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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

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

Major Dhyan Chand's magic with hockey stick can never be forgotten: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister took to his official Twitter handle and wrote that Dhyan Chand's magic with the hockey stick can never be forgotten.

Aug 29, 2020, 11:32 AM 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

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 career around 12 years ago, said that though she is a veteran as compared to several other players but her best is yet to come.

Jun 16, 2020, 15:04 PM IST

Sports fraternity pays tribute to hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr.

Balbir Singh Dosanjh, popularly known as Balbir Singh Senior, breathed his last at around 6:30 at Fortis Hospital in Mohali on Monday.

May 25, 2020, 13:29 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and others pay homage to hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr.

Balbir Singh Sr was awarded the Padma Shri award in 1957 besides also being conferred with the Major Dhyan Chand Life Time Achievement Award by Hockey India in 2015. 

 

May 25, 2020, 12:52 PM IST

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr continues to be on ventilator, condition stable

The 96-year-old was hospitalised on May 8 with high fever and breathing trouble.

May 16, 2020, 17:25 PM IST

Former hockey captain Sardar Singh washes car, spends time with nephew amid coronavirus lockdown

Recently, former Indian men's hocket team skipper Sardar Singh recently took to his official Twitter handle and revealed how he is engaging time these days. 

May 15, 2020, 17:40 PM IST

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. admitted to hospital in critical condition

Balbir was part of the Indian teams that won gold at the 1948 London Olympics, Helsinki 1952 and Melbourne 1956. 

May 10, 2020, 09:42 AM IST

FIH Hockey Pro League Season 2 extended until June 2021

The FIH has also announced that the window for season 3 of the league will be from September 2021 to June 2022.

Apr 25, 2020, 09:29 AM IST

India suffer 3-4 defeat against Australia in FIH Pro Hockey League

The Indian men`s hockey team suffered a 3-4 defeat against Australia in the ongoing FIH Pro Hockey League at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Saturday evening.

Feb 23, 2020, 10:15 AM IST

FIH Hockey Pro League: India go down fighting 3-4 to holders Australia

India lost 3-4 to defending champions Australia but not before they put up a spirited display in their first match of the two-leg FIH Pro League encounter here on Friday.

Feb 22, 2020, 10:24 AM IST

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

Indian women's hockey team begins New Zealand tour with 4-0 win

The Indian women's hockey team kick-started the first tour of their Olympic Year with a confident 4-0 victory over the New Zealand Development squad.

Jan 25, 2020, 13:25 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics: Hockey schedule announced

The men's team, who have been clubbed with defending Olympic champions Argentina, world no.1 Australia, Spain, New Zealand and hosts Japan in Pool A, will play their second match against the formidable Australian side on July 26 and then Spain in their third pool A match on July 28. After a day's break on July 29, they will take on Argentina on July 30 and then play hosts Japan on July 31.

Dec 17, 2019, 16:57 PM IST

Captain Rani's strike helps Indian women's hockey team qualify for 2020 Olympics

The Indian women's hockey team on Saturday confirmed a place in the 2020 Olympics after surviving an extraordinary fightback from the USA in the second leg of their Olympic qualifier at the Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Nov 02, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

Indian women's hockey team thrash USA 5-1 in Olympic qualifiers

India scored four goals in 11 minutes after halftime to kill the tie as Gurjeet Kaur scored a brace.
 

Nov 01, 2019, 20:33 PM IST

Pakistan fail to secure Tokyo Olympics hockey berth

Pakistan won golds in the 1960, 1968 and 1984 editions of the Olympic Games but since then, their performance has deteriorated immensely.

Oct 28, 2019, 17:07 PM IST