It’s been a year where much was promised. It’s also been a year where the advancement of the Indian hockey team has been perceptible, visible.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the national cricket team and the junior hockey side for their recent successes, saying that their performances have done done the country proud.
Down with an ankle injury since the Asian Champions Trophy in October this year, India captain PR Sreejesh can't afford to get back to action and is utilising the ongoing men's Junior Hockey World Cup not only to undergo his rehabilitation but also to pursue his career option after quitting the game, i.e. coaching
Rupinder Pal Singh's brace went in vain as Indian men's hockey team lost 2-3 to hosts Australia in a tense opening game of the Four Nations Invitational Tournament at Melbourne on Wednesday.
Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh will miss India's four-nation hockey challenge in Australia later this month. In his absence, experienced drag-flicker VR Raghunath will return to the side to lead the Indian men's team
More than the skills here, it’s the thermodynamics of the mind that Sardar Singh battles.
The Indian women's hockey team lifted its maiden Asian Champions Trophy after Deepika Thakur struck in the final minute to give her team a thrilling 2-1 win over China in the final in Singapore on Saturday.
With the Indian men's hockey team delivering some fine results under his tutelage, Roelant Oltmans' contract as chief coach is set to be extended till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Chief Hockey coach Roelant Oltmans on Sunday heaped praise on his boys and set his sights on bigger global titles after India reclaimed the Asian Champions Trophy by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan in an exciting final at Kuanton on Sunday.
Favourites India prevailed 3-2 over arch-rivals Pakistan to reclaim the Asian Champions Trophy, presenting a perfect Diwali gift to the nation at Kuanton on Sunday.
Malaysia defeated South Korea 3-1 in the penalty shootout to claim their fourth successive bronze medal in the Asian Champions Trophy tournament at Kuantan on Sunday.
Asian Champions Trophy 2016: India's class in cliffhanger against South Korea displayed their steely resolve
India captain P Sreejesh took the ace out of South Korea’s tactical gamble doing a slight shoulder dodge before stopping Daeyeoi Lee in the shoot-out as India ran out 5-4 winners to enter the Asian Champions Trophy final. At the end of regulation time, the scores were tied 2-2.
Top-ranked India will take on South Korea in the semifinals of the fourth Asian Champions Trophy after the Koreans conceded a late equaliser to Malaysia and finished fourth in the round-robin league standings in.
Indian defender Surender Kumar will not play any role in the ongoing fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament after being suspended for two matches following a deliberate foul during the game against Malaysia.
Captain Jung Manjae scored two goals to lead South Korea past a resurgent Japan 4-3 and into the semifinals of the fourth Asian Champions Trophy at the Kuantan Hockey Stadium at Kuanton on Wednesday.
On a high after their morale-boosting win over arch-rivals Pakistan and China, India now eye another win against hosts Malaysia to finish top of the round-robin league stage of the fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament
The Indian hockey team getting their play right in the opposition striking circle is a sight to behold, and against China on Tuesday, they did exactly that, nine times in 60 minutes
Defending champions Pakistan rode on two penalty corner goals from Muhammad Aleem Bilal to survive a scare and prevail 4-3 over Japan in the fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey in Kuantan, Malaysia on Tuesday.
South Korea on Monday posted their first win in four outings in the Asian Champions Trophy hockey to keep in contention for a place in the semi-finals of the six-nation tournament.
Hosts Malaysia posted their third successive victory in the Asian Champions Trophy when they outplayed Japan 7-2 to stay on top of the round-robin league standings.