For Germans, the benchmark in efficiency seems to be hockey, even though it might not be among the country’s most-followed sport.
Indian campaign at the World League Finals gets off to a poor start, show little fight in 3-0 loss to Argentina.
Their Rio berths secure, eight teams are looking at the HWL final to assess their strengths and weaknesses.
In aftermath of Paris terror attacks, hockey stars from Europe, here to play the World League finals, constantly stay in touch with family and friends
India played a gritty game against the reigning world champions to steal a worthy win on Monday.
India defeated Pakistan 6-2 in a scintillating performance to lift the junior Asia Cup.
Harmanpreet Singh has been one of the standout performers in the junior team, finding the target consistently from penalty corners.
Harmanpreet Singh was the star of the final with four goals in the contest.
India men's junior team beats Japan 6-1 in the semi-final of the junior Asia Cup in Malaysia on Saturday.
VR Raghunath slammed two goals for the hosts in the 28th and 43rd minute to draw 2-2 against Australia.
Harmanpreet Singh scored a hat-trick to lead the Indian team to a 9-0 win over Oman in Junior men's hockey Asia Cup.
India will now meet Oman, the bottom-placed team of Pool B in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
India rise to the top of the table in Pool A with two straight wins and will play China in their last encounter on Tuesday.
Asian Games champions India leapfrogged Belgium and New Zealand in the latest rankings.
India are slated for a three-match Test series against Australia before starting World League final campaign.
Neil Hagwood, with India, won HWL Round 2 in 2013, bronze at Asian Games 2014 and bagged 5th position at Commonwealth Games 2014.
Sports ministry to send athletes 30 days in advance for better acclimatisation ahead of the Olympics in Rio.
Hockey India’s athletes dispute and grievance redressal panel decided to let off Gurbaj Singh with a warning.
Hockey India had imposed a ban of nine months on Gurbaj Singh on allegations of misbehaviour were made against him.
India finish runners-up in U-21 Sultan of Johor Cup after losing 3-4 to Great Britain in sudden death in final.
The hockey player was banned for nine months by Hockey India on August 10, for allegedly creating groupism in the team.
India's junior hockey team will face Great Britain in their next match on Monday
The first quarter of the game witnessed a series of attacks from the Indians, who dominated the entire session.
Dharamvir Singh scored in the last minute to give India a 3-2 win over New Zealand in third hockey test match.
India will now face New Zealand in the third Test match of the series in Christchurch on October 9.
The Indian team won back-to back games against New Zealand 'A' but failed to keep the winning run going on Tuesday.
With two back to back wins, India will be upbeat to take on New Zealand.
Gurjant Singh had been named in the Indian junior hockey team for the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup to be played in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, next month.
The reports suggest that the main reason for India’s poor outing at an Olympics was their failure to play as a team.
India have been clubbed in Pool B with Argentina, defending champions Netherlands and Olympic champions Germany.
India will be playing their opening game against New Zealand 'A' in Auckland on October 2.
Team looking to fill void on right flank where midfielder was a key in stringing together attacking moves.
For India, the Tour will be in preparation for the FIH Hockey World League Final to be held in Raipur later this year.
Gurbaj Singh has already served a month and a half of the ban. He will not be a part of the next HIL season as well.
Akashdeep Singh was the highest paid Indian hockey player at the HIL auctions.
Sardar Singh was the highest-paid player at the auction for the inaugural edition three years ago.