Indian Eves to Play Azerbaijan at MDC National Stadium, New Delhi


Indian women’s team will play a 4 match test series against Azerbaijan at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on 15th, 16th, 18th and 19th January 2012 (3:00PM to 4:30PM) as a part of their preparatory camp for Olympic Qualifiers. These tests will not only provide invaluable experience for the players ahead of the Olympic Qualifications to be conducted at the same venue from 18 – 25 February, but also an opportunity for the selectors to identify the team for this Qualifying tournament. The 48 core probables are currently camping in the capital for their last phase preparation … Continue reading →

Another Bronze for Indian eves, Gold for Las Leonas


Final standings in the Parna 4 Nations Hockey Tournament in Argentina, remained same as in the Buenos Aires tournament, as India beat Ireland 4-1 for Bronze medal while the hosts Las Leonas beat South Africa 2-0 in the Final. Europeans could not capitalize their early lead through Aine Connery in the 7th minute as India took a foothold in the game. Indian eves earned three penalty corners the third of which resulted in a penalty stroke chance. And Jaspreet Kaur didn’t commit any mistakes to equalise the scores in the 25th minute which remained the same ( 1-1) till half … Continue reading →

Its revenge time in Paraná (Argentina)


In the 2nd 4 Nations Hockey tournament in Argentina, India took sweet revenge of loss against Ireland (0-1) in the 1st tournament by beating the Irish women 2-1 and will be looking to play in the finals against hosts Argentina who has won their both the matches: against India (3-1) and South Africa (2-1). While, Ireland held South Africa (1-1) in the another match. After resting today, India needs to win against South Africa to be in the finals on Sunday or if they draw, the other finalists will be decided by the second match of Saturday, i.e. Argentina Vs … Continue reading →

India(W) finish 3rd in 4 Nations Hockey Tournament at Buenos Aires

Deepika scored one for India to equalize the Ireland’s goal scored by Michelle Harvey in 51m through penalty corner to take the match in extra time and win it from there 2-4 on penalty strokes to grab the third position, while the hosts Argentina (the Las Leonas) won the title by beating South 3-1. All the four teams (India, South Africa, Ireland and hosts Argentina) will be locking horns within a week for the 2nd 4 Nations, to be played from this Wednesday in Parana (Argentina). MATCH SCHEDULE (Time in ART, Current Time ) 2nd 4 Nations: Paraná Wednesday 14 … Continue reading →

Indian Eves Lost to South Africa 2-3 (Half Time 0-3)


Indians came out guns blazing with fast counter attacks in second half after trailing 0-3 at the stroke of half time, but could not manage to cross the line when they lost to Africa women’s team 2-3 in the crucial Four Nations match in Buenos Aires.  Sulette Damons, Liesel Dorothy and Kathleen Taylor scored for South Africa while while Devi Thokchom scored a brace for India. Looking ahead to the all-important Olympic Qualifier in Delhi in February, the match was a opportunity for both teams to judge their strengths and weaknesses against each. The 12th ranked South Africa and India … Continue reading →

India lost to Ireland 0-1 in Women’s Four Nations Tournament at Buenos Aires


Indian women’s hockey team is playing first of two Four Nations Tournament in Argentina. After giving up in a tough fight against hosts and world champions Argentine women’s team (the Las Leonas), Indian eves lost their second match against lower ranked Irish women (0-1) in Buenos Aires. The Europeans earned a total of seven penalty corners and Cliodhna Sargent’s direct shot found the net in 43rd minute through one of them. In the other game of the day, hosts Argentina thrashed South Africa 4-1 to stay unbeaten in the tournament and reach the finals. India, the only team in the … Continue reading →