• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Telegram
  • Koo
  • Youtube
  • ଓଡ଼ିଆରେ ପଢନ୍ତୁ

Tag: Hil

No HIL in 2018, promises to be back in 2019

New Delhi: Hockey India on Tuesday decided to postpone the sixth edition of the lucrative Hockey India League (HIL) to 2019, citing that the dates in 2018 clashed with the Indoor World Cup, which may bar foreign players’ participation in it. The decision to postpone the HIL, originally scheduled for January-February 2018, was taken after […]

4 Odia players of HIL Champion Kalinga Lancers felicitated

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated four Odia team members of Hockey India League (HIL) 2017 champion Kalinga Lancers and presented them a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh each at a special function here. Dipsan Tirkey, Nilam Sanjeep Xess, Anand Lakra and Amit Rohidas of Kalinga Lancers were felicitated in presence of Sports […]

Kalinga Lancers
Kalinga Lancers lift maiden HIL 2017 title

Chandigarh: Bringing joy to people of Odisha, home team Kalinga Lancers today evening became champion in the Coal India Hockey India League after thrashing Dabang Mumbai 4-1 in the final clash in Chandigarh. Glenn Turner’s field goal in the 18th minute and twin penalty corner conversions from captain Moritz Furste in the 30th and 59th […]

HIL: Lancers to take on Mumbai in final today

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers will take on Dabang Mumbai in the final match of Hockey India League (HIL) to be held in Chandigarh today. Mumbai and Lancers entered the finals of the fifth edition HIL by winning their respective semi-finals against Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium in Chandigarh on […]

Kalinga Lancers
HIL: Goalkeeper Charter takes Kalinga to second successive final

Chandigarh: Andrew Charter put up a superb show under the bar to guide Kalinga Lancers to their second consecutive final of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) as they prevailed over Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-3 (4-4) via penalty shoot-out at the Chandigarh Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. The match went to the penalty shoot-out […]

HIL 2017
UP Wizards aim to break HIL semi-final jinx, face Kalinga

Chandigarh: Uttar Pradesh Wizards will aim to break their semi-final hoodoo, while Kalinga Lancers will eye a second consecutive final appearance when these two sides face off in a last-four match of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) here on Saturday. Roelant Oltmans-coached UP Wizards have lost three semi-finals in the first three editions […]

Kalinga Lancers
Kalinga thrash Punjab 7-0 to enter HIL semis

Chandigarh: A determined Kalinga Lancers qualified for the semi-finals of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) as they whipped past defending champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors 7-0 at the Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. Needing only a draw in their final game to qualify for the semi-finals, the last year’s runners ran riot with goals […]

Delhi Waveriders
Delhi hammer Punjab Warriors 6-1 in HIL; jump to third spot

Chandigarh: Delhi Waveriders hammered Jaypee Punjab Warriors 6-1 to jump to the third spot and consign the defending champions to the bottom of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Hockey Stadium here on Friday. Penalty corner conversions from Justin Reid-Ross (4th minute) and Rupinder Pal Singh (17th) helped Delhi take a 2-1 […]

HIL 2017
HIL: Delhi Waveriders beat Kalinga Lancers 6-4

New Delhi: Crucial goals by Rupinder Pal Singh and Simon Child in the dying minutes of the match saw Delhi Waveriders get past the dangerous Kalinga Lancers with a 6-4 win in New Delhi at the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) in New Delhi on Sunday. While a win for the Kalinga Lancers tonight would mean that […]

HIL: Kalinga Lancers, UP Wizards play 2-2 draw

Lucknow: Gonzalo Peillat’s successful penalty corner conversion at the dead end helped Uttar Pradesh Wizards hold Kalinga Lancers 2-2 in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium here on Friday. After V.R. Raghunath scored a penalty corner in the 15th minute for the hosts, German veteran Moritz Fuerste […]

Dabang Mumbai beat Kalinga Lancers 5-2 in HIL

Bhubaneswar: Dabang Mumbai thumped Kalinga Lancers 5-2 at the Kalinga stadium here on Sunday to take a crucial step towards reaching the semi-finals of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL). Harmanpreet Singh’s 23rd-minute successful penalty corner conversion was followed by field goals from Florian Fuchs (31st) and Gurjant Singh (53rd) as the Jay Stacy-coached […]

HIL 2017
Ranchi Rays outplay Dabang Mumbai 7-3 in HIL

Ranchi: Ranchi Rays defeated table toppers Dabang Mumbai 7-3 in the 12th match of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the AstroTurf Hockey Stadium here on Thursday. Skipper Florian Fuchs (second minute), Affan Yousuf (51st minute) were the goal scorers for Mumbai, while Ashley Jackson (5th and 49th) and Mohammad Amir Khan (16th […]

HIL: Ramdeep, Akashdeep star in UP Wizards’ 10-0 win over Lancers

Bhubaneswar: Strikers Ramadeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored a brace each as Uttar Pradesh (UP) Wizards produced a stellar performance to spank Kalinga Lancers 10-0 and register their first win in the fifth Hockey India League (HIL), at Kalinga Stadium here tonight. Ramandeep (4th and 23rd minutes) and Akashdeep (27th, 48th) were stars for Uttar […]

Former Hockey Players
Former Odia Olympians sidelined in HIL

Bhubaneswar: Representing the country in hockey tournaments like Olympics, Asia Cup, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, Champions Trophy not only command respect for being great ambassadors, but also being fountainhead of expertise and experience which will foster improvements and development of the sport. However, such sportsmen of our State allege that they are being grossly sidelined […]

Ranchi HIL
Ranchi Rays trounce Kalinga Lancers 7-2 for first win in HIL 2017

Ranchi: A rampaging Ranchi Rays drubbed Kalinga Lancers 7-2 to mark their first win of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the AstroTurf Hockey Stadium here on Thursday. After Ashley Jackson gave them a 1-0 lead with a successful penalty corner conversion in the 23rd minute, Ranchi showcased fluent and aggressive hockey and […]

Kalinga Lancers
HIL: Kalinga Lancers register slender win over Delhi

Bhubaneswar: Gurjinder Singh’s successful penalty corner conversion gave Kalinga Lancers a 1-0 victory over Delhi Waveriders in their opening match of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. The home crowd had to wait until the 47th minute for the opening goal as Gurjinder blasted the penalty corner […]

HIL: Lancers, Waveriders to lock horns today

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers and Delhi Waveriders will lock horns today in the second match of the fifth edition of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at Kalinga Stadium here. Moritz Fuerste of Kalinga Lancers and his men and Rupinder Pal Singh of Waveriders and co will be in action at the stadium from 7 […]

Defender Lakra of Odisha aims to return to vintage form in HIL

Mumbai: Seasoned defender Birendra Lakra aims to hit full throttle in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL), starting from January 21, as he continues his comeback process after a knee surgery. Lakra, who missed out on the Rio Olympics due to injury and was out of action for over six months in 2016, made […]

Kalinga Lancers
Kalinga Lancers' Sanjeep charged up for HIL debut

New Delhi: India’s Under-18 hockey team skipper Nilam Sanjeep Xess, who is making his Hockey India League (HIL) debut in the upcoming edition, on Wednesday said playing in the cash-rich league will go a long way in helping him improve his overall game. The teenage defender, who hails from Bargarh district in Odisha, said the […]

Naveen wishes luck to Kalinga Lancers for HIL

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday wished luck to the players of Kalinga Lancers team for the Hockey India League (HIL) starting from January 21. The players of the team met Naveen at State Secretariat here today. Besides, chief secretary AP Padhi also extended his best wishes to the team. A road show was […]

Waveriders drub Lancers to enter HIL semis

As the saying goes, the Delhi Waveriders saved their best for the last as a solid team performance helped them thrash Kalinga Lancers 6-0 in the final pool phase match of the Hockey India League (HIL) and enter the semi-finals at a packed Shivaji Stadium here on Wednesday

Rays beat Lancers 3-2 to take big step towards HIL semis

Defending champions Ranchi Rays took a big step towards the semi-finals as they inflicted a second successive defeat on Kalinga Lancers 3-2 in the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Kalinga Stadium here on Monday

Warriors pocket crucial 4-1 win over Lancers in HIL

Bhubaneswar: Jaypee Punjab Warriors scored two field goals in the final quarter to record a crucial 4-1 win over Kalinga Lancers in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday.

Kalinga Lancers extend Delhi Waveriders' losing run in HIL

Bhubaneswar: Australian striker Glenn Turner scored twice as Kalinga Lancers inflicted the third straight loss to Delhi Waverriders with a 4-0 win in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. Turner scored two field goals — each counting as two in this edition of HIL — in the […]

Ranchi Rays
Ranchi Rays pip Kalinga Lancers to top HIL Array

Ranchi: Defending champions Ranchi Rays beat Kalinga Lancers 3-2 to register and their third straight victory that took them to the top of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) table at the Birsa Munda Astro Turf Hockey Stadium here on Thursday. After a goaless first half, Malak singh gave Lancers a 2-0 lead in […]

Ranchi Rays, Kalinga Lancers face-off in HIL's eastern derby

Defending champions Ranchi Rays and Kalinga Lancers will be keen to continue their winning runs when they face each other in the eastern derby of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) here on Thursday

Kalinga Lancers thrash UP Wizards, top HIL table

Kalinga Lancers thrashed Uttar Pradesh Wizards 10-2 in a high-scoring contest to register their second consecutive win and jump to the top of the fourth Hockey India League (HIL), here on Monday

Fresher, bigger Hockey India League this year

New scoring rules encouraging field goals and an equal distribution of Indian talent make the fourth Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) an exciting contest, beginning with a showdown between Kalinga Lancers and Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Kalinga Stadium here on Monday

Kalinga Lancers
Kalinga Lancers confident of turning new leaf in HIL

Kalinga Lancers, under the mentorship of new coach Mark Hager, are keen to turn a new leaf and hope to start off with a win in the opening game of the fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) on Monday

Kalinga Lancers
IOCL co-sponsor of Kalinga Lancers for HIL 2016

Bhubaneswar: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) on Thursday joined in as co-sponsor of the Kalinga Lancers team of Hockey India League (HIL) for the 2016 season. On behalf of IOCL, Ramjee Ram, Executive Director (In-Charge) of Paradip Refinery project handed over the Rs 1 crore co-sponsorship cheque to Sanjeev Chopra, CMD, IDCO and chairman, Odisha […]

Hager hopeful of better performance of Kalinga Lancers

Chief Coach of Kalinga Lancers Mark Hager on Saturday said he is hopeful of better performance of the team during the HIL matches scheduled to begin from January 18

Kalinga Lancers win HIL opener in goal-fest

It was quite a positive and dominant start for the Kalinga Lancers who got off defeating debutants Ranchi Rays 6-3 in a goal-fest opening match of the third edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Kalinga Stadium here Thursday

Converting penalty corners will be UP Wizards' strength: Raghunath

New Delhi:Uttar Pradesh Wizards captain V.R. Raghunath said Friday his team will rely on penalty corner conversions to go all the way in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) starting Jan 22. Being among the top drag-flickers of the world, the Karnataka player led the Wizards twice and took the team to the semifinals of […]