Women’s Hockey WC: India outclass Italy 3-0 to enter quarters

[London :Italy’s Chaira Tiddi, left, and Celina Traverso compete for the ball with India’s Rani, center, during the Women’s Hockey World Cup cross-over match between Italy and India at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. /PTI] London, Aug 1 : Asian champions India powered past lower-ranked Italy with […]

Women’s Hockey WC: India outclass Italy 3-0 to enter quarters

London, Aug 1 : Asian champions India powered past lower-ranked Italy with an easy 3-0 victory in a playoff here on Tuesday to set-up a quarter-final against Ireland in the Women’s Hockey World Cup. World No 10 India produced a good all-round display and were helped by goals from Lalremsiami (ninth minute), Neha Goyal (45th) […]

Asiad-bound hockey team’s camp gets underway Wednesday

New Delhi, July 31 : Ahead of the forthcoming Asian Games, starting August 18 in Indonesia, the 25-member core group of Indian men’s hockey team will take part in the 11-day preparatory national camp from Wednesday at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) campus in Bengaluru. After a hectic 21 days in camp where the […]

Women’s Hockey WC: India hold upper hand vs Italy for quarters berth

London, July 30 : A confident India will fancy their chances against lower-ranked Italy when they meet in a quarter-final playoff of the Women’s Hockey World Cup here on Tuesday. India finished third in the Pool B with two points — behind top-ranked Ireland (six points) and second-placed England (five) and ahead of the United […]

Women’s Hockey WC: India hold US, qualify for quarters playoffs

London, July 30 : India qualified for the playoffs of the quarter-finals in the Women’s Hockey World Cup as they held higher-ranked United States 1-1 in their third and final Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Sunday. The Indian team displayed great character and a solid defensive structure […]

Hockey World Cup: Indian eves face formidable US in must-win tie

London, July 28 : After a below-par start to their women’s hockey World Cup campaign, India face a do-or-die situation against a higher-ranked United States in their final Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Sunday. With one draw (1-1 against England), one loss (0-1) against Ireland, India are […]