Czech, Russia, Sweden, Canada power into men’s hockey quarter-finals

PyeongChang (South Korea), Feb 18 : The Czech Republic, the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR), Canada and Sweden reached the quarter-finals of the men’s ice hockey at the PyeongChang Olympics on Sunday. Czech beat Switzerland 4-1 to top Group A and the OAR entered the final eight by finishing the first in Group B, reports […]

S. Korea hockey coach takes blame after Winter Olympics loss

[Gangneung: Patrick Chan of Canada performs during the men’s free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. /PTI] Gangneung (South Korea), Feb 17 : South Korean men’s Olympic hockey head coach Jim Paek put the blame squarely on his own shoulders […]

S. Korea hockey coach takes blame after Winter Olympics loss

Gangneung (South Korea), Feb 17 : South Korean men’s Olympic hockey head coach Jim Paek put the blame squarely on his own shoulders after his squad was routed by Switzerland 0-8 on Saturday at the 2018 Winter Games. Switzerland scored five times in the third period of the Group A contest in the men’s tournament […]

Odisha announces 5-year sponsorship of national hockey teams

New Delhi, Feb 15 : Odisha will sponsor the national men’s and women’s hockey teams for the next five years — in a first-of-its-kind association, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Thursday. This is for the first time a state is sponsoring a national hockey team. Patnaik also unveiled the new logo that will adorn […]

‘15000-seater Kalinga Stadium to be ready months before Hockey World Cup’

New Delhi, Feb 15 : International Hockey Federation (FIH) President Narinder Batra on Thursday said that Bhubaneswar’s Kalinga Stadium, with an increased crowd capacity of 15,000, will be almost ready by July, months before it hosts the Hockey World Cup beginning on November 28. Batra said the FIH is pleased with the work carried out […]