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

India thump Oman 11-0 in U-18 Asian hockey meet

    Updated On : Sep 25,2016   7:32 pm
Dhaka, Sep 25 (IANS) India on Sunday registered a thumping 11-0 victory over Oman in the Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament, boosting their chances to make the knockout round as they shrugged off the 3-4 reverse against Bangladesh on the previous day. View More..

Focusing on attacking variations: Hockey coach Oltmans

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   3:58 pm
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Back in the national camp after a four-week break since the 2016 Rio Olympics, Head Coach Roelant Oltmans said the focus during the camp is to bring variations in the midfield and forward line. View More..

Harjeet to lead junior hockey team at Australian tourney

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   3:50 pm
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Star defender Harjeet Singh will lead the Indian junior mens hockey team at the star-studded Australian Hockey League (AHL) which starts in Perth on September 29. View More..

Former Kenya player Bains to receive hockey's Order of Merit

    Updated On : Sep 20,2016   6:08 pm
Nairobi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Kenya player Resham Bains will receive hockey's Order of Merit in November for his exemplary service to the game, Federation of International Hockey (FIH) President Leandro Negre said on Tuesday. View More..

Defender Sanjeep named captain of U-18 hockey team for Asia Cup

    Updated On : Sep 19,2016   3:02 pm
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Defender Nilam Sanjeep Xess was on Monday named captain of the India team that will compete in the Boys Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament to be held at Dhaka, from September 24-30. View More..

Hockey: women's national camp to start on Sunday

    Updated On : Sep 17,2016   2:08 pm
Bhopal, Sep 17 (IANS) The core probables of the Indian women's hockey team will return to the national camp starting here on Sunday. View More..

Hockey: National camp to start from September 18

    Updated On : Sep 16,2016   2:18 pm
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) The core probables of the Indian mens hockey team will return to the national camp starting from September 18 at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) campus here. View More..

Hockey stars to compete at Obedullah Khan Heritage Cup in Bhopal

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   4:28 pm
Bhopal, Sep 9 (IANS) Rio hockey Olympians V.R. Raghunath, S.V. Sunil, Manpreet Singh and Kothajit Singh will compete for different teams in the Obedullah Khan Heritage Cup from September 14, with the Madhya Pradesh government on Friday announcing a bonanza of Rs 51 lakh for the winners here. View More..

Hockey India chief Batra to contest for FIH presidency

    Updated On : Sep 07,2016   9:52 pm
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has nominated its president, Narinder Batra, View More..

Hockey India chief Batra to contest for FIH presidency

    Updated On : Sep 07,2016   9:04 pm
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra has been nominated as the presidential candidate for the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in November, it was announced on Wednesday. View More..

Railways quashes reports on mistreatment of women hockey players

    Updated On : Aug 29,2016   7:34 pm
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Monday dismissed media reports that said that four national women's hockey players were made to sit on the floor while travelling from Ranchi to Rourkela via Bokaro-Allepey Express train. View More..

Britain stun Dutch to bag maiden women's hockey gold

    Updated On : Aug 20,2016   6:22 am
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20 (IANS) Britain's women's hockey team won the Olympic gold medal for the first time thanks to a stunning 2-0 (3-3) shoot-out triumph over defending champions and the Netherlands, while Germany defeated New Zealand 2-1 to take bronze here. View More..

Australian hockey legend Dwyer bids adieu

    Updated On : Aug 18,2016   6:50 pm
Brisbane, Aug 18 (IANS) Australian hockey icon Jamie Dwyer on Thursday penned an emotional message after his 16-year- long trophy-laden illustrious career ended with the loss against the Netherlands in the Rio Olympic Games. View More..

Netherlands, Britain in women's hockey final at Olympics

    Updated On : Aug 18,2016   5:24 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Defending champions the Netherlands will play Britain in the women's hockey final at the Olympic Games after both sides emerged victorious over Germany and New Zealand respectively in their semi-finals. View More..

Hockey: Belgium stun Dutch to set up title clash with Argentina

    Updated On : Aug 17,2016   6:12 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) Belgium stymied favourites the Netherlands 3-1 to set up the men's hockey final clash with Argentina at the Olympics between the two first-time finalists. View More..

Argentina end Germany's hockey reign, reach Olympic final

    Updated On : Aug 16,2016   10:48 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Drag-flick dynamo Gonzalo Peillat fired a hat-trick as Argentina ended Germany's hopes of a third straight men's hockey title with a riveting 5-2 victory in the semi-final here on Tuesday. View More..

New Zealand, Britain, Germany, Netherlands in women's hockey semis

    Updated On : Aug 16,2016   5:40 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) New Zealand, Germany, Britain and reigning champions the Netherlands were all winners in the women's hockey quarter-finals at the Rio Olympic Games here. View More..

Hockey: Germany, Netherlands in Olympics semis

    Updated On : Aug 15,2016   5:50 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Two-time defending champions Germany scored three goals in the final five minutes to move past New Zealand 3-2, while the Netherlands delivered a stunning performance to oust reigning world champions Australia 4-0 in the men's hockey quarter-finals of the Olympics here. View More..

Rio Olympics: Spirited Dipa lights up dismal day (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Aug 15,2016   5:30 am
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Gymnast Dipa Karmakar lightened up another dismal day for India with a brave performance at the Rio Olympics even as the tennis duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna lost out on a medal while star shuttler Saina Nehwal, the men's hockey team, athletes O.P. Jaisha and Kavita Raut along with shooters Gagan Narang and Chain Singh crashed out of contention. View More..

India lacked experience, quality to beat Belgium: Oltmans

    Updated On : Aug 15,2016   12:32 am
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) India's men's hockey team chief coach Roelant Oltmans conceded that Belgium played with much more quality and experience and deserved to progress to the semi-finals here on Sunday. View More..