Mamata congratulates Indian team for Asian Champions Trophy victory

Kolkata, Oct 30 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday congratulated the Indian hockey team for winning the Asian Champions trophy at Kuala Lumpur. “Congratulations Team India hockey team for wining Asian Champions Trophy #ACT2016 in Malaysia. Great victory. We are all very proud of you,” Banerjee twitted. India got past Pakistan 3-2 […]

India up against reigning Olympic hockey champions Germany

Rio de Janerio, Aug 7 : On a high after an impressive 3-2 win over Ireland in its campaign opener, India’s men’s hockey team will aim to keep the winning momentum intact against reigning Olympic champions Germany in a keenly anticipated match pool encounter here on Monday. Against heavyweights Germany, India held their nerve at […]

India women’s hockey team thrashes Canada 5-2

Manheim (Pennsylvania), July 23 : India’s women’s hockey team thrashed Canada 5-2 to record their second victory in their United States tour here. Vandana Katariya (ninth and 51st minutes) and Deepika (38th and 49th) scored a brace each and Poonam Rani netted the fifth in the 58th minute of the match on Saturday. Getting quickly […]

Rajya Sabha members seek Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

New Delhi, May 5 : Several members of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday sought Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. The issue was raised by Chandrapal Singh Yadav of the Samajwadi Party during zero hour. Yadav pointed out that the legendary forward, dubbed the wizard of hockey, has been denied the honour despite […]

Indian hockey eves travel to England for Olympic preparatory tour

New Delhi, April 30 : The Indian women’s hockey squad will leave for England on Sunday to face the hosts in a five-match series that will boost their Olympic preparations. The team led by centre-half Ritu Rani will look to learn from the mistakes from the Hawke’s Bay Cup where it finished sixth. Chief coach […]

Olympics: India clubbed with Germany in hockey Pool B

Rio de Janeiro, April 28 : India have been clubbed with Germany in Pool B of the Olympic men’s tournament which begins with a clash between the Netherlands and Argentina, the International Hockey Federation has said. The Netherlands vs Argentina clash on August 6 will be followed by a duel between Asian champions India and […]