Legendary MM Somaya, who was part of two World Cup campaigns, recalls his memories from the years gone by.
The executive board of the FIH on Friday took the decision to send official communication to the CoA at its meeting in Terrassa, Spain on the sidelines of the Women's World Cup.
India began the match strongly as Ajmina Kujur put India in front 30 seconds into the match. Uruguay captain Teresa Viana scored the equaliser straightaway to make it 1-1.
Germany showed resilience in the second half and Julius Hayner struck a brilliant hit from the left flank to reduce the lead to 1-2. Argentina tried their best to put a game on with increasing intensity, but failed to score. The third quarter ended 2-1 in Argentina's favour.
The coach also admitted that lack of international exposure and practice sessions due to Covid-19 imposed restrictions pegged the team back.
The problems had started from the morning itself as a lot of people could log into the app but failed to get the live video. Though things were resolved soon and people could watch the Belgium versus South Africa and the other matches of the day, things went haywire in the evening when people started logging in in large numbers ahead of India's match against France.
The FIH (International Hockey Federation) Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup is all set to take place between 24th November and 5th December, 2021 and guess what, Odisha will be hosting the global event this year.
The trophy and logo of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup was unveiled at the Loka Seba Bhawan in Bhubaneswar.
Bhubaneswar: The countdown has already started for Men’s Hockey World League Final to be played in Bhubaneswar from December 1. The preparations for this competition are in the final stage. From Kalinga Stadium to Airport the entire city looks decked up for the occasion with banners of the tournament and flags of the participating nations. […]
Bhubaneswar: Not only the hockey lovers of the state, the three Odisha lads who have found a place in the National team, are also excited for the upcoming Men’s Hockey World Final which is scheduled to begin from December 1 at Kalinga Stadium. Defenders Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas and Dipsan Tirkey are a part of […]
Bhubaneswar: The state government is on its toes to ensure a “world class ” experience for players and spectators at the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018, scheduled to begin at the Kalinga Stadium hockey complex in November. Capacity of the main stadium at the complex will increase from existing 8,000 to 15,000 on completion of […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Col Dr Bibhu Kalyan Nayak from Odisha, an expert in Sports Traumatology and Sports and Exercise Physiology, has been appointed as the FIH (International Hockey Federation) Medical Officer for the prestigious Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 to be held from November 28 to December 16 at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. A native of Bhubaneswar, […]
Lausanne: India’s men and women’s hockey teams remained in the sixth and 10th positions respectively in the rankings revealed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday. The men’s team were at the sixth spot at the beginning of the year and maintained it throughout the year. Though India (1566 points) won the bronze medal […]
Bhubaneswar: Goalkeeper Akash Chikte put up a superlative show as India edged past Belgium 3-2 via penalty shootout to enter the semi-finals of the FIH Hockey World League (HWL) Final here on Wednesday. Chikte blocked four Belgian attackers during the shootout, while Lalit Upadhyay, Rupinder Pal Singh and Harmanpreet Singh were on the mark for […]
Bhubaneswar: India outplayed reigning Asian Games champion Japan 7-2 to storm into the summit clash of the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament here on Friday, assuring themselves a place in the year end’s Olympic qualifying event. Returning to the side after a long injury lay-off, Ramadeep Singh (23rd, 37th minutes) finally got his mojo back […]