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Sardar Singh among 55 players named for men's national hockey camp

Sardar Singh among 55 players named for men's national hockey camp

The list features all the 18 players who were part of the Indian men's team that returned from the Commonwealth Games without a medal after finishing fourth, following a 1-2 loss to England in the bronze medal playoff. 

Apr 26, 2018, 13:18 PM IST
International Hockey Federation issues warning to Narinder Batra for his outburst in Sardar Singh questioning issue

International Hockey Federation issues warning to Narinder Batra for his outburst in Sardar Singh questioning issue

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday issued a warning to its president Narinder Batra and fined him for his outburst against English law enforcement authorities during the Hockey World League Semi-Final in London last year.

Apr 24, 2018, 20:00 PM IST
Sjoerd Marijne under Hockey India scanner after medal-less CWG campaign

Sjoerd Marijne under Hockey India scanner after medal-less CWG campaign

The Indian men's hockey team's medal-less and rudder-less Commonwealth Games performance has brought chief coach Sjoerd Marijne under the scanner with Hockey India scheduling a performance review meeting later this week.

Apr 24, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Indian hockey team unhappy with coach Sjoerd Marijne's 'selection policy': Sources

Indian hockey team unhappy with coach Sjoerd Marijne's 'selection policy': Sources

After a disappointing end to the CWG, some of the players got together and met the coach telling him that "overly focusing on blooding in youngsters" won't help the team win consistently - sources told Zee Media.

Apr 21, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
HIL confidence can help India break the Australia code in CWG: Zafar Iqbal

HIL confidence can help India break the Australia code in CWG: Zafar Iqbal

India were hammered 0-8 by Australia in the 2010 CWG finals, and lost 0-4 to them in the 2014 Glasgow Games summit clash. India are a strong medal contender at Gold Coast where the Games will begin on April 4.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Next stop CWG: India's women hockey ready to showcase its transformation

Next stop CWG: India's women hockey ready to showcase its transformation

The team is gung-ho about ending its 12-year medal wait at the Commonwealth Games, and there's a lot that went into fueling the searing desire to be at the podium in Gold Coast.  

Mar 27, 2018, 17:42 PM IST
PR Sreejesh returns but Sardar Singh dropped from India's CWG hockey squad

PR Sreejesh returns but Sardar Singh dropped from India's CWG hockey squad

The Indian team are in Pool B along with Pakistan, Malaysia, Wales, England and will begin their campaign on April 7 against Pakistan.

Mar 13, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
Chris Ciriello roped in as analytical coach by Hockey India

Chris Ciriello roped in as analytical coach by Hockey India

While HI and Sports Authority of India (SAI) are yet to make an official announcement on Ciriello's appointment, sources told Zee Media that the Australian is already in Bengaluru working with the senior players rested for the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia. 

Mar 06, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
Savita rested as Hockey India names women's squad for South Korea

Savita rested as Hockey India names women's squad for South Korea

Ace striker Rani will lead a 20-member squad for the coming tour of South Korea - between March 3 and 12 - where they will play five matches against the hosts at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre in Seoul, Hockey India (HI) announced on Friday.

Feb 23, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
Odisha government to sponsor national hockey teams for 5 years

Odisha government to sponsor national hockey teams for 5 years

The Odisha government will sponsor the national men's and women's hockey teams for the next five years, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Thursday.

Feb 15, 2018, 14:26 PM IST
Hockey India names 33-man core group ahead of Azlan Shah, Commonwealth Games

Hockey India names 33-man core group ahead of Azlan Shah, Commonwealth Games

Hockey India on Friday named a 33-man core probables' list for national camp ahead of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and Commonwealth Games (CWG) — the first two major events of what is going to be a gruelling season.

Feb 09, 2018, 21:02 PM IST
Hockey players aghast at living conditions in senior Nationals

Hockey players aghast at living conditions in senior Nationals

Players have complained of inadequate facilities provided to them by the sports authorities in Imphal, lamenting that they have not been provided with blankets, adequate food or proper toilet facilities.

Jan 07, 2018, 19:43 PM IST
Hockey India names 33 players for junior men's national camp

Hockey India names 33 players for junior men's national camp

The group will be looking at the overall development during the camp and will also get an opportunity to closely watch their senior compatriots go about their preparations for an all-important year that features the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and men's World Cup in Bhubaneswar.

Jan 06, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
Hockey India congratulates new FIH World Panel Umpire Javed Shaikh

Hockey India congratulates new FIH World Panel Umpire Javed Shaikh

The 41-year-old Shaikh from Mumbai began his career as an umpire in 2000 at a local tournament. In 2002, he was called- up as a national umpire followed by an opportunity at the 2003 Under-21 Invitational Cup in Poland where he served as an international umpire.

Dec 14, 2017, 17:30 PM IST
Happy ending to India's up-and-down year in hockey

Happy ending to India's up-and-down year in hockey

Things weren't exactly going to plan until Hockey India appointed new coaches and were rewarded with Asia Cup gold by both men and women's team.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
FIH: Indian men's and women's hockey team rank 6th and 10th in year-end

FIH: Indian men's and women's hockey team rank 6th and 10th in year-end

The Indian men's team were at the sixth spot since the beginning of this year and maintained its position throughout 2017.

Dec 12, 2017, 21:28 PM IST
HWL 2017 Final: 'Unpredictable' India face Olympic champions Argentina in semi finals

HWL 2017 Final: 'Unpredictable' India face Olympic champions Argentina in semi finals

'Inconsistent' is the perfect word to sum up India. If one day the Indians are brilliant, the very next day they might give a lacklustre performance.

Dec 07, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
Pakistan on for World Cup in India, HIL back in 2019 end: Hockey India CEO Elena Norman

Pakistan on for World Cup in India, HIL back in 2019 end: Hockey India CEO Elena Norman

Elena Norman said Hockey India has got approval from two out of three ministries so far for Pakistan’s participation in the men’s hockey World Cup next year in India.

Dec 06, 2017, 20:25 PM IST
HWL 2017 Final: Dismal penalty corners conversion rate cause for concern for India

HWL 2017 Final: Dismal penalty corners conversion rate cause for concern for India

Drag-flick great Floris Jan Bovelander too advocated the need for trying out variations to get the better of new tactics employed by defenders during penalty corners.

Dec 05, 2017, 20:55 PM IST
Statistics doesn't matter, what matters is execution: Sjoerd Marijne

Statistics doesn't matter, what matters is execution: Sjoerd Marijne

Despite having the better share of chances in their final Pool B match against Germany, the hosts could not execute them and went down 0-2.

Dec 04, 2017, 23:16 PM IST