Hockey World Cup

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces India's largest hockey stadium in Rourkela

The 2023 FIH Men's Hockey World Cup will be hosted by Odisha, for a second consecutive time, at two venues, Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.

published on : 24th December 2020

Hockey World Cup 2023: Efforts on to make Rourkela match-ready  

Earlier on the day, a separate HI team inspected the Biju Patnaik hockey stadium of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) which is the lone venue in Sundargarh to host matches.

published on : 11th December 2020

Smart City projects gain pace in Steel City ahead of Men’s Hockey World Cup

Sources said redevelopment of the multi-purpose Birsa Munda Stadium, multi-level car parking and Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium-cum-auditorium are in advanced stage.

published on : 6th December 2020

Belgium beat Netherlands in sudden death to win maiden hockey World Cup title

Olympic silver medallist Belgium created history by eking out a 3-2 win in the penalty shoot-out after the final match of the game's showpiece event ended in a goalless draw.

published on : 16th December 2018

Argentina seal quarter-finals spot in Men's Hockey World Cup

Agustin Mazzilli, Lucas Vila and Lucas Martinez's goals displayed Argentina's dominant performance to retain their spot at the top of Pool A.

published on : 4th December 2018

Hockey World Cup: Olympic champions Argentina toil hard for 4-3 win over Spain

Six places may separate the two teams in world rankings but world number eight Spain gave Argentina, ranked second, a run for their money.

published on : 29th November 2018

More than hurt, I was surprised by sudden ouster as India coach: Roelant Oltmans

Oltmans came to India as High-Performance Director in 2013 and played an instrumental role in reviving Indian hockey before taking up the position of men's team's chief coach.

published on : 29th November 2018

Impressive India maul South Africa 5-0 in hockey WC opener

World number five India are eyeing to reclaim the World Cup after 43 years, a title which they won only once way back in 1975 in Kuala Lumpur.

published on : 28th November 2018

Unimpressive Belgium battle past Canada 2-1 in hockey WC opener

Ranked third in the world, Belgium started as overwhelming favourites against world no.11 Canada in the Pool C opener but they looked far from impressive.

published on : 28th November 2018

Hockey World Cup 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: India start campaign with 5-0 drubbing of South Africa

The 'Men in Blue' led by Manpreet Singh started on a winning note against minnows from the 'Rainbow Nation'. 

published on : 28th November 2018

Salman Khan to join Hockey World Cup celebrations in Cuttack

Salman took to Twitter and uploaded a video in which he can be seen confirming his presence at the function.

published on : 28th November 2018

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik releases commemorative postage stamps on Hockey World Cup

The stamps aim at commemorating the 14th edition of the Mens Hockey World Cup in the state.

published on : 28th November 2018

Title-holders Australia eyeing another good World Cup show to keep funds flowing

Aiming to win a rare hat-trick of titles, Australia chief coach Colin Batch said a disastrous outing here could seriously affect its preparations for the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 28th November 2018

This Hockey World Cup could be the most competitive edition ever

Flicking through the pages of events held under the banner of the FIH since the end of the 2014 World Cup, that theme holds sufficient water. An unprecedented number of five teams have won titles.

published on : 28th November 2018

Shahrukh, Madhuri and Rahman enthrals crowd at opening ceremony of men's hockey World Cup

The World was declared open by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during the ceremony, attended by all 16 captains.

published on : 28th November 2018
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