Hockey India to file defamation cases against Kirti Azad

Hockey India to file defamation cases against Kirti Azad

HI President Narinder Batra also confirmed that legal action is being taken to counter Azad.

Hockey captain Sardar Singh seeks apology from Pakistan players for 'unacceptable' behaviour

Hockey captain Sardar Singh seeks apology from Pakistan players for 'unacceptable' behaviour

Just days ahead of the start of the Hockey India League fourth season, Indian captain Sardar Singh on Thursday asked Pakistan players to apologise for their "unacceptable" behaviour during the Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar in December 2014.

HI chief Narinder Batra slams KPS Gill's allegations of nepotism against Arun Jaitley

HI chief Narinder Batra slams KPS Gill's allegations of nepotism against Arun Jaitley

Gill has claimed Jaitley used his position as the advisory member of the HIL board to make his daughter, Sonali Jaitley, the legal counsel for its governing body.

HI supremo Narinder Batra blasts BCCI for change of stance on cricket with Pakistan

HI supremo Narinder Batra blasts BCCI for change of stance on cricket with Pakistan

Whatever the government's decision may be, the BCCI's decision has not gone down well with the Indian hockey boss.

HI nominates Vidya Stokes as Life President

HI nominates Vidya Stokes as Life President

The Life President will be an invitee to all the Executive Board and Congress meetings.

HI enters into a historic 3-year partnership with SAI

HI enters into a historic 3-year partnership with SAI

SAI is desirous of promoting hockey, which is amongst the world's most popular sports.

CIL/SECL brought in as official partner for eight-nation HWL Final

CIL/SECL brought in as official partner for eight-nation HWL Final

Hockey India has secured an official partner in Coal India Limited (CIL)/South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) for the eight-nation Hockey World League (HWL) Final.

Narinder Batra objects to Rakesh Gupta's appointment as Rio chef de mission

Narinder Batra objects to Rakesh Gupta's appointment as Rio chef de mission

 Hockey India President Narinder Batra on Saturday objected to the appointment of Indian Olympic Association Joint Secretary Rakesh Gupta as the Chef de Mission of the country's contingent for next year's Rio Olympic Games.

HI upholds Gurbaj Singh's nine-month ban, star player to move court

HI upholds Gurbaj Singh's nine-month ban, star player to move court

According to a report in the Indian Express, hockey star Gurbaj Singh will appeal his nine-month ban after it was upheld by Hockey India (HI).

Hockey India League 2015: Auction - As it happened...

Hello and welcome to our live blog for the Hockey India League (HIL) 2015 players' auction in which 277 players, including 135 Indians and 142 foreigners, will go under the hammer.

FIH not to interfere in Indo-Pak hockey matters

FIH not to interfere in Indo-Pak hockey matters

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Thursday said it has not intention of getting involved in the ongoing tussle between India and Pakistan's federations.

FIH not to interfere in India-Pakistan hockey matters

FIH not to interfere in India-Pakistan hockey matters

 The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has said it does not intend to interfere in the tiff between the Indian and Pakistani federations vis-a-vis their bilateral ties.

'Narinder Batra's demand is excuse to bar players from HIL'

'Narinder Batra's demand is excuse to bar players from HIL'

Reacting strongly to Hockey India president Narinder Batra's demand for an unconditional apology from Pakistan players for their boorish behaviour during last year's Champions Trophy, former coach Shahnaz Sheikh termed it as an excuse to deny their players from playing in the HIL.

Narinder Batra rules out Pakistani players participation in HIL

Narinder Batra rules out Pakistani players participation in HIL

Hockey India president Narinder Batra on Monday ruled out Pakistani players participation in future editions of Hockey India League (HIL), saying they will not be considered until they apologise for their "unacceptable behaviour" during last year's Champions Trophy.

In HIL 2016, each field goal to count as two!

In HIL 2016, each field goal to count as two!

The fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) will see a new set of rules and regulations being implemented, the most important being that a field goal will be counted as two to encourage more skilful and tactical hockey.

Hockey India demands apology from Pakistan to resume bilateral ties

Hockey India demands apology from Pakistan to resume bilateral ties

Hockey India president Narinder Batra on Monday reiterated his stand with regards to playing against Pakistan in bilateral or other friendly matches.

One field goal to be counted as two in HIL season 4

One field goal to be counted as two in HIL season 4

 In its bid to keep the artistic flavour of the game intact, a field goal will be counted as two in the next year's Hockey India League (HIL) as new rules and regulations take effect in season 4.

Renowned auctioneer Bob Hayton to conduct 2015 Hockey India League auction

Renowned auctioneer Bob Hayton to conduct 2015 Hockey India League auction

World renowned auctioneer Bob Hayton will once again conduct the Hockey India League auction 2015, slated to take place on September 17 at a city hotel here.

Frequent change of coaches destabilising Indian hockey: Terry Walsh

Frequent change of coaches destabilising Indian hockey: Terry Walsh

Paul van Ass' unceremonious sacking and frequent change of coaches is "potentially destabilising Indian hockey" but the country has just enough time to prepare and train itself for an "outstanding performance" in Rio Olympics, feels former coach Terry Walsh.

Indian hockey in perpetual state of instability

"For Hockey India and SAI, the coaches are just puppets who should move according to their wishes," said Jose Brasa in a scathing indictment of Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra after news first emerged that Paul van Ass was set to go as Indian men's team's chief coach.