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Media lesson for Indian hockey team: 'Be like Virat Kohli, not Hardik Pandya'

The players were also given a list of dos and don’ts while talking in public, and encouraged to learn from Virat Kohli on how to deal with the media after a defeat.

Ramandeep Singh returns from the brink

How Ramandeep Singh returned to the hockey turf after a career-threatening knee injury picked up against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy last June in Breda, Netherlands


India don’t play Pro League, score own-goal

It turns out skipping the Pro League has not just robbed India of weekly matches – home and away – against the world's best teams, it has also made the Road to Tokyo a tricky one, especially for the women's team.

Harendra Singh: Another one coach bites the dust

When contacted by The Indian Express, Harendra expressed surprise at his relegation to the junior team. “I don't know about this,” he said. When the Hockey India (HI) press release was read out to him, he declined comment.

Hockey in 2018: Too many chapters, but same old story without a happy ending for India

The theme in Indian hockey in 2018 remained the same as in the past - chopping and changing - player to coach - and the consistency remained missing in a World Cup year.

Hockey World Cup: India beat Argentina 5-0 in warm-up

Indian hockey team geared up for the men's World Cup with a 5-0 thrashing of reigning Olympic champions Argentina in its first warm-up match on Friday.


India and Pakistan joint winners of Asian Champions Trophy 2018: Highlights

India vs Pakistan, Asian Champions Trophy hockey highlights: Heavy downpour in Muscat lead to the forfeiture of the final and the honours have been shared by India and Pakistan.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sjoed Marijne bringing in discipline in unique manner

The Dutchman, Sjoerd Marijne, who replaced the legendary Roelant Oltmans at the helm, is taking his players to task whenever they are found to be lacking in discipline.

Sardar Singh to lead India at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sultan Azlan Shah tournament begins on March 3 in Ipoh, Malaysia and sees Australia, Argentina, England, Ireland, India and hosts Malaysia vying for the title. The final will be played on March 10.

India down hosts New Zealand 3-1 in Four-Nations hockey tournament

It was India’s young brigade Harmanpreet Singh (2’), Dilpreet Singh (12’) and Mandeep Singh (47’) who scored after the team had suffered a 0-2 loss against Belgium in their previous match.