Aug 21, 2014 06:55 PM
It’s been 16 long years that Indian men’s hockey team won a gold medal at the Asian Games, but its chief coach Terry Walsh said that the Sardar Singh-led side has a realistic chance of breaking the jinx in the upcoming continental event to be
Aug 21, 2014 02:13 PM
Hockey India on Thursday added its 23rd associate member by welcoming on board Hockey Madhya Pradesh under its wings.Prior to being the associate member of Hockey India, Hockey Madhya Pradesh was known as Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association, HI said in a st
Aug 20, 2014 05:13 PM
India has been clubbed alongside arch-rivals and eight-time champions Pakistan in the 10-nation men’s hockey competition at the 17th Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4.In Pool B, besides defending champions
Aug 18, 2014 05:21 PM
IT firm Tech Mahindra has partnered with an academy promoted by Indian hockey icon Dhanraj Pillay to encourage people to take up the sport.Excellence Academy aims at promoting talent in the field of hockey, a game which India once dominated on the interna
Aug 17, 2014 02:04 PM
With Major Dhyan Chand’s name finally being nominated for the Bharat Ratna, another hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr feels going by his achievements he too deserves the country’s highest civilian award and hopes to get the recognition in his life
Aug 15, 2014 12:15 AM
Sport without heroes is like a religion sans God. Call them stalwarts or icons they elevate it to a different trajectory of aesthetics and craft.Sport will not be the same had it not been embellished by the Don in cricket, Pele in soccer, Muhammad Ali in b
Aug 14, 2014 08:42 AM
Taking cognizance over denial of the Arjuna award to boxer Manoj Kumar, the Sports Ministry is mulling the possibility of reconvening the awards committee next week. Kumar was denied the award over a case of mistaken identity with another boxer, a school
Aug 14, 2014 12:04 AM
Competitive hockey entered a revolutionary phase when synthetic pitches came into vogue after the Montreal Olympic Games in 1976.Very few sports probably have gone through such a stunning metamorphosis as hockey in the last four decades in relation to rule
Aug 5, 2014 03:49 PM
With a Commonwealth Games silver medal proudly hanging on their necks, the Indian men’s hockey team returned home to a rousing welcome by Hockey India (HI), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), fans and friends at the Indira Gandhi International airpor
Aug 4, 2014 01:47 PM
Defender Vickram Kanth will lead the Indian hockey team for a three-match series against Bangladesh as part of preparations for the Asian Games. India will play Bangladesh on August 6, 8 and 9 in Dhaka and the tour will also be part of the selection proce
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