Debutant teams Hockey Gangpur- Odisha and Vidarbha Hockey Association started their campaign on a winning note in Division B of the 4th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship commenced at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium in Lucknow on today.
As many as 42 teams, including four debutants namely Hockey Gangpur- Odisha, Vidarbha Hockey Association, Central Reserve Police Force and Food Corporation of India, are participating in the 2014 edition of the championship which is being played on a league cum knockout basis at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium in Lucknow. Continue reading →
Hockey India inducted Vidarbha Hockey Association and Central Reserve Police Force (C.R.P.F) as Associate Members, which make a total number Associate Members to 13 with 29 Affiliated Members and two other State Olympic Association members.
With this inclusion, CRPF and Vidarbha Hockey Association can take part in all the National Championships to be conducted by Hockey India in future. CRPF hockey team has participated in the All India Police Games and some major Indian domestic tournaments such as Nehru Cup Hockey Tournament, Surjit Singh Memorial Hockey Tournament and Beighton Cup. Continue reading →