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Champions Trophy: Thimmaiah strikes as India clinch 2-1 victory over South Korea

India muffed chances galore before a deft deflection from Nikkin Thimmaiah enabled them to pip South Korea 2-1 in the 36th Hero Champions Trophy hockey tournament. At the Lee Valley Hockey Centre,...

PTI | Jun 14, 2016 11:12 PM

Coach Oltmans says India could have done better than 3-3 draw

India’s 3-3 draw in the Champions Trophy hockey opener with Olympic champions Germany has not impressed coach Roelant Oltmans, who feels his boys could have performed much better.

PTI | Jun 11, 2016 02:39 PM

Lucknow set to host junior men’s hockey World Cup

The city of Lucknow will host the junior men’s hockey World Cup from December 8 to 18, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced today. The event will feature 16 teams—defending...

PTI | Jun 07, 2016 04:52 PM

Four Nations hockey tournament: Indian eves lose 1-2 to Australia

Lilima Minz’s goal went in vain as the Indian women’s team suffered a narrow 1-2 loss against hosts Australia in their final round-robin game at the four Nations hockey tournament. Keeping with...

PTI | Jun 03, 2016 07:12 PM

Our aim is to win medal at Champions Trophy: chief coach Roelant Oltmans

With less than 10 days to go for their opening match in the FIH Champions Trophy in London, Indian men’s hockey team chief coach Roelant Oltmans said he is eyeing a top three finish in the...

PTI | May 31, 2016 07:16 PM

India likely to announce hockey squad for Rio Games on July 5

India are likely to announce the national men’s hockey squad for the Rio Olympics on July 5, chief coach and country’s High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans said.

PTI | May 21, 2016 09:35 AM

Sardar rested, Sreejesh to lead India in Champions Trophy

The selection committee of the Indian men’s hockey team decided to rest skipper Sardar Singh and ace drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh from the 18-member national squad led by goalkeeper PR Sreejesh,...

PTI | May 17, 2016 11:15 AM

Hockey India recommends Ritu Rani, VR Raghunath for Arjuna Award

Indian women’s team captain Ritu Rani and senior’s men’s team drag-flicker V R Raghunath were today recommended by Hockey India for the Arjuna Award.

PTI | May 11, 2016 01:32 PM

If everything falls in place we can win a medal at Rio: Oltmans

Going by its past performances, not many would fancy Indian men’s hockey team’s chances in the upcoming Olympics, but chief coach Roelant Oltmans says a medal finish in Rio is very much achievable...

PTI | May 10, 2016 05:01 PM

Indian eves lose to Great Britain yet again

The Indian women’s hockey team slumped to yet another defeat against Great Britain, going down 2-4 in the fourth game of the five-match series today. Indian eves started off strongly, making inroads...

PTI | May 08, 2016 09:29 PM

Indian eves lose 1-2 to Britain in hockey

The Indian women’s hockey team suffered its second successive loss, going down 1-2 to Great Britain in the ongoing five-match series. The Indians thus trail the hosts 0-2 in the series.

PTI | May 07, 2016 06:17 PM

Hockey series between Pak and India veteran teams postponed

A hockey series planned between the veteran teams of Pakistan and India in England has been postponed after the United Kingdom High Commission did not issue visas to eight former Pakistan Olympians...

PTI | May 07, 2016 02:27 PM

FIH announces new structure of International hockey events from 2019

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) today announced a new annual global home and away league, to be launched in 2019 involving the world’s leading hockey nations, which will replace Hockey...

PTI | Apr 18, 2016 08:10 PM

India Hockey team returns with silver from Azlan Shah Cup

The Indian hockey team returned home after clinching the silver medal at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia. The 2016 performance was the team’s best since 2010, when they won the gold at the...

PTI | Apr 18, 2016 02:58 PM

Australia drub India 4-0 to win Sultan Azlan Shah tourney

A dominant Australia notched up a thumping 4-0 victory over India in the summit showdown to win the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament. Thomas William Craig (25th, 35th) scored twice while Matt...

PTI | Apr 16, 2016 07:59 PM