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

Australia captain Knowles to quit international hockey after CWG

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   3:44 pm
Brisbane, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia's talismanic captain Mark Knowles on Friday announced that he will retire from international hockey after the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in April. View More..

Hockey: Rani to lead Indian eves on South Korea tour

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   1:50 pm
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Ace striker Rani will lead a 20-member squad for the upcoming tour of South Korea -- between March 3 and 12 -- where they will play five matches against the hosts at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre in Seoul, Hockey India (HI) announced on Friday. View More..

Mandeep Mor, Sumit Junior, Shilanand new faces in national hockey squad

    Updated On : Feb 20,2018   2:58 pm
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Defender Mandeep Mor and forwards Sumit Kumar and Shilanand Lakra on Tuesday earned maiden call-ups to the Indian hockey squad, while veteran midfielder Sardar Singh returned and captain Manpreet Singh was rested for the 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to begin March 3 in Ipoh, Malaysia. View More..

Czech, Russia, Sweden, Canada power into men's hockey quarter-finals

    Updated On : Feb 18,2018   9:00 pm
PyeongChang (South Korea), Feb 18 (IANS) The Czech Republic, the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR), Canada and Sweden reached the quarter-finals of the men's ice hockey at the PyeongChang Olympics on Sunday. View More..

S. Korea hockey coach takes blame after Winter Olympics loss

    Updated On : Feb 17,2018   5:46 pm
Gangneung (South Korea), Feb 17 (IANS) South Korean men's Olympic hockey head coach Jim Paek put the blame squarely on his own shoulders after his squad was routed by Switzerland 0-8 on Saturday at the 2018 Winter Games. View More..

Odisha announces 5-year sponsorship of national hockey teams

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   7:02 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Odisha will sponsor the national men's and women's hockey teams for the next five years -- in a first-of-its-kind association, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Thursday. View More..

I want to be better than I was, vows Sreejesh upon returning from injury

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   6:38 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Seasoned goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh is determined to reach peak fitness and form in time when the key events start this year and promises to be a better player in order to boost the Indian hockey team in a busy year. View More..

'15000-seater Kalinga Stadium to be ready months before Hockey World Cup'

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   4:44 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) President Narinder Batra on Thursday said that Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Stadium, with an increased crowd capacity of 15,000, will be almost ready by July, months before it hosts the Hockey World Cup beginning on November 28. View More..

Odisha announces 5-year association to sponsor Hockey India

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   2:58 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Odisha government will sponsor Indian hockey teams - both men and women. On Thursday, it announced a first-of-its-kind association with Hockey India for the next five years. View More..

Odisha to sponsor national hockey teams for 5 years

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   1:00 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Odisha will sponsor the national men's and women's hockey teams for the next five years, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Thursday. View More..

Women's hockey coach Harendra to work on fitness, agility at national camp

    Updated On : Feb 14,2018   5:30 pm
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India's women's hockey chief coach Harendra Singh will demand improved fitness and agility when 34 players report for the national camp, which will begin in Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru on Friday. View More..

The team is raring to go: Indian hockey captain

    Updated On : Feb 12,2018   9:54 pm
Bengaluru, Feb 12 (IANS) With big-ticket events such as the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and Commonwealth Games lined up in what is going to be a busy year, India hockey skipper Manpreet Singh on Monday exuded confidence on his side to come good and win medals. View More..

Vandana hat-trick fires RSPB to women's hockey A Division title

    Updated On : Feb 11,2018   9:06 pm
Ranchi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Railway Sports Promotion Board outplayed Hockey Madhya Pradesh 4-0 in the final of the 8th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2018 (A Division) at the Astro Turf Hockey Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Khelo India: Odisha win boys' hockey title

    Updated On : Feb 08,2018   6:16 pm
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Odisha defeated Punjab 2-1 in the boys' hockey final at the Khelo India School Games here on Thursday. View More..

Punjab, Odisha in boys' hockey final in Khelo India

    Updated On : Feb 07,2018   9:28 pm
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Fancied Odisha had to wage a grim battle before ousting Uttar Pradesh via a penalty shoot-out to set up a summit clash with Punjab in the boys hockey competition at the Khelo India School Games here on Wednesday. View More..

FIH announces Hockey Pro League schedule

    Updated On : Feb 07,2018   3:36 pm
Lausanne, Feb 7 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has revealed the full schedule for the inaugural season of the Hockey Pro League which begins on January 19, 2019. View More..

Sandeep urges government to build physiotherapy and rehab centre (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Feb 07,2018   1:46 pm
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Recalling the struggles he faced during his comeback after being shot during a train journey in 2006, former India hockey team captain Sandeep Singh urged the sports ministry to work on building a world-class physiotheraphy and rehabiliatiion centre for athletes across all disciplines. View More..

Van Doren, Delfina named best hockey players of 2017

    Updated On : Feb 06,2018   6:24 pm
Berlin, Feb 6 (IANS) Belgium's defender Arthur Van Doren was named both Male Player of the Year and Rising Star of the Year, while Argentina's forward Delfina Merino was voted 2017 Female Player of the Year at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) awards ceremony. View More..

Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women's national camp

    Updated On : Jan 31,2018   5:38 pm
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday named 21 players for the Junior womens national camp starting Thursday at the Eklavya Sports Stadium in Agra. View More..

India lose to Belgium in final of 4 nations hockey meet

    Updated On : Jan 28,2018   5:52 pm
Hamilton, Jan 28 (IANS) India suffered a 0-3 loss via penalty shootout to Belgium after a 4-4 draw in regulation time in the final of the second leg of the Four Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament here on Sunday. View More..