Indian hockey team set to leave for Europe tour tomorrow

Gearing up to present a strong challenge at the upcoming World Cup, the Indian hockey team will head for a tour of Europe tomorrow to play five build-up games -- including two each against World Cup hosts The Netherlands.

Warriors beat Rhinos 4-2 to consolidate their position in HIL

Jaypee Punjab Warriors defeated defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 4-2 in their penultimate league match to consolidate their second position in the Hero Hockey India League, here Sunday.

Sunil, Walmiki return to India squad for HWL Finals

Forwards S V Sunil and Yuvraj Valmiki made a comeback as India today named a 18-member squad with three new faces in it for the Hero Hockey World League Finals starting January 10 here.

Under-pressure India leave for Asia Cup hockey tourney

Well aware that it is their last chance to qualify for next year`s World Cup, the Indian men`s hockey team today left for Ipoh, Malaysia to participate in the eight-nation Asia Cup to be held from August 24 to September 1.

India beat Netherlands 4-2

India notched up their second consecutive win over the Netherlands with a 4-2 victory over the home side in Rotterdam on Wednesday.

Six players yet to get departmental clearance to play in HIL

Six players, including India forward S V Sunil, gaolkeeper P T Rao and and veteran defender Ignace Tirley, are among six players who are yet to get clearance from their respective departments to play in the inaugural Hockey India League, starting next week.

Sardar, Sunil in Sultan Azlan Shah`s XI

India`s star mid-fielder Sardar Singh and striker S V Sunil has featured in Sultan Azlan Shah`s XI, the best 11 players of this year`s Azlan Shah Cup.

Sandeep, Sunil star in India`s 7-4 victory over South Africa

Drag-flick specialist Sandeep Singh and striker S V Sunil scored two goals each as India dished out a fast-paced and entertaining hockey to beat South Africa 7-4 in the Champions Challenge.