The Junior Women Core probables of India have started their preparations for 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup, scheduled in Changzhou, China from 5th September- 13th September 2015.
Indian Women Hockey Players Sonika, Manisha Rathi, Udita and Poonam Malik (at New Delhi Railway Station) traveling to Delhi for the camp in August 2015
The Senior Women Hockey team core probables are also training in same premises of Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. Seniors are preparing themselves for RIO Olympics, as the Indian women Hockey is expecting ticket to RIO after their 5th position finish at the just culminated FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Belgium. Continue reading →
After losing against England in their last league match, the India U-21 Women Team took revenge after beating them by 1-0 in shoot-out to finish 3rd in the Volvo U-21 (Women) Invitational Tournament 2015 held at Breda, The Netherlands.
India U-21 Women Hockey Goalkeeper Inderpreet Kaur saved all attempts in penalty shoot-out
The hosts, Netherlands defeated China by 5-1 to win the title and Germany edged past New Zealand by 2-1 to finish fifth in 6 team tournament.
India’s goal-keeper Inderpreet Kaur was the hero of the match as she brilliantly thwarted all attempts by the English players during the penalty shootout which helped India clinch the closely fought match and the 3rd position. While, India U-21 Men had lost to England by 0-3 in men’s 3rd place play-off match yesterday. Continue reading →
Riding on captain Rani Rampal’s Hat-trick, India Under-21 Women Hockey team defeated New Zealand by 6-1 to register first win in Volvo Invitational U-21 (Women) Tournament today.
File PhotoL Rani Rampal Captain of Under-21 Women Hockey team of India (Credits: Grant Treeby)
India girls had lost their first match to Netherlands by 0-1 and played an exciting 4-4 draw with Germany in Breda.
Both the teams in their bid to not allow easy goals to each other ensured that their defence was strong, restricting the forwards to capitalise on the opportunities. It was the commendable performance from the Captain Rani who scored a hat-trick and took India to the winning score of 6-1 against New Zealand. Continue reading →
- USA women and Canada men confirmed their place in the hockey event at Rio 2016 at the Pan Am Games
- Canada men won their semi-final match at the Pan Am Games and will meet Argentina in the final
- USA women won their semi-final match at the Pan Am Games and will meet Argentina in the final
Adam Froese scored winning penalty shoot-out against Brazil to confirm a place for Canada in Rio 2016 Olympics
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) have confirmed that USA Women and Canada men have qualified for the hockey event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA women beat Canada and Canada men beat Brazil in their semi-final match, to confirm their place in the final of the Pan Am Games hockey event and ultimately their place in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Continue reading →
- Australia and the Netherlands maintain top spot in men’s and women’s FIH World Rankings
- India and Canada men move up the rankings
- Changes in the women’s top eight as USA slide down rankings
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has released the latest World Rankings following the completion of the four events comprising the Hockey World League Semi-Finals – Buenos Aires and Antwerp (men); Valencia and Antwerp (women).
Men’s FIH World Ranking as on 23rd July 2015 (Source: http://www.fih.ch/rankings/outdoor/)
World Cup holders Australia men and the Netherlands women remain at the top of the World Rankings after both teams won their respective Hockey World League Semi-Final events, beating Belgium and Korea in the finals. Canada and India men are climbers among top15 while South Africa slides two places to 15th place. Continue reading →
After losing to the Netherlands by 0-1 in their first match, India Under-21 Women Hockey team came back strong against Germany today and went on to draw the match 4-4 in the Volvo Invitational U-21 (Women) Tournament today. India Under-21 Men were defeated (1-3) by Belgium in their 3rd match after two convincing wins against Germany (3-0) and New Zealand (3-0).
Indian Women Hockey team in action against Germany during Volvo Invitational U-21 Tournament at Breda, the Netherlands
India and Germany women displayed fearless performances where both sides were looking to counter the opponent’s attack. After the goal-less first half, both the teams displayed their mettle in the second half and Belgium men outplayed India with two quick goals. Continue reading →