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 […]

Champions Trophy will help get best combination for Rio: Hockey coach

Bengaluru, April 26 : Indian hockey team’s chief coach Roelant Oltmans on Tuesday said the forthcoming Champions Trophy, Six Nations Tournament and friendlies against top sides will help get the right combination ahead of the Rio Olympics. “If we manage to do that, then we come close to being medal contender which is our core […]

Sardar praises Indian youngsters for Azlan Shah performance

New Delhi, April 18 : India hockey captain Sardar Singh on Monday praised the youngsters in the national squad for their performance at the just-concluded Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh. The India team performed creditably to reach the final where they lost 0-4 to reigning world champions Australia. This was the seventh appearance for […]

FIH plans hockey rejig with new global league from 2019

Lausanne, April 18 : The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday announced that a new annual global home-and-away league will be launched in 2019 which will replace Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Finals and Finals and the Champions Trophy. “Designed to provide a regular calendar of must-see events played in packed stadia across the world throughout […]

India outclassed 0-4 by Australia in Azlan Shah Cup final

Ipoh (Malaysia), April 16 : India’s hockey team suffered a 0-4 drubbing in the final against reigning world champions Australia who captured their ninth Sultan Azlan Shah Cup title here on Saturday. Thomas Craig (25th and 35th minutes) scored twice before Matt Gohdes, playing in his 150th match, scored in the 43rd and 57th minutes […]

India outclassed 0-4 by Australia in Azlan Shah Cup final

Ipoh (Malaysia), April 16 : India’s hockey team suffered a 0-4 drubbing in the final against reigning world champions Australia who captured their ninth Sultan Azlan Shah Cup title here on Saturday. Thomas Craig (25th and 35th minutes) scored twice before Matt Gohdes, playing in his 150th match, scored in the 43rd and 57th minutes […]