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Indian Men's Hockey Team with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
Hockey Olympians Given Grand Welcome In Odisha, Felicitated By CM Naveen

The Indian men's & women's hockey teams arrived in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday where they received a grand welcome from the fans as well as the minister of sports and Secretary of sports

Amit Rohidas
India’s Hockey Bronze: It Was A Plan Impeccably Executed On Field, Says Hockey Star Amit Rohidas

Indian National Hockey player Amit Rohidas spoke exclusively to OTV after the teams Bronze Medal win at the Tokyo Olympics

Dilip Tirkey
Exclusive Interview: Hockey Legend Dilip Tirkey On India’s Performance At Tokyo Olympics

We lost the match because we didn’t convert short corners into goals. Speaking exclusively to OTV, former Indian Hockey team captain, Dilip Tirkey shared this information while analysing the reasons behind the team’s defeat.

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women Hockey Team Qualifies For Quarter-Finals After 41 Years
Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women Hockey Team Qualifies For Quarter-Finals After 41 Years

Indian women team's best finish at the Olympics was in Moscow back in 1980 when they reached the semi-finals but ended fourth.

Kaushik, 1980 Olympic Hockey Gold Medallist, Loses Battle To Covid-19
Kaushik, 1980 Olympic Hockey Gold Medallist, Loses Battle To Covid-19

On Saturday, Kaushik was the second 1980 Moscow Olympics Indian team member to pass away. Ravindra Pal Singh died of Covid-related breathing problem in Lucknow early in the day.

1980 Olympic Hockey Gold Medallist Ravinder Pal Singh Passes Away
1980 Olympic Hockey Gold Medallist Ravinder Pal Singh Passes Away

Former hockey centre-half Ravinder Pal Singh, a member of India's gold medal-winning team of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, passed away early on Saturday morning here. He was 62.

India Make Impressive Return To International Hockey, Beat Germany 6-1
India Make Impressive Return To International Hockey, Beat Germany 6-1

Krefeld (Germany): Young Vivek Sagar Prasad scored a brace as the Indian men’s hockey team outclassed Germany 6-1 in its Europe tour opener to make an impressive return to international circuit following coronavirus-forced break. Vivek (27th, 28th minutes), Nilakanta Sharma (13th), Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (41st), Akashdeep Singh (42nd) and Harmanpreet Singh (47th) were the goal […]

Hockey India Nominates Manpreet And Rani For Player Of The Year Award

New Delhi: Hockey captains Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal were on Tuesday nominated for Dhruv Batra Player of the Year award in male and female category respectively by Hockey India for its third Annual Awards scheduled on March 8. A total prize money of Rs 1.30 crore along with trophies will be awarded to hockey […]

India Wins Shoot-Out Against Netherlands To Collect 2 Points In Second FIH Pro League Match

Bhubaneswar: The Indian men’s hockey team made a late comeback to level the scores before emerging 3-1 victorious in the shoot-out in their second FIH Pro League match against the Netherlands here on Sunday. India secured two points from the match (including the bonus point for winning the shoot-out), while the Netherlands got one point […]

India Men Seal Olympics Berth With 7-1 Drubbing Of Russia

Bhubaneshwar: The Indian men’s hockey team on Saturday qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a 7-1 drubbing of 22nd ranked Russia in the second leg of their Olympic qualifiers here. World No. 5 India came into the match with a 4-2 lead in the first leg, which meant that the aggregate score at the […]

Captain Rani's Strike Sends India To 2020 Olympics

Bhubaneswar: The Indian women’s hockey team on Saturday confirmed a place in the 2020 Olympics after surviving an extraordinary fightback from the USA in the second leg of their Olympic qualifier at the Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneswar. The USA fought back from a 5-1 deficit from the first leg to level the score 5-5 in […]

Team showing consistency in run up to Olympic qualifiers: Reid

Bhubaneswar: The Indian men’s hockey team has been in fine form lately, winning the FIH Men’s Series Finals Bhubaneswar 2019 in June, the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Test Event in August, and then winning all five of their matches against World Champions Belgium and World No. 8 Spain as part of their preparations for the much […]

Indian Jr men's hockey team in final of Sultan Johor Cup

Johor Bahru (Malaysia): The Indian junior men’s hockey team today sealed their berth in the final of the 9th Sultan of Johor Cup after an emphatic 5-1 victory over Australia at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium here on Wednesday. The clinical performance saw goals from Shilanand Lakra (26′, 29′), Dilpreet Singh (44′), Gursahibjit Singh (48′) […]

India Held 2-2 By Great Britain In Last Tour Of England Match

Marlow: The Indian women’s hockey team were held to a 2-2 draw by Great Britain in their last match of the Tour of England held here on Friday. The World No. 9 team ended the tour with another draw against a relatively stronger Great Britain side, performing exceptionally during the five matches as they won […]

Wrestlers Babita, Yogeshwar In BJP's Haryana Candidate List

New Delhi: Putting an end to days of speculations, the BJP on Monday finally announced its candidate list for the October 21 Haryana Assembly elections. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will be fighting from his present Karnal seat, while wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who joined the BJP last week, is the nominee from the Baroda assembly […]

Mandeep, Akashdeep Shine As India Beat Belgium

Antwerp (Belgium): Mandeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored in the second half to give India a win over Belgium in the opening game of the three-match series between the teams. In a gritty first quarter, India were the ones who took the initiative early, forcing Loic van Doren into a save from the first Penalty […]

Hockey India Names 33 Probables For Men's National Camp

New Delhi: Hockey India on Saturday named 33 core probables for the senior men’s national camp scheduled to be held in Bengaluru between September 2 and September 22 ahead of the team’s departure for the Belgium tour. The players will report to coach Graham Reid at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Bengaluru on […]

HI, FIH donate Rs 31 lakh to Odisha CM Relief Fund

New Delhi: Hockey India on Wednesday donated Rs 31 lakh to the Odisha CM’s Relief Fund. HI said that this was in appreciation of the state’s efforts to ensure the smooth conduct of the FIH Men’s Series Finals in Bhubaneswar in June despite the damage caused by Cyclone Fani. An HI statement said that its […]

Hockey star Lazarus Barla wants to give back to society

Bhubaneswar: He has played hockey for India across a range of tournaments — over 170 matches at the Olympics, World Cups and the Champions Trophy since making his international debut in 1997 at the Junior World Cup tournament and captaining the team at the Junior Asia Cup. Now, Lazarus Barla, who was adjudged the best […]

Indian hockey's new mantra: Score early and create scoreboard pressure

Bhubaneswar: With a new coach at the helm in Graham Reid, the Indian men’s hockey team has been working on a new tactic to put pressure on the opposition — create chances and score as many goals as possible early on. In the ongoing FIH Series Finals here, world no. 5 India have been scoring […]

India lose 0-4 to Australia

Perth: After remaining unbeaten in their first three matches of the Australia Tour 2019, world no. 5 Indian Mens Hockey team slumped to a 0-4 defeat to the hosts in their fourth match at the Perth Hockey Stadium here on Wednesday. Australia’s Blake Govers (15′, 60′) and Jeremy Hayward (20′, 59′) scored a brace each […]

India eves beat Malaysia 1-0, win hockey series 5-0

Kuala Lumpur: The Indian Women’s Hockey Team remained unbeaten through the 5-match bilateral series as they clinched the fifth match with a 1-0 win against Malaysia here on Thursday. It was Navjot Kaur’s fine field goal in the 35th minute that helped India win the match, coupled with good defending that ensured they held on […]

Graham Reid appointed Indian men's hockey coach

New Delhi: Hockey India has named Graham Reid as the new chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team. The 54-year-old will join the team in Bengaluru shortly for the ongoing national camp at the Sports Authority of India. Reid has a decorated playing career as the defender/midfielder for the Australian national team and was […]

Shah Rukh Khan confirms he will come to Odisha for HWC'18

Bhubaneswar: With just a few weeks to go for Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 at the iconic Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar, players of the Indian team invited Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan to back them during the tournament citing it as a moral booster for the title win. SRK, who used to play […]

India hockey women ranking
India jump to 9th spot in Women's Hockey Rankings

New Delhi: Following their quarter-final finish at the Women’s Hockey World Cup, India have jumped a place to be ninth in the world rankings announced by International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday. Sjoerd Marijne-coached India have 1138 points as they made it to the last eight round at the World Cup in London last week. […]