Junior Mens Hockey World Cup 2013

Germany beat France 5-2 to win sixth Junior Men's Hockey World Cup title

Germany beat France 5-2 to win sixth Junior Men's Hockey World Cup title New Delhi: Niklas Wellen slammed a brilliant hat-trick to guide defending champions Germany to their record sixth world title, beating unheralded France 5-2 in the summit clash of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand on Sunday. It was a befitting end to the tournament as both Germany and France dished out splendid hockey much to the delight of the sparse crowd present on a...
10:04 PM, Dec 15, 2013

Junior Hockey WC: India lose to Pakistan in shootout, finish 10th

Junior Hockey WC: India lose to Pakistan in shootout, finish 10th New Delhi: Pakistan held their nerves to claim the 9th position at the FIH Junior Hockey World Cup with a 4-2 victory over India in penalty shootout after the teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation period of 70 minutes here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. India's Imran Khan and Satbir Singh failed to beat Pakistan goalkeeper and Man-of-the-Match Mazhar Abbas in the one-on-one...
09:50 PM, Dec 14, 2013

As it happened: India vs Pakistan, Junior Hockey World Cup

As it happened: India vs Pakistan, Junior Hockey World Cup India locked horns with archrivals Pakistan for the 9th-10th place playoff at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. Both India and Pakistan failed to qualify for the quarter-finals from their respective groups. India beat Argentina 4-2 in the earlier playoff game and Pakistan got the better of South Africa 4-0 to get a chance to play for the 9th-10th positions. ...
07:38 PM, Dec 14, 2013

Junior Hockey World Cup: India beat Argentina 4-2, play Pakistan next

Junior Hockey World Cup: India beat Argentina 4-2, play Pakistan next New Delhi: After missing out on the quarter-finals, India got a bit of a lift on Thursday when they beat Argentina 4-2 in the first of their playoff games and will now take on Pakistan in the 9th-10th place playoff at the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. India came out with a re-worked strategy of controlled aggression to register a convincing victory...
09:42 PM, Dec 12, 2013

Junior Hockey WC: France vs Malaysia, Netherlands vs Germany in semis

Junior Hockey WC: France vs Malaysia, Netherlands vs Germany in semis New Delhi: France will face Malaysia, while The Netherlands will lock horns against defending champions Germany in the semi-finals of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium on Thursday. Jean-Laurent Kierffer scored a brace as France stunned European champions Belgium 5-4 in a nail-biting quarter-final match, while Malaysia beat Korea 2-1 in another last-eight match to register their place in the semi-finals of the mega-event...
09:16 PM, Dec 12, 2013

As it happened: India vs Argentina, Junior Hockey WC playoffs

As it happened: India vs Argentina, Junior Hockey WC playoffs After narrowly missing out on the quarter-finals place to Korea on goal difference in the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup, India met Argentina in the 9th-12th place playoffs at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday. India finished third in Pool C behind leaders Netherlands and Korea. Top two teams from each of the four pools qualified for the quarters. Both India and Korea had three...
07:24 PM, Dec 12, 2013

Junior Hockey WC: India look to redeem pride against Argentina in play-offs

Junior Hockey WC: India look to redeem pride against Argentina in play-offs New Delhi: Their dreams shattered after crashing out of the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup, India would look to redeem some pride and finish inside the top 10 bracket when they take on Argentina in the 9th-12th classification match here at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, here on Thursday. India crashed out of the quarter-final race of the ongoing World Cup after being held to a 3-3 draw by...
04:05 PM, Dec 11, 2013

Dejected India exit junior hockey World Cup after draw with Korea

Dejected India exit junior hockey World Cup after draw with Korea New Delhi: Needing a win to reach the quarter-finals in the last game of the pool phase on Tuesday, India squandered a 3-1 lead to concede late goals that earned Korea a 3-3 draw, which enabled them to progress to the knockout stage of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup on better goal difference. The draw ousted India from the tournament with a goal difference (GD) of zero, while Korea's...
09:49 PM, Dec 10, 2013

As it happened: India vs Korea, Junior Men's Hockey World Cup

As it happened: India vs Korea, Junior Men's Hockey World Cup India take on Korea in the last pool game of the 10th Junior Men's Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Tuesday. Both India and Korea have three points from two games, but with a better goal difference, the Koreans just need a draw while India must win to progress to the quarter-finals. Both India and Korea beat Canada but lost to the...
07:06 PM, Dec 10, 2013

Junior Hockey World Cup: India in must-win territory against Canada

Junior Hockey World Cup: India in must-win territory against Canada New Delhi: India fought well against the Netherlands on Friday, but went down. On Saturday, they will have to fight again, but only a win will keep them alive in the 10th FIH Junior Men's Hockey World Cup. The four-team nature of the pool stage means that India's gallant 2-3 loss against the Dutchmen puts them in must-win territory against Canada. Another loss will be fatal to Manpreet Singh's team,...
12:19 PM, Dec 07, 2013

India vs Netherlands, Junior Hockey WC: as it happened

India vs Netherlands, Junior Hockey WC: as it happened The 10th Junior Hockey World Cup got underway at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Friday with 16 teams in the fray to win the crown. India, in Pool C alongside the Netherlands, Korea and Canada, began their campaign with a tough encounter against the Netherlands. Earlier in the day, Korea beat Canada 7-4 to win the opening game of Pool C. ...
07:26 PM, Dec 06, 2013

Junior World Cup: Indian hockey resumes gold hunt

Junior World Cup: Indian hockey resumes gold hunt Back in July-August this year, a smile flashed across the face of Indian hockey lovers. The unexpected nature of the reason added extra glitter to the grin. The junior women team had won a world cup bronze and added conviction to the hope that boys will do better or at least repeat it four months later at home. And now we stand at the doorstep of that hope: the FIH...
10:12 PM, Dec 05, 2013

Arjun Halappa sees India on the podium in Junior Hockey World Cup

Arjun Halappa sees India on the podium in Junior Hockey World Cup A tournament at home brings with it a fair deal of expectations from the home team, and when it's a sport that has been striving to revive its glorious past, the percentage of those expectations rises. The 10th FIH Junior Men's Hockey World Cup has brought the same with it. India will host the biggest global tournament in junior hockey from December 6 to 15 in New Delhi, and the...
02:10 PM, Dec 03, 2013

Junior Hockey World Cup: India's big chance, says coach

Junior Hockey World Cup: India's big chance, says coach Indian hockey may still be a fair distance away from closing the gap with the Europeans and the Australians, but coach of the junior men's hockey team, Gregg Clark, feels the Junior World Cup could be the start of recapturing Indian hockey's golden history. The hockey world will have its eyes on India over the first half of December when New Delhi hosts the 10th Junior Men's Hockey World Cup,...
03:15 PM, Nov 30, 2013

India will be in top four at men's junior hockey World Cup: Manpreet

India will be in top four at men's junior hockey World Cup: Manpreet The Indian junior men's hockey team will brace up for its stiffest test of late when the boys lock horns with 15 other top teams from the world at home. There were no major surprises in the 18-man squad announced by Hockey India at a gala event. Led by Manpreet Singh, who is now also a regular in the senior squad and captained the juniors to Sultan of Johor Cup...
12:40 PM, Nov 29, 2013