Indian Hockey

 2023 Hockey WC to be played on four newly-laid pitches 

The main pitch in the Kalinga Stadium, as well as the practice pitch, has been re-laid, while the matches at the Birsa Munda Stadium will be played on brand new pitches certified by FIH.

published on : 8th December 2022

Akashdeep scores hat-trick but sloppy India lose 4-5 to Australia

Akashdeep Singh (10th, 27th, 59th) scored thrice while skipper Harmanpreet Singh (31st) converted a penalty corner for India.

published on : 26th November 2022

Focus on improving drag-flicking, goalkeeping skills: Hockey India to member units

The former India skipper highlighted the need to develop a talent pool of young athletes specialised in these two skills.

published on : 21st November 2022

Upbeat India look to continue winning momentum against Spain in Pro League

India's chief coach Graham Reid knows the potential of the Spanish players and said his team can't afford a drop in momentum in the entire 60 minutes of the match.

published on : 29th October 2022

We desperately wanted CWG medal after World Cup debacle: Hockey player Salima Tete

At 20, Salima is one of the youngest members of the Indian women's hockey team.

published on : 19th August 2022

Hard to digest but need to move on: Harmanpreet on India's CWG final loss

The 26-year-old from Amritsar was in sublime form throughout the tournament as he scored nine goals and was the second highest goal scorer along with Wales' Gareth Furlong.

published on : 10th August 2022

CWC 2022: Indian hockey midfielder Navjot Kaur tests Covid positive, free to fly back home

She won the opening two sets without much fuss, but Best fought back in the third one.

published on : 31st July 2022

Hockey at Commonwealth Games: India aim to end Australia's dominance

Since the game's introduction in the quadrennial event 24 years ago, the world No.1 Australia has been the most dominant force, having won all six gold medals till date.

published on : 18th July 2022

India hockey midfielder Salima Tete key as India takes England in opener

From being fearful of boarding a train to becoming a globetrotting athlete, India hockey midfielder Salima Tete has come a long way in the last few years.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Commonwealth Games in mind, Indian men's hockey team looks to end FIH Pro League campaign on high

Still in with an outside chance of finishing at the top of the standings, the Indian men would be hoping to sign off their campaign on a high against the mighty Netherlands.

published on : 17th June 2022

Indian hockey team will bounce back after reverses against Belgium: Sonika

Sonika is hopeful the Indian hockey team will bounce back in the upcoming games against Argentina, set to be played on June 18 and 19.

published on : 15th June 2022

Indian hockey is poised for ultimate glory in 2028 Olympics: David John

David John believes that the Indian hockey team will peak in the 2028 Olympics, giving itself its best shot in several years at a gold medal.

published on : 10th June 2022

FIH Pro League: Indian hockey teams aim to fine-tune specific areas ahead of Commonwealth Games

The Indian men are currently placed second in the league standings with 27 points from 12 games, a rung above Belgium.

published on : 10th June 2022

Indian men's and women's hockey teams depart for FIH Pro League matches against Belgium

The Indian men's and women's hockey teams left for Brussels ahead of the upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League scheduled to be held on June 11 and 12.

published on : 8th June 2022

India eye big win against Indonesia, favourable result in Pakistan vs Japan match

India's fate is not in their own hands anymore as even a win against lowly Indonesia will not guarantee them a knock-out berth.

published on : 25th May 2022

India names team for FIH Women's Pro League, Savita Punia remains captain

India will play six matches from June 11 to 22 ahead of the FIH Hockey Women's World Cup to be held in Spain and the Netherlands from July 1-17.

published on : 21st May 2022

Two Kovilpatti players make it into Indian hockey squad

Both Mareeswaran, who plays in the midfield, and Karthi, a forward, were trained at the Sports Hostel for Excellence (SHE) in Kovilpatti

published on : 12th May 2022

Asian Games postponement: Indian hockey players disappointed but count on positives 

The Hangzhou Asian Games, which were scheduled to take place from September 10 to 25, were on Friday postponed indefinitely amid a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in China.

published on : 6th May 2022

Janneke Schopman looking to build on good run ahead of Pro League and World Cup

India will be up against teams like Belgium, Argentina and USA in their remaining Pro League games before heading to the World Cup.

published on : 25th April 2022

India eye wins against England to climb to top spot in FIH Pro League standings

Tokyo Olympic bronze medallists India have so far played eight matches this season and are placed second in the standings, behind Germany, with 16 points.

published on : 1st April 2022
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