It is time for the big ticket event in the hockey. The 2018 Hockey World Cup is all set to be held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The world’s finest men’s international hockey teams will be in action during the 19-day tournament. Kalinga Hockey Stadium, which has a capacity of around 15,000, will host all the matches of the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup. The tournament will end on December 16 with the final. Meanwhile, the host city is all decked up for hockey’s premier tournament. Below you will find all the details of online live streaming and telecast of Hockey World Cup 2018.
The World Cup festivities in Bhubaneswar kicks off with an opening ceremony on November 27. Meanwhile, on the eve of the opening ceremony of 2018 Hockey World Cup, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik met the captains of all 16 competing teams at the Mukteshwar Temple for a special photo alongside the World Cup trophy. Hockey World Cup 2018 Schedule & Timetable in IST: Check Out Complete Fixtures & Venue of FIH 2018 Men's Hockey WC Matches in Odisha
The 16 teams have been divided into four groups, comprising four teams each. The team finishing on top of each group will directly qualify for quarter-finals. The second and third placed teams will battle it out in the cross-over playoff match for their place in the last eight. Hosts India are housed in Group C along with Belgium, Canada, and South Africa. The Group A comprises of Argentina, New Zealand, Spain, and France. In Group B, defending champions Australia have been placed alongside England, Ireland and China. Netherlands, Germany, Malaysia, and Pakistan are in Group D.
When and Where is the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 taking place? (Know Date and Time)?
The Men’s Hockey World 2018 will take place at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The tournament is scheduled to begin on November 28 and ends on December 16. All the matches will be played at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium. Matches will start at 5:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m IST. 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup Mascot: Olly, the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Is Officially Unveiled as Mascot in Odisha
Where to watch Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 on TV?
Star Sports Network holds the broadcast of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018. So, the tournament will be available across Star Sports Network. The Hockey World Cup matches will be telecast live on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD.
Where to watch Free Online Live Streaming of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018?
The free online live streaming of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 will be available on Star Sports’ over-the-top platform Hotstar. Meanwhile, if you are looking for Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 streaming and telecast options outside India, then click here for detailed information.