Sardar says he’s not done yet, eyes 2020 Olympics for parting shot
Sardar says he's not done yet, eyes 2020 Olympics for parting shot


NEW DELHI: He might be standing at the twilight of his career, but former hockey captain Sardar Singh is not done yet and wants to give himself a chance till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before deciding on his illustrious career. Talismanic midfielder Sardar, of late, has been in and out of the team as the

Skipper Manpreet Singh Team raring to go: Skipper Manpreet Singh

Skipper Manpreet Singh: As the Indian men’s hockey team reported for their national camp at Sports Authority of India here on Monday, one thing that was quite visible was the energy that all the 33 players carried. After having ended the 2017 season by winning the bronze medal in the Odisha Men’s Hockey World League final in Bhubaneswar,

Odisha, Punjab in hockey semis in Khelo India School Games Odisha, Punjab in hockey semis in Khelo India School Games

Odisha, Punjab in hockey semis in Khelo India School Games: Title contenders Odisha and Punjab registered easy wins over Delhi and Karnataka respectively to advance to the semi-finals of the boys’ hockey competition in the Khelo India School Games here today. Odisha beat Delhi 5-1 while Punjab thrashed Karnataka 7-1 in the quarterfinal matches at Dhyan Chand

Punjab, Haryana win in Khelo India girls hockey Punjab, Haryana win in Khelo India girls hockey

Punjab, Haryana win in Khelo India girls hockey: Punjab and Haryana overpowered their rivals to notch up their second consecutive victories in the girls’ hockey competition of the Khelo India School Games at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. Punjab beat Odisha 7-2 in pool B, while Haryana brushed aside Uttar Pradesh’s challenge 3-0 in Pool A. In other

Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women's national camp Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women’s national camp

Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women’s national camp NEW DELHI: Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday named 21 players for the Junior women’s national camp starting Thursday at the Eklavya Sports Stadium in Agra. The players will train together till February 24. Among the national campers Bichu Devi Kharibam of the MP Hockey Academy, Salima

India lose to Belgium in final of four-nation hockey tourney
India lose to Belgium in final of four-nation hockey tourney

India lose to Belgium in final of four-nation hockey tourney HAMILTON:India Suffered a heartbreaking loss to Belgium via penalty shootout after holding the World No. 3 side to 4-4 in regulation time in the final of the Four-Nations Invitational Tournament’s second leg here. It was Felix Denayer, Sebastien Dockier and Arthur van Doren who scored

India beat Japan 4-2 to enter four-nation tournament final
India beat Japan 4-2 to enter four-nation tournament final

India beat Japan 4-2 to enter four-nation tournament final HAMILTON:Indian men’s hockey team defeated Japan 4-2 to remain unbeaten in the second-leg of the Four-Nation Invitational Tournament, here today. After stunning victories against New Zealand (3-2) and Belgium (5-4), India overcame Japanese challenge with late strikes from Mandeep Singh (58th minute) and Ramandeep Singh (58th).

Four Nations hockey: India to take on Japan in last pool match
Four Nations hockey: India to take on Japan in last pool match

Four Nations hockey: Indian hockey men’s team will take on Japan in the last pool stage match at the second leg of the Four Nations Invitational Tournament here at the Gallagher Hockey Stadium in Hamilton on Saturday.India had previously defeated Japan 6-0 in the first leg at Tauranga. While the team will look to clinch a third-straight

India beat New Zealand 3-2 in second leg of 4-nation hockey tourney opener
India beat New Zealand 3-2 in second leg of 4-nation hockey tourney opener

HAMILTON: Indian men’s hockey team registered a fighting 3-2 win over hosts New Zealand in their opening match at the second-leg of Four-Nation Invitational Tournament, here. Lalit Upadhyay (7th minute), Harjeet Singh (32nd) and Rupinder Pal Singh (36th) scored for India while New Zealand’s goals came from sticks of Daniel Harris (23rd) and Kane Russell

India lose 1-2 to Belgium in final encounter
India lose 1-2 to Belgium in final encounter

India lose 1-2 to Belgium in final encounter TAURANGA: India went down fighting to Belgium 1-2 in a thrilling final match of the first leg of the Four Nations Invitational tournament at the Blake Park here on Sunday. Tom Boon (4th minute) and Sebastien Dockier (36th) found the target for Belgium while Mandeep Singh (19th)

India lose to Belgium in final of 4-nation hockey meet

Tauranga (New Zealand), Jan 21, India lost 1-2 to Belgium in the final of the first leg of the Four Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament at the Blake Park here on Sunday. Tom Boon’s fourth-minute strike gave Belgium the lead but Mandeep Singh pulled India level in the 19th minute. Sébastien Dockier came up with the

India beat New Zealand to reach Four Nations hockey tourney final
India beat New Zealand to reach Four Nations hockey tourney final

India beat New Zealand to reach Four Nations hockey tourney final: Tauranga (New Zealand), (Jan 20) India thrashed hosts New Zealand 3-1 in the third match of the Four Nations hockey tourney final on Saturday to set up their summit clash against Olympic silver medallist Belgium here on Sunday.India scored through Harmanpreet Singh, Dilpreet Singh and

India thrash Japan 6–0 in four-nation tourney
India thrash Japan 6–0 in four-nation tourney

TAURANGA: India got off to a winning start in the double leg Four Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament, notching a comfortable 6-0 win against Japan at the Blake Park here on Wednesday. Rupinder Pal Singh (7th minute), Vivek Sagar Prasad 12th, 28th), Dilpreet Singh 35th, 45th) and Harmanpreet Singh (41st) scored in India’s win.The team got

Gold at CWG, Asiad our main targets: Hockey captain Manpreet

Bengaluru, Jan 12, India’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh on Friday declared that the side’s ambition in 2018 was to win the gold medal in Commonwealth Games and clinch the Asian Games gold for the second consecutive time. Manpreet felt that the bronze medal in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final in December 2017 gave

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Hockey players now happy with proper facilities in Imphal

Hockey Players, who are participating in the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship (B Division), have been provided better facilities in their accommodation after they had complained initially over the lack of basic facilities. This change about came after ANI reported the story and made the problems of the athletes heard.The players are now getting heaters, proper

Goalkeeper Sreejesh returns Indian hockey squad
Goalkeeper Sreejesh returns to Indian hockey squad

Goalkeeper Sreejesh returns Indian hockey squad: New Delhi, Seasoned goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh returned to the Indian hockey squad after a gap of eight months as he overcame a knee injury. He was named on Monday in a young squad for the Four Nations Invitational Tournament in New Zealand starting on January 17. Sreejesh, currently a part

Senior National Hockey C'ship: SAI taste defeat on Day 1
Senior National Hockey C’ship: SAI taste defeat on Day 1

SAI taste defeat Day 1: Central Secretariat defeated Sports Authority of India (SAI) 3-2 in the closely-fought Pool A match in the opening match of the Day One at the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018 (B Division). It was Central Secretariat, who took an early 2-0 lead with goals from Jayesh Jadhav

Hockey India names 33 players for junior men's national camp
Hockey India names 33 players for junior men’s national camp

Hockey India names 33 players junior men national camp: Hockey India today named a 33- member core probables for a junior men’s national camp, to be held in Bengaluru from January 7 to March 15. The players will train under coach Jude Felix.The camp includes Mandeep Mor, Pratap Lakra, Pankaj Rajak, Harmanjit Singh, Vishal Singh,

Hockey India names 33 players
Hockey India names 33 players for Women’s National Camp

Hockey India on Tuesday named 33 players for the Indian women’s national camp, which is slated to be held in Sports Authority of India (SAI), Bengaluru from January 3. The 21-day camp that concludes on January 24 will lay the foundation for a crucial year for the women who will take part in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April,

Australia wins Hockey World League title
Australia wins Men’s Hockey World League title

Australia wins Hockey World League title. Australia have defended the Hockey World League title by claiming a 2-1 triumph over reigning Olympic champions Argentina, bringing the curtain down on ten pulsating days of world class hockey at the Kalinga Stadium.The match came to life in the second quarter when Jeremy Hayward slammed a low penalty