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

Hockey: India beat Netherlands 2-1

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   2:44 pm
Amsterdam, Aug 15 (IANS) India's hockey team overcame home side the Netherlands 2-1 here in the Robo Super Series, part of India's tour of Europe. View More..

India stun Netherlands 4-3 in hockey

    Updated On : Aug 13,2017   10:20 pm
Waalwijk (The Netherlands), Aug 13 (IANS) Captain Manpreet Singh's brace helped India beat home side Netherlands 4-3 here on Sunday in a thrilling hockey encounter of the Robo Super Series, part of Indias tour of Europe. View More..

Harmanpreet, Pujara, Thangavelu in Arjuna Awards list

    Updated On : Aug 03,2017   5:44 pm
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur and Cheteshwar Pujara along with Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu were among 17 sportspersons selected for the prestigious Arjuna Awards this year. View More..

East Bengal honours Dhanraj Pillay with 'Bharat Gaurav'

    Updated On : Aug 01,2017   10:30 pm
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay was on Tuesday honoured by East Bengal football club on its foundation day here with its highest award, Bharat Gaurav. View More..

Hockey: Six new players included for Europe tour

    Updated On : Jul 28,2017   2:58 pm
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) As many as six youngsters have been included in the 18-member Indian mens team for the tour of Belgium and Netherlands that is slated to begin from August 9. View More..

No HIL in 2018, promises to be back in 2019

    Updated On : Jul 25,2017   6:34 pm
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Hockey India on Tuesday decided to postpone the sixth edition of the lucrative Hockey India League (HIL) to 2019, citing that the dates in 2018 clashed with the Indoor World Cup, which may bar foreign players' participation in it. View More..

Indian hockey eves lose to Ireland, finish 8th at HWL Semis

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   5:20 pm
Johannesburg, July 22 (IANS) India conceded two goals in as many minutes in the final quarter as they lost 1-2 to Ireland in the 7th/8th placement match of the Womens Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final here on Saturday. View More..

Japan beat India at women's HWL

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   8:12 pm
Johannesburg, July 20 (IANS) Japan beat India 2-0 in a Women's Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final match here on Thursday to secure a chance to qualify for next year's Women's World Cup. View More..

Indian hockey eves tamed by England in HWL Semi-Final

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   10:18 pm
Johannesburg, July 18 (IANS) India were outclassed by England 1-4 in a quarter-final of the Womens Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final here on Tuesday. View More..

Women's HWL: Indian eves go down to Argentina

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   12:54 am
Johannesburg, July 17 (IANS) India lost 0-3 to title contenders Argentina in their last group stage encounter at the Women's Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final here on Sunday. View More..

Preeti's lone goal takes Indian eves to quarters of HWL Semi-Final

    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   6:18 pm
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) Ace forward Preeti Dubey's brilliant goal in the 38th minute helped the Indian women's hockey team register a 1-0 win against Chile to advance to the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League Semi Final here on Wednesday. View More..

US beat India 4-1 in women's HWL Semi-Final

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   3:24 pm
Johannesburg, July 11 (IANS) The US women's hockey team made a powerful comeback to score three goals in the final 20 minutes as they beat India 4-1 in their second Pool B match in the women's Hockey World League Semi-Final here. View More..

15-year-old Bengal sub-junior hockey player dead

    Updated On : Jul 10,2017   11:32 pm
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Fifteen-year-old Bengal sub-junior hockey player Siddharth Kharwar died at his residence in Gorakhpur after a bout of sickness, according to information received by Bengal Hockey Association here on Monday. View More..

Indian eves play draw with South Africa in HWL Semis

    Updated On : Jul 09,2017   12:00 am
Johannesburg, July 8 (IANS) Brilliant goal-keeping by Savita saw India hold hosts South Africa 0-0 in their first match at the Women's Hockey World League Semi Final here on Saturday. View More..

Upbeat India take on South Africa in women's HWL

    Updated On : Jul 07,2017   7:44 pm
Johannesburg, July 7 (IANS) India will take on South Africa in their first pool B match here on the opening day of the Womens Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final on Saturday. View More..

Hockey India lodges complaint to FIH about Sardar's case

    Updated On : Jul 06,2017   7:50 pm
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has lodged an official complaint to International Hockey Federation (FIH) about the ill-timing of former captain Sardar Singh's interrogation by Yorkshire police during the Hockey World League in London last month in relation to a year-old sexual assault case filed by an England international hockey player of Indian-origin. View More..

Lessons for Indian team from Hockey World League (News Analysis)

    Updated On : Jul 02,2017   3:04 pm
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Despite thrashing arch rivals Pakistan twice by big margins, the Indian team's campaign at the recently concluded Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Finals in London was largely a disappointing experience. View More..

Indian eves confident ahead of HWL Semi-Final

    Updated On : Jun 30,2017   2:16 pm
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India women's team chief coach Sjoerd Marijne and skipper Rani sounded an optimistic note ahead of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final to be held in Johannesburg from July 8. View More..

Dhanraj Pillay to be conferred East Bengal club's Bharat Gaurav award

    Updated On : Jun 27,2017   4:52 pm
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Former India hockey skipper Dhanraj Pillay will be conferred East Bengal football club's highest honour -- Bharat Gaurav -- on its foundation day ceremony on August 1, the club's assistant general secretary Shanti Ranjan Dasgupta said. View More..

India settle for sixth place in HWL Semis

    Updated On : Jun 25,2017   6:52 pm
London, June 25 (IANS) India had to settle for the sixth place after going down to Canada 2-3 in a fifth-sixth place match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final here on Sunday. View More..