Indian hockey squad trains at Bhubaneswar ahead of HWL Final

Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 : India had their first training session on Thursday morning at the Kalinga Stadium here after arriving in the city on Wednesday for the Mens Hockey World League (HWL) Final. The team went through the paces under the watchful eyes of chief coach Sjoerd Marijne as it started its preparations for the […]

Sardar, Ramandeep rested for HWL Final

By Abhishek Purohit New Delhi, Nov 17 : Former captain Sardar Singh and forward Ramandeep were “rested” while experienced defenders Rupinder Pal Singh and Birendra Lakra returned to the Indian squad which was named on Friday for the Hockey World League (HWL) Final, starting on December 1 in Bhubaneswar. Hockey India (HI) chairman of selectors, […]

Tickets for HWL Final to go on sale from Wednesday

Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 : The sale of tickets for next months men’s Hockey World League (HWL) Final will start here from Wednesday, Hockey India announced in a statement. The opening match of the tournament will see Germany play England followed by hosts India taking on Australia in the second match on December 1. The tickets […]

Need to improve fitness, PC conversion: Rani Rampal

By Samrat Chakraborty New Delhi, Nov 11 : After winning the Women’s Hockey Asia Cup in Japan, India captain Rani Rampal has asserted that her side needs to work on their fitness levels and improve their penalty corner conversion rate along with the defence. “See, I want my side to improve on the fitness, defensive […]

PM congratulates Indian hockey team

New Delhi, Oct 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the Indian hockey team for winning the Asia Cup 2017. “Great game, great win! Congrats to our hockey team for winning the Asia Cup 2017. India rejoices at this stupendous victory”, the Prime Minister said. India beat Malaysia 2-1 in the final in […]

Hockey India lodges complaint to FIH about Sardar’s case

New Delhi, July 6 : Hockey India (HI) has lodged an official complaint to International Hockey Federation (FIH) about the ill-timing of former captain Sardar Singh’s interrogation by Yorkshire police during the Hockey World League in London last month in relation to a year-old sexual assault case filed by an England international hockey player of […]