Korea defeated Indian eves to Set-up summit clash against China

Namita Toppo scoring goal against Korea in the semi final at the 17th Asian Games 2014 in Incheon

The hosts Korea have set-up the summit clash against defending champions China at the 17th Asian Games 2014. Korea defeated India by 3-1, while China overcame Japan’s stiff defence as they converted only shot on the goal Seonhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon today. In a match which saw only shot a goal on the goal, China edged past Japan with just three minutes to final hooter. Both the teams attacked relentlessly but failed to pull the trigger. In the dying minutes of match, China earned a penalty corner and WANG Mengyu made full use of it to take her team … Continue reading →

Indian Women’s team ready to face hosts Korea in Asian Games 2014

India vs Korea in the Semi Final of 8th Women's Asia Cup in Kuala Lumpur

Indian Women Hockey Team is ready to take on the hosts South Korea in the semi-final of the 17th Asian Games 2014 to be played on 29th September 2014 at Soenhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon, while China will play Japan in other semi-final match. India is all geared-up to repeat the success of the 2006 Asian Games in Doha when they outplayed South Korea 1-0 for the third position and won the Bronze medal. In 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, Indian Women were close to a win against South Korea in the league match but lost the hard-fought battle by 0-1. … Continue reading →

India face Korea, Malaysia play Pakistan in Men’s Semis at 2014 Asian Games

Birendra Lakra Indian Hockey Player

In the last league match of Pool B played today at Seonhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon, South Korea, the Indian Men Hockey team defeated China 2-0 to set up semi final match against the hosts. In the other semi-final of 17th Asian Games 2014 Malaysia will face the defending champions Pakistan.  The Indian team displayed an exceptional level of game and edged out China, storming into the semi-finals thus keeping the hopes of a Gold medal for India alive, while Malaysia defeated Japan 4-1 to ensure their place in medal round. Pakistan and Korea continued their winning streak with 8-0 … Continue reading →

India vs Korea and China vs Japan in Women’s Semis at Asian Games 2014

Rani Rampal of India Women's Hockey 2014 Asian Games at Seonhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon, South Korea. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Indian Women Team sealed an impressive 6-1 victory against Malaysia in the last league match of Pool A and booked a semi-final berth in the 17th Asian Games 2014, played at Seonhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon, South Korea today. India will play the hosts Korea in Semi Final on Monday, 29th September at 1530 IST, while China will take on Japan in other Semi Final at 1300 IST on the same for a place in final. Korea rounded up their pool stage unbeaten as they defeated Hong Kong 8-0 to top Pool B, while China defeated Thailand 5-0 to finish … Continue reading →

Hockey Schedule/Results/Higlights: 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014

17th Asian Games 2014 Incheon Gold medalist India's men's hockey players pose with their medals (Credits: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)

17th Asian Games Incheon 2014 Men’s and Women’s Hockey Schedule and Results Highlights and Full Match Recordings here Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on October 3, 2014 14:43 . … Continue reading →

Gold Medal at Asian Games is the Aim for Sardar and Team

Captain Sardar Singh and Indian Hockey team took ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Post their Silver Medal finish in the just culminated Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games; the Senior Men Hockey Core Probables continue their practice sessions at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi, ahead of the 17th Asian Games to be played at Incheon, South Korea from 19th September 2014 and looking to grab Gold medal in the quadrennial event. Recently, the Asian Hockey Federation has announced the pools for Hockey for both Men and Women during the 17th Asian Games, which is an all important event for both Indian Men and Women teams as their bagging the Gold will … Continue reading →