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Hockey WC: Special arrangements made at Rourkela stadium for differently-abled spectators
Hockey World Cup 2023: Special arrangements made at Rourkela stadium for differently-abled spectators

Besides the special arrangements, the stadium aims to provide a classic match experience for all the fans visiting the venue.

Action during the match between Belgium and Korea at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar
Hockey World Cup 2023: Defending champions Belgium batter Korea

Determined Korea gave a stern reply to the defending champions in the first quarter.  However, Belgium came back strongly in the next quarter and earned back-to-back penalty corners in the 19th minute, but Korea defenders were agile enough to thwart both the scoring opportunities. The first half went goalless despite some ruthless attack by Belgium.

Netherlands maul Malaysia
Hockey World Cup 2023: Sam Hiha's brace helps New Zealand beat debutants Chile

The Kiwis managed to establish a stronghold over Chile right from the beginning. They exerted a lot of pressure on debutants. Chile also showed some resistance against the brutal attack by their opponents.

Wales vs England
Hockey World Cup 2023: Crowd-funded outfit Wales eager to make opportunity count

Wales are making their World Cup debut in India and their journey was full of hardships.

England vs Wales
England fuel Hockey World Cup by adopting cricket’s ‘Bazball’ style

The encounter in Rourkela last night showcased the newfound aggressive game of coach Paul Revington’s team which they are calling a version of English cricket’s ‘Bazball’ style.

Virat Kohli shares shirtless picture from beach date with Anushka Sharma – see pics
Virat Kohli shares shirtless picture from beach date with Anushka Sharma – see pics

Earlier, a video of Kohli entertaining the fans with his dance moves with Ishan Kishan at Eden Garden after the terrific win against Sri Lanka, had gone viral.

 India vs Spain
Hockey World Cup 2023: Coach Graham Reid hails India’s ‘best defensive show’

India showed remarkable improvement against Spain last night as they ticked all boxes.

Ellie Hayward
Odisha Hockey World Cup: Double delight for proud mom from Australia as 2 sons play for different countries

Jeremy is not the only player to make Ellie proud in the marquee event. Her elder son Leon Hayward is also playing as the goalkeeper for the New Zealand team.

Cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy starts new innings with intimate court marriage
Cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy starts new innings with intimate court marriage– See Pics

The two kept the affair very simple and private with just a couple of their family members and friends present on the occasion.

Birsa Munda Stadium
Hockey World Cup 2023: Birsa Munda Stadium lifts hockey beyond imagination

The huge stadium witnessed the crowd on their feet and at their loudest when local lad Rohidas scored the opener for India

India vs Spain
Hockey World Cup 2023: India kick-off campaign with stunning victory against Spain

India blanked Spain 2-0 in their opening encounter of Hockey World Cup 2023.

FIH Odisha Mens Hockey World Cup 2023
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 10 Lakh each for Rohidas, Xess

Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Rohidas is also deputy skipper to Indian team captain Harmanpreet Singh.

Hockey World Cup 2023: Mighty Australians spank hapless France
Hockey World Cup 2023: Mighty Australians spank hapless France

Australians started the match aggressively by exerting huge pressure on France. They earned their first penalty corner in the eighth minute but...

Hockey World Cup 2023
Hockey World Cup 2023: Argentina pip South Africa in inaugural match

Though Argentina were dominant throughout the match, they could score only one goal against lucklustre South Africa.

Woman cricketer Rajashree Swain’s family blames coach, Odisha Cricket Association for her death
Woman cricketer Rajashree Swain’s family blames coach, Odisha Cricket Association for her death

She was a fun-loving, happy going girl and would not do anything like this until she was under some unbearable pressure, she added.

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