Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Hero Honda FIH World Cup starting at the.....

Hockey fans can watch 'live' action of the 12-nation Hero Honda FIH World Cup starting at the Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi from February 28 on Ten Sports, the Essel Group-owned sports channel said on Tuesday. South Africa will take on Spain in the opening match next Monday while hosts and 1975 champions India are to start their campaign by playing the last match on Day One against arch-rivals and four-time winners Pakistan. "We are delighted to telecast Hero Honda FIH World Cup 2010. World Cup 2010 will serve as an ideal preparatory platform for the Commonwealth Games, to be held in India in the same year. The tournament will herald an exciting year in Indian sport," said the group's Sports Business CEO Atul Pande. "Ten Sports will be telecasting the matches with pre and post programming, user friendly graphics to make the viewing experience a delight. We hope the telecast of Hero Honda FIH World Cup 2010 will greatly contribute to the success of the hockey in the country," he added.



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