Initially disappointed, but Varun feels lucky to be a part of Olympic hockey history
Published on Sep 20, 2021 04:13 PM IST
Hockey India, which had originally named 16-member men's and women's squads for the upcoming Games, have now added two players each in both the teams.
Published on Jul 14, 2021 01:03 PM IST
India made a fine start with a well-structured attack that fetched them three goals in the first quarter.
Published on Apr 08, 2021 12:00 AM IST
PTI | , Buenos Aires
The Indian men's hockey team made a positive start to its tour of Argentina, beating the reigning Olympic champions 4-3 in the first practice match.
Published on Apr 07, 2021 10:25 AM IST
PTI | , Buenos Aires
With the clock ticking towards the Tokyo Olympics, Indian hockey team defender Varun Kumar is thrilled to be wearing the blue jersey again after being selected by chief coach Graham Reid for the tour of Argentina.
Published on Apr 03, 2021 03:28 PM IST
Just as Lovlina Borgohain, a two-time World Championships medallist, began dreaming about her maiden Olympics, the Games was postponed by a year in Tokyo.
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 09:24 AM IST
New Delhi |Avishek Roy
These gardeners like a challenge. If it’s a plant that feeds on insects, grows in water or grows on other plants, you can count them in.
Updated on Dec 27, 2020 02:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Natasha Rego
The chances of India defender Surender Kumar taking the field when the hockey competition resumes in 2021 has become slim because of post Covid-19 complication.
Updated on Sep 18, 2020 11:16 AM IST
New Delhi | Navneet Singh
Mandeep and five other national players -- captain Manpreet Singh, defenders Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, drag-flicker Varun Kumar and goalkeeper Krishan Bahadur Pathak -- tested positive for COVID-19 last week after reaching Bengaluru for the national camp, which starts on August 20.
Updated on Aug 11, 2020 10:16 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Hockey players getting time at home will be recharged for challenges ahead: Drag-flicker Varun Kumar
The Indian hockey team was held up at Bengaluru’s Sports Authority of India for more than two months due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The players were recently given a month’s break after lockdown restrictions were eased.
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 03:55 PM IST
Jalandhar |Press Trust of India
One of them, Raj Kumar, 40, died on the spot after he collided with a truck coming from the other side. Pillion rider Varun Kumar, 25, is injured and undergoing treatment at civil hospital.
Published on May 06, 2020 10:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Jatinder Mahal, Jalandhar
Since the lockdown was announced, people with disabilities have been facing an array of problems, as their helpers and caregivers stopped attending to them.
Updated on Apr 24, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Richa Banka
The 24-member squad will comprise goalkeepers PR Sreejesh and Krishan Pathak, besides outfielders Amit Rohidas, Surender Kumar, Birendra Lakra, Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Gurinder Singh and Rupinder Pal Singh.
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 12:12 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Victim was returning after attending the youth festival on the campus when the accused waylaid him.
Published on Nov 09, 2019 10:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | , LudhianaHT Correspondent
The Indian men’s team will play Russia on November 1 and 2 at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium.
Updated on Oct 30, 2019 07:41 PM IST
Akashdeep’s goals came in the 11th, 26th and 53rd minutes, while Varun Kumar (4th, 22nd) and Mandeep Singh (30th, 60th) scored a brace each for India.
Updated on Jun 10, 2019 09:42 PM IST
Bhuvneshwar |Press Trust of India
Even though their goal was never threatened once in the first two quarters, the Indians were slow to get off the blocks, especially against a side which is ranked 22nd in the world.
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 09:41 PM IST
Varun Kumar, who was rested for the Australian tour, and Amit Rohidas have also made a comeback, while midfielder Sumit also returns to the team.
Updated on May 28, 2019 01:19 PM IST
New Delhi |PTI
The 24-year-old Mandeep fired in three quick goals (20th, 27th and 29th minutes), all of them coming in the second quarter, after Varun Kumar had given India the lead in the 12th minute of the high-scoring match.
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 07:00 PM IST
Sumit Kumar (17th min), Sumit Kumar junior (27th min), drag flicker Varun Kumar (36 min) and Mandeep Singh (58th min) found the net for India.
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 10:16 PM IST
India will play Korea in their next league game on Sunday before taking on hosts Malaysia (March 26), Canada (March March 27) and Poland (March 29).
Updated on Mar 23, 2019 04:03 PM IST
Police have seized the car that had a fake registration plate, a lighter that looks like a pistol that the gang allegedly used to threaten victims to reveal their ATM PIN and a roll of tape used by the gang to gag the victims.
Published on Mar 16, 2019 12:59 AM IST
Gurugram |HT Correspondent
In the absence of Rupinder Pal Singh, India had three dragflickers in young Harmanpreet, Amit Rohidas and Varun Kumar in the World Cup but their conversion rate was poor, recording just 30.7 per cent.
Updated on Dec 23, 2018 06:14 PM IST
Kolkata |Press Trust of India
Seven from the 2016 juniors’ World Cup winning team are part of the ongoing senior World Cup.
Updated on Dec 06, 2018 03:46 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | Saurabh Duggal
Harmanpreet Singh is now among the three short corner specialists for India in the World Cup. The Punjab player is the leader of the pack which includes Amit Rohidas and Varun Kumar.
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 05:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | Sandip Sikdar
For young Harmanpreet, Amit Rohidas and Varun Kumar --- the three drag-flickers --- it will be an opportunity to show their mettle in the absence of senior pro Rupinder Pal Singh, who didn’t find a place in the squad.
Published on Nov 24, 2018 08:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Sandip Sikdar
Indian coach Harendra Singh said beginning with a big win was the team’s target. India will play Pakistan in their next match.
Updated on Oct 19, 2018 12:57 PM IST
It was a heartbreak for the Indian men’s hockey team as they went down to Malaysia 6-7 in the penalty shoot-out in the semi-finals at the Asian Games 2018 on Thursday.
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 08:10 PM IST
Jakarta |Press Trust of India
The Indian men’s hockey team defeated Hong Kong 26-0 in their Asian Games 2018 Pool A match to register their highest-ever victory in the continental competition.
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 03:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Australia produced their best show of Champions Trophy, scoring through Lachlan Sharp (6th minute), Tom Craig (15th) and Trent Mitton (33rd). For India, Varun Kumar (10th) and Harmanpreet Singh (58th) scored
Updated on Jun 28, 2018 02:34 AM IST
Press Trust of India, Breda |Press Trust of India