P7 News Channel was the official media partner of FIH World Cup Tournament-2010. The Tournament ended on 13th March 2010 at Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi, India. The final match will be between Germany and Australia.
P7 NEWS Channel supported the Hockey World Cup throughout the tournament. P7 had the exclusive rights to interview the players. Pearls Broadcasting Corporation Ltd. hosted stalls at the National stadium; P7 News Channel also had the privilege to interview the worldwide hockey stars be it on the National stadium ground or their green room or at the Le Meridian Hotel where the players were staying during the period. Every on and off ground exclusive stories related to hockey players was telecasted regularly on P7 News Channel.
P7 News Channel presented an exclusive show ‘Drag Flick’ especially for World Cup Hockey where Gagandeep, Deepak Thakur, Rajdeep, Zeeshan Ashraf, Sohail khan etc. were interviewed. Ajit Pal Singh, one of the most famous Hockey Player was exclusively interviewed to get an insight to the World Cup Hockey. The Show was being regularly telecasted on P7 News Channel at 7.30 pm. “P7 has always participated in activities which support the people as well as the nation. And we are glad that we got the opportunity to support our national game. India is a land of sports and hockey is no behind than others anymore. We understand the need of the mass and therefore we are very much delighted to be associated with FIH Hockey World Cup- 2010.” He further added, “Our channel is passionate for Sports and the Hockey World Cup is the most important event in the game of hockey and being a part of this magnificent event is our channel’s privilege.”
There were 12 teams of Hockey and were split into two groups –Pool A and Pool B and played each side in their group once before the classification matches take place. Pool A had: Argentina, Canada, Germany, Korea, Netherlands, and New Zealand and Pool B: Australia, England, India, Pakistan, South Africa and Spain. The teams gave their best shots and were in full form.