New-look Kalinga Stadium ready for D-day as galaxy of hockey stars descend for World Cup glory [Photos]

Catch all photos from the Kalinga stadium as it prepares to host the 2018 Hockey World Cup

FP Sports November 27, 2018 19:15:31 IST
A walkway, titled 'Walk of Champions' has been prepared showcasing the World Cup winners starting from 1971 to 2014. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/Shantanu Srivastava
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A walkway, titled 'Walk of Champions' has been prepared showcasing the World Cup winners starting from 1971 to 2014. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/Shantanu Srivastava
The change rooms have been redone on the lines of high-performance sports and leagues such as NBA and NFL. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/Shantanu Srivastava
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The change rooms have been redone on the lines of high-performance sports and leagues such as NBA and NFL. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/Shantanu Srivastava
There are four such changing rooms for teams, each for four teams playing on a particular day. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/Shantanu Srivastava
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There are four such changing rooms for teams, each for four teams playing on a particular day. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/Shantanu Srivastava
This is the only hockey stadium in the world that has iconic moments of the particular team adorning the walls. In India's case, the1975 winner's portrait adorns the central wall. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/ Shantanu Srivastava
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This is the only hockey stadium in the world that has iconic moments of the particular team adorning the walls. In India's case, the1975 winner's portrait adorns the central wall. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/ Shantanu Srivastava
The players' zone comes equipped with a lounge where athletes can unwind. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/ Shantanu Srivastava
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The players' zone comes equipped with a lounge where athletes can unwind. Image Courtesy: Firstpost/ Shantanu Srivastava
The 'Walk of Champions' is dedicated to Men’s Hockey World Champions and the athlete’s participating in the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. Firstpost/Shantanu Srivastava
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The 'Walk of Champions' is dedicated to Men’s Hockey World Champions and the athlete’s participating in the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. Firstpost/Shantanu Srivastava