ASIAN CHAMPIONS TROPHY

  • India finish fifth at Men's Asian Champions hockey tourney November 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Akashdeep Singh scored three goals as India thrashed Oman 61 to finish fifth in the third Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan on Sunday. In a fifthsixth place match, India dominated from the word go, scoring three goals in each half. Kothajit Singh converted a penalty corner...
  • Indian women win silver in Asian Champions Trophy hockey November 9, 2013

    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 corner...
  • Indian men beat Malaysia 43 in Asian Champions Trophy hockey November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Malak Singh scored a brace as India edged past Malaysia 43 in a hardfought 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) and...
  • Indian women lose 12, suffer 1st defeat in Asian Champions Trophy November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: India conceded a late goal to lose 12 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 minute...
  • Indian men lose 45 to Pakistan in Asian Champions Trophy November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A young and inexperienced Indian men's hockey team fought hard before going down 45 against archrivals 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 of...
  • Indian men beat Oman in Asian Champions hockey November 5, 2013

    Kakamigahara: India registered their first win of the third Asian Champions Trophy, defeating Oman 30 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 he...
  • Indian women beat Malaysia 51, enter Asian Champions Trophy final November 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian women continued their impressive show at the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament as they thrashed Malaysia 51 to secure their place in the summit clash of the event at Kakamigahara, Japan Monday. After being locked 11 at half time, India scored four field goals after the changeover to...
  • Indian men lose 12 to Japan in Asian Champions hockey November 4, 2013

    New Delhi: A young and inexperienced Indian men's hockey team slumped to its second consecutive defeat in the Asian Champions Trophy, losing 12 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, who...
  • India lose 02 against China in Asian Men Champions Trophy hockey November 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A young Indian side went down 02 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 42 in Asian Champions Trophy Hockey November 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Poonam Rani struck twice as India scored an upset victory over higherranked China 42 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, Amandeep...
  • Hockey: Target Asian Champions Trophy but focus Junior World Cup November 1, 2013

    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 Ipoh...
  • Hockey: Asian Champions Trophy will help assess junior WC preps, says Gregg Clark October 29, 2013

    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...
  • Pak beat India in a 54 cliffhanger to win Asian CT December 27, 2012

    Doha: Defending champions India fought valiantly but lost a ninegoal cliffhanger to Pakistan in the final of the Asian Champions Trophy on Thursday, with Mohammad Imran's 64th minute strike winning it for Pakistan 54. The match was not short of drama with the Indian team at one stage threatening to quit...
  • India to play Pakistan in Asian CT hockey final December 27, 2012

    Doha: Already through to the final, defending champions India suffered a shock 35 defeat at the hands of Malaysia in their last and inconsequential league match of the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Wednesday. India will take on archrivals Pakistan in the summit clash on Thursday after the latter...
  • India to test juniors against Malaysia December 25, 2012

    Doha: Already assured of a place in the summit clash, India would look to test their reserves when they take on Malaysia in their final round robin match of the second Asian Champions Trophy here Wednesday. While India have already sealed their place in the final of the tournament after...
  • India crush Oman 110 in Asian Champions Trophy hockey December 23, 2012

    Doha: A dominant India humiliated minnows Oman 110 to register their third consecutive win in the second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday. SV Sunil (3rd and 44th minute), Dharamvir Singh (8th minute and 56th minute), VR Raghunath (30th and 38th minute penalty corner) and Rupinder Pal Singh (33rd...
  • Confident India hit by injuries ahead of Oman clash December 22, 2012

    Doha: A confident but injuryhit India would look to rest two of their key players when they take on a lowly Oman in their third roundrobin league match of the second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday. With two wins from as many matches, defending champions India started...
  • India beat Japan for second win at Asian CT December 21, 2012

    Doha: VR Raghunath's brace helped India beat Japan 31 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 vicecaptain Raghunath....
  • India strong favourites against China in ACT opener December 19, 2012

    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 Singhled India will approach the tournament with a newfound confidence and zeal having finished...
  • Pakistan under pressure at Asian Champions Trophy hockey December 19, 2012

    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 December 19, 2012

    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 December 17, 2012

    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 2027. The 18member squad left for Doha by a Qatar Airways flight this morning, a day...
  • Indian hockey squad unchanged for Asian CT December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior players continue to miss the bus as defending champions India on Friday named an unchanged 18member squad under Sardar Singh for the second Asian Champions Trophy to be held at Doha from December 2027. India, who defeated Pakistan 42 via penalty shootout en route to the tital...
  • Qatar to host Asian Champions Trophy hockey March 26, 2012

    Dubai: Qatar will host this year's Asian Champions Trophy featuring India, Pakistan, Malaysia, South Korea, China and Japan. The Asian Hockey Federation is yet to finalise the dates of the event but local authorities hinted it could be held in NovemberDecember this year. "This is a huge boost for Qatar and for...
  • HIIHF tussle take centrestage in hockey in 2011 December 29, 2011

    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 centrestage over the performance of the national team in 2011. Just like a neverending television soap opera, there seemed to be no immediate solution to...
  • Hockey hero Walmiki's house lights up, finally September 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Electricity supplier BEST provided power connection to the modest garagehome 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 of...
  • MP CM announces reward for hockey players September 15, 2011

    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 Forum...
  • Orissa announces reward for its hockey players September 14, 2011

    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 announced...
  • 'They should have got much more' September 14, 2011

    Former India goalkeeper Ashish Ballal and Secretary General of Hockey India, Narendra Batra talk to CNNIBN about the measly amount of money given to the Indian hockey team. ...
  • A depressingly familiar story for Indian hockey September 14, 2011

    The Indian hockey team rejected the cash award of Rs 25,000 per player for their performance in the Asian Champions Trophy. ...