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Sardar Singh retained captain for upcoming Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 18:35

India may have finished a poor ninth at the World Cup, but Hockey India continued to repose faith in Sardar Singh, retaining him as captain of the national men`s team for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games.

India should assert their right in world hockey: Bovelander

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 17:16

Indian hockey seems a work in progress, feels Dutch legend Floris Jan Bovelander who wants the erstwhile champions of the game to re-assert their right among the new elite nations.

Hockey World Cup 2014: Can India regain its lost glory?

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 17:12

It`s a world cup year and the Indian hockey fraternity will be focussing on what transpires in Hague.

Tendulkar pays a surprise visit to WC-bound Indian hockey team

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 16:53

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar today paid a surprise visit to the World Cup-bound Indian hockey team here and gave the players a pep talk ahead of the side`s departure for the quadrennial event to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15.

At least Oltmans sees India springing a surprise in Hockey World Cup

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 16:37

From head coach Terry Walsh to officials, everyone might have written off India`s chances of a podium finish at the upcoming Hockey World Cup, but high performance director Roelant Oltmans feels they can spring a surprise provided they check their perennial problem of conceding late goals.

World Kabaddi League launched

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 17:49

The World Kabaddi League, aimed at raising the profile of the sport, was launched here today in the presence of Deputy Punjab Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and former India hockey captain Pargat Singh.

India coach Walsh critical of Natl camp being held in Delhi

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 21:28

Indian hockey team`s chief coach Terry Walsh today lashed out as the national probables` preparatory camp for the upcoming World Cup is being held in searing capital heat instead of cooler confines in any other part of the country.

Terry Walsh targets top 8 finish in hockey World Cup

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:59

With the World Cup just round the corner, Indian men`s hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh is realistic about his ward`s chances and said his main "objective is to finish in the top 8" in the mega-event and anything higher than that will be a "big bonus".

Balbir turns 90, laments state of Indian hockey

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 11:21

The last of the hockey icons, Balbir Singh Sr turned 90 on Tuesday, looking back with satisfaction at his long and rewarding tryst with hockey, which he calls his "first love", but sad at the state of the game in India.

Indian hockey has a lot of depth: Aussie coach

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 19:28

Triple Olympic medallist Matthew Wells of Australia sees a lot of depth in Indian hockey and believes the eight-time Olympic champions will soon be competing against the best.

We are geared up for Korea: India captain

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 19:07

India captain Manpreet Singh said Monday that his boys are ready to take on South Korea in their do-or-die last group match of the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Tuesday.

Uniform set-up will help India, Pakistan hockey: Tahir Zaman

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 18:04

Pakistan hockey great Tahir Zaman believes if India and his country could work out a uniform sub-continental coaching structure and manual, both could benefit immensely branding their own unique hockey style.