Hockey

NEW DELHI: Hockey India will kick-start the much-awaited National Championships 2021 in March this year, after the pandemic affected the national calendar last year with the majority of the key national level events being cancelled. 

This year, however, the domestic competitions will resume in a new, restructured format which vies to maximise athlete participation and develop the game in states, Union territories, institutional units and academies. 

Feb 22, 2021 16:02
NEW DELHI: International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Dhruv Batra has confirmed his intention to contest the upcoming elections of the world governing body of hockey for a second term.
Feb 17, 2021 16:02
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for India's biggest international hockey stadium, which will be coming up at Rourkela in Sundergarh district. The state government has set a target to complete the construction of the stadium ahead of the men's FIH Hockey World Cup 2023.
Feb 02, 2021 19:02
MUMBAI: Will the strange and completely arbitrary systems of governance in Indian sport ever surprise us? We doubt not.  Hockey Odisha, the federation representing a state that is today the hub of India's one time national sport, does NOT have voting rights. Why? It has been made an associate member by the national governing body Hockey India, New Indian Express reports.
Feb 02, 2021 17:02
MUMBAI: The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has released the full schedule for the Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2021, scheduled to take place in Dhaka from July 1-10. India have been bracketed in Pool A with Pakistan, South Korea, Bangladesh and Chinese Taipei. Ten teams are participating in this event, which was postponed twice because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan 28, 2021 18:01
KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has yet again postponed the men's and women's Asian Champions Trophy tournaments, citing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan 28, 2021 18:01
BANGKOK: The 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2021 (AIMAG) has been postponed to a proposed date in the window of March 2022, due to the current widespread resurgence of the COVID-19 virus in Thailand. 
Jan 21, 2021 12:01
NEW DELHI: Continuing in its effort to get new members on their board and in the process of reaching out to new talent at the grassroots level, Hockey India announces Khalsa Hockey Academy (Amritsar), RoundGlass Punjab Hockey Club, Adyar Hockey Academy, Surjit Hockey Academy Jalandar and SGPC Hockey Academy, as new Academy Members. 
Jan 13, 2021 12:01
NEW DELHI: With exactly two years to go, Hockey India and the Odisha government are gearing up to host the all-important 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup.  In 2023, the nation will host the competition for a record fourth time since its inception in 1971. The 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup is slated to be held in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela from 13 January 2023 to 29 January 2023.
Jan 07, 2021 17:01
NEW DELHI: Hockey India has introduced an open application and registration process for players under various categories on its Hockey India Member Unit Portal, similar to the open application and registration process for coaches and technical officials.
Jan 06, 2021 15:01
NEW DELHI: Looking to put behind a COVID-ravaged 2020, Hockey India is gearing up to host some high-profile events this year, starting with the 47th FIH Congress 2021, which was originally scheduled for 2020, but had to be postponed to May due to the pandemic.