Friday, December 14, 2018

Fun With Numbers: India has slight advantage over Netherlands going into quarter-final

Before India take on three-time champions, Netherlands, in the quarter-final of 2018 Hockey World Cup. Historically, Netherlands have an edge over India when it matters the most but currently, India’s performance has been impressive. Overall performance gives India a slight edge over...

Hockey World Cup: The glory that hasn’t been ours for 43 years can change in 2018

We stand at the cusp of a beautiful thing happening in Indian Hockey at present. All of us hold witnesses, we have all been a part of this magnificent journey which has been made up of several prominent moments...

In Numbers: India’s progression to a quarterfinal berth at the Hockey World Cup

India convincingly beat Canada in the last group stage match to advance through to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. After Belgium match, there were a few areas that the Indian team had to ponder but, in this game,...

Fun With Numbers: What India needs to keep in mind before Canada clash

India took on Belgium in the second group stage match of 2018 FIH Hockey World Cup at Bhubaneshwar which ended in a 2-2 scoreline. This draw meant that India still is on top of Pool C because of the goal...

2018 Hockey World Cup: What is common between Spain and India?

What is common between Spain and India apart from love for food? Yes, you guessed it right, love for hockey. Out of the 25 teams who have made appearances in the Hockey World Cup to date, Spain and India are among...

Visit with spectators on agenda for Hockey World Cup teams

In a first-its-kind initiative, the organizers of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 will be welcoming all participating teams to visit the Fan Village in an attempt to offer the spectators an opportunity to see their favourite stars up...

India vs Belgium at the Hockey World Cup: Five talking points

Demons of last-minute errors continued to haunt India as Belgium came from 2-1 behind to snatch a 2-2 draw in the second Group C match of the World Cup 2018. Belgium took an early lead in the first quarter of...
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VIDEO: When India faced Belgium in Bhubaneswar last time

At the FIH Hockey World League Final last year, India and Belgium were stuck in a 6-goal thriller draw which had to be decided courtesy a penalty shoot-off in the quarterfinals of the tournament. India scored through Gurjant Singh, Harmanpreet...

Future of Indian coaches lies in the hand of Harendra Singh

It took India nearly 10 years to see an Indian coach take the reins of the men's senior national hockey team. Since August 2009, India has only seen foreign coaches starting with Jose Brasa and ending with Sjoerd Marijne. Harendra Singh swapped places...

Five key Indian players for the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup

Injuries have deprived India from fielding its best team for the World Cup but despite that Indian hockey fans have huge expectations from the side and are hoping that this young team can add another medal to its rich...