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23-Jun-2019 Hiroshima (Japan)

India beat Japan 3-1, win FIH Women's Series Finals

An impressive Indian women's hockey team on Sunday won the FIH Women's Series Finals Hiroshima 2019 after defeating hosts Japan 3-1 in the Final held here at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.The Indian team was helped by an early goal from Captain Rani in the...

25-Oct-2018 Muscat

Asian Champions Trophy: India ride Harmanpreet hat-trick

Harmanpreet Singh scored a hat-trick of penalty corner conversions to give India a 4-1 victory over South Korea in the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018 hockey tournament, knocking their opponents out of semi-final contention.Harmanpreet opened the Indian...

22-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Indians create history in men's hockey

The Indian men's hockey team scripted history by thrashing minnows Hong Kong 26-0 in a Pool A encounter at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.This is the highest ever victory margin by India, breaking a 86-year-old record. The previous highest victory...

18-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Our strength is defence, says women's hockey defender Deep

The India women's hockey team will rely on its vastly-improved defence, while the attackers will have to improve their finishing skills as the reigning Asian champions go for gold at the Asian Games in Indonesia, experienced defender Deep Grace Ekka has...

14-Apr-2018 Gold Coast (Australia)

Commonwealth Games : Indian teams lose bronze medal matches

The Indian hockey teams failed to etch their names in the medals column as both the men's and women's team lost to England in their respective bronze medal matches at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.While men's team lost 1-2 to England, the...

14-Apr-2018 Gold Coast (Australia)

CWG: Indian teams lose bronze medal matches

The Indian hockey teams failed to etch their names in the medals column as both the men's and women's team lost to England in their respective bronze medal matches at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.While men's team lost 1-2 to England, the...

10-Apr-2018 Gold Coast (Australia)

CWG: Indian teams qualify for semi-finals

It was a field day for Indian men's and women's hockey teams as they defeated Malaysia 2-1 and South Africa 1-0 respectively to enter the semi-finals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Tuesday.While the men's team rode on a couple of penalty corner...

08-Apr-2018 Gold Coast (Australia)

CWG: India's hockey teams enjoy success on day 4

India's men's and women's hockey teams enjoyed a successful Sunday as they beat their opponents in the pool stages of the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Sunday.S.V. Sunil's late goal helped India's men's hockey team overcome a lower-ranked Wales with a 4-3...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Sandeep Singh urges government to build physiotherapy and rehab centre

Recalling the struggles he faced during his comeback after being shot during a train journey in 2006, former India hockey team captain Sandeep Singh urged the sports ministry to work on building a world-class physiotheraphy and rehabiliatiion centre for athletes...

11-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

Hockey has less commercial moments : Sandeep Singh

Former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh feels in comparison to cricket, hockey has less commercial moments.Singh says due to the introduction of new rules every year, the general public sometimes doesn't understand hockey."Hockey has less commercial moments....

10-Dec-2017 Bhubaneswar

HWL Final: Australia beat Argentina to clinch title

Drag-flicker Blake Govers struck two minutes from time as defending champions Australia edged past Argentina 2-1 to win the title in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday.Govers struck to the left of Argentine goalkeeper Juan Vivaldi...

10-Dec-2017 Bhubaneswar

HWL Final: India overcome depleted Germany to pocket bronze

India toiled hard for a 2-1 win over a depleted but resilient German side in the bronze-medal playoff of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday.S.V. Sunil (20th minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (54th, penalty corner) scored...

03-Dec-2017 Bhubaneswar

Argentina earn dramatic draw at Hockey World League Final

Argentina staged a dramatic late fight back to hold Netherlands to a 3-3 draw in a Pool A match of the Hockey World League Final here on Sunday evening.Thierry Brinkman (12th minute), Valentin Verga (37th) and Mirco Pruijser (55th) scored for the Dutch while Matias...

29-Nov-2017 Bhubaneswar

I now perceive match situations differently : Rupinder Pal Singh

Experienced Indian centre-back and drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh feels that the six-month injury lay-off has helped him mature as a hockey player and perceive match situations differently as he gets ready for "a fresh start" at the Hockey World League (HWL) Final...

21-Nov-2017 Jammu

5-day Hockey Tournament inaugurated at Hakku Stadium

President Hockey JK, KantaAndotra today inaugurated 5-day 3rd Shaheed Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Memorial Hockey Tournament-2017 at K KHakku Astro Turf Stadium.The 5-day tournament being organised by Kashmir Sikh Sangat in which Khalsa Club (GoleGujra), Vijaypur...

11-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Need to improve fitness, PC conversion: Rani Rampal

After winning the Women's Hockey Asia Cup in Japan, India captain Rani Rampal has asserted that her side needs to work on their fitness levels and improve their penalty corner conversion rate along with the defence."See, I want my side to improve on the fitness,...

05-Nov-2017 Kakamigahara (Japan)

Young players showed great spirit : hockey skipper Rani

After winning the Asian Cup hockey title and qualifying for next year's World Cup, India skipper Rani on Sunday praised the young players and said they have shown great spirit on such a big stage.India created history as they edged past China via shootouts....

02-Nov-2017 Kakamigahara (Japan)

India thrash Kazakhstan, in women's Asia Cup hockey semis

India stormed into the women's Asia Cup semi-final here on Thursday, thrashing Kazakhstan 7-1 in the quarters at the Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium.Dragflicker Gurjit Kaur was in sublime form as she pumped three goals while Navneet Kaur scored twice and Deep...

01-Nov-2017 Bhubaneswar

Hockey World League Final begins in Bhubaneswar

The Hockey World League (HWL) Final began at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurating the tournament, where the best eight teams in the world will battle for supremacy.A laser light show with the 'Chak De India'...

22-Oct-2017 Dhaka

Hockey: India beat Malaysia to win Asia Cup for 3rd time

India underlined their continental supremacy as they overcame a fighting Malaysia 2-1 in the final here on Sunday to win the Asia Cup hockey championship for the third time.Ramandeep Singh (3rd minute) and Lalit Upadhyay (29th) scored for the 2014 Asian Games...

15-Oct-2017 Dhaka

India beat Pakistan 3-1 in Asia Cup hockey

India defeated Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A of the Asia Cup at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium here on Sunday.Chinglensana Singh (17th minute), Ramandeep Singh (43rd minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (45th) scored for India. For Pakistan, Ali Shan scored...

13-Sep-2017 Bangalore

India team will improve under Marijne : P.R. Sreejesh

Putting his weight behind newly appointed India chief coach Sjoerd Marijne, veteran goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh has asserted that the Dutchman will enjoy a successful stint with the national hockey team."With a new coach in place now, this team will take a new...

18-Jun-2017 London

HWL Semi Final: India rout Pakistan 7-1 to enter quarters

Penalty corner specialist Harmanpreet Singh and forwards Talwinder Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored a brace apiece as a relentless India flayed Pakistan 7-1 in a Pool B clash to storm into the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final here on...

07-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Amit Sadh meets hockey player Sandeep Singh

Actor Amit Sadh met former hockey star Sandeep Singh and says the latter is a star in the real sense.Amit tweeted on Wednesday a photograph of himself along with Singh."Indian jersey hockey champ and former India captain Sandeep Singh at the hockey training...

22-Apr-2017 Bangalore

Hockey : Sreejesh says players mentally tougher ahead of big season

India's men's hockey team captain P.R. Sreejesh believes that they have grown mentally to handle tough situations as they begin a crucial season ahead with the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia, scheduled to begin from April 29.The tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia...

15-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Indian hockey is back to top, feels British star Ashley Jackson

Britain's hockey star Ashley Jackson reckons that the new crop of Indian players can be lethal in the international stage and the recent success has only added to their confidence."I think it's safe to say with the senior team's performances over the past four...

28-Dec-2016 New Delhi

May be quitting IOA soon : Narinder Batra

Critising the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for appointing scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as honorary Life Presidents, IOA Associate Vice-President Narinder Batra on Wednesday said he might quit the Olympic body soon.Expressing his reservations...

18-Dec-2016 Lucknow

India clinch their second Hockey Junior World Cup title

Home favourites India produced a clinical performance here on Sunday to outclass maiden finalists Belgium 2-1 and clinch their second Hockey Junior World Cup title after a 15-year-gap.Gurjant Singh (eighth minute) and Simranjeet Singh (22nd) scored the two...

11-Dec-2016 Jammu

65TH All India Police Hockey Championship-2016

The ongoing 65th All India Police Hockey Championship 2016, being played at K.K. Hakku Astro Turf Stadium and Jammu University Ground from December 10, 2016, witnessed 15 matches during the first two days of the event.In Pool “A”  ITBP won the match...

19-Nov-2016

Narinder Dhruv Batra can make world hockey big and popular

Narinder Dhruv Batra planned it all, to the last detail, to become the President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH). Once he has announced his candidature anyone who knew him from close quarters wagered on his victory.Yet, not many thought he would...

15-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Priority for world hockey body is to expand base: Narinder Batra

Narinder Batra, newly-elected President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), on Tuesday noted that his priority is to expand the number of hockey-playing nations across the globe and to increase revenue and fan base of the Olympic sport.Batra said the...

12-Nov-2016 Dubai

Hockey India chief Narinder Batra elected FIH President

Hockey India (HI) President Narinder Batra was elected President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) here on Saturday.Batra, who was an Executive Board Member of FIH as well as the Vice-President of the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF), will replace outgoing...

11-Nov-2016 Jammu

JKP to host 65th AIPHC at Jammu, ADG Mohanti discussed arrangements

65th All India Police Hockey Championship-2016 is being held at Jammu from December 10. The championship is being organized by Jammu and Kashmir Police and would last for seven days. It would conclude on December 16, 2016.Arrangements for the national championship...

05-Nov-2016 Singapore

Hockey: Indian women win Asian Champions Trophy

India beat China 2-1 with a last-gasp goal in the final to emerge winners for the first time in the Women's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Saturday.Deepika scored the winner in the 60th minute as she slammed home a penalty corner rebound...

20-Oct-2016 Jammu

Secretary Sports MYAS reviews progress under PM's Sports package

The Secretary, Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS), Government of India Rajiv Yadav today convened a meeting to review the latest status of work on various projects being undertaken as part of the special 200 crore package allocated...

28-Sep-2016 Dhaka

India to face Pakistan in U-18 Asia cup hockey semis

With a final berth at stake, the traditional rivalry between India and Pakistan will take centre stage as the two teams take on each other in the semi-finals of the Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Thursday.The two teams have already tasted success...

17-Aug-2016 Rio de Janeiro

Hockey: Belgium stun Dutch to set up title clash with Argentina

Belgium stymied favourites the Netherlands 3-1 to set up the men's hockey final clash with Argentina at the Olympics between the two first-time finalists.World No.6 Belgium on Tuesday clearly did not feel the pressure of the occasion as they turned the rankings...

09-Aug-2016 Rio de Janeiro

India now knows to handle big games: P.R. Sreejesh

After beating Argentina 2-1 in a Pool B match of the Rio Olympics, Indian hockey captain P.R. Sreejesh on Tuesday said the team has learnt to handle big games from its previous mistakes.Riding on Chinglensana (8th minute) and Kothajit Khadangbam's (35th) goals,...

09-Aug-2016 Rio de Janeiro

Archer Atanu, Indian men's hockey team win at Rio

Indian archer Atanu Das raised hopes of a medal, entering the men's individual 1/8 eliminators while the men's hockey team also edged closer to quarter-final qualification with its second win in three pool matches at the Rio Olympics here on Tuesday.Das won...

09-Aug-2016 Rio de Janeiro

India win 2-1 against Argentina in men's hockey

A gritty India beat Argentina 2-1 in a men's hockey pool match at Rio Olympics here on Tuesday.Chinglensana (8th minute) and Kothajit Khadangbam (35th) were the scorers for India. Gonzalo Peillat (49th) reduced the margin for Argentina at the Olympic Hockey...

06-Aug-2016 Rio de Janeiro

India beat Ireland 3-2 in men's hockey

Penalty corner specialist Rupinder Pal Singh scored a brace as India began their men's hockey campaign in the Rio Olympics with a morale boosting 3-2 win against Ireland in their opening pool encounter here on Saturday.Drag-flicker V.R. Raghunath scored India's...

04-Aug-2016 Rio de Janeiro

P.R. Sreejesh warns of unpredictable Ireland in Olympics opener

India's hockey captain P.R. Sreejesh has warned his team not to take their opening match opponent Ireland lightly, as the debutant can be unpredictable and has shocked big teams recently to qualify for the Rio Olympics.India will begin their Olympic campaign...

23-Jul-2016 Manheim (Pennsylvania)

India women's hockey team thrashes Canada 5-2

India's women’s hockey team thrashed Canada 5-2 to record their second victory in their United States tour here.Vandana Katariya (ninth and 51st minutes) and Deepika (38th and 49th) scored a brace each and Poonam Rani netted the fifth in the 58th minute of the...

21-Jul-2016 Manheim (Pennsylvania)

Indian women's hockey team win 2nd tie of US tour

The Indian women's hockey team beat the US girls 2-1 in their second game of the ongoing pre-Olympic tour in here on Thursday.Jill Witmer gave the hosts the lead in the 19th minute before Preeti Dubey (45th) and Lilima Minz (55th) struck for the Indians...

20-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Hockey legend Mohammed Shahid passes away

Hockey legend Mohammed Shahid died on Wednesday in a Gurgaon hospital after battling kidney and liver problems. He was 56.Shahid, one of the greatest names in world hockey, was part of the Indian team that clinched the gold medal in the 1980 Moscow Olympics.He...

20-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Hockey legend Mohammed Shahid passes away

Hockey legend Mohammed Shahid passed away after battling kidney and liver problems at a Gurgaon hospital on Wednesday. He was 56.Shahid was part of the Indian team that clinched the gold medal in the 1980 Moscow Olympics.The legend was battling for life after...

30-Jun-2016 Valencia (Spain)

New Zealand beat India 1-0 in six nation hockey tournament

New Zealand defeated India 1-0 in the Six Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament 2016 here on Thursday.Stephen Jenness scored the only goal in the 18th minute to guide New Zealand to a much-needed win over India.Jenness made it look easy fooling the Indian...

28-Jun-2016 Lausanne (Switzerland)

Indian men's team climbs to fifth spot in hockey rankings

India's men's team climbed to the fifth spot of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) rankings on Tuesday.The rankings were released after the conclusion of the hugely entertaining 2016 Hockey Champions Trophy in London. In the men's tournament final, India...

26-Jun-2016 Amsterdam

Teenager Croon surprise inclusion in Dutch Olympic hockey squad

Teenage midfielder Jorrit Croon was the surprise inclusion in the 16-member Netherlands hockey squad announced for the Rio Olympics in August on Sunday.The 17-year-old HGC player has played in just four matches for the Netherlands. "This is so special. Unbelievable....

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