Lanco International Super Series

  • India beat Pak 5-2, register 1st win in Lanco series November 24, 2012

    Perth: India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 5-2 in an inconsequential round robin match to register their first win in the Lanco International Super Series hockey tournament here on Saturday. India were by far the dominant side on display in the battle between the two sub-continent giants in the nine-a-side format of the...
  • Australia beat India 4-3 in 9s hockey November 23, 2012

    Perth: India stretched the mighty Australia before losing 3-4 in their second match of the nine-a-side Lanco International Super Series hockey event here on Friday. Sardar Singh, Danish Mustaba and Gurwinder Singh Chandi scored for India while Craig Boyne, Jacob Whetton and Trent Mitton struck for Australia. Boyne scored a brace. Indian...
  • India have to play German-style hockey: Nobbs November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: A youthful Indian hockey team will have its first big Test post the London disaster when they play in the Champions Trophy next month. Coach Michael Nobbs wants his wards to see Olympic Champions Germany as their model and hopes they respond well to the changes in the...
  • Conrath will be Indian hockey team's new trainer November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Hockey India is all set to appoint Australian, Jason Conrath, as the new exercise physiologist of the senior men's national team after another Aussie, David John, refused to resume duty owing to low salary. Conrath is Bachelor of Science in exercise and health and is currently studying masters...
  • Hockey India names 48 probables for Champions Trophy October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday announced the list of 48 probables for the national camp at the SAI Centre at the Netaji Subash National Institute of Sports in Patiala from October 15. The camp precedes selection of the Indian team for Lanco International Super Series and 34th Men's...
  • Hockey 9s likely to be an annual affair October 24, 2011

    Perth: The Lanco International Super Series Hockey 9s is likely to be an annual affair, after the successful hosting of the inaugural tournament in Perth this month, according to Hockey Australia officials. The capital city of the Western Australian State hosted the first-ever modified four-nation, four-day Hockey 9s event that concluded...
  • Indian women lose to Australia in Hockey 9s final October 23, 2011

    Perth: A spirited Indian women's team gave the fancied Australia a scare by taking an early lead, but eventually lost 1-4 in the final of the Lanco International Super Series Hockey 9s in Perth on Sunday. India fought gallantly against the home team and proved themselves a worthy contender for the...
  • 'India want to end Hockey 9s series with win vs Pak' October 22, 2011

    Perth: The Indian men's hockey team might be out of the title race at the Lanco International Super Series Hockey 9s after losing to Australia on Saturday, but custodian PR Sreejesh wants to sign off on a high by winning Sunday's bronze medal play-off against arch-rivals Pakistan. India slumped to the...
  • Indian men out of finals race in Hockey 9s October 22, 2011

    Perth: The Indian men's hockey team's hopes of reaching the final went up in smoke after Australia handed it a 4-1 drubbing in their last league match of the Lanco International Super Series 9s here on Saturday. India will now face Pakistan for the bronze medal on Sunday. By winning all its...
  • Indian women enter Hockey 9s Super Series final October 22, 2011

    Perth: The Indian women's team played out a sluggish 1-1 draw against Malaysia on Saturday but it was enough to fetch the side a place in the Lanco International Super Series Hockey 9s final here. With a draw against the hosts on Friday and full points against Malaysia on the opening...
  • India draw 1-1 with Pakistan in Hockey 9s October 21, 2011

    Perth: India produced a much-improved show after their opening match loss as they played out a 1-1 draw against arch-rivals Pakistan in a thrilling league match of the Lanco International Super Series Hockey 9s in Perth on Friday. India, who had lost to New Zealand 3-6 in their opening match, were...
  • India women draw with Australia in Hockey 9s October 21, 2011

    Perth: The Indian women's hockey team got its act together after being on the backfoot in the first half to force a 1-1 draw against hosts Australia in the Lanco International Super Series on Friday. Star forward Ashleigh Nelson put Australia ahead in the 10th minute before her Indian counterpart Soundarya...
  • India eves overcome Malaysia in Hockey 9s October 20, 2011

    Perth: Indian girls put up a brilliant performance to overcome a fighting Malaysia 3-1 to register the first win of the international played in the new Hockey 9s format here at the Perth Hockey Stadium. Ritu Rani, guided the ball into the net off India's first long corner in the 10th...
  • 'Playing in Hockey 9s will benefit India' October 19, 2011

    Perth: India hockey captain Bharat Chetri feels that playing in the new format - Hockey 9s Super Series - will prove to be advantageous for India in the long run, including the Olympic qualifiers. India are one of the four countries taking part in the Lanco International Super Series Hockey 9s,...
  • Hockey 9s will suit India, Pakistan: Charlesworth October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Traditional rivals India and Pakistan are best-suited for hockey's new nine-a-side format, Hockey 9s, which will make its debut with the LANCO International Super Series in Perth from October 20-23, said its mastermind Ric Charlesworth. With a view to revolutionise hockey and make it more free-flowing and viewer-friendly, Charlesworth,...
  • LANCO Super Series to introduce revolutionary Hockey 9s October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: With an aim to make hockey faster and more viewer-friendly, Hockey Australia and infrastructure major LANCO Infratech Limited launched a new revolutionary nine-a-side tournament on Tuesday, to be held in Perth from October 20 to 23. The event, named 'LANCO International Super Series,' will feature hosts Australia, India, Pakistan...