TWO QUICK GOALS both scored at the beginning of the second and the third quarter were enough to ensure India won their first game of the Champions Trophy, beating the hosts Great Britain 2-1.
INDIAN FORWARD Danish Mujtaba and Midfielder Manpreet Singh completed their 150th International Caps for India where they played against Germany in the Champions Trophy match in London.
A RETURN TO LONDON, and the site of the 2012 Olympics meant India needed a win against Germany in the opening game of the Champions Trophy. Signalling the distance they have covered as a team in the four years since their last place finish at the Olympics, India pushed Germany to the limit to split the points in a pulsating 3-3 draw.
THE INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY FEDERATION (FIH) has confirmed that the men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016 will be played in the Indian city of Lucknow in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
AS THE TEAM GETS READY to depart for Champions Trophy London today, the Indian Men’s hockey team Captain PR Sreejesh sounded optimistic about the planning ahead of the ultimate challenge – Rio Olympics.
Nita Ambani, Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation has been nominated as a candidate to be a new member, pending election, of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), headquartered at Lausanne, Switzerland today.
IT IS A MOMENT of dual celebration for Deep Grace Ekka, who completes her 100 International Caps today at India’s final group stage match on her 22nd birthday at the 4 Nations Tournament.
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