Unimpressive India manage 7-0 win against Oman in men's hockey
Unimpressive India manage 7-0 win against Oman in men's hockey

Despite drag-flick specialist VR Raghunath missing as many as eight penalty corners and Rupinderpal Singh sustaining a serious thigh injury, India managed a 7-0 victory over minnows Oman in the men's hockey event at the Asian Games, here on Tuesday.

India draw tough opponents in Champions Trophy hockey
India draw tough opponents in Champions Trophy hockey

 The Indian hockey team has been drawn in a tough group alongside Olympic champion Germany and World Cup runner-up the Netherlands among others for the Champions Trophy to be held in Bhubaneswar from December 6-14.

India will have an edge in Asian Games hockey competition: Shakeel Abbasi
India will have an edge in Asian Games hockey competition: Shakeel Abbasi

Pakistan's star striker Shakeel Abbasi feels the Indian hockey team will enjoy an upper hand in the upcoming Incheon Asian Games due to its continous international exposure which is lacking in their case.

Hockey India levels serious allegations on SAI

Soon before Asian Games, Hockey India, the Indian hockey team has levelled serious accusations on the Sports Authority of India by saying that they have mismanaged the funds allotted to them.

Don't expect medals from hockey teams after Govt apathy: Narinder Batra
Don't expect medals from hockey teams after Govt apathy: Narinder Batra

Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra on Thursday said the country should not expect a medal from the national teams in the upcoming Asian Games in the wake of government's "shoddy treatment" of the national sport.

CWG 2014: Rousing welcome for silver-winning Indian hockey team

With a Commonwealth Games silver proudly hanging by their necks, the Indian men`s hockey team returned home to a rousing welcome by Hockey India (HI), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), fans and friends at the Indira Gandhi International airport here on Tuesday.

India to tour The Netherlands to prepare for World Cup

Aiming to prepare in the best possible way for this year`s World Cup, the Indian hockey team will train at the event`s host city -- The Hague, Netherlands -- from April 11 to 19.

India to play Belgium in 2014 Hockey World Cup campaign opener

India will open their campaign against Belgium in the men`s Rabobank Hockey World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15.

India aim to upset Germany in Hockey World League classification match

Out of title race after a crushing defeat at the hands of Australia, hosts India would be hoping for a miracle when they take on Olympic champions Germany in the fifth-eighth place play-off game of the Hero Hockey World League Final, here tomorrow.

Hockey World League: Walsh livid at players for poor show against New Zealand

He might have had encouraging words for his wards irrespective of defeat in their tournament opener, but India`s chief coach Terry Walsh was livid with the home team`s performance against New Zealand today and termed the showing as "unacceptable".

We failed to capitalise on our moments, says Indian hockey coach Walsh

India looked completely out of sorts against England in their opening match of the Hero Hockey World League Final but chief coach Terry Walsh said the result of the match could have been different had his wards capitalised on their moments in the game.

Ticket sale for World Hockey League Final begins

The ticket sale for the Hero Hockey World League Final to be held at Major Dhyan Chand National Hockey Stadium here from January 10 to 18 began on Wednesday.

Psychologist need of the hour for Indian hockey: Sardar Singh

Indian hockey teams, both senior and junior, were often guilty of buckling under pressure in big events and senior national team captain Sardar Singh on Monday called for roping in a qualified psychologist to work on the mental preparation of the players.

India look to redeem pride against Argentina in 9-12 play-offs

Their dreams shattered after crashing out of the Hero Junior Men`s Hockey World Cup, India would look to redeem some pride and finish inside the top 10 bracket when they take on Argentina in the 9th-12th classification match here at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, on Thursday.

India qualify for Hockey World Cup as Aussies win Ocenia leg

Indian men`s hockey team on Sunday officially qualified for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup in The Hague (NED), according to the latest release issued by the FIH.

New foreign coach in 2 weeks, Oltmans to continue in his role

Indian men`s hockey team is set to get a new foreign coach within two weeks time as the national federation has shortlisted four candidates for the top job.

Johor Cup will give us an accurate idea where we stand, says Gregg Clark

Out of action for the past three months, Indian hockey colts will finally get to play at competitive level in the upcoming Sultan of Johor Cup, and chief coach Gregg Clark said it will give him an accurate idea about his wards ahead of the Junior World Cup.

I want to bring out the best in Indian goalkeepers: Staniforth

He is still unsure whether he will continue if given a longer run, but goalkeeping coach Dave Staniforth has set his goals clear -- to try and make Indian custodians the best in the world.

Love for hockey keeps Chikara going

For any sportsperson who has earned fame and adulation, it is always difficult to digest neglect and oblivion and out-of-favour India hockey forward Bharat Chikara is no different.

India eye big win over Bangladesh ahead of Asia Cup semis

Already through to the semifinals, an upbeat India would aim to keep their winning juggernaut rolling and end their pool engagements with a thumping victory over minnows Bangladesh.