India need to develop hockey from grassroots: PR Sreejesh
India need to develop hockey from grassroots: PR Sreejesh

Architect of India's memorable hockey win against Pakistan in the Asiad final, goalkeeper PR Sreejesh today said that the quality of domestic players was low and stressed the need to develop the sport from the grassroot level to get more international medals.

Odisha celebrates India's hockey at in Asian Games
Odisha celebrates India's hockey at in Asian Games

The steel city of Odisha is witnessing celebrations in the wake of Indian hockey's succes at the recently concluded Incheon Asian Games.

Hockey greats hail India's Asiad gold but say 'boys still have a long way to go'
Hockey greats hail India's Asiad gold but say 'boys still have a long way to go'

Hockey greats Balbir Singh (Sr) and Ajit Pal Singh on Thursday hailed India's Asian Games gold medal winning effort but felt the players still have a mountain to climb to succeed at the World and Olympic level.

Asiad gold one of the biggest moments in my life, says skipper Sardar Singh
Asiad gold one of the biggest moments in my life, says skipper Sardar Singh

Winning the Asian Games hockey gold is one of the biggest moments in his life, said the triumphant India captain Sardar Singh after his team won the nerve-wracking shoot-out to end its 16-year gold medal drought in the Asiad and earn a direct berth to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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.