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 […]

Apologise for your misbehaviour and play in HIL, Sardar tells Pakistan

New Delhi, Jan 14 : India captain Sardar Singh on Thursday supported Hockey India’s (HI) stand of not allowing Pakistani players in the cash-rich Hockey India League (HIL) until and unless they apologise for their unruly behaviour during Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar in December 2014. Two Pakistani players — Muhammad Tousiq and Ali Amjad — […]