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Indian hockey is back to top once again, says Ranchi Rays captain Ashley Jackson

I think our expectations are always high because of what we achieved in the past, even last season we had a very successful league campaign finishing 1st by 8 points but came up short in the Semi...

PTI | Jan 15, 2017 06:11 PM

PR Sreejesh becomes member of International Hockey Federation Athletes' Committee

The Indian men's hockey team skipper PR Sreejesh on Wednesday became a member of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Athletes' Committee.

PTI | Jan 11, 2017 05:16 PM

Sahara Group renews sponsorship deal with Hockey India untill 2021

Sahara Group has renewed its association with Hockey India by signing a sponsorship deal which will run till 2021.

PTI | Jan 05, 2017 04:54 PM

Mumbai prodigy Kush Bhagat wins three gold medals on offer in 1st Western Asia Youth Chess Championship

In the blitz format, in which he is the world under 7 schools champion, Kush finished with seven out of seven rounds with a clear two-point margin over his closest rival.

PTI | Dec 30, 2016 06:48 PM

Narinder Batra resigns as IOA's associate Vice President in protest

Senior functionary Narinder Batra on Friday resigned as the associate vice-president of the Indian Olympic Association as a mark of protest against the IOA for not taking back its decision to appoint...

PTI | Dec 30, 2016 06:36 PM

Hockey India opposes Indian Olympic Association’s controversial decision

Koshy took over HI chief’s post last month after former boss Narinder Batra was elected as FIH president. It may be noted that Batra had been at loggerheads with Ramachandran for long

PTI | Dec 29, 2016 08:05 PM

Champions Trophy silver medal, Men's Junior World Cup title marks phenominal year for Indian hockey

Indian hockey had a phenomenal year, both on and off the field in 2016 with a historic silver medal in the Champions Trophy and Junior World Cup title after a hiatus of 15 years being the biggest...

PTI | Dec 28, 2016 03:34 PM

Six national-level hockey players appointed as DSP in Punjab Police

Punjab Police appointed nine eminent international sports persons, including six hockey players,on Monday as Deputy Superintendent of Police under sports quota by the Punjab government.

PTI | Dec 26, 2016 05:53 PM

Indian colts end 15 year old title drought, defeat Belgium to annex Junior World Cup title

India are playing their third final while for Belgium it's their maiden appearance in the final of Junior Hockey World Cup.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 25, 2016 11:38 AM

Junior Hockey World Cup 2016: 10 players in winning team belong to same academy in Jalandhar

Indian junior hockey team achieved an exciting World Cup win on Sunday. It is surprising to know that ten players of the World Cup winning team hail from the same Surjit Hockey Academy in Jalandhar.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 19, 2016 08:51 AM

Hockey Junior World Cup 2016: Congratulations galore on Twitter after Indian Colts secure exciting win in finals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday night congratulated junior hockey team for winning World Cup and said it augurs well for the future of Indian hockey.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 19, 2016 08:04 AM

Twitter erupts with joy as India defeat Belgium 2-1 to lift Junior Hockey World Cup

With an aggressive performance in the Junior World Cup finals, Indian hockey team on Sunday made history by winning the tournament for the second time in 15 years.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 19, 2016 07:45 AM

Junior Hockey World Cup final | India vs Belgium: Indian colts end fifteen year title drought, beat Belgium 2-1 to clinch title

A penalty corner turned into a goal in the final crucial moments of the match made possible for Belgium to score in the match. India also become the first host nation to win the Junior Hockey World...

News Nation Bureau | Dec 18, 2016 08:08 PM

India wins Junior Hockey World Cup | Know more about stars Gurjant, Simranjeet

Hosts India clinched the Junior World Cup Hockey title by beating Belgium in the grand finale played out on Sunday evening at the Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow. The victory was ensured by the...

News Nation Bureau | Dec 18, 2016 07:37 PM

Junior Hockey World Cup 2016: Defending champs Germany overpower Australia 3-0 to settle for bronze

Six-time champions and defending champions Germany had to be content with the bronze medal after overpowering Australia 3-0 in the third-fourth place play-off match at the Men's Junior Hockey World...

PTI | Dec 18, 2016 06:43 PM