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Indian women lose 0-4 to Korea in 3rd match of hockey series

Indian women lose 0-4 to Korea in 3rd match of hockey series

India's defence was put under huge pressure right from the start as the hosts made successful forays into the striking circle. 

May 24, 2019, 17:16 PM IST
Indian men's hockey team draws 1-1 with Australia A

Indian men's hockey team draws 1-1 with Australia A

India made two good saves in the initial minutes of the first quarter while defending back-to-back penalty corners.

May 13, 2019, 14:33 PM IST
Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup: India to next face 'nemesis' Malaysia

Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup: India to next face 'nemesis' Malaysia

Conceding last minute goals have continued to haunt India for long now and that's precisely what the team would look to avoid when it takes on its 'new-found' nemesis Malaysia in its third league

Mar 25, 2019, 18:14 PM IST
Hockey India names 34 players for national camp ahead of Azlan Shah Cup

Hockey India names 34 players for national camp ahead of Azlan Shah Cup

Hockey India has retained all 18 players in the Indian team that took part at the World Cup last December, for the month-long camp that concludes on March 18.

Feb 16, 2019, 12:52 PM IST
India bids to host next Hockey World Cup

India bids to host next Hockey World Cup

India have proposed conducting the event for either men or women in the January 13 to 29, 2023 window, which has also been preferred by Australia and New Zealand. 

Feb 05, 2019, 14:16 PM IST
India women's hockey team hold Spain to 1-1 draw

India women's hockey team hold Spain to 1-1 draw

India will play their third match of the tour to Spain on Tuesday.

Jan 28, 2019, 08:59 AM IST
New Pro League designed to raise hockey's profile

New Pro League designed to raise hockey's profile

The league will feature nine national teams in the men's and women's competitions, playing each other home and away over a six-month period followed by semi-finals and a final. 

Jan 16, 2019, 09:39 AM IST
Former captain Sardar Singh named in Hockey India selection committee

Former captain Sardar Singh named in Hockey India selection committee

Harendra Singh had a major role to play in reviving Sardar's career and the former captain said the sacked India coach wasn't given enough time to prove his worth with the senior national side.

Jan 15, 2019, 21:16 PM IST
Harendra Singh removed as Indian men's hockey coach

Harendra Singh removed as Indian men's hockey coach

Indian men's hockey coach Harendra Singh was Wednesday sacked from the position following a disappointing 2018 and offered the task of helming the junior squad by the national federation.

Jan 09, 2019, 19:21 PM IST
Hockey India names 33 players for women's national camp in Bengaluru

Hockey India names 33 players for women's national camp in Bengaluru

The camp to be held ahead of India's tour of Spain, starting January 24, will be conducted under the watchful eyes of chief coach Sjoerd Marijne.

Jan 03, 2019, 14:23 PM IST
Midfielder Manpreet Singh wants to get over Hockey World Cup disappointment

Midfielder Manpreet Singh wants to get over Hockey World Cup disappointment

The team's silver lining was a gold medal at the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat where they split the title with Pakistan and remained unbeaten in the tournament.

Dec 29, 2018, 18:34 PM IST
Need to develop world class drag-flickers: Former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey

Need to develop world class drag-flickers: Former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey

In the absence of Rupinder Pal Singh, India had three dragflickers in young Harmanpreet, Amit Rohidas and Varun Kumar but their conversion rate was poor, recording just 30.7 per cent.

Dec 23, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Hockey World Cup: Belgium beat Netherlands in penalty shoot-out to win maiden title

Hockey World Cup: Belgium beat Netherlands in penalty shoot-out to win maiden title

Olympic silver medallist Belgium created history by eking out a 3-2 win in the penalty shoot-out after the final match of the game's showpiece event ended in a goalless draw.

Dec 16, 2018, 21:29 PM IST
Hockey World Cup: Australia thrash England 8-1 to clinch bronze medal

Hockey World Cup: Australia thrash England 8-1 to clinch bronze medal

This was Australia's fifth bronze medal in the history of the tournament. The last time the Kookaburras had to be satisfied with a third-place finish was way back in 1994 in front of their home crowd

Dec 16, 2018, 19:05 PM IST
India coach Harendra Singh receives official reprimand from FIH for his outburst against umpires

India coach Harendra Singh receives official reprimand from FIH for his outburst against umpires

The reprimand was handed down to Harendra after he and India's analytical coach Chris Ciriello were called for an official hearing by the FIH on Saturday.

Dec 16, 2018, 18:14 PM IST
Hockey World Cup: Netherlands crush Australia's dream of clinching a hat-trick of WC titles

Hockey World Cup: Netherlands crush Australia's dream of clinching a hat-trick of WC titles

The Dutch thus took a sweet revenge of their 1-6 loss to the Kookaburras in the summit clash of the 2014 World Cup at the Hague.

Dec 15, 2018, 21:11 PM IST
Hockey World Cup: FIH hints at strict action against India coach Harendra Singh after outburst against umpiring

Hockey World Cup: FIH hints at strict action against India coach Harendra Singh after outburst against umpiring

Soon after the defeat, Harendra blamed poor umpiring for his side's unexpected early ouster, saying FIH seriously need to address the issue as his side has been on the receiving end of poor on-field

Dec 15, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
Hockey World Cup: Belgium maul England 6-0 to reach maiden final

Hockey World Cup: Belgium maul England 6-0 to reach maiden final

The Belgium players, who wore black armbands to pay respect to their teammate Gougnard whose father passed away before the match, dominated possession in the first two quarters and created a couple

Dec 15, 2018, 20:38 PM IST
Hockey World Cup: Indian striker Akashdeep Singh faces possible two match suspension

Hockey World Cup: Indian striker Akashdeep Singh faces possible two match suspension

According to a statement from the world body, the International Hockey Federation's technical delegate had recommended Akashdeep's case to FIH's disciplinary commissioner.

Dec 15, 2018, 20:32 PM IST
India knocked out of Hockey World Cup after 1-2 defeat against the Netherlands in quarters

India knocked out of Hockey World Cup after 1-2 defeat against the Netherlands in quarters

A well-oiled Indian unit had raised hopes of making the semifinals for the first time since 1975 but the Dutch side broke a million hearts by coming from behind to knock out the hosts 2-1 in the last

Dec 13, 2018, 21:20 PM IST