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 Odisha government will continue to support the teams for another 10 years in recognition of their achievement and potential to be the top teams in the world, Patnaik said.
On Thursday, India Hockey Men's team scripted history with its podium finish at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo.
And after winning the rights to host the Hockey World Cup for the second time running in 2023, the first time any state has got the right to host the event twice in succession, Odisha has truly emerged as the newest hockey hub in the country.
Germany fought well in the third quarter but the Australian defence held strong. Germany had 12 shots at the goal while they made 20 circle penetrations while Australia had nine shots at the goal and just 10 circle entries.
Even though India's last of the eight Olympic gold medals came way back in 1980 Moscow Games, there were no semifinals in that edition as only six teams participated in the event.
Odia hockey player Deep Grace Ekka has been named as the Vice-Captain of Indian women's hockey team set to play at Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Former hockey centre-half Ravinder Pal Singh, a member of India's gold medal-winning team of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, passed away early on Saturday morning here. He was 62.
New Delhi: Applications are now open for the Hockey India’s online coaching education pathway level ‘basic’ coaching course, and interested people can enroll via an open forum. Hockey India had organised coaching education pathway level ‘basic’ coaching online course in September-October and December, and last month. It has once again called for applications of interested […]
Krefeld (Germany): Young Vivek Sagar Prasad scored a brace as the Indian men’s hockey team outclassed Germany 6-1 in its Europe tour opener to make an impressive return to international circuit following coronavirus-forced break. Vivek (27th, 28th minutes), Nilakanta Sharma (13th), Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (41st), Akashdeep Singh (42nd) and Harmanpreet Singh (47th) were the goal […]
New Delhi: Hockey India on Sunday announced that they will conduct the Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Level ‘1’ Coaching Course 2021 in New Delhi from January 29 to February 1 and Bhubaneswar from February 3 to 6. The interested applicants can enrol via an open forum link. Each of the candidates undertaking the course […]
Lausanne: The Indian men’s hockey team are placed at the fourth spot in the latest FIH team rankings while the women’s team are placed at the ninth position. Belgium men and the Netherlands women will finish the year at the top of the rankings, confirmed the International Hockey Federation on Monday. In the men’s rankings, […]
Bengaluru: India’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh and Varun Kumar have tested COVID-19 positive after reporting to the national hockey camp in Sports Authority of India’s National Centre of Excellence (NCOE) in Bengaluru along with the team. This was revealed since as a proactive step, SAI made it mandatory for all […]
New Delhi: Hockey India on Tuesday nominated national women’s team captain Rani Rampal for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while Vandana Kataria, Monika and Harmanpreet Singh were recommended for the Arjuna Award. For the Major Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement, the federation has recommended former India stalwarts R P Singh and Tushar […]
New Delhi: Hockey India on Tuesday said that it has invited expression of interest to host the 2021 National Championships as well as the inaugural Inter-Department National Championship and Academy National Championship. “While the deadline to express interest to host the 11th Hockey India National Championship 2021 is 11 May 2020, the deadline to express […]
New Delhi: Hockey India on Tuesday postponed all its rescheduled national championships indefinitely after the national lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic was extended till May 3. These tournaments were rescheduled to start on April 29 and continue till July 3 but have been suspended for now. “…Hockey India has taken a decision to postpone […]
New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday donated Rs 21 lakh to the Odisha Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to help the state fight the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. With the number of cases on the rise in Odisha, HI Executive Board took a unanimous decision to make the contribution in order to support the state government […]
New Delhi: Hockey captains Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal were on Tuesday nominated for Dhruv Batra Player of the Year award in male and female category respectively by Hockey India for its third Annual Awards scheduled on March 8. A total prize money of Rs 1.30 crore along with trophies will be awarded to hockey […]
Bhubaneswar: India bounced back in style to beat title holders Australia 3-1 via a shoot-out in the second match of the two-leg FIH Pro League match here on Saturday. Both the teams were locked 2-2 at the end of regulation time at the Kalinga Stadium. India converted two penalty corners through Rupinder Pal Singh (25th […]
Bhubaneswar: India lost 3-4 to defending champions Australia but not before they put up a spirited display in their first match of the two-leg FIH Pro League encounter here on Friday. India were down 1-4 before the final quarter, but rallied to pull back as they sounded the board twice only to run out of […]
Bhubaneswar: After having faced two out of the top-3 ranked sides in their opening FIH Hockey Pro League 2020 encounters, World No 4 India will be facing World No 2 Australia in two intriguing ties here at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium on Friday and Saturday. With two wins against the Netherlands in January, and another […]
New Delhi: Two players from Odisha- Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas have found place in 24-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team for the FIH Pro League matches against Australia. Manpreet Singh will lead the Indian squad for the FIH Pro League matches scheduled to take place on February 21 and 22 at the Kalinga Stadium in […]
New Delhi: The Indian women’s hockey team’s upcoming tour of China has been cancelled due to deadly coronavirus outbreak, leaving Hockey India scrambling to find a new opponent. The team was supposed to be in China from March 14 to 25 as part of their preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. “Due to the outbreak […]
Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday directed the Centre and Hockey India to allow Hockey Odisha to participate in the upcoming senior national championships for men and women. While the men’s championship will be held in Jhansi from January 25, the women’s event will be held in Kollam from January 30, Hockey Odisha general […]
Bhubaneswar: India men’s hockey team will take on world No.3 the Netherlands in the FIH Pro League with an eye on the Tokyo Olympics here on Saturday. This will be India’s debut in the FIH Pro League after having missed the first edition. India will play Netherlands in two matches in their opening tie at […]