Indian Hockey

PM heaps praises on ace hockey defender Birendra Lakra

Ace hockey player Birendra Lakra who hung up his boots after the Tokyo Olympics was in for a pleasant surprise when he received a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 24th October 2021

IOA chief Narinder Batra supports Hockey India's decision to withdraw from CWG to focus on Asian Games

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra has backed Hockey India's decision to pull out from the Commonwealth Games 2022.

published on : 7th October 2021

Need to win gold in Asian games, nothing else will do: Indian women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia

Indian women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia said the team needs to continue working on fitness, penalty corner conversions and defence.

published on : 7th October 2021

FIH awards are recognition of team's sacrifices: Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid

Graham Reid said the honour which he and his players received were a recognition of their sacrifices in the last one-and-half years.

published on : 7th October 2021

Indians dominate FIH annual honours; Harmanpreet Singh, Gurjit Kaur win top honours 

Savita Punia (Best Goalkeeper, Women), PR Sreejesh (Best Goalkeeper, Men), Sharmila Devi (Best Rising Star, Women) and Vivek Prasad (Best Rising Star, Men) were all declared winners.

published on : 6th October 2021

Hockey India withdraws from 2022 Birmingham CWG; cites COVID concerns, discriminatory quarantine rules

Hockey India said it can't risk sending its players to the UK, which has been one of the worst affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 5th October 2021

Next aim is to qualify for Paris 2024 in next year's Asian Games: Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh had a mixed bag of feelings when his 'big brother' Rupinder Pal Singh told him about his plan to retire from the sport.

published on : 4th October 2021

Hockey domestic season starts with inaugural sub-junior academy national championship

After six days of pool matches, the quarterfinals will be played on October 10, the semifinals on October 12 and medal matches on October 13.

published on : 4th October 2021

After Rupinder Pal Singh, another Tokyo star Birendra Lakra also retires from international hockey

The 31-year-old Birendra Lakra, a defender, was part of India's bronze medal-winning side in the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 30th September 2021

Star drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh announces surprise retirement from international hockey

Rupinder Pal Singh, regarded as one of the best drag-flickers of the country, represented India in 223 matches.

published on : 30th September 2021

India being good is good for FIH, says CEO Thierry Weil

The performances of both the men’s and women’s hockey teams at the Olympics have sort of reawakened India’s interest in the sport.

published on : 17th September 2021

Very fortunate to be part of Olympic Bronze Medal-winning team in early stage of career, says Shamsher Singh

Shamsher added that the Indian team will work extremely hard to be the best side in the world.

published on : 14th September 2021

Hockey India names 25 players for senior women's national camp

Hockey India on Sunday named 25 players for the senior women's national coaching Camp scheduled to begin from Monday.

published on : 12th September 2021

Madhya Pradesh govt appoints Olympic hockey player Vivek Sagar as DSP 

Sagar hails from Shivnagar Chandon village in Itarsi tehsil in the Hoshangabad district.

published on : 7th September 2021

Indian hockey star Salima Tete feels good show at Tokyo Olympics will help future games

The 19-year-old, who played an integral role in India's brilliant performance at the Tokyo Games, added that she feels blessed to have received an opportunity to play in the Olympics at a very young a

published on : 7th September 2021
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