Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium

  • Hockey World League: India hold Germany to 3-3 draw, face Aus in QF January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: India looked hurt and it showed in the way they reacted after two consecutive defeats to almost beat Olympic Champions Germany before conceding a late goal that allowed the Germans to draw the match at 3-3 in the last game of the pool phase at the Hockey World...
  • Argentina record second straight win, Dutch beat Australia at Hockey World League Final January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Argentina continued their giant-killing spree and scored a 3-2 come-from-behind win over Belgium, while the Netherlands beat Australia by a solitary goal to register their first victory at the Hockey World League Final at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. In the opening match of the day,...
  • Hockey World League: Toothless India go down 0-2 to England January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India began 2014 on a rusty note, looking out of sync and a distant second on a chilly Friday night against a superior England outfit that beat the hosts 2-0 in a Pool A encounter of the Hockey World League final here at the Major Dhyan Chand National...
  • Argentina aim to reach final of HWL: Agustin Corradini January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Argentina have fixed their sights on reaching the summit clash of the Hockey World League Final to be played at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium from January 10 to 18, said assistant coach Agustin Corradini. "We are focusing on reaching the finals of this tournament. Teams like Netherlands, Belgium,...
  • India aim to win Hockey World League Finals opener against England: Raghunath January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: India aim to win their Hockey World League Finals opener Jan 10 against England, said defender VR Raghunath on Tuesday. Speaking to the press post their practice session under coach Terry Walsh at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Raghunath said Walsh is working on the team's game. "This tournament...
  • Australia aim to win Hockey World League final January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Australia aim to win the Hockey World League Final to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium from Jan 10-18. "I am expecting the team to stay till the end and win the title. Germany is the strongest contender but our first match against Belgium is very...
  • As it happened: India vs Pakistan, Junior Hockey World Cup December 14, 2013

    India locked horns with archrivals Pakistan for the 9th-10th place playoff at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. Both India and Pakistan failed to qualify for the quarter-finals from their respective groups. India beat Argentina 4-2 in the earlier playoff game and Pakistan got the better of South Africa 4-0...
  • Belgium confident of taking on France in Junior Hockey World Cup December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Belgium seem ready to take on France in the Hockey Junior World Cup quarter-final to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Thursday. Belgium are full of confidence after defeating defending champions Germany in the league phase earlier. "The entry into the quarter-finals has motivated the team's...
  • Dejected India exit junior hockey World Cup after draw with Korea December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Needing a win to reach the quarter-finals in the last game of the pool phase on Tuesday, India squandered a 3-1 lead to concede late goals that earned Korea a 3-3 draw, which enabled them to progress to the knockout stage of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup...
  • Junior Hockey WC: Germany join Belgium in quarters, Pakistan out December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Germany made a statement why they are the defending World Champions by decimating minnows Egypt 6-0 in a Pool A clash to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Tuesday. Pakistan, on the other hand, failed to qualify...
  • India vs Netherlands, Junior Hockey WC: as it happened December 6, 2013

    The 10th Junior Hockey World Cup got underway at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Friday with 16 teams in the fray to win the crown. India, in Pool C alongside the Netherlands, Korea and Canada, began their campaign with a tough encounter against the Netherlands. Earlier in...
  • Fast attack may lead us to victory against France: Spain hockey coach December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Spain coach Xavi Arnau on Thursday said a strong defence and fast attack may lead them to victory against France in the Hockey Junior World Cup which kicks off at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Friday. "With just a few hours left for the matches to begin,...
  • Aiming for a top-3 finish in Junior World Cup Hockey: Pakistan captain December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan captain Umar Bhutta said that the former champions are determined to finish among top-three in the Junior World Cup Hockey that will be played here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium from Friday. Pakistan, who were champions in the inaugural edition in 1979, are in tough Pool...
  • Germany determined to retain junior World Cup hockey crown December 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Germany are determined to defend their title and extend their record to six in the Junior Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on December 6-15. Germany are in Pool A with Pakistan, who were champions in the inaugural edition in 1979, Belgium and Egypt. Coach...
  • Netherlands confident of win against India in Junior WC hockey opener December 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Last edition's runners-up, Netherlands definitely start as favourites against India in their opening match of the Hockey Junior World Cup and coach Sjoerd Marijne on Monday his wards are confident of starting their campaign on a winning note in the December 6-15 event. "The team is very tough and...
  • HI derecognises AI for non-payment of membership February 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Saturday derecognised Air India as its associate member with immediate effect. This decision was unanimously taken in the Executive Board meeting of HI which was held on Saturday at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here. The decision was taken due to non-payment of their...
  • World Hockey League, India vs Oman: as it happened February 20, 2013

    This was India's second overwhelming win of the Hockey World League after they beat Fiji 16-0 in their first match....
  • India begin hunt for a place in the 2014 World Cup February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: India begin their journey for a place in the 2014 World Cup when its men and women teams get on the pitch at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here against their five opponents in the FIH Hockey World League (HWL) from February 18 to 24. Six men and...
  • HIL: Delhi conquer Punjab to go clear on top January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Waveriders consolidated their position on top of the Hockey India League (HIL) leaderboard with a 3-0 win over Punjab Warriors here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Tuesday, which means they stay unbeaten in the competition. The 5 points Delhi earned took them to 32...
  • HIL: Delhi back at home to face bottom-ranked Mumbai January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Riding on a 'wave' of success, Delhi Waveriders return to enjoy home support at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium when they take on Mumbai Magicians, who have arrived in the capital to overturn their five-match losing streak. Delhi - five points clear of second-placed Ranchi Rhinos - have...
  • I am never satisfied: Men's hockey coach Nobbs February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: India might have routed a lowly Singapore by a massive margin of 15-1, but coach Michael Nobbs is still not satisfied with his wards and said the team is yet to reach its peak. "Our passing was good but I am not satisfied with the performance. I am never...
  • Wrong decisions anger India women's hockey coach February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Disappointed with the 1-1 draw against a lowly Ukraine, India women's hockey coach CR Kumar rued the two decisions that went against his team, but said they have not yet decided whether to lodge a complaint with the FIH. India were denied a goal in the 55th minute and...
  • Ruthless India hammer Singapore 15-1 in hockey February 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Ruthless stick-work by the Indian men saw them hammer a hapless Singapore team 15-1 in the Olympic qualifiers for hockey, which began here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. India, who led 6-0 at half-time, were expected to score heavily against the Singapore team, which...
  • Ukraine women hold shoddy India to 1-1 draw February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian women began their quest for an Olympic hockey berth on a disappointing note as they were held to a 1-1 draw in their opening match of the qualifiers that began here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. The visitors from Ukraine surprised India in the...
  • Olympics hockey qualifiers: The numbers' game February 16, 2012

    New Delhi: In less than three days' time, India will begin their quest to return to the Olympics after facing the ignominy of missing the bus to Beijing four years ago. The qualification tournament for London 2012 begins here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, with both the men...
  • HI asks SAI to not give National Stadium for WSH November 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday shot a letter to the Sports Authority of India (SAI), requesting them to not give on lease Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium for the controversial World Series Hockey (WSH). HI contended that the dates of the WSH matches and the national camps for the...
  • No media coverage till tournament eve: FIH February 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Virtually shunning mediapersons from covering training and practice matches of participating teams in the hockey World Cup starting on Sunday, the FIH on Tuesday said it will issue accreditations only a day before the event and no access will be allowed to the venue without them. After persistent pressure...