Indian hockey teams to open SAG campaigns on Sunday

Guwahati, Feb 6 : The Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams will open their campaigns at the 12th South Asian Games against Bangladesh and Nepal respectively at the Moullana MD. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium, Bhetapara, here on Sunday. The men’s competition consists of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. India will be one of the favourites […]

UP stun Punjab 3-0 in HIL tie

Chandigarh, Feb 4 : Uttar Pradesh Wizards (UPW) stunned Jaypee Punjab Warriors (JPW) 3-0 in an exciting Hockey India League (HIL) clash at the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium here on Thursday. Akashdeep Singh struck a field goal in the 44th minute to give the Wizards a 2-0 lead. Gonzalo Peillat (60th minute) converted a penalty […]

Sardar claims sex accuser misused his social media accounts

Chandigarh, Feb 4 : India’s hockey captain Sardar Singh on Thursday threatened to sue the woman who has accused him of sexual harassment, saying she used his social media accounts to post her side of the story without his consent. Saying that they were good friends but there was no “romantic relationship”, the 29-year-old denied […]

Counting field goal as two not good for international hockey: Jackson

Mumbai, Feb 3 : Britain star and Ranchi Rays skipper Ashley Jackson said on Wednesday that Coal India Hockey India League (HIL)’s rule of counting a field goal as two should not be implemented in internationals. Field goal is counted as two in this edition of the ongoing HIL and Jackson felt that it will […]

SIT to probe sex charges against hockey captain Sardar Singh

Chandigarh/Ludhiana, Feb 3 : Punjab Police on Wednesday constituted a special investigation team (SIT) to look into allegations of “sexual exploitation” against national hockey captain Sardar Singh, levelled by a young British hockey player of Indian origin who was his live-in partner. The SIT, set up by Ludhiana Police Commissioner P.S. Umranangal, would be headed […]

Mumbai coach Stacy delighted with first win in HIL

Mumbai, Feb 3 : Dabang Mumbai head coach Jay Stacy on Wednesday praised his side for delivering their best which helped them outclass table toppers Ranchi Rays 7-5 and pocket their first win in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium here. After four consecutive defeats, Mumbai came back strongly […]