Sultan of Johor Cup 2013: Schedule and Results

Sultan of Johor Cup 2013 (Under-21)

Sultan of Johor Cup 2013Dates: 22nd-29th September 2013
Venue: Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Participating teams (Final Standinds): 1.India, 2. Malaysia, 3. Argentina, 4. Pakistan, 5. Korea, 6. England.

ESPN will bring the live telecast of the Sultan of Johor Cup 2013 to India and Pakistan.

Points’ Table after League Stage:

# Team P W D L GF-GA GD Pts
1 India 5 4 1 0 18 – 7 11 13
2 Malaysia 5 4 1 0 19 – 9 10 13
3 Pakistan 5 3 0 2 15 – 11 4 9
4 Argentina 5 1 1 3 10 – 13 -3 4
5 England 5 1 0 4 8 – 17 -9 3
6 Korea 5 0 1 4 7 – 20 -13 1

Detailed Schedule and Results Sultan of Johor Cup 2013: Continue reading →

International Super Series Hockey 9s (Men’s) Schedule

The Schedule of International Super Series Hockey 9s

The International Super Series will be played from 22-25 November, at Perth Hockey Stadium in Bentley, WA (AUS).

2012 Perth International Super Series 9'sThere has been few modification to rules of 1st edition (2011), which includes increasing the duration of a half to 20 minutes which was 15 minutes in last edition. Additional 10 minutes of the game, will not only ensure the plenty of action and goals but also will test the fitness levels of the sides, especially Asian giants India and Pakistan.

Here are the highlights of 1st edition.

The Schedule for Men’s International Super Series Hockey 9s is as following, which will be live on ESPN in India: Continue reading →

Hockey India signs Multi- Year Broadcast deal with ESPN STAR Sports for Hockey India League

Hockey India signs multi-year broadcast deal with ESPN STAR Sports for the soon to be launched Hockey India League (HIL).

The FIH sanctioned league will see the best of national and international hockey stars in action through 6 franchises across 33 matches every year

ESPN Star SportsESPN STAR Sports to exclusively broadcast all India international matches to be played by the national team in India for the next 5 years

New Delhi- Hockey India entered into a multi-year broadcast agreement with leading sports broadcaster ESPN STAR Sports to exclusively broadcast the soon to be launched Hockey India League (HIL). ESPN STAR Sports will also cover all international matches to be played in India for the next 5 years.

Hockey India Logo

In a multi-year deal, ESPN STAR Sports has been granted global telecast rights for the professional hockey league. The FIH approved league will see the best of national as well as international hockey stars showcase their prowess. The first edition of the league is expected to be played in the month of January 2013. The league will comprise of at least six franchise hockey teams and will feature 33 hockey matches to be played in prime time in state-of-the-art stadia across the country. All teams will play each other on a home and away basis (30 league matches) followed by 2 semifinals and the final. Continue reading →

DD, AIR, ESPN to Broadcast Olympics in India

Apart from Indian state-run broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) and All India Radio (AIR), ESPN Star Sports (the other rights holder for India) will telecast London Olympics on ESPN, Star Sports and ESPN HD channels. DD, AIR and ESPN Star Sports will be focusing on India in Olympics, specially Hockey.

ESPN Star SportsAccording to sources, ESPN will be more specific to India. ESPN Star Sports will present a customized telecast focusing on India. Being specific to India, ESPN telecasts will feature  Indian athletes, and Hockey, Shooting, Boxing, Wrestling, Tennis and football, which popular sports in India. Gymnastics, Equestrian and Volleyball will be on Star Sports’ Radar, while ESPN HD will be a blend of both the channels. Continue reading →