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Odisha to construct world-class hockey stadium at Rourkela

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 10:04 PM IST
The proposed stadium would be the largest hockey stadium in India with a seating capacity for 20,000 people. This is going to redefine the sports landscape in the region, the chief minister said.
File photo of India junior hockey team(Hockey India)
File photo of India junior hockey team(Hockey India)

Odisha may host junior hockey World Cup

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 12:26 PM IST
The last two junior World Cups were also held in India—2013 New Delhi and 2016 Lucknow—but there has been no update from the international hockey federation (FIH) about the next one.
Representational image.(File)
Representational image.(File)

FIFA team inspects Kalinga stadium for U-17 Women’s World Cup

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 05:03 PM IST
The FIFA delegation was accompanied by members of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 2020 U-17 Women’s World Cup.
File image of Indian men’s hockey team.(PTI)
File image of Indian men’s hockey team.(PTI)

India to host 2023 Hockey Men’s World Cup

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 09:34 PM IST
India will host the Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023 while Spain and Netherlands will jointly host Women’s World Cup in 2022, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced on Friday.
The success story of former Indian junior hockey team skipper Harjeet Singh has bagged a National Award.(HT photo)
The success story of former Indian junior hockey team skipper Harjeet Singh has bagged a National Award.(HT photo)

From son of truck driver to getting National Award-winning biopic, the story of Harjeet Singh

Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 11:18 PM IST
The biopic ‘Harjeeta’ -- based on Harjeet’s life’s early struggles -- had won a National Award for Best Punjabi Film.
As per the state’s new sports policy — drafted in 2011 and amended in October 2018 — all Padma, Arjuna and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardees from Punjab, are automatically eligible for the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Award.(HT Photo)
As per the state’s new sports policy — drafted in 2011 and amended in October 2018 — all Padma, Arjuna and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardees from Punjab, are automatically eligible for the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Award.(HT Photo)

Finally, Punjab to honour its greatest sporting icons

Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 03:11 AM IST
The government has informed them about their inclusion in the award list and extended them the official invitation for the function on Saturday.
Balbir Singh senior
Balbir Singh senior

Punjab forgets its greatest sporting icons

Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 08:59 AM IST
As per the state’s new sports policy — drafted in 2011 and amended in October 2018 — all Padma, Arjuna and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardees, from Punjab, are automatically eligible for the Maharaja Ranjit Singh award.
A few fundamental errors in the quarter-final game against Holland cost India the match, says Vasudevan Bhaskaran.(Odisha Government)
A few fundamental errors in the quarter-final game against Holland cost India the match, says Vasudevan Bhaskaran.(Odisha Government)

‘India had the potential to reach the hockey World Cup finals’

By Promotional Feature
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 01:45 PM IST
Former hockey star Vasudevan Bhaskaran says it is time to create a team for the next World Cup.
It was a pleasure to watch the World Cup from the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, says former Indian coach Col. Balbir Singh.(Odisha government)
It was a pleasure to watch the World Cup from the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, says former Indian coach Col. Balbir Singh.(Odisha government)

Looking back at the 2018 Hockey World Cup

By Promotional Feature
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 12:41 PM IST
Hockey has come a long way in terms of skill and playing methods, says former Indian coach Col. Balbir Singh.
What we have witnessed is probably the best Hockey World Cup ever hosted, says former hockey star Dilip Tirkey.(Odisha government)
What we have witnessed is probably the best Hockey World Cup ever hosted, says former hockey star Dilip Tirkey.(Odisha government)

New feather in Odisha’s cap

By Promotional Feature
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 12:36 PM IST
It will be very difficult to surpass what Bhubaneswar did as a host in the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup, says former hockey star Dilip Tirkey.
File image of players of Pakistan hockey team celebrating a goal during a match.(Getty Images)
File image of players of Pakistan hockey team celebrating a goal during a match.(Getty Images)

Hockey World Cup 2018: Pakistan hockey captain lashes out at team management

Karachi | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2018 10:23 PM IST
Pakistan had crashed out of the hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar after suffering a devastating defeat at the hands of Belgium.
It’s time to erase the disappointment of the Hockey World Cup by winning lots of matches in the future, says Sardar Singh.(Odisha government)
It’s time to erase the disappointment of the Hockey World Cup by winning lots of matches in the future, says Sardar Singh.(Odisha government)

Time for India to move on

By Promotional Feature
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 02:55 PM IST
The Hockey World Cup is over, but there are many more tournaments to look forward to, says former hockey stalwart Sardar Singh.
India should start planning for the next hockey World Cup right away, says former player V Bhaskaran.(Odisha government)
India should start planning for the next hockey World Cup right away, says former player V Bhaskaran.(Odisha government)

Why Belgium has set an example for India

By Promotional Feature
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 12:23 PM IST
When it comes to top-class planning in hockey, nobody does it better than Belgium, says former Indian player V Bhaskaran.
The 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup was held in Bhubaneswar from November 28 to December 16.(Odisha government)
The 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup was held in Bhubaneswar from November 28 to December 16.(Odisha government)

A turning point for hockey

By Promotional Feature
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 11:42 AM IST
The Odisha World Cup shows us that India needs to catch up with other countries, says former hockey star Dilip Tirkey.
Australia's Blake Govers (3R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against England.(AFP)
Australia's Blake Govers (3R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against England.(AFP)

Hockey World Cup: Australia thrash England 8-1 to clinch bronze medal

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2018 06:49 PM IST
Tom Craig (9th, 19th, 34th minute) scored a hat-trick while Jeremy Hayward (57th, 60th) struck twice for Australia in the bronze medal play-off.
India's field hockey coach Harendra Singh (R) speaks next to player Akashdeep Singh (L) during a press conference.(AFP)
India's field hockey coach Harendra Singh (R) speaks next to player Akashdeep Singh (L) during a press conference.(AFP)

Harendra Singh receives official reprimand from FIH for his outburst against umpires

Bhubneswar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2018 05:37 PM IST
The reprimand was handed down to Harendra Singh after he and India’s analytical coach Chris Ciriello were called for an official hearing by the FIH on Saturday.
Netherlands players celebrate after scoring a goal against Australia.(PTI)
Netherlands players celebrate after scoring a goal against Australia.(PTI)

Hockey World Cup: Netherlands crush Australia’s dream of third consecutive title

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 09:17 PM IST
Netherlands took a sweet revenge of their 1-6 loss to Australia in the summit clash of the 2014 World Cup at the Hague.
File image of Akashdeep Singh.(Getty Images)
File image of Akashdeep Singh.(Getty Images)

Hockey World Cup 2018: India striker Akashdeep faces possible two match suspension

Bhubaneswar | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2018 08:53 PM IST
According to a statement from the world body, the International Hockey Federation’s technical delegate has recommended Akashdeep’s case to FIH’s disciplinary commissioner
Belgium's Florent van Aubel, center, celebrates after a goal scored by teammate Alexander Hendrickx.(AP)
Belgium's Florent van Aubel, center, celebrates after a goal scored by teammate Alexander Hendrickx.(AP)

Hockey World Cup: Belgium maul England 6-0 to reach maiden final

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 06:20 PM IST
Alexander Hendrickx (45th, 50th minutes) converted two penalty corners, while Tom Boon (8th), Simon Gougnard (19th), Cedric Charlier (42nd) and Sebastien Dockier (53rd) were the other goal scorers for Belgium.
Bhubaneswar: Belgium players Loick Luypaert and Arthur Van celebrate after winning their match against Germany during their quarterfinal match, at the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, in Bhubaneswar(PTI)
Bhubaneswar: Belgium players Loick Luypaert and Arthur Van celebrate after winning their match against Germany during their quarterfinal match, at the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, in Bhubaneswar(PTI)

Hockey World Cup 2018: High-flying Belgium reap fruits of domestic planning

Bhubaneswar | By Saurabh Duggal
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 01:29 PM IST
Belgium’s domestic structure is club-driven. In the last one decade, the Belgium association has helped clubs generate funds. Since the money is pumped into clubs, players are benefitting.
Australia's captain Aran Zalewski celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against France during the Hockey World Cup quarter-final match.(AFP)
Australia's captain Aran Zalewski celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against France during the Hockey World Cup quarter-final match.(AFP)

Hockey World Cup 2018: Competition intensifies as it enters business end

Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2018 06:08 PM IST
Here’s a look at the teams which will fight it out in the semi-final of the Hockey World Cup 2018.
Netherlands players, in orange, celebrate after scoring a goal during the Men's Hockey World Cup quarterfinal match between India and Netherlands at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.(AP)
Netherlands players, in orange, celebrate after scoring a goal during the Men's Hockey World Cup quarterfinal match between India and Netherlands at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.(AP)

Hockey World Cup 2018: India’s wait for title goes on, lose 1-2 to Netherlands

Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 10:21 PM IST
Three-time winners Netherlands showed why they are one of the top teams in the world by making those crucial stages count for which, perhaps, the Indian team is a bit too inexperienced.
Belgium's Victor Wegnez (L) celebrates with teammates Gauthier Boccard (C) and Arthur van Doren their win over Germany after their field hockey quarter-final match between Germany and Belgium at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on December 13, 2018. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)(AFP)
Belgium's Victor Wegnez (L) celebrates with teammates Gauthier Boccard (C) and Arthur van Doren their win over Germany after their field hockey quarter-final match between Germany and Belgium at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on December 13, 2018. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)(AFP)

Hockey World Cup: Belgium down Germany 2-1 to enter maiden semi-final

Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 07:45 PM IST
It was a pure case of Belgian strikers against the German defence throughout 60 minutes as the 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallists entered their maiden semi-finals in the history of the quadrennial event.
The 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup is being held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.(Odisha government)
The 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup is being held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.(Odisha government)

An event to remember

By Promotional Feature
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 07:27 PM IST
Former captain of the Indian hockey team, Dilip Tirkey, tells us why it’s a pleasure to watch the Men’s Hockey World Cup from the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
Netherlands players, in orange, celebrate scoring a goal during the Men's Hockey World Cup quarterfinal match between India and Netherlands at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.(AP)
Netherlands players, in orange, celebrate scoring a goal during the Men's Hockey World Cup quarterfinal match between India and Netherlands at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.(AP)

Hockey World Cup 2018, Quarterfinal, India vs Netherlands as it happened: IND lose 1-2 to NED

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 11:21 PM IST

History once again repeated itself as Netherlands defeated India in the quarterfinal of the 2018 World Cup. India took the lead in the first quarter through Akashdeep Singh but seconds later the Dutch were level as Thierry Brinkman equalized. The misery for India was complete in the fourth quarter with Mink Van der Weerden scoring the winner in the fourth quarter. The wait for India for a world title goes on, as for Netherlands they will now take on Australia in the semi on Saturday.

England's players celebrate after winning their quarter-final field hockey match between Argentina and England at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar.(AFP)
England's players celebrate after winning their quarter-final field hockey match between Argentina and England at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar.(AFP)

Hockey World Cup: England, Australia book semifinals berth

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Saurabh Duggal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2018 10:31 PM IST
With the momentum of the last two games behind them, England stunned reigning Olympic champions Argentina (3-2) to become the first team to secure a semi-final berth.
India's captain was one of four players involved in the unsavoury incident.(AFP)
India's captain was one of four players involved in the unsavoury incident.(AFP)

Hockey World Cup: Hockey India CEO in ‘nasty’ episode with top players

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 08:58 PM IST
Four Indian team members – captain Manpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Gurjant Singh and Krishan Pathak – who were watching the crossover games (Belgium vs Pakistan and Netherlands vs Canada) from West Stand VIP enclosure were rudely ejected by HI’s CEO Elena Norman.
India's Lalit Upadhyay (L) celebrates after scoring a goal against Canada during the field hockey group stage match between India and Canada at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on December 8, 2018.(AFP)
India's Lalit Upadhyay (L) celebrates after scoring a goal against Canada during the field hockey group stage match between India and Canada at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on December 8, 2018.(AFP)

Hockey World Cup India vs Netherlands live streaming: When and Where to Watch, Live Coverage on TV and Online

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 12:26 PM IST
India will be looking to make it to their first semi final of a hockey World Cup since 1975 when they take on Netherlands.
India's Amit Rohidas (R) celebrate after scoring a goal against Canada during the field hockey group stage match between India and Canada at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on December 8, 2018.(AFP)
India's Amit Rohidas (R) celebrate after scoring a goal against Canada during the field hockey group stage match between India and Canada at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on December 8, 2018.(AFP)

Hockey World Cup: Stern test awaits India as Netherlands lie in wait

Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 08:34 PM IST
After also topping the pool stage for the first time since 1975, India will be up against mighty Netherlands in the last-8 contest and they know what the odds are.
Netherlands' Captain Billy Bakker (in black) attempts a goal during their match against Canada, at the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, in Bhubaneswar.(PTI)
Netherlands' Captain Billy Bakker (in black) attempts a goal during their match against Canada, at the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, in Bhubaneswar.(PTI)

Hockey World Cup: Five-star Netherlands thump Canada, face India in quarters

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Netherlands were fluid, maintained their formation for almost the entire game and created as many as 38 circle entries in comparison to Canada’s six.
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