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Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh with coach Terry Walsh.
The Hindu Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh with coach Terry Walsh.

Sardar banks on Sreejesh to replicate his WC performance

Sreejesh has improved leaps and bounds and has not only become India’s numero uno goalkeeper but one of the world’s best in the business. »
Gurwinder Singh Chandi. File photo

Gurwinder Singh Chandi will strengthen forward line: Walsh

India hockey coach Terry Walsh feels Gurwinder Singh Chandi’s re-induction into the team after more then a year in wilderness will add quite a bit of zing to the side’s attack in the upcoming Commo... »

CWG: a podium finish again?

Sardar Singh. File photo: R.V. Moorthy A podium finish is a realistic estimate for India in the hockey competition at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. As the silver medallist in the last edition in Delhi, the players should strive to pr... »
Indian Hockey team captain Sardar Singh. File photo.
New Delhi, July 3, 2014

Sardar Singh to lead India in Commonwealth Games

There were few surprises as Hockey India (HI) selected a 16-member side, led by Sardar Singh, for the 2014 Commonwealth Games that would be held in Glasgow, July 23-Aug 3. Most the player... »
Ric Charlesworth, who has coached Australia since 2009, was expected to relinquish his position after next month’s Commonwealth Games, but has decided to end his career ahead of the Glasgow tournament. Australia won the men’s gold medal at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010. File photo
SYDNEY, June 19, 2014

Ric Charlesworth to step down as Aussie coach ahead of Commonwealth Games

Four-time World Cup-winning field hockey coach Ric Charlesworth will step down from the Australian men’s team earlier than expected. Charlesworth, who has coached Australia since 2009, was... »
Sardar Singh.
June 17, 2014

Don't blame the coaches

The target for Terry Walsh in the hockey World Cup was one spot below eighth. India’s coach nursed no delusions. But the eventual ninth place has triggered off a debate. The ritual of consti... »
An ecstatic Jamie Dwyer holds aloft the symbol of supremacy, as teammates cheer, after champion Australia destroyed the Netherlands in front of the latter's home crowd on Sunday.
The Hague, June 15, 2014

Australia crushes Netherlands to win hockey World Cup

Australia retained the men’s hockey World Cup title by outplaying Olympic silver medallist The Netherlands 6-1 in the final at the Kyocera Stadium here on Sunday. Chris Ciriello’s... »
Argentina captain Luciana Aymar celebrates winning the bronze medal after the Hockey World Cup final for third and fourth place between the U.S. and Argentina in The Hague, Netherlands on Saturday.
The Hague, June 14, 2014

Aymar leads Argentine women to bronze at hockey World Cup

Argentina defeated the United States 2-1 for third place in the women’s hockey World Cup on Saturday. The reigning world champions lost their semi-final 4-0 to The Netherlands, while the... »
NEW DELHI, June 12, 2014

Panel to look into Hockey World Cup debacle

Even as the men’s team battles for crumbs at the ongoing World Cup in the Netherlands, Hockey India has decided to set up an evaluation committee to look into the team’s dismal performance.... »
Ric Charlesworth. File photo
The Hague, June 11, 2014

Change evident in Indian hockey: Charlesworth

Australia’s famed coach Ric Charlesworth feels Indian hockey is making progress, but it would be a while before the country can return to the podium.“I think India is making progress. From... »
The Hague (Netherlands), June 10, 2014

Hockey WC: England men overcome Belgium to enter semis

England defeated Belgium 3-2 to clinch a berth in the semi-finals of the men’s hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium here on Monday.Iain Lewers placed a penalty stroke into the left corne... »
The Hague, June 9, 2014

Argentina men stay on semifinals course

Penalty corner specialist Gonzalo Peillat’s three-goal burst kept Argentina on course for making the semifinals of the men’s hockey World Cup with a resounding 5-0 victory over Asian champion Sout... »
The Hague, June 7, 2014

Hockey World Cup: India beats Malaysia, registers first win

Akashdeep Singh scored two goals in the space of three minutes to set up India’s 3-2 victory over Malaysia in the men’s hockey World Cup here on Saturday.Jasjit Singh Kular opened the scori... »

Sreejesh earns India first points with 1-1 draw against Spain

Spain’s strikers big challenge for India

Why this last minute paralysis?

Hockey World Cup: Australian men consolidate position atop pool with second win

Heart-break for India in opener

Will the Aussies rule again?

Hockey World Cup: India looks for solid start against Belgium

India faces a stern test in the World Cup

Upadhyay replaces injured Ramandeep

NEW DELHI, July 3, 2014

Indian women’s hockey team for CWG

Hockey India on Wednesday announced the women’s team for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held at Glasgow from July 23 to August 3. India will start its campaign against Canada o... »
Kuala Lumpur, June 17, 2014

Hockey: Clean sweep by Indian women

Indian women secured a 6-0 whitewash over Malaysia after winning the final match of their tour 5-2 here on Tuesday. The series was part of the team’s preparation for the Commonwealth Game... »
The Hague, June 15, 2014

Hockey will be a four-quarter game

Hockey’s transformation from a 70-minute game divided into two halves, to four quarters with a total playing time of 60 minutes will start with the Asian Games in September. Leandro Negre... »
The Hague, June 14, 2014

The Netherlands wins seventh women’s hockey World Cup title

Olympic gold medallists The Netherlands defeated Australia 2-0 in the title showdown to clinch the women’s hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium here on Saturday. This was the fourth ti... »
Team India during the match against Spain during the Hockey World Cup in The Hague. File photo
The Hague (Netherlands), June 14, 2014

India beat South Korea; finish ninth in Hockey WC

Akashdeep Singh scored two goals as India posted a comfortable 3-0 win over Asian champions South Korea to finish a lowly ninth in the men’s hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium The Hague on Sa... »
Netherlands' Sander de Wijn (right) during the match against Germany in The Hague. Netherlands, Australia and Argentina are the teams who are battling for a golden double in World Cup hockey tournament.
The Hague, June 11, 2014

Netherlands, Australia, Argentina aim at golden double

With both their men’s and women’s teams marching into the semifinals, Australia, Argentina and the Netherlands would be eyeing the golden double when the last-four stage of the FIH Hockey World Cu... »
The Hague, June 10, 2014

Argentina thrashes S Africa to reach hockey World Cup semi-finals

Argentina’s men thrashed South Africa 5-1 at the hockey World Cup in The Hague Tuesday to guarantee a place in the semi-finals of the competition.The convincing victory put Argentina top of... »
Indian men's hockey team in action against Spain. On Monday Indians lost miserably to Australia in the Robobank World Cup hockey tournament in The Hague.
The Hague, June 9, 2014

Hockey World Cup: Australia thrash India 4-0

India suffered a humiliating 0-4 loss against defending champions Australia in their final group league encounter of the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup, in The Hague on Monday.Asserting their s... »
The Hague, June 8, 2014

Olympic champions Germany defeat New Zealand at hockey World Cup

Germany booked their second win in pool B at the Hockey World Cup in The Hague thanks to a 5-3 victory over New Zealand to keep their chances open to qualify for the semi-finals. Florian... »
The Hague, June 7, 2014

Impressive wins by Argentina and USA

Defending champions Argentina beat Germany 3-0 and USA posted a runaway 5-0 victory over China to lead the race for semifinal spots in the women’s hockey World Cup after posting impressive wins in... »

Hockey World Cup: Aussie women prevail 3-2 over Belgium

Upset wins for Argentina, China

Hockey WC: India crash to second successive defeat

Hockey World Cup: Australian women eke out close 3-2 over Japan

Australia drubs Malaysia 4-0 in hockey WC opener

Need to keep a check on Belgium’s Tom Boon: Sardar

The impact of artificial turf

Azlan Shah passes away


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