Hockey World Cup: Belgium win a thriller

A gritty Belgium defeated former champions the Netherlands in sudden death in a thrilling summit clash to win their maiden men's hockey World Cup title at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. Olympic silver medallist Belgium created history by eking out a 3-2 win in the final match of the game's

Hockey World Cup: Tom’s boon puts Belgium in Semi-finals

Olympic silver medallist Belgium qualified for the semifinals of the men's hockey World Cup for the first time ever when they defeated two-time champions Germany 2-1, here on Thursday. World No. 3 Belgium scored through Alexander Hendrickx (18th minute) and Tom Boon (50th) to register the come-from-behind win. World no. 6

Hockey World Cup: India out to break Dutch dike

Their shoulders are burdened with the weight of expectations but it won't be easy for India to end a 43-year long wait when they take on the mighty Netherlands in the quarterfinal of the men's hockey World cup, here on Thursday. Boasting a rich hockey legacy, India last played in the

Hockey World Cup: England show Olympic champions the door

England stunned Olympic champions Argentina 3-2 to book their place in the semifinals of the 14th Men's Hockey World Cup here on Wednesday. England, who conceded the lead in the 17th minute, staged a superb come back to make their third successive semi-final appearance at the tournament. England scored three field goals through

Hockey World Cup: Red Lions Maul Pakistan

Pakistan's miserable campaign at men's the men's hockey World Cup finally came to an end after Olympic silver medallists Belgium thrashed the four-time champions 5-0 in the third cross-over match at the Kalinga Stadium here on Tuesday. Staring the match as favorites, the Red Lions toyed with the Pakistani defense which somehow

Hockey: Aussies Too Hot

Two-time champions Australia firmly remained on course for a hat-trick of titles by becoming the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals of the men's hockey World Cup with a comfortable 3-0 win over England in a Pool B match here. World number 1 Australia scored three goals in the final

Hockey: Pakistan Excited to play at ‘lucky’ Stadium

The Pakistan hockey team players on Saturday said they were looking forward to play at the "lucky" Kalinga Stadium, a venue for the World Cup. The team received a warm reception at the Wagah Border for the much-awaited showpiece. "We have come here before and we have always enjoyed playing at this venue.

Mumbai Customs win Joe Fernandes Hockey Title

Mumbai Customs charged to a comfortable 2-0 win against Bombay Republicans in the Men's final of the Ambernath Hockey Welfare Association organized eighth Joe Fernades Memorial nine-side instant hockey tournament 2018 and played at the St. Stanislaus astroturf ground, Bandra. The superior and experienced Customs outfit held the upper hand and