Champions Trophy: Birendra Lakra still unfit, doubtful for tomorrow's game vs Belgium
Champions Trophy: Birendra Lakra still unfit, doubtful for tomorrow's game vs Belgium

Senior Indian defender Birendra Lakra is a doubtful starter in tomorrow's crucial quarterfinal clash against fourth-ranked Belgium as he is yet to recover from his back injury, said India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans.

We're determined to put up our best show, says V R Raghunath
We're determined to put up our best show, says V R Raghunath

Bruised and battered by the back-to-back defeats in the Champions Trophy hockey, India's experienced drag-flicker V R Raghunath said the hosts are keen to put up their "best show" in their last Pool B tie against World Cup silver medallist the Netherlands on Monday.

Odisha gives Rs 30 lakh cash prize to Birendra Lakra
Odisha gives Rs 30 lakh cash prize to Birendra Lakra

Ahead of the eight-nation Champion Trophy here, Odisha government on Thursday gave away cash award of Rs 30 lakh to Birendra Lakra, international hockey player from the state.

Working on new strategies: Hockey defender Birendra Lakra
Working on new strategies: Hockey defender Birendra Lakra

Indian hockey team defender Birendra Lakra Monday said that they are working on new strategies which will help them perform well in the Champions Trophy starting Dec 6 at the Kalinga Stadium here.

Indian hockey team preparing hard for German challenge
Indian hockey team preparing hard for German challenge

The Indian hockey team is training hard for their Champions Trophy opener against Germany here on December 6.

Asian Games: Indian hockey team's Birendra Lakra felicitated
Asian Games: Indian hockey team's Birendra Lakra felicitated

Rourkela Steel Plant on Monday felicitated Birendra Lakra, an alumnus of SAIL Hockey Academy, who was a part of the triumphant India team that defeated Pakistan in the final of men's hockey to bag the gold medal in Asian Games after 16 years.

OCA announces cash prize for Birendra Lakra, four women hockey players
OCA announces cash prize for Birendra Lakra, four women hockey players

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has announced cash prize of Rs 50,000 for defender Birendra Lakra, who was part of the Indian men's hockey team that won the gold in the Asian Games.

Asiad, Men's hockey final: India beat Pakistan to clinch gold, qualify for Rio Olympics
Asiad, Men's hockey final: India beat Pakistan to clinch gold, qualify for Rio Olympics

A spirited Indian men's hockey team defeated arch-rivals and defending champions Pakistan 4-2 in a nerve-wracking shoot-out to end its 16-year gold medal draught in the Asian Games and earn a direct berth to the 2016 Rio Olympics, here on Thursday.

Scrappy India beat China 2-0, to face Korea in hockey semi-final
Scrappy India beat China 2-0, to face Korea in hockey semi-final

A scrappy India eked out a hard-fought 2-0 win over lower-ranked China to progress to the semi-finals of the men's hockey competition at the 17th Asian Games, here on Saturday.

Indian hockey team set to leave for Europe tour tomorrow

Gearing up to present a strong challenge at the upcoming World Cup, the Indian hockey team will head for a tour of Europe tomorrow to play five build-up games -- including two each against World Cup hosts The Netherlands.

India aim to upset Germany in Hockey World League classification match

Out of title race after a crushing defeat at the hands of Australia, hosts India would be hoping for a miracle when they take on Olympic champions Germany in the fifth-eighth place play-off game of the Hero Hockey World League Final, here tomorrow.

Hockey World League: India suffer 2-7 thrashing by Australia after early domination

India squandered a two-goal lead to suffer a 2-7 hammering at the hands of world champions Australia and crash out of the Hero Hockey World League Final here today.

Birendra Lakra asked to join Delhi hockey camp

Hockey India has directed Hockey Jharkhand to send half back Birendra Lakra, the lone player from the state to get a berth in the national team, to attend a week-long camp in Delhi from February 11 to 18.

Hockey star Birendra Lakra felicitated

Indian hockey team member Birendra Lakra, an alumnus of Rourkela Steel Plant’s SAIL Hockey Academy, was felicitated by the RSP here today.