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Indian juniour hockey

India name full-strength men’s squad for CWG, Manpreet returns as captain

June 20, 2022 11:05:16 pm

Hockey India (HI) had initially decided to send a second-string team to the CWG due to the short turnaround time between the Birmingham event and the Hangzhou Asian Games, which is a qualifier for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Indian women’s team registers famous win over Olympic silver medalist Argentina in FIH Pro League

June 18, 2022 8:07:43 pm

Gurjit's (37th, 61st minutes) two penalty corner conversions and Lalremsiami's (4th) field strike cancelled out Agustina Gorzelany's (22, 37th, 45th) hat-trick to take the match into the shoot-out.

Harmanpreet Singh

CWG in mind, Indian men look to end FIH Pro League campaign on high

June 17, 2022 3:05:03 pm

Still in with an outside chance of finishing at the top of the standings, the Indian men would be hoping to sign off their campaign on a high against the mighty Netherlands.

FIH Pro League: Hendrickx strikes twice as Belgium beat India 3-2

June 12, 2022 11:10:06 pm

Hendrickx (49th, 59th) produced two goals in the fourth quarter to go with a 33rd minute goal from Nicolas de Kerpel as the Olympic champions fought back from a 0-1 deficit to get the better of India.

India vs Belgium

IND Vs BEL, FIH Pro League Hockey 2021-22: When and where to watch Live in India?

June 12, 2022 3:59:44 pm

FIH Hockey Pro League IND Vs BEL: India vs Belgium hockey FIH Pro League match will be aired on Star Sports Network in India.

Hockey 5s, five-a-side format

Hockey at Olympics: The emergence of 5s raises questions over future of traditional 11-a-side game

June 13, 2022 3:07:21 pm

With the five-a-side format gaining acceptability and IOC keen to make the Games leaner to reduce the cost burden on host cities, conventional hockey has a challenge on its hands. Will the 2028 Olympics feature 5s, the gold old 11s or both?

Sreejesh saves penalty stroke, Indian men shock Olympic champions Belgium 5-4 in FIH Pro League

June 11, 2022 10:54:50 pm

The Indian team was down 1-3 with just eight minutes left in the match but made it 3-3 to force a penalty shoot out.

Indian women go down fighting against Belgium in opening tie

June 11, 2022 8:43:55 pm

An attacking start to the match saw both the teams creating opportunities in the opening minutes, but it was Belgium who got better as they took the lead through captain Nelen Barbara in the third minute.

Elusive for last two editions, gold comes to Punjab boys’ hockey team this time

June 11, 2022 5:24:06 pm

It took namesakes Arshdeep Singh and Arshdeep Singh Junior's heroics coupled with Bharat Thakur's brilliance to hand Punjab their first-ever gold in boys' hockey as they scored a 3-1 win over Uttar Pradesh in the final played in Fourth Khelo India Youth Games at Panchkula.

Gurmail Kaur and Haryana skipper Sonam

Khelo India: Top scorer with 7 goals in tourney, mason’s daughter builds Haryana title victory

June 11, 2022 5:24:39 pm

The Shahbad player, whose father Phoolchand works as a mason, was the top scorer for Haryana with seven goals and her two goals in the final against Odisha set up the title win for the hosts.

Khelo India Youth Games: Punjab boys win hockey title, celebrate with Sidhu Moosewala songs

June 10, 2022 12:40:02 pm

Rajinder Singh scored one goal and Bharat Thakur added two more for Punjab while Shardanand Tiwari pulled one goal back for Uttar Pradesh.

FIH Pro League: Indian hockey teams aim to fine-tune specific areas ahead of CWG

June 10, 2022 10:38:16 am

While the Indian men's team is scheduled to play hosts Belgium followed by games against the Netherlands, the women will play Belgium, Argentina and the United States.

Indian hockey coaches to use Pro League matches to get better insights ahead of CWG

June 8, 2022 4:38:54 pm

Indian women's hockey team chief coach Janneke Schopman agreed with Reid, stating that the upcoming FIH Pro League matches are crucial for Commonwealth Games' preparation.

india hockey 2022

Rookies landing on podium good sign for Indian hockey

June 2, 2022 7:39:19 am

Led by captain Birendra Lakra, India put up a solid defensive performance to defend a 1-0 lead for most of the match to beat Japan and win the bronze medal at the continental championship.

India vs Japan, Hockey Asia Cup 2022: IND defeat JAP to win the bronze medal

June 1, 2022 4:51:54 pm

India vs Japan, Hockey Asia Cup 2022:: A young Indian side beat Japan 1-0 and claimed the bronze medal.

Senior hockey players likely for CWG after Asiad postponement

June 1, 2022 7:27:02 pm

After initially mulling not taking part in the competition at all, Hockey India had said they would prioritise the Asian Games over the CWG, given that the continental event offers a direct berth at the Olympics.

Heartbreak for India, draw 4-4 with Korea to go out of Asia Cup title race

May 31, 2022 7:23:21 pm

Malaysia's 5-0 win over Japan early in the day meant that an outright win became a pre-requisite for India to qualify for the summit clash.

India men drop a rung to 4th, women rise to 6th in FIH world ranking

May 30, 2022 8:34:47 pm

At the top, Australia (2842.258) and Netherlands (3049.495) continued to be the world number one ranked teams in the men's and women's ranking.

Malaysia hold India to 3-3 draw but Sardar Singh’s men inch closer to final

May 29, 2022 9:20:20 pm

India had earlier defeated Japan 2-1 in their first match on Saturday.

Asia Cup hockey: India beat Japan 2-1 in first Super 4 league match, avenge pool loss

May 28, 2022 8:40:44 pm

Maninder Singh earned India a penalty corner in the 13th minute but Nilam Sanjeep Xess' effort was saved by the Japanese defence.

Confident India eye revenge against Japan in Super 4 match of Asia Cup Hockey

May 27, 2022 10:42:13 am

Both India and Pakistan finished on four points each in Pool A behind Japan but the defending champions qualified for the next round due to better goal difference (+1).

Indian men’s hockey team qualifies for knockout stage of Asia Cup with 16-0 win over Indonesia

May 26, 2022 8:24:05 pm

India needed to beat Indonesia by a 15-0 margin or more to make it to the next round and the defending champions rode on splendid show from Dipsan Tirkey, who hammered five goals, and Sudev Belimagga, who sounded the board thrice.

Sloppy India lose to Japan 5-2

May 25, 2022 7:39:34 am

The defeat severely dents India's hopes of qualifying for the second round as their fate is no longer in their hands.

India, Pak share honours in Asia Cup opener, colts show need for fine-tuning

May 24, 2022 7:31:21 am

India has had the upper hand in almost all the recent encounters. In that context, a 1-1 result against the traditional rivals would have been considered a bit of a disappointment.

India vs Pakistan (IND vs PAK), Asian Champions Trophy 2022, Live Streaming.

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2022 Live Streaming: When and where to watch

May 23, 2022 3:40:16 pm

India vs Pakistan (IND vs PAK), Asia Cup 2022, Live Streaming: Here is all you need to know