Coach Sjoerd Marijne said the girls should be proud that they achieved something bigger than a medal.
But the maiden Olympic medal remained out of bounds as world no.4 Great Britain, who were gold-winners in the 2016 Rio Games, came out on top in the pulsating encounter.
Indian women team's best finish at the Olympics was in Moscow back in 1980 when they reached the semi-finals but ended fourth.
Odia hockey player Deep Grace Ekka has been named as the Vice-Captain of Indian women's hockey team set to play at Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Auckland: Striker Navneet Kaur scored a brace to guide the Indian women’s hockey team to a convincing 3-0 win over New Zealand in the last game of its five-match tour here on Wednesday. Navneet found the net in the 45th and 58th minutes, while Sharmila scored a field goal in the 54th minute as India […]
Bhubaneswar: The India women’s hockey team put one foot in the Tokyo Olympics next year by registering a 5-1 victory over the United States in a qualifier first leg clash at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. India scored four goals in 11 minutes after halftime to kill the tie as Gurjeet Kaur scored a […]
New Delhi: Hockey India on Friday named the 18-member Indian women’s team for their upcoming Tour of England which is scheduled to take place from September 27 to October 4 in Marlow, England. Rani Rampal will lead the side while Savita will play as her deputy during the five matches against Great Britain. “The balance […]
Lausanne (Switzerland): In a favourable draw, India’s men’s hockey team was on Monday pitted against lower-ranked Russia while the women’s team drew a tricky USA in the final round of the Tokyo Olympics qualifiers. The teams will compete in two back-to-back matches to make it to the Tokyo Games. The men’s team will compete on […]
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 […]