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Asia Cup Hockey: Gurjant Singh late strike salvages draw for India against South Korea in Super 4s

Asia Cup Hockey: Gurjant Singh late strike salvages draw for India against South Korea in Super 4s

Korea, ranked 13th in the world, played a defensive game but ended up earning the bragging rights following a disciplined performance against the tournament favourites and world number six India.

Oct 18, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Asia Cup Hockey 2017: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A

Asia Cup Hockey 2017: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A

Pakistan, the winners of the first three editions of the tournament, started the third-quarter spritely, but two strikes from India in quick succession, in the 43rd and 45th minutes, dampened their spirits.

Oct 15, 2017, 19:53 PM IST
Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India vs Pakistan — As it happened...

Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India vs Pakistan — As it happened...

With two comfortable victories on the trot, a dominant India are now up against their arch-rivals Pakistan in the most anticipated clash in the Hockey Asia Cup tournament in Dhaka, today.

Oct 15, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Live streaming, TV listings, time, date, venue, squads

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Live streaming, TV listings, time, date, venue, squads

Two easy wins garnered, a confident India would face its toughest test in the event when it takes on arch-rivals Pakistan in the much-anticipated clash of the Asia Cup hockey tournament, here on Sunday.

Oct 14, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
India name 18-member team for Sultan of Johor Cup

India name 18-member team for Sultan of Johor Cup

India will be participating in the tournament after a gap of a year. They finished second in the fifth Sultan of Johor Cup in 2015 where they lost to Great Britain in the final.

Oct 14, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Asia Cup Hockey: India tutor Bangladesh to win 7-0 but disappoint on penalty corners

Asia Cup Hockey: India tutor Bangladesh to win 7-0 but disappoint on penalty corners

India, who are currently on top of Pool A and through to the Super-4 stage with two consecutive wins, will play archrivals Pakistan on Sunday.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India eye another big win, take on Bangladesh before Pakistan tie

Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India eye another big win, take on Bangladesh before Pakistan tie

Bolstered by the dominating 5-1 win over Japan in their campaign opener and considering the fact that Pakistan steamrolled Bangladesh 7-0 yesterday, India will start as overwhelming favourites and are expected to win the tie easily against the home team tomorrow.

Oct 12, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
What the 10th hockey Asia Cup means to India

What the 10th hockey Asia Cup means to India

It hasn't been a year to remember so far for India. A bronze medal at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was at best restoration of pride, after India failed to beat Malaysia for a place in the final. The HWL Semifinals in London brought further embarrassment, after India almost handed out World Cup invitations in defeats against Malaysia and Canada.

Oct 11, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
India vs Japan, Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Live streaming, TV listings, time, date, venue, squads

India vs Japan, Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Live streaming, TV listings, time, date, venue, squads

Indian last played Japan in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup earlier this year where they won the encounter 4-3.

Oct 10, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Harendra Singh eyeing 2018 Asiad gold with Indian eves

Harendra Singh eyeing 2018 Asiad gold with Indian eves

"We have already set short-term and long-term goals for the team. While the short-term goal is to win the Asia Cup and directly qualify for the World Cup next year, my mission for 2018 is to win the Asian Games and qualify for the Tokyo Olympics," he said.

Sep 26, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Pakistan to boycott hockey World Cup in India if security not assured

Pakistan to boycott hockey World Cup in India if security not assured

The FIH recently confirmed Pakistan had qualified for next year's World Cup after it failed to qualify for the last World Cup and Olympic games.

Sep 22, 2017, 10:32 AM IST
India women beat Belgium junior men's team 4-3

India women beat Belgium junior men's team 4-3

For India, Gurjit Kaur (7th and 11th minutes) and captain Rani Rampal (13th and 33rd minutes) scored twice to give the visitors their first win of the tour.

Sep 19, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
India women’s hockey team play out 2-2 draw against Belgium junior men’s team

India women’s hockey team play out 2-2 draw against Belgium junior men’s team

India soon earned a penalty corner but their effort was saved by the Junior World Cup finalists’ goalkeeper which meant Belgium led by a goal at the end of second quarter.

Sep 12, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Hockey India invites applications for Roelant Oltmans' replacement

Hockey India invites applications for Roelant Oltmans' replacement

According to the advertisement, the chief coach will be given a three-year term till December 31 i.E. 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games cycle, subject to the satisfactory completion of a six-month probation period.

Sep 05, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
Roelant Oltmans was past his sell-by date, Hockey India took time to realise

Roelant Oltmans was past his sell-by date, Hockey India took time to realise

A year on from Rio, Hockey India’s (HI) High Performance and Development Committee on Saturday escorted Oltmans to the exit door – thanking him for what he has done, while reminding that the team’s performance in 2017 doesn’t merit him continuing in the job.

Sep 03, 2017, 14:57 PM IST
I was prepared to be sacked from Day One: Roelant Oltmans

I was prepared to be sacked from Day One: Roelant Oltmans

In the past, renowned coaches like Australian Ric Charlesworth, Spaniard Jose Brasa, Micheal Nobbs, Terry Walsh and Paul van Ass were shown the door unceremoniously even before the completion of their tenures.

Sep 02, 2017, 21:32 PM IST

Hockey India's David John Reassures Worried Fans In a Turbulent 2017

In an upfront chat with Zee Media's Jaspreet Sahni, Hockey India's High Performance Director, David John, explained all the ups and down over the last eight months - both on and off the field.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Hockey India annouces 35-member core group for national coachinig camp

Hockey India annouces 35-member core group for national coachinig camp

With just about 45 days to go for the Hero Asia Cup in Dhaka, the Indian men's hockey team will be back to the grind at Sports Authority of India here for a 40-day national camp.

Aug 25, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Rani to lead 18-member Indian women's hockey team in European tour

Rani to lead 18-member Indian women's hockey team in European tour

In their previous outing at the Women's Hockey World League Semi Final, the team lost to England in the quarter final and eventually ended the competition in 8th place.

Aug 23, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Jude Felix Sebastian named coach of junior India Hockey team

Jude Felix Sebastian named coach of junior India Hockey team

The 33-member junior men's core group will train under Jude Felix as the boys prepare for defending the World Championship title.

Aug 22, 2017, 13:33 PM IST