Archive for the ‘2016’ Category

Indian Women’s Hockey in 2016: Two Tournaments Won, 109 Goals Scored in 44 Matches

Indian women completed a historic year establishing themselves as Asian Champions winning two tournaments, qualifying for Olympics and then finishing the year with a record first ever win against the Aussies. They were more busy this year playing a match more than Men’s team. Even the Junior Women had a good year finishing third in […]

Indian Men’s Hockey in 2016: Asian Champions Sign off With a Winner, 3 Runners up with 20 wins and 18 losses

Indian Men emerged as Asian Champion and provided laudable performances with multiple Runners up achievement. In Asia, Indians displayed dominance over Malaysia, Korea, Japan, leaving behind Pakistan, while finishing second best to Australia at World level losing 7 matches to them including multiple finals and winning a consolation match at Melbourne to sign off the […]

Indian Men Finish 3rd at Four Nations Tournament in Australia

Rupinder Pal Singh, 2016 4-nation Tournament in Australia

Indians finish 3rd in 4-nation tournament at Australia. They defeated Malaysia 4-1 in the playoff for third place. India lost to Australia and New Zealand before and had won league match against Malaysia. Rupinder Pal Singh was again the main goal scorer for India and received the highest goal scorer award for the tournament.

Indian Women Become the Third Team to Win Asian Women’s Champions Trophy

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Indian Women became the third team after South Korea and Japan to win Asian Women’s Championship Trophy as they avenged group defeat against China by winning in contrasting style in the final. They lost group stage match 2 minutes before the final whistle. Today they won scoring the winning goal in the last minute. What […]

Asian Women’s Champions Trophy 2016: India Play China in Final

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4th edition of Asian Women’s Champions Trophy is set to have a new champion as 2013 Runners up India play the final against 2011 Runners up China. Defending Champions Japan will play for 3rd place against first two editions Champion South Korea. Indian women lost their last group match to China 3-2, despite equalizing after […]

Asian Champions Hockey 2016: India Seal Top Place Winning Against Malaysia, Japan loses all

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Indian goalkeeper Akash Chikte made excellent saves while Rupinder Pal Singh converted two more penalty corners in the tournament as India finished at the top of the table defeating 2nd placed Malaysia in their final game of Pool Stage. Malaysia has one more game left but even a win against South Korea will not help […]

Asian Champions Trophy 2016: India Trounce China, Ensure Top 2 Finish

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With a game still left at Group Stage, India ensured top two finish. Their game against the hosts Malaysia will decide the group topper. Defending champion Pakistan also sealed the third semifinalist place. With two more days to go for Group Stage, Malaysia and South Korea get two games each, while remaining teams have a […]

Asian Champions Trophy 2016: India Jumps To Top With Win vs Pakistan

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India maintained their unbeaten run at Asian Championship Trophy 2016 winning their third match after drawing against Korea and trouncing Japan in the first match. They won their 2nd match against Pakistan at Asia Champions Trophy in 6 matches. This was India’s 54th win against Pakistan in 166 matches.

Asian Champions Trophy Day 1: India Trounce, Pakistan Starts With Loss against Hosts

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Asian Champions Trophy started with a major upset and big result. In the first game, the hosts Malaysia shocked the Pakistanis, who failed to even qualify for Rio Olympics. The second match saw a sixer from Rupinder Pal Singh as India trounced Japan 10-2. While the first match had all goals scored through Penalty corners […]

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