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India hockey eves aim for winning start at Junior Asia Cup (Preview)
Changzhou (China), Sep 4 : Following a month-long preparation camp, the Indian girls hockey team is all set to start on a winning note when they take on North Korea in their Junior Asia Cup opener here on Saturday.
Women's Junior Asia Cup hockey very important: Navjot
Changzhou (China), Sep 2 : Indian junior women's team midfielder Navjot Kaur said on Wednesday that the Asia Cup where the side will take part is very important as it gives an opportunity to qualify for the 2016 Junior World Cup.
'Indian junior hockey eves have to close gaps'
Changzhou (China), Sep 1 : Indian junior women's hockey team goalkeeper Inderpreet Kaur on Tuesday said that teammates have to step up at the Junior Asia Cup to close the gaps in the field.
Indian hockey camp from September 5
New Delhi, Aug 31 : The Indian hockey team will take part in a preparatory camp at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from September 5 to 29 to train for the Hockey World League (HWL) Final to be held in Raipur from November 27 to December 6.
Olympic qualification dream come true: Women's hockey captain Ritu
New Delhi, Aug 30 : With the Indian women's hockey team earning the Olympic qualification after 36 long years, skipper Ritu Rani said on Sunday that representing the country at the quadrennial extravaganza is a dream come true for the team.
Sania gets Khel Ratna, Arjuna awards for 12 others
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Tennis star Sania Mirza received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honour on Saturday, while 12 others, including ace shooter Jitu Rai and hockey goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh were conferred with the Arjuna award.
India women's hockey team qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Indian women's hockey team will return to the Olympics after of 36 years as it qualified for next year's Rio Games.
Skipper Ritu Rani calls on Indian eves to `work harder` for Rio ...
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Indian women's hockey team captain Ritu Rani has insisted that her side will have to 'work harder' in order to succeed at the Rio Olympics next year.
Indian women's hockey team qualifies for 2016 Olympics
London, Aug 29 : England ensured that India qualified for the Olympics after 36 years when they defeated Spain to enter the final of the ongoing EuroHockey Championships here.
Sonowal pays tribute to Major Dhyan Chand at National Stadium
New Delhi, Aug. 29 : Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid homage to hockey icon and legend Major Dhyan Chand on his 110th birth anniversary here on Saturday.
Modi pays tribute to Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his 110th birth anniversary and extended best wishes to all sports enthusiasts across the country on the occasion of the National Sports Day.
PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to Major Dhyan Chand on National ...
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day.
India's women hockey team qualifies for 2016 Olympic Games
New Delhi, Aug.29 : The Indian women's hockey team has qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
PM Modi pays tribute to Dhyan Chand, sports enthusiasts on National ...
New Delhi, Aug.29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to hockey icon and legend Major Dhyan Chand on his 110 th birth anniversary and all sports enthusiasts across the country on the occasion of National Sports Day.
Junior women's hockey team has more stamina now: Coach
New Delhi, Aug 28 : Indian girls' hockey team chief coach Mathias Ahrens said here on Friday that his side has improved its skills and stamina during the preparatory camp for the seventh Junior Asia Cup to take place in Changzou, China, from September 5 to 13.
NSDC releases grant to FICCI to focus on sports sector skill council
New Delhi, Aug.28 : Every year, FICCI celebrates National Sports Day, which falls on August 29, to mark the birth anniversary of hockey legend, 'The Wizard' Major Dhyan Chand, who is one of the most respected legendary figures in India and world hockey.
Spanish men's hockey team secures 2016 Olympics berth
London, Aug 27 : The Spanish men's hockey team on Thursday qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after Ireland lost to the Netherlands in the semi-finals of the Unibet EuroHockey Championship here.
Amazon.in launches dedicated store for National Sports Day
New Delhi, August 27, 2015: In a bid to commemorate National Sports Day which falls on August 29 and marks the birth anniversary of India's hockey legend Dhyan Chand, Amazon.in is launching a dedicated National Sports Day store which goes live tomorrow.
Shahnaz resigns as Pakistan hockey coach
Islamabad, Aug 27 : Pakistan hockey coach Shahnaz Sheikh stepped down on Thursday after the team failed to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.
Indian junior hockey team eager to play Pakistan
Shilaroo (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 26 : The Indian junior hockey team are preparing hard and eagerly waiting for the fifth Sultan of Johor Cup where they will open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on October 11.
Sardar, Dwyer, Furste, Hauke among 276 for HIL players' auction
New Delhi, Aug 24 : India captain Sardar Singh, five-time world hockey player of the year Jamie Dwyer of Australia, talismanic German midfielders Moritz Furste and Tobias Hauke will be among the 276 players who will be part of the Hockey India League (HIL) players' auction to be held here on ...
Junior women's hockey team ready: Forward Anupa
New Delhi, Aug 23 : Indian women's junior hockey team forward Anupa Barla said the side is positive and gearing up for the seventh Junior Asia Cup slated to begin on September 5 in Changzhou, China.
Young defender Tirkey confident ahead of Malaysia tourney
New Delhi, Aug 22 : Young defender Dipsan Tirkey is determined to produce a dominant performance when the India U-21 men's hockey team attempts to defend its crown at the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup at Johor Bahru, Malaysia from October 11 to 18.
Hockey India League players' auction on September 17
New Delhi, Aug 21 : The players' auction of the fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) will be held here on September 17.
Captain Rani binds hockey team together: Jaspreet
New Delhi, Aug 20 : Indian junior women's hockey team drag flicker Jaspreet Kaur on Thursday said that her captain Rani Rampal plays a major role in binding the team together.
Indian hockey umpire Joshi to officiate globally
New Delhi, Aug 19 : National level Indian umpire Deepak Joshi was on Wednesday promoted to the international stage by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
Raipur to host Hockey World League Final
New Delhi, Aug 18 : The 2015 Hockey World League (HWL) Final will be held in Chhattisgarh capital Raipur from November 27 to December 6.
Inderpreet among best junior hockey goalkeepers: Captain
New Delhi, Aug 16 : Indian junior women's hockey captain Rani Rampal has praised goalkeeper Inderpreet Kaur as among the best in the world.
Must improve penalty corner conversion: Hockey skipper Sardar
New Delhi, Aug 15 : Praising his teammates for a creditable performance during their recent European tour, Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh said on Saturday that the players need to improve their penalty corner conversion before the FIH World League Final later in the year.
Sania to get Khel Ratna, Arjuna awards for Sreejesh, Rohit, Rai
New Delhi, Aug 14 : The sports ministry on Friday confirmed that tennis icon Sania Mirza will be awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honour, while 17 others, including cricketer Rohit Sharma, hockey goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh and ace shooter Jitu Rai will be given ...