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Netherlands, France and Argentina arrive in Bhubaneswar for Junior Hockey WC

Published on Nov 17, 2021 11:42 PM IST

Excited to compete in Bhubaneswar, Lageman said, "We are very excited. We have never played in such a big stadium. It's a shame people cannot come and watch the games. We are very excited to play.

Netherlands, France and Argentina arrive in Bhubaneswar for Junior Hockey WC(TWITTER/HI)
ANI | , Bhubaneswar (odisha) [india]

Tokyo Olympian Lalremsiami to lead India in women's junior World Cup

The event will witness 16 top teams from across the globe battle for the title which was previously won by Argentina in 2016.

Lalremsiami to lead India in women's junior World Cup(Hockey India )
Updated on Nov 15, 2021 05:15 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Pritam Siwach, a hockey champion, good samaritan

The former Indian women’s team star, a Dronacharya awardee this year, is a champion for guiding young girls out of poverty through hockey excellence.

Hockey Coach Pritam Siwach receives Dronacharya Award 2021 from President Ram Nath Kovind during the National Sports Awards ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi on Saturday.(ANI)
Published on Nov 13, 2021 11:36 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

Here as relationship coach for junior team: Graham Reid

India, who won the last edition of the Junior World Cup in Lucknow in 2016, will start their campaign from pool B, taking on France on the opening day here on November 24.

Here as relationship coach for junior team: Graham Reid(FILE- Getty Images)
Published on Nov 12, 2021 05:50 PM IST
PTI | , Bhubaneswar

Olympic medalist Vivek Sagar Prasad to lead India in junior hockey World Cup

The event slated to begin on November 24 will witness 16 top teams from across the globe vie for the trophy, which was previously won by India in 2016. 

The 18-member Indian hockey squad for men's junior World Cup. (Hockey India )
Published on Nov 11, 2021 02:09 PM IST
PTI | , Bhubaneswar

Series against SA helped us test several combinations ahead of Pro League: Salima Tete

Series against SA helped us test several combinations ahead of Pro League: Salima Tete

HT Image
Updated on May 12, 2024 11:12 AM IST

Sjoerd Marijne's final payment held back on HI's advice

According to Sports Authority of India (SAI) sources, Marijne's six-day salary, amounting to USD 1800, is on hold. His tenure ended after India's creditable fourth-place finish in the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

File image of Sjoerd Marijne.(AFP)
Published on Nov 03, 2021 04:55 PM IST

Historic moment to see Sreejesh, Manpreet being chosen for Khel Ratna- HI Pres.

The entire Indian Men's Hockey Team part of the Olympic success too have been honoured with the Arjuna award

Historic moment to see Sreejesh, Manpreet being chosen for Khel Ratna- HI Pres.(Getty Images (FILE))
Published on Nov 03, 2021 03:49 PM IST
ANI | , New Delhi

Rupinder gives reasons behind retirement, reveals plans for future - Exclusive

In an exclusive interaction with Hindustan Times, Rupinder Pal Singh delved deeper into his decision to retire, and also revealed his future plans.

India's Rupinder Pal Singh reacts.(AP)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 12:09 PM IST

Rupinder, Lakra overwhelmed by PM Modi's letter of appreciation on retirement

PM also sent out the letter to Birendra Lakra on his retirement from the game. Both Pal and Lakra were part of India's recent Bronze Medal-winning team at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The duo announced their retirement on the same day, that is, September 30.

Tokyo Bronze medallists Rupinder, Lakra overwhelmed by PM Modi's letter of appreciation on retirement(File)
Published on Oct 23, 2021 04:54 PM IST
ANI | , New Delhi

Junior Hockey WC: India to begin title defence against France

Pool A consists of Belgium, Chile, Malaysia and South Africa, while Korea, Netherlands, Spain and United States are in Pool C. Argentina, Egypt, Germany and Pakistan are in Pool D.

Punjab National Bank today defeated Canara Bank in the final to win the eighth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018 in Imphal. Image for representative purposes only.(Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 20, 2021 02:57 PM IST

‘I used insights gained as reserve to fire in actual play’: Simranjeet

Talking about his big break into the senior side, Simranjeet credited the seniors for guiding him and sharing useful tips which he still follows to this day.

Simranjeet Singh: File photo(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 15, 2021 01:57 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

FIH awards row: Indian hockey federation seeks apology from Belgium

Hockey India president Gyanendro Ningombam wants the world body to probe criticism by the Olympic champions to India sweeping the awards.

Representational image.(Getty Images)
Published on Oct 13, 2021 10:23 PM IST

Winners would have remained same without fans' participation: FIH CEO

India swept the FIH annual awards last Wednesday, claiming all top honours based on a voting system which was lambasted as a "failure" by men's Olympic champions Belgium, prompting the global body to say that it would try to figure why some associations did not cast their ballot.

Thierry Weil, FIH CEO(Twitter)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 03:43 PM IST
PTI | , Lausanne

You don’t want FIH awards to be a popularity contest: ex-Belgium coach McLeod

A two-time previous winner of the honour, McLeod finished second to Reid despite making Belgium the world No.1 team, winning silver in Rio 2016, the 2018 World Cup, the 2020-21 Pro League and the Tokyo Olympics gold.

Shane McLeod the coach of Belgium looks on.(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 08, 2021 10:43 PM IST

Indian women's hockey team to play in FIH Pro League this season as replacement

The third season of the women's FIH Hockey Pro League begins on October 13 with Olympic and world champions the Netherlands taking on Belgium.

India women's hockey team. File(AP)
Published on Oct 08, 2021 04:16 PM IST

Need to win gold in Asian games, nothing else will do: Savita

The last time Indian women's team won a gold at the Asian Games was in the 1982 edition and Savita said the side will need to go all out this time after settling for a silver at the 2018 edition.

India goalkeeper Savita (11) and her teammates(AP)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 05:24 PM IST

India scoop up FIH awards, Olympic champions Belgium cry foul

Six Indian players and the men’s and women’s coaches claimed the top prizes after getting the maximum number of votes.

India scoop up FIH awards, Olympic champions Belgium cry foul(HT COLLAGE)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 10:32 PM IST
By, New Delhi

India dominate FIH annual awards; Harmanpreet, Gurjit Kaur top players' honours

After a historic bronze medal-winning feat for the Indian men's team as well as the outstanding performance of the women's team, which reached the last four in Tokyo, Indian athletes and coaches dominated the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21.

Harmanpreet Singh and Gurjit Singh Player of the Year awards.(File)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 02:14 PM IST

India pulls out of 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games hockey competition

Hockey India withdraws from 2022 Birmingham CWG; cites COVID concerns, discriminatory quarantine rules

Hockey India(Twitter)
Published on Oct 05, 2021 07:20 PM IST

Former India hockey striker SV Sunil retires

Sunil said it was time for him to make way for younger players and help to build a winning team for the future. The senior player appeared in 264 India matches, striking 72 goals.

SV Sunil(Twitter)
Published on Oct 01, 2021 03:15 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Olympic dream achieved, Rupinder Pal, Birendra Lakra retire

The defenders who shone as India's hockey team won bronze in the Tokyo Games in August, the first medal for the country after 41 years, ended their international career.

Rupinder Pal and Birendra Lakra.(File)
Updated on Sep 30, 2021 10:30 PM IST

'Aim to improve further to be part of Indian team for upcoming events'

Singh had scored twice as the Indian men's team defeated Germany 5-4 in the thrilling bronze-medal play-off at Tokyo.

Simranjeet Singh of India celebrates with teammate Sumit of India during Tokyo Olympics: File photo(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 24, 2021 02:54 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Savita, Vandana reflect on life after India's historic performance in Tokyo

India women's hockey team led by captain Rani Rampal and coach Sjoerd Marijne scripted history by reaching the semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics.

Savita and Vandana Katariya collage.(AP)
Updated on Sep 23, 2021 03:41 PM IST
ByKaran Prashant Saxena

‘Hope Olympic bronze will inspire youngsters of Manipur to take up hockey’

Nilakanta was a vital cog in India's midfield in Tokyo, where the country ended a 41-year-old Olympic medal drought. Before Tokyo, India's last medal -- a gold -- came in the 1980 Moscow Games.

India's Nilakanta Sharma(AP)
Published on Sep 16, 2021 01:43 PM IST

Staying in the moment helped us in Tokyo: Udita

Udita is currently part of the 25-member senior women’s core probable group for the national camp in SAI, Bengaluru.

Indian Woman Hockey player Udita: File photo
Published on Sep 15, 2021 02:11 PM IST
PTI | , Bengaluru

Hockey India names 25 players for senior women's national camp

The 25 porobables include Gagandeep Kaur, Mariana Kujur, Suman Devi Thoudam and Mahima Choudhary, who have been moved to the Senior Core Group from the Junior ranks.

File photo of India hockey team in action.(Frank Uijlenbroek/Hockey India)
Published on Sep 12, 2021 02:54 PM IST

This is a new beginning for Indian hockey: Dilpreet on Olympic bronze medal

The Indian hockey team kept its morale high despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 and the historic bronze medal winning feat at the Tokyo Olympics is only just the beginning of a new era, said young striker Dilpreet Singh.

Dilpreet Singh celebrates scoring a goal against Germany at the 2020 Tokyo Games. (Getty)
Published on Sep 08, 2021 01:28 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Indian hockey teams unlikely to compete in Birmingham CWG, says IOA chief Batra

Batra said he has conveyed this to Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Sandip Pradhan during a formal meeting New Delhi on Friday.

IOA president Narinder Batra(HT_PRINT)
Published on Sep 03, 2021 02:16 PM IST

Coach Reid sets new targets for Indian men's hockey team after Tokyo success

Talking about the roadmap ahead, Reid said, "We have set some milestones in terms of competitions that are coming up for us now. We have Asian Games, FIH Pro League, Commonwealth Games, Hockey World Cup in 2023 and then Paris Olympics the following year.

Graham Reid(Frank Uijlenbroek)
Published on Aug 27, 2021 02:15 PM IST
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