India smash Indonesia 17-0 in men’s hockey

Jakarta, Aug 20 : India’s men’s hockey team began its title defence at the Asian Games in style as they fired 17 goals past Indonesia in their first Pool A match to register their biggest win in the continental competition here on Monday. Youngsters Dilpreet Singh, Simranjeet Singhand Mandeep Singh scored a hat-trick each, while […]

India floor Indonesia 8-0 in women’s hockey

Jakarta, Aug 19 : India’s women’s hockey team began its 18th Asian Games campaign in an emphatic fashion, flooring hosts Indonesia 8-0 in a Pool A contest at the Gelora Bung Karno Hockey Field here on Sunday. Drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur scored a hat-trick in the 17th, 22nd and 57th minutes, while striker Vandana Katariya (14th […]

Our strength is defence, says women’s hockey defender Deep

By Abhishek Purohit New Delhi, Aug 18 : The India women’s hockey team will rely on its vastly-improved defence, while the attackers will have to improve their finishing skills as the reigning Asian champions go for gold at the Asian Games in Indonesia, experienced defender Deep Grace Ekka has said. Ranked ninth in the world, […]

Indian hockey teams leave for Asian Games

[New Delhi: Indian Boxing team members pose for a group photo before leaving for Asian Games to be held in Indonesia, in New Delhi on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018. ( /PTI] New Delhi, Aug 14 : With their vision set on securing qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, confident Indian men and womens gockey […]

Indian hockey teams leave for Asian Games

New Delhi, Aug 14 : With their vision set on securing qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, confident Indian men and womens gockey teams on Tuesday left for the 18th Asian Games to be held in Jakarta. While the 18-member women’s team will begin their campaign against hosts Indonesia in their opening match in […]

India targeting hockey gold at Asiad: Manpreet

By Ajeyo Basu New Delhi, Aug 10 : Riding high on the runners-up performance at last month’s Champions Trophy, India hockey captain Manpreet Singh is targeting the gold medal at the upcoming Asian Games. The Indians, who had reached the Champions Trophy final at the earlier edition in 2016 as well, held formidable Australia to […]