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Sports news channels never fell short of viewers. The popularity of these sports is also evident from the fact that cricket news and hockey news always make headlines in the print as well as the electronic media.
India has always been a sports loving country. Many sports have been played and enjoyed in this country for the past few decades. The two prominent sports among these are cricket and hockey. Hockey is the national sport of India whereas cricket is most popular among the masses. The sports news basically circles around the latest changes and updates in the field of hockey and cricket, in other words hockey news and cricket news are the most sought after items in the news channels.
Hockey is a family of sports in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent’s goal using a hockey stick. The time period of 1930-1950 has been termed as the golden era of hockey in India. The Indian men’s hockey team is the most successful hockey team in Olympic history with 8 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze medals. Hockey federation of India is the governing body for this sport in India whereas International Hockey Federation is the top most governing body. Field hockey is played on gravel, natural grass, sand-based or water-based artificial turf, with a small, hard ball. The other versions of hockey are ice hockey, roller hockey, sledge hockey, street hockey and unicycle hockey. It is such a popular sport that even the smallest updates make their way into the Sports news.
At present cricket is the most popular sport in India. Its popularity can be guessed by the fact that any update or change occurred in the matches can be immediately followed in the sports news. Cricket is a family of sports in which two teams with 11 players each play against each other. Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is the national governing body whereas the international governing body is International Cricket Council (ICC). The present world champion is Indiawhich has won this title by defeating Sri Lanka in the world cup final of 2011 held in Mumbai, India. The different version of cricket are test matches that last for 5 days, one day international of 50 overs and T-20 which are of 20 overs.
These sports have a very huge fan following. This is due to the popularity of these sports that sports news channels never fell short of viewers. The popularity of these sports is also evident from the fact that cricket news and hockey news always make headlines in the print as well as the electronic media.
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