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There is no easy match in Olympics, says Indian hockey skipper PR Sreejesh

There is no easy match in Olympics, says Indian hockey skipper PR Sreejesh

Sreejesh, who took over the captaincy mantle from long-standing Sardar Singh just ahead of the Olympics, said they are ready to face any side in the quarterfinals.

TRAGIC! Indian hockey legend Mohammed Shahid passes away

TRAGIC! Indian hockey legend Mohammed Shahid passes away

Shahid was a member of India's 1980 Moscow Olympics team, which won the gold medal.

Why losing captaincy to Sreejesh Ravindran could be blessing in disguise for beleaguered Sardar Singh

Why losing captaincy to Sreejesh Ravindran could be blessing in disguise for beleaguered Sardar Singh

Sardar's witnessed a dip in form ever since he was embroiled in a controversy where a British hockey player has accused him of sexual and mental harassment.

PR Sreejesh replacing Sardar isn't a distraction, all 16 players are captains of team: Vice-captain SV Sunil

PR Sreejesh replacing Sardar isn't a distraction, all 16 players are captains of team: Vice-captain SV Sunil

Sreejesh led the Roelant Oltmans-coached side to a silver medal at the Champions Trophy in London in June, where Sardar was rested. 

After rest, Sardar Singh returns to lead India in 6 Nation tourney

After rest, Sardar Singh returns to lead India in 6 Nation tourney

The squad features a strong defensive line up, with experienced campaigners VR Raghunath and Kothajit Singh joined by the returning Lakra and Rupinder Pal. Vikas Dahiya remains a back up to custodian Sreejesh.

Champions Trophy hockey: PM Narendra Modi consoles Indian team after heartbreaking loss

Champions Trophy hockey: PM Narendra Modi consoles Indian team after heartbreaking loss

The Indian boys defended resolutely throughout the final against their in-form opponents.

Champions Trophy: Confident India aspire to rise to Australian challenge

Champions Trophy: Confident India aspire to rise to Australian challenge

A first-time entry into the final at stake, a confident India would aspire to rise to the challenge of taking on Australia in their last league outing of the 36th Hero Champions Trophy here tomorrow.

Sardar Singh rested, PR Sreejesh to lead India in Champions Trophy

Sardar Singh rested, PR Sreejesh to lead India in Champions Trophy

SV Sunil will be Sreejesh's deputy in the squad which also has seasoned first team players like VR Ragunath, Kothajit Singh, SK Uthappa, Akashdeep Singh to name a few.

HWL: 'Pathetic' India got lucky to finish with bronze, feels Ajit Pal

HWL: 'Pathetic' India got lucky to finish with bronze, feels Ajit Pal

The last time India won a medal in a big event was back in 1982, when they beat Pakistan for the bronze in Champions Trophy.

HWL bronze medal is a like a 'tonic' for Indian Hockey: SV Sunil

HWL bronze medal is a like a 'tonic' for Indian Hockey: SV Sunil

Sunil admitted that inconsistency was major problem for the host in the pool phase but the team overcame that in the quarterfinal against the Great Britain.

India hockey colts confident ahead of China tie

India hockey colts confident ahead of China tie

The tournament is being played at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium.

India lose 0-2 against New Zealand in hockey series

India lose 0-2 against New Zealand in hockey series

The Indian hockey team had a disappointing start to their four-Test series as they suffered a 0-2 loss against hosts New Zealand in the first match at Nelson here.

Forwards in focus as India face New Zealand

Forwards in focus as India face New Zealand

The Indian men's hockey team will look to registering the third consecutive win of their New Zealand tour when they face the Kiwi's on Tuesday.

Improving on our penalty corner conversions, defence: Manpreet Singh

Improving on our penalty corner conversions, defence: Manpreet Singh

Getting ready for the upcoming tour of New Zealand, India mid-fielder Manpreet Singh today said that his team is working hard on improving its penalty corner conversions and defence.

Sardar Singh to lead 21-member team on New Zealand tour

Sardar Singh to lead 21-member team on New Zealand tour

Sardar Singh will lead a 21-member Indian team to the tour of New Zealand, scheduled to from October 2 to 11 in Auckland, Nelson and Christchurch.

India needs big investment in infrastructure to become world beaters: Ex-Dutch hockey star

India needs big investment in infrastructure to become world beaters: Ex-Dutch hockey star

India will have to invest huge amounts to improve hockey infrastructure in order to regain the top slot in the world, according to former Dutch hockey star and Olympian Floris Jan Bovelander.

Roelant Oltmans says robust defence important for any hockey team

Roelant Oltmans says robust defence important for any hockey team

India's men's hockey chief coach Roelant Oltmans on Tuesday said that a well-organised defence will hold the key for the team's fortunes in next year's Rio Olympic Games.

Focus back on hockey as India begin Euro trip against France

Focus back on hockey as India begin Euro trip against France

After a tumultuous few weeks, the Indian hockey team begins its Europe tour with a clash against France here on Monday.

Paul van Ass set to be formally axed as India hockey coach

Paul van Ass set to be formally axed as India hockey coach

India's hockey coach Paul van Ass is all set to be formally sacked following his bitter public spat with Hockey Indian President Narinder Batra after a special committee today recommended his removal from the post.

Paul Van Ass not sacked, final decision to be taken on July 24: Narinder Batra

Paul Van Ass not sacked, final decision to be taken on July 24: Narinder Batra

Clearing the air in the Paul Van Ass' saga, Hockey India (HI) President Narindra Batra on Tuesday said that the coach was yet not sacked and the decision regarding his fate would be taken in a meeting scheduled for July 24.