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Vandana Katariya to captain Indian women's hockey team for Australia tour

Vandana Katariya to captain Indian women's hockey team for Australia tour

Defender Sunita Lakra will be the vice-captain of the 18-member squad.

Indian men's hockey captain PR Sreejesh candidate for 2016 Goalkeeper of the Year award

Indian men's hockey captain PR Sreejesh candidate for 2016 Goalkeeper of the Year award

There was no Indian in the 2016 Player of the Year nominations (both men and women).

Asian Champions Trophy: We have to go on and win bigger global events, says Roelant Oltmans

Asian Champions Trophy: We have to go on and win bigger global events, says Roelant Oltmans

India played the final without its team skipper PR Sreejesh, who was ruled out due to a hamstring injury suffered during the semifinal against South Korea, which India won through the penalty shootout.

My role is to score from penalty corners, says ten-goal flicker Rupinder Pal Singh

My role is to score from penalty corners, says ten-goal flicker Rupinder Pal Singh

For the first time in his career, Rupinder has scored 10 goals in a hockey tournament with his rasping drag-flicks here.

Asian Champions Trophy: India vs China - Preview

Asian Champions Trophy: India vs China - Preview

China will also have enough motivation to face India as they have only one win -- 2-1 triumph over Japan.

Asian Champions Trophy, India vs South Korea: Roelant Oltmans' men look for penalty corner variations

Asian Champions Trophy, India vs South Korea: Roelant Oltmans' men look for penalty corner variations

The 10 goals against Japan were India's highest since they scored nine against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup three years ago.

PR Sreejesh in favour of multiple captaincy in hockey, says it helps team to perform better

PR Sreejesh in favour of multiple captaincy in hockey, says it helps team to perform better

Sreejesh said rotational policy helps the team to develop core group of players because it gives players enough exposure.

When it took Dhanraj Pillay just three hours to end darkness in hockey star Yuvraj Walmiki's home

When it took Dhanraj Pillay just three hours to end darkness in hockey star Yuvraj Walmiki's home

The incident was recalled by Pillay at an event organised by the NCP's youth wing on Wednesday evening.

Happy Birthday Dhyan Chand: 10 interesting facts you must know about India's hockey legend

Happy Birthday Dhyan Chand: 10 interesting facts you must know about India's hockey legend

Dhyan Chand led India to three Olympic gold medal wins in 1928, 1932 and 1936.

WATCH: Rare video of Major Dhyan Chand at 1936 Berlin Olympics

WATCH: Rare video of Major Dhyan Chand at 1936 Berlin Olympics

The exploits of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand is well documented. But there are few videographic evidence of his brilliance.

Rio Olympics Men's Hockey: India defeated 2-1 by Netherlands, yet qualify for quarter-finals

Rio Olympics Men's Hockey: India defeated 2-1 by Netherlands, yet qualify for quarter-finals

Despite the loss, India remained in the third spot with six points

Indian Hockey captain PR Sreejesh warns team against taking 'dangerous' Ireland lightly

Indian Hockey captain PR Sreejesh warns team against taking 'dangerous' Ireland lightly

India will begin their Olympic campaign on August 6 against Ireland, labelled as the minnows in the competition.

Gender Bias: Tales of two former hockey captains tell all too revealing story of discrimination

Gender Bias: Tales of two former hockey captains tell all too revealing story of discrimination

It remains to be seen whether the Indian women's hockey team can put a good show at the prestigious Games in absence of their most experienced player.

Indian men's hockey team go down 1-4 to Spain in Rio Olympics preparation match

Indian men's hockey team go down 1-4 to Spain in Rio Olympics preparation match

India's equaliser came in the second quarter from a penalty stroke which was converted by Rupinder.

No Rio bound hockey player issued notices by NADA, clarifies Sports Authority of India

No Rio bound hockey player issued notices by NADA, clarifies Sports Authority of India

A section of the media had reported that three Rio-bound Olympians have been issued show-cause notices by NADA.

INSPIRING STORY: Once a milk-seller, Renuka Yadav now part of hockey squad for Rio Olympics

INSPIRING STORY: Once a milk-seller, Renuka Yadav now part of hockey squad for Rio Olympics

Renuka, who has become the first woman Olympian from Chhattisgarh, was delighted with the fact that Indian women's team has qualified for the prestigious event after a gap of 36 years.

Rio Olympics: Changes in women's hockey squad, Sushila Chanu replaces Ritu Rani as captain

Rio Olympics: Changes in women's hockey squad, Sushila Chanu replaces Ritu Rani as captain

Indian eves' only appearance in the Olympics till now was in the 1980 Moscow edition, but there was no qualification process back then.

Dhanraj ​Pillay thanks PM Narendra Modi for helping legendary Mohammad Shahid​

Dhanraj ​Pillay thanks PM Narendra Modi for helping legendary Mohammad Shahid​

Few days back, Pillay had appealed to the PM, seeking help for the treatment of the ailing Mohammad Shahid​.

Indian hockey seeks Champions Trophy boost ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

Indian hockey seeks Champions Trophy boost ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

Starting with the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, where India got the silver behind world champions Australia, Oltmans is eager to test his junior players in stiff contests.

World Champions Australia blank India 4-0 to lift 9th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

World Champions Australia blank India 4-0 to lift 9th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

India have previously won the title five times – in 1985, 1991, 1995, 2009 and 2010.