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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.

Ritu Rani hits back at Hockey India, claims poor attitude allegations false

Ritu Rani hits back at Hockey India, claims poor attitude allegations false

Hockey India named Sushila as the skipper in place of Ritu Rani who was dropped from the squad by the selectors due to her poor form and attitude problems.

SHOCKING VIDEO: Days after being sacked as hockey captain, Ritu Rani breaks down on national TV

SHOCKING VIDEO: Days after being sacked as hockey captain, Ritu Rani breaks down on national TV

Fighting tears, Ritu said she had never imagined that selectors will take such harsh decision and they have shattered her dreams of playing for country in Olympics.

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.

Rio Olympics: SHOCKING! Women's hockey team captain Ritu Rani dropped from squad

Rio Olympics: SHOCKING! Women's hockey team captain Ritu Rani dropped from squad

In her absence, the leadership role could fall on another senior player Rani Rampal.

Indian hockey eves hold Argentina 2-2

Indian hockey eves hold Argentina 2-2

Indian women's hockey team played out a 2-2 draw against Argentina in its second match of the tour to the South American country.

Ritu Rani-led Indian eves all set for face-off against Argentina

Ritu Rani-led Indian eves all set for face-off against Argentina

The Indian goalpost will be guarded by Savita and Rajani Etimarpu.

Hockey India announces senior women's team for Argentina tour

Hockey India announces senior women's team for Argentina tour

India will be led by experienced campaigner Ritu Rani.

We will make it count say Indian women hockey players

We will make it count say Indian women hockey players

An "overjoyed" Indian women hockey team today vowed to make the most of the Olympic qualification as it will be one last opportunity for many players to compete in the showpiece event.

Olympic appearance will be a dream come true: Ritu Rani

Olympic appearance will be a dream come true: Ritu Rani

As India enhanced its chances of qualifying for the Rio Games with a win over Japan on Saturday in the fifth-place playoff of the Hockey World League Semifinals, captain Ritu Rani expressed hope that an Olympic appearance would help lift women's hockey in our country.

Hockey World League semi-final: India's lack of aggression leaves Belgian coach surprised

Hockey World League semi-final: India's lack of aggression leaves Belgian coach surprised

India women's team's reluctance to launch an all-out attack despite trailing in the opening encounter against the home team has left Belgian coach Pascal Kina surprised.
Belgian captain Lieselotte van Lindt scored the lone goal of the match in the 35th minute to help the hosts clinched a 1-0 win against the Indian eves.

Hockey World League Semi-Final: Olympic berth at stake for India eves

Hockey World League Semi-Final: Olympic berth at stake for India eves

It will be make or break time for the Indian women's hockey team as they begin their campaign for qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics when they take the field against hosts Belgium in their Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final opener here on Saturday.

Indian eves face Belgium in Hockey World League opener

Indian eves face Belgium in Hockey World League opener

Their eyes firmly set on a ticket to next year's Rio Olympics, Indian women's hockey team will lock horns with hosts Belgium in their inaugural match of the FIH World League Semi-Finals, here tomorrow.

Indian men win, eves lose in practice game ahead of HWL semi

Indian men win, eves lose in practice game ahead of HWL semi

Indian men's hockey team spanked lowly USA 4-0 in their third practice match even as the eves narrowly lost 1-2 to Italy in their second warm-up game ahead of the FIH World League Semi-Final to be held here from June 20 to July 5.

Indian women's hockey team has improved in passing, coordination: Ritu Rani

Indian women's hockey team has improved in passing, coordination: Ritu Rani

Prolific forward Ritu Rani feels the Indian women's hockey team is well-prepared for the Hockey World League Semi-Finals here after working hard on improving the passing and coordination.

Indian women's team leaves for Hockey World League

Indian women's team leaves for Hockey World League

The Indian women's hockey team on Thursday left for Antewrp, Belgium to compete in the Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 from June 20 to July 5.

HI wishes good luck to WL semi-bound teams

HI wishes good luck to WL semi-bound teams

Hockey India has hosted a 'good luck dinner' for the Indian men and women teams ahead of their departures for the upcoming FIH World League Semi-Finals to be held in Antwerp, Belgium from June 20 to July 5.

We're focussing on speed and penalty corner conversion: Indian women's hockey coach

We're focussing on speed and penalty corner conversion: Indian women's hockey coach

With the team set to leave for the FIH World League Semi-Finals, Indian women's hockey chief coach Mathias Ahrens on Thursday said that his focus during the preparations was on improving penalty corner conversions and playing with more speed.

Indian women's team announced for FIH HWL Semi-Final

Indian women's team announced for FIH HWL Semi-Final

Ritu Rani will lead the 18-member Indian women's team in the upcoming FIH Hockey World League Semi-Final to be played in Antwerp, Belgium from June 20 to July 4.

Sardar Singh recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Sardar Singh recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh has been recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award while 11 other names, including six women, have been put forward by Hockey India for the Arjuna award.