Indian are placed in Pool B in the 2022 FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup alongside England, China and New Zealand. India open their campaign against England on July 3.
England have already withdrawn from the junior Hockey World Cup due to Covid-19 related issues. Poland have replaced England.
After enduring a topsy-turvy tournament, the Ajit Pal Singh led Indian team had scripted history, notching up a thrilling 2-1 win over arch-rivals Pakistan on the night of March 15 at the Merdeka Football Stadium in Kuala...
With a win and a loss, India are currently placed in the second spot in Pool B with three points. Poland too have three points but are placed third due to poor goal difference. France top the group.
Kindo, a full back in his playing days, was a member of the team that won the lone World Cup for India in 1975 in Kuala Lumpur
India will host the Men's Hockey World Cup for the second consecutive time after the country was picked to stage the game's showpiece event in 2023 by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) earlier this month
Dinachandra Singh Moirangthem and Boby Singh Dhami have been chosen as standby players. They will be allowed to play only if there is an injury or someone is ruled out of the tournament due to Covid-19.
The men's hockey World Cup will be played in January 2023. On the other hand, Spain and Netherlands will co-host the the 2022 women's World Cup.
Members of the Ajit Pal Singh-led team talk with each other on phone to recall the occasion as Hockey India, sports ministry remain in deep slumber
India have proposed conducting the event for either men or women in the January 13 to 29, 2023 window.
The regulation time of the intense all-European final ended goalless, forcing the penalty shootout.
This was Australia's fifth bronze medal in the history of the tournament. The last time the Kookaburras had to be satisfied with a third-place finish was way...
Belgium mauled England 6-0 in a one-sided match, but the Dutch survived a late Australian charge to win 4-3 via a shoot-out.
Australia are second only to four-time champions Pakistan, having won the world title thrice before, which includes back-to-back gold medals in the last two...
Belgium and the Netherlands registered wins over Germany and India with identical margins in the third and fourth semi-final matches on Thursday.
India took the lead but it lasted only three minutes. Then a superior, smarter and more experienced side took control of the match, taking the lead in the last...
India find themselves in a rare position to go beyond the quarter-final stage in Hockey World Cup for the first time since 1975.
India last played in the semi-final of the World Cup way back in 1975 when they went on to lift their maiden title.
Australia will play the winner of Thursday's last quarter-final between India and the Netherlands in the semi-finals on Saturday.
In a lopsided match, Pakistan failed to match their spirited rivals and were found wanting in almost every aspect of the game.
On Monday, England and France won their respective crossover matches against New Zealand and China to enter quarters.
France, the lowest ranked team in the tournament at 20, have already shown the world that rankings hardly have any significance by stunning Olympic champions...
England will face Olympic champions Argentina in the first quarterfinal on Wednesday.
Both the semi-finals and the final are scheduled for December 15 and 16 respectively.
In the crossover, the Netherlands will face Pool C third-place team Canada, while Pakistan will take on Pool C runners-up Belgium.
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