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Mar 30, 2019
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India lose final against South Korea in shoot-out after conceding equaliser in last quarterIn the shoot-out, India missed their first, fourth and fifth attempts and converted just two, while the Koreans just missed their third strike to win the thrilling contest 4-2 and lift the crown for the third time
Mar 27, 2019
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India display new-found reserves of composure and restraint to dispatch hosts MalaysiaThere were moments of India's old classical style of hockey in the runs of Sumit Kumar. The other Sumit, who comes without a surname, did cause confusion among scorers and journalists alike but it was his display that showed the spine against Malaysia
Mar 24, 2019
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India choke in fourth quarter to gift South Korea a point in rain-marred clashA match that was in India's pocket with three points for the taking inexplicably got handed over to the Koreans with 30 seconds to go.
Mar 21, 2019
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: Indian hockey team aim to put 2018's disappointments behind them in build-up to Olympic qualifiersTeams in Ipoh will be aware of the fact that the Indian team has a relatively inexperienced side and morale gets a boost if you beat the 5th ranked team in the world.
Dec 10, 2018
Hockey World Cup 2018: Recent lapses notwithstanding, former Australia forward Glenn Turner impressed with India’s defenceGlenn Turner’s comments come as a morale boost for India, who, despite topping their Pool, have shown worrying slip-ups in defence.
Nov 28, 2018
Hockey World Cup 2018: Profiling India's 18-man squad for showpiece event in BhubaneswarTake a look at the 18-man-squad for India's campaign in the 2018 Hockey World Cup.
Sep 03, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Indian hockey in uncomfortable zone after disappointments in Indonesia, but not for too longAt this moment of time, Indian hockey is not in a comfort zone; but not for long. The team, players will feel powerless. They will silently take in the barbs. Surely, they will come back, fuelled by the realisation of the mistakes, in their quest to prove they are more than the sum of their parts we were witness to in Jakarta.
Jun 28, 2018
Champions Trophy Hockey 2018: Sluggish India fail to convert opportunities to suffer defeat against AustraliaThe World Champions were not exactly great but India made them look even better. Australia played in the same sweeping style they usually do. Coming in like waves, they found space that India don’t normally yield.
Jun 25, 2018
Champions Trophy Hockey 2018: India showcase intent with statement win against Olympic gold medallists ArgentinaThe Olympic Champions, Argentina, played catch-up as India displayed an ocean of calm, oodles of confidence and a penchant for creating surprising moves that won them the intriguing contest 2-1.
Jan 27, 2018
Four Nations Invitational Hockey: Wayward India survive scare against Japan to walk away with 4-2 winThe amount of turn-overs that India gave to Japan, especially in the third and fourth quarters, any other team with a better co-ordinated effort upfront would have punished India.