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No change in schedule if a player tests positive at Olympics: FIH

June 05, 2021 7:51 am

Though the final playbook for the Olympics is yet to be published, the FIH has asserted that matches will not be postponed or rescheduled if one or more players test positive for Covid-19

Farewell to hockey stalwart YP Vohra

May 02, 2021 8:54 am

Vohra was behind the formation of Chandigarh Olympic Association in the 1970s.

In speedy Prasad, India find a creative midfielder to fill a void

April 14, 2021 7:45 am

Wrong-footing the opponents, as he did with Ortiz, has been Prasad’s trademark since he started playing.

Indian hockey teams to get allowance under TOPS till Olympics: SAI

March 10, 2021 7:34 pm

A total of 58 hockey players, 33 men and 25 women, will benefit from this decision.

Four-match Europe tour: India plays out 1-1 against Germany

March 03, 2021 1:28 pm

The Indian men's hockey team played out a 1-1 draw against Germany in the second game of its four-match tour of Europe.

Starved of matches, Indian men's hockey begins Olympic year in Germany

February 28, 2021 8:08 am

In the last few days, however, Reid noticed a collective spike in the team’s psyche. The reason for that is the tour to Germany and Belgium for back-to-back test series.

Upcoming Saltlake hockey International stadium gets Rs 20 cr boost

February 08, 2021 9:41 pm

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a Rs 20 crore grant for the upcoming international hockey stadium inside the Saltlake Stadium Complex.

Rani Rampal-led Indian women's hockey team leaves for Argentina tour

January 03, 2021 12:41 pm

The Indian team was forced to train at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bengaluru for several months as international competition came to a halt due to the pandemic.

Indian men's hockey camp to begin from January 5

January 02, 2021 4:31 pm

The camp will take place at the Sports Authority of India campus and the core group will undergo a mandatory quarantine period before re-starting training.

Indian women's hockey team to resume international competition with tour of Argentina

December 31, 2020 8:00 am

Indian hockey will hit the restart button and begin the Olympic preparations when the women's team travels to Argentina next week for its first tour in nearly a year.


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.


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.