Preparatory events for Olympic-bound athletes approved

The Multi Disciplinary Steering Committee of the sports ministry has approved the preparatory tournaments for Hockey Olympic qualifiers ahead of the upcoming London Games.

HI and IHF should reach an agreement in presence of FIH: Maken

Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Thursday said that he would like to see the two warring factions -- Hockey India (HI) and Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) reach an agreement in the presence of FIH`s top officials, who are currently in the country for the ongoing Olympic qualifiers.

Sandeep Singh, man of the moment!

Sandeep Singh, has no qualms, no pressure and these very qualities get narrated on the field.

Sandeep Singh, man of the moment!

Sandeep Singh, has no qualms, no pressure and these very qualities get narrated on the field.

India's quest for Olympic berth begins today

India play Singapore to kick start their hockey Olympic Qualifiers campaign here on Saturday.

Start remains a concern for Indian eves, says coach Kumar

With just three days left for the start of the hockey Olympic qualifiers, India coach C R Kumar is concerned about his wards performance in the initial stages of a match, as the home team came from a goal down to beat Canada 5-2 in a practice game on Tuesday.

Ticket sale for Olympic qualifiers starts today

Online ticket sales for the forthcoming Hockey Olympic qualifiers, to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from February 18-26, started from Thursday.

I`m 100 per cent sure we will qualify for Olympics: Rajpal

With little more than a month to go for the hockey Olympic qualifiers, former captain Rajpal Singh on Sunday expressed confidence that erstwhile champions India will make it to the London Games.