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India beat Korea 2-1 in 2nd match, clinch women’s hockey series

The Indian skipper Rani Rampal (37th minute) and Navjot Kaur (50th) scored for India after Lee Seungju gave South Korea the lead in the 19th minute through a field strike.

Indian women’s hockey team beat South Korea 2-1 in tour opener

Indian women's hockey team defeated hosts South Korea 2-1 in the first match of the three-match bilateral series to begin its short tour on a high note in Jincheon on Monday.

Indian hockey team need to score consistently under tight marking: Graham Reid

India need to consistently score goals under tight marking to narrow the gap with top teams like Australia, said coach Graham Reid after his first major assignment with the national hockey team.

Against Australia, India revert to type

Despite the two goals – scored by Nilakanta Sharma and Rupinderpal Singh – it can be argued that India's overall performance level had dropped on Friday compared to Wednesday's first test, which they had lost 4-0.

India lose 2-5 to Australia in final match Down Under

The Indian men's hockey team ended its tour Down Under with a 2-5 loss to world no.2 Australia in the fifth and final match in Perth on Friday.

Pakistan’s Olympic hockey participation uncertain after FIH drops it from pre-qualifying tournament

Bajwa, who has taken over from legendary player Shahbaz Ahmed, said he would write to the FIH to reconsider its decision and make a spot for Pakistan to at least try to qualify for the Olympics.

India lose 0-4 to Australia in fourth hockey match of Down Under tour

The Indian men's hockey team were blanked 0-4 by world no.2 Australia in the four match of the tour Down Under with Blake Govers and Jeremy Hayward scoring a brace each for the hosts

Rani Rampal to lead 18-member Indian women’s hockey team in Korea tour

The matches will help the Indian team in preparing for the FIH Women's Series Finals, which is scheduled to be held from June 15-23 in Hiroshima, Japan.

Indian men’s hockey keeper Akash Anil Chikte’s ban reduced

Chikte's 13-month ban period was backdated from the date on which he was provisionally suspended — March 27, 2018, which means there are no restrictions on him playing.

Hockey goalie Akash Chikte’s suspension reduced to 13 months

Hockey goalkeeper Akash Chikte's two-year dope suspension was Thursday reduced to 13 months after the National Anti-Doping Agency concluded that the player did not take the prohibited substance "intentionally".

PR Sreejesh nominated for Khel Ratna; Chinglensana, Akashdeep, Deepika for Arjuna

Midfielder Chinglensana Singh Kangujam and forward Akashdeep Singh and women's team defender Deepika have been nominated for the Arjuna Award.

Rupinder Pal Singh returns, Jaskaran Singh lone new face in Indian team for Australia tour

The 18-member squad, announced Tuesday by Hockey India, will be led by mid-fielder Manpreet Singh while Surender Kumar has been named as the vice-captain.