Paul van Ass is believed to have told the Indian team to ‘aim for a podium at the Rio Olympics.’
India beat Poland 3-1 in the final of Hockey World League 2 and take one step closer to Olympic qualification.
Despite having heart in their mouth on more than a few occasion, Ranchi Rays won 3-2 in the shootout.
For opposing sides in this season of the HIL, Jackson has been a constant menace.
Harjot Singh is seen as the most promising young goalkeeper in India.
On one hand Sreejesh, the key behind India’s success at the Asian Games last year, showed the reason he is regarded as one of the best in the world at the moment.
It’s Mumbai’s last game on home turf and the importance of a win cannot be undermined for their future in the league.
Waveriders got their first 2 goals of the match through New Zealander Simon Child, in the 5th and 47th minutes.
It was Wizards' second loss in five games. They play the Punjab Warriors on Wednesday.
As per the suspension, Gurjinder will now miss the matches against Ranchi Rays and Dabang Mumbai.
The Waveriders scored a goal each in the first, second and fourth quarter through Jones, Simon Child and Akashdeep.
Most importantly, Van Ass’ relationship with Hockey India will define his stay in the country.
Punjab Warriors took the full advantage of Delhi's defensive tactic and pumped in three goals in the last 2 quarters.
It has been learnt that both Van Ass and Thornton will get a pay cheque similar to their predecessors.
UP climb to 3rd spot in standings with 8 points from a win, a loss and a defeat while Lancers are 4th.
The Rays came out with more purpose after the change of ends and drew parity five minutes into the third quarter.
It was Warriors' second consecutive victory in the Hockey India League.
Ranchi Rays recovered in time as they responded with two goals in a space of seven minutes.
Dwyer scored both his goals in the space of two minutes as Punjab beat Lancers 4-2.
Skipper Dwyer leads Punjab comeback to beat Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in the Hockey India League.
Mihir Vasavda goes sibling-spotting while trawling through the Hockey India League 2015’s team rosters.
Ranchi Rays come from behind to beat Mumbai Dabang 2-1 in the Hockey India League in Mumbai.
Dabang Mumbai held Punjab Warriors to a draw in debut Hockey India League match.
After a barren first quarter, the opening goal of the match was scored in the second quarter.
Under new coach Jude Felix, the Lancers looked more organised and started on a positive note in the tournament.
Like last two seasons, fringe players will use HIL to revive their career.
Nobbs said the likes of Jude Felix, Harendra Singh, MK Kaushik and Cedric D’Souza would be ideal.
Prochazka is one of only 3000 registered Czech hockey players.
D’Souza has been crucial in Air India’s dominance in the domestic circle these past few years.
I look forward to the third season and aiming to improve our position by finishing on a winning note.
The Indian forward is leaving no stone unturned in his preparation for the Hero Hockey India League.
Consequently, his contract was not renewed by Hockey India, who are now looking for a new coach.
Sardar was the pivot of the Indian team before the 2012 Olympics and continues to remain so.
The 23-year-old drag-flicker has been a significant contributor to Delhi Waveriders' successful campaign in 2014.
Sheikh said the celebrations have been the part of the game and his players were unnecessarily punished by the FIH.
Though this has been a good year for the men’s hockey team, they are still a work-in-progress.