCorp for all events of the world body to be held in India in the next four years.
Title favourites Delhi Waveriders will have to shrug off the defeat in the league stage when they take on Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the semi-finals here on Saturday.
Filling up the international hockey federation, FIH, coffers is uppermost on the mind of its president, Leondro Negre, whenever he comes visiting India, or so it seems. Navneet Singh reports.
One did not have to wait for the action to begin on the turf of the National Stadium in New Delhi on Thursday to figure out what the teams were thinking going into the penultimate league match.
Hockey India has nominated Danish Mujtaba to lead the 18-member team in the Sultan Azlan Shah tournament beginning March 6. Sandeep Singh is among the reserve players.
Struggling Mumbai Magicians slumped to their 10th defeat in eleven games when they lost 0-1 to Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a must-win game of the Hockey India League at the MHA-Mahindra Stadium, here today.
Keeping in mind the Junior World Cup, to be held in December at home, the Hockey India (HI) selection panel decided to blood several youngsters in the men's team for the World League Round II.
With short spells of rain only a minor distraction, Ranchi Rhinos edged past Punjab Warriors 3-2 in a Hockey India League match at the Surjit Stadium in Jalandhar on Monday. Rajeev Bhaskar reports.
A near-stampede situation was witnessed at the food court meant for spectators in the hospitality zone here on Sunday. Such was the rush that the organisers were forced to announce its closure. Sharad Deep reports.
Hockey spawned a bond of friendship between two veterans of Lucknow, Ram Awtar Mishra and Mazhar-ul-Haq, four decades ago and they have been living with it all these years.