Indian Mens Hockey

Government spent Rs 65 crore on Indian men's hockey teams in last five years: Anurag Thakur

Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said that an amount of Rs 45.05 crore has been spent on senior hockey men's team during the last five years.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Manpreet to lead India in Asian Champions Trophy hockey

While Manpreet will lead the side, star dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh has been named as the vice-captain for the tournament, to be held from December 14 to 22.

published on : 26th November 2021

Initially disappointed, but Varun feels lucky to be a part of Olympic hockey history

Defender Varun Kumar was not part of the original 16-member squad selected for the Tokyo Olympics but was called up later when the IOC decided to allow "alternate athletes" in team events.

published on : 20th September 2021

Hope more youngsters from Manipur take up hockey, says midfielder Nilakanta Sharma

At the recently held Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 where India won the historic bronze, Nilakanta was impressive in the midfield as he executed the team's plans and showed why he is a team player.

published on : 16th September 2021

Odisha weavers design special ikat scarves for Indian Men’s Hockey team

The Odisha government had commissioned the weavers to deliver the scarves with hockey logos in them for the felicitation ceremony in Kalinga Stadium on August 17.

published on : 15th August 2021

Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh hopes bronze medal at Olympics will ensure bright future

The midfielder credited the team camaraderie and bonding behind the result and added that the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown proved to be a blessing in disguise.

published on : 11th August 2021

Neeraj's performance was commendable, bar which has been set cannot go down: IOA chief Batra

India finished the Tokyo Olympic Games with a ranking of 48, which Narinder Batra described as a bar that has been set from where India can only go higher.

published on : 9th August 2021

Indian men's hockey team rises to third spot in FIH rankings, women's team to eighth

The Indian men's hockey team, which ended a 41-year medal drought by clinching a bronze medal in Tokyo, rose to 3rd in the FIH World Rankings.

published on : 8th August 2021

Delhi-based dhaba's former employee now an Olympic-winning hockey star

The owners of Mohan Kamboj Dhaba are getting a giant flex made to celebrate hockey star Sumit Kumar, which will be put up on display at the dhaba. 

published on : 8th August 2021

Mind Games: India men's hockey coach Reid banks on team's mental resilience for Olympic medal

57-year-old Reid, who has worked with the men's hockey team for more than two years, said the tough circumstances that some of the players encountered growing up will also be a motivation for them.

published on : 21st July 2021

Feel like we are within touching distance of the dream we have harboured: Rani Rampal and Manpreet Singh

Both Rani and Manpreet said that living in bio-bubbles has brought the side closer and they will use it to their advantage at the upcoming Games.

published on : 20th July 2021

Manpreet Singh to lead Indian men's hockey team in Olympics

India had announced a 16-member team for the showpiece event last week but refrained from naming the team's leadership group.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Ten Olympic debutants in Indian men's hockey squad for Tokyo Games

The notable absentees in the squad are strikers Akashdeep Singh and Ramandeep Singh, who were a part of the Rio Games team.

published on : 18th June 2021

Training in bio-bubble has brought team closer: Indian men's hockey team forward Gurjant Singh

Gurjant Singh said that the team has been working as a unit, and it is one of the biggest reasons behind Europe and Argentina success.

published on : 14th May 2021