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Ritu rested, Sushila to lead Indian eves in 4-nation tournament
New Delhi, May 23 : Defender Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam will lead the Indian women hockey team in place of rested skipper Ritu Rani in the upcoming four-nation tournament in Darwin as part of preparation for the Rio Olympics in August.

Ritu rested; Sushila to lead hockey squad at 4-nation tourney
New Delhi, May 23 : Defender P. Sushila Chanu was named captain in place of rested skipper Ritu Rani as Hockey India (HI) on Monday named the women's squad for a four-nation tournament in Darwin as part of Rio Olympics' preparations.

Hockey India likely to name Rio squad on July 5
Bengaluru, May 20 : Hockey India (HI) selectors are likely to announce the men's squad for the Rio Olympics on July 5 while the two-week national camp will start on July 11, chief coach Roelant Oltmans said on Friday.

Sreejesh to lead India in Champions Trophy next month
New Delhi, May.17 : Veteran hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has been named as captain of the Indian team for next month's FIH Champions Trophy to be held in London.

Sardar 'happy' being rested; Sreejesh to lead India in Champions ...
New Delhi, May 17 : Insisting that the Olympics are more important than any other tournament, Indian hockey team skipper Sardar Singh said he is happy with the selection committee's decision to rest him from the 18-member Champions Trophy squad announced on Tuesday.

Hockey: Sreejesh to lead India in Champions Trophy
New Delhi, May 17 : Star goal-keeper P.R. Sreejesh will lead an 18-member Indian squad for the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Champions Trophy in London from June 10 to 17, Hockey India announced on Tuesday.

No evidence against Sardar Singh, confirms Ludhiana Police
Ludhiana, May 11 : The Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by Ludhiana Police Commissioner Paramraj Singh Umranangal to probe the sexual harassment allegations against Sardar Singh has given a clean chit to the Indian hockey team skipper.

Sexual harassment charge: Sardar Singh receives clean chit
Ludhiana, May 11 : The Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by Ludhiana Police Commissioner Jatinder Singh Aulakh to probe the sexual harassment allegations against Sardar Singh has given a clean chit to the Indian hockey team skipper.

Kyocera sponsors 'International Ice Hockey Federation's' world ...
New Delhi, May 11 : KYOCERA Document Solutions, one of the leading document solution companies, continues to support the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) in 2016.

Raghunath, Dharamvir, Ritu Rani recommended for Arjuna Awards
New Delhi, May.11 : Hockey India on Wednesday recommended VR Raghunath, Dharamvir Singh and Ritu Rani for the esteemed Arjuna Awards in recognition to their contribution to the sport.

Hockey India recommends Raghunath, Dharamvir, Ritu for Arjuna Award
New Delhi, May 11 : Hockey India (HI) said on Wednesday it has recommended national men's team players V.R. Raghunath and Dharamvir Singh and women's team captain Ritu Rani for the Arjuna Award.

Raghunath believes Rio-bound Indian hockey team peaking at right time ...
Bengaluru, May 10 : In the lead-up to the Champions Trophy next month, senior hockey player and drag flick specialist VR Raghunath believes the team is poised to peak at the right time.

India will shine at Champions Trophy: Raghunath
Bengaluru, May 10 : Veteran defender V.R. Raghunath believes that the Indian hockey team is poised to peak at the right time and will do well at the Champions Trophy next month.

Indian women's hockey team suffer series sweep against Britain
Marlow, May 9 : The Indian women's hockey team continued to display poor performance as they suffered a 0-7 defeat at the hands of Great Britain in the final match to lose the five-match series 0-5 on Monday.

Indian women beaten 0-5 by Britain in hockey series
Marlow, May 9 : The Indian women hockey team's preparations for the Rio Olympics went for a toss as the Ritu Rani-led side succumbed to a 0-7 loss in the final match to surrender the five-match Test series 0-5 against Britain here on Monday.

PHF set to host Pakistan Hockey League
Lahore, May 9 : In a bid to encourage budding players, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will hold the first Pakistan Hockey League (PHL) following the success of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Indian eves succumb to third consecutive loss against Britain
Marlow, May 7 : The Indian women's hockey team's preparations for the Rio Olympics hit a roadblock as the Ritu Rani-led side lost their third successive match of the five-match Test series 1-2 against Britain here on Friday evening.

Indian eves go down 1-2 to Great Britain in third match, lose series
Marlow (England), May.7 : The Indian women's hockey team lost the five-match series against Great Britain after going down 1-2 to the home side in the third game on Friday.

Striker Sunil identifies Germany as main challenger in Rio Olympics
Bengaluru, May.6 : Asserting that his side are well-geared up for the upcoming Rio Games, Indian hockey ace striker SV Sunil has identified defending champions Germany as the main rival to beat in the Olympics.

Rajya Sabha members seek Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand
New Delhi, May 5 : Several members of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday sought Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.

Indian eves lose 0-2 to Great Britain in tour opener
Marlow, May 4 : The Indian women's hockey team lost 0-2 in their opening encounter of the five-match Test series against Great Britain here on Tuesday night.

Champions Trophy will test India's potential ahead of Rio Games: ...
Bengaluru, May.3 : The Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh believes that next month's Champions Trophy will be one of the key tournaments to evaluate the team's preparations for the upcoming Rio Olympics.

Doing well in Champions Trophy important: Sardar Singh
Bengaluru, May 3 : Ahead of the Champions Trophy, scheduled to begin on June 10 in London, India men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh has said doing well against top sides in the competition will show where they stand in the lead-up to the Olympics.

'Optimistic' Sreejesh believes India will be in top shape for Rio ...
New Delhi, May.2 : Indian men's hockey team star goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has said he is optimistic that his side will be in top shape for the upcoming Rio Games, insisting that a good start is essential for winning a record ninth Olympic gold medal.

Indian hockey team will be in top shape for Rio: Sreejesh
New Delhi, May 2 : A confident goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh on Monday said the Indian hockey team will be in top shape at the Rio Olympics in August but cautioned that the opener against Ireland will be "tough".

RSPB outclass Punjab to clinch Senior Women National Championship ...
Bengaluru, May 2 : Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) produced a brilliant performance as they defeated Hockey Punjab 3-1 in the finals of the Hockey India Women National Championship to clinch the 'A' Division title.

Indian hockey eves travel to England for Olympic preparatory tour
New Delhi, April 30 : The Indian women's hockey squad will leave for England on Sunday to face the hosts in a five-match series that will boost their Olympic preparations.

Olympics: India clubbed with Germany in hockey Pool B
Rio de Janeiro, April 28 : India have been clubbed with Germany in Pool B of the Olympic men's tournament which begins with a clash between the Netherlands and Argentina, the International Hockey Federation has said.

Champions Trophy will help get best combination for Rio: Hockey ...
Bengaluru, April 26 : Indian hockey team's chief coach Roelant Oltmans on Tuesday said the forthcoming Champions Trophy, Six Nations Tournament and friendlies against top sides will help get the right combination ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Sardar praises Indian youngsters for Azlan Shah performance
New Delhi, April 18 : India hockey captain Sardar Singh on Monday praised the youngsters in the national squad for their performance at the just-concluded Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh.

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