Indian Hockey Federation

  • 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...
  • HI allows WSH players to be part of Hockey India League 26-08-2013 09:20 AM

    Indian players who played the rebel World Series Hockey (WSH) organised by the Indian Hockey Federation have been granted amnesty to be brought into the players' auction for the second season of the Hockey India League (HIL) - India's official franchise-based domestic competition, Hindustan Times reported on Monday. Hockey India...
  • 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...
  • IHF to organise Federation Cup from July 23 19-07-2013 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) will organise the Federation Cup at the Shivaji Stadium here from July 23 to 28, the body announced on Friday. "India's premier hockey tournament, Federation Cup, will be held in Delhi from 23 July to 28 July at the Shivaji Stadium, New Delhi,"...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Free Hits: The Fight Over Indian Hockey 21-01-2011 01:49 PM

    This could just be Indian hockey's chance to break out from the obscurity of the past two decades. Nimbus Sport's partnership with the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) to launch World Series Hockey (WSH) league is one more attempt to bring back to centre stage a game that has brought India...
  • 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...
  • KPS Gill sacked, Hockey Federation suspended 28-04-2008 06:49 PM

    Mirpur: The match between Duronto Rajshahi and Dhaka Gladiators turned out to be a tense match at the end in the Bangladesh Premier League on Monday. After electing to bat, Gladiators managed to put up a low score of 116 as they ran into the experienced pacer, Mohammad Sami, who...
  • Exclusive Interview: K P S Gill on rot in Indian hockey 26-04-2008 08:01 AM

    Sydney: Sacked from Australia's ODI team, two-time World Cup winning former captain Ricky Ponting on Tuesday conceded that his one-day career is over but made it clear that he would continue playing Test cricket. The 37-year-old Ponting stopped short of announcing a formal retirement from ODIs, a day after he...
  • Hockey blues: Indian women fail in Olympic qualifier 24-04-2008 10:53 PM

    Mumbai: Former skipper Sourav Ganguly Friday came out in defence of the much-debated rotation policy adopted by the India team in the ongoing tri-series in Australia, saying it would help the players to be 'mentally fresh' before the final stages of the tournament. It's a good thing and should happen....
  • Cash-for-cap shame: Pay up to be a team player 23-04-2008 07:21 AM

    Lahore: Former Pakistan legspinner Abdul Qadir has criticised the rankings system of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and said it was unjust and unfair to many performing teams. The criteria for the rankings system is flawed and it is unjust to many teams, he said. This entire rankings system of...
  • Stung IHF Secy Gen denies taking bribe 22-04-2008 03:16 PM

    Former pacer Damien Fleming praises the current young crop of Australian fast bowlers. He also speaks about the Indian quicks who, according to him, have the potential to be up there. ...
  • Watch: What the expose means for IHF 22-04-2008 08:11 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board had to step in to avoid a big confusion over the selection of former captain Shoaib Malik in the Pakistan squad for the one-day series against England after captain Misbah-ul-Haq insisted on wanting Malik in the side. Well-placed sources in the board told PTI Thursday...
  • Indian hockey: Planning the road ahead 12-03-2008 09:46 AM

    Johannesburg: Left-handed batsman Jacques Rudolph was on Saturday recalled to the South African Test squad for a two-match series against Australia next month. Two uncapped players, leg-spinner Imran Tahir and all-rounder Vernon Philander, were named in the 14-man squad for the series, which starts in Cape Town on November 9....
  • 'Team literally picked by Gill's security officer' 10-03-2008 02:48 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has shortlisted former South African coach, Mickey Arthur, for the post of head coach of the national team. An official source in the board confirmed that Arthur was one of the five candidates finalised by the special committee, which was formed by the board to...
  • IHF plans international hockey event 14-01-2007 08:17 PM

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  • 'Indian hockey has lost the way' 20-12-2006 08:07 PM

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