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Major Dhyan Chand example of sportsman spirit, patriotism: Modi
New Delhi, Aug 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his "Mann Ki Baat" address on Sunday payed tributes to the legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand and said that he was a live example of "sportsman spirit and patriotism".

We want Bharat Ratna for Major Dhyan Chand, he truly deserves it, ...
New Delhi, Aug. 28 : Former national hockey player and Member of Parliament Dilip Tirkey on Sunday backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's praise for Major Dhyan Chand and said the hockey wizard should be given Bharat Ratna-country's highest civilian award.

India's daughters have made us proud at Rio Olympics: PM Modi
New Delhi, Aug. 28 : Remembering the contributions of legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India's daughters too have made the nation proud at the just concluded summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Indian men and women hockey teams return from Rio Olympics
New Delhi,[India], Aug 25 (ANI): The Indian hockey teams arrived back in the country after a strong and historic performance at the Olympic Games in the Brazilian city of Rio.

India slip in men's Hockey rankings, stand at 6
New Delhi, Aug 23 : The Indian men's Hockey team moved down a spot in the latest rankings list released recently.

Britain stun Dutch to bag maiden women's hockey gold
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20 : Britain's women's hockey team won the Olympic gold medal for the first time thanks to a stunning 2-0 (3-3) shoot-out triumph over defending champions and the Netherlands, while Germany defeated New Zealand 2-1 to take bronze here.

Australian hockey legend Dwyer bids adieu
Brisbane, Aug 18 : Australian hockey icon Jamie Dwyer on Thursday penned an emotional message after his 16-year- long trophy-laden illustrious career ended with the loss against the Netherlands in the Rio Olympic Games.

Netherlands, Britain in women's hockey final at Olympics
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 : Defending champions the Netherlands will play Britain in the women's hockey final at the Olympic Games after both sides emerged victorious over Germany and New Zealand respectively in their semi-finals.

Hockey: Belgium stun Dutch to set up title clash with Argentina
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 : Belgium stymied favourites the Netherlands 3-1 to set up the men's hockey final clash with Argentina at the Olympics between the two first-time finalists.

Argentina end Germany's hockey reign, reach Olympic final
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 : Drag-flick dynamo Gonzalo Peillat fired a hat-trick as Argentina ended Germany's hopes of a third straight men's hockey title with a riveting 5-2 victory in the semi-final here on Tuesday.

New Zealand, Britain, Germany, Netherlands in women's hockey semis
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 : New Zealand, Germany, Britain and reigning champions the Netherlands were all winners in the women's hockey quarter-finals at the Rio Olympic Games here.

Lack of on-field energy led to defeat against Belgium, says hockey ...
By Vivek Prabhakar Singh

Hockey: Germany, Netherlands in Olympics semis
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 : Two-time defending champions Germany scored three goals in the final five minutes to move past New Zealand 3-2, while the Netherlands delivered a stunning performance to oust reigning world champions Australia 4-0 in the men's hockey quarter-finals of the Olympics here.

Indian men's hockey coach calls for consistency after 'heartbreaking' ...
By Vivek Prabhakar Singh, Rio de Janerio, Aug 15 : Disappointed with the team's heartbreaking defeat against Belgium in the quarter-finals of the Rio Olympics, Indian men's hockey team coach Roelant Oltmans has insisted that his boys need to learn how to be consistent at the big stage and compete ...

Rio: Belgium beat India in Q/Fs
Rio, Aug 15 : Indian hockey team suffered a jolt as they were defeated by Belgium in the quarterfinals of the ongoing Rio Olympics here on Sunday.

Rio Olympics: Spirited Dipa lights up dismal day (Intro Roundup)
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 : Gymnast Dipa Karmakar lightened up another dismal day for India with a brave performance at the Rio Olympics even as the tennis duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna lost out on a medal while star shuttler Saina Nehwal, the men's hockey team, athletes O.P. Jaisha and Kavita ...

India lacked experience, quality to beat Belgium: Oltmans
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 : India's men's hockey team chief coach Roelant Oltmans conceded that Belgium played with much more quality and experience and deserved to progress to the semi-finals here on Sunday.

Rio Olympic: Indians continue medal less run (Roundup)
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 : India's dismal performance at the Rio Olympics continued on Sunday with the tennis duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna losing out on a medal while star shuttler Saina Nehwal, the men's hockey team, athletes O.P. Jaisha and Kavita Raut along with shooters Gagan Narang and ...

Hockey: India lose to Belgium 1-3 in quarters
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 : Striker Sebastian Dockeier struck twice in Belgium's 3-1 triumph over India on Sunday putting paid to the latter's hopes of making it to the men's hockey semi-finals at the Olympics after a long gap of 36 years.

Hockey: India lose to Belgium 1-3 in quarters
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 : India's men's hockey team lost to Belgium 1-3 in the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games here on Sunday.

Rio Olympics: Lalita, Dattu provide cheer on dismal day (Intro ...
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 : Long distance runner Lalita Babar kept India's hopes alive by qualifying for the women's 3,000 metre Steeplechase finals while rower Dattu Bhokanal topped the Final C to finish 13th overall in another dismal day which saw the women's hockey team's quarter-final dreams ...

Rio Olympics: Lalita provide cheer on dismal day (Roundup)
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 : Long distance runner Lalita Babar kept India's hopes alive by qualifying for the women's 3,000 metre Steeplechase finals while rower Dattu Bhokanal topped the Final C to finish 13th overall in another dismal day which saw the women's hockey team's quarter-final dreams ...

Indian eves exit Rio Olympics with 5-0 loss to Argentina
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug 13 : The Indian women's hockey team were eliminated from the Rio Olympics after producing another listless performance as they suffered a 5-0 defeat to second-ranked Argentina in their final Group B match here on Saturday.

Lalita raise India's Rio hopes on dismal Saturday (Roundup)
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 : Long distance runner Lalita Babar kept India's hopes alive on Saturday by qualifying for the women's 3,000 metre Steeplechase finals while rower Dattu Bhokanal topped the Final C to finish 13th overall in another dismal day which saw the women's hockey team's quarter-final ...

Argentina beat India 5-0 in Rio women's hockey clash
Rio, Aug 13 : Indian women hockey team failed to qualify for the quater-finals of the ongoing Rio after they were defeated in a group match by Argentina.

India's women's hockey team fails to enter quarters
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 : India's women's hockey team was crushed by higher-ranked Argentina 0-5 to suffer fourth consecutive loss in Pool B and failed to advance to the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games here on Saturday.

Hockey: India face Belgium for place in Olympic semis after 36 years ...
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 : India's men's hockey team will be up against a formidable Belgium side in the quarter-finals here on Sunday in its bid to enter the Olympic semi-finals for the first time in 36 years.

Rio 2016: Buoyant India geared up for Belgium challenge, says hockey ...
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug. 13 : After ending their group stage with a 2-2 draw against Canada, Indian men's hockey team skipper PR Sreejesh said his side are fully geared up both mentally and physically for their quarter-finals clash against Belgium, which is slated to be held on Sunday.

Rio: Canada, India manage 2-2 draw
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 12 : India players managed a draw with Canada in a group stage match of the Hockey event of the ongoing Rio Olympics here on Friday.

Rio Olympics: India held by Canada 2-2
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 : India's men's hockey team was held 2-2 by lower-ranked Canada in its final group phase game that failed to guarantee it a third place in the Pool B of the Olympic Games here on Friday.

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