2018 Hockey WC: India cruise into quarter-final round
2018 Hockey WC: India cruise into quarter-final round


2018 Hockey WC: Indian team cemented their spot in the quarter-final round of the ongoing Men’s Hockey World Cup after defeating Canada 5-1 in their last Pool C match here at the Kalinga Stadium on Saturday. After Belgium secured a dominating 5-1 victory over South Africa in the first Pool C match of the day,

Sudarsan Pattnaik creates special sand art welcoming Hockey World Cup

Sudarsan Pattnaik creates special sand art welcoming Hockey World Cup. International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has welcomed the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup by creating a sand sculpture at Puri Beach in Odisha. Depicting a traditional Boita (boat) through sand sculpture, the message on the same read, “‘Welcome to Odisha, Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018.”

India, Pak declared joint-winners of Asian Champions Trophy

India, Pak declared joint-winners of Asian Champions Trophy . Indian and Pakistan were declared as the joint winners of the fifth edition of the men’s Asian Champions Trophy here on Sunday after the final of the competition was abandoned due to bad weather conditions. India was looking to defend their title, which they won back

India focused on retaining Asian Champions Trophy: Harmanpreet India focused on retaining Asian Champions Trophy: Harmanpreet

India focused on retaining Asian Champions Trophy: Harmanpreet. India’s ace penalty corner shooter Harmanpreet Singh said the team is focused on retaining the Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018, which is currently underway at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex here. “The Indian team goes out looking for early goals every time,” said Harmanpreet, who scored three

Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad elected Hockey India president

Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad elected Hockey India president . Hockey Bihar’s Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad has been elected as the new president of Hockey India following the 8th Hockey India Congress and Elections on Monday. After being elected unopposed, Ahmad, who formerly held the secretary general post, will take over from outgoing president Rajinder Singh from October

Former Indian skipper Sardar Singh likely to retire from hockey
Former Indian skipper Sardar Singh likely to retire from hockey

Former Indian skipper Sardar Singh is likely to announce his retirement from International hockey. In a telephonic interview with ANI, the 32-year-old said that he is currently in discussion with his family about the retirement. He further stated that he would hold a press conference where he will give out all the details regarding his retirement plans.“I

Asian Games: Indian Women's Hockey team swats away Kazakhstan 21-0
Asian Games: Indian Women’s Hockey team swats away Kazakhstan 21-0

Asian Games: Indian Women’s Hockey team swats away Kazakhstan 21-0. The Indian Women’s Hockey Team on Tuesday obliterated Kazakhstan in their second Pool B match, registering a 21-0 score to win their second consecutive match at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games here. The World No. 9 Indian team exhibited their superiority over the minnows with a dominant performance,

Akshay Kumar meets ‘living hockey legend’ Balbir Singh

Akshay Kumar meets ‘living hockey legend’ Balbir Singh. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Monday met the ‘living hockey legend’, Balbir Singh. Kumar took to Twitter to praise Balbir Singh, stating that he was a part of the winning team that brought home the first prestigious Gold for India back in 1948. Balbir Singh is a three-time Olympic gold champion. He played a

Hockey WC: India eves lose to Ireland in penalty shootout

Hockey WC: India eves lose to Ireland in penalty shootout. Playing a first quarter final since 1978, the Indian Women’s hockey team crashed out of the Women’s World Cup on Thursday as they were pipped by Ireland in the penalty shootout. A goalless game was hotly contested right till the end, with the Irish bettering the Indians in creating meaningful chances. They made

'Soorma' movie review: Unassumingly inspiring, heart-warming
‘Soorma’ movie review: Unassumingly inspiring, heart-warming

Film: “Soorma“ Director: Shaad Ali Cast: Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi, Kulbushan Kharbanda, Vijay Raaz, Mahabir Bhullar, Satish Kaushik Rating: ***1/2 Shaad Ali’s “Soorma” is a remarkable story of hope and inspiration based on the life of Sandeep Singh, the former captain of the Indian Hockey team. Narrated from Harpreet Kaur’s point of view,

'Soorma' is a must watch: Sachin Tendulkar
‘Soorma’ is a must watch: Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar gave a thumbs up to Diljit Dosanjh’s upcoming flick, ‘Soorma’ after attending the screening of the film. ‘Soorma’ is based on the life of legendary hockey player Sandeep Singh.Taking to his Twitter, Tendulkar stated that the movie is a must watch as he praised the

Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh
Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh

New Delhi – Former India hockey team captain Sandeep Singh has given a thumbs up to sports films. Singh, on whom the forthcoming film “Soorma” is based, says sports biopics can play an important role in doing away with drugs in India. Movies such as “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, “Mary Kom”, “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story”

Sandeep Singh's father gifts son's hockey stick to Diljit Dosanjh
Sandeep Singh’s father gifts son’s hockey stick to Diljit Dosanjh

Sandeep Singh’s father gifts son’s hockey stick to Diljit Dosanjh. Hockey legend Sandeep Singh‘s father gifted his son’s personal hockey stick to actor Diljit Dosanjh, who is all set to play Sandeep’s character in his biopic, ‘Soorma’. Dosanjh, who visited Singh’s hometown of Shahabad in Haryana, met the latter’s family. The singer-actor took to his

Diljit Dosanjh to visit hockey legend Sandeep Singh’s hometown

Diljit Dosanjh to visit hockey legend Sandeep Singh’s hometown. Ahead of the release of ‘Soorma’- the biopic based on the hockey legend Sandeep Singh, actor Diljit Dosanjh, who is playing the titular role, will visit his hometown in Shahabad, Haryana. Diljit, along with the movie’s director Shaad Ali, will also be visiting the actual locations

Akshay Kumar romances Mouni Roy in 'Gold' track
Akshay Kumar romances Mouni Roy in ‘Gold’ track

New Delhi (ANI): The much-anticipated romantic song from Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Gold’ is finally out. Titled ‘Naino Ne Baandhi’, the slow-paced romantic number features Akshay Kumar romancing his on-screen lady love, Mouni Roy.Akshay took to Twitter to announce the release of his new song. “And here is #Gold’s first song and my personal favourite #NainoSeBaandhi

Hockey Champions Trophy: India Draw 1-1 vs Netherlands to reach final

Hockey Champions Trophy: India Draw 1-1 vs Netherlands to reach final. The Indian men’s hockey team held their nerves with stunning teamwork to draw 1-1 with the Netherlands as they romped into the final against Australia at the Rabobank Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy Breda 2018 here on Saturday. This is only the second time in

India's hockey legend hails 'Gold' trailer
India’s hockey legend hails ‘Gold’ trailer

India’s hockey legend hails ‘Gold’ trailer. The trailer of Akshay Kumar’s upcoming sports drama ‘Gold’ has been creating waves ever since its release. It garnered immense appreciation not just from the critics and Bollywood celebs, but Hockey player Balbir Singh Sr. as well. Singh liked the trailer so much that he couldn’t stop himself from

Soorma’ anthem from Diljit and Taapsee starer is full of inspiration

Soorma’ anthem from Diljit and Taapsee starer is full of inspiration. The ‘Soorma’ anthem has finally released and the moving music has left everyone in awe. The breathtaking number has been sung by Shankar Mahadevan and the lyrics have been penned by Gulzar. The video features glimpses from the earlier released trailer, showing Sandeep Singh’s

Taapsee Pannu shares ‘Soorma’ tales on social media

Taapsee Pannu shares ‘Soorma’ tales on social media. Actress Taapsee Pannu took to social media to share the tales of the hard work that went behind the portrayal of her character for Sandeep Singh’s biopic ‘Soorma’. While sharing the video, she wrote, “Between my craziness n madness I learnt a little bit of this wonderful

Rampal's late strike hands India 3-2 win over Spain
Rampal’s late strike hands India 3-2 win over Spain

MADRID: Skipper Rani Rampal scored a late winner as Indian women’s hockey team dished out a spirited performance to beat Spain 3-2 in the third game and register their first win of the five-match series at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium here.By virtue of this win late last night, India and Spain are