Chandigarh won the Sub-Junior Men Hockey Nationals 2015 (B-Division) in Jammu

Chandigarh Olympic Association have won the 5th Sub Junior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) ‘B’ Division concluded today in Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir). The team from Chandigarh defeated Hockey Patiala by 6-4 in the final to win the title.

Chandigarh and Patiala hockey teams playing in the the finals of 5th Hockey India Sub-Junior Men National Championship (Division B) in Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir )

Chandigarh and Patiala hockey teams playing in the the finals of 5th Hockey India Sub-Junior Men National Championship (Division B) in Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir )

Hockey Madhya Pradesh secured the third position after a tough fight against Dadra & Nagar Haveli Hockey Association in the Bronze Medal match. The 3rd place was decided after a shoot-out at the astro-turf in Jammu, which was won by  Hockey Madhya Pradesh with a score board reading 5-3 (2-2). Continue reading →

Haryana won the 5th Jr Women Nationals 2015 A’-Division, Punjab finished 3rd

Hockey Haryana girls outplayed Hockey Jharkhand by 6-1 to win the 5th Junior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) ‘’A’’ Division ended today Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh). Whereas, Hockey Punjab pulled down Hockey Odisha with huge margin 7-1 to win the Bronze Medal.

Hockey Haryana and Hockey Jharkhand attempting to take control of ball during the finals of 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division A) in Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

Hockey Haryana and Hockey Jharkhand attempting to take control of ball during the finals of 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division A) in Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

In the Finale clash between Hockey Haryana and Hockey Jharkhand, Hockey Haryana thrashed Hockey Jharkhand with 6-1 and clinched the title of 5th Junior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) ‘’A’’ Division. Hockey Haryana showcased confidence from the initial minutes of the game itself scoring their first early goal in the 2nd minute when Manjeet converted a beautiful penalty corner for the team. Very soon in the 9th minute another goal was added to the kitty of Hockey Haryana when Neha struck a field goal into the net. Hockey Jharkhand made continuous efforts to score their first goal, however in the 32nd minute it was yet again Hockey Haryana who bagged another field goal coming from the stick of Saroj. With an excellent performance Hockey Haryana was leading with 3-0 by the end of the first half. With high spirits, Hockey Haryana continued with their admirable team work and added another field goal to their scorecard when Jyoti Gupta in the 44th minute smashed a field goal in support of the team. It was in the 54th minute that Hockey Jharkhand managed to score when Pramila Soren converted a penalty corner for the team. With two more field goals in the 63rd and 65th minute scored by Devika Sen, Hockey Haryana clinched the title defeating Hockey Jharkhand with leading score 6-1. Continue reading →

Gangpur-Odisha won the Jr Women Hockey Nationals 2015 (B-Division)

Hockey Gangpur-Odisha defeated Hockey Patiala by 2-1 to win the 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division B) concluded today at Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh). Whereas, Chandigarh Olympic Association won a close fought battle defeating Hockey Uttarakhand with 2-1 and settled with the third position.

Hockey Gangpur Odisha and Hockey Patiala before the finals of 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division B) in Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

Hockey Gangpur Odisha and Hockey Patiala before the finals of 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division B) in Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

Results of the final day –

3rd /4th Position- Chandigarh Olympic Association2 Shweta (33min-PC, 47min PC) vs Hockey Uttarakhand 1 Parameshwari (31min-FG)

Finals – Hockey Gangpur –Odisha 2 Rinki Kujur (7min-PC),Janhabi Pradhan (23 min-FG) vs Hockey Patiala 1 Lovedeep Kaur (33min-PC) Continue reading →

Railway won Sr Women Hockey National 2015 (A-Division), Punjab 3rd

Women’s Hockey team of Railway Sports Promotion Board won the 5th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2015 (Division A) at SAFAI (Uttar Pradesh ) to make it double title for their employer. Earlier last week, their men counterparts had won the 5th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2015 (Division A) at Pune.

Railway Sports Promotion Board: Champion of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) Div- A at SAIFAI (UP)

Railway Sports Promotion Board: Champion of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) Div- A at SAIFAI (UP)

The tournament concluded with a win for Railway Sports Promotion Board against Hockey Jharkahnd with a huge margin of 12-2 at SAIFAI. Whereas, Hockey Punjab settled for the bronze medal by beating Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy 2-0. Continue reading →

Madhya Pradesh are champions of Sr Women’s Hockey Nationals 2015 (B-Division)

Hockey Madhya Pradesh defeated Hockey Patiala 4-0 to clinch the title of the 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) ‘’B’’ Division at Saifai today. In the Bronze Medal match, Hockey Bihar edged past Association of Indian Universities by 3-2 to finish at 3rd position in the tournament.

Hockey Patiala(Orange) in action against Hockey Madhya Pradesh (White) in the final of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) ‘’B’’ Division

Hockey Patiala(Orange) in action against Hockey Madhya Pradesh (White) in the final of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) ‘’B’’ Division

Hockey Madhya Pradesh convincingly beat Hockey Patiala 4-0 and lifted the title of the 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) ‘’B’’ Division today. Hockey Madhya Pradesh produced a clinical performance throughout the match and left no scope for Hockey Patiala to score. Hockey Madhya Pradesh drew their first blood through Jyoti Pal who then sneaked in three goals in the 23rd, 26th and 29th minute, the first one coming from a penalty corner and the other two field goals. The score board read 3-0 in favor of Hockey Madhya Pradesh before entering the second half of the game. Continue reading →

Railway Won the Hockey National Championship 2015 (A-Division)

Railway Sports Promotion Board today won the championship of the 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div- A as the defeated Uttar Pradesh Hockey by 5-3 in the highly-contested final match in Pune. In the Bronze Medal match, Air India Sports Promotion Board (AISPB) outplayed Hockey Gangpur-Odisha by 5-3 to finish at 3rd position in the tournament.

Railway Sports Promotion Board: Champion of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div- A

Railway Sports Promotion Board: Champion of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div- A

Individual Awardees of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div- A:
Best Goalkeeper: Arpit Choudhary (Jharkhand)
Best Defender: Amit Rohidas (Railways)
Best Mid-fielder: Jasjit Singh (Railways)
Best Forward: Lalit Upadhyay (Uttar Pradesh)
Promising player of the Championship: Vikramjit Singh (Punjab)
Promising player from Maharashtra: Akash Chikte (Goalkeeper) Continue reading →