Hockey Current Affairs - 2020

Indian women’s hockey team wins 2017 Asia Cup title

Indian women’s hockey team won the 2017 Asia Cup hockey title. In the final match held at Kakamigahara in Japan, India defeated China by 5-4 goals in penalty shootout. With this victory, India qualified for 2018 World Cup and women’s hockey team win closely follows victory of men’s side in October 2017. It was India’s Read More…

India wins 2017 Asia Cup hockey title

India won 2017 Asia Cup hockey title by defeating Malaysia in the final match held in Dhaka, Bangladesh by 2-1 score. It was India’s overall third Asia Cup title and earlier it had won it in 2003 and 2007. For India goals were scored by Ramandeep Singh (3rd minute) and Lalit Upadhyay (29th). For Malaysia Read More…

Indian Women’s hockey team wins 2016 Asian Champions Trophy

Indian Women’s hockey team has won the 2016 Asian Champions Trophy held in Singapore. It was the maiden win of Indian Women’s hockey team in Asian Champions Trophy. In summit clash held in Singapore, India defeated China by 2-1 goals. The first goal for India was scored by Deep Grace Ekka in the 13th minute Read More…

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29 August: National Sports Day

The National Sports Day is observed every year across India on 29 August to mark the birth anniversary of the legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand who was born on 29 August 1905. On this occasion, President Pranab Mukherjee conferred National Sports Awards on sports person at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi. Recipients of 2016 National Read More…

Noted Indian hockey player Mohammed Shahid passes away

Noted Indian hockey player Mohammed Shahid passed away due to multiple organ failure in Gurugram, Haryana. He was 56. Mohammed Shahid was a member of the V Baskaran-led Indian team that won a Gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. About Mohammed Shahid He was born on April 14, 1960, Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. He Read More…