India U21 Men beat New Zealand 3-0, Women lost 0-1 to Netherlands in #VolvoTournament

India Under-21 Men Hockey team listening to coach Harendra Singh during Volvo Invitational Tournament in Breda, Netherlands

After a convincing victory over Germany U-21 by 3-0 in the opening match, India U-21 Men Team won their second match against New Zealand U-21 by 3-0 in the Volvo International U-21 (Men) Tournament played at Breda, The Netherlands. In the women’s competition, Indian team lost to the hosts Netherlands by 0-1 in their opening match. Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on July 20, 2015 11:13 . … Continue reading →

Schedule and Results: Volvo Invitational Tournament 2015 (U21 m/w), Breda

Volvo Invitational Tournament 2015: Men and Women U21, Breda Logo

Volvo Invitational Tournament 2015: Men and Women U21, Breda Venue: Hockey Push, New Weft 97, 4817 GN Breda, Netherlands From: 18th – 26th July, 2015 Participating teams in Volvo Invitational Tournament: Under 21 Men: Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, England, India, New Zealand Under 21 Women: Netherlands, England, Germany, China, New Zealand, India Details Schedule, Results and Points Table of Volvo Invitational Tournament 2015 (Men and Women U21), Breda here: Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on July 26, 2015 22:59 . … Continue reading →

Harjeet to lead India in Volvo U-21 Men Tourney 2015

India Junior Men's Hockey for the Volvo International U-21 Tournament

The India Junior Men Team was announced today for the Volvo International U-21 Men Tournament 2015. The tournament will be played in the Netherlands from 18th July to 25th July 2015 in Breda. Six teams will compete against each other in a Round-Robin format in the tournament. The Junior Hockey team of India will face the hosts Netherlands, Germany, England, Belgium and New Zealand will play for the top honors. The Volvo International Tournament 2015 will provide a testing platform to the U-21 Men team, who are even gearing-up from the upcoming Men’s Junior Asian Cup 2015 in Malaysia and … Continue reading →

Rio 2016 Qualification explained! India Women have a chance?

Great Britain celebrate winning the gold medal and booking their place at the Olympics (Credits: Stanislas Brochier World Sport Pics)

India men and Korea women were first one to qualify to Rio 2016 by winning Asian Games 2014 in Incheon Men’s teams going to Rio 2016 from FIH Hockey World League Semi-Finals – Germany, Netherlands, Argentina, Australia, Belgium and Great Britain Women’s teams going to Rio 2016 from FIH Hockey World League Semi-Finals – Great Britain, China, Germany, Netherlands, Australia and Argentina The International Hockey Federation (FIH) have confirmed the nations who qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final Olympic qualifying events. The events across three venues, saw forty nations take part in pursuit of … Continue reading →

#HWL2015 (M): Kookaburras triumph over Red Lions in final, Ceriello finds net in overtime PC

Kookaburras, Champions of FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Antwerp, Belgium (Courtesy: FIH)

Ciriello scores after hooter to give Kookaburras victory over Red Lions in FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final Barry Middleton celebrates 350th cap with a goal as GB secure third place ahead of India Ireland’s Green Machine take fifth place to boost their Olympic hopes Australia, Belgium, Great Britain & India qualify for the Hockey World League Final FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Finals – Men Final Standings: 1. Australia; 2. Belgium; 3. Great Britain; 4. India; 5. Ireland; 6. Malaysia; 7. France; 8. Pakistan; 9. Poland; 10. China Event Awards FINTRO Best Player Award: John-John Dohmen (BEL) HERO Best Young Player … Continue reading →

Ireland beat Malaysia in #HWL2015 and keep Olympic dream alive

Ireland men's hockey team during FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Antwerp (Credits: Grant Treeby)

Ireland have done all they can to secure their spot at the Rio Olympics with a polished 4-1 victory over world number 12 Malaysia today in 5th place play-off match at FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Antwerp, Belgium. Goals from Good, Caruth, Sothern and Darling put the game out of reach of a pacey Malaysian side that struggled to take their chances. The Green Machine got off to the perfect start with a goal each for Good and Caruth in the opening 10 minutes. Malaysia enjoyed the bulk of possession but pressure from the Irish defence and superb … Continue reading →