HIL: Warriors face Rays in last year’s final rematch

Chandigarh, Jan 18 : Jaypee Punjab Warriors face defending champions Ranchi Rays in a rematch of last year’s final of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the International Hockey Stadium here on Tuesday. Warriors, who have been runners-up in the past two editions — denied by penalty shootouts on both occasions – will […]

Fresher, bigger Hockey India League this year

Bhubaneshwar, Jan 17 : New scoring rules encouraging field goals and an equal distribution of Indian talent make the fourth Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) an exciting contest, beginning with a showdown between Kalinga Lancers and Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Kalinga Stadium here on Monday. Drag-flickers have been prominent in international matches in […]

HIL providing perfect conditions for Olympic-bound Germans, says Furste

New Delhi, Jan 14 : Germany’s midfield talisman Moritz Furste reckons that the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) will push his Olympics preparations as his country’s weather only permits indoor hockey at this time of the year. The 31-year-old will captain Kalinga Lancers in the six-franchise tournament starting on Monday with a match between […]