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India need to revive HIL to continue hockey's growth, says Ric Charlesworth

For Indian hockey to capitalise on the gains made in the past decade, the national federation must revive the "revolutionary" Hockey India League, feels legendary Australian coach Ric Charlesworth.

In fourth Hockey India League, Punjab Warriors are third-time lucky

Warriors shut out, and then bolted, every possible window of hope for Lancers to find a foothold in the 'contest' which they won 6-1.

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HIL 2016: Going all out for win, Mumbai end up losing

The hosts at the Mahindra Stadium in Mumbai were trailing 4-3 against Delhi Waveriders. But with 30 seconds left on the clock, they won a penalty corner.

Cedric D'Souza rides the Wave to become Austria coach

Cedric D'Souza is tasked with helping the team qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

HIL 2016: Sardar Singh marshals Punjab Warriors to winning start against Ranchi Rays

Despite the win, it was not a smooth ride for the Punjab side which was playing at the newly laid astro turf at Sector 42 Hockey Stadium.

HIL 2016: New goal rule to the fore as forwards back at the forefront

This season in the HIL, the focus is firmly back on the more traditional art of scoring.

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In Olympic year, Hockey India League caught between club & country

With Olympics just five months after the HIL next year, the league does not feature in the plans of quite a few nations.

Field goal set to be counted as ‘two’ in Hockey India League

The move is aimed at increasing the percentage of field goals which will eventually give way to attacking hockey.

Who after PR Sreejesh? India ponder keeper concerns

Harjot Singh is seen as the most promising young goalkeeper in India.

Rampant wizards thrash Mumbai, close in on semis

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.

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