सामयिक विषय: Hockey

8th Hockey India Senior Men’s National Championship (A Division), 2018

Question: Who won the title of 8th Hockey India Senior Men’s National Championship (A Division), 2018, held on March 25th, 2018 in Lucknow?
(a) Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB)
(b) Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB)
(c) Air India Sports Promotion Board (AISPB)
(d) Hockey Punjab
Answer: (d)
Related Facts:

  • 8th Hockey India Senior Men’s National Championship (‘A’ Division), 2018 concluded in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) (March 15-25, 2018)
  • Final Venue – Padmashree Mohammed Shahid Synthetic Hockey Stadium
  • Competition Results:-
  • Gold medal-Hockey Punjab (2-1 sec)
  • Silver Medal – Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB)
  • Bronze Medal-Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB)
  • Fourth Place – Air India Sports Promotion Board (AISPB)

Reference:
http://hockeyindia.org/news/hockey-punjab-crowned-champions-of-8th-hockey-india-senior-men-national-championship-2018.html
http://hockeyindia.org/images/stories/2016/12/SM-A-25.pdf

Men's Hockey World League Final

Hockey World League Final-2007

Question: Which of the following teams won the title of Hockey World League Final-2007?
(a) India
(b) Australia
(c) Argentina
(d) Germany
Answer: (b) 
Related Facts:

  • Hockey World League Final-2017 concluded in Bhubaneswar Odisha. (1-10 December, 2017)
  • On December 10, 2017, Australia won the title by defeating Argentina 2-1 in the final match played at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.
  • India won the Bronze medal by defeating Germany 2-1.
  • Man of the Match Award-JuanIgnacio Gilardi.
  • In the final match, the award for ONGC Junior Player of the Match was given to Laclan Sharpe (Australia).
  • The other awards given were:
  • Best Player of the Tournament -Mats Grambush (Germany),
  • ONGC Best Junior Player Award – Victor Wagnez (Belgium),
  • Odisha Tourism Best Goalkeeper Award – Juan Vivaldi (Argentina),
  • Hero Top Scorer Award -Luike LoiPort made 8 goals (Belgium)
  • 8 participant teams in the competition were Australia (winner), Argentina (runner-up), India (bronze medalist and hosting country), Germany (four), Belgium (fifth), Spain (sixth), Netherlands (Seventh) and England (eighth) respectively.

Reference:
http://fih.ch/events/hockey-world-league/odisha-mens-hockey-world-league-final-bhubaneswar-2017/news/australia-s-kookaburras-claim-odisha-men-s-hockey-world-league-final-bhubaneswar-2017/
http://fih.ch/events/hockey-world-league/odisha-mens-hockey-world-league-final-bhubaneswar-2017/teams/

women’s hockey Asia Cup

Hockey Asia Cup (Women), 2017

Question: By defeating which o the following countries India has won the title of the recently concluded Hockey Asia Cup (Women), 2017?
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) D. Korea
(d) Malaysia
Answer: (a)
Related Facts:

  • The 9th edition of Hockey Asia Cup (Women) concluded in Kakamigahara, Gifu (Japan). (October 28 to November 5, 2017)
  • The tournament was attended by 8 teams.
  • Indian women team won the Asian Cup title (gold) for the second time by defeating China 5-4 in the penalty shoot-out after a 1-1 draw in the final.
  • Korea won the Bronze medal by defeating hosting nation Japan 1-0.
  • Zhong Jiachi of China scored the maximum of 11 goals in the tournament.
  • The Indian women’s hockey team had won the first Asia Cup title in New Delhi in 2004, defeating Japan.
  • Indian women’s hockey team captain is Rani Rampal and Harendra Singh is the chief coach.
  • Following this victory, the Indian women’s hockey team retreated Spain by achieving 10th place in the FIH World Ranking released on 6th November.
  • In the ranking, the Netherlands occupies the top.

Reference:
http://www.thehindu.com/sport/hockey/indian-women-win-asia-cup-qualify-for-hockey-world-cup/article19987232.ece
http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/hockey/india-beat-china-5-4-to-win-women-hockey-asia-cup-4923576/
http://www.asiahockey.org/news/india-defeat-china-in-a-tense-shootout-after-1-1-draw-in-regulation-time/
http://www.asiahockey.org/events/women-asia-cup-2017/
http://www.espn.in/field-hockey/story/_/id/21296866/numbers-india-women-asian-cup-triumph
http://www.news18.com/news/sports/hockey-india-announces-cash-award-for-victorious-indian-womens-hockey-team-1568797.html

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