Investec Hockey World League Semi-Final London (Women’s): Schedule and Results

Investec Hockey World League Semi-Final London (Women’s)

Final Standings: 1. Australia, 2. England, 3. Argentina, 4. China, 5. United States, 6. Italy, 7. South Africa, 8. Spain

Investec Hockey World League Semi Final 2013 London Logo

London, England (Live on YouTube)
June 22-30, 2013

Pool A:   Argentina, China, Italy, USA
Pool B:   Australia, England, Spain, South Africa

Detailed Schedule (in Local London Time i.e. BST): Continue reading →

Ireland and India head to Rotterdam for Hockey World League Semi Finals

Both India and Ireland, who qualified for the FIH World League Semi-Finals through Hockey World League 2 New Delhi in February 2013, will travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands from 13th – 23rd June 2013 .

Indian Men's Hockey Team: Champions Hockey World League 2 New Delhi 2013

Indian Men’s Hockey Team: Champions Hockey World League 2 New Delhi 2013

The other teams at Rotterdam competition will be Australia, Netherlands, New Zealand and Spain, who qualified by FIH Rankings, while two others yet to be determined i.e. the winner of the upcoming World League 2 tournament in France and the highest ranked second place team from the French or Russia World League 2 competition. Continue reading →

KSHA Ozonegroup National Hockey League Championship 2012-13 : Schedule and Results

KSHA Ozonegroup National Hockey League Championship 2012-13

KSHA Ozonegroup National Hockey League Championship

from 1st to 20th April 2013 at the KSHA Hockey Stadium, Bangatore (map).

Final Points Table:

Place Teams P W D L GF GA GD PTS
1 IOCL 8 7 1 0 32 12 20 22
2 Air India 8 5 2 1 23 10 13 17
3 SAI 8 5 1 2 24 17 7 16
4 PNB 8 4 0 4 14 14 0 12
5 Namdhari 8 3 2 3 19 17 2 11
6 BPCL 8 2 2 4 22 21 1 8
7 MEG 8 2 2 4 20 28 -8 8
8 Fortis 8 2 2 4 18 27 -9 8
9 ASC 8 0 0 8 12 38 -26 0

Detailed Schedule and Results: Continue reading →

IHA Launch official iPhone App

The Irish Hockey Association in partnership with their web developers eSports Manager have launched an official Irish Hockey iPhone app.

Irish Hockey Association Official iPhone AppThe app provides the Irish Hockey Community with free access to the latest news, fixtures and results via their iPhone. The app is free to download and available on the Apple App Store by searching for ‘Irish Hockey’.

Speaking to hockey.ie, Karl O’Shaughnessy, Marketing Manager said ‘ The launch of the iPhone app is an important part of our digital media strategy at the IHA. We have been actively developing our digital media initiatives over the last number of years such as our website redesign, social media platforms and live hockey online streaming. The iPhone app is a logical progression at this point and a fantastic addition that puts Irish Hockey news, fixtures and results directly in the hands of our community.’ Continue reading →

Revisiting World Series Hockey 2012, While Waiting for WSH-2

Exactly a year ago, 1st edition of World Series Hockey was concluded with Sher-e-Punjab emerging as champions. Sher-e-Punjab had outclassed (5-2) Pune Strykers to win the 1st title of WSH.

World Series Hockey Logo

Eight franchise based teams Bhopal Badshahs, Chandigarh Comets, Chennai Cheetahs, Delhi Wizards, Karnataka Lions, Mumbai Marines, Pune Strykers and Sher-e-Punjab participated in the 1st edition of WSH organized by Nimbus Sports in association with Indian Hockey Federation (IHF). 160 Indian players and 48 players from abroad (0.3 ratio of International players with respect to Indian players) played in the 2012 edition of the month long event.

Apart from a total of Rs. 10,00,00,000/- prize money, WSH invested a few Crores of Rupees in improving the infrastructure at host venues such as installation/upgradation of lights, laying/repairing of turf, installation of world class goalposts, etc. The WSH also worked with stadium authorities through out 8 venues (Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Jalandhar, Mumbai and Pune) to repair/upgrade and create facilities such as change rooms for the players, rest-rooms for spectators, etc. which are critical facilities but ignored often by the organizers and hosts. Continue reading →