• Azlan Shah Cup
    Sep 04, 2013 13:19 IST

    Cash awards for hockey players Raghunath, Sreejesh and Ramandeep

    Hockey India (HI) has announced cash awards for three players who were part of the Indian men’s team that won the silver medal at the recently concluded Asia Cup tournament at Ipoh, Malaysia.

  • Bharat Kumar Chetri
    Jul 11, 2012 12:45 IST

    India aiming to arrest Olympic hockey decline

    The onset of every Olympics gives rise to bittersweet feelings among India's vast numbers of field hockey fans, with their pride in past gold medal performances accompanied by introspection about what has gone wrong since.

  • Bharat Chetri
    Aug 11, 2012 17:03 IST

    We're not good enough to play in Olympics: Chetri

    India's disastrous hockey campaign in the London Games ended with a humiliating bottom spot finish out of 12 competing nations, and it prompted a dejected skipper Bharat Chetri to say that the former champions were not good enough to play at a big stage like the Olympics.

  • Aug 24, 2012 15:30 IST

    Hockey umpire Qureshi to get lifetime achievement award

    International hockey umpire, Shakeel Ahmad Qureshi will be felicitated with the lifetime achievement award on Sports Day on August 29.

  • Aug 25, 2012 22:39 IST

    Nehru Cup: India dismantle Maldives, go top of the table

    India went to top of the table and enhanced their chances of reaching the finals of the Nehru Cup football tournament by thrashing South Asian rivals Maldives 3-0 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi on Saturday.

  • Sep 14, 2012 13:03 IST

    Ranchi franchise becomes third team in Hockey India League

    The joint venture of Patel-Uniexcel Group has taken up the Ranchi franchise in the much-hyped Hockey India League, making it the third of the six teams which will compete in the event starting in January next year.

  • Sep 29, 2012 01:01 IST

    Rlys, Manipur in quarters

    Indian Railways and Manipur entered the quarterfinals of the second Hockey India Senior Men's National Cham­pionship by registering hard-fought victories.

  • Dec 06, 2012 10:57 IST

    Pakistan beats Olympic gold medalists Germany 2-1

    Shakeel Abassi scored goals in the 39th and 51st minutes on Thursday to give Pakistan a 2-1 win over Olympic gold medalist Germany in a men's Champions Trophy field hockey quarterfinal.

  • Dec 20, 2012 21:07 IST

    Hockey legend Leslie Claudius dead

    Triple Olympic hockey gold winner Leslie Claudius died at a private hospital in Kolkata on Thursday after a prolonged battle with cirrhosis of liver, hospital sources said. Claudius, 85, is survived by his wife and three sons.

  • Jan 01, 2013 13:01 IST

    Hockey India League signs title sponsorship deal with Hero

    The upcoming Hockey India League has signed a multi-year deal with Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, for the title sponsorship of the event.

  • Jan 02, 2013 01:14 ISTmoney matters

    Now, hockey joins the ‘100-crore’ club

    Even as field hockey changed turfs, the young sportspersons of the country, gunning in equal measure for glory and bounty, opted to stay put on nature's green, Kaushik Chatterji reports.

  • Sandeep Singh and Sardar Singh
    Jan 03, 2013 22:55 IST

    'Pro'gress by leagues and bounds

    Competitions alone no longer seem to whet the appetite of Indian sportspersons. There was a time when, for a humble medal in the national championships, athletes would put in all their effort, knowing well it won't give them anything except pride and a bit of appreciation.

  • Jan 08, 2013 23:33 IST

    Rising India need to be more organised: Charlesworth

    Australian coach Ric Charlesworth feels that the Indian hockey team's recent success in international events proves that it is fast improving, but to become a force to reckon with in world hockey, the past masters of the game need to be more organised and disciplined.

  • Jan 09, 2013 23:38 ISTHockey India league

    Perfect chance to make a comeback: Chettri

    Former India skipper and goalkeeper, Bharat Chettri, is focusing on the upcoming Hockey India League to make a big impact.

  • Jan 10, 2013 23:27 IST

    Waveriders suffer Taekema setback

    Even before the ball could be rolled on the turf in the inaugural edition of the Hockey India League (HIL), beginning January 14, the Delhi Waveriders have suffered a big setback as their key foreign player, Taeke Taekema of the Netherlands, has been ruled out due to a back injury.