Indian hockey eves beat Italy, keep Olympic dreams alive
Indian hockey eves beat Italy, keep Olympic dreams alive

 India kept their Olympic qualification dreams alive by beating lower-ranked Italy in the shoot-out in a classification match of the women's Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Dragons Stadium, here on Thursday.

HWL: Indian men eager to tame attacking Belgians in semi-final
HWL: Indian men eager to tame attacking Belgians in semi-final

India will face one of their toughest tests in defence when they square off against the marauding Belgians in what promises to be a robust semifinal clash of the FIH Hockey World League Semifinals here on Friday.

World Hockey League Semi-final: Jasjit double sinks Malaysia, India enter last four
World Hockey League Semi-final: Jasjit double sinks Malaysia, India enter last four

Jasjit Singh Kular converted two penalty corners in the final quarter to send India to the last four stage of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final as the 2014 Asian Games champions overcame a fighting Malaysia with a 3-2 victory in the quarter-final here on Wednesday.

World Hockey League Semifinal: Britain spike Pakistan's semifinals hopes; Aussies advance
World Hockey League Semifinal: Britain spike Pakistan's semifinals hopes; Aussies advance

Great Britain boosted their chances of making the 2016 Olympic grade as they defeated Pakistan 2-1 in the quarterfinal of the Hockey World League Semifinals, here on Wednesday.

HWL: India wary of rising Malaysia in quarters
HWL: India wary of rising Malaysia in quarters

After losing out to Australia in their only defeat in the pool matches, the Indian men's team is wary of a fast-improving Malaysia as they lock horns in the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final at the Brasschaat Municipal Park here on Wednesday.

India need to tighten defense ahead of Ned clash
India need to tighten defense ahead of Ned clash

 The Indian women's hockey team needs to plug the gaps in its defensive structure when going into attack, ahead of their quarterfinal clash against reigning World Cup and Olympic champions The Netherlands in the World League Semifinals here.

Valuable lessons learnt ahead of QF: Paul van Ass
Valuable lessons learnt ahead of QF: Paul van Ass

 Indian coach Paul van Ass is imploring his wards to be fast learners and take the lessons from the preliminary round into the encounter against Malaysia in the Hockey World League Semifinals.

Nerves and high rhythm caught India off-guard, says coach Paul van Ass
Nerves and high rhythm caught India off-guard, says coach Paul van Ass

India hockey coach Paul van Ass said inability to handle fast-paced attack resulted in his side's capitulation against World champions Australia in the FIH World League Semifinals, here on Sunday.

Hockey World League Semifinal: India succumb to Australian pressure, suffer 2-6 loss
Hockey World League Semifinal: India succumb to Australian pressure, suffer 2-6 loss

India's defence caved in under pressure as a rampaging Australia crushed them 6-2 in the last league fixture of the FIH World League Semifinals, here on Sunday.

Gurbaj Singh completes his 200th International Cap
Gurbaj Singh completes his 200th International Cap

India midfielder Gurbaj Singh added another feather in his cap as he played his 200th international match when he took the field against Australia in the FIH Hockey World League Semi-Final here on Sunday.

Deepika's injury a concern for fast-improving Indian eves
Deepika's injury a concern for fast-improving Indian eves

Key defender Deepika's injury sustained in the match against Australia is a concern for the fast-improving Indian women's team ahead of the knock-out rounds of the Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Dragons Stadium here.

World Hockey League Semifinal: Spirited Indian women lose 2-4 to Australia
World Hockey League Semifinal: Spirited Indian women lose 2-4 to Australia

Indian women produced their best performance of the ongoing World Hockey League Semifinals even though they suffered a 2-4 loss to World Cup silver medallists Australia after a gritty fight in their last preliminary league outing here on Saturday.

India aspire for good show against Australia
India aspire for good show against Australia

Their campaign passing along smoothly, India will now look to upstage fancied world champions Australia in their last preliminary match of the World League semifinals on Sunday.

India coach  hopes Pak feature in the 2016 Olympics
India coach hopes Pak feature in the 2016 Olympics

 Indian hockey coach Paul van Ass hopes Pakistan feature in the 2016 Olympic Games and bolster the subcontinental flavor at the quadrennial event.

No hard feelings between India-Pakistan hockey teams on Bhubaneswar incident
No hard feelings between India-Pakistan hockey teams on Bhubaneswar incident

Indian captain Sardar Singh on Friday said there are no hard feelings between the subcontinental rivals as Pakistan's team management regretted the behaviour of its players during the onfield Champions Trophy victory celebrations that almost snapped the reciprocal hockey relations between the two countries.

HWL: Draw in electrifying contest against Pakistan has Indian coach satisfied
HWL: Draw in electrifying contest against Pakistan has Indian coach satisfied

Indian hockey coach Paul van Ass was satisfied at the way his team played in the 2-2 draw with arch-rivals Pakistan in the preliminary league of the World League Semifinals here on Friday.

HWL Semi-Final: High-voltage India-Pakistan clash ends in 2-2 draw
HWL Semi-Final: High-voltage India-Pakistan clash ends in 2-2 draw

The much-anticipated Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final Pool A clash between traditional rivals India and Pakistan ended in a 2-2 stalemate at the Brasschaat Municipal Park here on Friday.

IOA president dismisses Narinder Batra's demand to call SGM
IOA president dismisses Narinder Batra's demand to call SGM

Indian Olympic Association chief N Ramachandran on Friday dismissed Narinder Batra's claim of having requisite support to bring a no confidence motion against him, saying that the Hockey India boss does not even have enough backers to call a Special General Meeting to propose the move.

Indian women's team feeling absence of drag-flicker
Indian women's team feeling absence of drag-flicker

Preparing to take on World Cup silver medallists Australia in a preliminary league match, the Indian women's hockey team is feeling the absence of a good drag-flicker for penalty corners at the World League Semifinals.

Indian eves gear up to face Australia in HWL Semi-Final
Indian eves gear up to face Australia in HWL Semi-Final

Having already secured a quarterfinal berth from Pool B, India are gearing up for a tough contest against world No.2 Australia in the women's Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final at the Brasschaat Municipal Park here on Saturday.