Indian hockey team

Five players from Karnataka's Hassan in national hockey teams

Five hockey players, including four girls, hailing from Hassan district have been selected for Indian hockey teams and are all set to play in the nationals.

published on : 12th January 2022

How India built up an impressive youth setup in hockey

Youth is now an active buzzword and that was evident when the senior management selected the squad for the Asian Champions Trophy in Dhaka.

published on : 2nd December 2021

FIH Junior Hockey World Cup: India bank on attacking prowess over Belgium in quarterfinals

One of the title favourites, India were slow to get off the blocks as they were stunned 4-5 by France before they got their acts together and thrashed Canada 13-1 and Poland 8-2 to finish second.

published on : 30th November 2021

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

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

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

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

Manpreet Singh feels India should focus on winning Asian Games to earn automatic qualification for Paris Olympic

It's been a month since the Indian men's team beat Germany 5-4 in the third place play off and Manpreet said it's time to start planning for a busy 2022 calendar.

published on : 6th September 2021

Indian hockey teams unlikely to compete in Birmingham CWG, says IOA chief Batra

The Birmingham CWG is scheduled to be held from July 28 to August 8, while the Asian Games will be hosted by Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 15.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid sets new targets after Olympic bronze

The Australian said he will take feedback from the players going forward and analyse what other teams have been doing.

published on : 27th August 2021

Jubilation all around as hockey Olympians return home

For hockey stars Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra, Deep Grace Ekka and Namita Toppo of the Indian team, homecoming this time was different.  

published on : 22nd August 2021

Indian captain Rani Rampal wishes former head coach Sjoerd Marijne luck for 'new chapter'

The Dutch master tactician stepped down after leading the Indian women's hockey team to a fourth-place finish in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 19th August 2021
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