Hockey

Jun 18, 2021 12:06
BENGALURU: Hockey India has today announced the much anticipated 16-member men’s hockey team to represent the country at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games 2020. With as many as ten Olympic debutants in the squad, the team is fuelled with a fresh approach basis intense training and preparation at the ongoing national camp being held at SAI Centre Bengaluru.  
Jun 17, 2021 17:06
BENGALURU: With final preparations underway for the much-awaited Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, Hockey India has today announced the final list of players selected to represent the Indian Women’s Hockey Team at the summer showdown in Tokyo. The 16-member squad strikes the perfect balance between continuity from the Rio Olympics 2016, and adopting a fresh approach for Tokyo.
Jun 14, 2021 15:06
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha, which today can rightfully lay claim to being the "patron state" for hockey in India, will now have outsiders running the show there. This comes after Hockey India nominated Bhola Nath Singh, currently president of the Jharkhand Hockey Association, as chairman of the ad hoc committee that will manage the game in the Eastern Indian state. 
Jun 03, 2021 22:06
LAUSANNE: Oman's capital Muscat will host the inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cups (Men and Women) to be held in January of 2024, the International Hockey Federation announced Thursday.  Oman won the bid to host the event by getting 13 votes out of a total of 16 and beating six other bidders.
May 26, 2021 19:05
MOHALI: The Punjab government declared on Tuesday that the Mohali International Hockey Stadium, Sector 63, would be renamed after triple Olympian and Padma Shri Balbir Singh Sr. The stadium will now be known as Olympian Balbir Singh Senior International Hockey Stadium.  The decision comes a year after the proposal got in-principal approval from the state government. 
May 24, 2021 18:05
NEW DELHI: After conducting two sets of online workshops from September 2020 to March 2021 as a part of the induction program for the new umpires and technical officials in Hockey India officiating system, Hockey India has successfully added 126 candidates to Hockey India's Potential List of umpires & judges.
May 24, 2021 17:05
LAUSANNE: In the closest of votes, Narinder Batra has been re-elected as president of the FIH for a second four-year term.  Of the 124 votes submitted by member national associations, Batra attained the required absolute majority of more than half the votes, receiving 63 votes to the 61 given to Marc Coudron of Belgium. Batra will hold the position until 2024. 
May 21, 2021 16:05
NEW DELHI: Indian men's hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has been re-elected to the FIH athletes committee for a second term.  The announcement of the appointment was made during a virtual meeting of the FIH executive board on Thursday.
May 18, 2021 19:05
NEW DELHI: It's raining biopics on Indian hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand. Pre-production on a docudrama celebrating the early years of the legendary player, which was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is reportedly set to get underway in June.
May 10, 2021 07:05
NEW DELHI: Two members of India’s last Olympic Gold medal-winning hockey team in Moscow 1980, Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik, died from coronavirus on Saturday. While 66-year-old MK Kaushik passed away in the capital, 62-year-old Ravinder Pal Singh passed away in Lucknow.