FIH Pro League 2020: Belgium not taking hosts India lightly despite beating Australia, New Zealand, says captain Thomas Briels
World champions Belgium are brimming with confidence after wins over Australia and New Zealand but captain Thomas Briels is expecting a tough fight from India in the upcoming round of FIH Hockey Pro League in Bhubaneswar this weekend.
Manpreet Singh will lead India in the upcoming FIH Pro League matches against World No 1 Belgium, a 24-member team which was announced on Monday and includes a lone newcomer in Raj Kumar Pal.
India vs Netherlands, FIH Pro League 2020, Highlights: Hosts thump World No 3 Dutchmen 5-2 in high-intensity clash
Catch the live score and updates from the FIH Pro League 2020 match between India and the Netherlands
FIH Pro League 2020: Netherlands chief coach Max Caldas expects tough competition from India in upcoming matches
Netherlands chief coach Max Caldas is expecting tough fight from the Indian hockey team at the second edition of the FIH Pro League, saying playing the eight-time Olympic champions in their own den is always challenging.
ISL 2019-20: Odisha FC to start playing home games at Bhubaneshwar's Kalinga Stadium from 27 December
Owing to the delay in the completion of the upgradation work at the Kalinga Stadium for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020, Odisha FC had to shift their first three games to Pune.
The Indian men's hockey team will open its campaign in the FIH Pro League against the Netherlands here on 18 and 19 January.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey coach Graham Reid looks to create tighter defence, strikers with incredible finishing skills
After the FIH Pro League, Indian hockey team will host Belgium and Australia in February before embarking on overseas tours and Reid believed that playing against top teams will be handy for his side in its preparation for the Games
Captain Rani Rampal says India physically at par with any other side in women's hockey, improvement has been 'unbelievable'
Ahead of the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers, Indian women Hockey captain Rani Rampal said they have improved a lot over the last two-three years and physically, they can compete with any team in the world.
FIH World Series 2019: India coach Graham Reid wants team to treat semi-final tie against Japan as 'normal game'
For India coach Graham Reid, the preparations still remains the same, whether it 's a group stage game or a crucial knockout match.
FIH World Series 2019: Heatwave in Bhubaneswar forces organisers to reschedule Friday's morning game
The heatwave in Bhubaneswar has seen temperatures climb over 40 degrees and has forced FIH into rescheduling Friday's morning game.
FIH World Series 2019: Mexico and Uzbekistan players go through 'hell' while playing under scorching heat in Bhubaneswar
The temperature was close to 40 degree Celsius before the match between Mexico and Uzbekistan for the 7th-8th spot in the FIH World Series had started.
United States of America (USA) stunned higher-ranked South Africa 2-0 in the opening match of FIH Hockey Series Finals on Thursday
Kalinga stadium gears up post Cyclone Fani; DSYS remains hopeful of hosting Men's Series Finals as scheduled
Cyclone Fani left its trail of destruction on the Kalinga Stadium too, which is to host Men's Series Hockey Finals in June
Minerva Punjab's Ranjit Bajaj announces potential closure of club, lashes out at AIFF after Odisha govt revokes permission to use Kalinga Stadium
In a series of tweets, Minerva Punjab owner Ranjit Bajaj lashed out at the AIFF for getting the permission to use the Kalinga stadium as a venue for the AFC Cup cancelled
Hockey World Cup 2018: Belgium maul England to enter maiden final; Netherlands crush Australia's dream of hat-trick of titles
Belgium created history by making their maiden appearance in the men's hockey World Cup summit clash, thrashing England 6-0 in a lopsided first semi-final
Hockey World Cup 2018: Belgium edge past two-time winners Germany to set up semi-final clash against England
Three minutes into the second quarter, Belgium secured their fifth penalty corner and Hendrickx scored with a grounded flick to level the scores
Australia continued to dominate the proceedings with repeated forays as the French defence found itself in shambles to keep the Kookaburras at bay.
Quickly realising that slow pace was not helping them, England raised their tempo and that paid dividends as they earned their first penalty corner in the 11th minute.
Hockey World Cup 2018: India will continue to play attacking hockey regardless of opponent, says captain Manpreet Singh
Manpreet Singh didn't play the entire match against Canada in their last pool match because of fever but he has since recovered and will be a key figure in India's midfield on Thursday.
Hockey World Cup 2018: India comprehensively defeat Canada to top Pool C and seal direct berth in quarter-finals
While India qualified directly for the quarter-finals by being the toppers, Belgium and Canada will play in the cross-overs for a place in the last-eight round.