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    Manpreet adjudged AHF Junior Men's Player of the Year
    New Delhi, Sep 1 : Indian midfielder Manpreet Singh was named the Junior Men's Player of the Year by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) at its Congress held in Kuala Lumpur Sunday.

    India start Asian Games hockey against Sri Lanka
    New Delhi, Aug 31 : The Indian men's hockey team will take on Sri Lanka Sep 21 while the women will clash against Thailand Sep 22 in their opening matches of the 17th Asian Games to be held in Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 3.

    Sports minister pays tribute to Dhyan Chand on 109th birth anniversary
    New Delhi, Aug 29 : Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Friday paid rich tributes to Major Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary and hoped the new generation could take some inspiration from the legendary hockey player.

    PM pays tribute to hockey legend Dhyan Chand
    New Delhi, Aug 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary, which is being celebrated every year as National Sports Day.

    Oltmans to conduct clinic for hockey coaches
    New Delhi, Aug 26 : To keep coaches up-to-date and in line with the latest information and developments in international hockey, the Indian team's high performance director, Roelant Oltmans, will conduct a one-day high performance coaching clinic with around 30 coaches at Rajiv Gandhi Sports ...

    When Djokovic was floored by ice hockey ace on tennis court!
    New York, Aug 23 : Swedish ice hockey goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, who plays for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League, made an electric return to town following a summer break in his homeland and beat world number one Novak Djokovic.

    Cash crunch hits Pakistan hockey's Asiad preparations
    Karachi, Aug 23 : A severe cash crunch has struck Pakistan hockey team's preparations for the Asian Games. The record eight-time champions hopes of defending their title is in jeopardy as the team's Europe tour to prepare for the Incheon Asian Games, Sep 19-Oct, now looks doubtful.

    Indian hockey team keen to end 16-year wait for Asian Games gold
    New Delhi, Aug 21 : India hockey captain Sardar Singh and chief coach Terry Walsh Thursday expressed the hope that the team would end its 16-year-long wait for the Asian Games gold at the South Korean city of Incheon next month.

    Hockey India inducts Hockey Madhya Pradesh
    New Delhi, Aug 21 : Hockey India (HI) Thursday added its 23rd associate member by welcoming on board Hockey Madhya Pradesh, previously known as Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association (MPHA).

    Hockey India secretary general calls Kapil Dev 'opportunist'
    New Delhi, Aug 20 : Disgruntled Hockey India (HI) secretary Narinder Batra Wednesday launched a tirade against cricket legend Kapil Dev, who headed the Arjuna Awards selection committee, calling him an opportunist and said the World Cup-winning captain settled an old score with him by ignoring ...

    India grouped with Pakistan in Asian Games hockey
    New Delhi, Aug 20 : With the forthcoming 17th Asian Games set to commence Sep 19, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Wednesday announced the pools for both men's and women's events.

    HI secretary general wages war against sports ministry, SAI
    New Delhi, Aug 19 : Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra has filed a Right To Information (RTI) petition against Ajit Sharan, secretary, ministry of sports, and Sports Authority of India (SAI) director general Jiji Thomson after the national junior women's hockey camp that was slated ...

    Jamaica to host round one of Hockey World League
    Kingston, Aug 19 : Jamaica will be hosting round one of the Hockey World League at the newly-laid multi-million dollar artificial turf at the Mona Hockey Field in St Andrew from Sep 30 to Oct 5.

    Hockey India questions Arjuna Awards selection committee
    New Delhi, Aug 13 : Hockey India (HI) Wednesday blasted the Kapil Dev-led Arjuna Awards selection committee after none of the seven players it had recommended were chosen for the prestigious award.

    Dhyan Chand deserved Bharat Ratna last year itself: Aslam Sher Khan
    Bhopal, Aug 12, : Former hockey player Aslam Sher Khan has said that Dhyan Chand should have been awarded the Bharat Ratna instead of Sachin last year.

    Milkha delighted with Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna
    Chandigarh, Aug 12 : India's legendary athlete Milkha Singh Tuesday was delighted with the news of hockey wizard late Dhyan Chand being recommended for the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award.

    Home ministry recommends Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna
    New Delhi, Aug 12 : The home ministry Tuesday recommended the name of legendary hockey player late Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country.

    Nanjing 2014, a precursor to Rio 2016
    Nanjing (China), Aug 12 : The second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing is seen as a Games of many firsts, as rugby sevens, Hockey5s, golf, 3x3 basketball, beach volleyball and showcase events such as sport climbing, roller sports, skateboarding and wushu make their debut.

    Zeeshan, Gurmail, Thakkar nominated for Dhyan Chand Award
    New Delhi, Aug 11 : Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali, Olmypic hockey gold medallist Gurmail Singh and 1951 Asian Games diving champion K.P Thakkar were Monday nominated for the Dhyan Chand Award, India's highest sporting award for life time achievement.

    Parupalli Kashyap bags gold, India finish fifth with 64 medals
    Glasgow, Aug 3 : Parupalli Kashyap broke a 32-year jinx to claim the men's singles badminton gold, while the women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa as also the men's hockey team clinched silvers to cap an creditable Indian showing at the 20th Commonwealth Games which closed Sunday.

    India lose to Australia, get silver in men's hockey
    Glasgow, Aug 3 : Reminiscent of the 2010 Games' final, India again lost to Australia in men's hockey final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games -- but this time the margin was halved to 0-4 -- and settled for the silver medal at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here Sunday.

    Kabaddi is now cool sport, thanks to Bollywood, corporates (Sports ...
    By Abhishek Roy, New Delhi, Aug 3 : Kabaddi, an indigenous contact sport in India, is witnessing a resurgence, thanks to big-time commercial sponsorship and prime-time TV patronage. Riding on the IPL-style hockey and football leagues, kabaddi has come up with not one but two leagues to complement ...

    India eye a better show against Australia in CWG hockey final
    Glasgow, Aug 2 : In a repeat of the 2010 final, India will take on defending champions Australia in Sunday's title clash after they stole a stunning come-from-behind 3-2 win over higher ranked New Zealand in the men's hockey semi-final of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey ...

    India to face Australia in hockey final
    Glasgow, Aug 2 : In a repeat of the 2010 final, India will take on defending champions Australia in Sunday's title clash after they stole a stunning come-from-behind 3-2 win over higher ranked New Zealand in the men's hockey semi-final of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey ...

    Indian women's hockey team finish 5th in CWG
    Glasgow, Aug 1 : The Indian women's hockey team defeated hosts Scotland 2-1 in the 5-6 position classification match to end fifth at the Commonwealth Games here Friday.

    India face New Zealand in semis without Sardar
    Glasgow, Aug 1 : The Indian men's hockey team will clash with New Zealand in the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games Saturday but without their captain Sardar Singh.

    India beat South Africa 5-2, qualify for hockey semis
    Glasgow, July 31 : The Indian men's hockey team won their fourth and final Pool A game 5-2 against South Africa Thursday to qualify for the Commonwealth Games semi-finals where they will take on New Zealand at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here Saturday.

    India eye 5th place finish in CWG women's hockey
    Glasgow, July 31 : After failing to qualify for the semifinals, the Indian women's hockey team will take on hosts Scotland in the 5-6 position playoff at the Commonwealth Games here Friday.

    India hopeful of beating South Africa for semi-final berth
    Glasgow, July 30 : India will be looking to erase memories of their loss to Australia when they face-off against South Africa in their last group match for a place in the semi-finals of the men's hockey competition of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Thursday.

    Manpreet, Chandi get 100th international cap
    Glasgow, July 29 : India mid-fielder Manpreet Singh and forward Gurwinder Singh Chandi got their 100th cap against Australia in their penultimate group game in the hockey competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.

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