Delhi Waveriders have started their campaign of Hero Hockey India League 2014 with a convincing 3-1 victory over Jaypee Punjab Warriors.
Delhi Waveriders celebrate their win against Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the opening game of Hero Hockey India League 2014
The runners-up of the inaugural edition, Waveriders started from where they left last year and kept their record by winning all 5 encounters against the Warriors.
It was nice to see the likes of Arjun Halappa, Rajpal Singh, Vikram Pillay in action for Delhi team, as youngsters stole the show. The opening goal of the 2nd HIL came from the stick of Talwindar Singh for the Waveriders, while young charismatic forward from Bhopal Affan Yousuf equalized for the Warriors. Continue reading →
- Star India set to emerge as the biggest investor in the game of Hockey, globally.
- Star Sports in partnership with Hockey India and International Hockey Federation (FIH) embarks upon a journey to promote Hockey.
- Star Sports unleashes an array of production led initiatives which will change the way Hockey is broadcast in India and outside the country.
Nitin Kukreja, Business Head-Star Sports, Vidya Malavade – Bollywood actress, Viren Rasquina, Olympian and ex-India Hockey Captain and Tahir Zaman, Olympian and ex-Pakistani Hockey Captain at Star India’s Press conference to announce its long term commitment and investments in hockey
January 23, 2014: STAR India, which runs India’s leading sports network Star Sports, today, committed an investment of over Rs.1500 crore in the sport of Hockey over the next 8 years – an investment hitherto unprecedented in the history of the game thus making Star India well and truly the biggest global investor in the game of Hockey. Star Sports has displayed a never seen before commitment to Hockey and alongside Hockey India and International Hockey Federation (FIH) embarked upon a journey to promote the game. Continue reading →
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and STAR India, which runs India’s leading sports network STAR Sports, have signed an eight year strategic partnership to improve the production of international hockey broadcast and extend hockey’s reach worldwide. The ground-breaking deal will run from January 2015 to December 2022.
STAR Sports will be the host broadcaster for key FIH events both in India and throughout the world and will be responsible for ensuring consistent and high level production. Continue reading →
9th Men’s Asia Cup 2013: Schedule and Results
24th August to 1st September 2013
at Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium, Ipoh (Malaysia)
Final Standings: 1. Korea, 2. India, 3. Pakistan, 4. Malaysia, 5. Japan, 6. Oman, 7. Bangladesh, 8 Chinese-Taipei
Pool A: Pakistan, Malaysia, Japan, Chinese-Taipei
Pool B: Korea, India, Bangladesh, Oman
Live Telecasts: ESPN Star Sports (Hindi Commentary) and Star Cricket/HD (English Commentary) will telecast all the matches Hockey Asia Cup 2013 in India.
Detailed Schedule and Results Men’s Hockey Asia Cup 2013: 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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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 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.
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 →