Fan Village a big draw at Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar-2018

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 29 Hockey buffs attending the biggest sporting extravaganza in the country Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, are being treated to games and fun activities installed in the Fan Village spanning about 18,000 sq. metres inside the iconic Kalinga Stadium. The activities range from anti-gravity photo booth which lets people click gravity-defying […]

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Olympic champions Argentina start campaign on a winning note, beat Spain 4-3

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 29 Agustin Mazzilli and Gonzalo Peillat scored a brace each but Olympic champions Argentina were made to dig deep to eke out a 4-3 win over Spain in their Pool A match of the hockey World Cup here today. Six places may separate the two teams in world rankings but world number eight […]

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Honda riders all set for Asia Road Racing Championship finale

BURIRAM (THAILAND), NOV 29 IDEMITSU Honda Racing rider Taiga Hada of Japan will be eyeing a podium finish in the SuperSport 600cc class final round of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship at the Chang International Circuit here Saturday. The 20-year-old Hada will have Indian teammates Rajiv Sethu and Anish Shetty for company as the […]

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PM Modi congratulates Indian Hockey team

New Delhi, Nov 29 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the Indian Hockey Team for a 5-0 victory over South Africa in their opening match at the 2018 Hockey World Cup campaign in Bhubaneswar. “A fantastic start for the Indian Hockey team! Congratulations to our team for an impressive win against South Africa in […]

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Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018: India maul South Africa 5-0 in opener

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 28 Hosts India started their Hockey World Cup campaign on a rousing note, thrashing South Africa 5-0 in their opening Pool C match in front of packed Kalinga Stadium here today. Simranjeet Singh (43rd, 46th minutes) scored a brace, while Mandeep Singh (10th), Akashdeep Singh (12th) and Lalit Upadhyay (45th) were the other […]

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Odisha CM releases commemorative postage stamps on Hockey World Cup

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 28 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today released commemorative postage stamps on Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup. The stamps aim at commemorating the 14th edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup in the state.      “I would like to thank the Postal Department for producing beautiful stamps at the time of the Hockey World […]

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England hockey team visits SAI Int’l School

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 28 In a bid to popularize hockey among school children, the visiting England National Hockey team visited city-based SAI International School today. During their interaction with students, the players and officials discussed about the game and their lives. The visitors, who are in the Temple City for the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup […]

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Naveen declares Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 open; Shahrukh, Madhuri and Rahman enthral crowd at opening ceremony

Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today declared the 2018 Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 open in a glittering opening ceremony, which was attended by Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and renowned music composer A R Rahman. With the World Cup starting Wednesday, the packed Kalinga Stadium was enthralled […]

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Hockey World Cup 2018: Opening ceremony tickets sold out

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 21 The tickets for the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 to be held at Kalinga Stadium here on November 27 and World Cup Celebrations on November 28 at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack were sold out in just a few hours after going live online. In view […]

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Madhuri to perform at Men’s Hockey World Cup opening night

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 21 Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene will be performing at the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 on November 27. The opening ceremony will highlight the message of the power of a united world. To showcase the same, the ceremony will feature a theatrical production and dance ballet titled […]

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