Hockey India awards Sushant Tirkey Rs 1 lakh; team members get iPad each

NEW DELHI, November 21: Hockey India felicitated the Indian Junior Men team that won Silver medal at the 2nd Sultan of Johar Cup at Malaysia earlier this week. The felicitation was held at Hotel The Lalit at New Delhi on Tuesday.

Hockey India presented Sushant Tirkey, who was declared best goalkeeper of the tournament at 2nd Sultan of Johar Cup, a cheque of Rs one lakh. Continue reading →

India Beat Germany 3-1 at 2nd Sultan of Johor Cup, Australia Defeated Pakistan 5-1

New Delhi, November 12, 2012: India registered their second consecutive win against Germany 3-1 in their second league game of the 2nd Sultan of Johor Cup, Malaysia today.

In the first match of the day, Australia defeated Pakistan 5-1, which was played in the rain and had to be stopped for sometime due to heavy rains and other matches were delayed. At time of publishing of this report, New Zealand is leading 5-2 against defending champions and Hosts Malaysia after 52 minutes of the game. Continue reading →

India beat Australia 2-0 in their opening game of Sultan of Johor Cup 2012

India started their campaign in Sultan of Johor Cup 2012 on a high note with a win against Australia. Indian junior team defeated the finalists of 1st edition of the tournament, Australia, 2-0 to earn full 3 points from the match.

In the first match of the day, Pakistan were held for 3-3 draw by New Zealand after leading 3-0 at half time. While in other match of the day, hosts and holders Malaysia defeated Germany 3-2 after trailing 0-2 at half time. Continue reading →