Tag: Hockey World League Final

Throwback 2017: A year to remember for Odisha sports

Odisha has always produced some of the best sporting personalities and so it did in 2017. But what left an indelible impression on the sporting year for the state was the Asian Athletics Championships in July. Right from the word go, the event remained the cynosure of all eyes and it did exceed expectations on […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Bhubaneswar all set for HWL Final, packed-house expected at Kalinga Stadium

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. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Three players from Odisha eager to do well in Hockey World League Final

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
HWL Final: CM awards Rs 10 lakh to each Indian player

Bhubaneswar: Aimed at encouraging the players of Indian team who bagged a bronze medal winning against a spirited Germany at the Hockey World League (HWL) Final here, the State government awarded Rs 10 lakh cash prize to each member of the winning team and Rs 5 lakh to support staff. CM Naveen Patnaik congratulated them […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
HWL Final: Dixon asks England to be watchful of Odia players Dipsan, Rohidas

Bhubaneswar: Expecting a tight face-off with team India during the Hockey World League clash on Sunday, England midfielder Adam Dixon has asked his teams attackers to be wary of young Indian defenders Dipsan Tirkey and Amit Rohidas, who he played alongside in Kalinga Lancers and also won the Hockey India League (HIL) title in 2017. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
HWL Final: Argentina beat India to reach final

Bhubaneswar: Olympic 2016 champions Argentina rode on a penalty corner strike by Gonzalo Peillat to defeat India 1-0 in the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final here on Friday. Peillat struck a fiery blow to the right corner of the post in the 17th minute to help Argentina enter the final for the first time […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
HWL Final: India beats Belgium in penalty shootout

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
HWL Final: England beat India 3-2

Bhubaneswar: Samuel Ward struck a brace as England foiled an Indian fight-back to win 3-2 in a match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. England had taken a 2-0 lead through David Goodfield (25th minute) and Ward (43rd) but India wiped away the visitors’ advantage with […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021