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 →




#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 →




Latest World Rankings released by FIH: India Steady at 9th (M) and 13th (W)

FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking

Australia men & Netherlands women hold firm at the top of the rankings Belgium men leap-frog England into 4th while USA women move up to 5th Lausanne – 26th March 2015: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has released the latest FIH World Rankings as of March 2015. These include points awarded following the completion of the Hockey World League Round 2 events. In the FIH Men’s World Rankings, 2014 World Champions Australia (1), World Cup Silver medallists the Netherlands (2) and 2012 Olympic Champions Germany (3) continue to hold the top three positions, with Tom Boon’s Belgium moving into fourth … Continue reading →




Germany won their 10th Champions Trophy Gold

Germany with Champions Trophy after winning Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 in Bhubaneswar

Wesley & Fuchs strike as Germany secure 10th CT Gold medal with 2-0 win over Pakistan Germany co-captain Moritz Fürste named Player of the Tournament World Champions Australia defeat hosts India to take Bronze The Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 has come to an end in Bhubaneswar, India with London 2012 Olympic Champions Germany taking the title by defeating Pakistan 2-0 in the final. Goals from Christopher Wesley and Florian Fuchs were enough to give Germany a superb 2-0 victory over Pakistan, with a sell-out crowd witnessed the Germans claim their 10th Champions Trophy Gold medal but their first since … Continue reading →




Germany are the Champions, Bronze for Australia in #CT2014

Germany team acknowledging the crowd as they take victory lap after reaching final of Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 in Bhubaneswar

Olympic Champions Germany defeated Pakistan in keenly contested final to win the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014. World Champions Australia defeated hosts India 2-1 in Bronze Medal match at Bhubaneswar to continue their podium finish streak. Earlier in the day, World number side the Netherlands managed a fifth place finish with a 4-1 win over Argentina, after scoring four times in the final quarter to turn things around after trailing 1-0. Earlier Pool A topper England edged past 3-2 Belgium to avoid wooden spoon. In the final, Christopher Wesley scored a field goal for Germany in 18th, but Germany had … Continue reading →




It’s Germany vs Pakistan in CT2014 Final, India-Australia for Bronze

Germany team acknowledging the crowd as they take victory lap after reaching final of Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 in Bhubaneswar

Olympic Champions Germany defeated World Champions Australia by 3-2 to reach the final of Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 in Bhubaneswar against Pakistan, who overcame the hosts India by 4-3 with a goal 2 minute from final hooter. Earlier in the Netherlands defeated Belgium 4-2 in shoot-out after a 2-2 draw in regulation to set-up fifth place play off against Argentina. Argentina edged past England by 2-1 in other 5th-8th classification match. It means that an Asian team will be in the final of Champions Trophy after 1998, when Pakistan  lost to Netherlands 3-1 to finish second and the World … Continue reading →