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Peillat strike puts Argentina into title match at Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017

  • India defeated as Argentina reach final thanks to penalty corner from Gonzalo Peillat
  • Pruijser scores only goal of the game as Netherlands defeat England in 7-8 match
  • Race for Hockey World League title continues at Bhubaneswar’s Kalinga Stadium

Bhubaneswar, India: India’s quest to win the Hockey World League title on home soil in Bhubaneswar came to an end on Friday (8th December 2017), with Olympic champions and world number 1 Argentina taking a 1-0 semi-final victory over the hosts to claim their place in competition on a rainy night at the Kalinga Stadium. Continue reading Peillat strike puts Argentina into title match at Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017

Laura Unsworth receives her 200th cap as England beat India

Danny Kerry to miss remaining games due to illness

England women’s team Head Coach Danny Kerry will not attend the squad’s remaining matches in the Hockey World League Semi Final due to being unwell. Continue reading Laura Unsworth receives her 200th cap as England beat India

Hockey India pulls out of the Pro League

DAYS AFTER alleging match-fixing at the World League semifinals in London, Hockey India has pulled out of one of International Hockey Federation’s (FIH’s) flagship tournaments, the Pro League.

The decision was communicated to the FIH on Friday and the world body has begun its search for a replacement, it is learnt. The decision can have an impact on the Olympic qualifying hopes of the men’s and women’s teams as the Pro League is one of FIH’s main qualifying tournaments.

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International hockey federation to ask hosts England to probe India vs Pakistan fixing charge

By Press Trust of India, Press Trust of India, New Delhi

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) will ask hosts England to investigate India’s allegation that attempts were made to “fix” their Hockey World League Semifinal clash against Pakistan last month. Continue reading International hockey federation to ask hosts England to probe India vs Pakistan fixing charge

India’s Sardar Singh questioned by UK police, FIH President Narinder Batra vents his fury

Sardar Singh was summoned for questioning by the UK police just hours after India’s 7-1 thrashing of Pakistan in the Hockey World League Semi-Finals, prompting some angry responses from FIH chief Narinder Batra.

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India hands Canada it’s first loss at World League semi final in London

After an impressive win in its first game, Canada’s men’s field hockey team came up on the short end of a 3-0 decision to India Saturday in London. Continue reading India hands Canada it’s first loss at World League semi final in London