The Indian Men Hockey Team will be playing against France and Spain in their Europe tour from 31 July to 14 August 2015 in five matches.During the Tour, India will play twice against France and thrice against Spain in preparation for the all important FIH Hockey World League Final to be held in India later this year.
Indian Hockey team for Europe (France and Spain) tour 2015
The 21 member Indian squad was selected post the Preparatory Camp held in Shilaroo from 19 July 2015 and was announced today. Continue reading →
Defending champions Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) team retained the title of All India MCC Murugappa Hockey Tournament 2015 by defeating 3-2 Army XI in the final at Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, Egmore, Chennai.
Indian Oil: Champions of 89th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2015
Earlier in the tournament, Army XI had defeated CAG by 3-0 and IOC came over Punjab & Sind Bank by 2-1 in semi-finals to reach the final. Continue reading →
After losing against England in their last league match, the India U-21 Women Team took revenge after beating them by 1-0 in shoot-out to finish 3rd in the Volvo U-21 (Women) Invitational Tournament 2015 held at Breda, The Netherlands.
India U-21 Women Hockey Goalkeeper Inderpreet Kaur saved all attempts in penalty shoot-out
The hosts, Netherlands defeated China by 5-1 to win the title and Germany edged past New Zealand by 2-1 to finish fifth in 6 team tournament.
India’s goal-keeper Inderpreet Kaur was the hero of the match as she brilliantly thwarted all attempts by the English players during the penalty shootout which helped India clinch the closely fought match and the 3rd position. While, India U-21 Men had lost to England by 0-3 in men’s 3rd place play-off match yesterday. Continue reading →
India U-21 Men Hockey Team looking to win against England to make a place in final of Volvo Invitational U-21 (Men) Tournament 2015 at Breda, the Netherlands.Both the teams gave a tough time to each other and ended up in 1-1 draw.
India Under-21 Men Hockey team in a discussion with coach Harendra Singh at Volvo Invitational U-21 Tournament at Breda
In the league stage of the tournament, India won two matches against Germany by 3-0 and New Zealand by 3-0, while lost two against the hosts Netherlands by 1-2 and Belgium by 1-3.
Earlier in the day Belgium defeated New Zealand by 4-1 to set-up final against Germany. With this result, India and England will play again today for 3rd place.
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Riding on captain Rani Rampal’s Hat-trick, India Under-21 Women Hockey team defeated New Zealand by 6-1 to register first win in Volvo Invitational U-21 (Women) Tournament today.
File PhotoL Rani Rampal Captain of Under-21 Women Hockey team of India (Credits: Grant Treeby)
India girls had lost their first match to Netherlands by 0-1 and played an exciting 4-4 draw with Germany in Breda.
Both the teams in their bid to not allow easy goals to each other ensured that their defence was strong, restricting the forwards to capitalise on the opportunities. It was the commendable performance from the Captain Rani who scored a hat-trick and took India to the winning score of 6-1 against New Zealand. Continue reading →
- USA women and Canada men confirmed their place in the hockey event at Rio 2016 at the Pan Am Games
- Canada men won their semi-final match at the Pan Am Games and will meet Argentina in the final
- USA women won their semi-final match at the Pan Am Games and will meet Argentina in the final
Adam Froese scored winning penalty shoot-out against Brazil to confirm a place for Canada in Rio 2016 Olympics
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) have confirmed that USA Women and Canada men have qualified for the hockey event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA women beat Canada and Canada men beat Brazil in their semi-final match, to confirm their place in the final of the Pan Am Games hockey event and ultimately their place in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Continue reading →