ICE HOCKEY

  • Supporting a smaller sport is always good: Gautam Gambhir April 18, 2015

    Not able to represent the country due to lack of funds is one of the worst things that can happen to any sportsmen, says Gambhir after donating funds to Indian ice hockey team. ...
  • Czechoslovakia hockey great Jaroslav Holik dies at 72 April 17, 2015

    Prague: Jaroslav Holik, an offensive forward who helped Czechoslovakia win a hockey world title and an Olympic bronze medal in 1972, has died. He was 72. The Czech ice hockey federation said on Friday that Holik, the father of NHL player Bobby Holik, died after battling an unspecified, long-term illness. Holik scored...
  • The success story called #SupportIceHockey: all you want to know April 17, 2015

    In a country like India, where cricket rules every sports roster, the success of #SupportIceHockey drive has been a heart-warming success story. The Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI), a few weeks back, came up with an idea of crowd-funding via social media so that the Indian ice hockey team, consisting...
  • Indian Ice Hockey team all set to compete in Kuwait April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The Indian ice hockey team is finally on its way to Kuwait for the Challenge Cup Division 1, after a wave of supporters came forward to crowd-fund their campaign. The Division I event, that will be held from April 18-24, will have six teams including hosts Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Singapore,...
  • Gautam Gambhir donates Rs 4 lakh to cash-strapped ice hockey team April 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday donated Rs.4 lakh to help the cash-strapped Indian ice hockey team in their quest for participation in the 2015 Challenge Cup of Asia in Kuwait. The ice hockey team is faced with a financial crisis going into the tournament and has...
  • Ice hockey association appeals for donations to take part in a tournament April 7, 2015

    In a country obsessed with cricket, it is not surprising to see the other sports not getting enough recognition and facing a lack of funds. The latest of the victims is the sport of ice hockey. The Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI) on Sunday appealed to supporters on social media...
  • Gujarat: Fighting all hurdles, girl heads for Special Olympics January 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Her family might be struggling to make ends meet, but that did not stop Maya Devipujak from following her dream of wielding the hockey stick on ice despite being bracketed among those with with Mild Intelligence Quotient. Maya is the only girl from Gujarat in the Indian Floor Hockey...
  • Watch: Ice hockey enthusiast of Ladakh February 19, 2010

    11yearold Shabir Shah started young on skates when he was barely five. From a remote village of Saamra in Kargil, Shah, like many youngsters in Ladakh, is an ice hockey enthusiast, who are fighting all odds to keep the game alive. ...
  • In Pics: U know them, guess who they are | Fall of the mighty men January 16, 2009

    New Delhi: How the mighty fell! Watch as some of your favourite sportsmen stumble, tumble and have a great fall. ...
  • Mumbai teen making waves in ice hockey May 1, 2007

    Melbourne: Sahil Kotian, a Mumbaiborn teenager, has emerged as the rising ice hockey star in Australia after signing for a prominent Sydney club. Sahil has been signed by Sydney Bears to play in the upcoming season for their Midget team and is being hailed as a star in the making. At 15,...
  • Lack of people leaves ice hockey cold January 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Ice hockey is a sport that can catch attention, especially with quite a few people interested in being a part of this winter sport. But as is the case in many nonmainstream sports, this game too suffers due to apathy. At 3,483 metres above sea level, Ladakh has possibly...