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10 Interesting Facts about Hockey

Field hockey is popular across the globe, with more than 30 countries participating in the recent Olympic Games. It is a fast-paced game and full of quick twists and turns, things that have made it popular among the masses. The modern version of field hockey started in the early nineteenth century in England and since then, it has spread to ... Read More »

Top 10 Hockey Legends of All Times

Field hockey has a long history, with records indicating that the game was played since the Middle Ages in countries like England, Scotland, France and the Netherlands. As of now, field hockey is a popular sport among various Western Europe countries, the Indian subcontinent, Asian countries, parts of United States, Southern African countries, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, etc. Over the ... Read More »

Dhyan Chand to be given Bharat Ratna – Dhanraj Pillay

Former Indian hockey team captain Dhanraj Pillay has received the East Bengal’s highest honour Bharat Gaurav on their 98th Foundation Day yesterday and had remarked about Dhyan Chand which has become a controversy. “I hope he (Dhyan Chand) is awarded the Bharat Ratna as soon as possible. He was not only a great player, he was a hockey magician. There ... Read More »

Hockey India demands apology from Pakistan before any new matches

In a statement, Hockey India (HI) has announced its decision that it will not play any bilateral series against Pakistan unless the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) apologizes for the bad conduct of its players during the FIH Champions Trophy 2014. Hockey India said that the apology must be unconditional and should be made available in writing. HI’s demand for apology ... Read More »

India holds New Zealand to a 1-1 Draw in the Final game of the New Zealand & wins series by 2-1

–          The draw allows India to win the series 2-1 New Delhi, 11 October 2015: In the final game of the ongoing New Zealand Tour, India through its brilliant play hold the hosts to a 1-1 draw in the concluding game of the New Zealand Tour. With the draw India wins the 4 match series by 2-1 over New Zealand. The first ... Read More »

India beat New Zealand 3-1 to square the Series in the ongoing New Zealand Tour

New Delhi, 07 October 2015: After losing the opening match of the series, the Indian team came back strongly to beat New Zealand 3-1, during the second game of the 4-match test series in New Zealand. Unlike the previous match India lifted their tempo throughout the game and displayed attacking hockey which helped them score three goals over the hosts. With this ... Read More »

India beats New Zealand A 2-1 during the ongoing New Zealand Tour

– Brace by SK Uthappa allows India the easy win Auckland, 03 October 2015: Continuing their form, the Indian Men Hockey team today posted yet another convincing win against New Zealand A in the second game of the New Zealand Tour here at Auckland. It was the brace by SK Uthappa which allowed India register a 2-1 win over the opponents yet again. ... Read More »

India Men Hockey Team posts 3-1 win against New Zealand A in the opening match of the New Zealand Tour

New Delhi, 02 October 2015: Playing an aggressive game, the India Men Hockey Team outplayed New Zealand A, 3-1 in the first match of the New Zealand Tour being played in Auckland today. The first quarter started with New Zealand A going on the attack and earning two back-to-back penalty corners in the first few minutes. India’s star goalkeeper PR Sreejesh displayed ... Read More »

Hockey India League successfully concludes 2015 auctions

Moritz Fuerste taken by Kalinga Lancers for a whopping USD 105000 Akashdeep Singh successfully picked by Uttar Pradesh Wizards for USD 84000 making him the highest bid Indian player Jaypee Punjab Warriors nail Jasjit Singh Kular for USD 65000 Young goalies Akash Chitke, Suraj Karkera and Krishan B-Pathak bagged by Ranchi Rays, Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Dabang Mumbai respectively 17 ... Read More »

Hockey India League announces new Rules & Regulations for the upcoming HIL 2016

New Delhi, 14 September 2015: After three highly competitive seasons of the Hockey India League (HIL), the Governing Committee will now bring new rules and regulations to make the world’s best league more competitive and intense. The announcement of the new rules was made at a press conference addressed by Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra, Chairman, Hockey India League. From the 2016 season ... Read More »

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