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Belgium wins 2018 men’s Hockey World Cup

In Hockey, Belgium has claimed their first ever World Cup title. They defeated Netherlands 3-2 in a dramatic shoot-out in the final of the 14th edition of Men’s World Cup 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on December 16. Both the teams, goalless at full time, were at level 2-2 after five penalties. ..


Sandeep Michael, former international hockey player passes away

Sandeep Michael (37), the former international hockey player, has passed away in Bangaluru, Karnataka on 23 November 2018. He was a field hockey player who played as a forward for the India national field hockey team. Michael captained the National Junior team to Gold in the Asia Cup before being inducted into the Senior team. ..


Tata Steel named as Official Partner of FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018

Steel manufacturing giant Tata Steel has been named as an official partner of the 14th edition of the FIH men’s hockey World Cup 2018 to continue their efforts of promoting development through sports across the country. The tournament is scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from November 28 to December ..


Gold becomes first Bollywood film ever to release in Saudi Arabia

Indian movie ‘Gold’ has created history by becoming the first Bollywood film ever to release in Saudi Arabia. The Reema Kagti-directed sports film ‘Gold’ is a fictional re-telling of India’s iconic win at the 1948 London Olympics. It stars Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Kumar Singh, Amit Sadh, and Sunny Kaushal. This film ..


Australia hockey team wins 2018 Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy

Australian hockey team has won the 2018 Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy by defeating India in the final via penalty shoot-off at Breda, the Netherlands on July 1, 2018. It was Australia’s record 15th Champions Trophy title. While India won their second consecutive silver medal, hosts the Netherlands bagged the bronze beating Olympic champions Argentina 2-0 ..


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