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Covid-19: Moscow Olympic gold medallist and former hockey coach MK Kaushik dead

May 8, 2021 8:32:31 pm

MK Kaushik, a member of the 1980 Moscow Olympics gold-medal winning Indian team, had tested positive for COVID-19 on April 17 and was admitted to a nursing home.

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Moscow Olympic gold medallist hockey player Ravinder Pal Singh succumbs to COVID

May 8, 2021 11:18:05 am

Ravinder Pal Singh, who also played at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, did not get married and is survived by a niece, Pragya Yadav.

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Olympic gold is ultimate goal for all of us, says hockey mid-fielder Rajkumar Pal

May 7, 2021 2:59:38 pm

Pal made his debut against world champions Belgium in the FIH Pro League last year. The 23-year-old is delighted with his progress so far with the national team and aspires to achieve more for the country in near future.

Fitness and keeping things simple were crucial to India’s performance during recent tours: Surender Kumar

May 6, 2021 2:05:13 pm

Surender Kumar feels high fitness levels and keeping things simple helped the side put up a solid show during its recent tours of Europe and Argentina.

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COVID-19 effect: India’s FIH Pro League matches in Europe postponed

May 4, 2021 5:29:55 pm

The Indian men's hockey team was scheduled to play against Spain on May 15 and 16, followed by the two-leg tie in Germany on May 23 and 24.

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Farewell to hockey stalwart YP Vohra

May 2, 2021 8:54:47 am

Vohra was behind the formation of Chandigarh Olympic Association in the 1970s.

Focus on fitness and recovery ahead of Olympics: Rani Rampal

Rani Rampal among seven India players to test positive for COVID-19

April 26, 2021 7:10:37 pm

Besides Rani Rampal, the others who have been infected are Savita Punia, Sharmila Devi, Rajani, Navjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur, and Sushila.

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One-man-army hockey statistician BG Joshi succumbs to Covid-19

April 21, 2021 7:36:42 am

Joshi, who travelled to different parts of the world for hockey, had just one wish left from his bucket list: to watch India play at the Olympics. The Tokyo Games were on his wish list.

In speedy Prasad, India find a creative midfielder to fill a void

April 14, 2021 7:45:53 am

Wrong-footing the opponents, as he did with Ortiz, has been Prasad’s trademark since he started playing.

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India beat Olympic champs Argentina 3-0

April 13, 2021 2:28:33 pm

While India showed commendable fighting spirit in the first game, the team played with much more control and composure in the second match on Sunday to sail to a 3-0 win

Indian men’s hockey team drops one place to 5th in FIH rankings

April 12, 2021 10:41:27 pm

Reigning World and European champions Belgium (2602.31 points) sit at the summit ahead of 2019 FIH Hockey Pro League winners Australia (2489.53).

FIH Pro League: Harmanpreet, Sreejesh help India in shootout win over Argentina

April 11, 2021 12:31:54 pm

The 2-2 draw guaranteed a point for each team, but it was India who walked away with the bonus point, thanks largely to some brilliant goalkeeping by PR Sreejesh.

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FIH Pro League: India return to top-level competition after a year against Argentina

April 10, 2021 7:35:38 am

India are currently fifth in the FIH Pro League standings with 10 points from six games, with two wins and as many losses and draws.

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Graham Reid regrets missed opportunities in India’s 4-4 draw with Argentina

April 8, 2021 1:12:19 pm

Argentina had lost 3-4 to India in the first practice match but came back strongly for a draw in the second game at Cenard, Buenos Aires on Wednesday.

Hockey: India beat Argentina 4-3 for winning start to tour

April 7, 2021 3:32:06 pm

"It was a very good practice match, intensely fought by both teams. It is always nice to come up with a win against a team like Olympic Champions Argentina as it amplifies our confidence levels," India coach Graham Reid said of the win.

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Manipur hockey player suspended for alleged age fraud

March 24, 2021 8:20:51 am

Even though the player was suspended, Hockey India did not cancel the goals he scored so Manipur’s wins were upheld.

India’s historic win has almost been forgotten and it hurts: 1975 Hockey World Cup heroes

March 15, 2021 6:36:36 pm

The Indian hockey team lifted its only World Cup crown on March 15, 1975 in Kuala Lumpur beating arch rival Pakistan by 2-1 in a thrilling final.

Indian hockey teams to get allowance under TOPS till Olympics: SAI

March 10, 2021 7:34:03 pm

A total of 58 hockey players, 33 men and 25 women, will benefit from this decision.

Four-match Europe tour: India plays out 1-1 against Germany

March 3, 2021 1:28:34 pm

The Indian men's hockey team played out a 1-1 draw against Germany in the second game of its four-match tour of Europe.

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.