Hockey in India


  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

Rupinder to lead Delhi Waveriders in HIL 2017

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   4:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhi Waveriders on Thursday named seasoned drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh as captain for the upcoming fifth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL), starting January 21. View More..

Berlin to host Hockey Indoor World Cup 2018

    Updated On : Jan 18,2017   5:30 pm
Berlin, Jan 18 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Wednesday announced that Berlin will host the Hockey Indoor World Cup 2018 between February 7-11. View More..

Defender Lakra aims to return to vintage form in HIL

    Updated On : Jan 18,2017   5:24 pm
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Seasoned defender Birendra Lakra aims to hit full throttle in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL), starting from January 21, as he continues his comeback process after a knee surgery. View More..

Punjab Warriors include Dutch drag-flicker Van der Weerden for HIL

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   7:32 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) Dutch star drag-flicker Mink van der Weerden has replaced injured Australian Chris Ciriello in the Jaypee Punjab Warriors team for the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL), starting on January 21. View More..

HIL demands adapting in a short time: UP Wizards' Peillat

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   5:04 pm
Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) Argentine star drag-flicker Gonzalo Peillat says the beauty of playing in the Hockey India League (HIL) lies in the challenge of fitting into a team in a short span of time, apart from the financial benefits. View More..

Indian hockey is back to top, feels British star Jackson

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   4:52 pm
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Britain's hockey star Ashley Jackson reckons that the new crop of Indian players can be lethal in the international stage and the recent success has only added to their confidence. View More..

Dabang Mumbai join hands with Hockey Australia

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   4:28 pm
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Hockey India League (HIL) franchise Dabang Mumbai has joined hands with Hockey Australia to promote the sport at the grassroots level in the city with a programme named 'Hookin2Hockey, it was announced on Thursday. View More..

India can win a 2020 Olympic hockey medal: Germany forward Ruhr

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   3:20 pm
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Germany's star forward Christopher Ruhr on Thursday heaped praise on the Indian hockey team, saying the 2014 Asian Games champions are one of the best contenders for a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. View More..

Kalinga Lancers' Sanjeep charged up for HIL debut

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   5:16 pm
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India's Under-18 hockey team skipper Nilam Sanjeep Xess, who is making his Hockey India League (HIL) debut in the upcoming edition, on Wednesday said playing in the cash-rich league will go a long way in helping him improve his overall game. View More..

India captain Sreejesh included in FIH athletes' committee

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   4:32 pm
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team captain P.R. Sreejesh was on Wednesday nominated as a member of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) athletes' committee by the global body's executive board. View More..

Craig wants to use HIL money to pay university fees

    Updated On : Jan 09,2017   12:54 pm
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Kalinga Lancers Australian recruit Tom Craig on Monday said he cannot wait to be a part of the upcoming Hockey India League (HIL) from January 21, adding he wanted to utilise the money earned at the HIL auction to pay his university fees. View More..

Looking to break jinx: UP Wizards's Raghunath

    Updated On : Jan 07,2017   3:56 pm
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Indian ace drag-flicker and defender V.R. Raghunath on Saturday said the Uttar Pradesh Wizards will be looking to break the jinx and will try to enter the final of the Hockey India League (HIL) edition starting from January 21. View More..

Sahara extends sponsorship deal with Hockey India until 2021

    Updated On : Jan 05,2017   2:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Sahara Group on Thursday renewed its association with Hockey India (HI) by signing a sponsorship deal extending till 2021. View More..

7th women's Sub Junior Hockey Nationals from January 4

    Updated On : Jan 03,2017   8:18 pm
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The 7th women's Sub Junior National Hockey Championship will begin from Wednesday in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram. The annual event will feature 20 teams in A Division and 20 teams in B Division. View More..

Mandeep reveals how HIL helped him overcome English problem

    Updated On : Jan 02,2017   5:16 pm
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Indian young striker Mandeep Singh has revealed how playing in the Hockey India League (HIL) has helped several young players pick up the English language, which also helped them erase the communication gap in international matches. View More..

Mixture of improvements, good results for Indian hockey (2016 in Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 31,2016   3:06 pm
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Indian hockey in 2016 saw its process of improvements delivering results, marked by a silver medal at the FIH Champions Trophy and a perfect end to the year in the form of the Junior World Cup title after a gap of 15 years that enlightens future hopes. View More..

Warriors coach Dancer made me believe in my game: Armaan

    Updated On : Dec 30,2016   5:52 pm
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Rising star Armaan Qureshi on Friday credited his Hockey India League (HIL) franchise Jaypee Punjab Warriors' coach Barry Dancer for instilling confidence in him to perform in big matches. View More..

HIL stint key factor in India's Junior World Cup win

    Updated On : Dec 29,2016   4:42 pm
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Promising dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh on Thursday said playing in the Hockey India League (HIL) has helped youngsters like him overcome the fear of playing against tough opponents during India's successful campaign at the Junior World Cup in Lucknow. View More..

May be quitting IOA soon, says Batra

    Updated On : Dec 28,2016   6:42 pm
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Critising the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for appointing scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as honorary Life Presidents, IOA Associate Vice-President Narinder Batra on Wednesday said he might quit the Olympic body soon. View More..

Kolkata could play host to HIL, says SAI regional director

    Updated On : Dec 27,2016   7:04 pm
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) The Hockey India League (HIL) could soon be seen on the Sports Authority of India (SAI) training centre pitch here, its regional director Manmeet Singh Goindi said on Tuesday. View More..