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With eye on future, HI names a young selection committee

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 20:09

Keeping an eye on future, Hockey India today announced a young national selection committee, including just retired players, to be headed by Olympian B P Govinda.

AI beat IOC to claim Obaidullah Khan Gold Cup

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 15:17

Last year`s runners-up Air India (AI) lifted the International Obaidullah Khan Gold Cup hockey tournament title by defeating holders Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) 4-3 in the final.

HI should not keep out talented WSH youngsters: Halappa

Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 22:17

Having missed the London Olympic Games where India ended up 12th and last, former captain Arjun Halappa feels that deserving youngsters playing for rival World Series Hockey should be picked for the country by Hockey India, which is currently selecting the national squad.

India shot itself in foot by dropping WSH players: Rehan Butt

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 19:28

Former Pakistan hockey captain Rehan Butt today said India could have avoided finishing last at the London Olympics had they included seniors such as Arjun Halappa and Bharat Chikara, who took part in the rival World Series Hockey and were ignored by Hockey India for the Games.

Dhanraj slams FIH, HI after top players opt out of WSH camp

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 22:41

Upset at reports that top Indian players would not participate in the World Hockey Series beginning on Wednesday, former India captain Dhanraj Pillay on Tuesday slammed International Hockey Federation for "interfering" in the lucrative league and accused both FIH and Hockey India of playing "dirty" politics.

Rajpal, Halappa left out from Olympics hockey probables

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 08:55

The dream of former India captain Rajpal Singh and Arjun Halappa to play in the Olympics was over Monday as they were left out from the 48-member list of probables for the 2012 London Games named by Hockey India (HI) here.

HI should learn from BCCI how to treat senior players: Rajpal

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012, 23:18

Deeply hurt on being ignored from the list of Olympic probables, former hockey captain Rajpal Singh on Monday fired a salvo at Hockey India (HI).

Chikara to replace Halappa as stand-by

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 07, 2012, 19:21

Experienced forward Bharat Chikara is set to replace Arjun Halappa as a stand-by in the Indian hockey team for this month`s Olympic Qualifiers after the former captain left the national camp following his omission from the main squad.

We are fine tuning and focussing on every little detail: Nobbs

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 07, 2012, 19:18

Indian hockey coach Michael Nobbs is busy finetuning the minute aspects.

Captains, coaches named for WSH teams

Last Updated: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 21:27

India`s top midfielder Sardara Singh has been appointed the captain of Bhopal outfitin World Series Hockey.

Remaining WSH venues to be fixed in Oct first week

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 19:07

The remaining two venues of the upcoming USD two million World Series Hockey tournament would be finalised in the first week of October, once the event`s technical director submits his report.

Halappa ruled out of Asian Champions Trophy

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011, 20:10

A day before the hockey selection trials begin in Bangalore, India suffered a blow with captain Arjun Halappa being ruled out of next month`s Asian Champions Trophy.