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

Men's hockey team leaves for 2018 Asian Champions Trophy

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   9:08 pm
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The 18-member Indian men's hockey team, led by midfielder Manpreet Singh, on Monday left for the 5th Hero Asian Champions Trophy, starting October 18 in Muscat. View More..

India top contenders for Asian Champions Trophy title: Japan chief coach

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   6:22 pm
Muscat, Oct 15 (IANS) With barely three days to go for the Hero Asian Champions Trophy here, reigning Asian Games champions Japan chief coach Siegfried Aikman on Monday backed defending champions India to retain the title. View More..

India U-18 men's, women's Hockey team bag silver at Youth Olympics

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   4:04 pm
Buenos Aires (Argentina), Oct 15 (IANS) The Indian Under-18 men's and womens Hockey team finished their 2018 Youth Olympic Games campaign with silver medals. View More..

Indian girls, boys settle for hockey silver

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   8:44 am
Buenos Aires, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian girls were defeated 3-1 by Argentina here at the Youth Olympics while boys went down 4-2 to Malaysia. View More..

Indian hockey colts settle for silver after loss to Britain

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   10:22 pm
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian junior mens hockey team settled for the silver medal after losing 2-3 to Britain at the 8th Sultan of Johor Cup 2018 here on Saturday. View More..

India lose to Britain in Sultan of Johor Cup

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   6:16 pm
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian junior mens hockey team lost a hard-fought encounter 2-3 to Britain in the last round robin match at the 8th Sultan of Johor Cup 2018 here on Friday. View More..

Indian hockey colts beat Australia 5-4 in Sultan of Johor Cup

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   5:28 pm
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 10 (IANS) Continuing their unbeaten run in the 8th Sultan of Johor Cup, the Indian junior mens hockey team edged past defending champions Australia 5-4 here on Wednesday to secure a place in the top four stage of the tournament. View More..

Need to avoid complacency in hockey Asian Champions Trophy: Manpreet

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   5:06 pm
Muscat, Oct 10 (IANS) Even as the disappointment of losing to Malaysia in the semi-final of the 18th Asian Games still lingers on at the back of Manpreet Singh's mind, the midfielder urged the Indian hockey team to guard against complacency as they prepare for the Asian Champions Trophy from October 18. View More..

Determined Indian hockey colts beat Japan 1-0

    Updated On : Oct 09,2018   10:54 pm
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 9 (IANS) The Indian junior mens hockey team registered their third successive victory at the 8th Sultan of Johor Cup 2018 as they beat Japan 1-0 in a closely-fought match here on Tuesday. View More..

Hockey Asian Champions Trophy holders India face stiff challenge

    Updated On : Oct 08,2018   6:32 pm
Muscat, Oct 8 (IANS) Defending champions India will be up against formidable sides including Asian Games gold medallists Japan, Pakistan, Malaysia, South Korea and hosts Oman, as they attempt to retain their Asian Champions Trophy crown at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex here from October 18. View More..

Sultan of Johor Cup: Indian junior men's hockey team thrash New Zealand 7-1

    Updated On : Oct 07,2018   8:34 pm
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 7 (IANS) The Indian junior mens hockey team registered their second successive victory at the ongoing 8th Sultan of Johor Cup 2018 as they thrashed New Zealand 7-1 here on Sunday. View More..

Indian colts to face Malaysia in Sultan of Johor Cup opener (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   8:04 pm
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 5 (IANS) The Indian junior men's hockey team will take on hosts Malaysia in the opening match of the eighth Sultan of Johor Cup 2018 here on Saturday. View More..

Hockey legend Balbir Singh remains critical

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   7:28 pm
Chandigarh, Oct 5 (IANS) Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior continued to be in a critical condition on Friday at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here, doctors said. View More..

Have my eyes on 2020 Olympic medal, says heptathlete Swapna

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   2:28 pm
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) Her coach might not think it's a realistic target, but Asian Games gold medallist Swapna Barman on Friday said she is targeting a podium finish at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and will train rigorously for that. View More..

Time to look forward to U-19 Championships, says India U-16 football coach

    Updated On : Oct 02,2018   3:10 pm
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 2 (IANS) After going down to South Korea in the quarter-finals of the AFC U-16 championship, coach Bibiano Fernandes says it is time to look forward to the U-19 Championships. View More..

Indian U-18 hockey teams leave for Youth Olympic Games

    Updated On : Oct 02,2018   3:00 pm
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The Indian U-18 men's and women's hockey teams left for the Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games from the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Tuesday. View More..

Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad elected Hockey India President

    Updated On : Oct 01,2018   1:54 pm
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Bihar's Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad was elected the President of Hockey India following the eighth Hockey India Congress on Monday. View More..

Hockey India announce women's core probables for national camp

    Updated On : Sep 30,2018   6:54 pm
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Hockey India named a list of 48-member core probables for the Indian women's national camp to begin on Monday at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Bengaluru, it was announced on Sunday. View More..

Manpreet to lead India in hockey Asian Champions Trophy

    Updated On : Sep 26,2018   7:36 pm
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Rising midfielder Manpreet Singh on Wednesday replaced veteran goalkeeper P.R.Sreejesh as the skipper of the Indian hockey team for the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat, starting October 18. View More..

Kohli, Chanu conferred Khel Ratna; Neeraj, Hima get Arjuna award

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   6:02 pm
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were conferred with the country's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award -- by President Ram Nath Kovind at the annual National Sports Awards ceremony here on Tuesday. View More..