Hockey World Cup 2023 Schedule, Fixture, Venue, Winners, Streaming and More About Hockey

The Hockey World Cup 2023 is set to take place in India, marking the first time the tournament will be held in the country. This highly-anticipated event will feature some of the world’s top hockey teams, as they compete for the coveted title of world champion.

The tournament will be held in two venues, Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, and is expected to draw thousands of fans from around the globe. The tournament will be a celebration of hockey, as well as a showcase of India’s ability to host major international sporting events. From the opening match to the final, the 2023 Hockey World Cup in India promises to be a thrilling and unforgettable experience.

Hockey World Cup 2023 Schedule :

Match No.FixtureRoundDateTime (IST)Venue
1.Argentina vs South AfricaGroup StageJanuary 131:00 PMBhubaneswar
2.Australia vs FranceGroup StageJanuary 133:00 PMBhubaneswar
3.England vs WalesGroup StageJanuary 135:00 PMRourkela
4.India vs SpainGroup StageJanuary 137:00 PMRourkela
5.New Zealand vs ChileGroup StageJanuary 141:00 PMRourkela
6.Netherlands vs MalaysiaGroup StageJanuary 143:00 PMRourkela
7.Belgium vs KoreaGroup StageJanuary 145:00 PMBhubaneswar
8.Germany vs JapanGroup StageJanuary 147:00 PMBhubaneswar
9.Spain vs WalesGroup StageJanuary 155:00 PMRourkela
10.England vs IndiaGroup StageJanuary 157:00 PMRourkela
11.Malaysia vs ChileGroup StageJanuary 161:00 PMRourkela
12.New Zealand vs NetherlandsGroup StageJanuary 163:00 PMRourkela
13.France vs South AfricaGroup StageJanuary 165:00 PMBhubaneswar
14.Argentina vs AustraliaGroup StageJanuary 167:00 PMBhubaneswar
15.Korea vs JapanGroup StageJanuary 175:00 PMBhubaneswar
16.Germany vs BelgiumGroup StageJanuary 177:00 PMBhubaneswar
17.Malaysia vs New ZealandGroup StageJanuary 191:00 PMBhubaneswar
18.Netherlands vs ChileGroup StageJanuary 193:00 PMBhubaneswar
19.Spain vs EnglandGroup StageJanuary 195:00 PMBhubaneswar
20.India vs WalesGroup StageJanuary 197:00 PMBhubaneswar
21.Australia vs South AfricaGroup StageJanuary 201:00 PMRourkela
22.France vs ArgentinaGroup StageJanuary 203:00 PMRourkela
23.Belgium vs JapanGroup StageJanuary 205:00 PMRourkela
24.Korea vs GermanyGroup StageJanuary 207:00 PMRourkela
25.2nd Pool C vs 3rd Pool DCrossoverJanuary 224:30 PMBhubaneswar
26.2nd Pool D vs 3rd Pool CCrossoverJanuary 227:00 PMBhubaneswar
27.2nd Pool A vs 3rd Pool BCrossoverJanuary 234:30 PMBhubaneswar
28.2nd Pool B vs 3rd Pool ACrossoverJanuary 237:00 PMBhubaneswar
29.1st Pool A vs Winner 25QuarterfinalJanuary 244:30 PMBhubaneswar
30.1st Pool B vs Winner 26QuarterfinalJanuary 247:00 PMBhubaneswar
31.1st Pool C vs Winner 27QuarterfinalJanuary 254:30 PMBhubaneswar
32.1st Pool D vs Winner 28QuarterfinalJanuary 257:00 PMBhubaneswar
33.4th Pool A vs Loser 259-16 ClassificationJanuary 2611:30 AMRourkela
34.4th Pool B vs Loser 269-16 ClassificationJanuary 262:00 PMRourkela
35.4th Pool C vs Loser 279-16 ClassificationJanuary 264:30 PMRourkela
36.4th Pool D vs Loser 289-16 ClassificationJanuary 267:00 PMRourkela
37.Winner 29 vs Winner 32SemifinalJanuary 274:30 PMBhubaneswar
38.Winner 30 vs Winner 31SemifinalJanuary 277:00 PMBhubaneswar
39.Loser 33 vs Loser 3413-16 ClassificationJanuary 2811:30 AMRourkela
40.Loser 35 vs Loser 3613-16 ClassificationJanuary 282:00 PMRourkela
41.Winner 33 vs Winner 349-12 ClassificationJanuary 284:30 PMRourkela
42.Winner 35 vs Winner 369-12 ClassificationJanuary 287:00 PMRourkela
43.Loser 37 vs Loser 383rd Place MatchJanuary 294:30 PMBhubaneswar
44.Winner 37 vs Winner 38FinalJanuary 297:00 PMBhubaneswar

 

Where to Watch Hockey World Cup 2023 Live

All of the games for the 2023 Hockey World Cup in India will be available for live viewing on television through channels such as Star Sports First, Star Sports Select 2, and Star Sports Select 2 HD. In addition, fans can also access live streaming of the matches through the Disney+ Hotstar app or website.

About Hockey Sports

Hockey is a sport in which players use sticks to hit a ball or a puck into the opposing team’s goal. Field hockey, also known as outdoor hockey, is played on a grass field, while ice hockey, also known as indoor hockey, is played on a sheet of ice. Field hockey is an Olympic sport for both men and women, and ice hockey is an Olympic sport for men only.

The objective of the game is to score more goals than the opposing team. Field hockey is typically played with 11 players on each team, while ice hockey is played with 6 players on each team. The game is divided into three periods in ice hockey and four quarters in field hockey. The team with the most goals at the end of the game is declared the winner.

Hockey is a fast-paced and physical sport that requires a high level of skill, endurance, and teamwork. The sport is governed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and is played in many countries around the world, with the highest level of competition taking place in countries such as Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Argentina, and India.

Hockey is one of the most popular sports in the world, with millions of fans and players. It is widely considered as one of the most challenging sports, as it requires a good balance of skill, speed and endurance, and also, it’s considered as a team sport, where players need to work together to achieve the goals.

Hockey World cup Winner List

The Hockey World Cup is an international men’s field hockey tournament organized by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The tournament has been held since 1971, and the winners are:

  • 1971: Pakistan
  • 1973: Netherlands
  • 1975: India
  • 1978: Pakistan
  • 1982: Pakistan
  • 1986: Australia
  • 1990: Pakistan
  • 1994: Pakistan
  • 1998: Netherlands
  • 2002: Germany
  • 2006: Germany
  • 2010: Australia
  • 2014: Australia
  • 2018: Belgium

Hockey is the National Game of Which Country?

Hockey is not the national game of any country. While many countries have a strong tradition and history in the sport of hockey, it is not officially recognized as the national game in any country.

It is worth noting that in India, Field Hockey is often considered as the national sport of India and has a long history in the country. The Indian men’s team has won 8 Olympic gold medals and the Women’s team has also performed well in international competitions. However, India doesn’t have an official national game as per constitution.

Similarly, In Pakistan, field hockey is also considered as a national game, they have won 3 Olympic gold medals and 4 World Cup titles, but again it’s not officially recognized as the national game.

It’s important to note that having a national sport is not something that is mandated by any international or national organization, it’s a status or recognition given by the respective countries.

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FAQ’s

  1. Which village of Punjab is known as the Hockey nursery?

The village of Sansarpur in Punjab, India is known as the “hockey nursery” of India. The village has produced many international hockey players and has a strong tradition of playing and promoting the sport.

2.How many times India won Hockey World cup?

India has won the Hockey World Cup once, in 1975. The tournament was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and India defeated Pakistan in the final by a score of 2-1. India also won the 1975 World Cup without conceding a single goal throughout the tournament and it’s considered as one of the greatest achievements in Indian hockey history.

India has a rich history in the sport of hockey, having won multiple Olympic medals, including 8 gold medals in total. However, the team has not been able to replicate that success in the World Cup, despite having a strong team and playing well in the tournament in the past. The last time India reached the final of the Hockey World Cup was in 1975 and since then they have not able to reach that far.

3. When was the First women’s Hockey World cup held?

The first Women’s Hockey World Cup was held in 1974. The tournament was organized by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and was held in Mandelieu, France. The tournament was won by the Netherlands, who defeated host nation France in the final by a score of 2-0. The tournament featured six teams, with the Netherlands, France, and England being the top three teams.

Since then, the Women’s Hockey World Cup is held every four years and it is considered as one of the most prestigious international tournaments for women’s field hockey. The most recent Women’s Hockey World Cup was held in 2018, where the Netherlands won the tournament, becoming the most successful team in the history of the tournament, winning it for the 8th time.

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