IHF

  • IHF welcomes world body's decision to award India 2018 World Cup 09-11-2013 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Saturday welcomed the world body's (FIH) decision to award the 2018 men's World Cup to the country, saying it will help in "restoring the old glory" of the sport here. India has been awarded the men's hockey World Cup for the second time in...
  • Rajya Sabha MP Kanwar Deep Singh elected new IHF President 21-10-2013 08:14 PM

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha MP Kanwar Deep Singh was unanimously elected as the president of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) for a four-year term in the Annual General Meeting held on Monday. Singh, who was elected unopposed in the meeting, will head the body from 2013 to 2017, the IHF...
  • IHF name Trinamool MP K D Singh as new president 29-07-2013 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: Trinamool MP K D Singh was Monday elevated to the post of president of the Indian Hockey Federation after incumbent Dinesh Reddy opted to resign from the position. The decision to elevate Singh to the top post was taken at a special executive council meeting of IHF here...
  • Punjab overcome UP in shootout to win Federation Cup hockey 28-07-2013 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: Punjab edged past Uttar Pradesh in a penalty shootout to win the 2013 edition of the IHF Federation Cup at the Shivaji Stadium in New Delhi on Sunday. Both sides were tied 1-1 at the end of full-time and the game was decided by a penalty shootout which...
  • Punjab to meet UP in Federation Cup final 27-07-2013 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: Punjab will take on Uttar Pradesh in the final of the Alchemist IHF Federation Cup hockey tournament at the Shivaji Stadium here on Sunday. While UP rode on vice-captain Diwakar Ram's (22nd, 39th, 42nd minutes) hattrick to beat Karnataka 5-2 in the first semifinal, Punjab spanked Tamil Nadu...
  • Karnataka to host National Hockey Championship 07-05-2013 04:37 PM

    Bangalore: After a three-year interval, the much-diluted senior men's National Hockey Championship for the Rangaswamy Cup will commence here on Wednesday with defending champions Mumbai taking on hosts Karnataka in the opening fixture. The week-long tournament that concludes on May 16, will see zonal winners Punjab (North), Mumbai (West), Karnataka...
  • Dhanraj Pillay is against foreign coaches in India 11-11-2012 12:28 PM

    Kolkata: Former captain Dhanraj Pillay is not interested in talking about Indian hockey anymore after India's forgettable London Olympics performance and also questioned the rationale behind appointing foreign coaches. "Please don't ask me anything about Indian hockey. 12 teams mein se 12th finish karna ... Ab isse bhi bura kuchh...
  • Dinesh Reddy is the new president of IHF 06-11-2012 04:52 PM

    Hyderabad: Dinesh Reddy has been elected the new president of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) at its special general meeting in New Delhi on Monday. He is taking over the responsibility after the International Hockey Federation (FIH) recognised IHF the representative in India. This announcement came after the Delhi High...
  • HI blasts IHF for trying to lure players for WSH 07-10-2011 11:46 PM

    New Delhi: Hockey India lambasted the Indian Hockey Federation for trying to lure players for its unsanctioned World Series Hockey league, saying such efforts by IHF were "blatant anti-national campaign" which will lead to "slow poisoning" of the national game. Even though the event is not recognised by the International...
  • FIH threatens India's participation in Olympics 29-09-2011 09:45 PM

    New Delhi: The FIH has issued a veiled threat to block India's participation in the 2012 London Olympics in case the government does not grant Hockey India the status of a National Sports Federation and if all lawsuits, including the one filed by the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) against it,...
  • FIH rejects interim settlement between HI-IHF 29-07-2011 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Friday dealt a major blow to Sports Ministry's effort of reconciliation between Hockey India and Indian Hockey Federation by rejecting the interim "working relationship" between the two warring bodies. The FIH said that it was "surprised and disappointed" to learn about the...
  • Indian Olympic Association rejects hockey deal 27-07-2011 10:02 PM

    Country's Olympic governing body has shown its reservation on the proposed merger of HI and IHF. ...
  • Hockey: HI, IHF agree to merge 25-07-2011 04:12 PM

    New Delhi: Adhering to the Sports Ministry's proposal, Hockey India (HI)and Indian Hockey Federation (IHF)on Monday agreed to merge as one body, thus ending a long-standing tussle between the two warring factions. The decision was taken after a meeting held between the two parties at the Ministry's headquarters here. The...
  • IHF and IWHF merge, election in October 12-08-2010 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: Taking first step towards getting the FIH recognition, Indian Hockey Federation and Indian Women's Hockey Federation on Thursday merged to form a single body which will handle the affairs of the game in the country. The body, which will continue to be known as the Indian Hockey Federation,...
  • Govt restores IHF's recognition 06-08-2010 10:12 PM

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  • KPS Gill to attend Asian Hockey Federation meetings 17-07-2008 10:58 PM

    A running commentary of Delhi vs Odisha and Rajasthan vs Mumbai plus updates of all the other Ranji Trophy matches across the country. ...
  • Jothikumaran sues TV channel for sting operation 02-05-2008 08:10 PM

    Colombo:: Samit Patel said on Monday he was hopeful his all-round talents would help him win a Test cap for England during the upcoming series against Sri Lanka. The 27-year-old Nottinghamshire player will vie with Ravi Bopara for the batting spot left vacant after the exclusion of Eoin Morgan for...
  • Hockey top boss readies for Round 2 | KPS Gill sacked 29-04-2008 08:22 AM

    Mumbai: Despite Cheteshwar Pujara's fine knock of 80, Saurashtra got bundled out for a mere 173, which Gujarat achieved comfortably to register a four-wicket victory in an inconsequential West Zone Vijay Hazare one-day league tie here on Tuesday. Electing to bat first here at the Wankhede Stadium, Saurashtra scored 173...
  • IOA sacks KPS Gill, suspends IHF 29-04-2008 03:49 AM

    What a quixotic match it was, and what a startling result. Having been decidedly ordinary in the field, allowing Sri Lanka to cruise to 320, India got it together at the right time in extraordinary manner to chase down the target in 36.4 overs to seize a bonus point and...
  • The media is unprofessional: KPS Gill 28-04-2008 04:27 PM

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  • India may forfeit chance to host hockey WC 01-04-2008 04:47 PM

    Melbourne: Mind games and countering India's swing bowlers are the main focus of Australia's batting camp ahead of the grueling four-Test series beginning on December 26. In a bid to improve the footwork of the struggling Australian batsmen as they gear up to deal with the likes of Zaheer Khan...
  • SAI gives the go-ahead to Charlesworth, IHF still unsure 19-03-2008 06:16 PM

    Kolkata: Rahul Dravid scored his 36th Test hundred on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies at Eden Gardens on Monday. Dravid also became the highest run-getter in Tests in 2011. After the day's play, Dravid admitted at a media interaction that a few things suggested...
  • Gill meets ex-players, discusses state of hockey 18-03-2008 03:54 PM

    Kochi: Kerala were struggling at 121 for four in their first innings after restricting Services to 253 on the second day of their Ranji trophy Plate Division Group 'A' match at the Jawaharlal Nehru International stadium here on Friday. Replying to Services' modest total, Kerala got off to a good...
  • Govt slams IHF, demands more teeth for Aussie coach 18-03-2008 02:48 AM

    New Delhi: The Karnail Singh Stadium had a surprise guest as star batsman Rahul Dravid dropped in to watch his state Karnataka play against Railways on the opening day of their second-round Ranji Trophy Elite Group match. Clad in a green T-shirt and blue denims, Rahul walked in at half-past...
  • Charlesworth not interested if things don't change 17-03-2008 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Putting aside talks of a mismatch, West Indies put up a brave fight in the first Test at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla but couldn't prevent India from registering a comfortable victory by five wickets on the fourth day to take a 1-0 lead. The hosts came from behind...
  • Charlesworth in-charge of 'Promotion of Indian Hockey' 15-03-2008 12:50 PM

    CNN-IBN talked to the cricket fraternity after a jail sentence was handed out to tainted Pakistan trio in spot-fixing case. ...