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Indian women's hockey team leaves for Test series against New Zealand

Indian women's hockey team leaves for Test series against New Zealand

The team, under newly-appointed Chief Coach Sjoerd Marijne, began the season with a 5-0 win against Belarus in Bhopal.

Former national hockey captain Ritu Rani comes out of retirement, targets India return

Former national hockey captain Ritu Rani comes out of retirement, targets India return

Midfielder Ritu had announced her retirement in September last year, post her wedding

Former captain Ritu Rani retires from international hockey

Former captain Ritu Rani retires from international hockey

Ritu, who was controversially dropped from the team for the Rio Olympics citing "attitude" issues, however was included in the 29 probables for the National camp which began in Bhopal on Sunday.

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.