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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 »

India humble Pakistan 7-1: Twitterati congratulate team for biggest win

Indian hockey team brought up yet another victory in the Hockey World League semifinals after defeating arch-rivals Pakistan    7-1. India displayed a strong all-around performance and Akashdeep Singh was the star of the show as he scored a brace. With this resounding win over arch- rivals Pakistan, India has now won three games on the trot. Against Canada they ... Read More »

India beats Scotland 4-1 in Hockey World League Semi-Final opener

While majority of the nation has been rejoicing on the victory of India over Bangladesh in the Champions Trophy, Indian Men’s Hockey Team has been silently making the killing. In the World Hockey League Semi Finals opener, India faced Scotland. Scottish Captain Steve gave a lead to his team in the seventh minute to give India some tremendous pressure in ... Read More »

Ex-hockey player adopts 21 school girls

  Former hockey player Ajit Pal Nandal on Wednesday adopted 21 girl students of government school in his native Bohar village in the district. Nandal said he would take care of their education, train them in sports and pay for their expenses on equipment and fees related to sports tournaments. He said he received the inspiration to adopt girls from ... Read More »

Mandeep Singh guides India to victory against Japanin Aslan Shah

After suffering a loss versus Australia in the previous match, India has fund its rhythm by winning against Japan in the Aslan Shah hockey tournament which is happening in Malaysia. Mandeep Singh’s hat-trick has made this possible which has seen India winning their 2nd match in 4 matches they have played so far. It was a equally contested match between ... 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 »

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