Hockey India

Hockey India withdraws from 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games due to discriminatory quarantine rules

Hockey India's move comes a day after England pulled out of the FIH Men's Junior World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar next month, citing a number of COVID-related concerns and taking "note" of the Indian government's mandatory 10-day quarantine protocol for all UK nationals.

Oct 05, 2021, 20:08 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics: Punjab hockey players to get Rs 2.25 crore each on winning gold

Earlier, an amount of Rs 2.25 crore was announced for the entire team on winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

Jul 31, 2021, 07:45 AM IST

Hockey rankings: Indian men placed 4th, women 9th

Belgium, the reigning world and European champions, with 2533.830 points lead the table, followed by the 2019 FIH Hockey Pro League winners, Australia, with 2496.978.

Jun 02, 2021, 19:43 PM IST

COVID-19: 1980 Olympic hockey gold medallist Ravindra Pal Singh passes away

Ravindra Pal began his international career in 1979. He was picked in the Junior Indian team for the World Cup.

May 08, 2021, 13:55 PM IST

Indian Hockey legend Balbir Singh jr passes away

Balbir Singh Junior was part of the Indian team that won silver at the Asian Games held in Tokyo, Japan in 1958.

Apr 13, 2021, 18:28 PM IST

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

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

Indian hockey player Mandeep Singh diagnosed with coronavirus

Last week, men's hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh, defender Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, drag-flicker Varun Kumar and goalkeeper Krishan Bahadur Pathak were also tested positive for coronavirus.

Aug 10, 2020, 13:54 PM IST

Indian captain Manpreet Singh among four hockey players to test positive for coronavirus

As a proactive step, SAI made it mandatory for all athletes, who reported back to the camp, to take a rapid COVID-19 test upon arrival.

Aug 07, 2020, 20:55 PM IST

Gyanendro Ningombam replaces Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad as new Hockey India president

Ningombam had also served as Chief Executive Officer of Manipur Hockey from 2009 to 2014 before being elected as Vice President of the association from 2014-2018.  

Jul 11, 2020, 19:38 PM IST

Two Hockey India employees diagnosed with coronavirus

29 out of 31 employees were tested and apart from the two that tested positive, two more tested inconclusive and will be tested again.

May 30, 2020, 17:21 PM IST

Hockey India allows training of upto 6 players in one group

Players are allowed normal physical contact during training but celebrations such as high fives, first bumps are banned. 

May 23, 2020, 17:27 PM IST

Hockey India to conduct online basic coaching course for senior core probables

A total of 32 senior men and 23 senior women core probables will take part in the Hockey India Level 'Basic' Coaching Course which will be conducted online.

May 09, 2020, 15:59 PM IST

Hockey India conducts interactive sessions for match officials via Whatsapp

The session was conducted in a bid to improve the officiating knowledge of these umpires and technical officials and motivate each other on fitness matters.

Apr 20, 2020, 14:30 PM IST

Hockey India, SAI collaborate to conduct online coaches development sessions amid coronavirus lockdown

In a bid to make a good utilisation of the lockdown in the country due to coronavirus pandemic, Hockey India and Sports Authority of India (SAI) have decided to conduct a 21-day Coaches Development Sessions (CDS).

Apr 18, 2020, 17:48 PM IST

Coronavirus pandemic: Indian women's hockey team to raise funds for needy

Indian women’s hockey team captain Rani said that the side has decided to work as a team and raise funds to feed at least 1000 families who have been affected by COVID-19.

Apr 17, 2020, 16:54 PM IST

Coronavirus: Hockey India's total contribution to Prime Minister's CARES Fund rises to Rs 1 crore

On Wednesday, the Hockey India had announced that it is donating an amount of Rs 25 lakh towards the coronavirus relief fund.

Apr 04, 2020, 16:43 PM IST

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Kullar passes away aged 77

Kullar was part of the Indian side which bagged a bronze medal in the 1968 Mexico Olympics.

Mar 02, 2020, 09:29 AM IST

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

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 social commitment and fair behaviour.

Jan 31, 2020, 11:04 AM IST