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: Sreejesh says players mentally tougher ahead of big season

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   4:42 pm
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) India's men's hockey team captain P.R. Sreejesh believes that they have grown mentally to handle tough situations as they begin a crucial season ahead with the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia, scheduled to begin from April 29. View More..

Rupinder says younsters ripe enough to thrive at Azlan Shah

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   7:34 pm
Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Ace drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh believes that the youngsters in the Indian squad have matured a lot during the 40-day national camp that will keep them in good stead when they will compete in the 26th Sultan of Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia. View More..

India hockey colts pull out of Johor Cup due to presence of Pakistan

    Updated On : Apr 14,2017   5:54 pm
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) on Friday announced its decision to not send the junior men's squad for the 2017 Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia, maintaining its stand of not competing in a tournament that features arch-foes Pakistan until receiving an unconditional apology for the neighbouring players' misbehaviours in the 2014 Champions Trophy. View More..

Junior hockey 'B' Division championship to begin on Friday in Bhopal

    Updated On : Apr 12,2017   6:22 pm
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Hockey India 7th Junior National Hockey Championship (Men) 'B' Division starts from April 14 at Bhopal's Aishbagh stadium, it was announced on Wednesday. View More..

Four debutants in national hockey squad

    Updated On : Apr 11,2017   6:48 pm
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Hockey India on Tuesday announced the senior national squad for the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup scheduled to begin in Ipoh, Malaysia on April 29. View More..

India pound China 11-0 to enter final of Asian school hockey meet

    Updated On : Apr 10,2017   10:08 pm
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) India registered a stunning 11-0 win against China in the semifinal at the 5th Asian School Hockey Championship at the Aishbagh Hockey Stadium here on Monday to move into the final to be played on Tuesday against Malaysia, who beat Singapore 12-1. View More..

Savita stars as India beat Chile in HWL Round 2 final

    Updated On : Apr 10,2017   1:14 pm
Vancouver, April 10 (IANS) Savita Punia's stunning display of goalkeeping helped India beat Chile in the final match of the Womens Hockey World League Round 2 here. View More..

Indian hockey eves hammer Belarus to enter final of HWL Round 2

    Updated On : Apr 09,2017   2:52 pm
West Vancouver, April 9 (IANS) Rani Rampal and Gurjit Kaur fired a brace each as India thumped Belarus 4-0 to set up a final against Chile in the women's Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2 here on Saturday. View More..

Young goalkeeper Karkera eager to play at senior level

    Updated On : Apr 08,2017   2:38 pm
Bengaluru, April 8 (IANS) Having received his first call-up to the probales list for the senior India squad, young goalkeeper Suraj Karkera is keen to improve his game as he prepares to stake his claim for a spot in the national team. View More..

Azlan Shah good platform for HWL preparations, says Manpreet

    Updated On : Apr 04,2017   3:06 pm
Bengaluru, April 4 (IANS) India star Manpreet Singh feels that the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is a great tournament to see where the national team stands ahead of the Men's Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final to be held in June. View More..

Forward Vandana takes India to HWL Round 2 semis

    Updated On : Apr 03,2017   12:48 pm
West Vancouver (Canada), April 3 (IANS) Riding on forward Vandana Katariya's stunning back-handed field goal, the Indian women's hockey team beat Belarus 1-0 in their second Pool A match to enter the semi-finals of the Women's Hockey World League Round 2 here. View More..

India eves beat Uruguay in HWL Round 2 opener

    Updated On : Apr 02,2017   3:06 pm
West Vancouver, (Canada), April 2 (IANS) India registered a sensational 4-2 win in the shootout against Uruguay in their opening match of the women's Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2 here. View More..

Sunil reckons top 3 ranking a realistic goal for Indian hockey team

    Updated On : Apr 01,2017   4:18 pm
Bengaluru, April 1 (IANS) Experienced India forward S.V. Sunil has urged his teammates to continue their improvements as he reckons that earning a top three ranking in world hockey is a realistic goal for them. View More..

Coach Streeder says Indian hockey team needs to improve defence

    Updated On : Mar 31,2017   5:12 pm
Bengaluru, March 31 (IANS) India's hockey team's analytical coach Hans Streeder on Friday emphasised the importance of improving the team's defensive structure as it bids to bridge the gap against the top teams. View More..

Forward Sunil named Asian Hockey Player of Year

    Updated On : Mar 30,2017   9:24 pm
Muscat, March 30 (IANS) Indian forward S.V Sunil and drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh were named as the Asian Player of the Year 2016 and Asian Promising Player of the Year respectively by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) here on Thursday. View More..

Indian hockey girls acclimatised ahead of HWL Round 2: Coach

    Updated On : Mar 30,2017   2:48 pm
West Vancouver, March 30 (IANS) India's chief coach Sjoerd Marijne has asserted that the side is bracing up for opening match against Uruguay at the Womens Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2 here on April 1 as it has gotten used to the conditions. View More..

Back in national hockey camp, defender Rohidas looking to make the cut

    Updated On : Mar 28,2017   5:52 pm
Bengaluru, March 28 (IANS) Defender Amit Rohidas is on a comeback trail after a formidable performance for 2017 Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) champions Kalinga Lancers. His performance under crunch situations for the Bhubaneswar-based outfit pulled him back in to the contention of the national team after a gap of more than two years. View More..

Bhubaneswar to host hockey World League Final 2017, World Cup 2018

    Updated On : Mar 27,2017   2:56 pm
Bhubaneswar, March 27 (IANS) Bhubaneswar will host the mens hockey World League Final 2017 and World Cup 2018, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the government of Odisha confirmed on Monday. View More..

Indian eves play 2-2 draw against Chile

    Updated On : Mar 26,2017   2:16 pm
West Vancouver, (Canada), March 26 (IANS) The Indian eves played a 2-2 draw against Chile in a closely-fought first match ahead of the all-important Womens Hockey World League Round 2 here. View More..

Halappa reckons scientific approach in hockey training helping teams

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   7:22 pm
Bengaluru, March 24 (IANS) The Indian hockey teams, both senior and junior, have made rapid progress in the past two years and much of this success needs to be attributed to the new approach adopted in terms of modernised and scientific training, feels men's team assistant coach Arjun Halappa. View More..