Zheng Jiali put China ahead in the 25th minute after a goalless first quarter. Vandana Katariya equalised for India in the 44th minute with a superb deflection off a penalty corner.
Deep Grace Ekka was one of the four women hockey players from Odisha to be a part of the triumphant Indian team in the Asia Cup 2017 campaign. Ekka brought laurels for the country with her contribution which ensured team’s automatic qualification for the next year’s World Cup scheduled at London. As the rising sports […]
London: Asian champions India powered past lower-ranked Italy with an easy 3-0 victory in a playoff here on Tuesday to set-up a quarter-final against Ireland in the Women’s Hockey World Cup. The quarter final game will be its first in last 40 years. World No 10 India produced a good all-round display and were helped […]
London: A confident India will fancy their chances against lower-ranked Italy when they meet in a quarter-final playoff of the Women’s Hockey World Cup here on Tuesday. India finished third in the Pool B with two points — behind top-ranked Ireland (six points) and second-placed England (five) and ahead of the United States (2) with […]
London: India qualified for the playoffs of the quarter-finals in the Women’s Hockey World Cup as they held higher-ranked United States 1-1 in their third and final Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Sunday. The Indian team displayed great character and a solid defensive structure throughout the match […]
London: After a below-par start to their women’s hockey World Cup campaign, India face a do-or-die situation against a higher-ranked United States in their final Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Sunday. With one draw (1-1 against England), one loss (0-1) against Ireland, India are placed third in […]
London: Ireland sealed their place in the women’s hockey World Cup quarter-finals with a game to spare after edging past higher-ranked India 1-0 in their second Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Thursday. For World No.16 Ireland, Anna O’Flanagan’s goal in the opening quarter was enough for them […]