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India ready to take on Sri Lanka in Asiad hockey opener
Incheon, Sep 20 : The Indian men's hockey team aim to start their Asian Games campaign on a winning note when they take on Sri Lanka in their first pool match at the Soenhak Hockey Stadium here Sunday.
Punjab CM recommends hockey legend Balbir for Bharat Ratna
Chandigarh, Sep 19 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday recommended three-time Olympic gold medallist and hockey legend Balbir Singh (Senior) for the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award.
Sardar leads Indian contingent at Asiad opening ceremony
Incheon, Sep 19 : Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh led the country's Asian Games contingent at the Opening Ceremony held at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium here Friday.
HI inducts Hockey Village India
New Delhi, Sep 19 : Hockey India (HI) Friday inducted Hockey Village India (HVI) as an Academy Member to reach out to underprivileged children who are keen to make a career in the sport.
'Indian hockey forwards ready for Lanka challenge'
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 19 : Indian hockey team striker Gurwinder Singh Chandi said the forward line has worked hard to iron out its flaws and be more clinical in front of goal, before facing Sri Lanka in the opening match of the 2014 Asian Games here Sunday.
Sardar named India's flag bearer for Asian Games
New Delhi, Sep 18 : Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh will be the country's flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the 17th Asian Games to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon Friday.
Hockey India inducts new Associate Member
New Delhi, Sep 18 : Hockey India (HI) Thursday announced Major Ports Sports Control Board as its 23rd Associate Member.
Forwards at an advantage in new hockey format: Raghunath
New Delhi, Sep 18 : The Indian men's hockey team's strategy and tactics will be up for scrutiny during the Asian Games as the sport begins a new era under a fresh format, introduced in a bid to make the game faster.
'Women's hockey team keen to rectify CWG mistakes'
Incheon, Sep 18 : With just a day remaining for the opening of the 17th Asian Games, the Indian women's hockey team is busy making last-minute preparations and keen to avoid past mistakes, eyeing a winning start to their campaign.
Shiv Naresh to continue as Hockey India kit providers
New Delhi, Sep 17 : Hockey India (HI) Wednesday extended their contract with kit providers Shiv Naresh for the national teams as well as the annual Hockey India League (HIL).
Sreejesh key pillar of our fort: Sunil
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 17 : India's hockey forward S.V. Sunil Wednesday heaped praise on vice captain P.R. Sreejesh for being the pillar of strength for the team and also credited the Kerala goalkeeper for helping him evolve as a player.
New hockey format will be an advantage, says Sreejesh
Incheon (South Korea), Sep 16 : The new format of hockey will add a lot of zing to the sport as players will be able to re-energise themselves during the break between the quarters which will be an advantage for teams, including India, goalkeeper and vice-captain P.R. Sreejesh said Tuesday.
United Singhs thrash Yo Yo Tigers in WKL
Bhatinda, Sep 15 : The United Singhs thrashed Yo Yo Tigers 67-35 in the Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) at Rajindra College Hockey Stadium here Monday.
Champions Trophy: India clubbed with Netherlands, Germany
New Delhi, Sep 15 : India have been clubbed with World No.2 the Netherlands and World No.3 Germany in the eight-team Champions Trophy slated for Dec 6-14 in Bhubaneswar, it was announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Monday.
Former Slovak hockey player Miroslav Hlinka commits suicide
Bratislava, Sep 15 : Former Slovak ice hockey national team player Miroslav Hlinka Sunday committed suicide at the age of 42, police said.
Vancouver Lions beat Punjab Thunder 57-46 in WKL
Bathinda, Sep 14 : Vancouver Lions beat Punjab Thunders 57-46 in a hotly-contested Wave World Kabbadi League (WKL) encounter at the Rajindra College Hockey Stadium here Sunday.
HIL Mumbai franchise has new owners
New Delhi, Sep 14 : After Mumbai Magicians owners Dabur Group pulled out of the Hockey India League (HIL), DoIT Sports Management (India) Pvt Ltd bought the Mumbai franchise Sunday.
Indian women's hockey team departs for Asian Games
New Delhi, Sep 13 : The Indian women's hockey team departed from here Saturday to participate in the 17th Asian Games to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4.
HIL unveils Pune franchise
New Delhi, Sep 12 : The third edition of Hockey India League (HIL) early next year will see the addition of the Pune franchise which was bought by Deccan Water Treatment Pvt. Ltd. owner Anibran Sarkar Friday.
Indian hockey juniors camp from Saturday
New Delhi, Sep 12 : The Indian men's hockey junior core probables will train at a camp at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from Saturday to prepare for the fourth Sultan of Johor Cup to be held in Malaysia Oct 10-20.
Forgesson, Russell announce retirement from hockey
Auckland, Sep 11 : New Zealand midfielder Krystal Forgesson and goalkeeper Bianca Russell Thursday announced their retirement from international hockey.
Indian hockey team departs for Asian Games
New Delhi, Sep 11 : The Indian men's hockey team departed for South Korea from here Thursday to participate in the Incheon Asian Games from Sep 19 to Oct 4.
Hockey teams cannot get fazed by distractions: Walsh
New Delhi, Sep 10 : India men's hockey coach Terry Walsh said the exclusion of some of the key support staff for the Asian Games are "distractions" but his team was focused on doing well in ending the 18-year wait for the gold medal in the South Korean city of Incheon.
Hockey India blasts sports ministry's 'double standards'
New Delhi, Sep 10 : Strange are the ways of the sports ministry. Tennis stars Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza, who have decided to skip the Asian Games, figure in the contingent cleared by the sports ministry but hockey assistant coach and a former India captain Jude Felix's name was ...
United Singhs record narrow win over Royal Kings USA in WKL
Ludhiana, Sep 7 : United Singhs edged out a determined Royal Kings USA 59-53 to post their third win of the Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) at the packed Hockey Stadium in Punjab Agricultural University here Sunday.
Khalsa Warriors looking to winning streak in World Kabaddi League
Ludhiana, Sep 4 : Khalsa Warriors will be looking to continue their winning streak as World Kabaddi League comes to Punjab, the home of the sport, at the Prithipal Singh Astro Turf Hockey Stadium, Punjab Agricultural University, here Saturday.
Reid appointed Australian men's hockey team coach
Perth, Sep 4 : Graham Reid Thursday was appointed as the new national coach of the Australian men's hockey team.
Hockey India names unchanged men's squad for Asiad
New Delhi, Sep 4 : Hockey India (HI) Thursday named an unchanged 16-member men's squad to take part in the Asian Games to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4.
India will benefit from 60-minute hockey game: Roelant Oltmans
By Sandip Sikdar, New Delhi, Sep 3 : The Indian hockey team's high performance director Roelant Oltmans feels that the latest changes in the rules will enable his best eleven in play for a longer period than before.
Ritu to skipper Indian women's Asiad hockey team
New Delhi, Sep 3 : Midfielder Ritu Rani will skipper the Indian women's hockey team at the Asian Games to be held from Sep 19 to Oct 4 in the South Korean city of Incheon.