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Odisha CM inaugurates Naval Tata Hockey Academy

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated the Naval Tata Hockey Academy (NTHA), a high-performance centre that will groom the best hockey talents in the state into future national and international players. The academy has been opened at the Kalinga Stadium here to nurture sports talent in the state. “I am glad that […]

India drub Poland 3-1 in FIH Series Finals

Bhubaneswar: Skipper Manpreet Singh scored a brace as India beat Poland 3-1 in the ongoing FIH Series Finals hockey tournament, here on Friday. After a barren first quarter, Manpreet scored in the 21st and 26th minutes while drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh converted a penalty corner in the 36th minute to help the hosts record their second […]

FIH Men's Series Finals: USA stun South Africa 2-0 in opener

Bhubaneswar: United States of America thumped South Africa 2-0 in opening match of the hockey FIH Men’s Series Finals which kicked off at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar here today. Christian de Angelis (47) and Paul Singh (57) scored for the USA while shot stopper for the North American side Jonathan Klages was however adjudged […]

Two Odia players in 18-member Indian Hockey team for FIH Series

Bhubaneswar: Two players from Odisha, Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas have been selected in the 18-member Hockey team for FIH series scheduled to begin at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from June 6. The Indian team will be led by skipper Manpreet Singh while Birendra Lakra will hold the backline as the vice-captain. Harmanpreet Singh, […]

When Cyclone Fani devastated Twin City...

Bhubaneswar: The calamitous impact of cyclone Fani has brought the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar to a standstill for more than six hours after the extremely severe cyclonic storm hit Odisha on May 3. The residents of the capital city had never witnessed such devastating natural calamity in the last two decades, where mobile […]

Chennai City FC knock Bengaluru out of Super Cup at Kalinga Stadium

Bhubaneswar: I-League champions Chennai City FC underlined their might once again as they knocked holders Bengaluru FC out of the Super Cup with a 2-1 quarterfinal win at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday. Goals from Nestor Gordillo (15th) and Pedro Manzi (54th) put Chennai ahead before Sunil Chhetri – who had missed a penalty […]

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Odisha govt launches five new sports centres in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: To promote sports like badminton, athletics, weightlifting and football, the Odisha government launched five high-performance centres at Kalinga Stadium, here on Monday. The centres dedicated to badminton by Dalmia Bharat and Pullela Gopichand Badminton Foundation; athletics by Reliance Foundation, Athletics Federation of India and International Association of Athletics Federation; weightlifting by KJS Ahluwalia and […]

Hero Gold Cup: Team India upbeat after win against Iran, says Odia footballer Jabamani

Bhubaneswar: After the emphatic win against Iran in the opening match of the Hero Gold Cup at Kalinga Stadium, the Indian Women’s Football team is confident to put up a superb show in the tournament, said Odia footballer Jabamani Tudu after the match. Tudu, who became the first player from Odisha to play an international […]

Odisha Tennis Premier League concludes at Kalinga stadium

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Tennis Premier League (OTPL) concluded at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. While Kendrapara Contendors lifted the Champions trophy, Puri Wavers were runner-ups in the tournament. During the closing ceremony, Bhubaneswar North MLA Priyadarshi Mishra handed over the trophy and cash prize to the players. Kendrapara Contendors were honoured with the trophy […]

Utkal Open Tennis tournament concludes at Kalinga stadium

Bhubaneswar: The ongoing Utkal Open Tennis tournament at the Kalinga stadium concluded on Sunday. Grabbing two titles, Anshu Kumar Bhuyan emerged as the champion of both men’s singles and doubles’ event whereas Rutuparna Choudhury claimed the title in the women’s singles event. Among others, Sonali Mohanty became the champion in the Under-14 girl’s category, Stevan […]

Indian Open Gateball Championship to kick off at Kalinga Stadium from Dec 21

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of a successful Hockey World Cup that helped promote Odisha in sports sector across the globe, another international sporting event, the ‘Indian Open Gateball Championship’ will kick off at the Kalinga Stadium here from December 21, 2019. The championship will continue till December 23, 2019. Indian Gateball Union which organises […]

Hockey WC: Australia thrash England to settle for bronze

Bhubaneswar: Tom Craig scored thrice while Jeremy Hayward’s brace helped Australia thrash England 8-1 in the bronze medal match of the Hockey World Cup here on Sunday. Australia controlled the proceedings right from the start. England found the back of the net in the 45th minute via Barry Middleton. For Australia, apart from Craig (ninth […]

HWC 2018 Final: Fans upbeat over Belgium-Netherlands clash

Bhubaneswar: The excitement among fans has reached the zenith ahead of final of the on-going Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here today. The Netherlands and Belgium will lock horns with each other in the final of the mega tournament which saw participation of 16 top teams from across the globe. Earlier […]

Sachin Tendulkar to witness Hockey WC final at Kalinga Stadium

Bhubaneswar: Proving that his heart too beats for hockey, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will be flying down to Bhubaneswar to witness the final match of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at Kalinga Stadium tomorrow. The master blaster today took to Twitter to confirm his presence for the final match. He also congratulated Odisha Chief Minister […]

HWC 2018: England to face Belgium, Australia to play against Netherlands in semis

Bhubaneswar: Top four teams of the world Australia, Belgium, England and Netherlands will lock horns with each other to book a place in the finals of the on-going Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here today. While Belgium will take on England in the first semi-final, Australia will face the Netherlands in […]

Tricolour in hands that once wielded guns; surrendered Maoists enjoy Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar: The hands which once wielded guns today had the Indian flag and the excitement was clearly visible on the faces of surrendered naxals, who were invited to watch the on-going Hockey Men’s World Cup at Kalinga Stadium. Several of these surrendered rebels once had a cash bounty on their head and now are trying […]

HWC2018: Stick to plan & make quick decisions, Sardar Singh to team India

Bhubaneswar: With only a few hours left for the crucial India-Netherlands quarterfinal tie in the Hockey Men’s World Cup, former Indian captain Sadar Singh today advised the men in blue to stick to the game plan. In an exclusive interview to OTV, Singh stated that both India and the Netherlands are playing good Hockey and […]

HWC 2018: It's India Vs Netherlands, Belgium Vs Germany in quarters

Bhubaneswar: Netherlands thrashed Canada 5-0 while Belgium hammered Pakistan in the crossover matches of the Hockey World Cup to qualify for the quarter-finals here on Tuesday. Netherlands will now face India in the quarters on Thursday while Belgium will take on Germany. In the first match of the day where Belgium hammered Pakistan 5-0, Belgium […]

Hockey World Cup: Netherlands, Belgium in quarters

Bhubaneswar: Netherlands thrashed Canada 5-0 while Belgium hammered Pakistan in the crossover matches of the Hockey World Cup to qualify for the quarter-finals here on Tuesday. Netherlands will now face India in the quarters on Thursday while Belgium will take on Germany. In the first match of the day where Belgium hammered Pakistan 5-0, Belgium […]

Hope India, Pakistan will regain glory in hockey: Pak envoy

Bhubaneswar: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood on Monday said organising events like Men’s Hockey World Cup in the subcontinent would help India and Pakistan regain the past glory in the sport. “There was a time when either India or Pakistan would reach the finals of any hockey tournament… It’s a past now. I […]

India will play better in knockout games: Former Odisha hockey player Roselin

Bhubaneswar: As the competition gets tougher in the ongoing Men’s Hockey World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here, sports pundits have now started to speculate team India’s prospects of good performance in the upcoming matches. In an exclusive interview to OTV, former International hockey player from Odisha, Roselin Dung Dung sounded confident of a superb […]

Hockey World Cup 2018: England ease past NZ 2-0 to meet Argentina in quarters

Bhubaneswar: England outclassed New Zealand 2-0 in the first crossover match of the Men’s Hockey World Cup here at the Kalinga Stadium on Monday. England, who will now take on Olympic champions Argentina in the first quarterfinal on Wednesday, scored their first goal in the 25th minute as Will Calnan got on the scoresheet with […]

Confident of a better performance by team India against Canada: Roshan Minz

Bhubaneswar: All eyes will be on hosts India as they take on Canada in their final Pool C match in the Hockey Men’s World Cup to be played at Kalinga Stadium today. As the team India will be looking to seal direct quarterfinal berth, hockey player Roshan Minz in an exclusive interview to OTV stated […]

India will play differently against Canada: Harendra

Bhubaneswar: Having given a good account of themselves in the draw against mighty Belgium in their previous match, India will face another crucial encounter when they take on potentially tricky Canada in their last Pool C game here on Saturday. With four points each from two matches, both India and Belgium are favourites to advance […]

Men's Hockey World Cup: Different coaches, striking similarity

Bhubaneswar: In case you are too engrossed in men’s Hockey World Cup in Odisha and the players fighting out on the striking blue astro turf; here’s an interesting fact about the brains that run the show from the touchline. Very few know that the coaches of several teams share a strikingly common trait – as […]