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

Junior Hockey World Cup: India thrash minnows Canada

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   10:08 pm
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) India thrashed minnows Canada 4-0 to give their campaign at the 11th FIH Junior Hockey World Cup a rousing start here on Thursday. View More..

Junior Hockey World Cup: India thrash minnows Canada

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   9:22 pm
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) India thrashed minnows Canada 4-0 to give their campaign at the 11th FIH Junior Hockey World Cup a rousing start here on Thursday. View More..

Indo-Canadian hockey players feeling 'at home' in Junior World Cup

    Updated On : Dec 08,2016   3:24 pm
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) The Canadian men's team that faces India in a Hockey Junior World Cup pool match here on Thursday has a strong desi flavour with as many as 13 Indian-origin players in the 18-man squad. View More..

Junior Hockey World Cup: India face Canada in campaign opener (Preview)

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   6:28 pm
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) India will be aiming to give their campaign a winning start when they take on minnows Canada in their first match of the 11th FIH Junior Hockey World Cup which starts here on Thursday. View More..

India, Pakistan placed in same pool in HWL Semi-Final

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   9:40 pm
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Arch-rivals India and Pakistan have been placed in the same pool in the 2016-17 Men's FIH Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final to be held here next June. View More..

Australia beat India 4-3 in hockey

    Updated On : Nov 30,2016   8:18 pm
Victoria (Australia), Nov 30 (IANS) Australia defeated India 4-3 in the final game of the two-match hockey series here on Wednesday. View More..

Pakistan blames India after ouster from junior hockey World Cup (Roundup)

    Updated On : Nov 29,2016   5:40 pm
New Delhi/Lahore, Nov 29 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has omitted Pakistan from the Junior World Cup to be held in Lucknow next month, prompting the country's federation to blame India for the debacle. View More..

India edge past Australia in first of two-match hockey rubber

    Updated On : Nov 29,2016   4:44 pm
Victoria, Nov 29 (IANS) A brace from striker Affan Yousuf and a goal from captain V.R. Raghunath helped India edge past Australia 3-2 to open their two-match hockey series here on Tuesday. View More..

India beat Malaysia 4-1 in hockey

    Updated On : Nov 27,2016   3:30 pm
Melbourne, Nov 27 (IANS) India defeated Malaysia 4-1 in the bronze medal play-off match at the Four Nations Invitational hockey tournament here on Sunday. View More..

New Zealand beat India 3-2 at Four Nations Invitational hockey meet

    Updated On : Nov 26,2016   3:50 pm
Melbourne, Nov 26 (IANS) India went down to New Zealand 2-3 in a hard fought encounter at the Four Nations Invitational hockey tournament here on Saturday. View More..

Koshy takes over as HI chief

    Updated On : Nov 25,2016   4:22 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Mariamma Koshy on Friday took over as the new president of Hockey India (HI), replacing previous incumbent Narinder Batra who has been appointed as the chief of the game's world governing body FIH. View More..

Hockey: Rupinder's double in vain as India lose to Australia 2-3

    Updated On : Nov 23,2016   6:34 pm
Melbourne, Nov 23 (IANS) Despite drag-flick specialist Rupinder Pal Singh scoring twice, India went down fighting 2-3 against Australia in a tense finish at the Four Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament here on Wednesday. View More..

HIL 2017 to begin on January 21

    Updated On : Nov 22,2016   3:38 pm
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday announced the schedule for the fifth edition of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) which will be held from January 21 to February 26. View More..

Batra can make world hockey big and popular (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : Nov 19,2016   7:36 pm
Narinder Dhruv Batra planned it all, to the last detail, to become the President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH). Once he has announced his candidature anyone who knew him from close quarters wagered on his victory. View More..

India name experienced squad for Junior Hockey World Cup

    Updated On : Nov 18,2016   7:40 pm
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) on Friday named an experienced 18-member squad for the Junior Hockey World Cup, being held in Lucknow from December 8 to 18. View More..

Sports Minister Goel congratulates FIH President Batra

    Updated On : Nov 18,2016   4:10 pm
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel on Friday congratulated the newly-appointed International Hockey Federation (FIH) President Narinder Batra. View More..

Dutch hockey legend Paumen retires

    Updated On : Nov 16,2016   6:12 pm
Amsterdam, Nov 16 (IANS) Penalty corner queen Maartje Paumen, the inspirational leader of the Netherlands women's hockey team that won the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games as well as the 2006 and 2014 World Cups, has announced her international retirement. View More..

Gurbaj, Ruhr emerge top buys in HIL auction

    Updated On : Nov 16,2016   5:00 pm
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Seasoned midfielder Gurbaj Singh and German forward Christopher Ruhr on Wednesday emerged as the most expensive players in the closed bid process for the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL), with Ranchi Rays spending $99,000 and $75,000 on them respectively. View More..

Priority for world hockey body is to expand base: Batra

    Updated On : Nov 15,2016   6:38 pm
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Narinder Batra, newly-elected President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), on Tuesday noted that his priority is to expand the number of hockey-playing nations across the globe and to increase revenue and fan base of the Olympic sport. View More..

Bengaluru to be HIL's seventh team in 2018

    Updated On : Nov 15,2016   4:14 pm
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Hockey India League (HIL) will have its seventh franchise in Bengaluru with the JSW Steel Group-owned outfit set to enter the fray in 2018, league chairman Narinder Batra announced on Tuesday. View More..