Railway won Sr Women Hockey National 2015 (A-Division), Punjab 3rd

Women’s Hockey team of Railway Sports Promotion Board won the 5th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2015 (Division A) at SAFAI (Uttar Pradesh ) to make it double title for their employer. Earlier last week, their men counterparts had won the 5th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2015 (Division A) at Pune.

Railway Sports Promotion Board: Champion of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) Div- A at SAIFAI (UP)

Railway Sports Promotion Board: Champion of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) Div- A at SAIFAI (UP)

The tournament concluded with a win for Railway Sports Promotion Board against Hockey Jharkahnd with a huge margin of 12-2 at SAIFAI. Whereas, Hockey Punjab settled for the bronze medal by beating Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy 2-0. Continue reading →

Railway Won the Hockey National Championship 2015 (A-Division)

Railway Sports Promotion Board today won the championship of the 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div- A as the defeated Uttar Pradesh Hockey by 5-3 in the highly-contested final match in Pune. In the Bronze Medal match, Air India Sports Promotion Board (AISPB) outplayed Hockey Gangpur-Odisha by 5-3 to finish at 3rd position in the tournament.

Railway Sports Promotion Board: Champion of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div- A

Railway Sports Promotion Board: Champion of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div- A

Individual Awardees of 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div- A:
Best Goalkeeper: Arpit Choudhary (Jharkhand)
Best Defender: Amit Rohidas (Railways)
Best Mid-fielder: Jasjit Singh (Railways)
Best Forward: Lalit Upadhyay (Uttar Pradesh)
Promising player of the Championship: Vikramjit Singh (Punjab)
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Uttar Pradesh face Railway in Historic Final of Hockey Nationals 2015 (A-Division)

Railway Sports Promotion Board confirm their entry into finals by beating Air India Sports Promotion Board 6-4, while Uttar Pradesh Hockey outplayed Hockey Gangpur-Odisha 3-0 in 2nd semi-final to set-up the historic final in the 5th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div – A. The final match will be telecast LIVE and exclusive on DD Sports.

Railway Sports Promotion Board beating Air India Sports Promotion Board 6-4 to reach the finals of th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div – A

Railway Sports Promotion Board beating Air India Sports Promotion Board 6-4 to reach the finals of th Senior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Men) Div – A

Reaching the finals of the tournament, Railway Sports Promotion Board will be seen battling against Uttar Pradesh Hockey to fight for the title while Air India Sports promotion Board and Hockey Gangpur-Odisha will be fighting for the 3rd and 4th position.

FINAL: Railway Sports Promotion Board vs Uttar Pradesh at 3:30 PM on 28th April
Bronze Medal Match: Air India Sports Promotion Board vs Hockey Gangpur-Odisha on 28th April
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Haryana vs Odisha and Jharkhand vs Services in Semis of National Games, Kerala

The ongoing 35th National Games today saw Men Hockey teams playing for the semi-final spot at the New Hockey Stadium, Kollam (Kerala), Jharkhand and Haryana topped their Pools ‘A’ and ‘B’ respectively to set semi finals against Services and Odisha respectively. The semi-finals will be played on 10th February 2015 where all four teams will look at beating the opponent and reaching the Finale of the prestigious 35th National Games.

Haryana team during a team bonding session during National Games 2015 in Kollam Kerala

Haryana team during a team bonding session during National Games 2015 in Kollam Kerala

In Pool ‘A’, Jharkhand, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh won two matches each and locked at 4 points each, but on the basis of better goal difference, Jharkhand and Odisha advanced to final four. Haryana were the clear winners in Pool ‘B’ with 5 points from two wins and a draw, followed by Services with 4 points from two wins in three matches. Points table and detailed results of 35th National Games (Men Hockey) are given here:

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MK Kaushik appointed as Manager High Performance (Central Zone)

New Delhi, 27 October 2014:  Olympian Maharaj Krishan Kaushik (MK Kaushik) has been appointed as the Manager, High Performance (Central Zone) by Hockey India.

Maharaj Krishan Kaushik (MK Kaushik) (Manager, High Performance (Central Zone) & Indian Hockey Coach)

Maharaj Krishan Kaushik (MK Kaushik) (Manager, High Performance (Central Zone), Hockey India)

Kaushik, who was the coach of the Indian Men Hockey team that won Gold medal at the recently concluded 17th Asian Games 2014 in Incheon, South Korea will be seen in a new role from 1 November 2014.

Kaushik as the Manager, High Performance will soon start monitoring all domestic activities in the central zone consisting of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

MK Kaushik was the member of the 1980 Olympics Gold Medal winning Indian Men Hockey team, had also coached both the Indian men and women teams. Under his coaching, India men team won their last major international tournament – the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok. In the same year, he received the prestigious Arjuna Award. In 2006, the Indian women team won Bronze medal in the Doha Asian Games under his coaching. Continue reading →

Air India retain Sr Men National Championship

23 March 2014: Defending champions Air India Sports Promotion Board retained their title of Senior Men National Championship, while hosts Uttar Pradesh finished 3rd in the 4th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A).

Individual Awards:
Best Goal Keeper- Adrain d’souza (Air India)
Best Full Back – Diwakar Ram (Uttar Pradesh)
Best Half back- MB Aiyappa (Comptroller & Auditor General Of India)
Best forward- Shivendra Singh (Air India)
Player of the tournament Gagandeep Singh (Air india) Yamha Alfa Bike

Air India: Champions of 4th National Hockey Sr. Men National Championship (Division A)

Air India: Champions of 4th National Hockey Sr. Men National Championship (Division A)

Air India defeated Comptroller & Auditor General Of India 4-1 in an exciting final of the tournament the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium in Lucknow today, while hosts Uttar Pradesh defeated Railway 4-2 to win Bronze Medal. Continue reading →