Rani Rampal, Savita Punia can take India women to a podium finish in Tokyo Olympics, says hockey icon Dhanraj Pillay
Rani had led India to the podium at the 2018 Asian Games and also guided the team to Olympics for the second successive time, while Savita, who is one of the most experienced players in the team, has also played a crucial role in the Olympic Qualifier.
Dhanraj Pillay, Viren Rasquinha and other hockey Olympians from Mumbai have written to sports minister Kiren Rijiju against the one-state-one-unit rule, which they fear could be the ‘final nail in Mumbai hockey's coffin'
Coronavirus Outbreak: Pullela Gopichand donates Rs 26 lakh; Pankaj Advani, Dhanraj Pillay among others who contribute
Indian badminton team's chief coach Pullela Gopichand, multiple world title-holder cueist Pankaj Advani, former hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay were some of the prominent names who made financial contributions in country's fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Indian hockey team striker Mandeep Singh says they are looking forward to winning a medal at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Former captain Dhanraj Pillay confident of Indian hockey team qualifying for showpiece event
Insisting that India are currently at par with other leading hockey-playing nations, Dhanraj Pillay says he is confident the national team can qualify for the Tokyo Games.
Jagbir Singh recounts India's disastrous campaign at the 1990 World Cup in Lahore in Firstpost's Hockey World Cup Memories series.
Hockey World Cup 2018: India coach Harendra Singh hails 'lethal linkman' Akashdeep Singh after South Africa rout
An out-and-out striker, Akashdeep Singh excelled in the role of a linkman in India's hockey World Cup opener against South Africa and chief coach Harendra Singh on Wednesday said the forward was used in a new position because of his terrific peripheral vision.
Former Indian hockey player Sandeep Michael, who captained the Indian junior team to an Asia Cup gold in 2003, died on Friday after battling an unspecified neurological problem.
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik also unveiled its logo that will don the new jerseys of India – men's and women – hockey teams.
The Pakistan Hockey Federation has extended an invitation to FIH president Narinder Batra to visit Karachi and Lahore next month for the matches to be played by a visiting international eleven side.
Sachin Tendulkar has made sure his voice is heard. If only, someone, somewhere, is listening for making an earnest change to the Indian sporting scenario.
Having been selected for the Mission 11 Million programme, Mary Prakash Naidu met Narendra Modi at the opening ceremony of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 in New Delhi | #FWeekend
Marijne has replaced legendary Roelant Oltmans, who was sacked after a few ordinary performances in the past few months.
Roelant Oltmans sacked: Former players Dhanraj Pillay, Viren Rasquinha divided over Hockey India move
While Viren Rasquinha said he was struggling to understand the logic of sacking Roelant Oltmans now, Dhanraj Pillay said 'der aaye, durust aaye'.
Diego Maradona's charity game 'Match for Unity' will feature Sourav Ganguly, Dhanraj Pillay, confirms organisers
Indian greats Dhanraj Pillay and Sourav Ganguly to play in a charity football game with Argentine legend Diego Maradona in October
Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay on Tuesday said that the legendary Dhyan Chand should be bestowed with the Bharat Ratna as soon as possible.
India vs Pakistan isn't just another hockey match, the intensity goes well beyond the realm of sport
During an India vs Pakistan hockey match, the trophy is of no consequence; it can be a pool match or a final. It’s a psychological battle and a win is about bragging rights.
Hockey World League Semi-Finals: Dhanraj Pillay recollects the magic and drama of an India-Pakistan hockey match
In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Dhanraj Pillay, the architect of many of India's victories over Pakistan, recollects his vividest memories of clashes between the arch-rivals.
Former hockey Indian coach Cedric D'Souza is now with the Austrian national hockey team and also the coach of the Delhi Waveriders in the Hockey India League.