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The winding road to realising the American dream

October 31, 2019 8:03:44 am

They may have won bronze medals at the Olympics (1984) and World Cup (1994), and finished in the top five at the Rio Games, but the American hockey team can’t reach the Olympics, or even make it to qualifying tournaments, without private donations.

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Hockey Olympic Qualifiers: Women at home… not quite

October 31, 2019 1:13:03 pm

For a country that attaches so much sentimental value to hockey – a sport that boasts of gender parity – the women’s game has often been an afterthought.

Chandigarh: Hockey Patiala dominates, registers easy victory over EME Jalandhar

October 30, 2019 5:28:55 am

The match began with Hockey Patiala forwards making constant inroads in the opposition’s half. Their efforts soon paid dividends when Harshpreet scored the opening goal of the match with a successful conversion of a penalty corner in the 12th minute.

Hockey Olympic qualifiers: A weekend of happy hosts, crazy comebacks and messy reviews

October 29, 2019 10:34:21 am

A vintage Pakistan performance followed up by, well, a typical Pakistan performance. A controversial decision by the video umpire that doused Ireland’s Olympic hopes – and forced their captain to remark that the “video umpire should hang his head in shame”. A French scare for Spain, and China’s improbable comeback against Belgium.

Manpreet, Rani to lead Indian hockey teams at Olympic Qualifiers

October 19, 2019 12:55:44 am

Hockey India named an unchanged women squad, to be led by Rani Rampal, along with the men's team for the upcoming FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers.

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India presents bid to host men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023

October 17, 2019 6:08:09 pm

Belgium and Malaysia are the two nations other than India who have sent their bidding dossier to conduct the Men's World Cup. Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, Malaysia and New Zealand want to host the Women's World Cup.

Four national-level hockey players dead, three injured in Hoshangabad car accident

October 14, 2019 1:08:09 pm

Four national-level hockey players lost their lives, while three others sustained injuries in a car accident in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh on Monday.

India to face Malaysia in Sultan of Johor Cup opener

October 11, 2019 10:31:35 pm

India will open its campaign against hosts Malaysia in the ninth Sultan of Johor Cup junior hockey tournament on Saturday. India lost to Great Britain in the final last year.

India hold Great Britain to 2-2 draw in last tour match

October 4, 2019 8:05:12 pm

Owing to goals by Navjot Kaur and Gurjit Kaur, India ended the tour with yet another draw against a relatively stronger Great Britain side, performing exceptionally well during the five matches as they won one, drew three and lost one.

Indian women’s hockey team lose 1-3 to Great Britain

October 3, 2019 12:59:14 am

The Indian women's hockey team tasted its first defeat on England tour when they went down 1-3 to Great Britain in the fourth match on Wednesday.

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Indian women’s hockey team play out goalless draw against Great Britain

October 1, 2019 11:00:29 pm

India had a brilliant chance to seal the match when they won a penalty corner in the dying minutes of the match, but once again Great Britain defence stood firm to thwart the danger.

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India register 4th win in Belgium tour, beat hosts 2-1

October 1, 2019 7:08:30 pm

Amit Rohidas (10th minute) and Simranjeet Singh (52nd) scored for world no.5 India. Belgium's lone goal came from the stick of captain Felix Denayer in the 33rd minute.

India women hold Great Britain to 1-1 draw

September 30, 2019 12:35:52 am

Indian women held hosts Great Britain to a 1-1 draw in the second match of their Tour of United Kingdom. They are scheduled play their third game on Tuesday, October 1.

Harmanpreet Singh stars as India hammer Spain 5-1

September 30, 2019 8:58:00 am

Indian men's hockey team thrashed Spain 5-1 for their third consecutive win on Sunday. They beat Belgium 2-0 on Thursday in their tour-opening game and then hammered Spain 6-1 on Saturday.

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Harmanpreet Singh’s brace guides India to 6-1 win over Spain

September 28, 2019 11:07:50 pm

Harmanpreet (28th, 32nd minutes), skipper Manpreet Singh (24th), Nilakanta Sharma (39th), Mandeep Singh (56th) and Rupinderpal Singh (59th) were the goal scorers as world number 5 India capped off a brilliant performance.

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

September 27, 2019 8:25:01 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.

Women hockey team asked to discontinue match, ground needed for fireworks

September 14, 2019 11:18:21 am

During a Saturday morning match, the Black Bears went to overtime in a scoreless tie with Temple. Suddenly, Kent State officials called a halt to the game, saying the field hockey pitch was needed to shoot off fireworks before a noon football game.

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team in tour of England

September 13, 2019 2:16:49 pm

Rani Rampal was on Friday named captain of the 18-member Indian women's hockey team which will take on England in a five-match series starting September 27 in Marlow.

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Three Indians among hockey officials appointed for Tokyo Olympics

September 11, 2019 7:29:39 pm

Raghu Prasad and Javed Shaikh have been named in the men's panel of umpires for Tokyo 2020. Among three medical officers, Bibhu Nayak is from India.

Sjoerd Marijne confident of women’s hockey team making Tokyo cut

September 11, 2019 8:13:42 am

This year, the women have lost just two matches out of the 23 they've played (15 wins, 6 draws).