We are improving our defence in Penalty Corners: PR Sreejesh
We are improving our defence in Penalty Corners: PR Sreejesh

Gearing up for the FIH World League Semi-Final, Indian men team's goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has been working extra hours to strengthen his skills in cutting down opponents' chance of scoring through penalty corners.

Indian men win, eves lose in practice game ahead of HWL semi
Indian men win, eves lose in practice game ahead of HWL semi

Indian men's hockey team spanked lowly USA 4-0 in their third practice match even as the eves narrowly lost 1-2 to Italy in their second warm-up game ahead of the FIH World League Semi-Final to be held here from June 20 to July 5.

We need to improve our conversion rate: Sardar Singh
We need to improve our conversion rate: Sardar Singh

India captain Sardar Singh says his team must improve on its conversion rate ahead of their Hockey World League Semifinal opener on Saturday.

World League will chart our future course: Akashdeep Singh
World League will chart our future course: Akashdeep Singh

Striker Akashdeep Singh says the Indian team realises the importance of the upcoming Hockey World League semifinals even though it doesn't have to worry about Olympic qualification in the competition beginning here on Saturday.

PR Sreejesh feels secured with Indian hockey team's new tactic
PR Sreejesh feels secured with Indian hockey team's new tactic

Indian men hockey team's goalkeeper PR Sreejesh feels the side's new strategy to attack with 10 players and defend with as many numbers will give the Asian Games gold medallist an edge in the upcoming FIH World League Semi-Finals to be held in Antwerp, Belgium.

Indian men's hockey team to focus on mental strength at World League SF
Indian men's hockey team to focus on mental strength at World League SF

As there is no pressure of Olympic qualification on the players, the Indian hockey team will focus on the mental aspect of the game at the World League Semi-Final Round to prepare for the bigger challenges in the future.

India name 24-member team for Japan series
India name 24-member team for Japan series

India on Thursday announced a 24-strong team for the men's hockey series against Japan in Bhubaneswar from May 3 to 9.

Hockey India announces 25 probables for India-Japan series
Hockey India announces 25 probables for India-Japan series

Hockey India on Monday announced a list of 25 probables for the upcoming India-Japan series, to be played in Bhubaneswar from May 3 to 9, which will be in preparation for the FIH Hockey World League Semi-Final (men), scheduled in June.

India hockey coach Paul van Ass keen to rope in psychologist
India hockey coach Paul van Ass keen to rope in psychologist

Conceding late goals by a fragile backline has been Indian's men hockey team's perennial bane which new chief coach Paul van Ass wants to eradicate by roping in a full-time psychologist for Sardar Singh and Co.

"Versatile" and "speedy" Gurbaj Singh key for India in Sultan Azlan Shah: P R Sreejesh
"Versatile" and "speedy" Gurbaj Singh key for India in Sultan Azlan Shah: P R Sreejesh

A "versatile" and "speedy" Gurbaj Singh will be key to Indian hockey team's success in the upcoming 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia, feels the national side's vice-captain and goalkeeper P R Sreejesh.

Asian Games snub motivated my comeback: Mandeep Singh
Asian Games snub motivated my comeback: Mandeep Singh

After being recalled to the Indian hockey team, young striker Mandeep Singh on Thursday said he was motivated to return to the national team after being dropped from the Asian Games squad.

India hockey team to field full strength team for Azlan Shah Cup
India hockey team to field full strength team for Azlan Shah Cup

Ace midfielder Sardar Singh will lead a full strength Indian men's hockey team in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5 to 12.

India beat Australia in Champions Trophy practice match
India beat Australia in Champions Trophy practice match

Continuing their build-up for the Champions Trophy, the Indian hockey team defeated Australia 2-0 in a practice match here.

Indian women's hockey team leaves for Rome
Indian women's hockey team leaves for Rome

 The Indian women's hockey team Tuesday left here for Italian capital Rome where they will play a five-match Test series Dec 3-12 to prepare for the World League Round 2 to be held here in March 2015.

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.

Hockey India names 18-member squad for Champions Trophy
Hockey India names 18-member squad for Champions Trophy

Striker Gurwinder Singh Chandi failed to make the cut as Hockey India announced a 18-member squad, led by Sadar Singh, for the eight-nation Hero Men's Champions Trophy to be held in Bhubaneswar from December 6-14.

India need to develop hockey from grassroots: PR Sreejesh
India need to develop hockey from grassroots: PR Sreejesh

Architect of India's memorable hockey win against Pakistan in the Asiad final, goalkeeper PR Sreejesh today said that the quality of domestic players was low and stressed the need to develop the sport from the grassroot level to get more international medals.

Odisha celebrates India's hockey at in Asian Games
Odisha celebrates India's hockey at in Asian Games

The steel city of Odisha is witnessing celebrations in the wake of Indian hockey's succes at the recently concluded Incheon Asian Games.