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Five players in Jr World Cup, this India hockey story has a UP twist

November 29, 2021 9:59:10 am

Five players from this team are from UP, signalling a hockey revival in the state that was once the game's cradle in the country.

India seniors taking notes, guiding the U-21s at Jr Hockey World Cup

November 28, 2021 8:09:46 am

During every match India’s colts have played in this World Cup, the senior team members have sat in the stand behind the goal and dutifully made notes.

Called ‘Mowgli’ during playing days, South Africa’s first black coach Siphesihle Ntuli making mark in ‘white man’s sport’

November 28, 2021 7:53:46 am

For a sport that has been accused of having an endemic race issue, Ntuli’s presence in the dug-out is a statement of breaking the glass ceiling.

Araijeet Singh Hundal stands tall in attack

November 27, 2021 7:29:56 am

When it comes to forwards, the thinking goes that the smaller the better. But the youngster, at 6’3, is challenging convention


FIH Junior Women’s World Cup in South Africa put on hold owing to COVID-19

November 26, 2021 11:23:39 pm

The prestigious tournament was to be held in the Rainbow Nation from December 5 to 16.

Hockey India announces 20-member men's squad for Asian Champions Trophy

Hockey India announces 20-member men’s squad for Asian Champions Trophy

November 26, 2021 2:37:31 pm

Defending champions India will begin their campaign on December 14 against Korea in Dhaka

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Drag-flix and chill: India thrash Canada 13-1 in Junior World Cup

November 26, 2021 3:17:40 pm

After the unexpected loss to France, the penalty corner specialists in the Junior team stepped up in the 13-1 win over Canada

Hockey’s French evolution begins

November 25, 2021 9:07:20 am

Timothee Clement's hat-trick helps the unheralded colts from Europe, shock India 5-4 in the Junior World Cup opener.

Hard hitter, tall forward and a poacher: the make-up of junior India hockey team

November 24, 2021 2:16:40 pm

Key players from India’s 18-member squad for the Junior World Cup:

Indian colts look to build on Tokyo hockey bronze

November 24, 2021 2:15:51 pm

Lack of international action means all teams enter the Junior World Cup with a clean slate, but hosts have advantage of familiarity.

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Stay focussed as a team in adversity, don’t point fingers: Manpreet’s advice to Jr WC side

November 23, 2021 5:21:38 pm

India will open their campaign in the FIH Junior World Cup against France at the Kalinga Stadium on Wednesday, and Manpreet had some key advice for Prasad, captain of the home team.

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We will surprise whole world with our hockey: Pakistan junior team skipper Abdul

November 22, 2021 6:57:56 pm

Coach Danish Kaleem too echoed Abdul's thoughts but added that lack of jobs were also contributing to the decline in the sport in the country.

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Practice games against senior team valuable ahead of FIH Junior WC: Reid

November 22, 2021 6:01:35 pm

The tournament is slated to be held from November 24 to December 5 at the Kalinga Stadium. India will enter the meet as the defending champions.

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Watch: Pakistan hockey team arrives in India to participate in junior world cup

November 20, 2021 10:31:53 pm

The tournament is scheduled to be held here November 24 to December 5.

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Tokyo Olympian Lalremsiami to lead India in women’s junior World Cup

November 15, 2021 3:00:32 pm

Preeti and Prabhleen Kaur have been chosen as alternate players who will be permitted to compete if there is an injury or someone in the squad is ruled out due to COVID-19.

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Behind Drona award, unwanted piece of land that became hockey hotspot

November 16, 2021 8:03:37 am

On Saturday, 17 years later, Siwach, who had earlier won an Arjuna Award, received the prestigious Dronacharya Award, making her one of the few recipients of the National Sports Award as both a player and now a coach.

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Olympic medal winning hockey stars to join national camp on Sunday

November 13, 2021 1:28:18 pm

Manpreet and Sreejesh will be conferred with the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award on Saturday here before they leave for the camp.

Working as India’s relationship coach for FIH Junior World Cup: Graham Reid

November 12, 2021 4:53:47 pm

After guiding India to a historic Olympic bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, Graham Reid has worked in tandem with junior coach BJ Kariappa at SAI Bangalore before shifting base to Bhubaneswar.

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Hockey coach Sandeep Sangwan moves HC against exclusion from Dronacharya Award

November 9, 2021 3:24:28 pm

Rahul Mehra, representing Sangwan, submitted that he was ignored despite being the most meritorious candidate who secured the highest points.

Salary dues: Hockey India accuses Tokyo Games coach of ‘data theft’

November 4, 2021 8:01:47 am

On Tuesday, without blaming any official or institution, the former India coach had told The Indian Express that he was yet to receive his final salary from the SAI.

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After Tokyo high, a crashed computer & red tape delay salary and prize for women’s hockey coach

November 3, 2021 8:27:11 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Indian women’s hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne said he is yet to receive his “final salary” from the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and a reward of Rs 25 lakh announced by the UP government.

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Punjab CM Channi puts on goalie kit to thwart former Indian hockey player’s attacks

October 30, 2021 1:04:29 pm

Channi, who had played handball at university level apart from representing Panjab University at national level during his college days, also spent time with the hockey trainees.

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Indian hockey teams pullout linked to shooting, archery events cancellations, indicates CGF president

October 30, 2021 10:27:01 am

Louise Martin, the CGF president, said she was “disappointed” after the Indian teams pulled out of the Birmingham Games, and added she had a “brief conversation” with sports minister Anurag Thakur on the issue, which has put further strain on an already prickly relationship.

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Foreign teams participating in Junior Hockey WC exempted from quarantine

October 22, 2021 11:04:40 am

The FIH Men's Junior World Cup will be played at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from November 25 to December 5. Hosts India are the defending champions.

Hockey India chief terms Belgium’s comments on Indians sweeping FIH awards as racial discrimination

October 13, 2021 6:54:14 pm

HI President Gyanendro Ningombam said that Belgium and its players questioning the voting system was disrespectful towards the Indian winners and demeaning their achievements.