Defending champions India will begin their campaign in the 5th Asian Women's Champions Trophy hockey tournament against Japan on 13 May at the Donghae City in Korea
Commonwealth Games 2018: Rani Rampal says, women's hockey team determined to end 12-year medal drought
"We are here to finish on the podium and nothing less," expressed India women's Hockey captain Rani Rampal
Two goals in the 1st quarter by Gurjit and Deepika put India in a commanding position while Poonam Rani's field goal in the 47th minute secured the victory for the visitors
Goals for India were scored by Poonam Rani (6th minute), skipper Rani Rampal (27th minute) and Gurjit Kaur (32nd minute) while Yurim Lee (10th) and Jungeun Seo (31st) scored for the hosts.
Defender Sunita Lakra will be Rani's deputy during the trip. With celebrated goalkeeper Savita rested for the tour, Rajani Etimarpu will be joined by debutant Swati to guard the Indian goalpost in Korea.
Former captain Ritu Rani shunned retirement to make a comeback in the Indian team after a seven-month sabbatical as Hockey India announced an 18-member Indian squad for the women's Hockey World League Round 2, to be held in Canada from 1 April.
Forward Vandana Katariya will captain Indian senior women's hockey team in the Test Series against Australia to be played at Melbourne.
India put a valiant fight before going down 2-3 to China in their last group match, but still qualified for the women's ACT hockey final.
Javelin thrower Annu Rani smashed her own national record and in the process became the first Indian woman to cross the 60m mark on the third and penultimate day of the 56th Open National Athletics Championships in Lucknow on Thursday.
The Haryana Government announced the appointment of Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik as Wrestling Director at Rohtak University.
36 years after they last walked on an Olympic pitch, the Indian women's hockey team took on Japan in the opening match of their 2016 Rio Olympics campaign, and made a spirited comeback after being 0-2 down to draw 2-2.
India will clash against Japan when they clash in their women's hockey opener in a pool B match of the Rio Olympics in Rio on Sunday.
The India women's hockey team beat Canada 3-1 in their second consecutive encounter on the USA tour in Manheim on Saturday.
Defender Sushila Chanu will lead the 16-member Indian women's hockey team at the forthcoming Olympic Games to be held at Rio de Janeiro from August 5 to 21.
Defender Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam will lead a 17-member Indian women's hockey team in a four-nation tournament in Darwin, Australia starting May 30.
Poonam Rani's 150th appearance marked by India women's 0-1 loss to New Zealand in Hawke's Bay Cup opening game
India walked away from the first quarter with a clean sheet, but New Zealand took the lead through an Olivia Merry field goal in the second quarter.
The Indians completely dominated their opening match, but their wayward strikers could score just three out of 22 shots during the match as against one by Thailand.
Jaspreet Kaur scored a brace while Poonam Rani and Rani Rampal hit a goal apiece for the winners. Brienne Stairs and Karli Johansen scored a goal apiece for Canada.
Poonam completed her 100th international match during the Indian eves European Tour against Ireland last week, Chanchan achieved the feat during India's opening match of the Champions Challenge 1 in Scotland against Korea yesterday.