Need to work on fitness ahead of World League semis: Sardar

Returning to the ground after a well-deserved two months break, captain of the Indian hockey team Sardar Singh feels fitness will be key to their success in the World League semifinals to be held at Rotterdam, Netherlands from June 13 to 23.

Hockey is now more about power than skill: Olympian Jaswant Rajput

He was part of the hockey team which won independent India`s first Olympic gold medal, but Jaswant Singh Rajput, who played both as a left-half and centre-half, dislikes watching the national team of which he once was a proud member.

I want to be part of hockey administration: Dhanraj Pillay

Putting the blame squarely on the long-standing power struggle between Hockey India and Indian Hockey Federation for the death of the national game, former captain Dhanraj Pillay on Thursday expressed his keen desire to join the administration of the sport

PM should intervene to resolve hockey deadlock: Pillai

Dhanraj Pillai feels Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should intervene to resolve the deadlock in Indian hockey which is threatening to take away the Olympic qualifiers from the country.