Vivek Sagar Prasad overcomes lack of money, height and career-threatening injury to become FIH Rising Star of the Year
Ashok Kumar says Vivek Sagar Prasad is the perfect central midfielder who has the slice ball, vision and is quick enough to pass and dart into pockets creating space as he runs
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: Indian hockey team aim to put 2018's disappointments behind them in build-up to Olympic qualifiers
Teams 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.
Champions Trophy Hockey 2018: Coach Harendra Singh's tactics in focus as PR Sreejesh-led India hope to improve dismal record
In 15 attempts, India have two medals, silver (2016) and a bronze (1982). For coach Harendra Singh, the six matches in Breda are all about matching expectations in a year when hope and expectancy from the team are extremely high.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Flawed team selection and approach behind Indian hockey team's poor show at Gold Coast
A team doesn't need ‘young legs’ or ‘experienced limbs’, it just need to understand that in a world where hockey has become chess on a larger board, maybe, someone out there did out-manoeuvre India
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sardar Singh missed the bus due to coach Sjoerd Marijne's liking for scoring midfielders
The big question here is what is the point in keeping Sardar in a list of 24 when he cannot play ‘vertical.’ But did Sardar ever play ‘vertical’? Or should he play ‘vertical’?
Four Nations Invitational Hockey: India go down fighting in final after shootout ends in Belgium's favour
For India, this was their second consecutive loss in a final to Belgium; and their third defeat to the Olympic silver medallists across both the legs.
Four Nations Invitational Hockey: India's defence showed stiff resilience in victory over New Zealand
India controlled portions, rotated the ball and stayed on course for another shot at a second 4-Nation Final in Hamilton after beating New Zealand 3-2.
Sjoerd Marijne doesn’t offer a mix. He comes with an energy that is both exhilarating and gives the team the space to play within the confines of what wins a match.
India is on one point after their draw against the Koreans. It’s also time to discover a path back. For the favourites, it’s time to stand up and be counted.