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Sunday, February 28, 2021


Starved of matches, Indian men’s hockey begins Olympic year in Germany

February 28, 2021 8:08:12 am

In the last few days, however, Reid noticed a collective spike in the team’s psyche. The reason for that is the tour to Germany and Belgium for back-to-back test series.

Upcoming Saltlake hockey International stadium gets Rs 20 cr boost

February 8, 2021 9:41:01 pm

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a Rs 20 crore grant for the upcoming international hockey stadium inside the Saltlake Stadium Complex.

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First defeat for Indian women’s hockey team on tour of Argentina

January 23, 2021 11:35:55 am

Sol Pagella (11') put the Argentina side while Indian forward Salima Tete (54') scored in the final quarter.

We should be mentally prepared for several challenges on way to Olympics: Manpreet Singh

January 4, 2021 12:35:45 pm

Manpreet Singh says India will need to be "mentally prepared" for the several obstacles it might face on its way to the Tokyo Olympics.

Rani Rampal-led Indian women’s hockey team leaves for Argentina tour

January 3, 2021 12:41:12 pm

The Indian team was forced to train at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bengaluru for several months as international competition came to a halt due to the pandemic.

Indian men’s hockey camp to begin from January 5

January 2, 2021 4:31:03 pm

The camp will take place at the Sports Authority of India campus and the core group will undergo a mandatory quarantine period before re-starting training.

Focus on fitness and recovery ahead of Olympics: Rani Rampal

Rani Rampal believes good show against Argentina will boost India’s confidence

January 1, 2021 1:48:20 pm

India women's team will hit the restart button and begin its Olympic preparations with the tour of Argentina, starting from January 17 to 31. India will compete in eight matches against the hosts.

Michael Kindo, world-class defender & gentle giant of hockey, passes away

January 1, 2021 8:57:22 am

Kindo, who played in three World Cups (1971, 1973 and 1975), 1972 Munich Olympics and 1974 Tehran Asian Games, was suffering from age-related illness.

Michael Kindo, former Olympic bronze-winning hockey player, passes away

December 31, 2020 7:36:39 pm

Michael Kindo, a full back in his playing days, was a member of the team that won the lone World Cup for India in 1975 in Kuala Lumpur, beating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final.

Indian women’s hockey team to resume international competition with tour of Argentina

December 31, 2020 8:00:26 am

Indian hockey will hit the restart button and begin the Olympic preparations when the women's team travels to Argentina next week for its first tour in nearly a year.

India’s largest hockey stadium planned in Rourkela, will host 2023 World Cup Games

December 25, 2020 7:51:55 am

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced that India's biggest hockey stadium will come up at Rourkela and the 20,000-capacity facility will host matches of FIH men's World Cup in 2023.

Indian men to finish 2020 in 4th position, women in 9th spot in FIH rankings

December 21, 2020 5:18:00 pm

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday confirmed that the Belgium men's team and the Netherlands' women will finish the year at the top of the world rankings.

Aslam Sher Khan writes over Batra being made Hockey India ‘life president’

November 25, 2020 10:40:46 am

Aslam Sher Khan sent the letter to Kiren Rijiju on Monday, just days before the Delhi High Court hears his plea in which he alleged that Hockey India had created posts in violation of the code.

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Sunil Gavaskar comes to aid of ailing hockey Olympian MP Singh

November 20, 2020 11:24:32 am

Mohinder Pal Singh, who is better known as MP Singh, has been suffering from kidney ailment and the 58-year-old is on dialysis waiting for a donor for transplant.

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Hockey India state member units form Masters Committees; Pargat, Gurbux included

November 17, 2020 3:42:14 pm

The initiative will provide opportunities for all age groups (both male and female) to continue their passion for hockey and remain active in the sport irrespective of any age barrier, the HI said in a release.

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 10 lakh for ailing hockey Olympian MP Singh’s treatment

November 16, 2020 6:33:22 pm

MP Singh, who also served as the coach of the Indian hockey team, was an outstanding player who represented the country at various international events, including the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Asian Champions Trophy is perfect platform to test our level: Sumit

November 9, 2020 2:44:45 pm

Following the pandemic-induced hiatus, India will resume international duty at the Asian Champions Trophy scheduled to be held in Dhaka in March next year.

Covid effect: FIH postpones Pro League matches

November 5, 2020 4:32:12 pm

Britain and Germany (men) were due to clash next weekend, while China and Belgium were to go up against each other in the women's competition in January next year.

Indian hockey team is shaping up well for Tokyo Olympics: Kothajit Singh

October 22, 2020 2:19:42 pm

The national camps for the men's and women's hockey teams resumed at the Sports Authority of India centre in August after a 45-day break because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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India can create history in Tokyo under Rani Rampal: Dhanraj Pillay

October 6, 2020 6:18:55 pm

Rani Rampal had led India to the podium at the 2018 Asian Games and also guided the team to the Olympics for the second successive time.

Hockey India appoint two temporary coaches to ease Graham Reid’s workload

September 29, 2020 1:31:07 pm

Bram Lomans and Dennis van de Pol have been hired for 10 weeks to help drag-flickers and goalkeepers respectively.

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Covid-19 episode made me mentally stronger: Manpreet Singh

September 15, 2020 4:35:10 pm

Manpreet Singh was one of the six hockey players to test positive for Covid-19 at the team's training base in Bengaluru last month after they arrived for the national camp.

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We expect to hit top gear by end of 2020, says hockey coach Graham Reid

September 4, 2020 6:28:45 pm

Graham Reid said even though the future looks uncertain with no international competition scheduled for this year, the men's hockey team can regain the intensity by the end of this year.

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For training-starved hockey teams, light at the end of pandemic tunnel

September 2, 2020 7:10:44 am

With the men’s and women’s teams gradually returning to action, coaches Graham Reid and Sjoerd Marijne plot the road ahead.

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Covid in rearview: Tests, monitoring, reduction in load for hockey players who have recovered

August 27, 2020 4:14:11 pm

Five of the six players, including captain Manpreet Singh, who had tested positive for the virus upon returning for the training camp at the National Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, completed their post-recovery isolation period on Wednesday.