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India to host 2023 FIH Hockey Men's World Cup

The Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) have also decided to name Spain and the Netherlands as the co-hosts the 2022 FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup.

India need to work on finishing and deep defence, believes coach Graham Reid

Graham Reid is looking to put his disastrous 2016 Rio campaign for Kookaburras behind him, and work forward with India after qualifying into next year's even with victories over Russia in the Olympic Qualifiers.


India men's hockey team ease past Russia to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

India qualified for their 20th Olympics, in which they have won eight gold medals, after beating Russia 11-3 on aggregate scoreline with a Akashdeep Singh brace sealing the deal in the second leg.

Our Olympic preparation starts on Sunday morning, says Sjoerd Marijne

The Indian women's hockey team sealed its place in next year's Olympics after beating USA 6-5 on aggregate despite losing the second match 1-4 against the visitors in the double-leg qualifiers.

Olympic Qualifiers: Mandeep Singh's brace puts India in a firm position against Russia

Despite the gorge in world rankings, Russia dished out a fighting effort to surprise the hosts and keep the difference of goals to just two, after Mandeep Singh had bagged a brace with Harmanpreet Singh and SV Sunil, both bagging one each.

Olympic Qualifiers: Rampaging Indian women thrash USA 5-1 in first leg

After Gurjit Kaur's brace and goals from Lilima Minz, Sharmila Devi and Navneet Kaur, India now need to defend their four-goal advantage in Saturday's second leg against USA to seal their Tokyo 2020 ticket.


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.