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Playing Australia will boost our confidence: India hockey captain Manpreet Singh

The India team will travel Down Under for five matches starting Wednesday. 

May 06, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Indian men's hockey team eyes strong start against Japan

India begin their campaign against Japan on March 23 and will be looking to continue their winning form against the side, who they last met during the Asian Champions Trophy last year. 

Mar 18, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

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

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

India knocked out of Hockey World Cup, go down 1-2 to the Netherlands in quarterfinal

India were knocked out of the Hockey World Cup following a 2-1 defeat against the Netherlands in a do or die clash. 

Dec 13, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

We are ready to answer the call of 1.3 billion Indians: Indian hockey coach Harendra Singh

India has never defeated Netherlands in the history of the World Cup, but Harendra refused to dwell on the past.

Dec 12, 2018, 19:34 PM IST

Hockey World Cup: India chase slice of history against Netherlands in quarterfinal

Boasting a rich hockey legacy, India last played in the semi-final of the World Cup way back in 1975 when they went on to lift their maiden title.

Dec 12, 2018, 14:28 PM IST

Artists paint Bhubaneswar streets ahead of Men's Hockey World Cup

Streets in Odisha's Bhubaneswar were painted by artists ahead of Men's Hockey World Cup. 

Nov 10, 2018, 22:39 PM IST

India`s hockey captain Manpreet Singh appeals to fans to watch matches in stadium

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also launched a technology-driven and citizen-friendly MoBus service in capital Bhubaneswar ahead of the World Cup.

Nov 06, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

SRK to attend Hockey World Cup opener

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who played a hockey coach in "Chak De! India", will attend the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 on November 27. He says his heart beats for the sport.

Oct 10, 2018, 00:28 AM IST

Hockey India recommends Manpreet Singh for Arjuna Award

Hockey India also recommended Coach BS Chauhan for the Dronacharya Award. Speaking on the recommendations, Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad, Secretary General, Hockey India said, "They have proven their worth with significant performances that has elevated the Indian team to new heights.

May 03, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

PR Sreejesh replaces Manpreet Singh as captain of India's hockey team

Hockey India on Friday announced PR Sreejesh and Rani Rampal as captains of the senior men’s and women’s national teams, respectively, until the end of 2018.

Apr 27, 2018, 16:10 PM IST

Sardar Singh among 55 players named for men's national hockey camp

The list features all the 18 players who were part of the Indian men's team that returned from the Commonwealth Games without a medal after finishing fourth, following a 1-2 loss to England in the bronze medal playoff. 

Apr 26, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

CWG 2018: India stun England to top Pool B and set up hockey semis clash with NZ

The Indian men's hockey team scored two goals in the final three minutes to overcome England 4-3 in a thrilling match to top Pool B and enter the semi-finals of the 21st Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.

Apr 11, 2018, 19:03 PM IST

CWG 2018: Asia conquered, Indian hockey sets sights on world stage

Both men and women team reclaimed the Asia Cup last year and have the momentum to end the Commonwealth Games gold jinx in Gold Coast.

Mar 31, 2018, 10:45 AM IST

Don't hold ball for too long: Manpreet Singh reveals Sjoerd Marijne's plans ahead of Commonwealth Games

Swift dribbles have been the Indian hockey team's calling card since time immemorial but new national coach Sjoerd Marijne wants his men not to keep the ball for too long in a bid to attack with more gusto.

Mar 24, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

We can beat any team any day, says hockey ace Manpreet Singh

Ace midfielder Manpreet Singh asserted that the Indian men's hockey team is capable of beating any top side in the world and promised to deliver at least a medal, if not gold, at the coming Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, Australia.

Feb 26, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

Hockey India names 33-man core group ahead of Azlan Shah, Commonwealth Games

Hockey India on Friday named a 33-man core probables' list for national camp ahead of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and Commonwealth Games (CWG) — the first two major events of what is going to be a gruelling season.

Feb 09, 2018, 21:02 PM IST

Hockey: India face Japan in four-nations opener in New Zealand

Indian men's hockey team will look to make a winning start to the new season when they take on Japan in their opening match of the Four Nations Invitational Tournament here on Wednesday.

Jan 16, 2018, 15:07 PM IST

Hockey: PR Sreejesh returns to India squad, Sardar Singh ignored again

While goalkeeper Sreejesh is making a return after an eight-month injury layoff, Sardar hasn't found favour with the selectors since the Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:04 PM IST