As Indian hockey is in trouble over appointment of a coach, KPS Gill feels the experiment was a flop.
Former India goalkeeper Mir Ranjan Negi on Saturday called for a complete overhaul of hockey administration in India and said he was willing to offer any service for the betterment of the sport.
Pakistan drag-flicker Sohail Abbas beating India in the upcoming Asian Games will not be easy as Rajpal Singh and Co are far better team now.
Indian hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand loved fishing and cooked for his wards when he was a coach, former Olympian Gurbux Singh said.
One of the country’s all-time great hockey players and the oldest Olympian, Leo Pinto, breathed his last here today at the age of 96.
Sandeep Singh continued his goal-scoring spree as India thrashed France 6-0 in second hockey Test.
After holding Germany to a draw in their opening fixture, Indian women caved in tamely to Australia, suffering a 2-6 defeat in the four-nation Hockey tournament at Essen in Germany, on Sunday.
Indian eves squandered a one goal lead to play out a 1-1 draw against Canada in their second game of the four-match Test series at Tamanawis Park, Surrey.
Dragflicker Sandeep Singh returned, while injured striker Shivendra Singh and midfielder Arjun Halappa were rested from a 22-member Indian hockey squad for a tour of Europe, starting next month.
KPS Gill backed the government’s contentious tenure limitation guidelines and also made it clear that he will not contest the much-awaited election of IHF.
Nagging injuries and failure to become a regular member of the Indian team may just bring the curtain down on another former captain, Ignace Tirkey, who is mulling retirement.
India coach Harendra Singh on Sunday said the victory in the Azlan Shah tournament is a step forward in finding a pool of players before the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games later this year.
Midfield trio of Arjun Halappa, Sardar Singh and Gurbaj Singh were today included in the Azlan Shah XI which was named after India shared the winners’ trophy with Korea here on Sunday.
Back in the groove with the thumping victory over arch-rivals Pakistan, India will seek to continue their winning momentum when they take on Korea in their third league match of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here on Sunday.
India beat Pakistan by 4-2 in Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament here on Friday.
Defending champions India will take on China in their campaign-opener at the 19th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup International Hockey Tournament to be held at Ipoh, Malaysia from May 6-16.
Air India and Punjab and Sind Bank (PSB) sailed into the semi-finals of the All-India Obaidullah Khan Gold Cup hockey tournament here.
An impressive India held Japan to a 2-2 draw in their final game of the four-match women’s hockey Test series at the Gifu Green Stadium, Kakamigahara on Wednesday.
Former president of the erstwhile Bombay Hockey Association, Baptist de Souza, on Tuesday breathed his last after a brief illness. He was 81.
Lured by commercial success of the just-concluded men’s World Cup, the International Hockey Federation has decided to allot one world-level tournament to India every year for next fours years.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai