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Dennis van de Pol to conduct 7-day camp with Indian hockey goalkeepers

Dennis van de Pol of Netherlands will conduct a seven-day special camp for nine Indian custodians, including P R Sreejesh and Krishan Bahadaur Pathak from Monday.

India maul Fiji 11-0 to enter last-four round of Hockey Women's Series Finals

Gurjit Kaur slammed four goals, including a hat-trick as India thrashed lowly Fiji 11-0 to storm into the semifinals of the FIH Women's Series Finals hockey tournament, in Hiroshima on Tuesday.


FIH Women's Series Finals: Conversion rate needs to improve, says coach Sjoerd Marijne

India women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne has said his team will need to be better at converting chances in order to succeed at the FIH Women's Series Finals.

Odisha wants to host more international sports events, including Olympics

Odisha Sports-cum-Tourism Secretary Vishal Dev has opened up about the possibility of Odisha hosting important sporting events beyond the field of hockey in the coming years.

Tickets sales from Hockey Series Finals to be donated to Odisha government

In aid to the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani in early May in the state of Odisha, Hockey India have promised to donate all of their ticket sales to the relief fund.

Indian women's hockey team beat South Korea 2-1 in tour opener

Indian women's hockey team defeated hosts South Korea 2-1 in the first match of the three-match bilateral series to begin its short tour on a high note in Jincheon on Monday.


Indian hockey team need to score consistently under tight marking: Graham Reid

India need to consistently score goals under tight marking to narrow the gap with top teams like Australia, said coach Graham Reid after his first major assignment with the national hockey team.

India lose 2-5 to Australia in final match Down Under

The Indian men's hockey team ended its tour Down Under with a 2-5 loss to world no.2 Australia in the fifth and final match in Perth on Friday.

Hockey goalie Akash Chikte's suspension reduced to 13 months

Hockey goalkeeper Akash Chikte's two-year dope suspension was Thursday reduced to 13 months after the National Anti-Doping Agency concluded that the player did not take the prohibited substance "intentionally".

First day in office, hockey coach Graham Reid asks players to put team first

India's newly-appointed men's hockey chief coach Graham Reid Monday took charge of the national camp here and asked his players to put the team first in his maiden address to them.

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India vs Pakistan: Arch-rivals draw in Hockey World League

Arch rivals India Pakistan play out a 2-2 draw in an exciting Hockey World League semifinal match.

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Women's Hockey World Cup Indian Team

Women’s Hockey World Cup Indian Team: India compete with 15 other teams at the 14th Women’s Hockey World Cup at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London, England. The tournament started on July 21 and will go on till August 5. India have been placed alongside hosts England, Ireland and United States.

Junior Hockey World Cup: India Beat Australia, Crowd Goes Crazy In Lucknow

India beat Australia 4-2 on penalties, after the two teams were locked 2-2 at the end of the 70 minutes, to enter Junior Hockey World Cup final.


12th South Asian Games conclude

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.