New Delhi, 1 June 2013: Services started their campaign of Pune Hockey Nationals 2013 on a winning note defeating Goa 28-0 in their first league match of Pool C played at Shiv Chattrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Saturday.
Services scored through Siraju AP (7, 13, 25, 26, 32, 61 min), Ved Prakash (16, 69 min), Sanwar (Ali 22, 31, 33, 51, 52, 53, 56, 57 min), Ignace Tirkey (23, 28 min), Lovepreet Singh (29, 34, 38, 49 min), Johnny Jasrotia (48 min), K Hera Singh (54, 59 min), Rajesh Kumar (58 min) and S Arumugam (62, 64 min while Goa failed to score any goal.
In the other match of Pool C, Sports Authority of India edged past Bihar 9-0. Continue reading →
New Delhi, 27 May 2013: The 3rd edition of the Hockey India Senior Men National Championship will be played at Pune, Maharashtra from 28 May-10 June 2013.
File Photo: 2012 National Champions Punjab receiving trophy from Jagadish Shettar (CM, Karnataka) and Arun Jaitly (BJP Leader) in Bangalore
In 2013 edition of the championship, as many as 38 teams will be participating in the championship which will be played on a league cum knockout basis on the Major Dhyan Chand Polygrass Hockey Stadium Pimpri and Shiv Chhatrapati Shivaji Sports Complex in Pune.
This year four new teams including Comptroller and Auditor General, Sports Authority of India, Mumbai Hockey Association Limited and Namdhari XI will participate apart from 34 teams which participated in last edition. Continue reading →
25 April 2013: Five goals by Sonu helped Rajasthan beat Bengal 9-2 in a Pool B match of the 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Hockey Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in the Guru Govind Singh Sports College, Lucknow. After losing two matches in the championship this is the first victory for Rajasthan.
Goal scorers for Rajasthan were Sonu (17, 21, 50, 58, 64 min), Jaya Chouhan (19, 52 min) and Prabhjot Kaur (61, 69 min). For Bengal scorers were Archana Kumari Tewari (5 min) and Rubi Khatun (39 min). Continue reading →
Karnataka (from Pool G) has entered the quarterfinals of the 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Hockey Championship being played at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in the Guru Gobind Singh College.
While Railways have qualified for quarterfinals from Pool A, where the defending champions outclassed Uttarakhand (19-0) and Tamil Nadu (19-0).
23 April 2013: Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy (MPHA) won 20-0 against Jammu & Kashmir in a Pool D league match. Goal scorers for MPHA were Preeti (2, 4, 23 min), Reena Khokhar (6, 19, 34 min), Anuja (39, 40, 42 min), Jyoti (37, 41, 45 min), Rakhi (53, 67 min), Reema Katariya (1 min), Karishma (11 min), Shivani (14 min), Neha Rawat (68 min) and own goal (22, 58 min). Continue reading →