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India register second draw in Women's Hockey WC, held 1-1 by China

July 05, 2022 11:20 pm

Vandana Katariya gave India the equaliser with 34 seconds left in the third quarter after China had taken the lead in the 25th minute.

Five members of Indian men's hockey team test positive for Covid-19

June 30, 2022 2:04 pm

The Indian men's team is currently in Bengaluru preparing for next month's Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Indian junior women's hockey team holds Netherlands 2-2 in U-23 tournament

June 21, 2022 10:44 am

The Indians were under immense pressure from the very onset as the Netherlands earned back-to-back penalty corners in the opening five minutes.

Hockey at Olympics: The emergence of 5s raises questions over future of traditional 11-a-side game

June 13, 2022 3:07 pm

With the five-a-side format gaining acceptability and IOC keen to make the Games leaner to reduce the cost burden on host cities, conventional hockey has a challenge on its hands. Will the 2028 Olympics feature 5s, the gold old 11s or both?

Khelo India: Top scorer with 7 goals in tourney, mason’s daughter builds Haryana title victory

June 11, 2022 5:24 pm

The Shahbad player, whose father Phoolchand works as a mason, was the top scorer for Haryana with seven goals and her two goals in the final against Odisha set up the title win for the hosts.

Rookies landing on podium good sign for Indian hockey

June 02, 2022 7:39 am

Led by captain Birendra Lakra, India put up a solid defensive performance to defend a 1-0 lead for most of the match to beat Japan and win the bronze medal at the continental championship.

India vs Japan, Hockey Asia Cup 2022: IND defeat JAP to win the bronze medal

June 01, 2022 4:51 pm

India vs Japan, Hockey Asia Cup 2022:: A young Indian side beat Japan 1-0 and claimed the bronze medal.

India, Pak share honours in Asia Cup opener, colts show need for fine-tuning

May 24, 2022 7:31 am

India has had the upper hand in almost all the recent encounters. In that context, a 1-1 result against the traditional rivals would have been considered a bit of a disappointment.

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2022 Live Streaming: When and where to watch

May 23, 2022 3:40 pm

India vs Pakistan (IND vs PAK), Asia Cup 2022, Live Streaming: Here is all you need to know

Young Indian team needs to handle pressure in Asia Cup hockey opener against Pakistan

May 22, 2022 1:05 pm

India had won the last edition in 2017 by beating Malaysia in the final in Dhaka.

HOCKEY PHOTOS

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

June 27, 2015 1:41 am

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

HOCKEY VIDEOS

12th South Asian Games conclude

February 24, 2016 3:44 am

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.

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