Hockey World Cup 2018: Drag flick woes, defensive fumbles mark India's scrappy opening win over South Africa
India might have played their easiest match of the tournament. They would do well to believe it was their worse too.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Pressure on India, but confident they will perform well, says Australia coach Colin Batch
India have improved a lot. I think they will play well here. The best teams play consistently well throughout the tournament, Australia coach Colin Batch said.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Anticipation hangs heavy as hosts India begin quest for elusive trophy against South Africa
In a region steeped in history - where the unexpected valour of local soldiers shook the conscience of a certain King Ashoka - India will hope to write their own legend.
Hockey World Cup 2018: World No 12 Malaysia will be looking to impress despite being drawn in tough group
As the World No 12 team, Malaysia are the best ranked Asian outfit after India at the 2018 Hockey World Cup. What will also bolster their confidence coming into the showpiece event is the fact that the team won silver at the recent Asian Games
Hockey World Cup 2018: With synergy between forwards, midfield and defence, India can get over dark day at Jakarta
For the Indian team, maybe it’s time to move on from that one dark day at the Asian Games and look at what can be achieved here at The Kalinga.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Stage set in Bhubaneswar for global spectacle as India nurse dreams of turnaround
The fresh paint on the murals depicting hockey players in action is drying, and much like the smell that newly-coated surfaces retain, the freshness in Manpreet Singh's team is there to be soaked in. And at the centre of it all, India are nursing a pipe dream.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Hosts India hope to overcome limitations, end 43-year itch in showpiece event
India will be worried about their tendency to concede late goals, apart from poor short-corner conversions.
Hockey World Cup 2018 full schedule: The Hockey World Cup 2018 is scheduled to be held in Odisha from 28 November to 16 December. Here's the full schedule (fixtures), groups and match timings in IST.