Hockey in India

Indian-Hockey-Field-Team

  Hockey is the National Game of India. Hockey India is the Assistance of Sports Authority of India and Department of Sports, Government of India, has drawn out a long term development programme to train players and to provide overseas exposure besides regular international competition.

  Hockey in India has two teams Men Hockey Team and Women Hockey Team.The men hockey team was the successful team . The men's team was the first European team to be part of the International hockey federation. And in Olympic it won 8 Gold, one silver and 2 bronze medals. The tem won the first gold medal in Olympics in the year of 1928.In Olympics India team was unbeaten it won six gold medals in a row. Indian-Women-Hockey-Team

  The Indian women's Hockey team won three gold medals in 2002 Common Wealth games. They were Referred to as Golden Girl's for winning the Asia's Cup in the year of 2004. On June 27, 2009, India Women's team became the first winner of the women's Champions Challenge two in hockey history after they defeated Belgium 6-3 in the final in Kazan, Russia.

Hockey News

Indian Hockey Committee organised some tournaments in india.

Indian Hockey Committe Tournaments

  • All India MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament, Chennai[T.N]

  • All India Gurmeet Memorial Hockey Tournament, Chandigarh[Punjab]

  • IndianOil Surjit Hockey Tournament, Jalandhar[Punjab]

  • All India Chhatrapati Shivaji Hockey Tournament, Delhi

  • All India Aagha Khan Hockey Tournament, Mumbai[Maharashtra]

  • All India Bombay Gold Cup Hockey Tournament, Mumbai[Maharashtra]

  • All India Obaidullah Khan Gold Cup Hockey Tournament, Bhopal[M.P.]

  • All India Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament, Delhi

  • All India Lal Bahadur Shastri Hockey Tournament, Delhi

  • All India Sanjay Hockey Tournament, Delhi

  • All India K D singh Babu Memorial Invitational Prize Money Hockey Tournament, Lucknow[U.P.]

  • All India Ramesh Chander Memorial Hockey Tournament, Jalandhar[Punjab]

  • All India Liberals Hockey Tournament, Nabha

  • Indian-Hockey-Team-Incheon
  • All India Shri Shadilal Rajendra Lal Memorial Hockey Tournament, Shamli[U.P.]

  • All India Indira Gold Cup Hockey Tournament, Jammu[J & K]

  • All India Beighton Cup Hockey Tournament, Kolkata[W.B]

  • All India G.P.Kuppuswami Naidu Hockey Tournament, Kovilpatti[T.N.]

  • Senior National Hockey Tournament

  • Junior National Hockey Tournament

  • Sub-junior National Hockey Tournament

  • Amarjeet Singh Bola Memorial Hockey Tournament Chakdana,Nawanshahr,Punjab

  • Bundel Khand All India Hockey Tournament, Charkhari Mahoba (U.P.)

  • Republic All India Hockey Tournament, Katni, M.P.

  • All India Hockey Tournament,Damoh,M.P.

  • All India Hockey Tournament,Indore,M.P.

  • All India Hockey Tournament,Mhow,M.P.

  • All India Hockey Tournament,Ujjain,M.P.

  • Indian-Ice-Hockey-Team
  • All India Hockey Tournament,Tikamgarh,M.P.

  • All India Hockey Tournament,Ratlam,M.P.

  • All India Hockey Tournament,Khargon,M.P.

  • All India Hockey Tournament,Hoshangabad,M.P.

  • All India Hockey Tournament,Balaghat,M.P.

  • Bhagat Singh All India Hockey Tournament,Gwalior,M.P.

  • Kodava Hockey Festival

  • Dr. B.R.Ambedkar All India Hockey Tournament(under-16 Boys),Nagpur

  • Mahanth Raja Sarweshwer Das memoriol All India Hockey Tournament,Rajnandgaon,C.G.

Medals of Indian Field Hockey Team

Tournament Gold Silver Bronze Total
Olympic 8 1 2 11
Asian Games 2 9 2 13
Asia Cup 2 4 1 7
World Cup 1 1 1 3
Champions Trophy 0 0 1 1

Abhijit Sarkar appointed Asian hockey body's Vice Chairman

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   6:18 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Abhijit Sarkar as its new Vice Chairman and also the Chairman of the AHF Commercial and TV Committee with immediate effect. View More..

HIL: Punjab Warriors pip UP Wizards 1-0 but out of semis race

    Updated On : Feb 20,2017   9:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Defending champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors edged Uttar Pradesh Wizards 1-0 but couldn't keep themselves in contention to reach the semi-finals of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji Stadium here on Monday. View More..

HIL: Delhi, UP Wizards play draw, move closer towards semis

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   9:22 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards played out a 1-1 draw as they moved towards qualifying for the semi-finals of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Kalinga thrash Punjab 7-0 to enter HIL semis

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   9:44 pm
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) A determined Kalinga Lancers qualified for the semi-finals of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) as they whipped past defending champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors 7-0 at the Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Delhi hammer Punjab Warriors 6-1 in HIL; jump to third spot

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   8:58 pm
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Delhi Waveriders hammered Jaypee Punjab Warriors 6-1 to jump to the third spot and consign the defending champions to the bottom of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Hockey Stadium here on Friday. View More..

Uttar Pradesh Wizards beat Ranchi Rays 4-0 in HIL

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   8:48 pm
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Wizards defeated Ranchi Rays 4-0 in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium here on Thursday View More..

HIL: Skipper Fuchs' late goal guides Mumbai to 3-2 win over Delhi

    Updated On : Feb 15,2017   9:24 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Skipper Florian Fuchs last-minute goal helped table-toppers Dabang Mumbai edge past Delhi Waveriders 3-2 in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

After football, Tata Trusts focus on grassroots hockey

    Updated On : Feb 15,2017   5:38 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) After setting up grassroots-level talent-hunt programmes in remote parts of the country for budding footballers, Tata Trusts have set their eyes on unearthing future hockey stars in Maoist-hit Jharkhand. View More..

Darren Smith named new head coach of New Zealand hockey team

    Updated On : Feb 14,2017   7:30 pm
Auckland, Feb 14 (IANS) Former international Darren Smith was on Tuesday named the new head coach of the New Zealand men's hockey team, succeeding Colin Batch, who left in December. View More..

HIL: Confident Delhi Waveriders take on Dabang Mumbai (Preview)

    Updated On : Feb 14,2017   3:30 pm
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Delhi Waveriders will aim to continue their winning spree in their bid to push for a spot in the semi-finals when they take on table toppers Dabang Mumbai in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

UPW down Punjab 6-2 in HIL tie

    Updated On : Feb 13,2017   8:52 pm
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Wizards (UPW) produced an excellent performance to beat Punjab Warriors 6-2 in a Hockey India League (HIL) contest here on Monday evening. View More..

Hockey: Child's late goal helps Delhi see off spirited Kalinga 6-4

    Updated On : Feb 12,2017   9:30 pm
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Simon Child's field goal at the death helped Delhi Waveriders overcame a riveting comeback from Kalinga Lancers 6-4 in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Kemperman's strike seals crucial win for Mumbai over Punjab in HIL

    Updated On : Feb 11,2017   9:02 pm
Chandigarh, Feb 11 (IANS) Robert Kemperman's field goal at the death helped Dabang Mumbai pip defending champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors 2-1 to take a giant step towards qualifying for the semi-finals of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

HIL: Kalinga Lancers, UP Wizards play 2-2 draw

    Updated On : Feb 10,2017   9:22 pm
Lucknow, Feb 10 (IANS) Gonzalo Peillat's successful penalty corner conversion at the dead end helped Uttar Pradesh Wizards hold Kalinga Lancers 2-2 in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium here on Friday. View More..

Keeper Clemons' heroics help Punjab win against Ranchi in HIL tie

    Updated On : Feb 09,2017   9:42 pm
Chandigarh, Feb 9 (IANS) Heroic goalkeeping by Australian Tristan Clemons helped Jaypee Punjab Warriors inflict a double on Ranchi Rays with a 1-0 victory in the Hockey India League (HIL) here at the Hockey Stadium on Thursday. View More..

HIL: Mandeep scores twice as Delhi Waveriders thrash UP Wizards 8-1

    Updated On : Feb 08,2017   9:24 pm
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Delhi Waveriders tasted their first victory as they thrashed Uttar Pradesh Wizards 8-1, riding on twin strikes from Mandeep Singh, in the fifth edition of the Hockey India league (HIL) at the Shivaji Stadium here on Wednesday. View More..

Punjab Warriors pip Delhi Waveriders 3-2 in HIL

    Updated On : Feb 07,2017   10:24 pm
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Defending champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors edged past Delhi Waveriders 3-2 to jump to the fourth spot in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

Odisha government to boost infrastructure for Hockey World Cup in 2018

    Updated On : Feb 07,2017   7:54 pm
Bhubaneswar, Feb 7 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday decided to boost infrastructure and other facilities at Kalinga Stadium here to successfully host the Hockey World Cup in 2018. View More..

HIL: Delhi Waveriders to face Punjab Warriors on Tuesday (Preview)

    Updated On : Feb 06,2017   4:04 pm
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Hosts Delhi Waveriders are set to face defending champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the fifth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

Dabang Mumbai best Kalinga Lancers 5-2 in HIL

    Updated On : Feb 05,2017   9:06 pm
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) Dabang Mumbai thumped Kalinga Lancers 5-2 at the Kalinga stadium here on Sunday to take a crucial step towards reaching the semi-finals of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL). View More..