Hockey

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha, which today can rightfully lay claim to being the "patron state" for hockey in India, will now have outsiders running the show there.

This comes after Hockey India nominated Bhola Nath Singh, currently president of the Jharkhand Hockey Association, as chairman of the ad hoc committee that will manage the game in the Eastern Indian state. 

Jun 03, 2021 22:06
LAUSANNE: Oman's capital Muscat will host the inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cups (Men and Women) to be held in January of 2024, the International Hockey Federation announced Thursday.  Oman won the bid to host the event by getting 13 votes out of a total of 16 and beating six other bidders.
May 26, 2021 19:05
MOHALI: The Punjab government declared on Tuesday that the Mohali International Hockey Stadium, Sector 63, would be renamed after triple Olympian and Padma Shri Balbir Singh Sr. The stadium will now be known as Olympian Balbir Singh Senior International Hockey Stadium.  The decision comes a year after the proposal got in-principal approval from the state government. 
May 24, 2021 18:05
NEW DELHI: After conducting two sets of online workshops from September 2020 to March 2021 as a part of the induction program for the new umpires and technical officials in Hockey India officiating system, Hockey India has successfully added 126 candidates to Hockey India's Potential List of umpires & judges.
May 24, 2021 17:05
LAUSANNE: In the closest of votes, Narinder Batra has been re-elected as president of the FIH for a second four-year term.  Of the 124 votes submitted by member national associations, Batra attained the required absolute majority of more than half the votes, receiving 63 votes to the 61 given to Marc Coudron of Belgium. Batra will hold the position until 2024. 
May 21, 2021 16:05
NEW DELHI: Indian men's hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has been re-elected to the FIH athletes committee for a second term.  The announcement of the appointment was made during a virtual meeting of the FIH executive board on Thursday.
May 18, 2021 19:05
NEW DELHI: It's raining biopics on Indian hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand. Pre-production on a docudrama celebrating the early years of the legendary player, which was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is reportedly set to get underway in June.
May 11, 2021 10:05
AIGLE, Switzerland: A new dawn for track cycling begins in Hong Kong this week with the first round of the 2021 Tissot UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup (13-16 May).
May 10, 2021 07:05
NEW DELHI: Two members of India’s last Olympic Gold medal-winning hockey team in Moscow 1980, Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik, died from coronavirus on Saturday. While 66-year-old MK Kaushik passed away in the capital, 62-year-old Ravinder Pal Singh passed away in Lucknow.
May 05, 2021 15:05
NEW DELHI: India’s upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League away matches against Spain and Germany, scheduled for May 15-16 and 22-23 respectively, have been postponed.  This is due to the current international travel restrictions affecting India due to sudden rise in Covid-19 cases. Team India’s away matches against Great Britain were postponed in April.
May 03, 2021 08:05
BENGALURU: Indian Men's Hockey Team Skipper Manpreet Singh expressed his team's excitement over taking on New Zealand followed by Australia in away-games when they begin their campaign in the FIH Hockey Pro League 2021-22, India's second outing in the prestigious global league. The FIH announced the schedule for the 2021-22 season on Friday.