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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vandana Katariya to receive Rs 25 lakh cash reward from Uttarakhand govt

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vandana Katariya to receive Rs 25 lakh cash reward from Uttarakhand govt

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami announced a cash reward to Indian women's hockey team player for her brilliant performance at the Tokyo Olympics.

Aug 07, 2021, 11:08 AM IST
Sreejesh's father sold a family cow to afford a Hockey kit, goalkeeper returns with Olympic medal

Sreejesh's father sold a family cow to afford a Hockey kit, goalkeeper returns with Olympic medal

"This medal is for you my achaaan (father) My hero, he is why I'm here," Sreejesh had dedicated his Olympic win to his father. 

Aug 07, 2021, 06:23 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics hockey: India women reach quarter-finals after 41 years

Tokyo Olympics hockey: India women reach quarter-finals after 41 years

While Great Britain's win was required, no one can take away credit from Vandana Kataria, who scored a hat-trick in India's win in a pulsating morning clash against the South Africans. 

Jul 31, 2021, 21:05 PM IST
Biopic to be made on legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand

Biopic to be made on legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand

"Dhyanchand" will be released countrywide in 2022.

Dec 15, 2020, 17:36 PM IST
Coach Sjoerd Marijne 'very pleased' with women's hockey players getting recognized with National Awards

Coach Sjoerd Marijne 'very pleased' with women's hockey players getting recognized with National Awards

The coach expressed his happiness on Rani Rampal and Deepika getting honored with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards respectively 

Aug 25, 2020, 18:23 PM IST
Hockey India provides financial assistance to 61 unemployed players

Hockey India provides financial assistance to 61 unemployed players

Hockey India has decided to give Rs 10,000 each as financial support to these players which would assist them during difficult times amidst the COVID-19 pandemic 

Aug 18, 2020, 13:50 PM IST
Indian men, women hockey teams to resume sports activities from August 19

Indian men, women hockey teams to resume sports activities from August 19

The Indian women's hockey team's chief coach Sjoerd Marijne said he has received a very positive response from his team. 

Aug 12, 2020, 23:47 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics a great chance for Indian women's hockey team to script history, says goalkeeper Savita

Tokyo Olympics a great chance for Indian women's hockey team to script history, says goalkeeper Savita

Ace Indian hockey goalkeeper Savita on Tuesday (June 16) said that 2021 Tokyo Olympics will "surely" be a great chance for the Indian women's hockey team to script history. Savita, who started her

Jun 16, 2020, 15:04 PM IST
Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr cremated with state honours

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr cremated with state honours

Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior, who passed away at the age of 95, was cremated with state honours on Monday.Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi was also present at the

May 26, 2020, 14:52 PM IST
Balbir Singh Sr, three-time Olympic Gold medal-winning Hockey legend, dies at 95

Balbir Singh Sr, three-time Olympic Gold medal-winning Hockey legend, dies at 95

The iconic player, 95, was admitted to Fortis Hospital, Mohali, on May 8. He was in a semi-comatose state since May 18 after developing a blood clot in his brain.

May 25, 2020, 08:49 AM IST
COVID-19: Hockey India donates Rs 25 lakh to PM-CARES Fund to fight coronavirus

COVID-19: Hockey India donates Rs 25 lakh to PM-CARES Fund to fight coronavirus

"The Government of India is doing everything they can and we urge all Indian citizens to act responsibly and stay home, stay safe during this lockdown. We can fight this global crisis together,"

Apr 01, 2020, 15:27 PM IST
Indian men's hockey moves to fourth in FIH rankings, its all-time highest ranking

Indian men's hockey moves to fourth in FIH rankings, its all-time highest ranking

Belgium who in January thrashed Australia in Sydney to wrestle top spot from their opponents remained at number one position. While Australia and the Netherlands are in second and third places

Mar 02, 2020, 23:15 PM IST
Organisers postpone Sultan Azlan Shah Cup due to Coronavirus outbreak

Organisers postpone Sultan Azlan Shah Cup due to Coronavirus outbreak

The committee has proposed the tournament to be rescheduled from September 24 to October 3. 

Mar 02, 2020, 18:09 PM IST
India face stiff test against world champions Belgium: FIH Pro League

India face stiff test against world champions Belgium: FIH Pro League

After a stupendous debut at the FIH Pro League India faces a stiff test as they host the world champions Belgium in their second round of the tournament, starting here on Saturday.  

Feb 07, 2020, 18:08 PM IST
Navneet Kaur scores brace as India beats New Zealand, ends tour on high

Navneet Kaur scores brace as India beats New Zealand, ends tour on high

Striker Navneet Kaur scores a brace as India beats the hosts New Zealand 3-0 in the last game of its five-match tour.

Feb 05, 2020, 13:52 PM IST
Rani Rampal shines as India beats Great Britain 1-0

Rani Rampal shines as India beats Great Britain 1-0

 The team led by Rani played with full gusto as they beat Great Britain 1-0.

Feb 04, 2020, 16:47 PM IST
India names 24-member squad led by Manpreet Singh for FIH Hockey Pro League matches against Belgium

India names 24-member squad led by Manpreet Singh for FIH Hockey Pro League matches against Belgium

Hockey India on Monday named its 24-member Indian men`s squad for the upcoming matches against world number one Belgium in the FIH Hockey Pro League.

Feb 03, 2020, 15:26 PM IST
Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal 2019 World Games Athlete of the Year

Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal 2019 World Games Athlete of the Year

India womens hockey captain Rani Rampal on Thursday won the 2019 World Games Athlete of the Year award. The prize, which is voted for by the public, is given for outstanding performance, along with

Jan 31, 2020, 11:04 AM IST
Punjab team starts with win in Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2020

Punjab team starts with win in Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2020

Hockey Punjab team starts with win in Hockey India Senior Men National Championship

Jan 24, 2020, 12:50 PM IST
Indian junior women's hockey team wins 3-Nations tourney despite loss against Australia

Indian junior women's hockey team wins 3-Nations tourney despite loss against Australia

India clinched the title in the tournament after finishing with seven points from four matches and ahead of hosts Australia on goal difference.

Dec 08, 2019, 15:32 PM IST