Arjuna Award nominees Vandana Katariya, Monica confident of Indian women's hockey team's good show at Tokyo Olympics
Arjuna Award nominees Vandana Katariya and Monica on Friday said the Indian women's hockey team has a good balance of experience and youth and remains confident of achieving its goal of doing well at the Tokyo Olympics.
Rani, who is the first Indian to be named as the World Games Athlete of The Year, has also been the recipient of the Arjuna Award (2016) and Padma Shri (2020).
With no major tournaments in 2019, Indian hockey enjoys good year with men's, women's sides securing tickets to Tokyo Olympics
With no big tournaments lined up, India tested a number of youngsters under Reid and the move paid rich dividends, throwing up talents like Vivek Sagar Prasad, Hardik Singh and many more
FIH Series Finals 2019: Assured of Olympics qualifier berth, India beat hosts Japan 3-1 to clinch gold medal
India scored three goals courtesy Rani Rampal and a brace from Gurjit Kaur to beat Japan 3-1. All three of India's goals came from penalty corners.
Women's FIH Series Finals: India secure place in Olympics qualifiers final round after 4-2 win over Chile
India came from a goal down to beat Chile 4-2 with double strike from Gurjit Kaur. Other scorers were Navneet Kaur and Rani Rampal.
Asian Games champions Japan defeated USA 4-2 in a hard-fought match to finish third in the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.
FIH Series Finals 2019: Nicholas Spooner nets late winner as South Africa beat USA to reach summit clash
Despite South Africa dominating the early exchanges, it was USA who took the lead in the 15th minute through a penalty corner conversion by Aki Kaeppeler.
FIH Series Finals Bhubaneswar 2019, India vs Japan, Highlights, Hockey Match: India keep Olympic hopes alive with emphatic 7-2 win
Follow all the live updates and the score of the FIH Series Finals semi-final between hosts India and Asian Games champions Japan from Bhubaneswar.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 223: Yuvraj Singh announces retirement, Indian hockey team thrashes Uzbekistan 10-0 and more
In today's edition, we discuss Yuvraj Singh's retirement, Indian hockey team's dominating win over Uzbekistan, rain-marred clashes at the World Cup and more.
FIH Series Finals 2019: Students, coaches, geologists - United States' part-time hockey stars dream of lasting legacy
Just three days into the tournament, and having played two matches, the United States men's hockey team is now in contention of directly qualifying to the semis.
FIH Series Finals 2019: Harmanpreet Singh, Akashdeep Singh score brace as India thump Russia 10-0 in opening contest
Dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh and striker Akashdeep Singh scored a brace each for India, while Nilkanata Sharma, Simranjeet Singh, Amit Rohidas, Varun Kumar, Gursahibjit Singh and Vivek Sagar Prasad were the other goal-getters for the home team in the lop-sided Pool B encounter
FIH Series Finals 2019: Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid says complacency has no place in modern sport
Complacency is something which has no place in any high performance sport, said Indian men's hockey team chief coach Graham Reid, insisting that respect for any opponent is the hallmark of a good team.