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Rani Rampal to captain Indian women's hockey team in tour of England

Rani Rampal was on Friday named captain of the 18-member Indian women's hockey team which will take on England in a five-match series starting September 27 in Marlow.

India men to face Russia, women draw USA in final round of Olympic qualifier

Eight-time Olympic champions India men are ranked five in the world while the Russians are placed 22 in the FIH rankings, while the women American team is placed four places below India, who are ranked 9.


Dronacharya Award has come earlier than expected, says hockey coach Merzban Patel

Patel has, in his three-decade career as a coach, mentored Olympians Adrian D'souza, halfback Viren Rasquinha and other internationals like the Walmiki brothers, Devendra and Yuvraj.

Will not repeat the mistakes of Asian Games in future, says Lalremsiami

The Indian women's team, currently ranked 10th in the world rankings, will face tough challenges against the likes of Australia, China (11th) and hosts Japan (14th) at the Olympic Test event, scheduled to begin in Tokyo on August 17.

Captaincy came as surprise but ready to shoulder responsibility: Harmanpreet Singh

In the absence of regular skipper Manpreet Singh, who has been rested along with a few senior players, Harmanpreet will wear the captain's armband in the Test event involving India, Malaysia, New Zealand and hosts Japan.

Hockey India names 18-member team for Tokyo Olympics Test event

Hockey India on Friday named a 18-member Indian women's team for the Tokyo Olympics test event to be held from August 17-21.


Reid between the lines: Coach Graham urges players to toughen up

India’s latest hockey coach urges his players to toughen up and shed their ‘gentleness’ to compete at a higher level.

Mission Tokyo: No sweets, spicy food for Indian women hockey team

High on confidence after its title win in FIH Hockey series in Hiroshima last month, the women's team is practicing hard for the final Olympic qualifier, to be held in November.

33 core probables named for Indian women's national coaching camp

Hockey India on Saturday named 33 core probables for the Indian women's national coaching camp, commencing on Monday at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru.

Exclusive camp will help goalkeepers in Olympic qualifiers: PR Sreejesh

The seven-day national camp for goalkeepers was an ideal initiative ahead of the all important Olympic qualifiers, India's feels senior most custodian P R Sreejesh.