Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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India women grace Vogue India issue

Vogue India has chosen India's hockey women as part of the magazine's November issue featuring its women of the year 2020. The squad, who have spent a large chunk of 2020 in lockdown at their Bengaluru camp, have seen their...

Robbie Fowler to use hockey in Indian adventure

Robbie Fowler, the former Liverpool footballer, has revealed he has been watching the FIH Pro League in lockdown to enhance his own coaching skills. Hockey has long been an influencer for football players and coaches and Fowler says that the...

David John resigns as Hockey India high performance director: report

David John, Hockey India’s high performance director, has reportedly resigned from his role just days after after his contract was renewed. According to reports in the Indian media, John, whose contract had been renewed until September 2021, quit his post...

Balbir Singh, Indian hockey icon, passes away aged 96

Indian hockey icon Balbir Singh, who won three Olympic golds as a player before becoming a coach and World Cup winner, has passed away aged 96. Singh had battled a prolonged illness and died in Chandigarh on Monday. He won three...

Manpreet Singh becomes first Indian for 20 years to claim FIH award

Manpreet Singh became the first Indian to win the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) player of the year award. The award capped a memorable 2019 season in which he led the side to Olympic qualification, while the 27-year-old midfielder became the...

Hockey Pro League: Belgium have ‘best corner routine in world’

Nico de Kerpel says Belgium have the best penalty corner routine in the world after topping the Pro League table in their away legs. The world champs beat India 3-2 on Sunday after the hosts lost on Saturday. The Red...

India Hockey offered double profits to get 2023 World Cup

Exclusive | By Shahbaz M India’s promise to the International Hockey Federation (FIH) of generating two times more revenue than their closest bid rival ensured they got the hosting rights for the 2023 World Cup. The FIH’s decision to host back-to-back...

India and Spain-Holland awarded 2022 and 2023 Hockey World Cups

India have been awarded the men's World Cup in 2023, the first time the showpiece event will be played in the same country for back-to-back editions. India beat off rival bids from Belgium, the current men's world champions, and Malaysia...

India men to join FIH Hockey Pro League for 2021 edition

India men will join the FIH Pro League in 2021 as an additional team, it can be confirmed. India men and women had originally been included as participatory Pro League teams before Hockey India pulled out of the global event...

Hockey India League to return in 2019

The Hockey India League looks set to return in 2019 featuring men's and women's teams and a shortened format. According to a Hockey India official, HIL is slated for after the completion of the FIH Pro League, between November and...
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