After a successful campaign at the Tokyo Olympic Games, the Indian men's core group will begin the new Olympic cycle with an intent to improve upon this performance at Paris 2024.
The Punjab players in the bronze medal winning Indian men's hockey team led by Manpreet Singh and women player Gurjit Kaur paid obeisance at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar on Wednesday.
India scored three field goals through Dilpreet Singh (7th minute), Gurjant Singh (16th) and Hardik Singh (57th) to seal the win for the eight-time Olympic champions.
India's lone goal came from the sticks of Dilpreet Singh in the 34th minute.
FIH Pro League: Indian men’s hockey team returns to top level competition after a year against Argentina
India played their last FIH Hockey Pro League match against Australia in February last year in Bhubaneswar.
Sidelined after a disappointing World Cup campaign in 2018, young India hockey team striker Dilpreet Singh revealed it was chief coach Graham Reid's pep talk during a junior training camp that motivated him to work hard and reclaim his spot in the senior side.
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
Young striker Dilpreet Singh named in 32-member men's hockey team probables for two-week national camp
Young striker Dilpreet Singh was on Saturday included in a 32-member men's core probables group for a two-week national coaching camp ahead of next month's Hockey Pro League, to be held in Bhubaneswar.
Hockey India names 33-member list of probables for junior men's national camp after run to finals in Sultan of Johor Cup
The India junior men's hockey group has been playing together for over a year now and will look to work on a few aspects at the camp
Sultan of Johor Cup: India junior men's hockey team qualifies for final with clinical 5-1 victory against Australia
It was the Dilpreet-Lakra combination again that caused havoc in the Australian defence, the latter tapping one to double India's tally as they went into halftime leading 2-0
Mandeep Mor named captain as Hockey India names 18-member junior men's squad for Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia
India coach B J Kariappa sounded confident about his team's performance in the upcoming tournament
Former Australian forward Kieran Govers joins Indian hockey team national camp as preparations begin for 2020 Olympic Qualifiers
Govers, who was a part of the Australian team that won the Men's World Cup in 2010 and 2014, arrived in Bengaluru on Monday for an eight-day special camp for strikers at the Sports Authority of India
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.
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Hockey India includes all 18 players from World Cup squad for 34-man national camp
Hockey India has retained all 18 players in the Indian team that took part at the World Cup last December, for the month-long camp.
Hockey World Cup 2018, K Arumugam column: India’s sixth place finish at Odisha gives cause for optimism
Without resorting to micro-analysis and going into the nitty-gritty of criticism, the present India team gives cause for optimism.
Hockey World Cup 2018: India's forward line fails as mature captain Billy Bakker leads Netherlands to semi-finals
It would be prudent for India to ensure continuity and build a structure from the core at hand to ensure a strong challenge in the Olympic qualifiers.
Take a look at the 18-man-squad for India's campaign in the 2018 Hockey World Cup.
Asian Champions Trophy hockey final, India vs Pakistan, Match Highlights: Both countries declared joint winners
Catch the Live score and updates from the Asian Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan.
It turned out to be a tall task for World No India to get past Japan against whom they had registered a convincing 9-0 win in the league stages.
Asian Champions Trophy: Manpreet Singh's virtuoso goal inspires India to victory over arch-rivals Pakistan
India had defeated Pakistan 4-0 in the final edition of the Champions Trophy earlier in the year before registering a close 2-1 win over the arch-rivals in the Jakarta Asian Games.