Wednesday, 07 December 2022

Hockey

CISF, RSPB, PSPB and Comptroller & Auditor General register easy wins
Hockey

CISF, RSPB, PSPB and Comptroller & Auditor General register easy wins

NEW DELHI: In the first game of the day, Railway Sports Promotion Board defeated Central Secretariat 3-0 in Pool B match in the 2nd Hockey India Senior Men Inter-Department National Championship 2022 at the Major Dhyanchand National Stadium here.

Good structure put in place will work wonders for Indian hockey team during World Cup: Sardar
Hockey world cup

Good structure put in place will work wonders for Indian hockey team during World Cup: Sardar

NEW DELHI : Former India hockey captain Sardar Singh is confident of a good showing from the national team in the Men's World Cup in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela next year with the "good structure" it has put in place over the last few years.

Hockey: India beat Australia 4-3, end 12-match winless streak to keep Test series alive
Hockey world cup

Hockey: India beat Australia 4-3, end 12-match winless streak to keep Test series alive

ADELAIDE :The Indian men's hockey team broke its 12-match winless streak against world No. 1 Australia with a 4-3 victory in the third game to stay alive in the five-match Test series at the Mate Stadium, here on Wednesday.

Australia's way of play is very grounded in India, says hockey coach Reid ahead of five-match series
Hockey Federation

Australia's way of play is very grounded in India, says hockey coach Reid ahead of five-match series

ADELAIDE : World No. 5 India will take on No.1 side Australia in a five-match fixture starting in Adelaide from Saturday, in what is being pegged as a blockbuster series between the powerhouses of international hockey.

Hockey India marks 50-day countdown to World Cup by announcing ticket sales
FIH World Cup

Hockey India marks 50-day countdown to World Cup by announcing ticket sales

NEW DELHI : Hockey India on Thursday announced the commencement of ticket sales for the FIH World Cup Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, marking the 50-day countdown milestone and giving the sport's fans around the world an opportunity to secure their seats to witness the action in Odisha.

Hockey India chief Dilip Tirkey asks academies to focus on improving drag-flicking, goalkeeping
Hockey Federation

Hockey India chief Dilip Tirkey asks academies to focus on improving drag-flicking, goalkeeping

NEW DELHI : In a recent correspondence to all Hockey India member units, Dr. Dilip Tirkey, President, Hockey India on Monday stressed the importance of specialist drag-flickers and goalkeepers in modern hockey and asked academies to focus on improving these two aspects of the game.

Works at Rourkela hockey stadium to be completed by Nov 30
FIH Hockey World Cup

Works at Rourkela hockey stadium to be completed by Nov 30

BHUBANESWAR : The Birsamunda International Hockey Stadium, where FIH Hockey Men's World Cup Hockey 2023 will be hosted along Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, will be ready by November 30, Odisha Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said on Thursday.

Golconda Masters: Kapil Kumar overcomes injury concerns to take round one lead
PGTI event

Golconda Masters: Kapil Kumar overcomes injury concerns to take round one lead

HYDERABAD : Delhi's Kapil Kumar, the runner-up at the last PGTI event in Pune, continued his fine form despite injury concerns as he sizzled with a nine-under 61 to take the round one lead at the Golconda Masters 2022 here on Wednesday.

Shootout bonuses for New Zealand, Germany men while Leonas put away Die Danas
FIH World Cup

Shootout bonuses for New Zealand, Germany men while Leonas put away Die Danas

LAUSSANE (SWITZERLAND) : The New Zealand men earned the first points of their season with the bonus point coming in a shootout after a 1-1 draw with Spain. Dominic Dixon made some big stops to deny all Spain attempts in the shootouts and, ultimately, secure the bonus point, reports FIH.

India beat Spain 2-2 (3-1 SO) in FIH Men's Hockey Pro League
Hockey Pro League 2022-2023

India beat Spain 2-2 (3-1 SO) in FIH Men's Hockey Pro League

BHUBANESWAR : India picked up a thrilling 2-2 (3-1 SO) win over Spain in the FIH Men's Hockey Pro League 2022-2023 match at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Captain Harmanpreet Singh (7', 32') scored a brace for India in the match. Spain Captain Marc Miralles (43') and Pere Amat (55') scored the two goals for Spain in the regulation time as they pushed the match to a Shoot-Out, where India sailed past their opponents with goalkeeper Krishan Pathak stealing the show.

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