India invented hockey
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India men's national field hockey team was created in 1928.
The play of Hockey was originated in India in the Ninteenth century, may be the Ice Hockey was invented later in the U.S. Archaeological evidence shows that field hockey was played by the ancient Egyptians and Greeks. (Their is a frieze on display in the museum at Olympia that shows two athletes with crossed field hockey sticks.) As to ice hockey, it originated in Canada, most likely in the province of Nova Scotia. Neither version of the game was invented in the United States (or in India).
India has won 10 medals in field hockey in the Olympic Games.
India has won the Field Hockey World Cup only once in 1975.
Children in India play cricket and field hockey. Field hockey is more of an popular sport than cricket in India.
Field Hockey is the national game of india.
Late Major Dhyan Chand of India was known as the Wizard of Field Hockey.