The upcoming meeting between representatives of the sports ministry and the IOA on one side and the IOC on the other, on May 15, is unlikely to resolve the issue of the National Olympic Committee re-joining the Olympic movement anytime soon.
Hockey India’s plan to scout for talent from among the participating teams in the ongoing senior women’s national championship in Lucknow may hit a roadblock as most of the state units have randomly picked teams, and not followed the exercise of conducting competitions to select players, reports Navneet Singh.
Keeping in mind the Junior World Cup in India, Hockey India on Sunday announced the appointment of former South African Olympian Gregg Clark as chief coach of the junior men’s side. Clark will start his assignment from April 13, and will be assisted by Baljeet Saini, a former Olympian.
India's national hockey teams are as much a repository of cultural diversity as they are for a dominant skill -- dribbling. Navneet Singh reports.
Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh struck twice as India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 4-2 in a thrilling match and avoided the wooden spoon in the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament here on Sunday.
AIFF Fitness Coach, Pradip Dutta has become the first Indian to be nominated as a FIFA Conditioning Instructor.
A controversial penalty stroke enabled Malaysia to hold India to a 2-2 draw in the final round-robin match of the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament in Ipoh on Saturday.
A miffed Pakistan has threatened to pull out of the FIH Junior World Cup to be held in India later this year, a day after the Indian government cancelled the proposed bilateral series between the two nations.
It started with nine Pakistani players being sent home during the inaugural Hockey India League earlier this year following uproar over the killing of Indian soldiers near the Line of Control. HT
reports. India-Pakistan Test series (1978 to 2006)
The diplomatic tensions between India and Pakistan has spilled over yet again to the sporting arena as the Indian government has refused permission for a home-and-away bilateral hockey series between the two countries on security grounds.
Chief coach Michael Nobbs said he had every reason to be delighted with the win over Pakistan.
A spirited India notched up a come-from-behind 3-1 win over arch-rivals Pakistan in a must-win encounter to keep alive their hopes in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament.
India will have to put behind the disappointment of their back-to-back defeats and come out all guns blazing against arch-rivals Pakistan in their next round-robin match, to keep their chances alive in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament.
A young Indian side put up a spirited fight before going down 3-4 to six-time champions Australia in the opening encounter of the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament in Malaysia on Saturday.
No longer should February make Jaspreet Kaur shiver. Last month, India qualified for the semifinals of the Hockey World League. The star of the show was the 17-year-old drag-flicker, adjudged player of the tournament as the hosts won Round 2 in New Delhi.