HIL: Mumbai beaten 4-6 by Kalinga, slump to fourth straight loss

Mumbai, Jan 31 : Dabang Mumbai suffered their fourth consecutive loss in the Hockey India League (HIL) after going down 4-6 to a dominant Kalinga Lancers at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium here on Sunday. With the win, Lancers moved to the second spot with 17 points from five games, having won three and lost two. […]

UP Wizards aim to end losing run against Waveriders in HIL

New Delhi, Jan 31 : Uttar Pradesh Wizards will look to avoiding their fourth straight loss when they face Delhi Waveriders in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji Hockey Stadium here on Monday. Waveriders started Wizards’ poor run in Lucknow as the latter lost two more matches to Ranchi Rays and […]

‘Indian hockey team should benefit from rejigged Olympic format’

By Abhishek Purohit New Delhi, Jan 31 : Mid and low-ranked hockey teams like India will benefit from the introduction of the quarter-final stage in 2016 Rio Olympics, making the task of top teams tougher, feels Australian legend Jay Stacy. In each Olympics since the 1984 Moscow Games, 12 teams were divided into two pools […]

HIL: Ranchi down Punjab for 3rd consecutive win

Ranchi, Jan 30 : Defending champions Ranchi Rays displayed spectacular hockey to defeat Jaypee Punjab Warriors 5-4 and register their tird consecutive win on home turf at the Astro Turf Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. Kothajit Singh (18th minute) and Daniel Beale (28th) scored field goals for Ranchi while experienced drag flicker Sandeep Singh (43rd) […]