Hockey World Cup 2018: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit dazzle in glitzy opening ceremony at Bhubaneswar
A powerful message of "oneness of humanity" was the highlight of the glittering opening ceremony of the 2018 men's hockey World Cup here as Bollywood heart-throb Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and renowned music composer AR Rahman dished out enthralling performances, Tuesday.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Ireland men's team must take inspiration from women's side's success in Bhubaneswar
Ireland men's team aims to call upon the spirit of the women side’s heroic summer when they embark on their own tournament odyssey in Bhubaneswar.
Hockey World Cup: Ex-Pakistan captain Waseem Ahmed says premature exit of Roelant Oltmans will hurt team
ormer captain Waseem Ahmed is not hoping much from Pakistan side at the upcoming hockey World Cup, saying the premature exit of coach Roelant Oltmans will hurt the team badly.
Hockey is tied to international politics as much as to its technicalities. Only, we don’t see this clearly, because we look at sport as spectacle, not a power game.
Hockey India names 48 players for 21-day national camp ahead of the FIH men’s Champions Trophy in Breda
Hockey India named 48 players for a 21-day national camp ahead of the FIH men's Champions Trophy in Breda, the Netherlands.
Joshi has officiated in Uttar Pradesh Junior Men's Hockey World Cup Lucknow in 2016, Hero Men's Asia Cup 2017 and the recently-concluded Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.
FIH issue warning to president Narinder Batra for his outburst against English law enforcement authorities
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday issued a warning to its president Narinder Batra and fined him for his outburst against English law enforcement authorities during the Hockey World League Semi-Final in London last year.
After the Pakistan tie, India will play Argentina on 24 June followed by games against Australia on 27 June and Belgium on 28 June.
India will meet South Africa on the opening day. They play Belgium on 2 December, and six days later, will lock horns with Canada at the 16,000-capacity Kalinga Stadium.
Pakistan to participate in 2018 Hockey World Cup in India despite acute political tensions, says FIH
Hockey's governing body indicated on Thursday that Pakistan will take part in the men's World Cup this year in India despite acute tensions between the two countries.
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik also unveiled its logo that will don the new jerseys of India – men's and women – hockey teams.
Former India hockey captain Sandeep Singh has urged sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to build a world-class rehabilitation centre for sportspersons in the country.
A total of 152 matches have been scheduled between January and June across the world as part of this new game-changing competition, according to a release from FIH on Tuesday.
The Pakistan Hockey Federation has extended an invitation to FIH president Narinder Batra to visit Karachi and Lahore next month for the matches to be played by a visiting international eleven side.
The four-round Hockey World League was an ambitious innovation running into three seasons, but will pave way for a two-tier competition from 2018 onwards.
FIH chief Narinder Batra elected unopposed as IOA president, Rajeev Mehta reelected as secretary general
Batra's election to the top post was a mere formality after Asian Tennis Federation President Anil Khanna withdrew from the race last week.
International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra is set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) during its Annual General Body Meeting, in New Delhi on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar was filled with hoardings welcoming the Hockey World League Final. At the stadium the crowds swelled and yelled, even when India were not playing.
Hockey World League Final: Argentina coach Carlos Retegui slams FIH over 'unfair' scheduling of matches
The hectic scheduling in the ongoing Hockey World League (HWL) Final came in on for sharp criticism from competing teams, especially Argentina whose coach Carlos Retegui said he would take up the matter with the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
India and Pakistan share one of the fiercest rivalries in world hockey and the international federation does not want to miss out on the chance to cash in on a high-voltage contest during next year's senior men's World Cup.