India Start on Winning Note in Jr Women Asia Cup 2015

Commencing the tournament on a winning note, upbeat Indian Junior eves defeated the girls of DPR Korea by 13-0 and secured their first win in the ongoing 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015 at Changzhou, China.

India junior Women Team in control of the game against DPR Korea at the 7th Women's Asia Cup 2015

India junior Women Team in control of the game against DPR Korea at the 7th Women’s Asia Cup 2015

Today’s Results are as following:
15:00 Malaysia – Singapore 2-0 (1-0)
15:30 India – DPR Korea 13-0 (6-0)
17:15 Japan – Chinese Taipei 16-0 (3-0)
19:30 Rep. of Korea – Thailand 7-0 (4-0) Continue reading →

7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup, Changzhou: Schedule and Results

7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup

Venue: Changzhou, China
Date: 5-13 September 2015

Participating Teams:
Pool A: China; India; Malaysia; Singapore; DPR Korea
Pool B: Korea Rep; Japan; Thailand; Chinese-Taipei

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The Indian Women Hockey team ecstatic on their qualification to RIO Olympics 2016

The Indian Women hockey team post getting a confirmation from FIH on their qualification to RIO Olympics 2016 are ecstatic on their historic achievement.

Indian Women Hockey team celebrated their qualification for Rio Olympics

Indian Women Hockey team celebrated their qualification for Rio Olympics#

The women team will be featuring in the all important tournament after a gap of 36 years post earning the place through a rigorous qualification process. The Indian Women Hockey team last time featured in the Moscow 1980 Olympics, where they finished at a respectable 4th position. Continue reading →

India Women to play in Olympics after 36 years, Spain men booked ticket to Rio

  • India women hockey team will be playing in Olympics after 36 years
  • India women confirmed their place in the hockey event at Rio 2016 as EuroHockey finalists Netherlands and England (as Great Britain) already qualified for Rio 2016
  • India qualified through their final position at the Hockey World League Semi-Final in Antwerp
  • Spain qualified through their final position at the Hockey World League Semi-Final and EuroHockey finalists Netherlands and upcoming semi-finalists Germany and England (as Great Britain) already qualified for Rio 2016
Indian Women Hockey Team Celebrate during FIH Hockey World League Round 2 in New Delhi

Indian Women Hockey Team Celebrate during FIH Hockey World League Round 2 in New Delhi

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has confirmed today that India women and Spain have qualified for the hockey event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

India qualified after England defeated Spain in the semi-finals of the Unibet EuroHockey Championships in London, which ensured that the only teams who can now win the event have already qualified for Rio through the Hockey World League Semi-Finals – Netherlands and England (as Great Britain). Continue reading →

Rani to lead India in Junior Women’s Asia Cup 2015

India Junior Women Hockey team for the upcoming 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup was announced today. Experienced forward Rani Rampal will lead the India team in Changzhou, China from 05 September to 13 September 2015.

Indian Junior Women Hockey team for 7th Women's Junior Asia Cup 2015

Indian Junior Women Hockey team for 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015

India is placed in Pool A along with China, Malaysia, Singapore, DPR Korea. In Pool B, Korea Rep, Japan, Thailand and Chinese-Taipei will contest against each other. This tournament will be a qualification event for the Junior Women World Cup 2016.
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Rani ‘s experience and leadership is helpful, Goalie Inderpreet is strength

For the upcoming 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015, the women team’s preparation is on full swing at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi.

Rani Rampal of India had a great out in FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Antwerp (Credits: Grant Treeby)

Rani Rampal of India had a great out in FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Antwerp (Credits: Grant Treeby)

After finishing third in the recently concluded, Volvo Invitational U-21 (Women) Tournament 2015, the Junior Indian eves are working hard to eliminate the loop-holes in the defence-line and penalty corner area. Among the defenders, drag-flicker Jaspreet Kaur is improving her defence and tackles to increase her contribution towards the team. She has been an integral part of the team and has proved her mettle during the Volvo Invitational U-21 where she scored brilliant goals. Continue reading →