Excited for the 2023 Hockey Men's World Cup? The hockey cradle of India – Sundargarh district – is going global next year thanks to the initiative of making steel city of Odisha one of the host cities of the World Cup scheduled in January 2023. The state government is constructing country's largest hockey stadium in Rourkela for the biggest hockey festival. Take a look.
After inspecting various facilities at the stadium, the delegation is said to have held a discussion with the State Sports Secretary
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik undertook a ground assessment of the works for the indoor athletic stadium project at the Kalinga Stadium complex in Bhubaneswar on Monday.
India colts paid the price of playing defensive hockey in the first half as they lost 2-4 against an aggressive Germany in the second semifinal of the FIH Odisha Men's Junior Hockey World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
Argentina scripted a narrow win over France in the first semifinal to make it to the final of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
In the case of any sporting event between India and Pakistan, it is not just competition but a rivalry that always goes down the books by producing some memorable encounters in history. Despite this hostility, love and friendship between the neighbours is always a joy to watch.
Ultimate showcase of young Hockey talent – the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup – kicked off in Bhubaneswar Kalinga Stadium on November 24. The much-anticipated tournament which will see 16 top teams from across the globe vie for the title, was declared open by his Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal. In a shocking result, defending champions India were rendered clueless in their opening encounter as they went down 4-5 against a low-ranked France. Belgium, South Africa, Malaysia, Chile, Germany, Pakistan, Canada and Poland also started their campaign on the opening day of the tournament.
India's preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics will begin with the mega sporting spectacle -- FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup -- which is all set to kick-start on Wednesday.
Pakistan have a controversial history of playing in Bhubaneswar and the local hockey fans still remember the aggressive and obscene behaviour of the Pakistan senior team members after their win against hosts India in the 2014 Champions Trophy at the Kalinga Stadium.
To provide training at par with the coaching needed to crack various national and state level exams, he has innovated various equipment to help the aspirants achieve the level of fitness, endurance and strength.
The Hockey India and International Hockey Federation (FIH) have jointly decided to hold the marquee quadrennial tournament under closed doors
Monday evening (Oct 11), a bike-borne youth was brutally attacked by over 10 armed miscreants at Kalinga Stadium square in Bhubaneswar.
The incident on the busy road occurred at a time when people across the Capital city are active with the festive shopping and the market places, as well as roads, are bustling with crowd and the Commissionerate Police was gearing up to impose night curfew in the Capital City after 8PM.
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 Australian delegation also visited the Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance Centre that trains over 100 boy and girl cadets for the elite level.
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