Indian hockey on the cusp of making history, says Roelant Oltmans
Indian hockey on the cusp of making history, says Roelant Oltmans

High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans feels Indian hockey team is on the cusp of making history but said to achieve that Sardar Singh and Co will have to give their 100 per cent against arch-rivals Pakistan in the Hero Champions Trophy semifinals on Saturday.

Champions Trophy: We lost the match in 3rd quarter, says Roelant Oltmans
Champions Trophy: We lost the match in 3rd quarter, says Roelant Oltmans

India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans on Sunday held his defenders responsible for their second consecutive defeat in the Hero Champions Trophy stating that the hosts' backline just crumbled under Argentina's counter-attacks encounter in the final 15 minutes of the game here.

Indian colts maul New Zealand 5-1 in series opener
Indian colts maul New Zealand 5-1 in series opener

India's junior men hockey team made a promising start to their Test tour of Australia, spanking New Zealand 5-1 in the opening match at the Gold Coast, Australia on Thursday.

India determined to give tough fight to rivals in Champions Trophy: Roelant Oltmans
India determined to give tough fight to rivals in Champions Trophy: Roelant Oltmans

India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans on Tuesday said the hosts are determined to give a tough fight to their opponents and are geared up to face world no. 3 Germany in their opening match of the FIH Champions Trophy to be held here from December 6-14.

Junior Indian hockey team confident ahead of Australia tour
Junior Indian hockey team confident ahead of Australia tour

Junior Indian men's hockey team captain Harjeet Singh said Monday his boys were confident of putting up a good show when they take on Australia in a five-match Test series Down Under.

Working on new strategies: Hockey defender Birendra Lakra
Working on new strategies: Hockey defender Birendra Lakra

Indian hockey team defender Birendra Lakra Monday said that they are working on new strategies which will help them perform well in the Champions Trophy starting Dec 6 at the Kalinga Stadium here.

Indian players miss Terry Walsh, but say it shouldn't affect Champions Trophy performance
Indian players miss Terry Walsh, but say it shouldn't affect Champions Trophy performance

Terry Walsh's sudden exit as Indian hockey team's chief coach seems to have left a long lasting effect on the players, who said they were missing the Australian's services ahead of the FIH Champions Trophy.

After Terry Walsh, women's team coach Neil Hawgood also quits
After Terry Walsh, women's team coach Neil Hawgood also quits

 Close on the heels of Terry Walsh's resignation, another Australian -- women's team coach Neil Hawgood -- has also decided to part ways with Indian hockey and has refused to renew his contract that expires at the end of this year.

Hockey India doesn't need Terry Walsh's services: Narinder Batra
Hockey India doesn't need Terry Walsh's services: Narinder Batra

 Terry Walsh may have expressed a desire to again take up the Indian coaching job, but Hockey India on Tuesday made it clear that it doesn't require the services of the Australian anymore.

Roelant Oltmans unfazed by duel responsibility in Champions Trophy
Roelant Oltmans unfazed by duel responsibility in Champions Trophy

 Discharging duel responsibility in a crucial tournament is not a new thing for Indian hockey's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans whose primary focus now is to prepare the team as best as he can for the Champions Trophy in the absence of just-retired coach Terry Walsh.

SAI committee meets Sports Minister regarding Terry Walsh's proposal, resignation
SAI committee meets Sports Minister regarding Terry Walsh's proposal, resignation

The six-member committee, constituted by Sports Authority of India (SAI) to study the proposals of Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh, met the Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday.

Terry Walsh quits as chief coach of Indian hockey team
Terry Walsh quits as chief coach of Indian hockey team

Indian hockey national coach Terry Walsh on Tuesday quit from his post after the demands put by him were not met by the Indian authorities.

Panel on Terry Walsh issue to meet again on Nov 17
Panel on Terry Walsh issue to meet again on Nov 17

 The three-member panel formed to look into the demands of Terry Walsh to stay on as the chief coach of the national hockey team could not arrive at a decision on the issue on Friday and fixed another meeting on Monday.

Settled defence has been a plus for the team: V Raghunath
Settled defence has been a plus for the team: V Raghunath

 A settled defensive line up has been a big advantage for the Indian team in its resurgence in world hockey, feels seasoned full back V Raghunath.

Indicator of progress will be win vs Australia in CT: Roelant Oltmans
Indicator of progress will be win vs Australia in CT: Roelant Oltmans

 Indian hockey's high performance director Roelant Oltmans says the team's series win over Australia is a positive sign but repeating the feat against the World Champions in the upcoming Champions Trophy will determine the squad's progress.

Victorious Indian hockey team returns home to rousing reception
Victorious Indian hockey team returns home to rousing reception

Indian men's hockey team that stunned world champions Australia 3-1 in a test series returned home to a rousing reception by Hockey India (HI) and fans and here on Tuesday.

India stun World Champions Australia to level series
India stun World Champions Australia to level series

The Indian men's hockey team bounced back in style against Australia, beating the World Champions 2-1 to level the four-match test series at 1-1 here on Wednesday.

Australia thrash India 4-0 in first hockey Test
Australia thrash India 4-0 in first hockey Test

The Australian men's hockey team on Tuesday thrashed India 4-0 in the opening match of the four-match Test series at the Perth Hockey Stadium.

Hockey team to begin tough test against Aussies on Tuesday
Hockey team to begin tough test against Aussies on Tuesday

 High on confidence after being crowned Asian Champions, India's men's hockey team will test its skills against world number one Australia in a four-test series, beginning here on Tuesday.

Indian women's team gearing up for World Hockey League
Indian women's team gearing up for World Hockey League

The Indian women's hockey team has started preparing for the World Hockey League Round 2 with a camp at the Sports Authority of India Centre, Bhopal.