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 →




India Girls held Germany for 4-4 draw, Boys lost to Belgium by 3-1

Indian Women Hockey team in action against Germany during Volvo Invitational U-21 Tournament at Breda, the Netherlands

After losing to the Netherlands by 0-1 in their first match, India Under-21 Women Hockey team came back strong against Germany today and went on to draw the match 4-4 in the Volvo Invitational U-21 (Women) Tournament today. India Under-21 Men were defeated (1-3) by Belgium in their 3rd match after two convincing wins against Germany (3-0) and New Zealand (3-0). India and Germany women displayed fearless performances where both sides were looking to counter the opponent’s attack.  After the goal-less first half, both the teams displayed their mettle in the second half and Belgium men outplayed India with two … Continue reading →




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 →




India Boys beat Germany by 3-0, Girls to face Netherlands

Harmanpreet Singh and Harjeet Singh (Indian Hockey Player)

India Under 21 Men Hockey team defeated Germany by 3-0 to start the Volvo Invitational U-21 (Men) Tournament 2015 on a winning note in Breda, Netherlands. Their women counterpart will start the campaign today (19th July) against the hosts Netherlands at 1630 IST with a hope to win and mark a good beginning. The tournament witnessed an exciting face off between India and Germany where both the teams made crucial attempts to penetrate the defence of the other, however goals from Arman Qureshi, captain Harjeet Singh and drag-flick expert Harmanpreet Singh won the game for India. Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last … Continue reading →




India boys are geared up to face Germany in #VolvoTournament Opener

India Under-21 Men Hockey team in a discussion with coach Harendra Singh before Volvo Invitational Tournament in Breda, Netherlands

The India Junior Men Hockey Team is all geared up to start the Volvo Invitational U-21 Tournament 2015 on a positive note against Germany in Breda (Netherlands) tomorrow (18th July at 18:30 IST). The Junior Women hockey team of India will their first match against the Netherlands on 19th July. Both the teams, India and Germany, are full of talented players who are gaining momentum to dish out a commendable performance as they seem in no mood to give the initial opening to the other team. Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on July 17, 2015 18:03 . … 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 →