3rd JFHA Inter-School Hockey Tourney from 7th Nov in Floodlights

After 2 editions of trend-setting and world-class hockey tournament for school kids, the 3rd edition of the JFHA Inter-School Hockey Tournament is all set to start on 7th November.

Dreamworld India will be the title sponsor of the 2013 edition of the tournament which will be played under floodlights at the KSHA Hockey Stadium, Langford Town, Bangalore. Dreamworld India – JFHA Inter-School Hockey Tournament 2013, is co-sponsored by Maths Creation Centre, in association with MJ Maths.

Jude Felix speaking to the Media (Photo Credits: Nikhil Kariappa / JFHA)

Jude Felix speaking to the Media (Photo Credits: Nikhil Kariappa / JFHA)

JFHA with its vision and focus to reach out sports to all sectors of the society has partnered with “CHAMPION IN ME – RED RIBBON REVOLUTION“ taking the lead to be the Global voice for children and youth living with HIV/AIDS and the Dreamworld India – JFHA Inter-School Hockey tournament will played in aid to create awareness and spread the message to eradicate stigma and discrimination among children and youth living with HIV/AIDS and bring them to the mainstream. Continue reading →

Black Sticks Start Oceania Cup On Winning Note

Both the TET Black Sticks Men and Women saw success on the opening day of the Oceania Cup at the TET MultiSports Centre in Stratford, Taranaki today.

Soohie Cocks celebrates after scoring winner for Black Sticks against Hockeyroos at Oceania Cup 2013 (Credits: Dan Carson / DC Images)

Soohie Cocks celebrates after scoring winner for Black Sticks against Hockeyroos at Oceania Cup 2013 (Credits: Dan Carson / DC Images)

The day was headlined by the TET Black Sticks Women who surged to an impressive 3-2 come from behind victory over Australia.

The Black Sticks opened the scoring through Gemma Flynn but Australia scored the next two goals before a late second half surge guided the Kiwis to a win.

With the score locked up at 2-all, debutante Sophie Cocks delivered the game winner with just five minutes remaining on the clock. Continue reading →

Black Sticks are ready for Oceania Cup from Tomorrow at Taranaki

The TET Black Sticks Men and Women have finished their respective training camps and are now ready to start their Oceania Cup campaign from tomorrow at the TET MultiSports Centre in Stratford.

Oceania Cup Hockey 2013 at Taranaki

From the 30 Oct-3 Nov the Black Sticks will play Australia, Papua New Guinea and Samoa. Trans-Tasman rivalry will be strong with the Black Sticks Women looking to retain their 2011 Oceania Cup title while the Black Sticks Men will take on World Champions Australia for a chance at Oceania Cup victory as winners qualify for 2014 Hockey World Cup in the Hague. Continue reading →

Manpreet to Lead India in 3rd Asian Champions Trophy

New Delhi, 28 October 2013: Mid-fielder Manpreet Singh will lead Indian Men Hockey team at the 3rd Asian Champions Trophy to be held at Kakamigahara, Japan from 2-10 November 2013.

Manpreet Singh (Indian Hockey Player)

Indian team management has decided to send the Indian Junior squad to the tournament for giving them crucial match experience and exposure before all important Hero Hockey Junior World Cup to be held in New Delhi from 6-15 December 2013.

Kothajit Singh will be the vice-captain of 18 member squad, 13 of which were part of Indian Junior Men Team who recently won the Sultan of Johor Cup 2013 in Malaysia. Continue reading →

Indian Senior Women Hockey Team for 3rd Asian Champions Trophy

New Delhi, 25 October 2013: Today, Indian Senior Women Hockey Team was announced for the 3rd Asian Champions Trophy 2013.

Indian Women's Hockey Team in training session at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium before Hockey World League Round 2 New Delhi

The 18 member squad will be captained by midfielder Ritu Rani while midfielder Chanchan Devi will be her deputy for the tournament to be played from 2-9 November 2013 at the Green Stadium in Kakamigahara, Japan.

Apart from India and hosts Japan, China and Malaysia are other teams in the women’s tournament, while this year’s men’s tournament will see the Defending Champions Pakistan, 2011 Champions India, Malaysia, China, Oman and hosts Japan taking on each for the top honors. Continue reading →

Punjab & Sind Bank Won the 30th Surjit Hockey Tournament

Jalandhr, October 18: Backed by a vociferous crowd, Punjab & Sind Bank beat defending champions Indian Oil to win the 30th Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 at the Burlton Park Stadium here late this evening.

Punjab & SInd Bank: The Champions of 30th Surjit Hockey Tournament (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

In the final see-saw battle, the bank men outpaced and outsmarted Indian Oil by two goals to one (2-1) to lift the trophy besides pocketing Rs 5 lakh, a winner’s cheque. Sarvanjit Singh, the Captain of Punjab & Sind Bank, scored both the goals for his side, who was later adjudged as player of the tournament. Continue reading →