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Indian hockey team


Olympic medallists hark back to hockey academy days

August 22, 2021 2:39 am

Rupinder Pal Singh, member of the Tokyo Olympics bronze medal winning Indian hockey team, along with teammate Gurjant Singh got the cash award of Rs 5 lakh each from Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya at a function organised by Hockey Chandigarh here on Saturday morning.

4 Amritsar villages celebrate 4 stars

August 06, 2021 9:05 am

Villagers appeal for more stadiums, better facilities for youngsters; two players farmers’ sons.

Home to 4 Olympians, 2 Jalandhar villages erupt with dhol, crackers

August 06, 2021 8:48 am

This is India’s first hockey medal in over four decades.

It's a rebirth, that's it: PR Sreejesh on Olympic bronze medal win

August 05, 2021 2:18 pm

Sreejesh climbed up the goal post to celebrate even as his teammates cried and hugged each other in elation.

Indians among top five contenders for medal at Tokyo Olympics: Ex-coach Roelant Oltmans

June 16, 2021 2:03 pm

In an insightful conversation with 'Hockey Te Charcha', a podcast series initiated by Hockey India ahead of the Olympics, Oltmans emphasized that mental toughness will be a deciding factor for any team to succeed in Tokyo.

Manpreet Singh becomes first Indian to win FIH Male Player of the Year award

February 13, 2020 6:46 pm

Manpreet Singh, the 27-year-old midfielder, beat competition from Belgium's Arthur van Dorren and Argentina's Lucas Villa, who came second and third respectively.

India beat New Zealand 4-1 in 3-Nations women's junior hockey tournament

December 07, 2019 2:04 pm

Sharmila Devi struck twice as the Indian junior women's hockey team secured a superb 4-1 win over New Zealand in its third match of the 3-Nations Tournament at Canberra in Australia on Saturday.

FIH Pro League will serve as good preparation for Olympics, says Rupinder Pal Singh

November 07, 2019 3:18 pm

After opting out of the inaugural tournament last year, the Indian men's hockey team will open its campaign in the FIH Pro League against The Netherlands at home in January next year.

Olympic Qualifiers: Indian men face lowly Russia, tough USA awaits women

October 31, 2019 3:26 pm

Both the Indian teams will play back-to-back matches against Russia and USA on Friday and Saturday and the aggregate winners at the end of the two-match qualifier will seal their places in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Hockey: Mandeep, Akashdeep guide India to a 2-0 win over Belgium

September 27, 2019 8:25 am

Mandeep and Akashdeep sounded the board in the 39th and 54th minute respectively to seal the match in India's favour. In a gritty first quarter, India were the ones who took the initiative early, forcing Loic van Doren into a save from the first Penalty Corner of the game.