Raipur to host 2015 Men’s Hockey World League Final

Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra, President of Hockey India, presenting 'Hockey India Momento' to Dr. Raman Singh, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh in Raipur

Raipur International Hockey Stadium will host the 2015 Men’s Hockey World League Final First international hockey event to be held in city of Raipur Recently completed stadium to host eight team competition The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced that the 2015 men’s Hockey World League Final will be hosted by the Indian city of Raipur, Chhattisgarh between 27 November and 6 December 2015. The event will be held in the 3,000 capacity Raipur International Hockey Stadium which was opened as a dedicated hockey facility in August 2014. Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on August 18, 2015 14:01 . … Continue reading →

India U-21 Women beat England for 3rd Place, Men finished 4th #VolvoTournament

India U-21 Women Hockey Goalkeeper Inderpreet Kaur

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. 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 … Continue reading →

India held England for 1-1 in Volvo Tournament at Breda

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

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. 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 … Continue reading →

India Men Climbs to 8th place in latest FIH Ranking, Top Unchanged

Men's FIH World Ranking as on 23rd July 2015 (Source: http://www.fih.ch/rankings/outdoor/)

Australia and the Netherlands maintain top spot in men’s and women’s FIH World Rankings India and Canada men move up the rankings Changes in the women’s top eight as USA slide down rankings The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has released the latest World Rankings following the completion of the four events comprising the Hockey World League Semi-Finals – Buenos Aires and Antwerp (men); Valencia and Antwerp (women). World Cup holders Australia men and the Netherlands women remain at the top of the World Rankings after both teams won their respective Hockey World League Semi-Final events, beating Belgium and Korea in … 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 →

Rani Rampal to lead Indian Girls in Volvo U-21 Women Tourney 2015 in Breda

India Junior Women’s Hockey for the Volvo International U-21 Tournament 2015

With the Volvo International U-21 Women Tournament 2015 all set to commence on 19th July 2015 in Netherlands, Indian team was announced today for the tournament. The tournament being played ahead of the 7th Women Asia Cup will help the team as well as the coaches to understand the loopholes and how best to better oneself before the all important tournament slated for September 2015. Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on July 11, 2015 16:43 . … Continue reading →