We're determined to put up our best show, says V R Raghunath
We're determined to put up our best show, says V R Raghunath

Bruised and battered by the back-to-back defeats in the Champions Trophy hockey, India's experienced drag-flicker V R Raghunath said the hosts are keen to put up their "best show" in their last Pool B tie against World Cup silver medallist the Netherlands on Monday.

Scrappy India beat China 2-0, to face Korea in hockey semi-final
Scrappy India beat China 2-0, to face Korea in hockey semi-final

A scrappy India eked out a hard-fought 2-0 win over lower-ranked China to progress to the semi-finals of the men's hockey competition at the 17th Asian Games, here on Saturday.

Terry Walsh, Neil Hawgood aim decent outings in CWG

Indian men`s hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh says their first target is to make the semifinals at the Commonwealth Games while Neil Hawgood, the person entrusted with the task of getting the best out of the women`s outfit, also expresses confidence of a decent finish.

HI recommends four players for Arjuna Award

Ace drag-flicker V R Raghunath, striker Dharamvir Singh, Tushar Khandekar and former skipper Bharat Chetri were today recommended by Hockey India for the prestigious Arjuna Award this year.

India play 3-3 draw against Dutch club

The Indian team put up a tough fight in its second build-up game of the Europe Tour as it played out a 3-3 draw against Dutch side HGC Hockey Club at The Netherlands.

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.

Mumbai Magicians stun Uttar Pradesh Wizards

They might have struggled for most part of the tournament but Mumbai Magicians drew curtains to their campaign in the second Hero Hockey India League in style, defeating Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 to register their second consecutive win here on Tuesday.

Raghunath`s hat-trick helps UP beat Mumbai 5-3 in HHIL

Captain V R Raghunath scored a hat-trick as Uttar Pradesh Wizards came from a two-goal deficit to thrash Mumbai Magicians 5-3 in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) here today.

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.

India play out 3-3 draw against New Zealand in last pool match

India paid the price of poor defending as they conceded a goal four minutes from time to play out a 3-3 draw in a thrilling match in their last pool fixture of the FIH World League Round 3 match here on Monday.

Hockey World League: India`s unbeaten run continues, beat China 4-0

A dominant India continued their winning spree, outclassing China 4-0 to register their fourth consecutive victory in the men`s competition of the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here today.

Hockey World League: India maul Oman 9-1

Vice-captain V R Raghunath, Rupinder Pal Singh and Nithin Thimmaiah scored a brace each to guide India to a resounding 9-1 win over minnows Oman and register their second straight victory in the men`s Hero Hockey World League Round 2 here today.

Brilliant Raghunath single-handedly claims 3rd spot for UP

Captain V R Raghunath led from the front, scoring four goals including a hat-trick, to help Uttar Pradesh Wizards claim the third spot in the inaugural Hockey India League with a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Jaypee Punjab Warriors, here on Sunday.

Raghunath`s golden goal puts India in semifinals

V R Raghunath slammed a golden goal in the last minute of extra-time as India beat Malaysia 5-4 in a thrilling match to advance to the semifinals of the Champions Challenge hockey.