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Dwyer and Sardar will be face of Hockey India League


September 18th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Australia captain Jamie Dwyer and India star centre-half Sardar Singh were Tuesday unveiled as the brand ambassadors of the Hockey India League that is scheduled ... Read more...

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90 Indian players sign up for Hockey India league


September 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian hockey's best 90 players have signed up for the Hockey India (HI) League players' auction to be held next month in the run up ... Read more...

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1996 Olympics: Divided Indian hockey team make another poor finish (Sports Special)


July 21st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Apparently, Indian hockey had not learnt anything from past mistakes as intrigue and dissension continued to plague the national team that, along with the officials of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF), ... Read more...

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India get berth in hockey Champions Trophy


July 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India, who were stripped as last year's Champions Trophy host, have surprisingly been given a slot in this year's tournament as the International Hockey Federation ... Read more...

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Hockey India signs 28 domestic players for pro-league


June 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Top Indian forwards Shivendra Singh, Tushar Khandekar and Yuvraj Walmiki, besides 25 others, signed up for the inaugural cash-rich professional league of Hockey India (HI) ... Read more...

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Hockey India’s league in January with six teams


June 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hockey India's (HI) ambitious professional league will hit-in during January-February next year with six city-based teams to start with.HI secretary-general Narinder Batra told IANS Friday ... Read more...

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India face Holland in Olympic hockey opener


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) India will open their campaign in the 2012 Olympics hockey competition in London with a game against the Netherlands July 30, according to the schedule released ... Read more...

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FIH president Negre to meet HI, IHF next week


April 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre will be visiting India next week to sort out the differences between the two warring bodies Hockey India ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Shakeel Abbasi braves ban to play in WSH


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan star player Shakeel Abbasi said Thursday that he has risked his international career to take part in the lucrative World Series of Hockey (WSH).Abbasi, ... Read more...

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FIH gives HI and IHF a month to resolve tangle


February 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre Monday said that Hockey India (HI) and the derecognised Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) should merge for the betterment ... Read more...

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World hockey looking at India as major hub for the sport


February 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian hockey may be taking baby steps in seeking to regain its erstwhile stature, with its qualification for the London Olympics being among the first ... Read more...

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FIH gives a month to HI and IHF to work out merger formula


February 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has given the two warring factions, Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) a month's time to sort ... Read more...

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Cheetahs confident of winning WSH


February 24th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Boasting a clutch of international players, Chennai Cheetahs believe they have the ammunition to light up their campaign in the inaugural Bridgestone World Series Hockey (WSH) ... Read more...

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India to host inaugural World Hockey League final


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS)India was Wednesday allotted the final of the inaugural World Hockey League that will now serve as a qualifying tournament for both the World Cup and ... Read more...

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HC verdict reinforces our stand on WSH: FIH


February 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Wednesday yet again warned the active players that they would be playing in the unsanctioned rebel World Series Hockey (WSH) ... Read more...

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High Court paves way for players’ participation in WSH


February 13th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) On a plea of former player and coach Joachim Carvalho alleging that Hockey India (HI) was threatening players to prevent them from taking part in ... Read more...

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FIFA is keen on India bidding for Under-17 World Cup


January 30th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is fast becoming a global destination for sport. After cricket and hockey, it is now soccer's turn if FIFA carries the vote for ... Read more...

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World Series Hockey to start Feb 29


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) The rebel World Series Hockey, which was postponed last month and which offers prize money of $2 million, starts Feb 29 with Chandigarh Comets taking on ... Read more...

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Two Indian hockey officials to officiate in 2012 Olympics


December 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Two Indian hockey officials R.V. Raghu Prasad and Claudius De Sales have been appointed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to officiate in the 2012 ... Read more...

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WSH postponed to Feb 29


December 12th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The World Series Hockey (WSH) will now be played after the Olympic qualifiers (Feb 15-26). It will begin Feb 29.The decision was taken keeping in ... Read more...

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Dwyer receives FIH ‘Player of the year’ award


December 10th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Australian hockey superstar Jamie Dwyer was honoured with the men's FIH Player of the Year for 2011 while compatriot Matthew Swann won the Young Player award.It ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on plea against Hockey India ‘threats’


December 7th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on a plea alleging that Hockey India (HI) was threatening players to prevent them from taking part ... Read more...

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WSH gets National Stadium, Olympic camps shifted out


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The national hockey camp for the Olympic qualifiers will not be held in the capital as the government has allotted the Dhyan Chand National Stadium ... Read more...

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Court questions government on hockey coach’s plea


November 30th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and Hockey India (HI) after taking note of a hockey coach's plea alleging that ... Read more...

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Six top Indian hockey players pull out of WSH


November 30th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The World Series Hockey (WSH) suffered a serious set-back Wednesday after six top Indian players pulled out of the league, citing national commitment.Goalkeepers Bharat Chettri, ... Read more...

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HI requests SAI not to allow WSH at National Stadium


November 29th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is considering a Hockey India (HI) request that leasing the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium for the un-sanctioned World ... Read more...

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Players have to decide between India and WSH: Hockey India


November 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has put the onus on the players to decide whether to represent India in the Olympic qualifiers or to play in the ... Read more...

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PHF warns players to stay away from World Series Hockey


November 15th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has warned its players against participating in the $2 million World Series Hockey (WSH) scheduled in India from next month.WSH is ... Read more...

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FIH to continue recognising Hockey India


November 12th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a major breather for hockey in the country, International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to continue with its recognition of Hockey India (HI) and ... Read more...

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Indian teams 10th and 13th in FIH rankings


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) India are placed 10th and 13th among men and women in the latest International Hockey Federation World rankings released Tuesday.World champions Australia (men) and 2008 Olympic ... Read more...

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FIH expected to announce Indian TV rights deal


October 13th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is expected to announce a new four-year broadcast deal in India for 2011-2014.The federation has invited offers for its ... Read more...

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HI charges IHF with sabotaging India’s Olympic preparations


October 7th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday lashed out at the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) for going out of its way to sabotage India's chances of making it ... Read more...

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IOA convenes HI-IHF meeting to address issues raised by FIH


September 30th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has called for an urgent meeting between Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) here Tuesday in the ... Read more...

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FIH asks sports ministry to recognise only Hockey India


September 29th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Thursday told the sports ministry that India can take part in all FIH-sanctioned events if the government recognises Hockey India ... Read more...

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IOA president criticises FIH for taking away Champions Trophy from India


September 13th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Tuesday told International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leonardo Negre that the world body was wrong to ... Read more...

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