11th Aug, 2013: Indian men’s hockey team was announced today for the 9th Men’s Asia Cup 2013 to played at Ipoh, Malaysia from 24 August to 1 September 2013. The winner of Asia Cup will qualify for the World Cup 2014 to held at the Hague, Netherlands.
Indian Men’s Hockey Team Asia Cup 2013
The 18 member squad, which will have two debutant in Ramandeep Singh and Nikin Thimmaiah, will be captained by midfielder Sardar Singh while goalkeeper P R Sreejesh will be the Vice-Captain.
In addition to talented youngsters Ramandeep and Nikkin, who were out of favor after they played for Chandigarh Comets and Pune Strykers respectively in World Series Hockey, Nithin, Mandeep and Malak will complete the attacking line of India. Since Danish Mujtaba, Gurvinder Singh Chandi, SV Sunil and Akashdeep Singh with miss the tournament due to injuries. Continue reading →
Hero Hockey India League
The Schedule and Results
Inaugural Hero Hockey India League
Teams: Delhi Waveriders, Jaypee Punjab Warriors, Mumbai Magicians, Ranchi Rhinos and Uttar Pradesh Wizards
Venues: Delhi (book tickets), Jalandhar, Lucknow (book tickets), Mumbai and Ranchi.
ESPN Star Sports live in India,
Fox Sports live in Australia,
Super Sports in South Africa
One World Sports in Americas
and live on internet here on official YouTube channel of HIL.
The Schedule and Results of Hockey India League are here:
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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.
According 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 →