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.
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.
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.
Graham Reid said the honour which he and his players received were a recognition of their sacrifices in the last one-and-half years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 31-year-old Birendra Lakra, a defender, was part of India's bronze medal-winning side in the Tokyo Olympics.
Rupinder Pal Singh, regarded as one of the best drag-flickers of the country, represented India in 223 matches.
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.
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.
Hockey India on Sunday named 25 players for the senior women's national coaching Camp scheduled to begin from Monday.
Sagar hails from Shivnagar Chandon village in Itarsi tehsil in the Hoshangabad district.
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