Asian Champions Trophy

  • India finish fifth at Men's Asian Champions hockey tourney 10-11-2013 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: Akashdeep Singh scored three goals as India thrashed Oman 6-1 to finish fifth in the third Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan on Sunday. In a fifth-sixth place match, India dominated from the word go, scoring three goals in each half. Kothajit Singh converted a penalty...
  • Indian women win silver in Asian Champions Trophy hockey 09-11-2013 02:17 PM

    Kakamigahara: Indian women's hockey team had to be content with a silver medal in third Asian Champions Trophy after losing to hosts Japan by a solitary goal in the summit clash of the event at Kakamigahara, Japan on Saturday. India conceded an early goal when Otsuka Shiho converted a penalty...
  • Indian men beat Malaysia 4-3 in Asian Champions Trophy hockey 08-11-2013 09:45 PM

    New Delhi: Malak Singh scored a brace as India edged past Malaysia 4-3 in a hard-fought encounter to register their second win in the men's competition of the third Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan on Friday. Apart from Malak (41st and 51st minute), Ramandeep Singh (4th minute)...
  • Indian women lose 1-2, suffer 1st defeat in Asian Champions Trophy 07-11-2013 07:29 PM

    New Delhi: India conceded a late goal to lose 1-2 to hosts Japan and slump to their first defeat in the women's competition of the Asian Champions Trophy at Kakamigahara, Japan on Thursday. India, who were unbeaten in the tournament ahead of today's game, took the lead in the 33rd...
  • Indian men lose 4-5 to Pakistan in Asian Champions Trophy 07-11-2013 04:15 PM

    New Delhi: A young and inexperienced Indian men's hockey team fought hard before going down 4-5 against arch-rivals Pakistan to slump to their third defeat in the Asian Champions Trophy at Kakamigahara, Japan on Thursday. India, who have fielded 13 juniors players in the squad to give them exposure ahead...
  • Indian men beat Oman in Asian Champions hockey 05-11-2013 05:25 PM

    Kakamigahara: India registered their first win of the third Asian Champions Trophy, defeating Oman 3-0 in their third hockey league match here on Tuesday. India opened the scoring against the run of play in the 19th minute when a lapse from Oman defence allowed Akashdeep Singh into the circle and...
  • Indian women beat Malaysia 5-1, enter Asian Champions Trophy final 04-11-2013 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Indian women continued their impressive show at the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament as they thrashed Malaysia 5-1 to secure their place in the summit clash of the event at Kakamigahara, Japan Monday. After being locked 1-1 at half time, India scored four field goals after the changeover...
  • Indian men lose 1-2 to Japan in Asian Champions hockey 04-11-2013 08:29 AM

    New Delhi: A young and inexperienced Indian men's hockey team slumped to its second consecutive defeat in the Asian Champions Trophy, losing 1-2 to hosts Japan at Kakamigahara on Sunday. The Indian team, mainly made up of junior players, squandered a goal lead to go down fighting against the Japanese,...
  • India lose 0-2 against China in Asian Men Champions Trophy hockey 02-11-2013 07:00 PM

    New Delhi: A young Indian side went down 0-2 against China in their opening match of the third Asian Men Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan Saturday. The Indian team, made up mainly of junior players, let in two second half goals -- in the 50th and 55th minutes...
  • Indian women stun China 4-2 in Asian Champions Trophy Hockey 02-11-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Poonam Rani struck twice as India scored an upset victory over higher-ranked China 4-2 in their opening match of the third Asian Women Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan Saturday. Rani gave India the lead in the eighth minute by converting a penalty corner. Five minutes later,...
  • Hockey: Target Asian Champions Trophy but focus Junior World Cup 01-11-2013 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: The prism of their target may have the Asian Champions Trophy at its centre, but the Indian men's hockey team will have the Junior World Cup at the back of their mind when they step on the Kakamigahara turf in Japan on Saturday. The junior Indian team set...
  • Hockey: Asian Champions Trophy will help assess junior WC preps, says Gregg Clark 29-10-2013 07:42 PM

    New Delhi: With focus firmly on the FIH Junior Men's World Cup in December, India is sending a relatively junior team for the Asian Champions Trophy in Japan and chief coach Gregg Clark said the upcoming tournament will give him a chance to assess all the arsenal at his disposal...
  • India to test juniors against Malaysia 25-12-2012 08:48 PM

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  • India beat Japan for second win at Asian CT 21-12-2012 08:04 PM

    Doha: VR Raghunath's brace helped India beat Japan 3-1 giving them their second win in the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Friday. India earned their first penalty corner in the 22nd minute with the help of Birendra Lakra and Gurvinder Singh Chandi, which was successfully converted by vice-captain...
  • India strong favourites against China in ACT opener 19-12-2012 05:52 PM

    Doha: Starting as overwhelming favourites, confident India would look to open their title defence on a positive note against an unpredictable China in the second edition of the Asian Champions Trophy here on Thursday. The Sardar Singh-led India will approach the tournament with a new-found confidence and zeal having finished...
  • Pakistan under pressure at Asian Champions Trophy hockey 19-12-2012 04:08 PM

    Doha: Pakistan hockey captain Muhammed Imran feels his team was under pressure to win the Asian Champions Trophy starting December 20 following their bronze medal finish at the Champions Trophy in Melbourne. Pakistan were beaten by India in the final of the inaugural Asian Champions Trophy last year but this...
  • Pakistan favourites to win Asian Champions Trophy: Nobbs 19-12-2012 12:14 PM

    Doha: India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs feels that Pakistan, who finished third in the Champions Trophy, are favourites to win the Asian Champions Trophy that begins here from Dec 20. The Australian feels Pakistan are an experienced side compared to defending champions India. An experienced Pakistan team defeated India...
  • Indian hockey team leaves for Asian Champions Trophy 17-12-2012 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: Determined to defend the title, a confident Indian hockey team under Sardar Singh left for Doha to participate in the second edition of the Asian Champions Trophy to be held from December 20-27. The 18-member squad left for Doha by a Qatar Airways flight this morning, a day...
  • Indian hockey squad unchanged for Asian CT 07-12-2012 05:29 PM

    New Delhi: Senior players continue to miss the bus as defending champions India on Friday named an unchanged 18-member squad under Sardar Singh for the second Asian Champions Trophy to be held at Doha from December 20-27. India, who defeated Pakistan 4-2 via penalty shootout en route to the tital...
  • HI-IHF tussle take centre-stage in hockey in 2011 29-12-2011 10:00 PM

    Another year passed but the sorry state of Indian hockey refused to change as the prolonged struggle for power between two warring federations once again took centre-stage over the performance of the national team in 2011. Just like a never-ending television soap opera, there seemed to be no immediate solution...
  • Hockey hero Walmiki's house lights up, finally 15-09-2011 11:58 PM

    Mumbai: Electricity supplier BEST provided power connection to the modest garage-home of India's hockey hero Yuvraj Walmiki on Thursday, bringing tears to the eyes of the family members. "In the past two days, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has spoken to me on several occasions, wanting to know the status...
  • MP CM announces reward for hockey players 15-09-2011 05:18 PM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced a reward of Rs one lakh each for the members of the Indian hockey team, which won the Asian Champions Trophy in China recently. Chouhan made the announcement from China where he is taking part in the ongoing World Economic...
  • Orissa announces reward for its hockey players 14-09-2011 11:10 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced cash rewards of Rs 1.5 lakh each to the three hockey players from the state who were part of the team that won the Asian Champions Trophy in China. Congratulating all the members of the Hockey India for the victory, Patnaik...
  • 'They should have got much more' 14-09-2011 08:39 PM

    Former India goalkeeper Ashish Ballal and Secretary General of Hockey India, Narendra Batra talk to CNN-IBN about the measly amount of money given to the Indian hockey team. ...
  • A depressingly familiar story for Indian hockey 14-09-2011 08:30 PM

    The Indian hockey team rejected the cash award of Rs 25,000 per player for their performance in the Asian Champions Trophy. ...
  • Hockey players upset with ACT win reward 14-09-2011 12:14 PM

    Rajpal Singh refused to accept the cash prize of Rs 25, 000 and said that if we are giving hundred per cent we expect the same from Hockey India. ...