Champions Trophy 2012

  • 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 Singh-led India will approach the tournament with a new-found confidence and zeal having finished...
  • Australia in the way of Indian hockey's chance of redemption December 7, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia stand between India and redemption as the two sides meet in the Champions Trophy semi-final here on Saturday in what promises to be a gruelling encounter. India are assured of a top-four finish for the first time in Champions Trophy since 2004, whereas a win will guarantee Sardar Singh...
  • Shivendra, Sandeep dropped from India hockey squad November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Star midfielder Sardar Singh will captain India at the Lanco International Super Series and 34th Champions Trophy as Hockey India (HI) on Monday announced the 18-man squad for the tour of Australia, which will not include penalty-corner expert Sandeep Singh and veteran striker Shivendra Singh on the touring...
  • Chhetri, Tushar out of shortlisted 33 for Champions Trophy October 29, 2012

    Patiala: The Hockey India (HI) Selection Committee on Monday ignored custodian Bharat Chhetri and forward Tushar Khandker while trimming down the list of Core Group Men probables to 33 after the three-day selection trials ended at the SAI Centre, Netaji Subash National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala on Saturday. The...