India's PR Sreejesh says playing world champions Belgium will be 'preparatory test' for hockey Olympics qualifiers against Russia
Sreejesh feels India's tour to Belgium from 26 September to 3 October will make the team sharp and ready for the Olympic Qualifiers to be held on 1 and 2 November in Bhubaneswar.
Rupinder Pal Singh scores on return from injury as India men's hockey team notch comfortable win over Australia 'A'
Young striker Sumit Kumar Jr struck a brace after comeback-man Rupinder Pal Singh opened the scoring as India's men's hockey thumped Australia 'A' 3-0.
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India's exuberance falls short against experienced South Korea in another frustrating final defeat
India's management has been quite obsessed with ‘young legs’, but it ironically was not the ‘ageing’ but ‘mature’ legs of the South Koreans who outsmarted India
Indian men's hockey team pulled off a sensational 4-2 win over New Zealand. Rupinder Pal Singh (2', 34'), Mandeep Singh (15') and Harmanpreet Singh (38') scored for India while Stephen Jenness (26', 55') scored a brace for the visitors.
India, who have rested many senior players for the tournament, had lost their opener to Argentina 2-3 before drawing 1-1 with England.
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018: India squander scoring chances as match against England ends in stalemate
It was India's first point in the tournament after having lost 2-3 to Olympic champions Argentina in their tournament opener on Saturday at the Sultan Azlan Shah Stadium.
Highlights, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018, India vs England: Both teams share spoils after hard-fought game
Catch the live score and updates from the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 match between India and England
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018: Gonzalo Peillat's hat-trick helps Argentina edge past India in opening match
All the goals of the rain-affected match came off penalty corners with Peillat sounding the board in the 13th, 24th and 33rd minutes while Amit Rohidas (26th, 31st) scored for India.
Four Nations Invitational Hockey: India edge past Belgium in match punctuated by defensive brain fades
Great moves, smart deceptive play punctuated by defensive brain fades but a match that India would like to remember in a year that should see them march up the rankings, one tiny step after the other.
Four Nations Invitational Hockey: India's control in midfield, compact defence paved way for big win over Japan
On a windy day, interspersed with rain, India threw up a raft of ideas in the midfield, controlled the right flank and showed compactness in the defence which the Japanese couldn’t breach
Having received his first ever call-up in the Indian men's core probable group, young goalkeeper Suraj Karkera wants to make the most of this opportunity without getting too ambitious.