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  • Hockey Pro League 2022-23: All you need to know Oct 28, 2022 10:24 AM IST

    Hockey Pro League 2022-23: All you need to know

    India begins its FIH Hockey Pro League journey on October 28 with doubleheaders against New Zealand and Spain in Bhubaneswar.

  • Olympian PR Sreejesh charged extra for hockey stick by IndiGo. Twitter opinions are divided Sep 24, 2022 04:45 PM IST

    Olympian PR Sreejesh charged extra for hockey stick by IndiGo. Twitter opinions are divided

    Sreejesh was travelling to Kochi from Bengaluru. Before boarding, ground staff at the Bengaluru airport told him his 41-inch hockey stick exceeded permissible carriage limits.

  • Odisha govt's nod for upward cost revision for sports infra ahead of hockey world cup Sep 23, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    Odisha govt's nod for upward cost revision for sports infra ahead of hockey world cup

    The development of infrastructure at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and the construction of Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela were initially projected at Rs 432.5 crore, he said.

  • Need to get balance in batting order to close out games: Harmanpreet Kaur Sep 09, 2022 05:53 PM IST

    Need to get balance in batting order to close out games: Harmanpreet Kaur

    In the Birmingham Commonwealth Games final, India, chasing Australia’s 162, were on course at 118 for 2 before losing the plot and were bowled out for 152 in 19.3 overs.

  • Feels great when hardwork is recognised: Star defender Harmanpreet on FIH nomination Sep 07, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    Feels great when hardwork is recognised: Star defender Harmanpreet on FIH nomination

    Harmanpreet who was part of the silver medal-winning team at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this year, and also won bronze at the at the Asian Champions Trophy Dhaka in 2021, won the top award and his first in the 2020-21 edition.

  • Harmanpreet's hat-trick hands India 4-1 win over Wales, enter semifinals Aug 04, 2022 09:32 PM IST

    Harmanpreet's hat-trick hands India 4-1 win over Wales, enter semifinals

    Harmanpreet (19th, 20th, 40th minutes) converted two penalty corners and scored one from the spot while Gurjant Singh struck a field goal in the 49th minute for India.

  • India midfielder Navjot Kaur to fly back home after testing positive for COVID-19 Jul 30, 2022 05:16 PM IST

    India midfielder Navjot Kaur to fly back home after testing positive for COVID-19

    The 27-year-old from Kurukshetra had been in isolation for the past two days. Sonika replaces her in the 18-member Indian women’s squad. India opened their campaign with a 5-0 win over Ghana on July 29.

  • Commonwealth Games 2022: Here is the complete schedule of Team India Jul 28, 2022 02:09 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022: Here is the complete schedule of Team India

    This is the first time that women's cricket has been included in the games and India’s performance will be closely watched

  • Indian men's hockey team qualifies for knockout stage of Asia Cup with 16-0 win over Indonesia May 26, 2022 07:50 PM IST

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

    The massive win not only secured India’s passage into the knockout stage of the tournament but also shut the door on Pakistan.

  • Construction of Odisha’s Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium is underway May 12, 2022 02:24 PM IST

    Construction of Odisha’s Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium is underway

    Odisha Government's new hockey stadium, Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium underway, in Rourkela, will have seating capacity of 20,000 and all modern facilities. The stadium has been named after freedom fighter 'Birsa Munda'.

  • Punjab's 'Mecca of Hockey' slams penalty stroke against politicians ahead of polls over govt neglect Feb 10, 2022 09:07 AM IST

    Punjab's 'Mecca of Hockey' slams penalty stroke against politicians ahead of polls over govt neglect

    With 14 Olympians and over 300 national and international players under its belt, the village has earned the sobriquet of ‘Mecca of hockey’ in Punjab but seems to have fallen off government radar. And as elections approach, the locals want to hit back.

  • Asian Champions Trophy | India beat Pakistan 4-3, wins bronze in men’s hockey Dec 22, 2021 05:42 PM IST

    Asian Champions Trophy | India beat Pakistan 4-3, wins bronze in men’s hockey

    India, who were the defending champions along with Pakistan in the last edition of the tournament in Muscat, will return with a consolation prize after having lost to Japan 3-5 in the semifinals on Tuesday.

  • Hockey India withdraws from 2022 Common Wealth Games; cites COVID concerns, discriminatory quarantine rules Oct 05, 2021 07:08 PM IST

    Hockey India withdraws from 2022 Common Wealth Games; cites COVID concerns, discriminatory quarantine rules

    Hockey India President Gyanandro Ningombam communicated the federation's decision to Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra.

  • Thanks to GPS data, the Indian men's hockey team had a date with history Aug 11, 2021 09:17 AM IST

    Thanks to GPS data, the Indian men's hockey team had a date with history

    GPS tracking in sports may not be new, but time has not diminished its importance. The Indian hockey team used it extensively to prepare for the Olympics.

  • Tokyo Olympics | Women’s hockey: Great Britain beat India 4-3 to clinch bronze medal Aug 06, 2021 08:45 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | Women’s hockey: Great Britain beat India 4-3 to clinch bronze medal

    Tokyo Olympics 2020: While the Indian women's team has bagged gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, an Olympic medal continues to be elusive.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | A look at some countries and the sports they have dominated Aug 05, 2021 08:44 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | A look at some countries and the sports they have dominated

    As the Indian men’s hockey clinches the bronze in Tokyo, ending 41-year medal wait, let's take a look at some countries and the sports they have dominated through the years.

  • Indian hockey has won the rights to more corporate backing Aug 05, 2021 05:40 PM IST

    Indian hockey has won the rights to more corporate backing

    The game of hockey and the players who have brought us laurels, need to be marketed intelligently and by people who understand it and can figure out the parts that lend themselves to marketability

  • Privileged to have played a part: India's Aussie hockey coach on historic Olympic bronze Aug 05, 2021 11:50 AM IST

    Privileged to have played a part: India's Aussie hockey coach on historic Olympic bronze

    The 57-year-old, who was a part of Australia’s silver-winning team in the 1992 Barcelona Games, took over as India coach in 2019 and has obsessively talked about pursuing a process and investing in youth to get the results at a big stage like the Olympics.

  • Tokyo Olympics |Indian men's hockey team wins bronze medal; here are the highlights of the match Aug 05, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics |Indian men's hockey team wins bronze medal; here are the highlights of the match

    The Indian team won the first Olympic hockey medal since winning the gold at the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.

  • India wins first medal in 41 years in men's hockey; take a look at team's history at Olympics Aug 05, 2021 10:41 AM IST

    India wins first medal in 41 years in men's hockey; take a look at team's history at Olympics

    India's last of the eight Olympic golds came way back in the 1980 Moscow Games.

  • In Pics | Tokyo Olympics: Men's hockey team wins bronze; ending 41-year wait Aug 05, 2021 10:08 AM IST

    In Pics | Tokyo Olympics: Men's hockey team wins bronze; ending 41-year wait

    Tokyo Olympics: India defeated Germany 5-3 to clinch the bronze medal. This is India's first hockey medal at the Olympics in four decades.

  • Tokyo Olympics | Men's hockey: India beats Germany 5-4 to clinch bronze medal, ends a four-decade wait Aug 05, 2021 08:47 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | Men's hockey: India beats Germany 5-4 to clinch bronze medal, ends a four-decade wait

    Tokyo Olympics 2020: India defeated Germany 5-3 to clinch the bronze medal, their first in more than 40 years.

  • Storyboard | Hockey 2.0. Are brands ready to play?    Aug 05, 2021 07:53 AM IST

    Storyboard | Hockey 2.0. Are brands ready to play?   

    The resurgence of hockey, propelled by national teams' performance at the Tokyo Olympics, has given brands an opportunity to own hockey in a manner that is impossible in a sport like cricket, say marketing and media executives.

  • Indian women's hockey history-makers: Meet the ladies who defied odds to fly high at Tokyo Olympics Aug 02, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    Indian women's hockey history-makers: Meet the ladies who defied odds to fly high at Tokyo Olympics

    The Indian women's hockey team scripted history on Monday by qualifying for the semifinals of the Olympics for the first time, stunning three-time champions Australia 1-0 in Tokyo.

  • Tokyo Olympics: India women's hockey team beats Australia to advance into semi-finals Aug 02, 2021 10:03 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics: India women's hockey team beats Australia to advance into semi-finals

    Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gurjit Kaur scored the lone goal of the match as India beat three-time champions Australia with a score of 1-0.