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Four defenders from Odisha secure berth for National Hockey Camp

New Delhi: After ending the year with a bronze medal at the Hockey World League (HWL) Final in Bhubaneswar, the Indian mens team will report for a 10-day national camp, starting at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru, from Thursday. Four defenders from Odisha Birendra lakra, Amit Rohidas, Dipsan Tirkey and Nilam Sanjeep Xess have […]

Indian women's hockey team's national camp starts Wednesday

Bengaluru: After a successful 2017 season, the Indian women’s hockey team will regroup under chief coach Harendra Singh for the 21-day national camp starting at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) campus here from Wednesday. The camp will lay the foundation for a crucial year for the women who will take part in the Commonwealth […]

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 […]

Indian hockey teams end year on 6th and 10th position

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 […]

Australia emerges champion in HWL Final

Bhubaneswar: Drag-flicker Blake Govers struck two minutes from time as defending champions Australia edged past Argentina 2-1 to win the title in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. Govers struck to the left of Argentine goalkeeper Juan Vivaldi in the 58th minute after Australia saw Jeremy Hayward’s penalty […]

Understanding between Odisha players must improve: Olympian Lazarus Barla

Bhubaneswar: Despite India not doing well so far in the Men’s Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar, the craze for the sport is at its peak in the Temple City. Odishatv.in invited Olympian Lazarus Barla to visit its News Room. We had a quick chat with him about the tournament and the performance of the […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]

Dipsan and Amit will do well in Hockey World League Final: Odia Coach Kalu Charan Choudhury

Bhubaneswar: With less than a week remaining for Men’s Hockey World League Final, hockey fever has gripped Bhubaneswar at the moment. Three players from Odisha are going to represent the Indian team in this tournament. Ahead of the tourney, we met senior hockey coach from Odisha Kalu Charan Choudhury at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar for an […]

Team India starts practice in Bhubaneswar ahead of Hockey World League Final

Bhubaneswar: After arriving in Bhubaneswar yesterday, the Indian men’s hockey team has started its practice at Kalinga Stadium ahead of the Men’s Hockey World League Final. The Manpreet Singh-led side started their special practice session at the main turf of the hockey complex here. The players, including three from Odisha, were seen sweating it out […]

Hockey: India beat Malaysia to win Asia Cup for 3rd time

Dhaka: India underlined their continental supremacy as they overcame a fighting Malaysia 2-1 in the final here on Sunday to win the Asia Cup hockey championship for the third time. Ramandeep Singh (3rd minute) and Lalit Upadhyay (29th) scored for the 2014 Asian Games gold medallists India. Shahril Saabah (50th minute) scored the reducer for […]

Dipsan Tirkey to get 25th Ekalabya Puraskar

Bhubaneswar: Hockey player Dipsan Tirkey will receive the prestigious 25th Ekalabya Puraskar 2017, instituted by Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT), the charitable wing of the IMFA Group. Tirkey will receive a cash award of Rs 5 lakh and a citation at the Ekalabya award function. He has found place in the 18-member Indian team […]

Odia hockey star Dipsan Tirkey eyes glory in home soil

Bhubaneswar: Odia hockey star Dipsan Tirkey has set his eyes on glory as he looks to cement his place in the national senior team for the World Hockey League (WHL) Finals scheduled in December in Bhubaneswar. Speaking exclusively to OTV, Dipsan narrated how he kicked off his career and what his ambitions are ahead of […]

Pakistan qualify for Hockey World Cup

Lahore: Former hockey powerhouse Pakistan qualified for a major tournament after a gap of eight years when they made the cut for the mens World Cup 2018, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced on Thursday. Pakistan, the record World Cup winners, had missed out on the 2014 World Cup in The Hague, the Netherlands, and their […]

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Hockey: New Zealand beat Indian eves in series opener

Pukekohe: Hosts New Zealand handed India a 4-1 drubbing in the first of the five-match women’s hockey series which began here at the Rosa Birch Park in Pukekohe here on Sunday. Anupa Barla (31st minute) was the lone scorer for India while for the hosts, Jordan Grant (13th), Olivia Merry (23rd), Rachael McCann (43rd), Deanna […]

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Five Odisha girls in hockey squad to play 5-match series against NZ

New Delhi: Odisha girls Deep Grace Ekka, Sunita Lakra, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz and Anupa Barla will be playing the five-match upcoming Test series against New Zealand, starting from May 14 at Midlands. Striker Rani Rampal will skipper the 20-member Indian women’s hockey squad. Veteran defender Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, who is making a comeback after […]

Bhubaneswar to host hockey World League Final 2017, World Cup 2018

Bhubaneswar: The capital city will host the men’s hockey World League Final 2017 and World Cup 2018, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the government of Odisha confirmed on Monday. It was also confirmed that Odisha will be the title sponsor of both events. As a result, the official event titles will be the Odisha […]

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Jasjit's brace fires India to 3-2 victory over Malaysia

Antwerp: Jasjit Singh Kular converted two penalty corners in the final quarter to send India to the last four stage of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final as the 2014 Asian Games champions overcame a fighting Malaysia with a 3-2 victory in the quarter-final here yesterday. Satbir Singh gave world No.9 India the lead in […]

Japanese men’s hockey team arrives in Bhubaneswar for test series

Bhubaneswar: The Japanese men’s hockey team arrived at Bhubaneswar today for the upcoming test series with India which is scheduled to be held from May 3 at Kalinga Stadium. The Indian team is expected to arrive later in Bhubaneswar today. The test series between India and Japan will be in preparation of the all-important FIH […]

India women go down 0-3 to United States

The Indian women's hockey team were once again drubbed by the US, losing 0-3 in the 5-8 position classification match of the Hawke's Bay Cup here today

We will play to our strengths in Hawke’s Bay Cup: Toppo

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Indian women hockey midfielder Namita Toppo on Wednesday said the team will look to play to its strengths in the Hawke’s Bay Cup to be held in New Zealand from April 11 to 19. The tournament will witness India, Argentina, Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, USA and New Zealand fighting […]

Indian coach best option for team: Dhanraj Pillay

New Delhi: Unhappy that a Dutch has been made the new chief coach for the men’s national team, legendary hockey player Dhanraj Pillay said an Indian would have been the best option for the post. In association with Hockey India (HI), the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has named that Paul van Ass will take […]

Tickets for Champions Trophy semifinal matches sold out

The tickets for tomorrow's semifinal matches of Hero Men's Champions Trophy, including the clash between arch rivals India and Pakistan, have been sold out, the organisers said on Friday