Hero Hockey India League is Live on Youtube!!!

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Hero Hockey India League

After an amazing opening ceremony, all the matches of Hero Hockey India League can be watched live on official YouTube channel of the league.

The news, updates about ticketing, schedule and detailed results, etc. of the tournament along with points table can be found here on our website.

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Its India vs Pakistan in Summit Clash of Asian Champions Trophy, Doha 2012

The final of day league stage of 2nd Asian Champions Trophy 2012 at Doha turned out to be exciting one as results of all three matches were important in deciding the 2nd finalists after India had already qualified for it.

Shakeel Abbasi

File Photo: Shakeel Abbasi (Photo by: Deepthi Indukuri)

In the first match China defeated Oman (6-1) to register their 3rd victory in the tournament to take themselves on 2nd place in points temporarily. Then Pakistan defeated (5-2) Japan after seesawing first half which ended up on equal terms (2-2) and climbed to second place in the table.

Pakistan had taken early lead through Muhammad Waqas in 1st min and Japan replied with two penalty corner goals in 8th and 23rd minute through Heita Yoshihara and Toshiro Tachibana respectively to bring out smiles on the faces of Malaysian fans. But evergreen Shakeel Abbasi scored equalizer for the green shirts a minute before the half time hooter. Continue reading →

Doha Asian Champions Trophy 2012: Schedule / Results

Doha Asian Champions Trophy 2012 LogoThe Schedule and Results
of 2nd Asian Champions Trophy 2012

Venue: Hockey Stadium, Al Rayyan Stadium,
Doha, Qatar
(20-27 Dec, 2012)

Participating teams: China, Japan, India, Malaysia, Oman, Pakistan

For live text commentary of the matches please visit stick2hockey.com.

Final Standing: 1. Pakistan, 2. India, 3. Malaysia, 4. China, 5. Oman, 6. Japan

The Schedule and Results :
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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 →

FIH Champions Challenge I – 2011 (Women’s): Live Streaming

The Hook, in partnership with Irish Hockey and ESB Electric Ireland, has launched of a live streaming service for the duration of the FIH Champion’s Challenge I and the UCD 4 Nations tournaments in Belfield. The live stream can be seen here. Live text update of the tournament through twitter can be followed on our website (thefansofhockey.com).

Azlan Shah Cup 2011 Update and Live Commentary

Defending Champions India with little lesser experienced players than their recent outings in Asiads and CWG, new captain Arjun Halappa and new chief coach Harendra Singh are prepared to participate in 20th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup at Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium, Ipoh (Prak, Malaysia), which is a two hour drive north of Kuala Lumpur.

20th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
20th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Official website of the tournament mentions that  “Only subscribers of Astro in Malaysia will be able to watch live telecast on television. Details of live matches to other countries are not made available to us of yet though we believe that India has made numerous requests but no word from the right holders.” Which is very sad affair for hockey lovers in India.

Live text commentary of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2011 can be followed at our website, www.stick2hockey.com or on official website of Azlan Shah Cup (www.azlanshahcup.com). For more news from Azlan Shah Cup visit our news section here.
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