India eye winning start in junior women's Asia Cup hockey
India eye winning start in junior women's Asia Cup hockey

All fired up after a month-long preparatory camp, India's junior women's hockey team will aim to make a confident start when it takes on South Korea in its opening pool match of the 7th Asia Cup in Changzhou, China on Saturday.

Camp for Men's Hockey World League Final begins on September 5
Camp for Men's Hockey World League Final begins on September 5

The preparatory camp of the Indian Men's Hockey team for the upcoming World League Final will be held at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium from September 5 to 29.

We will make it count say Indian women hockey players
We will make it count say Indian women hockey players

An "overjoyed" Indian women hockey team today vowed to make the most of the Olympic qualification as it will be one last opportunity for many players to compete in the showpiece event.

Ten interesting facts about hockey legend Dhyan Chand
Ten interesting facts about hockey legend Dhyan Chand

Birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand is celebrated as National Sports Day in India.

Women's hockey team seals Olympic spot after 36 years, creates history on Dhyan Chand's birthday
Women's hockey team seals Olympic spot after 36 years, creates history on Dhyan Chand's birthday

Indian women's hockey team on Saturday qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics after England defeated Spain in the semi-finals of the EuroHockey Championships in London.

Navjot, Deep, Inderpreet are assets to the team: Rani Rampal
Navjot, Deep, Inderpreet are assets to the team: Rani Rampal

India's junior women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal feels Navjot Kaur, Deep Grace Ekka and Inderpreet Kaur are assests to the side going into the seventh Junior Asia Cup to be held in Changzhou, China from September 5 to 13.

Khalid Sajjad Khokar replaces Shahnaz Sheikh as PHF president
Khalid Sajjad Khokar replaces Shahnaz Sheikh as PHF president

Brigadier (retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokar was on Thursday unanimously elected as the new president of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) even as national team coach Shahnaz Sheikh officially stepped down from his post.

India need more tough tests ahead of Rio Olympics: PR Sreejesh
India need more tough tests ahead of Rio Olympics: PR Sreejesh

 Hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh feels India need to go through tough tests against top teams to excel in next year's Rio Olympics.

Hockey India League: Sardar, Jacobi, Dwyer, Hayward to go under hammer
Hockey India League: Sardar, Jacobi, Dwyer, Hayward to go under hammer

 Some of the top names of the game, including Sardar Singh, Nicolas Jacobi, Jamie Dwyer and Andrew Hayward will go under the hammer in the auctions for the next two editions of Nicolas to be held a city hotel here on September 17.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif nominates former player for post of PHF president
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif nominates former player for post of PHF president

The Pakistan Hockey Federation announced on Friday that its Patron-in-Chief, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has nominated former player and manager Brig (rtd) Mohammad Khalid S Khokhar for the President's post of PHF.

HIL 4 players auction to be held on September 17
HIL 4 players auction to be held on September 17

A total of 135 Indian and 142 foreign players will go under the hammer when the players auction for the fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) gets underway at city hotel here on September 17.

Pakistan hockey chief resigns after 2016 Rio Olympic qualification failure
Pakistan hockey chief resigns after 2016 Rio Olympic qualification failure

Pakistan`s hockey chief Akhtar Rasool Thursday resigned following the national team`s failure to qualify for the Olympics for the first time ever.

FIH promotes Deepak to International Outdoor Umpire
FIH promotes Deepak to International Outdoor Umpire

 Hockey India's national-level umpire Deepak Joshi has been promoted to the International Outdoor Umpire panel by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Wednesday.

Indian hockey has developed a bigger pool of players: Sardar Singh
Indian hockey has developed a bigger pool of players: Sardar Singh

Notwithstanding their poor penalty conversion rate in the recently concluded Europe tour, Indian captain Sardar Singh on Saturday said that hockey has certainly developed a bigger player pool with the future of the national sport looking bright.

Indian beat Spain 4-2 to win hockey Test series
Indian beat Spain 4-2 to win hockey Test series

Indian hockey team ended their European tour on a high as they comfortably beat Spain 4-2 in the final encounter to win the three-Test series by 2-1 margin, here on Thursday.

UP Wizards retain Srejeesh, Raghunath for next two HILs
UP Wizards retain Srejeesh, Raghunath for next two HILs

 Uttar Pradesh Wizards have retained five players, including star goalkeeper P R Sreejesh and drag-flicker V R Raghunath for the 2016 and 2017 editions of the Hockey India League (HIL).

India beat Spain 2-0 in Europe hockey tour
India beat Spain 2-0 in Europe hockey tour

 Indian men's hockey team returned to winning ways and defeated hosts Spain 2-0 in the fourth match of the ongoing tour of Europe, here today.

India to clash against Spain in second Hockey Test today
India to clash against Spain in second Hockey Test today

The Indian men's hockey team will be aiming to restore parity in the second match of the three-game series against hosts Spain at Sant Cugat del Valles on Wednesday.

It's hockey Olympians versus rest in MHA elections
It's hockey Olympians versus rest in MHA elections

Olympians Gurbax Singh Grewal, Merwyn Fernandis and Joaquim Carvalho, a former national coach, along with a host of other internationals will be up against the ruling group led by Manga Singh Bakhshi in the elections of the Mumbai Hockey Association Limited on Wednesday.

India go down 1-4 to Spain in Europe Hockey Tour
India go down 1-4 to Spain in Europe Hockey Tour

Failing to sustain an aggressive start, the Indian men's hockey team went down to Spain 1-4 in its third match of the ongoing Europe Tour here.