Hockey

SYDNEY: Australia on Friday pulled out of several upcoming FIH tournaments, including the junior men's hockey World Cup slated to be held in India later this year, citing COVID-19 related government travel restrictions.

The junior men's World Cup is scheduled to be held in November-December this year. The venue is yet to be confirmed, but as reported earlier Odisha and Uttar Pradesh are currently being vetted as potential tournament hosts.

Sep 17, 2021 16:09
LONDON: Following Friday’s announcement that Australia and New Zealand’s men’s and women’s teams are not taking part in the 2021/22 FIH Hockey Pro League, host England Hockey are actively working with the FIH to provide the best possible fixture list for the upcoming tournament.
Sep 15, 2021 11:09
BHUBANESWAR: Hockey India officials are reportedly in touch with the Odisha and Uttar Pradesh governments to finalise the venue for the FIH Junior Hockey World Cup.  Earlier, the showpiece event was scheduled to be held at Guwahati from November 25 to December 5. 
Sep 14, 2021 06:09
VIJAYNAGAR: Recognising and rewarding India’s best-ever performance at an Olympic Games, The JSW Group organised a felicitation ceremony at the Inspire Institute of Sport, in Bellary, on Saturday, that had Neeraj Chopra, Bjarang Punia, Ravi Dahiya and PR Sreejesh in attendance.  
Sep 07, 2021 17:09
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking to declare Hockey as India's national game.  The PIL was moved by advocate Vishal Tiwari who argued that till now hockey has not been officially declared as the "national sport".
Sep 06, 2021 16:09
NEW DELHI: After the successful completion of the AHF Online Education Workshops exclusively for the Hockey India Coaches, Umpires and Technical Officials in the last several months, the Asian Hockey Federation  will conduct another set of Online Education Workshops during the period of September. A group of 12-30 Umpires will be attending two AHF - HI Exclusive Online Education Workshops this month.
Aug 31, 2021 16:08
NEW DELHI: With the euphoric rise in the fan-following after the Indian men and women's hockey team's incredible outing at the Tokyo Olympic Games where the men's team won the historic Bronze medal and the women made an impressive fourth place finish, Hockey India has now officially launched premier photo library which will not only allow media to download images of the Indian hockey teams, but also offers stakeholders from
Aug 30, 2021 17:08
NEW DELHI: The much-awaited Hockey India domestic season is scheduled to resume in October this year after the pandemic halted the national calendar in March due to the second wave.
Aug 26, 2021 22:08
NEW DELHI: Col (Dr.) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak, an expert in Sports Traumatology and Sports and Exercise Physiology, has been re-appointed as the chair of FIH Health and Safety Committee by the FIH executive board.  Col (Dr.) Nayak's new term will last till the first executive board meeting after Congress 2022.
Aug 26, 2021 19:08
MUMBAI: Indian automotive brand Tata Motors Thursday handed over the keys of the Altroz hatchback to 24 Indian athletes who narrowly missed the Bronze medal in the recently held Tokyo Olympics.  To recognize and congratulate them, Tata Motors honored the 24 Olympians across categories such as Hockey, Wrestling, Golf, Boxing and Discuss throw.
Aug 26, 2021 19:08
NEW DELHI: Indian men's hockey team defender and drag flicker Amit Rohidas has won the prestigious Biju Patnaik Sports Award for outstanding performance in Sports & Games.  Rohidas played an instrumental role in India's backline as well as penalty corner defending in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics Games where India ended the 41-year wait to win an Olympic medal.