Asiad, Men's hockey final: India beat Pakistan to clinch gold, qualify for Rio Olympics
Asiad, Men's hockey final: India beat Pakistan to clinch gold, qualify for Rio Olympics

A spirited Indian men's hockey team defeated arch-rivals and defending champions Pakistan 4-2 in a nerve-wracking shoot-out to end its 16-year gold medal draught in the Asian Games and earn a direct berth to the 2016 Rio Olympics, here on Thursday.

Commonwealth Games: Indian men thrash SA 5-2 to set up semi-final date with New Zealand

A clinical first-half performance from India saw them breeze past South Africa by 5-2 margin to qualify for the semi-final of the men`s hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

Walmiki`s lone goal guides Delhi to 2nd successive HIL final

Yuvraj Walmiki scored the all-important winner to guide Delhi Waveriders to the summit clash of the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League in the floodlit Astroturf Hockey Stadium here on Saturday.

Delhi Waveriders beat UP Wizards 4-3

Delhi Waveriders continued their impressive run in the second edition of Hero Hockey India League as they beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-3 in a high-scoring match to extend their lead at the top of the points table.

India rues bad umpiring cost them Asia Cup final

India fought valiantly before losing 3-4 to defending champions South Korea in the final of the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament on Sunday and the players feel that a bad umpiring decision at the fag end of the match cost them the title.

India maul Bangladesh 9-1 in Asia Cup hockey tournament

Penalty corner exponents Rupinderpal Singh and V R Raghunath slammed a hat-trick each as India mauled minnows Bangladesh 9-1 to maintain their unbeaten run ahead of the semifinals in the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Wednesday.

Rupinderpal helps India eke out 4-4 draw against Ireland

Rupinderpal Singh scored two goals as India survived a scare before eking out a 4-4 draw against lower-ranked Ireland in a hard-fought Pool B match in the men`s competition of the FIH World League Round 3, here on Thursday.