India to host men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023

Spain and the Netherlands have been named as the co-host of the 2022 Women’s World Cup. India will host the Men’s Hockey World Cup for the second consecutive time after the country was picked to host the game’s showpiece event in 2023 by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in Lausanne on Friday. According to the FIH, the Men’s Hockey World Cup will be held in India from January 13 to 29. In another decision made by the Executive Board during the FIH’s last meeting of the year, Spain and the…

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FIH Olympic Qualifiers | It was a surreal experience, says Rani Rampal

India skipper recalls her winning goal against USA in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers Women’s hockey team skipper Rani Rampal on Monday said securing India’s passage into the 2020 Olympics with her decisive goal in the qualifier was a “surreal experience”. Rani scored the all-important goal during the recent clash against USA in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers in Odisha as India narrowly beat the visitors 6-5 on aggregate. “I managed to keep my composure during the turn and finish. It was a surreal experience when I was hugging my teammates with…

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Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth Knocked Out After Losing To Cheuk Yiu Lee In Men’s Singles Semifinal

Kidambi Srikanth was knocked out in the semi-final of Hong Kong Open. Kidambi Srikanth was knocked out in the semi-final of Hong Kong Open after losing to Lee Cheuk Yiu in straight games on Saturday. Kidambi Srikanth was trailing 3-11 at mid-break in the first game which he eventually lost 9-21. In the second game, Srikanth fought back and was leading 11-8 at mid-break. Srikanth had a game point but the Hong Kong shuttler held his nerves and managed to take the second game 25-23. With Srikanth’s loss, India’s campaign…

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2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup: A great opportunity to complete unfinished business, says India Skipper Manpreet Singh

2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup: A great opportunity to complete unfinished business, says India Skipper Manpreet Singh 09 Nov, 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter New Delhi, 09 November 2019: After their heartbreak loss to the Netherlands in the Quarter Finals of the FIH Men’s World Cup held in Bhubaneswar last year, the return of the marquee event to India has sowed another dream for the Indian Team who believe this will be their best chance to finish on the podium after India last won the coveted trophy in…

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Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth Gets First Round Walkover As Kento Momota Pulls Out

Hong Kong Open: India’s Kidambi Srikanth avoided a possible first-round clash with World No. 1 Kento Momota as the latter pulled out of the tournament. Hing Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth got a first round bye after Kento Momota pulled out. © AFP Kidambi Srikanth has avoided a possible first round clash at the Hong Kong Open against Japanese world no.1 Kento Momota with the latter pulling out of the tournament. Srikanth has thus got a first round bye and will either face France’s Brice Leverdez or compatriot Sourabh Verma. Momota…

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PV Sindhu India’s Best Bet Going Into Big Tournaments, Says Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand said that the crammed schedule is making life difficult for shuttlers as there is Olympic qualification at stake also besides taking part in the mandatory meets. Pullela Gopichand backed PVSindhu to fire when it matters. © AFP Badminton head coach Pullela Gopichand on Tuesday backed PV Sindhu to fire when it matters, while also blaming the crammed schedule making life difficult for shuttlers as there is Olympic qualification at stake also besides taking part in the mandatory meets. Since winning the World Championship, Sindhu has not been at her…

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