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Hockey India to conduct state-level courses for potential umpires and technical officials

Hockey India has introduced a Match Officials Education & Development Plan to train and elevate district or state-level officials to national umpires or technical roles. The plan includes specialized courses, eligibility criteria, and opportunities for advanced training.

  • Sunday, 19 May 2024
FIH 5s rankings: Indian men's, women's hockey teams placed second
FIH 5s rankings: Indian men's, women's hockey teams placed second

The Indian men's team, alongside Oman and Malaysia, clinched the second spot with an impressive 1400 points each. Despite a valiant effort at the World Cup in Muscat, where they finished fifth, India's triumph at the Asian Championship solidified their position among the top contenders.

  • Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Dilip Tirkey
Hockey India seeks window for Hockey India League from FIH

As per former India captain and Hockey India (HI) President Dilip Tirkey, the defunct HIL will again take place either in December 2024 or January 2025.

  • Saturday, 04 November 2023
Hockey India congratulates Vandana Katariya on completing 300 international matches
Hockey India congratulates Vandana Katariya on completing 300 international matches

With this, Vandana also became the first women player from India to play 300 international games. 

  • Tuesday, 31 October 2023
Hockey India announce 20-member team for Women's Asian Champions Trophy
Hockey India announce 20-member team for Women's Asian Champions Trophy

India, which recently claimed the bronze medal at the 19th Asian Games at Hangzhou, will be competing in the tournament alongside Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand.

  • Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Asian Games Hockey: India Beat Japan 5-1 To Win Gold, Secure Paris Olympics Berth
Asian Games Hockey: India Beat Japan 5-1 To Win Gold, Secure Paris Olympics Berth

For the first time in 41 years - India holds an Olympic medal, Asian Games medal, and Commonwealth Games Hockey medal at the same time! India have defeated Japan 5-1 in the final to win gold medal in the men's hockey event in the Asian Games on Friday. With this win, the men in blue have also secured a berth in the Olympic Games in Paris next year.

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  • Friday, 06 October 2023
Indian women’s hockey team beats Thailand 7-2 in final; wins inaugural Women’s Hockey 5s Asia Cup
Indian women’s hockey team beats Thailand 7-2 in final; wins inaugural Women’s Hockey 5s Asia Cup

India also qualified for the FIH Women Hockey 5s World Cup Oman 2024, finishing first in the Elite Group. 

  • Monday, 28 August 2023
Hangzhou Asian Games: Hockey India announces 39 core probables for senior men’s national camp
Hangzhou Asian Games: Hockey India announces 39 core probables for senior men’s national camp

The camp will serve as an opportunity for the players to gear up for the all-important Hangzhou Asian Games, which is scheduled to be held from September 23 to October 8 in China.  

  • Sunday, 20 August 2023
Hockey India picks 34 core probables for Asian Games women's national camp
Hockey India picks 34 core probables for Asian Games women's national camp

The camp will conclude on September 18 ahead of the prestigious Hangzhou Asian Games, scheduled to start on September 23.

  • Saturday, 12 August 2023
Hockey India names 18-member men's squad for Asian Champions Trophy 2023
Hockey India names 18-member men's squad for Asian Champions Trophy 2023

The Asian Champions Trophy will also serve as a preparation event for the Hangzhou Asian Games 2023.

  • Tuesday, 25 July 2023
Hockey stars from Odisha felicitated for their performances at Men's Junior Asia Cup
Hockey stars from Odisha felicitated for their performances at Men's Junior Asia Cup

The local heroes from Odisha, Amandeep Lakra, Sudeep Chirmako and Sunit Lakra were felicitated and presented a cash award of Rs. 2 lakh each. All three players are from Sports Hostel Rourkela (Panposh).

  • Saturday, 17 June 2023
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Hockey India names 24-member national men's squad for FIH Hockey Pro League

This will be the team's first outing under newly-appointed Chief Coach Craig Fulton while the team will continue to be led by ace dragflicker and defender Harmanpreet Singh and Vice Captained by the prolific midfielder Hardik Singh.

  • Monday, 15 May 2023
Hockey India names 20-member women's team for Australia Tour
Hockey India names 20-member women's team for Australia Tour

The team for the Australia tour will be led by ace goalie Savita Punia, who was recently bestowed with the Balbir Singh Sr Hockey India Player of the Year (2022) Award. She will be ably assisted by Deep Grace Ekka as vice-captain.

  • Monday, 08 May 2023
Hockey India names team for Men's Junior Asia Cup in Oman
Hockey India names team for Men's Junior Asia Cup in Oman

This will be a qualifying event for the forthcoming FIH Junior Men's World Cup in Malaysia this December and will see India grouped in pool A along with nemesis Pakistan, Japan, Thailand and Chinese Taipei while Korea, Malaysia, Oman, Bangladesh and Uzbekistan are grouped in pool B.

  • Thursday, 04 May 2023
Craig Fulton
Craig Fulton new chief coach of Indian men’s hockey team

The 48-year-old South African, with nearly 25 years of coaching experience, will join the team at the earliest upon completing formalities.

  • Friday, 03 March 2023
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