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  • HIL: Punjab Warriros beat Delhi Waveriders 3-1 16 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Three goals in final quarter helped Punjab Warriors defeat Delhi Waveriders 3-1 and maintain their position at the top of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) standings at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday. Warriors conceded an early goal from Akashdep Singh (third minute) but staged...
  • Hosts Kalinga Lancers will eye revenge against UP Wizards 22 hours 47 minutes ago

    Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers will have revenge on their minds as they lock horns with Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a league match of the Hockey India League (HIL) on Saturday. The Lancers suffered a disheartening 1-5 defeat against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their previous encounter at Lucknow and the hosts are practicing...
  • UP Wizards trounce Kalinga Lancers 5-1 in HIL Yesterday

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Wizards trounced Kalinga Lancers 5-1 to register their first win in the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) here on Thursday. VR Raghunath (5th minute) opened the scoring for UP Wizards from a penalty corner, while the other four goals came through field efforts in...
  • Mark Knowles gets one match suspension, to miss Friday's HIL game Yesterday

    New Delhi: Jaypee Punjab Warriors will be without the services of their experienced midfielder Mark Knowles against Delhi Waveriders on Friday after the Australian was handed a one-match suspension for breaching the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) Code of Conduct. The Disciplinary Committee of HIL last night met to discuss the...
  • Delhi Waveriders take on Jaypee Punjab Warriors in HIL Yesterday

    New Delhi: Playing the first match on their home turf, defending champions Delhi Waveriders are all geared to take on Jaypee Punjab Warriors at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Friday. It is a repeat of last year's final of the Hockey India League (HIL) where the Waveriders defeated the...
  • Gritty Ranchi Rays hold Dabang Mumbai 2-2 in HIL 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Continuing their gritty performances, Ranchi Rays came from two goals down to hold Dabang Mumbai 2-2 in a Hero Hockey India League encounter at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium here Wednesday. Daniel Beale (16th) and skipper Ashley Jackson scored for the hosts, before Glenn Turner (12th) and Santa Singh (15th) put...
  • Dabang Mumbai defender Matthew Swann ruled out of HIL 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Dabang Mumbai defender Matthew Swann was ruled out of the ongoing Hero Hockey India League (HIL) due to a calf injury on Wednesday. Australian Swann has returned home for the treatment of his injured calf, which has been bothering him for the last five months. The 25-year-old, who was picked...
  • Star-studded UP Wizards to face Kalinga Lancers 2 days ago

    Lucknow: Star-studded Uttar Pradesh Wizards will look to break the winless streak and register their first victory when they take on Kalinga Lancers in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) on Thursday. Post their draw against Delhi Waveriders and a defeat to Jaypee Punjab Warriors, the V R Raghunath-led UP Wizards...
  • Hockey: Lot of progress still to be made, says Jaypee Punjab coach Dancer 2 days ago

    Despite being on top of the points table in the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL), Jaypee Punjab Warriors coaches Barry Dancer and Jagbir Singh feel that a lot of progress is still to be made if the team has to win this year's trophy. Former Australian player-turned-coach Dancer said though it...
  • Confident Ranchi Rays aim to post win against Dabang Mumbai 3 days ago

    Ranchi: High on confidence after holding the defending champions Delhi Waveriders to a 2-2 draw in their last encounter, Ranchi Rays will look to go for an outright win when they take on Dabang Mumbai in their Hockey India League match, on Thursday. A win here will help the Rays (7...
  • HIL played a big part in Indian hockey's resurgence: Jamie Dwyer 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Legendary Australian striker Jamie Dwyer feels Hockey India League (HIL) has played a "big part" in the resurgence of the game in India, a country which has a rich history of eight Olympic gold medals. "The HIL has played a big part in the recent improvement of the Indian team....
  • Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 in HIL 4 days ago

    Punjab Warriors registered their second victory in this year's Hero Hockey India League (HIL), beating Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 on Monday. Warriors got their goals from Varun Kumar (12th minute), SV Sunil (27th) and Sandeep Singh (42nd), while Wizards skipper VR Raghunath converted two penalty corners in the seventh and 53rd...
  • HIL: Ranchi Rays rally to hold Delhi Waveriders to a 2-2 draw 4 days ago

    Ranchi: Ranchi Rays came from two goals behind to hold defending champions Delhi Waveriders 2-2 in a Hero Hockey India League encounter at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium here Monday. Waveriders took the 2-0 lead through Akashdeep Singh (third minute) and Danish Mujtaba (27th) before the hosts got their goals from Australian...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in HIL 5 days ago

    Mohali: Jaypee Punjab Warriors skipper Jamie Dwyer led from the front as his team put up a clinical performance defeating Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in a Hero Hockey India league match played under biting cold conditions, here on Sunday. Down 0-1 in the first quarter, the Warriors came back strongly and looked...
  • UP, Punjab aim to register first HIL win 5 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh Wizards are all geared up to face Punjab Warriors in a Hockey India League (HIL) encounter on Monday. In their opening matches, where Wizards met Delhi Waveriders and Warriors played against Dabang Mumbai, both the teams played draws, splitting the points with their respective opponents. In the impending game on...
  • HIL: Confident Ranchi Rays set to host Delhi Waveriders 5 days ago

    Ranchi: Post their electrifying win over Dabang Mumbai, Ranchi Rays look to be finding their form as they take on Delhi Waveriders in the ongoing 3rd edition of the Hero Hockey India League, here on Monday. The Sardar Singh-led Waveriders, who held Uttar Pradesh Wizards on their home turf in Lucknow,...
  • HIL: Great to earn first win, says Ranchi Rays captain Ashley Jackson 5 days ago

    Ranchi: Ranchi Rays captain Ashley Jackson said Sunday that it was great to get a win under their belt after they lost the Hockey India League opener. The Rays lost the opening match of the tournament 3-6 to Kalinga Lancers in Bhubaneswar Thursday but came back strongly to defeat Dabang Mumbai...
  • HIL: Barry Middleton's brace for Ranchi Rays sinks Dabang Mumbai 6 days ago

    Mumbai: England's Barry Middleton scored twice in the third quarter, to pilot Ranchi Rays to a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Dabang Mumbai in the Hockey India League encounter at the Mahindra Stadium here on Saturday. Mumbai took the lead through their Belgian forward Tom Boon in the 8th minute of the...
  • HIL 2015: Mumbai, Punjab play out exciting draw 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Hosts Dabang Mumbai and last year's runners-up Punjab Warriors played out an exciting 3-3 draw in their opening game of the Hockey India League at the Mahindra Stadium on Friday. Mumbai went ahead twice only for Punjab to pull it back on both occasions and then the visitors took the...
  • HIL: UP Wizards hold defending champions Delhi Waveriders to a draw 1 week ago

    Lucknow: Defending champions Delhi Waveriders were held to a 2-2 draw by Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a high-voltage Hero Hockey India League match at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Friday. After a barren first quarter, the opening goal of the match was scored in the second quarter when Uttar Pradesh...
  • Delhi Waveriders take on UP Wizards in HIL January 22, 2015

    Lucknow: Delhi Waveriders will look to launch their title defence on a positive note against hosts Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their opening match of the third Hockey India League on Friday. The last time both the teams met, it was the semi-finals of the second edition of the HIL where Delhi...
  • Kalinga Lancers win HIL opener in goal-fest January 22, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: It was quite a positive and dominant start for the Kalinga Lancers who got off defeating debutants Ranchi Rays 6-3 in a goal-fest opening match of the third edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Kalinga Stadium here Thursday. For a team which finished last in 2014, the...
  • HIL: New-look Dabang Mumbai take on Punjab Warriors in lung-opener January 22, 2015

    Mumbai: A new-look Dabang Mumbai, under a new city franchise-owning group, will clash with last year's losing finalists Jaypee Punjab Warriors in their opening game of 3rd Hockey India League at Mahindra Stadium here on Friday. The home team, owned by Doit Sports Management, appear strong on paper with an array...
  • Australians Dwyer, Dancer find HIL "best in the world" January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Hockey India League (HIL) on Wednesday earned high praise from two Australians - player-turned-coach Barry Dancer and current international Jamie Dwyer - who hailed the franchise-based tournament, commencing on Thursday, as "the best in the world". "The quality is definitely up there. It is better than the Dutch competition. We...
  • Dhoni wishes his hockey team ahead of HIL January 21, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may well be playing the tri-series Down Under, but he hasn't forgotten to wish his team, Ranchi Rays, ahead of the Hockey India League (HIL), which begins here on Thursday. Rays' captain and penalty corner specialist Ashley Jackson said on Wednesday that though he...
  • Indian hockey is on the rise, says Arjun Halappa January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding the absence of a regular national hockey coach since the exit of Australia's Terry Walsh, selector Arjun Halappa sounded upbeat about the Indian squad's future following their good show over the last year-and-a-half. "Some things are not in our control. We should not take it in a negative way....
  • HIL set to start with Kalinga Lancers taking on Ranchi Rays January 21, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: The third edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) is all set to begin at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday when home team Kalinga Lancers take on debutant Ranchi Rays. It will be interesting to see which team bags the first points to take an early lead in the...
  • Pakistani players should play in HIL: Sardar Singh, Ajit Pal January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Current Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh and former skipper Ajit Pal Singh on Monday said that Pakistani players should be allowed to play in Hockey India League (HIL). The duo, however, added that the decision to allow the Pakistan players is an administrative issue and HIL officials should follow...
  • HIL: Challenge for me to take Jacobi's place, Delhi Waveriders goalie Pieterse January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Drafted into the Delhi Waveriders team in place of star goalkeeper Nicolas Jacobi for the 2015 Hockey India League (HIL), South Africa's Erasmus Pieterse is well aware of the "pressure" and said it would be a challenge for him to fill in the German's shoes in upcoming tournament. Pieterse...
  • HIL: Ashley Jackson to lead Ranchi Rays, Harendra Singh named head coach January 15, 2015

    Ranchi: Ranchi Rays on Thursday named Englishman Ashley Jackson as their captain and former India coach Harendra Singh as their coach for the Hockey India League starting January 22. Jackson was part of the England squad that won bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games last year. Ranchi Rays also announced the coaching...